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In Volume 07, Issue 08-01


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Welcome to Friends Fellowship Community
WayNet welcomes new member, Friends Fellowship Community, a retirement community sponsored by the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends. They offer independent housing as well as assisted living, health care services and The Courtyards for individuals with dementia.

Welcome to Animal Hospital of Centerville, LLC
Visit new WayNet Member, Animal Hospital of Centerville, LLC for clinic hours, procedure information, pet care tips and more.

Welcome to Burton and Simkin Attorneys
You can download the free guide, Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Your Indiana Accident Case when you visit new WayNet member, Burton and Simkin Law Center


Welcome to Meridian Services
New WayNet member,
Meridian Services, is a not-for-profit agency offering outpatient counseling, services for children, adolescents, and families, chemical dependency services, and continuing care.

Welcome to Compassionate Hearts, Inc.
WayNet welcomes new member,
Compassionate Hearts, Inc. Email President/Program Director Debbie Frolke to learn about how the Antiques and Uniques store at 105 Hwy. 27 North in Fountain City is helping them serve domestic violence victims in Randolph/Wayne/Darke and Preble counties.

Tools for Schools
Tools for Schools needs your help.  Donate schools supplies at Morrisson-Reeves Library, First Bank Richmond or the G101.3 Studios to assure all students in our schools have the basic school supplies they need to learn.

community survey
Wayne County Vision and the United Way want to know what you want for your community. Adults and children are encouraged to take time to fill out this county-wide assessment survey.
Adults:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=CqioRqJGFzRTWsRZ0m0iIQ_3d_3d|
Children:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=OsBB3jI46pLVSekoQwBp6g_3d_3d

Art of Charles Conner
You only have until August 5th to catch the outstanding exhibition at the Richmond Art Museum of the Art of Charles Conner.  Considered one of the most talented early Richmond artists, Charles Conner (1857-1905) was an integral part of the early Richmond Group Artist Colony.

Uptown Picnic
Mark your calendars now!  The 12th Annual Uptown Picnic which celebrates local business will be held Thursday, August 2, 2007 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, in the 800 block of East Main Street.  The event is open to the entire community. Enjoy lunch for only $3.00 including a grilled hamburger or hotdog, side item, chips, drink and cookie.

Marching Bands prepare for contest
All five area high school bands will be performing at the Indiana State Fair this year on Wednesday, August 8th.  Appearance times for Wayne County bands are:
Centerville:  2:00 p.m.
Hagerstown:  11:08 p.m.
Lincoln:  3:04 p.m.
Northeastern:  11:24 p.m.
Richmond:  1:20 p.m.
If you won't be able to attend the State Fair, support your band by attending a practice or their ice cream social!


Olympic Dream 5K Run and Support Walk
The Olympic Dream Run and Support Walk is being held to raise money for Cecil Franke who will be competing in the 2008 Olympic Trials held in New York City in November. The top three finishers in the trials will represent the USA in China in 2008.  To be held Saturday, August 4th at 8:00 a.m. at Centerville High School.  Entry fee is only $10!

Chanticleer Quartet
Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of music and at the annual concert by the Chanticleer Quartet on the Chanticleer Farm, just off U.S. 27 south of Richmond. This year's featured performer is Cathy Morris on electric violin.

Gaar Mansion Tour
Gaar MansionTour the beautiful Gaar Mansion, built in 1876 for Abram and Agnes Gaar, on the 1st and 3rd Sunday in August from 1 to 4 p.m.  The mansion is located at 2593 Pleasant View Road.  Group tours are available year-round by appointment.
Admission is only $6.00 for adults; $2.00 for 18 and under.

Original cost to build the mansion was $20,000. It was completed in 8 months. Complete interior/exterior restoration of this Victorian style mansion boasts hand-painted ceilings, parquet wood floors, and features many original furnishings with their actual bills of sale.  The Gaar Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.




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