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August; The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Bulletin Board guidelines, in brief: Note: Because of the hol- iday, deadline for the Septem- ber 5 issue will be Thursday, August 28. Submit items in writ- ing, a week before the desired pub- lication date (always on Friday). Generally, items fir specific events are published twice before the event or registration deadline. Final selection and frequency is subject to editorial judgment. Mail or Fax items to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, The Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. General Interest St. Nicholas shooting match August 24, St. Meinrad K of C. Open shoot at 1 and closed match at 4 p.m. First prize is $1,000 or whole beef on the hoof; second, 1/2 beef, with beef and pork choices to follow. Fried chicken, chili, sand- wiches and home-made desserts. Raffles for quilts, afghans, and Remington 870 shotgun. Call (812) 937-2380 or 544-2980. Show featuring 85 hand made quilts, St. Mary Church, Ireland, August 28, noon to 7 p.m. Raffle on day of St. Mary's picnic, September 14. Mass for the Deaf with ASL interpretator every Saturday, 5 p.m., Nativity Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville. Bible study and discussion group every first and third Saturday, 3 to 5 p.m., with pot- luck supper at 6 p.m. Hearing peo- ple interested in sign language are welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Rhodes, (812) 476-4646, voice or "FRY. Spectacular September Sweep stakes, giving away $10,000. St. Anthony Church, 704 First Ave., Evansville will draw one winner each day in Sept., with grand prize of $2,500 given Sept. 30. Only 200 tickets sold at $100 per ticket. Sweepstakes to benefit restoration of St. Anthony Church. Call church office, (812) 423-5209, to buy your ticket. School desks for sale at Nativity parish. Three sizes available: 23-inch, 26-inch and 29-inch. Good space for kid's homework and school supplies. Call Janet, (812) 476-7186. Cookbooks from family and friends of Quentin and Sharon Merkel, to help defray medical costs for Sharon. Cost: $10. Make check payable to Friends of Quentin and Sharon Merkel , Fund. Available at the Catholic Center, 4200 N Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Fiftieth reunion, Memorial class of '47, Oct. 3, 4, 5. Girls- only luncheon, Western Rib-Eye; "Re-acquainted Party," Sterling Rathskeller, Evansville, Friday; Casino Aztar, informal gathering, Mass, class photo, dinner and music, The Marriott, Evansville, Saturday; brunch at Evansville Country Club Sunday. Contact Jack Memmer, (812) 479-8 576, Frank Kern, 422-1181 or Rita Halbig Korressel, 476-5547. Fortieth reunion, Memorial class of '57, October 24 and 25. Bonfire and wiener roast on the banks of Ohio River Friday night. Saturday, golf scramble, luncheon, riverboat excursion, and dinner- t i tl|l D'O'W.N'T.O-W'N 301 MAIN ST. - VINCENNES, IN 47591 dance at Germania Maennerchor. Call Doris Kissel Dillback, (812) 422-5907 or Nancy Braker Hay- den, (812) 477-7597. Mail reser- I ] vations to Dick Roe, 222 S. Red Bank Rd., Evansville, IN 47712. Big Bingo Spectacular, Van- derburgh Auditorium, Oct. 26. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., Vander- burgh auditorium Gold Room. 5:30 p.m. seated dinner; 6:30 to 9 p.m., Bingo, games, entertain- ment. 20 games, guaranteed total "pots" ranging from $300 to $1,000, plus attendance prizes, for total of $10,000 prizes. Tickets $50 per person; $400 table of 8. Make checks payable to Evans- ville Catholic High Schools. Spon- sored by Hardee's, Ziemer Funer- al Homes and Raben Tire. This event will benefit Mater Dei and Memorial high schools. Centennial celebration for St. Joseph School, Princeton, planned for 1998. Names and addresses of all who attended St. Joseph and of those who are friends of the school, should be sent to SJS Centennial, P.O. Box 547, Princeton, IN 47670. Ladies are asked to include maiden name. Contacts are Vickie Schlehuber Davis, (812) 385-8656 or Frances Schultheis Greenwell, 385-2802. Health Exercise classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph gym, 600 E. V'trginia St., Evanslle. Certified instructor. Cost is $42 or $2 per night for 12-week session. Tuesdays are step-aerobics and Thursdays are low-impact aerobics. Call (812) 422-6779 or 867-2112 for information. Retreat Directed Retreat for the Mind, Body, and Spirit, Sep- tember 5, 6:30 p.m. to September 12, I p.m. Participants are offered peace in daily living in a silent, sacred atmosphere. Leaders are Ursuline Sisters Helen O'Brien and Kathleen Kaelin, Benedictine Sisters Carol Falkner and