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Community Notes

Sunday, October 31, 2010

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

Christmas Announcement

To participate in the 2010 Clay County Courthouse Military Christmas Tree, people may drop off a 3-by-5 photo of local veterans and/or enlisted service men and women on active duty at the Maintenance Department office in the courthouse basement no later than Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.

The name of the person in the photo should be placed on back.

All photos will be available for pick up after the decorations are removed on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

For more information, contact Annette Walden or Wayne Knox at 448-9007.

Food Pantry Open

The Cunot Community Center Food Pantry is open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9-11 a.m.

Those interested in utilizing the pantry must bring identification with current address.

For more information, call 765-795-3461.

Diabetes Classes

The Diabetes Self Management Group classes will continue at Putnam County Hospital.

Classes are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9.

Morning classes meet 9 a.m.-noon, and afternoon classes meet 1-4 p.m.

The classes are open to anyone dealing with Diabetes. There are sessions, including "101: What is Diabetes," and "201: Nutrition Education."

Cost is $25 for both classes and if a patient pre-registers, they save $5.

A doctor's referral is not necessary to attend the classes.

To enroll, call 1-765-658-2760.

Leaf pickup

The City of Brazil is conducting leaf pickup by section on the following days:

* Southwest section -- Today, 3-5 and 8,

* Northwest section -- Nov. 9-10, 12 and 15-16,

* Northeast section -- Nov. 17-19 and 22-23, and

* Southeast section -- Nov. 24, 29-30 and Dec. 1-2.

Residents are asked to rake all leaves into the street, along the curb, and remove all parked cars during these time periods to allow access for the leaf machine.

For more information, contact City Hall at 443-2221.

Meeting Set

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m., today, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Steve Buchanan, from the Raccoon Lake area.

The public is invited to attend.

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts of the Wabash Valley Chapter 236 will celebrate with thanks Tuesday, at 6 p.m., at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, in the cafeteria.

Reservations are required.

Call Cardiac Rehab at 812-237-1370 for more information.


Those needing help with their Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan are encouraged to sign up for an information appointment.

The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will be in Brazil from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Friday, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital for appointments.

To schedule an appointment, call Michelle Graham or Glenda Parks at 812-238-1561 or 1-800-489-1561, or e-mail mgraham@westcentralin.com or gparks@westcentralin.com.

Craft Class

The Brazil Public Library will have a painted light bulb Christmas ornament craft class at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Cost for the event is $5 and those interested in attending must pre-register and pre-pay due to limited space.

For more information, call 448-1981.

School program scheduled

Van Buren Elementary School will conduct a Veteran's Day program Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9-10:30 a.m., in the elementary gymnasium.

To RSVP for the event, call 448-1362, by Oct. 15.

Annual Meeting

The Clay County 4-H Council meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the 4-H Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

All are welcome to attend.


The Clay County Community Theatre will present "The Princess and the Pizza," Nov. 11-13, at the Lark Theatre, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil.

Showtimes are 7 p.m., Nov. 11-12, and 2 p.m., Nov. 13.

Tickets for the musical cost $5 for adults and $3 for children.

To purchase tickets, call 442-6909 and leave order and phone number in a message. A call back will take place for confirmation.

Tree Festival Slated

The St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation will conduct the seventh "Festival of Trees," from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13.

The event will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.

For information about sponsorships, silent auction donations or tickets for the event, call 442-2740.

Council Work Session Set

A work session for the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

The animal ordinance will be discussed at the meeting and the public is welcome to attend.

Fall Arts Show

Celebration of the Arts and Soul will host its second Annual Fall Show Nov. 19-21, at the former Masonic Temple, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil.

This year, the charity being showcased is the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry.

Hours for the show are 6-9 p.m., Friday Nov. 19, 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, and 1-6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21. For vendor information, visit www.edieartsandwellness.com or e-mail edie@edieartsandwellness.com.

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