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New Book by John Cohoat
[ June 16, 2010; 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] New Book By First Time
Author, John Cohoat Profiles
Businesses from Elkhart County
“No Thank You, Mr. President”
How Real Businesses from Elkhart County, Indiana
Stood Up to Fight and Thrive On Their Own in Spite of the Economic Turmoil
With a foreword by legendary Notre Dame Football Coach, Lou Holtz and a special chapter and introduction from entrepreneurial guru, Dan [...]
Above is a computer generated image of how the “Karsyn Bell” playground equipment that will be placed at Congdon Park in Bristol. (Image provided)
Groups and individuals in the Bristol community have raised a significant portion of the $40,000 they are seeking for the “Karsyn Bell Park Project.” The effort is being sponsored by the [...]
A group of local business and community members gathered to thank and wish Greg (far left) well as he makes plans for his retirement at the end of this month. Greg was presented with a Star community member certificate and gift basket from (clockwise) Marshal Mike Swallow, Ann Andre, Roy Frank, Judy Slabaugh, Wendy [...]
To our loyal Bristol Post Office customers,
For the past 21 ½ years it has been my honor to serve the Bristol community as your Window Clerk at the Bristol Post Office. When I first transferred to Bristol I knew little about the town aside from a few visits to the Bristol Opera House. I learned [...]
Tuesday, June 8 at 12:30 Beach Party Splash, an interactive program for children of all ages. Contests, games, refreshments and fun for all are offered to those who want to participate. Bring your own beach towel for a time of fun in the sun. Programs are held in the Meeting Room. Registration requested to insure [...]
On Tuesday, June 15 at 12:30 Mr. Jim and his Water Magic Show will be presented. Magic mixed with information about the oceans is designed to keep children interested and informed. Meet in the Meeting Room of the library and bring your friends. Call the Bristol Public Library at (574) 848-7458 for more information.
The Elkhart County Parks Department presents “Something Fishy” at the Bristol Public Library on Monday, June 28 at 12:30. Learn about the fish and streams of Elkhart County from one of the park department naturalists. Call (574) 848-7458 for more information.
Potawatomi Zoo is coming to the Bristol Public Library on Tuesday, June 29 at 12:30. Cheryl will bring animals from a variety of habitats. One of the most popular programs, it appeals to people of all ages. Call the library at (574) 848-7458.
Meet Ronald McDonald in our Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 6, at 12:30. His magic, comedy show is always a treat for children. Ronald is more than happy to pose for pictures with your children so be sure to bring a camera. Call (574) 848-7458 for further information.
Reserve Saturday, July 10 at 10:30 to watch Danny Eggleston and his Champion Frisbee catching dog Guinan perform. This team won a national championship in 2009. They have performed at half time for many professional teams around the area. This event will be held in the outdoor area of the library. People of all ages [...]
Storyteller Joan Girton wraps up our summer season with her program entitled “Wishes, Whales, and Wiggly Tales.” Tuesday, July 13 at 12:30 is the date for this event. Children will participate in interactive stories and listen as Joan tells others. This is a great program for children 10 and younger. Call today to learn more. [...]
Summer Reading Program, “Splash into Reading” starts June 4th at the Bristol Public Library. Ages from 2 to 102 are welcome to participate. Pick up your information today and surf your way through the summer. “Beach Party Splash” is a celebration party for Summer Reading. Enjoy games, contests, refreshments, and fun for children of all [...]
The friends of the Bristol Public library need your help. Our annual book sale is July 8th, 9th & 10th. We are looking for books to include in our sale. Drop off your donations at the library. If you are interested in becoming a friend of the library membership is $5.00. You can contact the library or [...]
The friends of the Bristol Public Library are sponsoring a contest to design a logo for the library. The winning design will be put on library book bags to help promote the library. The contest will start during this years’ homecoming & the library’s book sale. Ask at the library for more details. July 11th [...]
Bristol Elementary School announced the Student of the Year last month, pictured center is Jenna Williams also the Student of the month for October. Other student of the month award winners are pictured with Jenna (clockwise) Jordan Saupe, Eric Chavarria, Blake Upham, Austin Stalker, Glen Hartl and Yazaret De La Torre. Not pictured is [...]
Pictured above, children attending the Bristol Fire Department’s Fish Fry participated in several different activities including a space walk, dunk tank, ceramic painting and more. (Photo by Michelle Genslinger)
The Bristol fire Department wishes to thank the Bristol Community and all those that participated and attended their annual fish fry held last month.. The event [...]
The Kindel family of Bristol enjoy some ice cream at the outside patio table at Chocolate Sensations. Seated from left are Amanda, Ali, Rob holding Brady and Marisa. (Photo by Laurie Eads)
Chocolate Sensations (CS), Bristol’s candy and ice cream shop, will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday during the [...]
Indiana Tech celebrated the accomplishments of hundreds of students at the university’s 89th Commencement on Saturday, May 15. For the full academic year, from fall 2009 through summer 2010, Indiana Tech will award about 800 degrees. About 560 students participated in the May ceremony. The university holds one ceremony each year honoring all graduates from [...]
In today’s uncertain economy, families are looking to cut back on any expenses that seem like a luxury or even the slightest bit frivolous. One of the items receiving scrutiny in many households — and in the media — is gym memberships. Yet a growing body of evidence suggests that cutting that gym membership may [...]
Bob and Patti Wojtysiak have owned and operated the River Inn Restaurant and Lounge at 304 E. Vistula in downtown Bristol since 1994. They have established a tradition of providing good food and excellent service to their customers, in addition to supporting community organizations and causes.
Bob is thankful they are still in business, despite having [...]
Once again the Bristol Lions Club is sponsoring a “Cutest Baby Contest” during the Bristol Homecoming Festival July 8, 9 and 10. To enter, the baby will need to be between the ages of newborn to 24 months as of July 10, 2010. Mail or give to a Bristol Lion one 5X7 size picture. These [...]
Front left Bob Sturtevant, Gibson Insurance Front right, David Weed, CEO Robert Weed Plywood. Front second from left Bob Grover, Sandy Thalheimer, Jose De La Cruz, Bill Thrasher. Second Row L R, Matt Ewing, Todd Sylvester, Jan Oostland, Dave Rowe, Mark Barrett, Len Knappenberger. (Photo provided)
Award winners are companies who meet stringent criteria in the [...]
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Last week the Associated Press rele
ased poll results that showed Americans are stressed out by debt. Now that’s a news flash.
Debt’ll do that to you. That’s one reason programs like Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and authors like Suze Orman are so popular.
The same AP [...]
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