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Diamond Rio at Swiss Wine Fest

posted on July 21 2014 by Kendal from Switzerland County Tourism

Diamond Rio at Swiss Wine Fest
Diamond Rio will be the headliner entertainment during the 43rd Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN. The group will perform on Friday evening, August 22, 2014 beginning at 8:45 p.m. at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park located at 100 Ferry Street. The event is free with a paid festival admission of $5. This year’s Swiss Wine Festival will take place on Aug. 21-24.

Six-time Vocal Group of the Year, Diamond...Click the title to read more.

Announcements

posted on July 16 2014 by Vickie James from Treasurer


Property taxes will be due on November 10, 2014.

Payments can be made at the office, at Friendship State Bank (please bring tax bill with you when paying at the bank), or you can pay online using the link above thru GovPayNet.com. You will need the parcel ID# & the amount when paying and also our county code #7784 (which identifies our county). GovPayNet does charge a convenience fee for their service. They accept credit & debit cards. Credit cards will be charged a 2.50% of the amount of payment (minimum of $2.50) & Visa debit cards are charged a flat $3.95. Also there is a Drop Box located at the front steps of the Courthouse. Payments can be mailed in with a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a stamped paid receipt. Make sure mailings are post marked by the due date ...Click the title to read more.

Show Your Flag Hunt-July 4

posted on June 30 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Show Your Flag Hunt-July 4
Switzerland County Tourism will host a “Show Your Flag” scavenger hunt during the July 4 Vevay’s First Friday. The hunt will take place from 6-8 p.m. in and around downtown Vevay, IN.

The event is free with all ages invited to participate. Switzerland County is proud to wave its American Flag but also flies a Swiss flag to honor its historic roots. Visit participating businesses to pick up sealed envel...Click the title to read more.

Cornhole Tournament-July 4

posted on June 30 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Cornhole Tournament-July 4
The public is invited to participate in a Fourth of July Cornhole Tournament on Liberty Street in downtown Vevay, IN. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4 during Vevay’s “Red, White & Blues” First Friday. A $100 first place award is guaranteed and will include 50% of the collected entry fees. Second place receives 30% of the entry fees with third receiving 20%.

The price to participate is $10...Click the title to read more.

Dancin' on Liberty St.-July 4

posted on June 30 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Dancin' on Liberty St.-July 4
Switzerland County Tourism will present “Dancin’ on Liberty Street” during the July 4 Vevay’s First Friday. The Doctors’ Band will perform from 6-9 p.m. Liberty Street is located between the Switzerland County Visitors Center at 128 West Main Street and the historic Switzerland County Courthouse in downtown Vevay, IN.

“With Vevay’s “Red, White & Blues” First Friday falling on July ...Click the title to read more.

Indian-Kentuck Watershed Movie

posted on June 30 2014 by Katie Collie from Soil and Water Conservation District

Check out this short video on the Indian-Kentuck Watershed Project!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvqKdwwtu9A&feature=youtu.be

Community Grant deadline near

posted on June 03 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism


Switzerland County Tourism (SCT) announces the availability of third cycle 2014 Community Grants for tourism-related projects implemented by 501C and/or non-profit organizations. Applications are available at the Switzerland County Visitors Center located at 128 West Main Street in Vevay and will be accepted between July 1 and July 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Applications received after July 14 will not be reviewed in the third cycle.

Grant applicants must specify how their event/project will promote tourism and/or overnight stays in Switzerland County. Submissions must include signed Community Grant guidelines and a completed W-9 before any monies will be distributed to awardees.

Remaining Comm...Click the title to read more.

Proposed Amendment

posted on May 27 2014 by KIM HAMBRICK from Circuit Court Clerk

Notice of Proposed Amendment To Local Rules

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Swiss Wine Fest seeks vendors

posted on April 02 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Swiss Wine Fest seeks vendors
Organizers of the 43rd annual Swiss Wine Festival are announcing a call for arts and crafts vendors. This year’s event will take place at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay, IN, on August 21-24, 2014.

