WayNet News
Volume 02, Issue 04-11

OPERATION: CLEAN SWEEP
Show your pride in your community by participating in Operation: Clean Sweep on Saturday. Meet at the Chamber Office at 33 South 7th Street in Richmond at 8:00 a.m. for a Continental Breakfast. There you'll be assigned to a route and given trash bags. Don't forget to bring gloves and a sturdy broom!
  http://www.rwchamber.org/ocs.htm

GRAB A BYTE!
Learn more about the Tech Zone Initiative at the first "Grab a Byte!" brown bag luncheon series. This month's speakers will be Renee Oldham discussing the Main Street Technology Zone and Tech Centre and Kara Monroe to talk about the Ivy Tech Workforce Certification Center.

Wednesday, April 17, 2002
Knollenberg's Building, 817 East Main Street, Richmond
11:30 - Noon, Networking
Noon - 1:00 p.m., Presentations

  http://www.uptownrichmond.com/

IF I WERE MAYOR....
6th grade students throughout Indiana are invited to participate in a statewide essay contest sponsored by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns. Regional winners can win a $250 prize while the grand prize winner will receive $1,000 toward a CollegeChoice 529 Investment Plan. Rules and online entry form available:
  http://www.citiesandtowns.org/events/youth/if_i_were_mayor.htm

ATTENTION: GARDENERS
The Clay Township Historical & Preservation Society will be selling Spring Bulbs beginning April 8, 2002 until April 21, 2002.
For details visit:
  Talk of the Town >Community Announcements >Not-for-Profit Fundraisers
  http://www.waynet.org/talk/fundraiser.htm

TAX DAY
If you are among the procrastinators who still haven't filed their tax returns, help is available online:

File your Indiana State Tax Forms:
  http://www.in.gov/dor/tax/index.html

Indiana Department of Revenue
  http://www.in.gov/dor/

Internal Revenue Service Web Site:
  http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

WRIGHT BROTHERS - PHOTOGRAPHS, MUSEUMS, AND A MODEL
Did you know that the Wright Brothers lived in Richmond for a time during their youth? That Wilbur even graduated from Richmond High School? (The diploma was awarded posthumously - the family moved to Dayton before graduation.) If you are interested in this fascinating story, here are some additional links to check out:

Wilbur Wright Birthplace & Museum - Millville, IN (Henry Co.)
  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Forest/8737/
  (Museum houses a replica of the First Flyer)

The Wright Brothers in Photographs - Wright State University
  http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/wright_brothers/dmc.html

Learn more about Wilbur & Orville's background.
  http://www.wright-house.com/wright-brothers/Wrights.html

Wright Brothers History: The Tale of the Airplane
  http://www.wright-house.com/wright-brothers/Wrights.html

The Wright B Flyer
  http://www.dayton.com/wrightb/

First-To-Fly
  http://www.first-to-fly.com/

Try these kids pages to pass along your enthusiasm for aviation.
  http://www.faa.gov/education/resource/kidcornr.htm

including the Wilbur & Orville Activity Book
  http://www.faa.gov/education/wright/wbactiv.htm

The Wayne County Historical Museum has an extensive collection of Wright family memorabilia. - Not online at this time.
  http://waynecountyhistoricalmuseum.org/

Wright Brothers Ancestral Genealogy
  http://www.first-to-fly.com/History/Just%20the%20Facts/genealogy.htm

Milton Wright speaks about his boys in the New Castle Daily Times June 11, 1909
  http://www.first-to-fly.com/History/Wright%20Story/milton.htm


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