Dancing Like the Stars tickets available
ANDERSON — The Fifth Annual Dancing Like the Stars benefit begins at 7 p.m. Saturday with the doors opening at 6.
The event — at the Paramount Theatre — is the historic theater’s biggest annual fundraiser.
This year’s celebrities are Rick Vale, Erin Hacker, Karen McLaughlin, Phil Lavelle Jr., Jessica Sheckelhoff, Suzanne Daoust, Beth Erskine, Elizabeth Dolenski, Damon Stansberry, Dr. Kash Rahman, Debbie Richmond, Lance Stephenson and Jeff Taylor.
Nancy Anderson with Madison County United Way and Tom VanOsdol with St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital will co-emcee the benefit. Doors open at 6 p.m. In addition to the celebrity dances there will be performances by past participants. Tickets are available for $20, $30 or $37 and can be purchased through the theater box office or online. There will be a VIP party from 10 p.m. to midnight for an additional $15.
Motorists urged to prepare for frigid temperatures
INDIANAPOLIS — Extremely cold temperatures are expected to hit Hoosiers throughout the next 48 hours and AAA Hoosier Motor Club is asking motorists to plan ahead.
Cold weather can adversely affect automobiles in a number of ways — tire pressure can drop considerably, batteries become less effective, engine belts lose a certain amount of flexibility and hoses are put under considerable stress.
Do the following ahead of time:
u Make sure your gas tank is filled up at least half way to avoid fuel line freeze-up
u be sure your tires are properly inflated
spray a general purpose lubricant into key holes to prevent frozen locks
be sure to prepare a roadside emergency kit consisting of no less than a bag of abrasive material (sand, salt or cat litter), a small snow shovel and snow brush, traction mats, a flashlight with fresh batteries, ice-thawing window-washing solvent, gloves or mittens, an ice scraper, a cloth or paper towels, booster cables, a blanket, warning flares or triangles, a fully-charged cellular phone with emergency numbers, and non-perishable food/snack items
If you encounter frozen locks spray a lubricant or de-icing fluid from a warm can directly into the lock, cup your hands together and blow warm air directly into the key holes. Do not force a key or other item into the lock and never pour hot water on or into a frozen lock.
Free webinar focuses on ensuring online safety
Indiana-based Privacy Data Systems is inviting the public to watch a free webinar to learn about protecting online communication and celebrate National Data Privacy Day.
“Ensuring Your Online Safety” offers tips to protect electronic files and messages. In addition to information about malware, spyware, adware and phishing scams, the webinar includes information about free network security tools, electronic record retention and common email mistakes.
Visit www.senditcertified.com/dataprivacyday for more information.
The webinar is available the entire month of January.
Dancing Like the Stars tickets available
Going strong at 90
Martha Passwater is well-known at the White River Club. She’s known as the 89-year-old who actively enjoys classes at the fitness club. But the Knightstown native and longtime Anderson resident is also known for volunteering at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital and playing golf with the Grandview Ladies League
Pendleton singer debuts CD at Falls Park show
Jacob Brown was 7 years old when his grandfather taught him to play “Jesus Loves Me” on the guitar. Since then, the Pendleton Heights senior has become an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician.
Jim Bailey: Gospel concerts both fun, ministry
What’s really important is the impact of a concert on the audience. Gauging that often comes from feedback received in the electronic media as well as handwritten communiqués.
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