Booth spaces measure 12’ wide by 10’ deep and include an 120-volt electrical outlet. Fees are $100 per booth if postmarked by July 1, 2014 ($75 for Switzerland County residents) or $125 if ...Click the title to read more.

Tourism displays youth art

posted on March 31 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Tourism displays youth art
Artwork created by students from the Fine Arts Collection classes at Switzerland County Middle School will be displayed at the Switzerland County Visitors Center during Vevay’s First Friday. The exhibit will open from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 4th.

Art teacher Kathy Williams has selected pieces including color prints, drawings, jewelry, paper masks, sewn items, pastels, sculptures and more to be displayed....Click the title to read more.

Vendors sought-Sleepy Hollow

posted on March 26 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Vendors sought-Sleepy Hollow
Switzerland County Tourism invites area artists and craftsmen to participate in the annual Sleepy Hollow Fall Festival. The event takes place on Liberty Street and around the Historic Switzerland County Courthouse Square in Vevay, IN, on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adult and youth activities will be available as well as an apple pie baking contest.

Outdoor booth space is availa...Click the title to read more.

FREE MAMMOGRAMS

posted on March 10 2014 by Donna from Health Department

The Switzerland Co Health Dept is providing free mammograms to women age 40 and over or under age 40 who have a history of breast cancer in the immediate family. This program is provided by a grant from Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness. IBCAT receives funds through sales of breast cancer awareness specialty license plates. Through these sales, monies are available for grants deemed to best address the unmet screening needs of the people of Indiana.
If it has been at least a year since your last screening call the Switzerland Co Health Dept and ask for Betty Lucas or Donna Faber at 812-427-3220 for more information on scheduling your appointment. This program will run from March 17 -October 31, 2014 or until appointments are filled.

2nd Community Grant Notice

posted on March 03 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism


Switzerland County Tourism announces the availability of second cycle 2014 Community Grants for tourism-related projects implemented by 501C and/or non-profit organizations. Applications are available at the Switzerland County Visitors Center located at 128 West Main Street in Vevay and will be accepted between April 1 and April 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Applications received after April 14 will not be reviewed in the second cycle.

Grant applicants must specify how their event/project will promote tourism and/or overnight stays in Switzerland County. Submissions must include signed Community Grant guidelines and a W-9 before any monies will be distributed to awardees.

The maximum grant award per ev...Click the title to read more.

Tourism Community Grants

posted on February 24 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Tourism Community Grants
Switzerland County Tourism announces that over $35,000 was awarded in Community Grants to non-profit organizations to help promote tourism and overnight stays in Switzerland County. An additional $12,000 was given to Vevay Main Street to help fund their 2014 First Friday events.

The following organizations received 2014 Community Grant awards:

$4,400 to the Historic Hoosier Theater for various perfo...Click the title to read more.

Tourism to attend travel shows

posted on January 10 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism


Switzerland County Tourism will be attending travel shows in January and February. Switzerland County businesses/organizations that would like flyers distributed through these events can drop off a quantity of 300 to the Visitors Center no later than Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Center is located at 128 West Main Street in Vevay. The travel shows are located in Cincinnati and Indianapolis. For more information, telephone (812) 427-3237.

Visitors Center closed

posted on January 06 2014 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism


The Switzerland County Visitors Center located at 128 West Main Street in Vevay will be closed due to extreme cold on Monday, January 6.

Outdoor Warning Siren Testing

posted on January 03 2014 by Connie Wallace from Emergency Management

Switzerland County will begin weekly Outdoor Warning Siren testing for the Town of Vevay and the Town of Patriot on Wednesdays at noon. These tests will last approximately one minute. If a real emergency were to occur, the sirens would sound several times for 3 minute increments. If you have any questions concerning the siren testing please contact Switzerland County Emergency Management Agency at 427-4300. Please share this information with your family and friends to avoid any confusion. Be prepared...Be safe!

EMA Director

posted on January 02 2014 by Connie Wallace from Emergency Management


Visitors Center closes Sundays

posted on December 26 2013 by Kendal Miller from Switzerland County Tourism

Visitors Center closes Sundays
The Switzerland County Visitors Center will begin their winter hours starting in January 2014. The Center will be open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and will be closed on Sundays.