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Community Notes

Sunday, July 11, 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.

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.

Meeting and breakfast

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is conducting a breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., Friday, 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, 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.


A vehicle cruise-in has been scheduled for 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, at the Alamo Steakhouse, Brazil.

Gift certificates will be provided for the first 20 cars at the event.

Free soft drinks will also be available with a meal purchase.

Yard sale

The House of Hope will be hosting its Summer Yard Sale and Barbeque Saturday. The yard sale will begin at 8 a.m., and last until the early evening, while platters of barbeques will be served starting at noon.

A $5 donation will cover each person served.

The House of Hope is located at 5525 W. U.S. 40, Brazil, and all proceeds will go toward the general needs and bills of the ministry.

Tours and an explanation of the program will also be made available by the staff.

Ice Cream!

The Dick Johnson Township Fire Department annual Ice Cream Social will take place from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, at the Dick Johnson Community Center, located at County Road 1200 N, and 200 W, Brazil.

There will be many varieties of ice cream to choose from.

Donations will be welcome.

Food Giveaway

The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will have a food giveaway Saturday, July 24, from 1-3 p.m.

For more information, call 446-3110.

Reunion planned

Survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II will gather at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Indianapolis from July 29-Aug. 1.

The men will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the sinking of the ship and honor lost shipmates.

Tickets are $75 for the banquet Saturday, July 31. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by July 10.

For program details and banquet registration information, contact pcampo4@yahoo.com.

Retreat Set

Michael Morwood, a presenter on theological issues with more than 30 years experience in retreat, education, parish and youth ministries, will lead a retreat Aug. 8-14, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Cost of the retreat is $450, which includes room and board. Cost is $325 for commuters.

Registration deadline is July 16, with a $50 deposit due.

For more information, call Sister Maureen Freeman at 812-535-2930 or e-mail mfreeman@spsmw.org.

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.

Golf Scramble

The Clay County Humane Society has scheduled the 13th Bill Collins Memorial Golf Scramble for Saturday, Aug. 21.

A shotgun start has been planned for 1 p.m. The event will be played at Forest Park Golf Course.

Cost is $50 per person.

Prizes include the chance to win a Harley Davidson for those who accomplish a hole-in-one.

In addition, the first-place team will receive $400, while the second-place team will earn $200.

A silent auction will also take place.

Those interested in participating should make checks payable to the Clay County Humane Society, PO Box 277, Brazil, Ind., 47834.

Nature Days

The second Nature Days will take place Sept. 11, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, from 9 a.m.-noon.

Those attending will be able to search for critters and bugs in the creek, walk the nature trail, learn about edible plants, forestry, lawn and garden questions and answers, bats, make a bird feeder and more.

At 11 a.m., there will be a raptor program, where those attending will be able to visit up close with hawks and owls.

For more information, call 448-9041.


The Clay County Humane Society will sponsor a summer heat Air Fair and Cruise-In from 3-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18.

The event will take place at the field across from the Brazil National Guard Armory.

Food, games, live music, hot air balloon rides, classic cars, trucks and tractors will be on-site.

Cost to enter is $2 or $10 to enter and food.


The Lost Creek Conservation Club will conduct its 2010 .22 Rimfire Rifle Competitions Sunday, Sept. 19, and Oct. 17.

Practice sign-ins will take place from noon-12:15 p.m., with competition beginning at 1 p.m.

All are welcome.

Shotgun spot shoot will take place Sunday, for factory firearms only.

For more information, call 812-235-0198.


The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's annual golf outing will take place Friday, Sept. 24, at the Forest Park Golf Course.

For more information, call 448-8457.

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