Community briefs


Cheyenne Price enjoys a quiet moment out on the Pennsy Trail. The new Eagle Station trailhead on the Pennsy Trail, just west of S. CR 400 W, opened last year as part of a collaborative effort among local boy scouts, master gardeners and trail advocates, all of whom volunteered to create the educational gathering place. Volunteers are needed this spring to continue maintenance and care for the Pennsy Trail.

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Pennsy Trail work days scheduled

GREENFIELD – Volunteers are needed to spruce up the Pennsy Trail this spring.

This Saturday, trail management of native wildflowers and trees will take place from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 at the 400 West Wildlife Habitat at Eagle Station. Honeysuckle will be cleared April 20, and a work day at the Monarch Waystation just west of Washington Village Apartments is coming up April 27. Visit to sign up and connect.

Donations accepted for summer camp program

GREENFIELD – Nameless Creek Camp is accepting donations to help students get a summer camp experience.

The Plug Into Nature Camp will be July 8-12, offering children entering third through fifth grades a five-day experience with nature exploration, arts and crafts, sports and more. The camp is $140 per camper, unless the student qualifies for a scholarship. To donate toward the scholarship, visit

Heroes for Health run April 27

FORTVILLE – The first Heroes for Health 5K/1M Fun Run/Walk is coming up April 27.

The event is hosted by Mt. Vernon schools and the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation, and is designed to champion the mental health and overall well-being of students and staff. All proceeds benefit the foundation’s Tony May Legacy Fund, a resource for mental health and wellness programs within the school community.

The event begins at 9 a.m. April 27 on the Mt. Vernon main campus in Fortville. Early bird pricing is $30 per adult and $20 per youth; price increases after March 25. Sign up at or learn more at by clicking the link under “News.”

FUSE to host bowling fundraiser

GREENFIELD – A bowling fundraiser coming up this month will benefit Families United for Support and Encouragement.

The 16th annual Strike a Difference for FUSE Bowl-a-thon is at 5 p.m. April 27 at Strike Force Lanes, 1539 W. Main St., Greenfield.

Bowlers are challenged to raise a minimum of $100 to participate in the event through sponsorships, and a prize will be given to the top individual fundraiser. To learn more, call 317-462-9064, visit the organization’s social media page or visit