Calendar of Meetings and Events
The Vigo County Pachyderm has two regular meetings per month:
The "bring your own" lunch and dinner meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday* of each month in the Pachyderm Room in the lower level of Meadows Shopping Center, 2800 Poplar St. Suite 45D (below Ace Hardware) Lunch meeting starts at 11:45a.m. and dinner meeting at 5:45.
* The evening meeting is held on the 5th Wednesday in Nov. and Dec. in the same location: Pachyderm Room in the lower level of Meadows Shopping Center, 2800 Poplar St. (beneath Ace Hardware) at 5:45 p.m.
There are a variety of ways to get involved with the Vigo County Pachyderm. One way is to attend events and show support of our mission. Another way is to volunteer at the event, which could involve tasks such as helping to set up, manning a booth or activity, or assisting with clean-up. Individuals can also contribute to the event by making a donation or becoming a sponsor. Additionally, people can participate by promoting the event to their friends and family, by sharing information about it on social media, or by helping to spread the word through other channels.
Vigo County Pachyderm participates in the following events each year. Feel free to join us!
The St. Patrick's Day parade - Saturday, March 11, 2023
Pachyderm Picnic at Fairbanks Park - Saturday, July 15, 2023
Reagan Dinner - Thursday, August 24, 2023
The Labor Day Parade - TBD
Indiana State University Homecoming Parade - Saturday, October 21, 2023
Reserve a seat for the Annual Ronald Reagan Dinner:
Every year the Vigo County Pachyderm also hosts the Ronald Reagan dinner. The 2023 event will be held on Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Meadows Banquet & Conference Center, 2800 Poplar St. in Terre Haute, with dinner by MCL Cafeteria. You are invited to join us to meet three of the state's Governor Candidates! Eric Doden, Suzanne Crouch, and Mike Braun will each speak, and the Pachyderm President will make a check presentation to a local charity. There will also be a silent auction with great items to bid on. Please join us at this exciting event!
Get Tickets for the Annual Picnic: 2024 TBD
Every year Vigo County Pachyderm hosts a summer picnic at Fairbanks Park in Terre Haute. This is a unique opportunity for members to come together and enjoy the day in a relaxed, outdoor setting. Attendees are encouraged to bring their family to this annual event. Money raised will help local non-profits in our community, such as the ones listed below.
Already a member? It's easy to renew your membership fee online for each calendar year. See the next page under "Membership".
Interested in becoming a member? Email VigoPachyderm@gmail.com for an application.
How we give back to our community:
Donations are a vital part of how we are able to contribute to our community. Money raised goes to a variety of non-profits in our community that the membership chooses to support. Donations allow for the direct support of individuals and organizations in our community. This can have a significant impact on improving the quality of life for those in need and can also help to strengthen the community as a whole.
Organizations we have supported:
Apostolic Church Outreach Program
Boy Scout Troop 200
Bundle of Love
Friends of Seelyville and Lost Creek
Griffin Bike Park
Manna of Seven
Mental Health Association
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)
Ohio Blvd Beautification Project
Terre Haute Humane Society
Vanguard: Outreach for Homeless Veterans
Terre Haute Children's Museum
Breakfast Optimist Club