Joella Kidwell, and Laurel Simon. Cost is $400 including meals and accommodations. A $50 non- refundable registration fee required to hold a reservation. (800) 880-2777 or (812) 367-2777. Spiritual Growth Joint parish renewal mis- sion with theme of This Won- drous Love, St. Peter parish, 489 E St. N.E., Linton, September 7 to 11, 7 p.m. Faith communities of St. Peter and Holy Name, Bloom- field, invite all to this event con- ducted by The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Theme illus- trates God's love for humanity, leading through the Cross, the healing of forgiveness and chal- lenges of discipleship. Growth Mission One, A five- day mission, September 14 to 18, 7 p.m. each evening at St. John the Evangelist Church, 5301 Day- light Dr., Evansville. Hoty Cross i iii ii r i I Z : :'  .....  ::!;i : i 4  @ Quilt show .... Dolores Miller, Sharon Hopf and Sally picnic at St, Mary Stenftenagel display one of the 85 quilts Sept. 14. The which will he raffled during the parish the church from roon to 7 i ! ii Father Charles Van Winkle will present these topics: Sun., Death, the Big Lie; Mon., Making Sense out of Suffering; Tue., Healing of Painful Memories; Wed., Releas- ing Your Burdens; Thur., Com- munal Penance Service. Hour of Devotion every first Sunday, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. John.the Apostle Church, 617 Bellemeade Ave., Evansville. Rosary, devotion- al prayers and Benediction. Saturday evening, pork chops; Sunday, chicken. Live band Sat. night. Sunday, $1,000 cash raffle. Both days: quilts, crafts, bingo, paddle wheel, games, food booths. Summer Socials St. Martin, Whitfield, Sunday, August 24. Hog roast, dinner. St. Vincent, Vincennes, Sun- day, August 24. Summer picnic at Highland Woods, Hart St. Rd.; dinners served from 11 a.m. Fric- assee by the bowl or bulk, ham- burgers and pork chops. Bingo and many children's games. Support Groups All Saints, Cannelburg, Sat- urday, August 30. Amish quilt auction on grounds of All Saints 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Amish lunches will be served. Amish baked items for sale. Horse and buggy rides, craft booths and free parking. Parish Altar Society quilt raffle. First prize, queen-sized quilt; sec- ond, third and fourth prizes, $100. Fifth prize, 25 lottery tickets. Quilt raffle tickets $1 each. Altar Society of St. Mary's will have craft booth. September 14, Sunday, St. Mary, Ireland. Family-style chicken and beef dinners, soups, games, country food, 88 quilts, novelties, bingo. Good Mourning -- Good Grieving -- Passageway to Healing, September 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Eastside Christian Church, 2001 Bayard Park Dr., Evansville. Presented by Cross- roads Counseling and Education- al Center and Sponsored by Ziemer Funeral Homes. Reserva- tions not required; no fee. September 20 and 21, Satur- day and Sunday, St. Wendel, St. Wendel. Country dinners: Man to Man prostate sup- port group, for all men diagnosed with prostate cancer or BPH, their families and loved ones, Septem- ber 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Evansville Cancer Center, 706 N. Burkhardt Rd., Evansville. Speaker is Susan Elpers, physicl therapist. No charge for program. Refreshments will be served. For infbrmation call Al spillman, (812) 474-1110. a0000:h0f 486-3977 Just off Hwy. 50 in Montgomery, IN Survivors of Suicide, first Monday of each month, Trinity United Methodist Church, 216 S.E. Third Street, Evansville. (812) 426-2640. Family caregiver support group, Caring for Caregivers, first Tuesday each month, 6 to 8 p.m. and third Wednesday, 3 to 5 p.m., Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), 610 E. Walnut St., Room 204, Evansville. Groups will encourage the care of self, physically, emo- tionally and spiritually, and will exchange ideas and solutions with other caregivers. Attendees will receive information on available resources for caregivers and help in utilization of resources. No fee. All You Care To Eat Buffet Dining FAMILY STYLE DINING AND A LA CARTE BANQUET ROOMS AVAILABLE PRE-ARRANGED AMISH TOURS FLEA MARKET EVERY TUES. & WED. Browse The Village Shops Every Monday Seniors receive 15% offl For reservations call (812) 3561, ext. 4590. Strengthening through group for parents their youth's Mondays, 6 p.m. at Pointe Apts. Community 1680 E. Franklin St., Refreshments will be Sponsored by the Association in ty.(812) 426-2640. Depressed those suffering depression, meets 7 p.m. at st. Mark Church 2300 Evansville. served. Sponsored by Health Association burgh County. (812) New Obsessive-C support group, each month Center, Rooms 1 and Sponsored by Mental elation, (812) 426"2640: ,