LOCAL BRIEFS: Sept. 14, 2022 | Information | goshennews.com – Goshen Information


Oaklawn accepting expertise present purposes

ELKHART — Oaklawn, a psychological well being and habit providers company, will give away $11,000 in money prizes in Might at its second annual Oaklawn’s Acquired Expertise.

Functions to audition are open via Oct. 28, with auditions Nov. 13 on the Lerner Theatre, in line with a information launch. Acts can embrace quite a lot 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 Might 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 appliance and full contest guidelines can be found at www.oaklawn.org/ogt.

Elkhart colleges to carry city corridor

ELKHART — Elkhart Neighborhood Colleges will maintain a city corridor assembly to debate college issues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday within the Elkhart Excessive College 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 yr.

Avian influenza declined via the summer time months, nonetheless, some states have had a latest enhance in wild chicken deaths related to the illness, in line with a information launch.

DNR advises hunters to concentrate on 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 corresponding to swimming in circles, tremors, a twisted neck, and/or have a common lack of coordination. As well as, sick birds might 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 lifeless 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, log on to on.IN.gov/avian-flu.

Pesticide applicator workshop deliberate

FORT WAYNE — Industrial pesticide applicators on the lookout for license credit in a number of the hard-to-find classes can quickly discover simply what they’re on the lookout for due to Purdue Extension.

A multi-category business pesticide applicator workshop is scheduled for Nov. 1 in Fort Wayne. This occasion can be held within the Walb Ballroom on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus, and can run from 9 a.m. to three p.m. The charge for this coaching is $80, and registration is now open on the following website: bit.ly/pfwcch22.

For business applicators attending this program, the next classes can be awarded 5 CCH credit: 1-Agricultural Pest Administration; 2-Forest Pest Management; 3A-Decorative Pest Administration; 3B-Turf Pest Administration; 4-Seed Therapy; 5-Aquatic Pest Administration; 6-Industrial Weed Administration; 7A-Industrial, Institutional, Structural and Well being Associated Pest Administration; 7B-Termite Management; 7D-Fumigation; 8-Neighborhood-Vast Mosquito Administration; and 11-Aerial Software. 4 CCH credit can 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.


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