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Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette discretionary grants focus on youth, health and the arts

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette (CFGL) announced grant recipients at a Grant Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst Community Building (1114 State Street in Lafayette, Indiana). The Community Foundation awarded $125,893 in Tier 1 Discretionary Grants to seven charitable organizations. This was the 2008 […] Read the full story

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Letter Carrier Food Drive totals in, more than 73,000 pounds collected

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A break in the rainy weather gave way for a cool and sunny start Saturday morning as local letter carriers collected donations during the annual NALC Letter Carrier’s Food Drive. Food donated by the Lafayette and West Lafayette communities totaled 73,197 pounds. With donations still coming in at Food Finders Food Bank […] Read the full story

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Lafayette Fun Squares to perform at Lafayette Farmers Market, Saturday May 17

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Fun Squares will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers’ Market on Saturday, May 24th from 9:30-11:30 am. Stacy Bogan will also be offering quick-sketch charcoal portraits. Fresh fruits, vegetables, Chinese and Asian greens, gourmet dog biscuits, kettle corn, lamb, beef, pork, free range farm fresh eggs, flowers, honey, dried herbs, […] Read the full story

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Adult Emerald Ash Borer

Indiana joins multistate effort to fight emerald ash borer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has declared May 18-24 Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, part of a multi-state effort to reinforce the dangers of firewood movement by unsuspecting citizens. “Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week is aimed at all citizens, but we’ve chosen to focus our efforts on state parks and properties […] Read the full story

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EMS Week to feature event, equipment at Tippecanoe Mall

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In observance of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week from May 18 to 24, area EMS agencies from Tippecanoe County, Purdue University and PHI Air Medical will provide information and displays at the Tippecanoe Mall on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18. Displays will include basic health information, what to do […] Read the full story

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Gas prices, economy may shorten summer trips

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Rising oil and gasoline prices will cause many travelers to take shorter trips during this year’s summer vacation season, say two tourism experts. The price of oil has climbed steadily for several weeks, reaching an all-time high of over $125.96 a barrel on Friday (May 9). The national average retail price […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 April 2007