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Community Notes

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Times Staff Report

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

Just say it

Those choosing to eat dinner Friday evening at Pizza Hut will have an opportunity to support Habitat for Humanity of Clay County.

On the second Friday of each month, from 4-8 p.m., 20 percent of qualifying purchases will be donated to Habitat for Humanity when patrons mention the organization while paying for the meal.

All support goes to help build a home for a Clay County family.

Dance, Dance

The YMCA of Clay County will conduct its first youth dance of the school year Friday.

The event is for students in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade.

The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and conclude at 11 p.m.

Cost is $5 per person. Youth interested in attending must bring school identification to verify grade level.

For more information, call the YMCA at 442-6761.


The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday.

The menu will consist of biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, pancakes and sausage.

Freewill offerings will be accepted.

Share Food signups

Share Food signups will take Saturday, from 9-11 a.m., at the entrance of First Christian Church.

Orders must be paid for at that time.

It is open to everyone and is a great way to save money for food.

The food will be available for pickup Sept. 26, at the Family Life Center of the First Christian Church, from 9-10:30 a.m.


The sixth Woolkeepers Hook-In will take place from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 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.


Angel Food Ministries -- based out of Eastside Christian Church -- is now conducting share food signups.

Orders for the food are due by Sunday. The distribution day has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26.

Orders may be placed at the church, located at 400 E. Church St., Brazil, from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, and Thursday, Sept. 10.

For more information, call 448-1030 or 765-672-6363.

Money orders, cash and food stamps will be accepted.


The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "Valley Coal Mines and Miner's Records," from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14.

The event is free and will take place at the Vigo County Public Library.

Meeting scheduled

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Matt Huber, director of the Brazil Concert Band and Jackson Township Concert Band.

For more information, call 443-1844.

No Smoking!

Free smoking cessation classes will be offered by the Clay County Health Department.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, from 4-6 p.m., at the health department, the classes will last for 12 weeks.

For more information or to register, call 448-9019.

Volunteers needed

Clay County Habitat for Humanity is building a home in Clay City.

Volunteer workers will be needed beginning Sept. 15.

Building will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Those interested in volunteering should contact Rogene Morge at 448-1159 or by e-mail at romorge@verizon.net, or contact Keith Powers at 443-7021 or by e-mail at Kmbowers2@verizon.net.

Leave a name, phone number or e-mail address in order to be contacted.

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.


The 37th Oktoberfest, sponsored by the German Oberlandler Club of Terre Haute, will take place Sept. 17-19.

Hours are 11 a.m.-midnight, Thursday, Sept. 17, and Friday, Sept. 18, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 19.

Admission is free.

The fest will be staged at Ninth and Cherry streets in Terre Haute.

For more information, log on to www.terrehauteoberlandlerclub.org.

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 House of Hope, 5525 United States 40, Brazil, will conduct its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 19.

Cost is $5 per person, which includes eggs, sausage, coffee or orange juice.

For more information, call 446-1717.


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.