Children living in the Newtown community got to attend a weeklong basketball camp with former Indiana Pacer, Haywoode Workman, June 1 through June 5.
Kraft Construction Company Inc. and the Greater Newtown Redevelopment Corporation partnered for the camp. The camp featured guest speakers such as professional trainer Eric Bailey and Harley Middle School Assistant Principal Marcus Cowart, while helping forge self-confidence, healthy minds and basketball skills in the children.
“Each day, we started with a positive message about being a good person,” said Denise Young, with Kraft Construction.
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8 Holiday Gift Fair
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
8 Christmas in Candy Land
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
9 CONA Holiday Party
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10 Books & Coffee
10 Hollywood Glam Party
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12 La Leche League/Breastfeeding Support
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13 Fifth Annual CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
13 CYD Gingerbread Festival
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PHOTO GALLERY: Reindeer Trot
Runners and their families spent the morning at the third annual Achieva Reindeer Trot, Saturday, Dec. 7. The run included a 5K, 10K and Dog Walk with a dog costume competition afterwards. Attendees were welcomed to enjoy hot chocolate with Santa Clause. The run benefitted local classrooms and was held at Payne Park.
PHOTO GALERY: St. Andrew's Gulf Gate Festival
St. Andrew United Church of Christ held its third annual Gulf Gate Festival, Saturday, Dec. 7. Activities included walking the wire with a Wallenda, a bouncy castle and rock climbing wall. All proceeds from the event were donated to army, air force and navy-marine corps relief societies.
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