Community briefs


Mayoral forum Wednesday

GREENFIELD – A public forum with Greenfield’s mayoral candidates is coming to the Hancock County Public Library Sept. 20.

The League of Women Voters of Hancock County will present the forum, where candidates will address questions from attendees from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the main branch of the HCPL, 900 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield. Candidates are Republican Guy Titus, Democrat Nate Anderson and Libertarian Larry Silver Jr.

Open house, volunteer fair coming up

GREENFIELD – The Community Foundation of Hancock County will host an open house and volunteer fair at its new headquarters Sept. 30.

The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Thrive Center, 971 W. U.S. 40, Greenfield.

Numerous nonprofits will be on site with a variety of opportunities to volunteer. Guests can also tour the new building, learn about Imagination Library and enjoy a popcorn bar.

Benefit rock concert Sept. 22

GREENFIELD – A benefit rock show is coming up Sept. 22 in downtown Greenfield.

Revel for a Cause will feature three bands from 6-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Depot Street Park. The inaugural event will include The Native Howl, The Gasoline Gypsies and Mercury’s Muse. There will also be kids activities, including a bubble station, street performers, face painters, a caricaturist and balloon artist.

While the concert is free, there will be opportunities to donate to two local nonprofits: the Talitha Koum recovery house and The Landing, which offers recovery support for teens and adults.

Fall dinner to benefit local church

WILLOW BRANCH – An upcoming fall dinner will benefit a local church’s renovation project.

Willow Branch United Methodist Church will host its fall dinner from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 23 with inside dining or carry-out options. Menu is a cube steak meal for $15 or a homemade chicken and noodles meal for $12. Meals include mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad, dessert and drink. Children ages 5 and under eat free. The church is located at 6422 N. Thomas St., Willow Branch.