Community notes: election board, United Methodist fair meal, recycling, Miriam Benedict

La Porte County Election Board meeting

The La Porte County Election Board will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 in the La Porte County Complex Building’s meeting room 3 to certify the ballot for the 2020 general election; to approve early voting dates and times; and to approve polling locations for the 2020 general election.

Door Village United Methodist Church fair meal event

With the La Porte County Fair canceled, some fair-goers thought they were going to miss out on the church’s famous beef and noodles. But the church is hosting a “fair meal drive-through event” at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept.12 in its parking lot at 3502 W. Joliet Rd.

“Drive up, stay in your car, tell us how many meals, pay cash, we give you the take-out boxes, drive on through,” organizers report. Each meal box contains beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, sliced cucumbers, slice of apple pie. The cost of the meal is $10.

The event will last until 6 p.m., or until 300 meals are sold.


 The La Porte County Solid Waste District will be hosting its fall 5-in-1 drop-off event for La Porte County residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at the La Porte County Fairgrounds main entrance.

“We will be accepting appliances, electronics, household hazardous waste, tires, documents to be shred, and styrofoam. All items are free for dropoff, excluding tires.”

Tires pricing as follows: first four passenger car/truck tires are free per resident, each additional car/truck tire will be charged a $1 fee for each. Semi/ tractor tires are $5, tires 54” or larger tread- to-tread will be charged a $75 recycling fee.

For more information call 219-326-0014.

Miriam Benedict Chapter of the DAR

From left, Debra Daugherty Miriam Benedict Chapter Regent, and Adrianne Berger, Northern District Director Indiana DAR

The Miriam Benedict Chapter of the DAR met Sept. 3 at the LaPorte County Public Library Main Branch. Members and guest, Adrianne Berger, complied with social distancing and the wearing of masks. Regent Debra Daugherty led the group in the reading of the opening ritual. Mrs. Berger led the singing of The National Anthem. Mrs. Daugherty presided over the business meeting. The next chapter meeting is 1 p.m. Oct. 1 at the LaPorte County Public Library Main Branch.

For those who may be interested in joining DAR, please contact the chapter registrar at The Daughters of the American Revolution promotes, patriotism, historic preservation and education. It is a lineage-based membership.


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