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Community Notes

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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

No Paper Monday

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper.

However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Jan. 18.

For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


The 2011 Clay County Aspiring Artist Calendars are currently available.

Those interested in purchasing a calendar should call The Brazil Times at 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The calendars cost $5.


The Brazil Times is looking for a person interested in providing volunteer commentating and videography for girls' and boys' basketball games this season.

Those interested should contact The Times at 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


The Clay County Historical Society has closed the doors of the museum for the winter months.

The museum will re-open March 14.

There will be no membership meeting until March 7, 2011.

For more information or to schedule a group tour during this time, call 443-1844.


The Clay County Humane Society is looking for "cat socializers" to play with cats.

Interested people may come to the Humane Society any day from noon-5 p.m.

The Shelter is located at 8280 N County Road 125 W, Brazil.


Due to weather, the Wesley Chapel Food Bank will be closed on Saturday and rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m.-noon.

First Meeting

The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club will meet at the Brazil Pancake House at the intersection of United States 40 and State Road 340.

The meetings will take place every Saturday morning at 8.

The club will meet for the first time this year Saturday.

For more information, call 812-249-0850 or 446-9495.

Cracker Barrel

The first Clay County Cracker Barrel of 2011 will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, at the Cory Firehouse.

The event is sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau, and will feature state senators and representatives from the area.

Prom Fundraiser

The Bloomfield High School class of 2012 will conduct a prom dress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday.

The event will take place in the Bloomfield High School cafeteria.

Dresses may be dropped off Friday, Jan. 14, from 6-8 p.m.

A $5 confinement fee will be charged per dress, in addition to a $5 fee for each dress that is purchased.

For more information, call Amy Gilmore at 812-384-6961.

Quarterly Meeting

Southern Clay County Christian Care and Share will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, at the Clay City First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

For more information, call 812-986-6306.

Meeting Scheduled

The Clay County Democrats will conduct their regular meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.

The group will celebrate its first winter fest with a short meeting, followed by a pitch-in dinner and auction.

Meat will be furnished and each family is asked to bring a covered dish, dessert and a gift for the auction.

Meeting Scheduled

The Clay County Redevelopment Committee has scheduled its organizational meeting for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Clay County Commissioner's Courtroom in the Clay County Courthouse.

The committee's regular meeting will immediately follow.

Yo-Yo Quilting

"Yo-Yo Quilting -- Make and Take Mug Coaster," will be presented at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Brazil Public Library.

No sewing experience is necessary to attend the class. Cost to attend is $5 and those interested in taking part must pre-register and pre-pay for the program.

For more information, call 448-1981.


The annual Clay County Day Luncheon will take place in Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011, at the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom at Twin Dolphin Marina.

Reservation letters have been mailed to past attendees. If there are any Clay Countians who wish to attend who did not receive a letter, call B.J. Hofmann, Chairman, at 812-239-9600.

Assessment Meeting

St. Vincent Health, along with representatives from Indiana State University, will present findings from a Community Needs Assessment survey at noon, Friday, Jan. 21, at the Medical Office Building Community Room.

Lunch will be served.

Those attending are urged to RSVP to Andrea Baysinger by calling 442-2740 or e-mailing asbaysin@stvincent.org.

Food Giveaway

The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Jan. 22, from 1-3 p.m.

For more information, call 446-3110.


The Wabash Valley will be treated to the experience of the national touring Pink Floyd Tribute band, Echoes of Pompeii, at the Scottish Rite Lodge, located at 8th and Ohio streets, Saturday, Jan. 22.

The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15. For more information, call 812-264-9784.

Bald Eagle Day

Duke Energy will conduct its 16th Bald Eagle Viewing Day Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at its Cayuga electric power plant along the Wabash River just north of Terre Haute.

The event is free and open to the public and will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Reservations are not necessary.

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