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Fire Run Ride to benefit Dunreith Fire Dept.

The Dunreith Fire Department will host its fourth-annual Fire Run Ride on Saturday, Aug. 25. The ride will feature Covered Bridges of Rush County. Registrations starts at 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. at the fire department. The fee for each motorcycle is $10 and $5 for non-riders. Following the ride, participants are invited back to the fire department for hot dogs and a silent auction. Funds raised go to the Ella Whistler Fund. She was shot seven times in a school shooting in May in Noblesville. For information or to donate to the auction, contact Mike Shepherd at 765-571-2295 or Dave Dudley at 765-465-8305.

— Information provided

B.A.M. mums to benefit program

Believe and Achieve Mentoring (B.A.M.), formerly known as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Henry County, is selling mums. All orders are due Friday, Aug 24 with pick up from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 28 at the First Baptist Church Parking lot on Ind. 3. Colors are red, white, lavender, yellow, bronze and rose pink. Cost is $8 each. Size is 10 inches. The plants are from Becker’s Florist & Greenhouse. All proceeds raised will stay in Henry County for youth in local programs. Checks can be made out to B.A.M. For information: contact Casey Knight, program coordinator at (765) 238-8110 cell/txt. New email is caseyk.bam@gmail.com.

— Information provided by B.A.M.

‘The Unknowns’ documentary to be shown, special guest to attend 

The public is invited to view a free movie, “The Unknowns,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the New Castle-Henry County Public Library, 376 S. 15th St., New Castle. No ticket is required.

The documentary is about America’s most sacred shrine, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Special guest is Tomb Sentinel Alan Humbird. He will field questions. There will be popcorn and drinks with door prizes given away throughout the evening.

Witness volunteers from the U.S. Army’s most elite ceremonial unit in tomb training. Watch as soldiers are exposed to the rich history and honorable traditions of the Brotherhood of Sentinels who guard the Tomb while they learn what it means to protect U.S. Patriots on America’s most hallowed ground.

The event is sponsored by Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service. For information call 765- 529-7100 or 765-345-7400.

— Provided by Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service