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Community Notes

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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

K-Day Parade Information

The annual K-Day Parade will take place Saturday, Sept. 25.

This year, the theme is "Celebrating Youth, Celebrating Life."

The lineup will form at 1 p.m., at Depot Street and National Avenue. The parade will officially begin at 2 p.m.

Those interested in entering a float in the parade may do so by calling Ann Walden at 812-236-1254, or Penny Keller at 812-877-2910 or 812-691-2980.

In addition, forms that will appear in The Brazil Times may be sent to 8728 N CR 700 W., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

Those sending forms should include the name of group, business, individual or organization, contact information, a daytime and evening phone number, a description of the entry and information to be shared at the reviewing stand.

Story Hour!

Story Hour at the Brazil Public Library will resume soon.

Children interested in reading with stories, crafts and songs are invited to the library beginning Sept. 13 for registration, which will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Space is limited. Children must be potty trained and parents must have a valid library card.

No registrations will be accepted by phone.

Story Hour for children ages 3-5 will begin Tuesday, Oct. 5, or Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Basket program

The Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program is now underway.

Applications for assistance will be available to families in Clay County at Brazil Housing Authority, Clay County Department of Child Services and Family Resources, Hamilton Center and throughout all county schools.

The deadline for submitting an application for Thanksgiving baskets is Oct. 22.

For more information regarding the program, call Monica Wallace at 448-8801, 812-251-4773 or e-mail monicasmiles78@aol.com.

Meeting date changed

The Harmony Town Council will conduct its Oct. 12, 2010, meeting at 7 p.m., at the Harmony Community Center rather than the first Tuesday of the month.

The meeting will take place in conjunction with the adoption of the 2011 budget.

Grand Opening

The Clay County Republican Headquarters will officially open today, with a "Grand Opening" meet-and-greet.

The public is invited to stop by from 5-6:30 p.m., to have a chance to visit with candidates and enjoy free pizza.

The ribbon cutting will take place at 5:30 p.m.

The headquarters is located in Forest Park Plaza in Brazil in the former BMV location, between The Dollar Store and Dollar Tree.


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, sausage and pancakes.


Exceptional Living Center, 501 S. Murphy Ave., Brazil, will conduct a Cruise-In, Car Show and Vendor Fair, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday.

There is no charge to enter the event.

A trophy will be presented for Best of Show and Dash Plaques will be given out to the first 50 entrants.

In addition, entertainment will be provided by Just Cruisin'' Mobile DJ services.

Those interested in participating should call to reserve a space today.

There are limited spaces available.

For more information, or to enter, call 446-2636. Ask for Rachelle.

Nature Days

The second Nature Days will take place Saturday, 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.

Fall Festival

The Center Point Fall Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 11, on Main Street at the fire house in Center Point.

It is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social

A homemade ice cream social will take place at the Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, Saturday, from 5-8 p.m.

The Deaton Family Bluegrass Gospel Singers will be on-hand to minister. There will also be a moon walk for children of all ages.

The event is free and for all ages.

For additional information, call 446-5300, 446-4007 or 443-6007.

Thank You Dinner

Bee Ridge Congregational Church will host "9-11 Thank You Dinner/Memorial Service," Saturday, at the Forest Park Cow Palace.

The event will begin with a picnic-style dinner at 5 p.m. A special Memorial Service will begin at 6 p.m., and last 60-90 minutes.

This year's guest speaker will be Indiana Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle).

In addition, Gerald Scott Flint, director of Volunteer Medics Worldwide (VMW), located in Brazil, will also speak.

Play Tryouts

Tryouts for "The Princess and the Pizza," a Young Actors' Musical, will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, and 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13.

The production, through the Community Theatre of Clay County, will feature children ages 6-15, who will perform an original play based on the book of the same title by Herm and Mary Jane Auch.

The whimsical fractured fairy tale takes a lighthearted look at the pros and cons of princessing as a career-choice.

It incorporates various princess fairy tales with several well-known characters.

Application Day

The National Able Network will host an application day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the board room at Brazil City Hall.

For more information on the program, contact National Able Network at 1-800-669-8004 or 812-514-7689.

Luncheon set

The ninth 9/11 Luncheon, hosted by Eastside Christian Church, will take place at noon, Thursday, Sept. 16.

Members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Brazil City Police Department and Brazil City Fire Department that are interested in going are encouraged to send advanced reservations by Monday.

For more information, call 442-0232.

Yard Sale

The Holy Rosary Yard Sale will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17-18.

The event will run from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18.

It will take place at Schelly Hall in Seelyville, located on the north side of United States 40, just east of the stoplight.

For more information, call 448-3696.


House of Hope, 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, Saturday, Sept. 18.

Platters will be served from 8 a.m.-noon.

A $5 donation will cover each person served.

All proceeds will go toward the general needs and bills of the ministry.

A tour and explanation of the programs offered at House of Hope will be available by staff.

For further information, call 446-1717.

'Granny Ride'

The Granny Ride, a fundraiser set up to raise money to help cancer patients since 2002, will take place Saturday, Sept. 18.

The event will begin at the Moose Lodge, 212 W. Franklin St., Greencastle.

Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the ride will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the last bike out at noon.

Those interested in taking part do not have to be a Moose member to participate.

Cost is $10 per rider or $15 per couple.

A dinner, set to take place following the ride, is included with the paid registration.

This year's primary recipient is a 2-year-old girl with eye cancer.

For more information, log on to www.indianagrannyride.com.

'Bark For Life'

Relay For Life of Clay County will conduct "Bark For Life," Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Forest Park Track.

Registration for the event begins at 11 a.m. Cost is $10 for the first dog and $5 for additional dogs. There is a limit of two dogs per participant and registration includes a goody bag provided by Scott Pet Products.

For more information, call 442-9785 or 442-0505.


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.


International vocalist Terry Barber will perform at First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., Terre Haute, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, to benefit "Families By Choice."

For more information, call Families by Choice at 812-230-4401.

Seminar scheduled

A spokesperson from Upromise Investments will be at the Brazil Public Library to conduct a seminar at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23.

The seminar is sponsored by the Valley Investment Group and Upromise Investments, Inc., and will focus on National College Savings Month.

Refreshments will be provided as well as free materials for Indiana's 529 College Savings Plan.

Seating is limited. Those interested in attending should call 812-244-5307.

Ghost Trackers

The Indiana Ghost Trackers will be at the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 448-1981.


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.

Customer Appreciation

The Clay County Farm Bureau Co-op Credit Union will celebrate Customer Appreciation Week Sept. 27-Oct. 1.

The credit union is encouraging residents to come in and signup for a free gift basket giveaway, scheduled for Oct. 1.

Free refreshments will be available throughout the week.

Chili Cookoff

A chili cookoff benefit for the Riley Children's Hospital Burn Unit has been scheduled to take place from 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3, as part of the Popcorn Festival of Clay County.

The event will be people's choice. Cost is $10 to enter.

The contest will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion.

Contestants need to cook or bring two gallons of chili to serve (free).

Prizes will be determined by the amount of donations collected.

Forms will be available in The Brazil Times.

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