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In Volume 08, Issue 03-20

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Shaking Hands with Bill Clinton - 2008
Model T Ford Museum
Mansion House

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Free Tax Assistance
Get FREE tax assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays though April 15, 2008 at Morrisson-Reeves Library. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For speed and efficiency, bring last year's tax return.

    *http://www.mrlinfo.org/reference/taxes.html

Birth to Five Playgroups
Birth to Five, Inc. has organized playgroups for nearly all neighborhoods and communities in Wayne County.  This is a great opportunity to help your little ones learn to socialize. These playgroups include an hour of play for children 0 to kindergarten with lots of age appropriate toys available for play and story time at end of playgroup. There must have caregiver present at all times.
     *Check WayNet's Calendar to find a playgroup location and time that works best for you!
          http://www.waynet.org/calendar/

Wine Talk
For 3 Fridays, beginning March 14th, Wayne County Visioning is sponsoring "Wine Talk", a fun combination of learning and entertainment.  You'll learn about the history of wine and basic wine making techniques, as well as what goes best with red and white wine...and why.  Enjoy wine tasting and hors díoeuvres at this event as well! Cost is $20/person per event.  For more information Tiffany Shaw at 765-962-3616 or Brett Roland at 765-220-0251.

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Arts Fusion - Promoting the Arts in our Region
If you are part of the arts community (visual, performing, etc.) in the Wayne County area, you can be listed on Wayne County's newest Arts website that's here to work for the community...and you!  Register to promote your art or just visit to see all the exciting arts that are here in our community. 
     *Whitewater Valley Arts Fusion
          http://www.whitewatervalleyartsfusion.com/

Flickr Donation Program
Attn: Executive Directors, Board Members and Volunteers!  TechSoup and Flickr recently teamed up to offer a Pro Flickr accounts to not-for-profits for a small administrative fee.  Obtain two Pro accounts for only $6 - it's a $50 value!  What can your organization do with a Flickr account?  
     *Build Awareness
     *Store/Share Photos
     *Display Historical Photos
     *Stream photos on to your website.
     *Photos don't have to be public - make use of Flickr's tagging (labeling) & searching system.
     *Flickr has helped WayNet share photos of our beautiful community with the world.
     *WayNet uses a Flickr Group to encourage others to share photos of our beautiful community.
          *https://www.flickr.com/groups/waynecountyindiana/pool/
     *Learn more:  http://www.waynet.org/_redirect/url/0803-techsoup.htm

Softball Signup
Richmond Parks and Recreation is now taking registrations for Youth Softball.
     *http://www.richmondindiana.gov/Our_Government/Departments/Parks_and_Recreation.htm
     *Slow Pitch and Fast Pitch Leagues for any girl 16 & Under.

     *Tee Ball League for Boys and Girls age 4 - 6.
     *Cost is $30.00 per child with NO FUNDRAISER! Register at the Glen Miller Park office until March 28th.
     *Adult softball industrial, commercial and mixed leagues are now forming, with registration deadline of April 7th.

Exercise Hints and Tips
Boost Your Fitness with 10,000 Steps a Day

     *http://www.pbs.org/americaswalking/health/health20percentboost.html

InShape Indiana
     *http://www.in.gov/inshape/

Exercise & Fitness in Wayne County, Indiana
     *http://www.waynet.org/recreation/fitness.htm

Step Up Wayne County
     *http://www.waynet.org/nonprofit/stepup/

Need motivation?
A recent study indicated that people are more likely to reach their exercise goals when they receive a reminder.  If you can't afford a personal trainer, maybe one of these automated services will help keep you on track to reach your goal.

Article on this research
     *http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22132675/

Remember the Milk
     *http://www.rememberthemilk.com/

WakeUpper
     * http://www.wakerupper.com/

HassleMe
     * http://www.hassleme.co.uk/

Need a reason?  Whitewater Gorge and Cardinal Greenway Cleanup
If you prefer to accomplish a project while you're getting your exercise, volunteer your time the morning of March 29th to help beautify the community we live in. You can make a big difference! Please bring your own work gloves.  Sign in at Bicentennial Park (Sim Hodgin Parkway & Bridge Avenue in Richmond).  Clean up will be from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers.
     * http://www.richmondindiana.gov/Our_Government/Departments/Parks_and_Recreation.htm

From WayNet's How To Center:
Learn How To Use Links to Gain Visibility on Search Engines

Word-of-mouth is truly the best advertising.

On the Internet word-of-mouth is called Linking. When someone puts a link from their web site to your web site, they, in effect, recommend you.

Linking is a great way to get traffic. In fact, itís just about the perfect way to get traffic. The cost is zero. Linking also helps with your search engine ranking.

Generally, the more sites that point people to your web site the better. Google in particular takes notice of the number of links to your web site. The quality of those sites also makes a difference. The better the search engine ranking of a web site that links to you, the more it benefits your own ranking.

In terms of search engine marketing, this is called Link Popularity. Itís a measure of how many other web sites link to your site. When someone searches a relevant keyword, search engines factor in link popularity to determine which web sites appear as natural listings, and how high they show up in the pecking order.

Several ways to get links:
(Read the rest of this article here: http://www.waynet.org/howto/business_finance/links-searchengine-visibility.htm)

     * Get more great tips: http://www.waynet.org/howto/

 

 

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