Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, February 7, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at IU Hospital, Frankfort on the third floor. Walk-ins are always welcome but a scheduled appointment is even better. It takes about one hour and there are refreshments provided and lots of good moral support is someone is now at the process or just nervous. To make an appointment, call 765-659-6063 or go online to Redcross.org and find the drive listed there.
The Winter Book Sale at the Rossville Library will be held through Saturday, February 1, at the library located at 400 W. Main St., Rossville. Hours are as follows: Friday, January 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday, January 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, January 28, 1-7 p.m.; Wednesday, January 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, January 30, 1-7 p.m.; Friday, January 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gently used books, magazine and movies will be available during library hours for a cash donation. For more information, call 765-379-2246.
The American Red Cross is holding blood drives at the following locations: Friday, February 7 — IU Health Frankfort, 1300 S. Jackson St., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday, February 13 — Flora United Methodist Church, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To donate, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
American Legion Post #12 at 451 W. Clinton St. is having Saturday Night Dinners from 5-7:30 p.m. through March 28. Dinners include a side salad and your choice of baked potato, fries, onion rings or cole slaw. This is open to the public.
The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: January 25 — Local Brew Series with Fergus Daly; February 8 — Local Brew Series with The Molter Brothers; February 15 — Night at the Piano Bar with Jeff Bowen; February 23 — Sharon McKnight, A Tribute to Pete Seeger; February 29 — Christian Comedian Jonnie W; March 7 — Carrie Newcomer. Tickets and details: www.delphioperahouse.org or call 765-564-4300.
The Purdue Extension Office is having a Small Business Networking Group meeting on the third Tuesday of each month from 8-9 a.m. at The Pancake House in Frankfort. For more information, contact Bethany Perlee at 765-659-6380, ext. 1816 or email email@example.com.
Frankfort’s local favorite son the Jason Wells Band will be performing once again in the Skanta Theatre on Saturday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be $10 for this performance and are currently on sale at the Frankfort Community Public Library. Tickets are general admission. For information, call 765-654-8746.
The 2020 Sheep and Goat Webinar “How a Poor Hay Year Can Affect You!”, is set for Tuesday, January 28 from 7-9 p.m. at the Clinton County Purdue Extension Office, 1111 S. Jackson St., Frankfort. For more information, call 765-659-6380.
Faith Family Church located at 508 W. Green St., Frankfort, will be hosting a No Regrets Men’s Conference on Saturday, February 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. Call 765-659-3011 to reserve tickets.
Witham Health Services EMS Education in cooperation with the Thorntown/Sugar Creek Fire Department is pleased to sponsor an Emergency Medical Responder class for interested county residents. The class will begin February 10 and run through March 20. The class will meet Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-10 p.m. at the Thorntown Fire Department. The cost is $225, which will include all textbooks/teaching materials. Payment must be made in full prior to the start of the class. Applications must be received by January 31 and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact John Merson at 485-8275 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jobs for Life Initiative is now accepting applications for Jobs for Life students. The Jobs for Life class, sponsored by area churches and local businesses, is a faith based program that equips men and women to find employment by learning the necessary skills required for employment. Classes begin Tuesday, February 4, at 6:15 p.m. in the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton St., Frankfort. Classes will continue each Tuesday and Thursday nights through March 26. Applications can be picked at the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce at 62 N. Main St., or the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church. There is no charge to attend classes. For more information, contact Sheri McCormick at 765-652-0361 or Miriam Curts at 513-484-6750.
Valentine’s Day at the Parish House located at 118 N. Union, Delphi, will feature An Evening with Jennie DeVoe and her music on Friday, February 14, from 6:30-10 p.m. Cost is $95 for the concert plus a $4.92 fee. Meal is being prepared by the Angry Donkey Restaurant. Tickets are available now at the parish.house/valentine. For more information, call 812-805-0030.
A Purdue Master Gardener Basic Training will be offered to Howard County residents on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m. starting March 3 and running until early June. The program will be offered at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South Branch located on 1755 E. Center Road, Kokomo. Cost is $155. For more information, call 765-456-2313. Pre-registration is required.
The following is a schedule of Special Events in Frankfort, Clinton County: February 8 — Fire and Ice Festival in downtown Frankfort, noon to 8 p.m.; July 11-18, 2020 — Clinton County 4-H Fair.