Times Staff Report
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Members of the 2002 Northview High School graduating class may stop by The Brazil Times' office during normal business hours to pick up copies of their senior pictures used to create a special graduation section in the paper.
Looking for classmates
The Brazil High School Class of 1964 is still seeking class members for its upcoming reunion.
No date has been scheduled for a reunion yet.
Class members are looking for Judy Hadley Sieglin, Larry Myers, Ruby Burton Murphy, Virginia Shaffer McMahan, Virginia Courtney Vance, Linn Alexander, Rhonda Grimes Ames, Carolyn Cox Lamber, John Archer, Jim Hartman, Bill Meyer and Ralph Roloff.
Anyone who knows how to contact these people are urged to contact Jerry VanHorn at 1-870-847-5771.
Relay Team Notice
Any Relay For Life team that needs pictures taken for a special publication, which will appear in The Brazil Times is urged to call The Times' office at 812-446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
All birth photographs that are submitted to The Brazil Times through e-mail may be submitted as large photographs.
For more information, call 812-446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Northview High School seniors and parents are encouraged to reserve a copy of the senior tribute.
Cost is $3. Those interested are asked to bring money in an envelope with name on it to the NHS Media Center no later than Friday, April 17. Those who do not reserve a copy will not receive one.
For more information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1235.
Clay City Elementary recently announced placement request forms for the 2009-10 academic school year are available in the elementary school office.
The forms must be completed according to the directions printed on the form and returned to the office by Friday, May 1, at 3:30 p.m.
For more information, call 1-812-939-3120.
In need of junk
The Brazil City Fire Department is still in need of old junk vehicles.
The fire department plans to use the Craig Park parking lot area for training sessions regarding vehicle extrication.
For more information, or to donate a vehicle, call 448-1721.
Jackson Township Elementary School students are collecting Box Tops for Education and Campbell points.
The points and Box Tops are used to purchase items for the playground and classroom.
Those wishing to donate labels may give to any Jackson Township student or send them to 7777 N. CR 425 W., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw recently announced the remaining dates for residents to meet with their respective representatives.
* Today, 7 p.m., Ward 4 -- Bill Lovett,
* Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m., Ward 3 -- Steve Lamb, and
* Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m., Ward 2 -- Sam Glover.
Bradshaw and At-Large council member Pat Heffner will also be available during the meetings, which will be in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
For more information, call 443-2221.
Paint the Town Purple
The American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life committee invites local residents to help them "Paint the Town Purple" on Tuesday, as a way to celebrate survivorship and the upcoming event.
The goal of this year's Relay event is to raise $42,000 during the 12-hour fundraiser scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., on May 8-9, at the Clay County YMCA.
For more information about the 2009 Relay For Life event, make a donation or to sign up as a participant, survivor or team, log onto www.relayforlife.org/claycountyin.
The Brazil Public Library will offer storm spotter training Thursday.
The event will take place from 6-8 p.m.
The free training event will include interpretation of cloud structure and radar images associated with severe weather.
For more information and to reserve a spot in the class, call 448-1981.
The Clay County Retired Teachers Association has scheduled a pitch-in dinner for Friday at 6:30 p.m.
The event will take place at the YMCA in Brazil.
Drinks and tableware will be provided. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a covered dish. There will be door prizes and several raffle items.
Jana Sinders of Outback Gardening, Clay City, will be the guest speaker.
In addition, Indiana Retired Teachers Association Executive Director Andy Thomas will be available for questions regarding the organization.
Clay Community Schools' dates for kindergarten roundup have been set.
The following are the dates:
* Clay City Elementary, April 15, 6 p.m.,
* East Side Elementary, April 21, 6:30 p.m.,
* Forest Park Elementary, April 22, 1 p.m.,
* Jackson Township Elementary, April 16, 8:30 a.m.,
* Meridian Elementary, April 23, 6 p.m.,
* Staunton Elementary, April 16, 1 p.m., and
* Van Buren Elementary, April 16, 6 p.m.
For more information, call 443-4461 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zoeller to speak
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will be the keynote speaker at this year's Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner.
The event will take place Saturday, April 18, at the Center Point United Methodist Church. The dinner is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at the door. Reservations may be made by calling 448-8081.
The Clay County Humane Shelter will conduct a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, April 18, from 4-7 p.m., at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall.
Cost will be $8 for adults and $4 for children 12-under.
Hot dogs will also be served.
For more information, call 446-5126.
The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will present speaker Jan Aikman Dickson Saturday, April 18, in the Vigo County Public Library.
The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m.