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Community Notes

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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

Intersection closed

Extended through Friday, June 18, 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.

NHS hours

Northview's main office will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 28-July 26.

Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these times.

The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 27, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Law Camp

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.

Reading Programs

Summer Reading programs will take place every Wednesday, beginning at 1:30 p.m., through July 21, at the Brazil Public Library.

Those interested do not have to have a library card to participate in the weekly programs.

The programs are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Camper Rally

The second Southern Indiana Vintage Camper Rally will take place through Sunday, at Sullivan Parke and Lake, located between Terre Haute and Vincennes.

Fifty vintage campers have registered so far for this year's event.

The highlight of each rally is the Show and Shine Open House for public viewing.

The open house will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, June 12. Cost is $4 a carload. Gatehouse admission is free.

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

Hog Roast

The Clay County Service Veterans will conduct a hog roast today, from 4-7 p.m., at the National Guard Armory.

Cost is $7 for adults, and $4 for children 12-under.

Food will be catered by Goodies Galore and baked beans will be provided by Mary Fisher.

All funds raised will be used toward the purchase of a new mini-van for the local VA office.

Gospel Sing

There will be a Gospel Sing at Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, at 7 p.m., today, featuring Terry Hall from Gatlinburg, Tenn.

For more information, call 446-4007 or 443-6007, or e-mail brattss@verizon.net, or sandysgdbks_more@verizon.net.

Yard Sale

The Clay City Imperial Regiment will conduct its annual yard sale today, and Saturday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., each day, at the V.F.W. Building, 501 Nye St., Clay City.

For those wanting to donate items to sell at the yard sale, they may be dropped off at the V.F.W., from 3-6 p.m., June 8-10.

Help is also needed to sort and price items prior to the sale.

For more information or to sign up to help, call Susan Stinson at 446-4803.


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

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

Legion Ride

The American Legion Riders will sponsor a fundraiser ride to support the Soldier's Angels project Saturday.

Registration begins at noon, with the ride starting at 1:30 p.m. When riders return to the Brazil American Legion Post No. 2, musical entertainment by Damn Neighbors and a raffle will take place.

For more information about the American Legion Riders and the upcoming ride, call organizers Jill Owens or Debbie Smith at 812-236-4494.

Quilt Show

The Clay City Calico Quilters will sponsor their 23rd show at the Clay City Lion's Club Pottery Festival Saturday and Sunday.

While most of the events of the festival will be at Goshorn Park, the quilt show will be set up in the R.E.I.N. Community Center Library, 700 Main St., Clay City.

Show hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, June 12, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, June 13. The show will open before other festival activities Friday, June 11, from 6-8:30 p.m. Admission is $2.

Art Festival

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

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.

Lunch Bunch

The Brazil High School class of 1959 Lunch Bunch will conduct a picnic at Forest Park Shelter No. 8, at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 15.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring a chair, a covered dish to share, table service and drinks.

For more information, call Cathy Baker at 812-249-3131.


The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will host a Cemetery Restoration Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayette Township, Vigo County.

A sack lunch, drinks, lawn chair, hand cleaner and towels, insect repellant, safety glasses, camera, cell phone and sunscreen are encouraged.

In addition, those interested in attending should dress for the weather by bringing work clothes, sturdy shoes or boots and gloves.

A Port-a-Potty will be on side.

The workshop is open to the public as well as to all Wabash Valley Genealogy Society members.

Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. The deadline to register is Friday, June 11.

To register, contact Linda Gregory at genealogyrocks1n2n3@gmail.com or call 812-240-1405 or by e-mailing wvgs@inwvgs.org.


"God Help Me Stop," a Christian 12-step event will take place beginning June 21.

The program takes a scriptural approach to overcome alcoholism, drug addiction, compulsive overeating, smoking, child/elder and spousal abuse, compulsive overspending, sexual compulsion, bulimia/anorexia, workaholics, compulsive gambling, obsessive worry/anger/jealousy, loving too much and other self defeating behaviors.

The 12-week program begins at 7 p.m., June 21, and will take place at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

Meeting set

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock for its monthly membership meeting Tuesday, June 22.

The event will begin at noon and will take place at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital meeting room.

Cost for lunch is $7. Those interested in attending should RSVP by calling 448-8457 or e-mail info@claycountychamber.org.

Garden Walk

The Flower Lovers Club of Crawfordsville will conducts its 11th Garden Walk Tour from 1-6 p.m., Sunday, June 27, rain or shine.

Eight gardens in Crawfordsville and the Lake Holiday area will be featured.

Tickets are currently on sale and cost $8. They are available at the Crawfordsville Visitor's Bureau, all flower shops and local greenhouses.

For information, call 765-362-5200 or 765-362-3554.

Charity Ride

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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