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January 2019 O Sunman Elementary Veterans program - Cooper Barrett, Ryan Inman, Callie Barrett, Ron Zimmer, Brianna Inman. ST. LEON By Debbie A. Zimmer Community Correspondent Mary Fox was pleasantly surprised with a party in honor of her eightieth birth- day. Friends and family spent the evening playing cards and visiting. Here’s to many more, Mary! Sunman Elementary School held a program in honor of Veteran’s Day on Nov. 9. The students had a wonderful pre- sentation for our veterans. The guest speaker was Cordell Feuston, Army Veteran. After the program, all of the stu- dents personally thanked each veteran in attendance for their service. Congratulations go out to Patty and Darryl Steinmetz on the birth of their first grandchild! Bronson Lee was born on Nov. 21. Proud par- ents are Brad Steinmetz and Kelsey Land. Grandparents are Sheryl and Tom Land of Lebanon, IN. Great-grand- mothers are Janie Lewis and Ruth Bischoff and Great Uncle Roger Bischoff. The time has come for high school seniors to apply for scholarships. Get in touch with your school’s guidance counselors to check out all of the scholarships that are available. So many scholar- ships go unclaimed each year because no one applied for them. If you are going to THE BEACON Page 3B ur Communities Mary Fox recently celebrat- ed her 80th birthday. study in the medical field or to be a conservation officer, be sure to check with the Dearborn Community Foun- dation for the criteria for the Greg Andres/North Dearborn Conservation Club scholar- ship. DCF has many other scholarships available as well. Jan. Birthdays– Jan. 1 Jerome Fuernstein, Jan. 3 my nephew Nick Fox, Jan. 4 my brother Ron Andres and cousin Geralyn Brack- man, Jan. 5 Shari Sterwerf, Jan. 6 Grayson Bauman and Todd Spade, Jan. 7 Samuel Bulach, Bridget Klenke, Jan. 8 my nephew Ryan Powell, Jan. 9 Mary Grace Bischoff, Sandy Eckstein and Marvin Good, Jan. 10 my nephew Cody Haag, Carole Ritzi, Gary Schuman and cousin John Baumer, Jan. 11 Jon Cleary, Natalie Stenger, Mike Trabel, Andy Kraus and Chloe Wilhelm, Jan. 13 Chrisi Fischer, Em- ily Stenger and Rita Alig, Jan. 14 Vaughn Fischer, Ryan Long and Mary Lou Hilbert, Jan. 15 Tammy Bischoff, cousin Connie Webb and Georgia Sim- kins, Jan. 16 Mark Stenger, Tim Wilhelm, Vic Bischoff and Daryl Steinmetz, Jan. 17 Cliff Bischoff and Deb Spade, Jan. 18 Susan Schuman, Jan. 20 Krystle Kraus, Jan. 21 Megan Hoff- man, cousin Anna Andres and Emily Whitehead, Jan. 22 Brian Giltz, Wally Kraus, Mary Schuman, Kathy Stenger, Megan An- dres, and Butch Fox, Jan. 23 Walter Schuman 90th, Jan. 24 Theresa Horstman, Jan. 27 Jennifer Neihaus and my son-in-law Chad Barrett, Jan. 29 Olivia Schwegman. Happy Anniversary to my sister and brother-in-law Schere and Steve Kramer on Jan. 17 and Happy Anniver- sary to Carol and Jim Fox on Jan. 18. I would like everyone to keep in mind the real reason for the season!!! Please keep our men and women serving in the military and are away from their families this Christ- mas in your thoughts and prayers. Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year from my family to yours. Get in touch with me with any news items for the col- umn at stleon@goBEACON- DOVER By Ray Johnson Community Correspondent Dover correspondent Ray Johnson will be back next month with all of the exciting things happening in Dover. Send news to dover@goBEA- January/ February in Dearborn County, Southeast Indiana...the Perfect Place to Play! December 1 - January 9 – Winter Wonderland Ice Skating - Enjoy ice skating under the pavilion at Todd Creech Park (near pool) on Tate Street in Lawrenceburg. Admission: $5.00/Adults; $3.00/Age 12 and under. Lawrenceburg residents FREE with proof of residency. Season passes available at $25.00 for an individual or $40.00 for a family. For more information, log on to www.visitsoutheastindiana. com or or call 812- 537-4507 or 800-322-8198. December 31 - Jan 1 – New Year’s Eve at Perfect North Slopes - 8:00 pm - 1:00 am. 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg. Admission charged to ski, snowboard or snow tube until 1AM. DJ in the lodge, party favors, torchlight parade and fireworks at midnight. Information: 812 537-3754 or January 1 – New Year’s Day January 13-15 – Special Olympics Winter Games - Special Olympics held annually at Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Athletes participate in alpine skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Information: Greg Townsend/Dearborn County Coordinator at or 812 537-3754. January 17-20 – Tri-State Fishing & Outdoor Show - Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street - Second annual Tri-State Fishing & Outdoor Show. Vendors from around the country will have custom rods, tackle, bass boats, kayaks, outfitters and anything fishing and outdoor related. Local anglers and professional fishermen from all species will give educational seminars both days. Rock climbing wall in the lobby of the Event Center Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-5pm. Admission: $8.00; Advanced $7.00. Children 12 & under Free Brought to the Event Center by Brailey Promotions Inc. Information: 317-626-4448. Advance tickets: January 25 – Aurora Lions Club Feed the Hungry Chili Spaghetti Dinner - 228 Second Street, Aurora, Indiana. Call Main Street Aurora for more information. 812-926-1100. February 8-10 – Dearborn County Home Builders Association Home & Garden Show - Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg. Friday/5PM-9PM, Saturday/10AM- 8PM, Sunday/Noon-5PM. The largest home show in Dearborn County features landscaping and interior design companies, remodeling contractors, organizing solutions and more. $4.00 admission - 50% off with a boxed or canned good donation. Free admission for children age 10 and under. For more information: 812-320-6099 or or www. February 8 – Downtown Lawrenceburg Chocolate & Wine Walk - Sponsored by Lawrenceburg Main Street. Call for more information: 812-537-4507. February 9 – Be My Valentine - Main Street Aurora Dancing on Main - 7:30-10PM, presented by Main Street Aurora. Second & Main Street, Aurora. Doors open at 6PM. $7.00 admission This community event gives the older citizen of our community and the surrounding areas the opportunity to dance, socialize and enjoy a community gathering place in Historic Downtown Aurora. Dinner is served by the Lions Club, with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. Classic country music and more, is provided by Denver Brandt and the Wooden Wheels. Information: 812-926-1100. February 14 – Blue Willow House Spring Opening - 9960 Front Street, Dillsboro, Indiana. Blue Willow House opens for the season. Thursday & Friday, 10am-6pm and Saturday, 9am-2pm. Shop three floors of merchandise located in a lovely old home built in 1912. Antiques, home decor, clothing, jewelry, candles, soaps/lotions and gifts are available for purchase. Open Hours throughout the year: Thursdays & Fridays, 10am-6pm; Saturdays, 9am-2pm. Information: 812-432-3330 or www. or bluewillowhouse9960@ Dearborn County Convention, Visitor and Tourism Bureau 320 Walnut St. • Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025 1-800-322-8198 or OUR ADVERTISERS ARE YOUR NEIGHBORS. SHOP LOCAL AND TELL THEM YOU SAW THEIR ADS IN THE BEACON.