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Community Notes

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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

Salute to Soldiers

The Brazil Times is continuing A Salute to Soldiers.

We are currently looking for more veterans to honor for their past service.

To honor any soldiers, stop by our office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Include a photograph and a brief description of service.

For more information, call 446-2216.

Trash Pickup

The City of Brazil has announced one more heavy trash pickup day for 2009.

The date will take place Friday, Oct. 16.

Call in advance at 448-8501 or 443-2221.

There will be a new program starting in 2010.

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.


The town of Knightsville is attempting to qualify for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and is currently seeking grant funding for water system improvements.

Income surveys will be mailed out to residents. Those who receive income surveys means they have been randomly selected to participate in the process.

Those who receive the surveys are encouraged to fill it out and return it in the self-addressed stamped envelope as soon as possible.

Meeting set

The Indiana Farm Bureau District 7 Fall Meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday.

The event will take place at the Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46, Terre Haute.

Registration begins at 6 p.m., with a dinner planned for 6:30 p.m.

Speakers include IFB second vice president Isabella Chism and Indiana Agriculture Director Anne Hazlett.

Labor Day festivities

Lieber State Recreation Area will host "Circle City Pryotechnics At the Beach," in conjunction with Friends of Cagles Mill Lake, as part of a Labor Day weekend celebration.

Events begin Friday and conclude Monday.

For more information, call 765-795-3552.


The annual Saline City Labor Day Picnic has been scheduled for Saturday, Sunday and Monday, at Graves Field in the town.

The annual bluegrass festival is a benefit to raise money for the Bill Reed Memorial Scholarship Fund and the American Cancer Society.

The three-day event will take place at Graves Field in Saline City, located one mile west of State Road 59, off County Road 125 S.

There is no charge for parking at the event and no alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the grounds.

Yard Sale!

The First Christian Church Bible Bowl ministry will host a yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, at the Family Life Center/Gym, located behind the church.

Bible Bowl is a bible-quizzing ministry for young people that encourages the study of God's Word.

The proceeds from the sale will be used to help offset costs for the teams as they travel to various competitions.

The church is located at 1875 W. United States 40, Brazil.


The sixth Woolkeepers Hook-In will take place from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Camp Camby Conference and Retreat Center, 10740 E. CR 700 S., Camby.

Cost is $8 at the door.

Classes on beginning and advanced rug hooking, wool applique and basket weaving will be offered. Several vendors will be on hand and an annual rug show will take place. Door prizes will be available.

For more information, call 317-839-3612 or log on to www.woolkeepers.com.

Forensic frenzy

The Brazil Public Library will welcome author/forensic artist Brenda Robertson Stewart at 6 p.m., Sept. 17.

Her books include "Power In The Blood," and "Racing Can Be Murder."

She is also a sculptress, forensic artist. Learn how the author constructs a mystery story as she sculpts faces on skulls, hoping someone can identify the victims.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Golf Scramble

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will present the seventh Hole-y-One Golf Scramble, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18.

The event costs $300 per foursome or $75 per person and will take place at Hulman Links Golf Course.

Morning registration is at 7:30 a.m., with tee-time set for 8:30. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded.


The R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, will conduct a scrapbooking event from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19.

A $10 fee will include lunch at the library, drinks and snacks throughout the day. All proceeds will go to the library.

To register, cal Kae Smith at 812-859-4553 (after 5 p.m.), or Pat Wilkinson at 812-236-2722 or e-mail kae_smith@yahoo.com or wilkinsonp@verizon.net.

Gospel Concert

A group of various artists will offer a Gospel concert at Cloverdale Assembly of God, 497 N. Main St., Cloverdale, Saturday, Sept. 19.

The event will begin at 5 p.m., with door prizes and coffee and desserts following the entertainment.

Live entertainment will include The Stanley Family, Polly Chesser, Jim Duncan, Francie Bond and Tom Tackett.

For more information, call 765-795-3032.

Life Chain event

The 18th Terre Haute Life Chain will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4.

The event is an international hour of prayer for the nation and a peaceful, prayerful public witness on behalf of the unborn at risk of abortion.

Life Chain participants will stand and pray on sidewalks of major roadways in cities across the nation and Canada, holding signs.

Gathering and parking will take place behind the Vigo County Courthouse.

For more information, call Tom McBroom at 812-877-9251.