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Hospital shopping cart program promoted

Greenfield – The Greenfield Kiwanis Club learned about Kiwanis Comfort Kart, a service project for Riley Hospital for Children, at its April 19 meeting.

Komfort Kart serves Riley patients by providing free toiletries, snacks and other items through daily trips to every hospital room. Program coordinator Marge Crouch spoke about the impact of the stroller on parents who come to the hospital and expect to go home only to end up staying for weeks with their children. Susan Schwartz, Riley’s volunteer coordinator, spoke of the need for regular volunteers who could put in three to four hours to distribute items or restock the cart. For more information, visit

Greenfield Kiwanis is a service organization serving the needs of children in Hancock County and the world. It meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month at Greenfield Church of Christ, 1380 S. Ind. 9, Greenfield with dinner at 5:30 pm, meeting at 6 pm

Dance club to recreate the craft fair

Greenfield – The 36th Annual Riley Wranglers Arts and Crafts Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 at Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St. The fair is back after a two-year absence due to COVID-19.

It is expected that approximately 100 sellers will have items for sale. There will also be food, live entertainment, and door prizes every 20 minutes. Submission is free; For more information, visit or email [email protected]

DAR discusses veteran projects

Knightstown – The April 2 meeting of Major Hugh Dinwiddle’s Daughters of the American Revolution included discussion of the purchase of flags for a local cemetery; Information on the original Aunt Jemima; Local veteran Jessica Lynch takes home an award in Indianapolis; Medical units in World War II and more.

Good Citizen Award winners announced: Paige Noel Personnet of the Charles A. Bird Memorial School Foundation and McKenna Quinn Matthews of Tri Junior-Senior High School.

Coming to the club is the creation of a display to honor the centenary of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial; state conference in May; The inauguration of officers in June.

Girls squad to host the sale of the Negev

GREENFIELD – American Heritage Girls will host their second annual Research Show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29-30 at Calvary Cristian Fellowship, 79 S. 700W., Greenfield.

There will be clothing, shoes, toys, furniture, home décor, gadgets, jewelry, books, DVDs, exercise equipment, bikes, electronics, kitchen gadgets and more. All proceeds go to Troop IN5954.

Selling plants to raise money for local projects

GREENFIELD – Herbs, annuals, perennials, vegetables, hanging baskets, and more will be available May 6 and May 7 at the annual Plant Sale, sponsored by Hancock County Master Gardeners and the Hancock County Herb Society.

The event is 8 a.m.–6 p.m. 6 and 8 a.m.–3 p.m. May 7 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds Show Arena, 620 Apple St. , Greenfield. The money raised by the two groups goes towards community projects and scholarships. People can simply come in person, or order online from April 26 to May 3 at and pick up during the sale. Demonstrations about dividing perennials will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on 6 and 10 a.m. May 7.

Planned ‘I CAN’ workshops

Greenfield – A new series of ‘I CAN’ workshops is planned for May. The series, sponsored by Hancock County Extension Homemakers and Love in the Name of Christ, offers free workshops on public health (May 3), home repairs (May 10), finances (May 17), and garden to table (May 24). Events take place at 6 p.m. at Purdue County Office of Extension Hancock, 972 E Park Ave. Classes also include a snack, along with gifts for those who attend all four seasons.

Registration required by April 29th at 317-468-6300 or [email protected]