Rush County News Briefs

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Aug. 21—Gleaners Mobile Food Pantry Update

The next mobile pantry will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Rush County Fairgrounds. This will not be a drive-through. Please bring your boxes, wagons or carts because this will be a walk-thru.

The items distributed will be USDA Government Commodities. Everyone will need to sign-in upon arrival. If you are picking up food for other families, please have their address available.

Rush County Chorale

The Rush County Chorale is looking to get back together for practices and plan the Christmas concerts, tentatively for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The group will meet in the RCHS choir room from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 13. A strong, balanced turn-out from all voice sections and a solid commitment to practice will be key to making this happen.

COVID vaccine and testing

Rush Memorial Hospital has opened a COVID Vaccine and COVID Testing Clinic in the old First Financial Bank Building on the north side of Rushville. The building is located on the corner of Main Street and Foster Heights Road.

These services are provided for free to the public thanks to the Indiana State Department of Health and Rush County Health Department. The new location is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday of each month. Testing is still available at RMH's Walk In Care Clinic, but the patients will now need to be seen for an appointment and their insurance will be billed for all services provided in the Walk In Care Clinic.

Rush County Genealogical Society

Denise Anderson-Decina will be the speaker at 10 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 on a topic about DNA. She is going to give a talk on "Understanding Your DNA Matches" — a beginner to intermediate level presentation including some of the tools to analyze DNA matches such as DNA Painter.

RMHF Golf Outing

Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation golf outing is set for 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at Antler Pointe Golf Course in Rushville.

For more information, contact Julie Dragoo at or Elton Marzon at or 765-932-7568.

Contact Aaron Kirchoff at

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