St. Francis celebrates
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Poseyville is hosting their 125th anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 16. The church welcomes the entire community to share in their joyous occasion. Following a 10:30 a.m. mass, a pork chop dinner will be served at noon. Hot dogs will be available to children and everyone will enjoy ice cream for dessert. Old fashioned games will be played from 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.and a wiffleball game will begin at 3 p.m.
River Days Parade to honor
This year, the Mount Vernon River Days committee wants to honor all Posey County teachers. If students want to honor a specific teacher in the parade, or a classroom or the entire school wants to be in the parade, they are welcome.
Legion Kunstfest Chowder
New Harmony American Legion Post #370 will host their annual Kunstfest Chowder September 15 & 16 at 11 a.m. It is open to the public. A dance party with the live band “All Put Together” featuring Jeff Reynolds will be on Sat. at 9:30 p.m.
NP Class 1967 Reunion
North Posey Class of 1967 will hold their 45th class reunion on Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the Silver Bell in St. Wendel beginning at 6 p.m. If you are a member of the class and have not received you invitation or have questions feel free to call Maddy Overton 812-499-4124 or Irma Donner at 812-457-5390.
The Kunstfest Pork Chop Dinner will be held at the Holy Angel’s air-conditioned Catholic Community Center on Sept. 15 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. Adults $10 and children $6. Featuring Dewig’s 7/8” chops.
Boy Scouts Sponsor run
Boy Scout Troop 387 will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29 during Autumnfest in Poseyville. We hope to make this an annual event. A Facebook event has been created under: Boy Scout Troop 387-5K Run.
Food Pantry booth set
The Mount Vernon Food Pantry will have a booth at River Days. There will have games for the kiddos (with prizes!), and some great baskets for raffling as well. The group will accept all monetary and food donations while there also. If you are interested in helping by volunteering at the booth with pantry volunteers, that opportunity will be available. The group will need plenty of help.
Lily Pad meeting set
The newly formed Lily Pad Cancer Support Group will hold its first meeting Monday, September 17, starting at 6 p.m. and ending promptly at 8 p.m. Mount Vernon General Baptist Church, 1717 N. Main Street, has agreed to host the group monthly every third Monday.
For more info, call Connie Pearce at 459-4812 or Chris Hoehn at 682-3905.
Demo Women to meet
All are invited to the Posey County Democratic Women’s Club annual picnic which will be held at the Mount Vernon Conservation Club on Sunday, September 9, 2012, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Fried chicken, rolls, soft drinks, and table service will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert. All are invited to attend and meet local Democratic candidates.