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_ The Message  for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Catholic Charities planning 'Christmas Store' for I Rager Hall at St. Mary Church in Evansville will be decorated and turned into a gigantic shop- ping area for low-income and needy families. Participating families and individuals pay no fees, but are able to shop for cer- tain clothing styles and colors and appropriate sizes for their children as well as choose from a variety of toys and household items on display. Dozens of volunteers from The Christmas Store is an annual project that is financial- ly supported by area parishes and businesses and is coordinat- ed through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Evansville. This is the Christmas Store's twenty-first year of operation, and it will serve approximately 350 fami- lies this year representing over 1,400 individuals, according to Wayne Bochert, coordinator. This year on Dec. 9 and 10, Worth mentioning... TV worth watching: Genesis Journalist Bill Moyers and his guests discuss the meaning and contemporary relevance of stories from the Old Testament in "Genesis: A Living Conversation," a 10-part series pre- miering Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7 to 8 p.m. CDT on PBS (WNIN TV, Evansville). The series begins with 'The First Murder," the Genesis story of Cain and Abel. WNIN TV has given the Evansville Area Council of Church- es approximately 2,000 copies of a program resource guide, which have been distributed to area churches. Feeder League football continues Undefeated St. Benedict/Holy Name scored four touchdowns Oct. 7 to win over St. Theresa/Good Shepherd, 25 to 0. Jacob Todd ran for 8 yards in the first quarter and 71 yards in the third quarter, for two of the scores. Jacob Bivens added an extra point after the first TD. Christian Farley ran seven yards for one touchdown, and ran 33 yards with an intercepted pass to score again. In the second game, Darren Dulay ran 19 yards for a touch- down, and added the extra point, for Holy Rosary/St. John. Brian Locker passed to Kyle Fields, scoring for Christ the King/Holy Spirit, but the point-after attempt failed. Holy Rosary/St. John took the victory, 7 to 6. Information above provided by Thomas J. Jones, League Commissioner. Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Board of Trustees District One Punch Number 85 "It takes a whole village to raise a child" Paid for by the Committee to Re-Elect Gerald Summers, Gera}d Summers, Chairman Paid Political Advertisement 0000hnit!00[bank RESTAURANT SPECIALIZING IN DELICIOUS GERMAN FOOD PRIME RIB CHARBROILED STEAQK COUNTRY FRIED CHICKEN SEAFOODS SALAD BAR BANQUET ROOM 'FOR PRIVATE PARTIES FOR,aLL YOUR CATERING NEEDS, CALL l, 482"2640 I ] Hwy. 162S. 393 3rd. Ave. Jasper, IN - I I Peoples Trust Company SOUTH MAIN STREET P.O. BOX 191 LINTON, INDIANA 47441 u i i JOHN MANGIN Owner The Decorating Corner 21 East South Washington. IN 47501 'Bt,ss: 254-7794 Home: 254-3087 IIII I parishes throughout the area help in stocking the display tables, client assistance or carry- ing bags. Most volunteers truly enjoy the experience and return to help year after year, according to Bochert. Each parish is given a number of applications based upon the history of usage. It is entirely the decision of the parish represen- tative or committee as to which families within their parish may attend the Christmas Stere. With gloves, toothbrush, and a toy; each adult receives a shirt, hat, socks, toothbrush, and a personal care item. In addition, each fami- ly receives, at minimum, a towel, washcloth, blanket, shampoo, deodorant, soap, and toothpaste. Bochert said, "Our Buying Committee works all year long and does an outstanding job of securing Christmas Store mer- chandise at the lowest prices possible, which is why we are able to provide so much to a operate and provide for families who would probably at Christmas." Volunteers are needed. To please contact sentative or call at Catholic Charities 423-5456. parish approval, the application needy family for only $50." form becomes the family's "tick- Bochert also asked for contin- L U M B E R C 104 WOOD ! et" for admission on one of the uing support, "to insure the PHONE 295-2400 two designated days. Christmas Store can continue to All merchandise given at the Store is brand new, according to Bochert. He said it costs approxi- mately $50 to provide the follow- ing items for a typical family of four: each child receives, at mini- mum, pants (sweat pants or jeans), shirt, socks, underwear, DUBOIS COUNTY MEMBER OLD NATIONAL BANCORP YOUR FIVE STAR SERVICE BAI SCHNELLVILLE FOR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICE FISCHER ELECTRIC INC. SCHNELLVILLE, IN 389-2418 Sarah W, Bess, B.M., M.A. FREE FIRST LESSON All ages: Play with pleasure 1201 S. Bennighof Evansville, iN 47714 (812) 477-2233 Dr. Jane A. Hormuth Chiropractic Physician 474-0704 Hormuth Chiropractic lie. 1111 S Green River Rd., Suite 104 M i i M&S Fire & Safety Equip. Co. Inc. Over 25 years sales and service in the Tri-state 670 E. Franklin 424-3863 Main Street Pharmacy 217 E. Main St., Downtown Washington Phone: 254-5141 g{:. 3oeph IooM:or " r I00=alian D00nne lal Oct. 18 4:30 pm- 8:30 prn: St. Joseph Cafeteria 600 E. Virginia St. Evansville, IN DINNERS Adult $6.50 Child $4.50 Meatball or Sausage available for $1 CARRYOUTS AVAILABLE : i 11,G M&ii Benefitting St. Nicholas Catholic Church at St. Meinrad K of C Sunday, October 13, 1996 1:00 Open Shoot 4:00 Clos00,d Match I st choice--- Whole Beef on the Hoof 2nd choice --- One Half Beef Other Beef and Pork Choices Sandwiches and Chili ,, Cash Bar Raffle --- Qu!lts -. Afghans I IIIIIII ENTREES Lasagna or Baked Pasta Aft dinners include: Tossed Salad Garlic Bread Drink Cookies St. Joseph Booster Club Italian Dinner $.50 COUPON Good for 50 cents off each up to 4 dinners per coupon. 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Oct. 18, 1996