Community briefs


Volunteers served up a meal last month at Wellspring Food Pantry’s Community Day. Free meals will be served Feb. 14 and Feb. 28 at the atrium of Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield. Groceries can be picked up afterward.

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Local center offers free meals with groceries

GREENFIELD – Enjoy a free meal prior to picking up free groceries at upcoming community events.

Wellspring Food Pantry hosts Community Day Feb. 14 and Feb. 28. A lunch and speaker is from 12:30-1:30 p.m. both days in the atrium of Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield. The food pantry, located at the barn adjacent to the church, will have a drive-through grocery pickup from 1:30-3 p.m. both days.

Wellspring Food Pantry is affiliated with Wellspring Center, a resource for those in need of whole-health renewal. For more information, call 317-462-2015, visit or

Trivia night to benefit EH Education Foundation

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Eastern Hancock Education Foundation will host a trivia night, and the winning team gets to choose a teacher to receive a classroom grant worth $500.

The event is at 6 p.m. March 8. Teams of six to eight people are encouraged; the $40 per person ticket includes dinner. The event will be at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Visit the corporation’s Facebook site for registration. Sponsorship information is available on the registration link, or email [email protected].

Community development course this month

GREENFIELD – A community development course designed for elected officials, community leaders and engaged citizens is coming up at The Thrive Center in Greenfield.

Ball State University Indiana Communities Institute will host its Community Development Course Feb. 27-29 at the center, 971 W. U.S. 40, Greenfield. The free course is in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Hancock County. Experts with decades of community development experience will lead participants through seven core sessions with exercises and conversations. Learn more or register at