WayNet News
Volume 01, Issue 06-05

NEW WEB SITE FOR BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS
Check out the spiffy new web site and web address for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Wayne and Union Counties at
  http://www.bigbrothersandbigsisters.net/.

This great-looking web site was designed for this local organization by Charity Focus, a volunteer-run nonprofit entity established specifically to empower other nonprofits by implementing web solutions for their individual needs. Jack Humphrey, Executive Director of BBBS of Wayne and Union Counties, Inc., tells me he was very satisfied with the process.

If your organization would like to learn more, Charity Focus can be located at:
  http://www.charityfocus.org/

  WayNet > People > Not-for-Profits
  http://www.waynet.org/people/non_profit.htm

ATTN: STARR PIANO OWNERS
Do you or does someone you know own a Starr Piano manufactured in Richmond, Indiana? If so, check out the newly posted information listing the serial numbers with production dates. Brands manufactured by Starr Pianos include: Cumberland, Duchess, Gennett, Krell, Minum, Tayser, Royal, Pullman, Remington, Richmond, Coronado, Schmoller & Mueller.
  http://www.waynet.org/facts/starr-piano.htm

FREE FISHING WEEKEND
Rediscover the relaxation and excitement fishing provides while learning about our lakes and rivers and the wildlife that live in and around them. Indiana residents can enjoy a weekend of fishing without purchasing a license during Indiana's Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th.
  http://www.ai.org/dnr/fishwild/freefish/freefish.html

  WayNet > Sports & Recreation > Fishing
  http://www.waynet.org/recreation/fishing.htm

ON THE NEWSSTAND...AND NOW ONLINE
Mike Lopresti, former Palladium-Item reporter and current sports columnist for the Gennett News Service, writes a daily sports column that may now be accessed online at:
 
http://www.usatoday.com/sports/comment/lopresti/index.htm

  WayNet > Visit > Facts/History > Notable Personalities
  http://www.waynet.org/facts/people.htm

STATE PARK LODGING
For those of you looking for a last-minute summer get-away, you can check availability online for the upcoming weekend at lodge rooms and camping sites at State Parks in Indiana.
  http://www.in.gov/serv/dnr_parks_availability

ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS
Looking to keep those young minds active while they are on summer break? Here are some ideas:

  Learn how to make a web site! Lisa Explains It All....
  http://www.lissaexplains.com/intro.shtml

  Bubbles - they're fun, they're educational, they're inexpensive!
  http://www.bubbles.org/

  Make a puppet and put on a puppet show for your neighborhood!
  http://www.familyplay.com/activities/actPuppets.html

  Amaze friends & family with these simple magic tricks!
  http://www.angelfire.com/pe/SimpleMagik/

  Learn to cook! These fun recipes will encourage the youngest cook.
  http://www.theideabox.com/ideas.nsf/recipe/
   and locate lots more here:
  http://directory.google.com/Top/Kids_and_Teens/Sports_and_Hobbies/Cooking/

  Learn a new craft.
  http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/

  Make a bird feeder and keep a nature notebook about your visitors.
  http://www.ach.uams.edu/parenting/fall97/bored_no_more.htm

  Learn some new jokes.
  http://www.kidsjokes.co.uk/

  Explore painting tips for making your models look real. (Advanced)
  http://www.paintingclinic.com/clinic/clinic.htm

  Improve your soccer game.
  http://www.soccer.org/abc/b_abc.htm#abcsoccer

  Learn photography basics while making a pinhole camera.
  http://www.pinhole.org/

  Try a new water game for the pool or beach.
  http://www.gamekids.com/games3.html

  Teach yourself a new yo-yo trick.
  http://www.iwc.com/cosmicyo/trickindex.html

  Learn how to repair your bicycle.
 
http://www.bikewebsite.com/

  Try a new outdoor sport: Orienteering.
  http://www.us.orienteering.org/OYoung/

  Find more ideas on WayNet's Family & Parenting page.
  http://www.waynet.org/people/family.htm#family

KIDS COLLEGE AT IU EAST
For students entering 3rd through 6th grade: Kids’ College at Indiana University East, now in its thirteenth year. June 11-15 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Students select one class from each time:

9:00 – 10:25 a.m.:

10:30 to 12 noon:

Cost: $35 per class or $50 for two classes. (Some additional supply fees apply.) Class sizes are limited. For more information, call (765) 973-8203 or visit the IU East Office of Continuing Studies, Middlefork Hall, Room 150.


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