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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Local A4 Sunday May Kokomo trfbune Cast night approaches for Sesquicentennial pageant Editors note This is one of a continuing series of updates on Kokomo and Howard Countys Sesquicentennial Celebration Cast night is May 24 Anyone interested in perform ing in the historical pageant On the Banks of the to be presented July 59 should attend cast night at 7 May 24 at Maple Crest School auditorium About 400 people are needed The show will feature music dance drama and comedy There are no lines to learn costumes are pro vided and there is minimal rehearsal time There are no age limits and both individuals and groups are needed For more information call Cheryl Graham at 4576691 Businesses asked for windows Businesses are encouraged to make their windows available for displays of historical artifacts dur ing the Sesquicentennial Celebration Windows should be decorated by June 27 and remain until July 11 Displays may relate to years past to todays merchandise Blue ribbon awards will be made on June 30 in the following categories best merchandise best furniture best clothing best jew Saluting Our Past Celebrating Our Future elry most interesting most unique and window painting Store owners may decorate their windows themselves or they may donate space to be used by a com munity group to make a display Members of Kokomo Art Association have indicated an interest in window painting and store owners may volunteer win dows to that group To indicate interest in decorat ing windows or donating window space or for more information call Maryann Redmon or PJ Kirkendall at 4524314 Division plans special contest The ticket division of the Celebration is sponsoring a First Lady contest The First Lady will be crowned to reign over the Sesquicentennial Celebration week activities and six other women will be crowned as mem bers of her court This is not a beauty or talent contest Nominees must reside in Howard County be 18 to 108 years old single or married They will be selected from the results of their popularity organizational abili ties and active community involvement The First Lady and her court will be announced at the commu nitywide dance on July 2 Deadline for nominations is May 20 To nominate someone call the Sesquicentennial office at 4525711 and provide the persons name address and phone number or mail the information to Sesquicentennial Celebration Box 6550 Kokorno Irtd 46902 When someone is nominated the committee will contact her and invite her to a reception on May 25 At the reception the responsi bilities and awards of the contest will be discussed and individuals may decide to become actual par ticipants You may honor some one by nominating them yet it does not commit them to partici pate Final decision is up to the nominee Flower scheme is red and white The committee is asking resi dents to plant red and white flow ers at their homes for the Sesquicentennial celebration Upcoming dates Themes for the Celebration are as follows Through June 10 Parade float building packets available at Howard County Museum Float entries due by June 10 July 3 Celebration kickoff HaynesApperson Festival Parade July 4 100th anniversary of Elwood Haynes first drive will be reenacted by the Pioneer Auto Club antique auto tour July 5 Citizen Service Celebration of government civic and service organizations July 6 Retail Merchants and Restaurant Revelry celebration July 7 Agriculture Business Industry and Worker Heritage including petting zoo farm tours business and factory open houses antique equipment displays and live entertainment July 8 Young and Young at Heart including pioneer home coming teen dance tournaments story telling square dance and pitchin dinner July 9 Arts and Armed Forces Recognition including art shows music festivals jet mili tary displays July 10 Festival of Faith including church homecomings communitywide service ice cream social Some important dates are com ing up for area residents partici pating in Sesquicentennial activi ties Sesquicentennial Headquarters and store open in Kokomo Mall Fridays 10 and Saturdays 10 tele phone 4525711 May 15 Open house at Sesquicentennial Headquarters and store 2 Prizes enter tainment and costumed partici pants May 20 Nominations for First Lady due May 21 Sesquicentennial Festival fairgrounds Greentown Reenactments art exhibit Miami Indian programs displays food dulcimers May 24 Cast night for the his torical pageant at 7 at Maple Crest School Plan to participate in the show to be offered July 49 May 25 First Lady reception June 4 Tasting spree from 2 to 4 at Markland Mall STATEWIDE COVERAGE EFFECTIVE EFFICIENT Local update Emergency Radio Service me Serving Howard County Surrounding Areas Since 1948 1100 Rank Parkway Kokomo 4590328 IUK student named intern Holly Stinchcomb an Indiana University Kokomo junior major ing in sociology has been selected to participate in the 1994 Indiana Governors Public Service Internship Program She will be an intern in the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration in Indianapolis from Monday to midAugust Eight students applied for each position awarded in the program Earl Wysong IUK assistant sociol ogy professor said Board mulls calendar change Northwestern School Board will conduct a public meeting Tuesday in the Northwestern School library Alcfrig with personnel i terns the consider the corpdra tions participation in a Prime program for the 199495 school year and a change in that years school calendar Jones honored for service Jeff Jones a sophomore major ing in criminal justice at Indiana University Kokomo is the cam pus recipient of the 1994 Public Service Award from the Indiana Conference of Higher Education An officer for the Kokomo Police Department Jones received a plaque for his contributions to the rehabilitation of troubled youth in the area according to an IUK news release Jones is a member of the Police Athletic League an organization that works with atrisk children in an attempt to show them values He was nominated for the award by Ethel Swartzendrtiber an IUK English instructor IU President Thomas Ehrlich presented the award at a recent luncheon at the Ramada Inn Indianapolis where 18 other stu dent leaders from the Indiana col leges and universities were also honored The Indianapolis event was sponsored by Indiana Campus Compact a consortium of Indiana universities that works to encour age community service by stu dents Four earn first place INDIANAPOLIS Television production students from the Kokomo Area Career Center won eight awards including two for first place in a recent competition sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters In the corporate video division Randy Harrison Kelsey Hollis and Jeremy Miller took first place with their video about the career center The Power Kat produced by Harrison Hojlis and Emily Burke won first place as best high school newscast This years IASB competition was hosted by Indiana University Purdue UniversityIndianapolis Math awards go to Western UPLAND Ind Richie Taylor of Western High School near Russiaville was the grand prize winner at Taylor Universitys 22nd annual Mathematics Field Day recently The Western team was second overall in the event which aims to Spring is Time to once again get out the paint brushes and scraping tools All this can be avoided Call Unique for a free estimate on replacement windows or statesman siding and soffit UCENSEDBONPEDINSURED 317 4570609 or 18008001971 New From Sears Portrait Studio Choose The Offer Thats Right For You 10 Wallets and 32 Portrait Siting lee ol per person payable when ore taken not Included In advertised xice Your choice ol available Poses our selection limit one special oiler per No Ml on number ol oflen per family Cannol be combined with any other oiler OHer void where prohibited Cash value Sears Credit Card and other major credit cards accepted Ollei available in US A only Coupon good through June 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