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Bulletin Board For August 7

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

Affordable Care Act Seminar, 6 p.m., Aug. 11, Central Library Large Group Room, Evansville; seminar is designed to help individuals better understand the ACA and its effect on the them; presented by staff of St. Mary’s Senior Connection; free but registration required, call 812-473-7271 or 800-258-7610; seating is limited.


Mary: A Gift to Many, 9:3011:30 a.m., Aug. 15, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception; program presented by Benedictine Sister Traci Stutz will explore the world’s view of Mary, how she is prayed to, celebrated, recognized through many different cultural customs; $30 fee; registration deadline is Aug. 12; for more information or to register call 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411, ext. 2915 or visit


Just Faith Program, 6:30-8 p.m., Aug. 26, Catholic Charities, 610 E. Walnut St., Evansville or 12:30-2 p.m., Aug. 30, All Saints, 704 N. First Ave., Evansville; an opportunity to build awareness of and compassion for those who suffer injustices; for more information email or or call Sharon Vogler at 812-423-5209.


Formation Day: Creating One Body in the Digital Age, 8 a.m-2 p.m., Aug. 29, Catholic Center, Evansville; for all who teach and share the Catholic faith; keynote speaker Jared Dees presentation Heal, Proclaim, Teach: Creating One Body in the Digital Age; two break-out sessions covering 10 different topics; early bird registration is $17/person by Aug. 12, $25 until maximum of 180 is reached; sponsored by the Office of Catechesis; register online at for more information contact Kay Beard at 812-424-5536 or by email at


Heartland Half Marathon and 5K, 7:30 a.m., Sept. 5, begins at Jasper Train Depot, Jasper; also Heartland Team Challenge is a four-person relay and Heartland Kids Fun Run and Festival; pre-registrants by Aug. 14 for both races will receive a technical shirt, first 500 half-marathoners to pre-register will also receive a special race gift; to register go to or; for more information visit the above websites or call 800-968-4578; sponsored by Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper.


2015 Engaged Encounter Weekend, 7:15 a.m., Sept. 19-3 p.m., Sept. 20, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; weekend retreat with other engaged couples that affords time alone together to plan for sacramental marriage; trained facilitators lead the program; $205/couple; for more information or to register visit or call 812-423-5456.


Maggie Delaney, Irish Indentured Servant Program, 11:30 a.m., Sept. 19, Celtic Hall, Corning Heritage Center (formerly St. Patrick Chapel), Corning; $25/person include program and lunch; for more information visit or contact Mike Morris at


Respect Life Celebration, Oct. 7, Mass, catered dinner and Spanish-language keynote presentation; Oct. 8, Mass, catered dinner and English-language keynote presentation; both events at Nativity, Evansville; keynote presenter is Archbishop Thomas Wenski of the Archdiocese of Miami; more details, including registration information, is forthcoming at


St. Mary’s Market Days 2015, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday, through Sept. 3, St. Mary’s Blvd. off Washington Ave.; local vendors offering homemade and homegrown items – fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and herbs, jewelry and crafts, honey.


Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 11 a.m., Sundays, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available, for information contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000; 5 p.m., Saturdays, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, interpreted Mass for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Rosary for World Peace, St. Joseph Commandery 306, Evansville,Knights of St. John, will begin their monthly meeting by praying the rosary for world peace; meetings held the second Monday of each month; prayer begins at 7 p.m.; all members are encouraged to attend.


Eucharistic Adoration, second Wednesday of each month, 7 a.m-6 p.m., Good Shepherd, Evansville; everyone welcome.



Assessing Abdominal Pain, 6 p.m., Aug. 12, Board Conference Room BC, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; program open to all first responders, EMTs, advanced EMTs, paramedics, pre-hospital care providers; inservice is free and no registration required; for more information call 812-996-0354.


Preparation for Childbirth Class, 6:30-9 p.m., Thursdays, Aug. 13-27, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; recommended that both mother and support person attend classes; attendance in the seventh month of pregnancy is recommended; no charge to those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $65; to enroll call 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.


Medic First Aid Refresher with AED, 8-11 a.m., Aug. 19, Health and Wellness Classroom, Memorial Hospital Southside Office, Jasper; basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business/industrial setting; cost is $45, limited class size; for information or to register call 812-996-2399; Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens Class can be added to this class to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens; $15/person; register by calling number above.


August 2015 Fitness Class Schedule at Memorial Hospital, Monday: Get Fit 55 , 10:30-11:15 a.m., Core 20, 12:10-12:30 p.m., Zumba®, 4:15-5:15 p.m.; Tuesday: Yoga Flow, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Jazzercise Strength45, 5:45-6:30 p.m., Jazzercise® Dance Mixx, 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Wednesday: Get Fit Yoga, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Shape It Up, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Yoga Fitness, 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Thursday: Cardio HIIT, 4:10-4:30 p.m., Core 20, 4:40-5 p.m., Jazzercise® Dance Mixx, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Jazzercise® Strength45, 6:45-7:30 p.m.; Friday: Get Fit Shuffle, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Core 20, 12:10-12:30 p.m.; all classes held at Memorial Southside Office, Jasper; for more information or to register visit www.mhhcc,org or call 812-996-2399; Jazzercise Dance Mixx, Jazzercise Strength45 and Yoga Fitness are offered as a series for one price and pre-registration is required.


Classes for the Deaf, Marge Luebbehusen, ASL Interpreter, will offer catechism classes for any deaf person seeking to become Catholic or know more about the Catholic faith; also offering sign language classes; for more information contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000 or Marg Luebbehusen at 812-604-0246.



