Times Staff Report
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Curd and Whey Food Pantry is open Thursdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hours, however, can be changed, according to store officials.
The public is welcome to visit the company's website at curdandwheyfood.vpweb.com.
The Brazil Public Library will conduct its 2009 Summer Reading Club June 1-July 22.
Signups for the club begin June 1. Those interested in joining must have a valid library card.
Prizes will be awarded at different levels. The last day to collect prizes will be July 22.
Summer Reading Club programs will begin June 10 at 1:30 p.m.
The programs are open to the public.
Summer story hour will also be available for children age 3-5, but space is limited.
Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, is currently collecting supplies for military stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For a list of donations needed, stop by the Brazil branch. The bank will pay the postage for a monthly box to be sent to troops.
The Clay County Animal Rescue will open a free spay/neuter clinic in July that will continue through November.
The organization will take 20 animals a week in the program.
The organization is also currently in need of dog and cat food in addition to cat litter, which can be taken to the Brazil City Police Department.
The Brazil Times is still accepting information for its Salute to Soldiers.
We are currently looking for more veterans to honor for past service.
To honor soldiers, stop by our office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Please include a photograph and a brief description of service.
For more information, call 812-446-2216.
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its May meeting Tuesday, May 26, at noon, at Pizza Hut, 1519 E. National Ave., Brazil.
The Clay County Commissioners will be the featured speakers at the meeting.
For more information, call 448-8457.
Indiana Works will host a WISE Event at the Vigo County Public Library, Conference Room C on the lower level Wednesday, May 27, from 1-4 p.m.
A WISE Event (Work Incentive Seminar Event) can assist persons receiving Social Security disability benefits who are interested in exploring work options.
There is no cost or obligation to participate, but space is limited.
To signup to attend the event, call 1-877-743-8237 or signup at the online registration site at www.socialsecurity.gov/work/wise.html.
The Clay County Habitat for Humanity will conduct a yard sale May 30, at Clover Signs, 34 E. National Ave., Brazil, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Donations are welcome, with all proceeds to be used to purchase supplies to help build a home in Clay City later this year.
Historical Society to meet
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., June 1, in the lower level of the museum.
The guest speaker will be Jim Dressler. His topic will be "Behind the Scenes at the Indiana Statehouse."
The former Editor of The Brazil Times works as a proofreader at the Statehouse.
The public is invited to attend the meeting.
For more information, call 443-1844.
The Center Point Town Council will conduct its June meeting Saturday, June 6.
The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., at town hall.
The LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will conduct a yard sale Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Family Literacy Program, which is sponsored by the center.
Anyone interested in making donations to the sale may do so May 26-29, and June 1-4, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., and from 4-5:30 p.m.
For more information, call Nancy Nevins or Diane Jones at 446-2536.