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Events, announcements

Sunday, August 9, 2009

The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:

Drivers wanted

The Veterans Service Office needs volunteer drivers to take veterans to their medical appointments at office in Indianapolis and Terre Haute.

To participate, a driver must have a good driving record, no felony convictions and will be subject to a background check.

A person does not need to be a veteran, although preferred, but it is not mandatory.

For more information, call Mike Holland at 448-9015 or e-mail hollandm@claycountyin.gov.

Officers needed

The Brazil Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer and Reserve Police Officer.

Applications may be picked up at the Brazil Police Department, 22 S. Washington St., Brazil, and must be returned by Friday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m.

For additional information, call 446-2211.

Need bowlers

The Tuesday Night Church Co-Ed Bowling League is in need of teams.

Teams consist of five members of men and/or women.

For more information, call Jeff Bridgewater at 812-241-3036. The new season is scheduled to start Aug. 18.

Making donations

Those who do not have access to the Internet may still make donations for former Brazil resident Matt Switzer's goal to run in the Chicago Marathon and raise funding for cancer research.

Checks must be made in the order of the "Lance Armstrong Foundation," and may be sent c/o John and Vicki Switzer, 2115 N. PR 50 E., Center Point, IN 47847.

Library project

For the past several years, the Brazil Public Library has sponsored, "Project School Supply."

New basic school supplies will be collected and then equally divided among the seven elementary schools, North Clay Middle School, Northview High School, the Cumberland Academy and Clay City Jr./Sr. High School.

The supplies will be delivered to the schools before the new school year begins and distributed to needy students at the discretion of principals and teachers.

The library is asking anyone interested to consider donating so it can equip needy students with new school supplies.

For more information, call the library at 448-1981.


Forest Park Elementary will conduct its second Fill-A-Bag Night today, from 5-7 p.m., in the art room.

All students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to complete an emergency contact form and an enrollment card.

For more information, call 443-7621.

Registration Time!

Clay City Elementary School will register students Monday and Tuesday, from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., and 1-3 p.m.

CCES will also register students during an evening session Monday, from 5-7 p.m.

Parents/legal guardians are urged to bring student's shot records and legal birth certificates to register.

For more information, call 812-939-3120.


Forest Park Elementary will have a Kindergarten Parent Meeting Tuesday, from 5-7 p.m., in the school cafeteria.

Parents and new kindergarteners will have an opportunity to meet teachers and visit classrooms.

Special lessons

The public is invited to participate in two special lessons at the Clay County Extension Office, at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday.

Lynn Stoelting will teach Basic CPR class, while on Aug. 17, also at 6:30 p.m., the Clay County Sheriff's Department will present a self-defense course at the office, located at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.

For more information, call the Clay County Extension Office at 448-9041.

Meeting set

Teens for Liberty Generation Joshua Club will host a public informational meeting regarding the health care bill currently before Congress, Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at North Meridian Street Church.

Open House

Staunton Elementary School staff will begin the school year with an open house for students and their families.

The event will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Students and their families will have an opportunity to visit classrooms, meet teachers and tour the building.

Parents will also be able to pay book rental fees and pick up a supply list.

Ice Cream Social

Carbon United Methodist Church will conduct its 52nd Ice Cream Social from 4:30-7 p.m., Friday.

The menu consists of homemade ice cream, homemade barbecue sandwiches, homemade pimento cheese sandwiches, hot dogs and coney dogs, salads, cakes and pies, strawberry shortcake (with or without ice cream) and drinks.

The event will take place at the Carbon United Methodist Church, five miles north of Brazil on State Road 59 and one mile east in Carbon.

All are welcome to the event. Food items will be individually priced.

Trash pickup

The City of Brazil is reminding residents heavy trash pickup is scheduled for Friday.

For more information, call 443-2221.

Meeting changed

The Clay County Redevelopment Commission has rescheduled its August meeting from Aug. 19, to Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., at the Commissioner's Courtroom at the Clay County Courthouse.

Crop and Swap

The Brazil Public Library will host an End of Summer Crop and Swap at 6 p.m., Aug. 20.

Those interested in scrapbooking are encouraged to attend and use the library's die-cut and sizzix machine to make memories unforgettable.

Cost will be $5. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

For more information, call 448-1981.


Blue Moon Gifts, 10 W. National Ave., Brazil, will conduct a Spirit Fair Aug. 22.

Those interested in attending will have the opportunity to celebrate the coming autumn season. There will be discounted readings and specials throughout the day.

For more information, call 443-2584.


The Union Cemetery Corporation will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Union United Methodist Church.

The church is located south of Brazil on Airport Road.