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Hobart Tri Kappa to host luncheon, music and more

2013-10-09T00:00:00Z Hobart Tri Kappa to host luncheon, music and moreBy Linda Kolarik Times Columnist nwitimes.com
October 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Hobart Tri Kappa's annual luncheon is set for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 3  at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. The sorority invites the whole family to enjoy a delicious lunch while listening to the widely-acclaimed University of Notre Dame Glee Club a cappella group, The Undertones, present a variety of favorites songs from past decades.

The event will include the Bountiful Baskets raffle, prizes and drawings. All proceeds will benefit the Hobart Food Pantry, The Giving Tree, scholarship funds and various other local charities. Select local vendors will be present. Complimentary beer tasting is sponsored by Four Horsemen Brewing Company.

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will share the importance of charitable organizations in our communities.

Tickets are available through Oct. 31 at a cost of $35 for adults and $20 for children 11 and younger. Contact Hobart Chamber of Commerce at (219) 942-5774 or Juli Whiteman at (219) 741-5854.

Elks host Biondi

A crowd of more than 300 “Senior Teens” welcomed national radio legend Dick Biondi to the Ultimate Sock Hop Saturday night at the Hobart Elks Lodge. The sell-out crowd rocked the night away to the tunes of the ‘50s and ’60s spun by Master Blaster of the 50’s Jim Dandy.

Garden growing

Hobart Garden Club at its annual meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Maria Reiner Center, 705 E. Fourth St., will present a special award to an outstanding youth for this summer’s work. 

The club recently finished Phase II of the Memorial Garden at the walking trail/bike path at Eighth and Water streets, partially funded by a matching $150 grant from The Garden Club of Indiana Inc. HGC raised it’s match through its annual plant and rummage sale.

HGC also received a grant from the Hobart Community Foundation that helped purchase two, 8’ Colorado Blue Spruce trees delivered and planted by Remus Farms of Hobart. A formal dedication will be announced soon.

To learn more about club activities, call Jim Pavelka at (219) 942-6793.

School clinic opens

Brickie Community Health Clinic at Hobart High School, 2211 E. 10th St., invites the community to attend its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at 4 p.m.  Oct. 29. The goal of the clinic is to provide affordable, high-quality primary health care to all students. Call (219) 945-9384.

Golf outing

It might not be too late to sign up for the Hobart Democratic Precinct Organization's annual Golf Outing Scramble on Sunday, beginning with registration at 11 a.m. and tee off at noon at Indian Ridge Golf Course. Call John at (219) 757-1104 or Dan at (219) 746-0727.

Breast cancer walk

Don’t forget the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk sponsored by the Hobart Family YMCA Wellness Program is also Sunday, at 1 p.m. at Hidden Lake Park 6355 Broadway, Merrillville. Call the Y and ask for Debbie or Janice at (219) 942-2183.

Coupon books

Marie Reiner Center, 705 E. Fourth St., Hobart, has Carson’s Community Days coupon books offering more than $150 in savings for $5. Stop by anytime from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Linda Mummery Kolarik is president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 54 in Hobart. Contact her with Hobart community news at lkolar1454@aol.com. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

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