Oaklawn accepting expertise present functions
ELKHART — Oaklawn, a psychological well being and habit providers company, will give away $11,000 in money prizes in Could at its second annual Oaklawn’s Acquired Expertise.
Functions to audition are open by Oct. 28, with auditions Nov. 13 on the Lerner Theatre, in response to a information launch. Acts can embody a wide range of leisure expertise — from singers/songwriters and bands to comedians, magicians, dancers and extra.
Contestants, who should dwell in Elkhart or St. Joseph counties, will audition earlier than a panel of three judges. Judges will choose the highest 4 acts to advance to Oaklawn’s Acquired Expertise on Could 12, 2023. There, the viewers will vote to find out who wins a grand prize of $5,000, a second prize of $3,000, a 3rd prize of $2,000 and a fourth prize of $1,000.
Oaklawn’s Acquired Expertise is Oaklawn’s largest annual fundraiser, and the occasion will increase cash for native psychological well being and habit remedy providers, the discharge notes.
The applying and full contest guidelines can be found at www.oaklawn.org/ogt.
Elkhart colleges to carry city corridor
ELKHART — Elkhart Group Faculties will maintain a city corridor assembly to debate faculty issues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday within the Elkhart Excessive Faculty Auditorium, 2608 California Street.
For extra data, contact Dora Sauserman, govt assistant to the district counsel/chief of workers with ECS, at 574-262-5515
DNR warns of avian influenza surge
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana, together with many different states, was affected by an outbreak of extremely pathogenic avian influenza earlier this 12 months.
Avian influenza declined by the summer season months, nevertheless, some states have had a latest enhance in wild chicken deaths related to the illness, in response to a information launch.
DNR advises hunters to pay attention to a possible resurgence of avian influenza because the waterfowl looking seasons progress.
Signs of avian influenza can differ relying on the person animal, and a few animals which have the virus don’t show any signs.
Waterfowl with signs will typically show uncommon behaviors akin to swimming in circles, tremors, a twisted neck, and/or have a basic lack of coordination. As well as, sick birds could show nasal discharge, a cough, sneezing and/or diarrhea, the discharge notes.
Anybody who sees birds displaying these indicators, or who finds a number of useless birds in a single space, is requested to report the case to Indiana DNR at on.IN.gov/sickwildlife.
To learn extra about avian influenza, go surfing to on.IN.gov/avian-flu.
Pesticide applicator workshop deliberate
FORT WAYNE — Business pesticide applicators in search of license credit in among the hard-to-find classes can quickly discover simply what they’re in search of due to Purdue Extension.
A multi-category business pesticide applicator workshop is scheduled for Nov. 1 in Fort Wayne. This occasion shall be held within the Walb Ballroom on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus, and can run from 9 a.m. to three p.m. The price for this coaching is $80, and registration is now open on the following web site: bit.ly/pfwcch22.
For business applicators attending this program, the next classes shall be awarded 5 CCH credit: 1-Agricultural Pest Administration; 2-Forest Pest Management; 3A-Decorative Pest Administration; 3B-Turf Pest Administration; 4-Seed Remedy; 5-Aquatic Pest Administration; 6-Industrial Weed Administration; 7A-Industrial, Institutional, Structural and Well being Associated Pest Administration; 7B-Termite Management; 7D-Fumigation; 8-Group-Huge Mosquito Administration; and 11-Aerial Utility. 4 CCH credit shall be awarded to these with the RT-Registered Technician license.
For extra data, contact Ann Kline on the Purdue Extension–Noble County workplace at 260-636-2111.