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Community Notes

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil 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.

Host families needed

Host families are needed for 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.

Families needed

A local non-profit exchange program is inviting local Brazil families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year.

The teenage students come from more than 30 countries and attend local high schools. The students have their own spending money and insurance.

Host families are responsible for meals, a place to sleep and a nurturing environment.

STS Foundation has a local coordinator that will supervise the student and support the family throughout the school year.

For more information, call 812-240-0306 or e-mail info@stsfoundation.org.

Foster Families Needed

The Villages of Indiana, a statewide agency for foster care and adoption, is recruiting therapeutic foster families in the area.

Those interested should contact the Villages at 812-238-8700 or 1-800-874-6880.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery classes are being conducted Tuesdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at First Christian Church.

For more information, call Les Rivera at 812-241-6421.

The 'Cool Spot'

The Brazil Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, will once again offer the Cool Spot.

On weekdays, when temperatures are more than 90-degrees, the church will open its family center from 2-6 p.m., for those looking for opportunities for a cool place to take a load off, have a drink, watch a movie, read a book, play board games and make new friends.

The event is free for anyone needing to cool off.

For more information, call the church at 446-0371 or Erin Hood at 448-3188.

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.

The July 14 program will feature Edie Richards, who will discuss "Make your own Lava bottle."

For more information, call 448-1981.

Book sale

The Friends of the Library will have a book sale today and Saturday in the garage across the street from the Brazil Public Library.

Hours for the sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m., each day.


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

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

Open House

The Community of Staunton has planned an Open House for its new community center.

The event is scheduled to take place from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, July 11. Meat and drinks will be provided and those interested in attending are encouraged to bring a covered dish and a gift.

Supply donations are currently being accepted, including paper products, cleaning supplies, trash bags, kitchen towels, potholders and dish cloths. For more information, call 448-3023, 448-2438 or 448-1487.

Daniels to visit

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is conducting a breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., July 16, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital for the first 50 people who RSVP.

Governor Mitch Daniels will be in attendance for the breakfast, which has a cost of $7.

To RSVP, contact the chamber at 448-8457 or by e-mailing info@claycountychamber.org.

Share Food

Share Food signups will take place from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, July 17, at First Christian Church. Pick up for the food will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 31, also at the church.

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