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In Volume 08, Issue 07-16

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Kessler's Team Sports, Inc.
Long time local business, Kessler's Team Sports, Inc., is a new WayNet member. Visit them for all your sporting goods, uniform needs and coaching supplies as well as concession and facilities management items!
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Kessler's Team Sports, Inc. (http://www.kesslersteamsports.com/)

Trinity Christian Gifts & Books
WayNet's new member, Trinity Christian Gifts & Books has been serving the community for over 31 years by providing high quality books and products that affirm biblical values and help people grow spiritually strong.

     *Trinity Christian Gifts & Books 

Google Street View - Now Available for Richmond!
Using Google Maps, you can now take a virtual stroll down many of Richmond, Indiana's streets from anywhere in the world.  Use it to recognized landmarks, show your buddies across the country where you live, even zoom in to check business hours in some situations!

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Google - Click on "Street View" (http://tinyurl.com/google-waynet)

     *Learn more about Google Maps - Street View (http://books.google.com/help/maps/streetview/)

Historic Mills of Wayne and Boston Townships, Wayne County, Indiana
History buffs will want to be sure to download and read Kisha Jenning's paper "Historic Mills of Wayne and Boston Townships, Wayne County, Indiana". Kisha interviewed local mill expert Bill Fraiser to obtain additional information for her project.
     *Download Historic Mills of Wayne and Boston Townships, Wayne County, Indiana
(.pdf 7K) (http://www.waynet.org/topical/pdf/2008/historicmillswaynecoin.pdf)

The Leland Residence
Be sure to check out all the amenities, special services and activities available to retirees at The Leland Residence, WayNet's newest member.

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The Leland Residence

Richmond Rotary Club
If you've always wondered about joining a service club, but wanted more information, now you can easily find the Richmond Rotary Club on WayNet.org and learn about the focus of Rotary, what they do, and who to contact about becoming a member.

     *Richmond Rotary Club
(http://www.richmondrotaryclub.com/)

Mom- I'm Bored!
We're mid-way through summer vacation time and it's likely you've heard "Mom, I'm bored!" plenty by now.  For some fresh ideas to keep kids active, happy and learning, be sure to check out the links on WayNet's Family & Parenting section!
     *WayNet's Family & Parenting Links
(http://www.waynet.org/people/family.htm)

Tools for Schools
Tools for Schools is a community effort to collect school supplies for distribution in Richmond elementary schools to those students who may need some help with affording basic school supplies. 100% of donations go to local students. The program is run with volunteers with absolutely no overhead costs. Drop boxes will be available from July 23 to August 4.  To learn what items are needed and the location of the drop boxes, visit:

     *Tools for Schools
(http://www.mrlinfo.org/toolsforschools.htm)

Improve Your Websites Search Ranking
Want to know how to improve your website's ranking in search engines?  Google tells you right up front "In general, webmasters can improve the rank of their sites by increasing the number of high-quality sites that link to their pages."  One of the easiest ways to do that is to become a WayNet.org member!  There are five different levels of membership, with each level offering increasing exposure on our website.  There's sure to be a level that fits your budget and marketing needs!
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Google Webmaster Help Center (http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=34432&topic=8524/)

     *WayNet Membership Application (http://www.waynet.org/waynet/application.htm)

Roscoe's Rescue, Inc.
Attention animal lovers - be sure to visit WayNet's new member Roscoe's Rescue, Inc., an animal shelter located in Hagerstown. They do not believe in euthanization as a means of pet birth control; they only euthanize animals that are too ill to recuperate (per veterinarian exam) or that are deemed to be dangerous. They have dogs, cats, and rabbits available for adoption.
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Roscoe's Rescue, Inc. (http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/IN383.html)

HIlls BaRk Park
If you and your dog would like a safe space to play "off leash", visit the new Hill's Bark Park at Middlefork Reservoir in Richmond. The link below will take you to a .pdf brochure with information about the park.

     *Download the Hills Bark Park Brochure
(http://www.waynet.org/topical/pdf/2008/20080711barkpark.pdf)

     *WayNet's Pets & Animals Section (http://www.waynet.org/business/pets.htm)

Party of the Century - Ford Model T Centennial
No doubt you've heard by now....the party of the century is being held right here in Wayne County!  Next week (July 21 - 26, 2008) nearly 900 Model T cars will come to Richmond as part of the celebration of this vehicle that changed our society.  The cars will register at the Wayne County Fairgrounds but there will be many opportunities to see them around the county as well. 

The public is invited to visit the fairgrounds to see the cars and attend the many events planned.  Entrance fee is $5.00 per person.  Parking is free and will be located on the west side of Salisbury Road across from the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  A .pdf with the full schedule of events is linked below.

Don't miss these highlights:

TUESDAY, July 22: Hagerstown Vintage Fly-In with Community Activities, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, July 23: Vintage Baseball Game, historic McBride Stadium, 7:00 p.m.
  Richmond Civic Theatre presents "Oh! Henry! and the Tin Lizzie", 7:30 p.m. (Tickets $10)
THURSDAY, July 24: Parade of Cars from Fairgrounds, followed by an Evening in the Historic Depot District, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  Richmond Civic Theatre presents "Oh! Henry! and the Tin Lizzie", 7:30 p.m. (Tickets $10)
FRIDAY, July 25: Richmond Civic Theatre presents "Oh! Henry! and the Tin Lizzie", 7:30 p.m. (Tickets $10)
SATURDAY, July 26: Uptown Richmond BBQ Cook-off and Music Festival, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Jazz in the Gorge (Tickets $10, sponsored by the Starr-Gennett Foundation), 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

      *Model T Ford Centennial T-Party (http://www.tparty2008.com/)

      *Download the Public Schedule of Events (http://www.tparty2008.com/site/pdf/general_admission_schedule_070908.pdf)

 

 

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