GOTR benefit at restaurant

A fundraiser will celebrate 15 years of Girls on the Run of Margaret Mary Health.

Doors open Friday, June 21, at 8:30 p.m. with music by 5 Lights from 9 p.m.-midnight at Izzy's at Hillcrest.

Tickets, which include music and an appetizer buffet, are $25 in advance at Izzy’s (cash or check only) or $30 at the door. Supporters who wear Girls on the Run T-shirts will be entered to win a $50 Izzy’s gift card.

All proceeds benefit the Margaret Mary Health Foundation’s Girls on the Run Fund.

Volunteer recruitment is underway for the GOTH fall season, which runs from Sept. 9-Nov. 22. Info and to register to become a coach:

Tastes of Summer this Saturday

A new Tastes of Summer Event is coming to Lawrenceburg Saturday, June 15, at the city’s brand new Civic Park located in the community’s historic downtown district at the Short and High streets intersection.

The fest, sponsored by the city of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Main Street and Lawrenceburg Summer Event Committee, boasts free admission and entertainment. Sample selections from dozens of Dearborn County restaurants and cafes will be available for purchase from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Eagle Country 99.3 Outdoor Show will feature outdoor activity vendors, outdoor outfitters and dealers from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. along East High Street adjacent to the park.

On Short Street, glamper enthusiasts from across the region and surrounding areas will showcase their units (new or refurbished alternative vehicles for glam camping) to the public. Info:

Art show in Nashville

Check out one of the largest art competitions in the Midwest now through June 29. The 41st Indiana Heritage Arts brings together over 100 of Indiana's top artists for a month-long competition, exhibit and sale at the historic Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, Nashville. Hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Info:

Walk sponsorships sought

The second annual Walk to end Alzheimer’s, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati, will be Saturday, Aug. 24, at Liberty Park.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available if your business would like to get involved. Info: Hannah Volz, or 513-721-4284.

Dividends arriving soon

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRC) leaders have announced that its board of directors declared a fiscal 2019 third quarter dividend of $0.21 per share payable June 28 to shareholders of record as of the close of business June 21. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.84 per share.

Guide details local products

Napoleon author Paul Wonning has just written "Southeast Indiana Agritourism Guide." The guide lists farmers markets, garden centers, nurseries and farms where consumers may purchase local produce, meats, eggs and plants. The softbound price is $6.99.


West Harrison site will be evaluated for industrial growth

Duke Energy has selected six locations in Indiana to participate in the company’s Site Readiness Program, which identifies, evaluates and improves sites in the company’s 69-county Indiana service territory for potential industrial development.

The locations include a 100-plus-acre parcel located at 29579 State Road 1 in West Harrison (Dearborn County). Three site development companies and one engineering company will evaluate the sites and make specific recommendations for attracting large companies to build their facilities there.

Duke Energy will present its findings for each site – including a detailed report and conceptual drawings – to local economic development officials when the studies are completed later this year. The Dearborn County economic development organization will also receive a $10,000 check to help implement the recommendations.

Sippin’ Trips available

Here’s one way to entertain out-of-town guests: Take a unique Saturday excursion to the diverse artisan wineries, breweries and distilleries around Brown County.

The 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sippin’ Trip begins and ends at the Brown County Visitors Center, 211 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. A packed lunch and shuttle bus transportation are provided. The fee is $55.

Info and to order tickets: