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Love INC will host a banquet April 12.

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Love INC to celebrate two decades in banquet

GREENFIELD – The annual Love Thy Neighbor Banquet is coming up April 12, celebrating two decades of Love INC helping churches help people.

The event is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 12 at Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church, 3179 N. 600 W., Greenfield.

Dinner will be from Smokin Barrel BBQ and entertainment from Divinity Trio. For tickets, call 317-468-6300, visit or email [email protected].

Love INC, or Love in the Name of Christ, has a mission to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities. The organization bridges resources by working with local churches, agencies and other community resources.

Drum-inspired workouts offered in McCordsville

MCCORDSVILLE – The Town of McCordsville is offering a free, six-week fitness class at Town Hall Park starting April 4.

Pound Fitness is a workout program with a certified instructor from Fusion Fittique. The high-energy, drumming-inspired workout meets twice a week, at 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at Town Hall Park, 6280 W. 800N. Drum sticks are provided but bring a yoga mat or towel to lay on the ground. Register by visiting or call 317-335-3151 for details.

Adult prom to raise funds for NP foundation

NEW PALESTINE — “Prom of the Century” is coming up in April, giving adults a chance to celebrate in a decades-themed party and raise money for the New Palestine Education Foundation.

The event for ages 21 and older is from 6-11 p.m. April 12 at Adaggios Banquet Hall and Event Center, 5999 W. Memory Lane, Greenfield. The event raises money for the foundation, which doles out teacher grants and student scholarships through New Palestine Community Schools each year.

The annual gala focuses on a different theme each year; last year’s casino-themed event netted more than $23,000. This year’s theme encourages attendees to dress up in their finest prom wear celebrating any decade from the 1950s through the 2000s. Guests can expect to see poodle skirts, flowers and peace signs, high ’80s hair and more. There will be a variety of fundraising games, photo opportunities, and a prom king and queen. The 2024 NPHS Distinguished Alumni honoree will also be announced.

Tickets are $80 for individuals or $150 per couple and includes a three-course pasta dinner. To purchase tickets or learn more, visit