2017 Purdue Club of Boone County Scholarship Application Posted

Do you know a Boone County high school senior who will be attending Purdue in the Fall of 2017? One scholarship is given to a senior at each of the three public high schools (Lebanon, Western Boone and Zionsville) in Boone County.

Visit the Scholarship page to learn more and download an application.

All information should be returned to the Guidance Office of the applicant’s school by the end of the school day on Friday, March 10, 2017.

Please help us spread the word!

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Join Us for Game Watch on February 9, 2017!

The Purdue Club of Boone County is hosting a game watch at Rush on Main in Zionsville on 2-9-17 for the Purdue/IU men’s basketball game. All are welcome! Bring a donation for The Caring Center. Starts at 6:30pm. Please share info with your IU and Purdue friends.

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Ring Bell for Salvation Army – Saturday, December 10, 2016

We’re trying to raise more money than the IU Club of Boone County ringing the Salvation Army Bell.  Help us by taking a 2-hour shift ringing the bell on Saturday, December 10, 2016, between 1-7 pm at the Marsh in Boone Village in Zionsville.   (Hint:  it’s more fun if you have a partner—get a friend to help you.)  If you can take a shift, please contact Jane Hammock (purxjane@sbcglobal.net or 765-336-1489).

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Breakfast Club Game Watch – November 5, 2016!

The Breakfast Club game watching party is fast approaching! Come out to the Minnesota watch party on November 5, 2016, at Rush on Main in Zionsville in your Breakfast Club attire (hint: save those Halloween costumes) or come as you are! Reminisce over traditional beverages, costumes, toe-tapping jams, and prizes.  Please invite your Boilermaker and Non-Boilermaker friends alike to share in the festivities of a Breakfast Club.

The doors will open at 9 AM, but please feel free to wait outside beforehand so as to have a true Breakfast Club experience. Specials will include a Make Your Own Bloody Mary Bar ($5), Top Shelf Screwdrivers ($3), and Breakfast Taco Bar (2 tacos will cost $6). Appetizers will also be provided for the following game watch party. We will also be hosting a best costume contest with prizes.  We hear that Beau the Bison may make an appearance!

We will also have silent auction items, and raffle items—proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.

If you haven’t been there, Rush on Main is located at  112 South Main Street in Zionsville. Boiler up for Breakfast Club!

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Our Little Free Library Is Live

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, several members of the Purdue Alumni Club of Boone County installed the Club’s Little Free Library at Pixie Playhouse in Lebanon. (View photos of the Club’s Little Free Library.) The library was designed and built by members, Mike Howenstein and Terry McCain. The Little Free Library is officially chartered as #36072 and appears on the Little Free Library world map. Please drop by and “take a book or leave a book.”

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Little Free Library Installation – Sunday, September 18, 2016!

Join us for the installation of the Purdue Club of Boone County’s Little Free Library (Charter #36072) at 12 pm on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Pixie Playhouse (924 S Meridian, Lebanon, IN 46052).  We will be posting more information soon on how you can donate books for the Little Free Library!

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Join Us for Breakfast Club Game Watch – November 5, 2016!

Mark your calendar!  Join your Purdue Alumni Club of Boone County for a Breakfast Club game watching party! Come out to the Minnesota watch party on November 5 at Rush on Main in Zionsville in your Breakfast Club attire! Reminisce over traditional beverages, costumes, toe-tapping jams, and prizes. Rush on Main’s doors will open at 9 am.   Keep watching for more details!   Spread the word and bring a friend!

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Snacks for the Purduettes, September 8, 2016

The Club is helping feed the Purduettes when they perform at the Love, Inc. event next Thursday, September 8, 2016. If you can donate snacks/money for snacks for after their performance at the Love, INC meeting, please contact Jane Hammock (PURxJane@sbcglobal.net or 765-336-1489). Boiler Up and thank you!

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Register for the 2016 Golf Outing and Dinner – Thursday, July 14, 2016

Register now for the Purdue Club of Boone County Golf Outing and Dinner at Cool Lake Golf Club on Thursday, July 14, 2016.  Registration deadline is Monday, July 11, 2016.  The event is a 9 hole, Florida scramble and non-golfers welcome for dinner and fellowship.

Proceeds benefit the Club’s scholarship fund.

Time:

  • 3:30pm (registration)
  • 4:00pm (shotgun start)
  • 6:30pm (dinner & prizes!)

Cost:

  • Individual participants (golf & dinner):  $50
  • Foursome (golf & dinner): $200
  • Hole Sponsor:  $50/hole
  • Dinner only: $25

To register, download the 2016 Golf Outing/Dinner Flyer (PDF) and mail it!

Questions? Contact Jane Hammock at 765-336-1489.

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** Volunteer Oppportunity **

The Boone County Senior Services Charity Polo committee needs volunteers to drive golf carts and help with parking (<http://www.booneseniors.org/-boone-county-polo-charity.html>). Volunteer and wear your Purdue gear! The event is Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Hickory Hall Polo Club. Please contact Anita Bowen (abowen@booneseniors.org) or Sonya Shoup (sshoup@booneseniors.org) or call 765-482-5220, if you can help.

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