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Community Notes

Sunday, March 27, 2011

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

Dispatcher Wanted

The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for one full-time dispatcher.

Applicants must be able to work with the public, be able to work under stress and must be able to multi-task.

Dispatchers are paid by the hour with holiday pay and a benefit package.

All applicants must be 18-years-old or older, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a drug screen, have no criminal record and pass a background check.

Computer skills are helpful.

Applications may be picked up at the police department, 22 S. Washington St., Brazil.

The department asks that no phone calls be placed for the position.

In Honor

Donations are still being accepted to add PSgt. Harold Dickerson's name to the Vietnam War Memorial at the Clay County Courthouse.

Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland said a re-dedication for the memorial will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 7, as part of Loyalty Day festivities, with District 44 State Representative Jim Baird as a special guest.

In addition, donations are being accepted for the creation of a Gulf War/Sept. 11, 2001 memorial, which would include Marine Cpl. Gregory Stultz, who died in combat, Feb. 19, 2010.

Donations to either memorial may be sent to the Clay County Veterans Service Office, 609 E. National Ave., Room 104, Brazil, Ind., 47834.

For more information, contact Holland at 448-9015.

Flower Removal

Officials with Calcutta Cemetery are asking that all old flowers and decorations be removed from gravesites before April 15.

For more information, call 443-1782 or 442-8776.

BCPD Applications

The Brazil City Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer.

Applicants must be at least 21, but not 36, successfully completed a physical agility test and have a clear criminal record.

Applicants must also possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Applications may be picked up at the Brazil City Police Department, 22 S. Washington St., Brazil, between March 21-April 3.

Applications must be completed and returned by April 3.

For additional information, contact Capt. Mark Loudermilk at 446-2211, between 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.


The Mayor's office at Brazil City Hall will be accepting applications for lifeguard, assistant manager and cashier positions for the 2011 summer season at Forest Park until Friday, April 15.

For further information, call Ruthann Jeffries at 448-3248.


The 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society Relay For Life "Team Pappy's" have scheduled two upcoming fundraisers.

The team captain is Kathy Bell.

Monday, Pappy's Bar-B-Que, 111 E. National Ave., Brazil, will donate 10 percent of its sales to Relay For Life. A special brownie sundae will also be available for a small donation to the event.

On Saturday, April 2, the team will conduct a Relay For Life scrapbooking crop event from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil.

Cost is $10 per person, with door prizes, make and takes and games available.

All proceeds will be used to support Relay For Life.

Snacks, drinks and a sandwich will be available for lunch with pizza possibly being made available for supper.

Meeting Changed

The Brazil Golf Board has rescheduled its March meeting date.

The board normally meets on the third Monday of each month. However, the board will meet Monday, at 7 p.m., at Forest Park Golf Course Club House.

The public is invited to attend the meeting.


The Brazil Public Library will host a "Make and Take Youth Craft Program," Thursday.

Youth 10-under are invited to make a paper kite wall decoration. Supplies and an instructor will be available anytime between 6-7:30 p.m.

The program is free.

For more information, call 448-1981.


Coach's Timeout Sports Bar will host "Timeout for Comedy," Friday.

The show, which starts at 9 p.m., will feature four comedians. Based on space and the amount of tickets sold, the event take place at Traditions.

Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 446-8801.

Celebration Dinner

The 50th John L. Lewis Day Celebration Dinner will take place Friday.

The event will take place at 11 a.m. (Central Standard Time) at the Oakland City American Legion, 211 E. Washington St., Oakland City, Ind.

All retired miners and their spouses as well as widows and widowers of retired miners are welcome to attend.

Meeting Moved

The Center Point Town Council has moved its April meeting.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the meeting will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, at town hall.

All are welcome to attend.

Frugal Friends

Frugal Friends -- Coupon Savers -- will meet at the Brazil Public Library at 11 a.m., Monday, April 4, by the fireplace.

Those interested in attending will learn how to hunt, swap and shop for favorite items and are invited to bring unwanted coupons to trade.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Open House

Open Hands Preschool, 201 N. Meridian St., Brazil, will conduct an open house for preschool children and parents from 6-7 p.m., Monday, April 4.

For more information, call 443-2230 or e-mail openhandspreschool@gmail.com.

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