A benefit for Denny Frye, who has cancer and limited medical insurance, will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Bert & Den’s Grill in Southern Plaza, 4200 S. East. The Scenic Fire Band will perform from 1:30-3 p.m., and Kenny Pierle will play from 4-6 p.m. The event will feature a cornhole tournament, $2 domestics, discounted pizza, a 50-50 raffle and prizes. Those interested in making a donation can call Bob White at 317-220-2172.
Senior Community Hosting Benefit for Hurricane Victims
A heartbreaking picture showing elderly people trapped inside an assisted living facility, sitting waist-deep in flood waters caused by Hurricane Harvey, has prompted Forest Creek Village, a senior community at 525 E. Thompson Road, to host a benefit lunch for nursing homes in Galveston County, Texas. Lunch, featuring pulled pork, green beans, chips and a cookies, will be served for $5 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Manual Class of 1972 Reunion
Manual High School’s Class of 1972 will host its 45-year reunion from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Primo Banquet & Conference Center, 2615 National Ave., where a classic car show (no awards) will be held at 5 p.m. There is no fee to enter, and the show is open to everyone. Info: Danny Maple at 317-502-3007.
Raffle’s Grand Prize is $20,000
Raffle tickets for Holy Name’s Oktoberfest are on sale for $100. Drawings for four prizes of $500, one for $1,500 and one for $20,000 will he held Sept. 29 and 30. Winners will be put back in the raffle for all remaining drawings. Tickets can be purchased by calling 317-784-5454.
Cleanup of Pleasant Run Area
The Hoosier Environmental Council, Reconnecting to Our Waterways and South Indy Quality of Life will host a cleanup along Pleasant Run Parkway and the creek from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Volunteers, who need to bring gloves, are asked to meet in the parking lot across from Garfield Park Community Church, 743 E. Pleasant Run Parkway South Drive. Prizes will be awarded for the most trash picked up and the most unusual item found. Info: email SoIndyHealth@gmail.com.
Home Buying Seminar
Indiana Members Credit Union is hosting a home buying seminar from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 9, at 1701 Albany Ave., Beech Grove. Experts in the field will offer tips on buying a home while answering questions about the process. RSVP at 317-814-2423.
BMV Closes for the Holiday
All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches will be closed Saturdaythrough Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
One Library Branch Will Be Open Labor Day
With the exception of InfoZone (open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) in The Children’s Museum, 3000 N. Meridian St., all Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.
Vineyard Toastmasters Meet
The Vineyard Toastmasters Club meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at the Perry Township Government Center, 4925 Shelby St., where members can gain confidence and leadership skills by improving their communication and listening techniques. Visitors are welcome. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk With a Doc
Franciscan Health, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., is hosting its Walk With a Doc program at 6 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 16 along its fitness trail. “Our goal is to give patients and their families an opportunity to walk with a team of medical professionals,” said Dr. Christopher Doehring, vice president of medical affairs. “There’s no question that increasing exercise – even moderately – reduces the risks of many diseases.” There is no charge to participate, but registration is required.Info: http://www.franciscanhealth.org.
Nominations Sought for Civic Award
The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee is seeking nominations for the 33rd annual Charles L. Whistler Award, which will recognize an individual for outstanding civic leadership. The award’s namesake was a lawyer who gave his time and extraordinary abilities to Indianapolis without asking for power or position in return. Nomination forms are available at www.indygipc.org. Letters of support can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to 200 E. Washington Street, Suite 1901, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
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