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Community Notes

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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

Meeting on television

The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the May 20, 2010 meeting will be aired at the following times on the local cable Channel 2:

* At 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., today and Wednesday.

Intersection closed

From June 7-11, weather pending, the intersection of State Road 59 and Pinckley Street will be closed while the City of Brazil conducts water line repairs and replacement.

The closures will take place from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., each day.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes during these times.

Applications available

Applications are now being accepted by the Breakfast Optimist Club of Clay County for the 2010 Respect for Law Camp, conducted by the Indiana State Police.

Students entering fifth- and sixth-grades this fall term are eligible.

Camp weekends begin June 10, with the last weekend scheduled for July 15.

The camp takes place at area colleges with days filled with activities and demonstrations conducted by ISP Troopers.

Total cost is $120, but the Optimist Club pays one-half of the fee for the first 30 enrollees to return their applications.

Applications may be picked up at Moore Funeral Home, 142 N. Washington St., Brazil, or by contacting Optimist Club member Ken Turner at 446-8495.

Host families needed

Host families are needed for high school exchange students to open their hearts, share their life and their country with international high school students this fall.

CIEE USA High School students stay with the host families for either one or two semesters while attending high school. Traditional families, single parents, retirees as well as empty nestors all can host. Host families can take a charitable contribution tax deduction for hosting.

Students bring their own spending money and health insurance.

To participate, call 812-961-3562 or e-mail bloomingtonciee@gmail.com.

Autism group set in county

A new support group for Autism is being set up in Clay County.

For more information on the group, contact Jennifer Knox at 448-2848, or e-mail brazilautismsupport4U2@verizon.net.

Senior picnic scheduled

The annual Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled Senior Citizens Picnic will take place at Forest Park, Friday.

Cost is $8 per person, which includes entertainment, lunch, small games, goodie bag, exhibit booths, snacks and door prizes.

The event will begin at 10 a.m., and conclude at 2:30 p.m.

For more information, call 812-238-1561 Ext. 242.

Street festival scheduled

Brazil Main Street, Inc., will present its first Main Street Festival Friday and Saturday.

The event will run from 6 p.m.-midnight, Friday, and noon-midnight, Saturday.

The festival will take place in the parking lot behind Traditions, adjacent to Brazil City Hall.

Habitat yard sale slated

Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will host a yard sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 5, at Clover Signs, 34 E. National Ave., Brazil.

All proceeds will go to help build a home for a Clay County family.

Services scheduled

Calcutta Cemetery will conduct memorial services at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 6.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

Second Camper Rally set

The second Southern Indiana Vintage Camper Rally will take place Thursday-Sunday, June 10-13, at Sullivan Park and Lake, located between Terre Haute and Vincennes.

For more information, call 448-3434 or 1-812-299-4249 or e-mail weluvzak@yahoo.com.

Art Festival looming

The Bloomfield Apple Festival Committee is sponsoring an art festival, which will take place in the Bloomfield Town Park, Saturday, June 12.

The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

The festival will feature exhibiting artists, artist demonstrations, workshops for children, live entertainment, food and a plein air painting competition.

Handicapped parking will be available.

For more information, call festival organizer Wyatt LeGrand at 812-384-6505, or e-mail wyattlegrand@gmail.com.

Charity Ride scheduled

Bucks House of Color and the American Legion Riders will conduct a Charity Ride for Byron and Lisa Halfhill Aug. 14.

The ride will help go to pay for medical expenses for both.

It will begin and end at the American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil. Food will be available at the end of the ride, provided by the Post 2 restaurant.

Registration begins at 10 a.m.

Cost is $15 for a single rider or $20 for a couple. Cars are welcome for $15 per vehicle.

This is an open ride.

In addition, a silent auction will take place and door prizes will be available.

For more information, call 448-3546 or e-mail rmbuck32@yahoo.com.



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