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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair This Thursday

Many local veterans listen to 105.3 WJLT, which Johnny, Julie and I appreciate immensely.  Everyone here at the station has great respect and gratitude for anyone who has served our country in any military branch.  Thank you, veterans, for your service!  With that said, I want to help make our veterans aware that there is a job fair especially for them this Thursday - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes."

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(Dave Westrich)
(Dave Westrich)
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Evansville and Vanderburgh County Citizens Make WeTip Hotline A Big Success

Although I haven’t had a reason to use the WeTip hotline number (1-800-78-CRIME), many Vanderburgh County residents have, which is proof that there is a need in the Evansville community for this anonymous tip line.  It’s satisfying to see that WeTip has greatly helped the Evansville Police Department catch people involved in criminal activities.

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“Fitness In The Park” Gets You Energized This Saturday

The City of Evansville and Deaconess Health System announce a season-long community fitness partnership. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s Energize Evansville “Fitness in the Park” initiative will be held in conjunction with the Deaconess Healthier U Walks on the third Saturday of each month through October. The first event will be this Saturday, April 19, at Garvin Park. The program is free and open to the public.

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Color Run and More This Saturday on Franklin Street – Amy Word Breaks It Down [Interview]

The Franklin Street Events Association (I'll refer to them as FSEA from now on) continues to put on awesome events on Evansville's west side. This Saturday they are back with a day full of activities during their Earth Day celebration.

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Make Plans to Dine Out During the American Red Cross Dine Out Day!

Who doesn't like to have an excuse to dine out, especially when it benefits an organization that does so much good for the community?  The American Red Cross is asking you to dine out to help them help others!  There's a long list of participating restaurants for the American Red Cross Dine Out Day all day on Wednesday, April 23.  Here's the list of restaurants you can visit:

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Head Out to USI for the Logo Launch #USILook

Come out to USI at Carter for the USI logo launch at 10 AM! First 500 people there receive a free swag bag! #USILook

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YMCA Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday

The Easter egg hunt - such a simple activity that brings so much joy to the little ones. And after hours of work and preparation by the adults - the whole thing is over in about 30 seconds. Ha! Now you can add one more hunting expedition to your calendar, this Saturday with the YMCA.

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Eugene Berman
Eugene Berman
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First Ever ‘Paws 4 Vets’ Benefit This Saturday

The first ever "Paws 4 Vets" event is happening this Saturday afternoon on Evansville's east side and it's benefiting one of the neatest organization's in the Tri-State...Soldier Dogs for Independence.

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Evansville Christian Life Center’s Poverty Awareness: Shoeless Sunday, April 13

The Evansville Christian Life Center is one of those places that wants to improve our community one person at a time, and the people involved with the ECLC are getting the job done!  April is the month of the ECLC's Poverty Awareness Campaign called, "30 Days of Poverty."  Several events are connected with this campaign, and one of the events is, "Shoeless Sunday."  It's a way that you can help people in the community!

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Children's Museum of Evansville via Facebook
Children's Museum of Evansville via Facebook
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Visit the Children’s Museum of Evansville for FREE Tonight!

The Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville is one of the coolest places to take your kids in Evansville. So much for everybody to see and experience - and today you can see and experience it all for FREE!

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