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Annual Hydrant Flushing Begins March 21

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HydrantFlora Water Utility will be flushing hydrants beginning March 21st and continuing daily until project completion.

Residents might notice minor discoloration in their water.  Let the water run and it should clear up.

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Flowers & Friends Grand Opening! Mar 10-12

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Flowers & Friends has moved to a new location and they are having a Grand Opening this weekend!

Come out to see their new place! “We have so many new items and everything will be on sale up to 30% off just to celebrate our Grand Opening!!!!”

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Nominate a Torch Bearer for the Bicentennial (Deadline January 31)

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Carroll_County_2016 IN Bicentennial

The Bicentennial Torch will be in Carroll County on Thursday, October 6 and we have the opportunity to have up to 20 torchbearers.  Bonnie Maxwell and I are coordinating the Relay and need your help. Nominations for torchbearers are open until January 31 and we are seeking nominees from all over Carroll County.

Please consider nominating as many individuals you feel are worthy of this great honor. There is a selection committee who will review the nominations and determine who will  carry the torch on its journey through our county the afternoon of October 6.

Overview

The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay was created to honor Hoosiers who have demonstrated exceptional public service, achievement, acts of heroism and/or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state. Torchbearers will be Hoosiers, representing all walks of life. More than 1,800 torchbearers will be selected to carry the torch.

Nomination Form

Please download and complete this Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearer Nomination Form and send to:

Julia Leahy, Carroll County Chamber
P.O. Box 175, Delphi 46923

OR drop off at the Clerk’s offices at:  City of Delphi, Town of Flora, Town of Camden, or Town of Burlington municipal offices.

There is also an on-line version of the form: http://www.in.gov/ibc/torchrelay/3459.htm.

Questions:  call Julia at 765-564-8221 or email:  Julia Leahy

DEADLINE is January 31

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2015 Christmas Parade! North Pole Fantasy – November 21

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Entry forms and more information available here (click on links below):

2015 Christmas Parade letter

Flora Comm Club – Christmas parade entry-2015 fillable

TOY DRIVE-2015 – don’t forget to bring your toys for the annual toy drive!

 

 

2015 Christmas Parade

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GMO Answers… a place to go with your GMO-related questions

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You might find this website interesting.  http://www.gmoanswers.com is a place to ask your GMO-related questions and have them answered by independent experts (not paid by GMO Answers to answer questions).

The following information comes directly from the website:

Genetically modified organisms — GMOs — are a major topic of discussion today. Across our society, media and the Internet, a growing number of people have shared a wide range of questions and emotions on the topic – ranging from excitement and optimism to skepticism and even fear.

GMO Answers was created to do a better job answering your questions — no matter what they are — about GMOs. The biotech industry stands 100 percent behind the health and safety of the GM crops on the market today, but we acknowledge that we haven’t done the best job communicating about them – what they are, how they are made, what the safety data says.

Who Funds GMO Answers?

GMO Answers is funded by the members of The Council for Biotechnology Information, which includes BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Monsanto Company and Syngenta. The independent experts who answer consumer questions are not paid by GMO Answers to answer questions. Experts donate their time to answer questions in their area of expertise for the website. They do so because they are passionate about helping the public better understand GMOs and how our food is grown.

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