Benefit auction set
St. Matthew Catholic School in Mount Vernon is holding its 13th annual benefit auction on March 9 at the Posey County Community Center. The Oktoberfest themed event will begin at 5 p.m. with a silent auction. A German dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the evening will end with a live auction. Donations for the auction are being requested. To submit a donation or purchase tickets, call the office at 838-2535. License # 129866
MVYB raffle tickets available
Every child who plays MVYB will be out trying to sell raffle tickets to help pay for uniforms, equipment and other things needed to play baseball. Please help them and us out by purchasing one or more of these tickets. Each ticket costs $5 with a chance to win $500. Tickets are available from players or any MVYB board member.
Fundraiser for blind is Saturday
A fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 5 until 7 p.m., at the Harmony Nazarene Church to help raise money for youngsters to attend a convention of the National Federation for the Blind.
Members will be having a soup supper again this year to benefit area blind kids. The money raised goes toward the costs of trips they take. They are all planning to attend the NFB National Convention this year in Orlando and a few summer camps also. The group will have soups, sandwiches and desserts. Carry out will be available. The only cost will be a donation. Silent auction items will also be available. For more information, please call 812-319-3021.
RGRG collecting cans for a cause
The Ribeyre Gym Restoration Group is collecting aluminum cans to support their renovation projects. Cans may be dropped off in the trailer, which is parked on the West side of the old fire station on Tavern Street. Your support is appreciated.
Mount Vernon baseball events are set
Mount Vernon High School baseball coach Paul Quinzer has announced that the Mount Vernon Junior High Baseball Clinic coming will be held March 5-6.
Cub and Pony baseball tryouts will be held March 11, 13, 15, and 18 after school at the high school baseball fields. From 3:15 until 5 p.m. In case of rain, tryouts will moved or canceled. Go to www.mvbaseball.weebly.com for more information.
Viking Booster Club to host honors night
The North Posey High School Viking Booster Club will host a winter sports banquet to honor athletes for the various winter sports. The banquet will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Each family is requested to bring a salad, vegetable, or dessert as noted below. Each salad, vegetable, or dessert prepared should be large enough to serve fifteen to twenty people. The Boosters will furnish the meat, drinks, and bread.
Following the meal, everyone will meet in the auditorium for the presentation of All Conference Medals and Academic All Conference Certificates. At the conclusion of these presentations, the teams and coaches and anyone wishing to attend a particular sport’s individual and team award presentations will dismiss to individual rooms. If there are questions, call Virgil Ferguson, Athletic Director, at 812-673-6605.
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