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Community Notes

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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


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' Circulation Department wanted to inform readers it has not and will not make phone calls to residents asking to update their subscriptions.

Rather than phoning subscribers about taking the paper, The Times sends out mailers. In addition, if The Times elects to pursue a phone campaign to add additional subscribers, it will inform readers in advance.

For more information on subscribing to The Brazil Times or anything else, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Classes Available

The Clay County Health Department has available free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021.

Diabetes Classes

The Brazil Senior Citizens Center and the Clay County Health Department have teamed together to offer diabetes education classes at the center.

The meetings will take place on the first Friday of the month at noon.

The next meeting is scheduled for Feb. 4.


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.

Program Slated

Clay County Health Beginnings CHIP (Coronary Health Improvement Program) -- a Lifestyle Medicine Program -- will be offered by the Maple Center for Integrative Health at the Staunton Community Center.

The event will be offered Tuesday and Friday evenings beginning Monday, for two weeks and then the four following Tuesdays at the Staunton Community Center, from 5-7 p.m., for eight weeks.

Cost is $145 per person or $210 per couple.

For more information, call 448-8217 or 1-812-235-4867.

Meeting Moved

The Center Point Town Council has rescheduled its February meeting.

The council normally meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

However, the February meeting has been moved to 9 a.m., Saturday.

All meetings take place at Center Point Town Hall.

All are invited to attend.

Prom Dress Sale

The Parke County 4-H Fair Board will host a prom dress sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday.

The event will take place in the Parke County Extension Office Meeting Room, located on the Parke County Fairgrounds, Rockville.

For further information, call Alice Alderson at the Parke County Extension office at 1-765-569-3176.

Reunion Meeting

The Brazil High School class of 1976 reunion committee will conduct its first meeting for the 35th reunion.

The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., Monday, at Jim Deal's office, 11 W. National Ave., Brazil.

Any classmates who would be interested in helping plan the reunion are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Debbie (Britton) Harrah at 448-3931.


The Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 25th Pancake Breakfast at the Fowler Park Log Barn Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Adults will be served pancakes, sausage patties, pure maple syrup and a drink for $5. Cost for children 6-under is $2.

For further information, call 1-812-462-3392 or e-mail Kara.Kish@VigoCounty.in.gov.

Indoor Yard Sale

Lady Knights of Annunciation Church are having an Indoor Yard Sale at Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., to benefit church and community service projects.

Breakfast and lunch will be available. Tables are $10 each for vendors.

Contact Martha Tempel at 443-7552 for info.

Fundraiser Scheduled

The fourth Bingo for Baskets Fundraiser will take place Friday, Feb. 25, at Cloverdale Middle School.

Doors to the event are scheduled to open at 6 p.m., with Bingo beginning at 6:30.

Those interested in attending must be 18 to play. Tickets are $15 for 20 games of Bingo.

Sponsors include Lynn's Pharmacy, Casey's of Cloverdale, Holiday Inn of Cloverdale, Island Sun Tanning, Family Video, Final Approach Restaurant, Kroger, The Inn at Walden, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Eiteljorge Museum, Holiday World and Splashin' Safari, Texas Roadhouse and more.

For more information, call 1-765-795-2900.

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