LWV to celebrate women’s suffrage in Indiana

A special exhibit exploring Hoosier women who fought for the right to vote is being sponsored next month by the League of Women Voters of Knox County, Vincennes State Historic Sites and the Knox County Public Library.

The exhibit will highlight the 100th anniversary of securing women’s right to vote and will be on display in the main library’s sunroom, 502 N. Seventh St., March 6-29 during regular library hours.

The League of Women Voters, Knox County, is also celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters. They will host viewings of the documentary film “Iron-Jawed Angels,” which covers the national effort to achieve the women’s vote, on a continuous loop throughout the month.

Additional display cases located throughout the main library will highlight significant women in our history.

Good Samaritan seeking volunteers

Good Samaritan is seeking current and former patients to participate on their Patient and Family Engagement Council (PFEC).

The PFEC will feature 10-12 patients who meet on a monthly basis to provide feedback and creative solutions for program development or improvements within Good Samaritan. PFEC members will need to commit to a minimum of a one-year term.

Those who are interested in applying for a membership to the Patient & Family Engagement Council can complete an online application by visiting gshvin.org/pfec. Applications will be reviewed and those selected for the council will be contacted for an interview.

Pace offers scholarships to former Head Start students

Pace Community Action Agency has announced the 2021 Judith K. Bobe Scholarship opportunity.

The scholarship is named in honor of Pace’s former Head Start Director, who worked within the program over 40 years. The scholarship is specifically for former Head Start students that attended in Daviess, Greene, Knox or Sullivan counties.

PACE has traditionally provided two $500 scholarships to assist graduating high school seniors with college expenses. Applicants are required to submit a typed essay about the impact that Head Start has made in their school readiness and academic performance.

Former Head Start students from Daviess, Greene, Knox and Sullivan counties are encouraged to apply. Applications are available through all local high school counselors or through Pace’s website at http://www.pacecaa.org/services/scholarship_program/.

For more information about any Pace Community Action Agency programs or services call (812) 882-7927 or visit us at http://www.pacecaa.org.

OTP to host auditions next week

Members of the Old Town Players, 432 Broadway St., will host auditions for their next show, “May the Farce Be With You,” next week.

Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday; performances are scheduled for the weekends of April 16-18 and April 23-25.

For more information, send an email to oldtownplayers.org.

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