Indianapolis organization Nine13sports recently brought its Kids Riding Bikes program to Harris Elementary School for the first time. Students took as spin on bicycles and learned the benefits that come along with biking.
Greenfield-Central High School’s madrigal choir sang the National Anthem before an Indiana Pacers game last month. They also sang the Canadian national anthem for the visiting Toronto Raptors.
Editor’s note: The Daily Reporter will feature our “Neighbors” each month, whether it be someone with an interesting hobby or profession, or a nonprofit group making a difference in our community. Here, Janelle Keusch, a family and consumer science teacher at Greenfield-Central High School, shares about the school’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America program. The 10th annual G-CHS Holiday Bazaar is coming up Dec. 2. If you know a person or a group that you’d like to see featured in Neighbors, email [email protected].
Libraries to host holiday programs
The following animals are available for adoption from the Hancock County Humane Society. Since the Greenfield building is under renovations, some cats can be viewed at the Smitten Kitten Cat Cafe, 7852 E. 96th St., Fishers, while others can be met in Greenfield. For more information, call (317) 462-5404 or visit hancockhumane.petfinder.com to verify where a cat is currently being housed.
Michael Needler Jr, CEO and owner of Needler’s Fresh Market, is pictured with Amanda Everidge, executive director of the Behavior Health Line at Hancock Health, and Ryan Alwardt, co-host of Indy Now. The Hancock Health food bank was one of eight recipients of donations from Needlers’ parent company Fresh Encounter on Giving Tuesday Nov. 28. In total, the company gave $81,000 to local food banks and mental health organizations. In a press release, Everidge said they look to provide outpatient and mental health services to help people live “a happy, healthy, full life.”
Eastern Hancock kindergarteners recently participated in the school’s annual “turkey hunt” where they met a lot of critters.
Hanging from a rack on my office wall is a collection of neckties, each one emblazoned with a picture of comedy greats: Chaplin, Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, the Marx Brothers, and my favorite, Abbott and Costello. My love of this comedy team is long-standing but in recent months Bud Abbott and Lou Costello have acquired a new meaning for me.