Richmond to Submit Bid to be a Site for 2008 Presidential Debate
Richmond is on the road to the White House....nearly literally, since the
National Road leads to Baltimore, just north of Washington D.C. Officials with the
Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County hope to also make it an
important political location for the 2008 election by applying to be a site for the Presidential or
Vice-Presidential debates. Read the following stories to learn more about the process and what it
means to the community.
(Commission on Presidential Debates)
Interview with EDC President, Jim Dinkle
The Richmond News Review recently interviewed new EDC
President, Jim Dinkle, on the debate bid and other interesting
questions. Listen to what he has to say...
Documentary on Richmond
Where were you at 1:47 on April 6, 1968? A new film is being created that
will document how Richmond and it's people changed on that fateful day of the downtown explosion in Richmond,
Indiana. Read an
article about the film's creators or read the book
"Death in a Sunny Street" by Ester Kellner which is available online from
Welcome to new member, Eaton computer
You can easily locate
a computer services company, via the
Internet link in WayNet's
Step Up Wayne County
The Health &
Wellness sub-committee of Wayne County
Vision want you to Step
Up Wayne County! Their new web site offers information and links on important topics like eat well,
get physical, manage stress, and renew spirit. You can also sign up to receive periodic health and wellness
Free Downloads from Morrisson-Reeves Library
If you have a broadband connection, you can try
MyLibraryDV service from Morrisson-Reeves that lets
you download movies, cooking & travel programs, health &
how-to information as well as literature.
MRL is part of a trial test group of libraries that are
offering this service, so try it out and let them know
what you think.
Phantoscope Film Festival Premier
This is your chance to possibly see the first film of the next Steven Spielberg! See the
productions of Indiana/Ohio high school students who are competing for the top prize in the first annual
Phantoscope Film Festival. The public is invited
to participate in the panel discussion with professional film makers at 6:00 p.m. and then watch the premier of
the top films beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24th in McGuire Hall at the Richmond Art Museum.
In case you're wondering...
A phantoscope was an early type of motion picture projector, invented by Richmond native
C. Frances Jenkins. The first motion picture
screening EVER used a phantoscope, and was held in Richmond, Indiana, in 1894.
f.a.d.e. IN Film Series
On Thursday, March 29th, enjoy The Triplets of Belleville (2003) on the big screen in McGuire Hall
at the Richmond Art Museum, part of the Richmond Art Museum's fade-IN Film Series (Focusing on Art,
Diversity, and Education - Indiana.) Sure it's in French but with very little dialog, great animation, a
touching/exciting story, and one of the best canine roles ever, you'll think you speak the language.
Don't miss Bruno the dog!
Eat...and do good!
The Knights of Columbus, 204 North 10th Street, Richmond, is hosting its Lenten
Fish Fry Dinners now through April 6th with food service beginning at 5:30 p.m. The dinners are $7.00 for
adults and $4.00 for children under 15 and served every Friday during Lent.
Chili Dinner fundraiser for
Wayne County Minority Health Coalition will be held on
Saturday March 17, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00
p.m.at Townsend Community Center, 855 North 12th Street, Richmond. Dinner is
$4.00 for adults; $2.00 for children 12 and under.
Substitute Teacher Training Course
Successful substitute school teachers are those who have developed the skills that make them
effective in the classroom. By learning certain skills, techniques, and methods of teaching, a person can become
a confident and successful substitute teacher. IU East
Continuing Education Center is hosting this course which will focus on mastery of these skills. With these skills
in your repertoire, you will be in such demand that you will be scheduling your school substitute teaching
assignments weeks in advance. Held on four Tuesdays, March 27-April 17 from 6-8 pm. Cost is
$70 and includes a handbook. For more information, call (765) 973-8203.