WayNet News
Volume 02, Issue 08-20

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Birth-to-Five is looking for volunteers to provide parking attendant duties at the first Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival on August 24th.  If you can donate two hours of your time, call 765-983-7311.

For more information on this and other volunteer opportunities, visit
  http://www.waynet.org/people/volunteer/

Learn how hot air balloons work!
  http://www.howstuffworks.com/hot-air-balloon.htm

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Now's your chance! Vote for the best web site in Wayne County via WayNet's People's Choice Awards. Hurry - Voting closes August 29th!

  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/web_awards/peoples-choice.htm

ART MUSEUM FEATURES JOHN ELWOOD BUNDY
John Elwood Bundy will be the featured artist at the exhibit opening on August 25th through October 25th at the Richmond Art Museum.

Enjoy a reception with opening remarks by Dr. Robert Bundy and an illustrated lecture by Kristin Fedders and Thomas D. Hamm of Earlham College from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22nd.

Learn more about John Elwood Bundy:
  Richmond Art Museum's Bundy Page
  http://www.richmondartmuseum.org/collection/bundy-john.htm

  Bundy Painting at Morrisson-Reeves Library Children's Department
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/spotlight/2000/001106-johnbundy-mrl.htm

RETIREMENT FOR FARMERS?
Retirement for farmers has always been a bit of an oxymoron but some Purdue folks are wanting to change that image by helping Indiana farm folks to begin thinking in concrete ways about how they can retire.  This Purdue web site walks individuals through the planning process.

  A Retirement Estimator for Farm Families
  https://ag.purdue.edu/programs/areyouprepared/Pages/default.aspx

  Additional useful links for farm families:
  WayNet > Locate > Business Directory > Agriculture
  http://www.waynet.org/business/agriculture.htm

FREEDOM FOUNTAIN HONORS LOCAL VETERANS
The Freedom Fountain to the south of the Richmond City Building offers a place to meditate on the hard won freedoms we enjoy here in the U.S. Scroll down the page to see the names of the Wayne Township men and women who lost their lives during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/spotlight/2002/020814-freedomfountain.htm

RAILROAD DAYS
Did you know that the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot on North E Street was designed by Chicago architect, Daniel Burnham, who is famous for also designing The Rookery building in Chicago and The Flatiron Building in New York City?

Learn more about local railroad history at Railroad Days this weekend!
  http://www.railroaddays.org/events/index.htm

Learn more about the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot:
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/spotlight/2001/010824-depot.htm

Links to Indiana Railroad Attractions
  http://www.trainweb.org/monon/indianalinks.html


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