Welcome to Medicare Seminar, 4 p.m., Aug. 12, 951 S. Hebron Ave, Suite C, Evansville; program will help you better understand the many different parts of Medicare and what your options are when you enroll; presented by Gina Downs; sponsored by St. Mary’s Senior Connection; no charge but registration required by calling 812-473-7271 or 800-258-7610; no specific plans or companies will be discussed.


AARP Smart Driver Program, noon-4 p.m., Aug. 19, Sept. 14, Oct. 13, Meeting Room 2 (lower level), St. Mary’s Health, Evansville; new three separate four-hour classroom refresher course; seniors will not be required to drive or take tests; attendees will learn how to adjust driving due to changes in vision, hearing and reaction time; $15/AARP members, $20/non-members; workbook and course completion certificate included; to enroll or for more information call Mary Raley at 812-485-6827.


Community Senior Bingo and Mass, breakfast buffet and bingo 9:30 a.m. in auditorium, Mass 11 a.m. in chapel, second Tuesday of each month, University Nursing and Rehabilitation (formerly Little Sisters of the Poor), Evansville; must be at least 65 to participate; please call 812-464-3607 to reserve a spot, space is limited.



Nineteenth Annual Golf Scramble to Benefit Marian Educational Outreach, 7:30 a.m. shot gun start, Aug. 16, Cambridge Golf Course, Evansville; first place prize $200, second through fourth place prizes is a random draw of all score cards for $100; after scramble lunch and refreshments served at Knights Home, St. Wendel where all winning prizes, door prizes and half pot prize will be awarded; four-person team fee is $220, limited to 36 teams; contact Kelly at 812-304-0617, Larry at 812-457-0408 or Chris at 812-483-8654 to register; sponsored by the St. Wendel Knights of St. John.


St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville Bingo, every Monday night; doors open 5:30 p.m., early bird starts 6:30 p.m., regular bingo starts 7 p.m.



Hearty Hearts Cardiac Rehab Club, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 18, Medical Arts Conference Center, Jasper; Janet Meyer will discuss “Diabetes and Nutrition Education”;open to all former and current Memorial Hospital cardiac rehab patients and their families; heart-monitored exercise program; no charge; 800-852-7279, ext. 0551.


Bariatric Public Forum, 9 a.m., Aug. 22, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; learn more about bariatric weight loss surgery now being offered at Memorial Hospital; for more information call 812-996-0185.


Memorial Health Center Earlier Lab Draw Hours, Tues. and Thurs. lab draw hours 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Mon., Wed. and Fri. hours are 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Memorial Health Center, 695 West Second St., Jasper.



Mater Dei Class of 1975, cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. with individual bills, Sept. 19, Roca Bar North, Evansville; RSVP by Sept. 10 to Ted Barron at; reunion golf scramble 10 a.m., Sept. 18, Fendrich Golf Course, Evansville, $33/person, RSVP to Kenny Hartig by Sept. 10 at


Spiritual Growth

Healing Mass, 3:30 p.m. worship, 4 p.m. Mass, Aug. 9, St. Mary, Huntingburg; Father Biju Thomas is celebrant; for information call John Bennett at 812-544-2239, Charles Mendel at 812-482-7502, Kim Kendall at 812-630-8933; for more information visit or


33 Day Consecration to Jesus Through Mary, 6:30 p.m., Sept. 3, Holy Redeemer, Evansville, opening Mass; 6:30 p.m., Oct. 7 (Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, Holy Redeemer, Evansville, closing Mass; Father Paul Ferguson will preside at both Masses; guest speaker to be announced; Consecration can be done without attending opening Mass; books available at Cornerstone Bookstore, Evansville or parish coordinator; for more information call Ruth Lutz at 812-457-7798.


Christ Renews His Parish Retreat in Spanish for Men, Oct. 3-4, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; retreat open to all men in the Diocese of Evansville; for more information or to register contact Pedro Mendez at 812-316-1256; sponsored by the Diocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry. (Cristo Renueva Su Parroquia en español para hombres en el Sarto Retreat Center.)


Support Groups

Your Health and Diabetes Education, 7-8 p.m., third Monday of each month, Pavilion Classroom, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; support group provides knowledge to help you feel more secure, manage problems, avoid hospitalization; next meeting is Aug. 17, teaching and discussion on home exercise; for more information call 812-996-0521.


“Look Good, Feel Better,” 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 17, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center. Jasper; provides information and cosmetic advice including hands-on instruction for women battling cancer; program is free but pre-registration is required; for more information visit or call 812-996-0626.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 19, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; allows patients and families to share information and support; for more information call 812-630-8052.


Good Shepherd Social Support Group, noon, third Sunday of each month, Good Shepherd School cafeteria, Evansville; group for divorced or widowed led by Timmie Lingo; for more information call Evelyn at 812-476-4580 or Dorothy at 812-867-6185.


Man to Man Cancer Support Group, meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Evansville Cancer Center, Evansville; sessions are free; refreshments served; for more information call 812-474-1110; sponsored by the American Cancer Society.



Daviess County Amish Country Trip, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 23, Montgomery, Ind.; day trip includes guided tour of an Amish village and rural landscapes, shopping for handmade quilts and crafts, Amish bakery, home-style lunch in an Amish home; $55/person, space is limited; Lintzenich Ministry Center at St. Mary Campus, Evansville opens at 7:15 a.m. to gather for light breakfast; for more information or reservation contact Deacon Dennis at 812-425-1577 or; everyone welcome; sponsored by Sts. Mary and John Parish, Evansville.


Vocation Exploration

Fall Discernment Weekend, Oct. 16-18, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.; the Sisters of Providence invite Catholic women ages 18-42 to discover what life would be like as a Sister of Providence; weekend will coincide with the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Fest and the Congregation’s 175th anniversary celebration; time for prayer and reflection; free and includes housing and meals; for more information contact Providence Sister Editha Ben at 812-535-2895 or by email at