Monday, October 25, 2010

Shalom Center Holiday Gift Program

Julie Fox is coordinating a gift donation from the GHNA to some children through Shalom Center's Holiday Gift Program. She will contact Shalom Center, coordinate gift buying, collect the gifts, and deliver them to Shalom Center. Please contact Julie if you would like to participate. Gifts need to be collected at Shalom Center by the end of November, so please contact Julie as soon as possible if you would like to help out.

Halloween 2010

Trick or Treating in the city of Bloomington, Ellettsville, and Monroe County are all Sunday, October 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Various groups in the area also have Halloween events. Here is a selection:

Safe Trick or Treat at City Church, 1200 N Russell Rd, Saturday, October 30, 4-6 p.m.
Skate or Scare at Frank Southern Ice Arena, Saturday, October 30, 7 p.m. (admission fee)
Safe Halloween with the Panhellenic Society, North Jordan Avenue, Wednesday, October 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Safe Halloween at College Mall, Saturday, October 30, 4-9 p.m. (Trick-or-Treating 4-6 p.m.)
Rocky Horror Picture Show, Buskirk Chumley Theater, Saturday, October 30, 7:30 and 11:30 p.m. (admission fee)

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Coats for Kids drive

The annual Coats for Kids drive is going on now through October 26th. If you have a coat you would like to donate, there are several drop-off locations, including:


  • Woodbridge Post Office
  • The Herald-Times office
  • downtown Post Office
  • Salvation Army office
  • Head Start
  • Fountain Square Mall
  • Ellettsville Post Office
You may also leave a donation at your mailbox with a note "For coat drive." 

Donated coats will be distributed at the Salvation Army gym November 1-5.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Fall leaf collection

Autumn is upon us as evidenced by the gorgeous colors and falling leaves.

City leaf pickup begins October 18th for leaves in leaf bags. Leaf bags are picked up for free on our usual Wednesday trash day.

Beginning November 8th, vacuum trucks will collect leaves raked to the curb. Per the city, please do not rake leaves into the street.

More information is available through the city website.

Real estate update

There is currently one home for sale in Grandview Hills.

While we will miss the Weavers, spread the word if you know anyone looking!