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Community Notes

Sunday, April 3, 2011

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

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.

Heavy Trash Dates Scheduled

The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department will conduct heavy trash pickup on the following Fridays in April, based on normal trash pickup schedule:

* Friday, April 8 -- Tuesday's trash route,

* Friday, April 15 -- Wednesday's trash route, and

* Friday, April 29 -- Thursday's trash route.

Heavy trash pickup must be reserved and may be done by calling City Hall at 443-2221 or the Brazil City Street Department at 448-8501.

Frugal Friends

Frugal Friends -- Coupon Savers -- will meet at the Brazil Public Library at 11 a.m., Monday, 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 Scheduled

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

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

Historical Meeting

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Jerry Laue, St. Vincent Clay Hospital Administrator.

The topic will be, "A Snapshot of the History of Health Care in Clay County."

The public is invited to attend.

Meeting Set

The Clay Community Schools Central Curriculum Committee will meet Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m., in the North Clay Middle School Media Center.

Agenda items include reviews and voting on the new high school course proposal and adoption of the new K-12 science and health textbooks.

For more information, call Kathy Knust at the Central Administration office at 443-4461 Ext. 1811, or e-mail knustk@clay.k12.in.us.

Meeting Set

The Mt. Zion Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m., at the Mt. Zion Church, east of Bowling Green.

All are invited to attend the meeting.

For further information, call 812-236-5488.

Diabetes Classes

St. Vincent Clay Hospital's next class on Diabetes Education, "What You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes," will take place from 6-7 p.m., Wednesday.

Class size is limited and are provided free of charge.

For more information, call 442-2740.


Clay Community Elementary Schools will host Kindergarten Roundups through the month of April.

Below is a list of school registrations by day and time:

* Clay City Elementary -- Friday, 8:45 a.m.,

* East Side Elementary -- April 12, 6 p.m.,

* Forest Park Elementary -- April 13, 1 p.m.,

* Van Buren Elementary -- April 13, 6 p.m.,

* Jackson Township Elementary -- April 14, 8:30 a.m.,

* Meridian Elementary -- April 19, 6:30 p.m., and

* Staunton Elementary -- April 20, 9 a.m.

For more information, call 443-4461 or e-mail knustk@clay.k12.in.us.

Lincoln Day Dinner

The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its annual Lincoln Day Dinner Friday, at The Renaissance, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil.

Gathering time will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30.

Tickets are $23 per person, with a $3 discount for members of the club. Reservations may be made by calling 812-236-1090 or e-mailing skoehler@indiana.net.

The keynote speaker for the event will be U.S. Congressman for the 8th District Larry Bucshon.

Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

The Clay County Democrat Club has scheduled its annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner for Friday, at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil.

Dinner will take place at 6 p.m.

The featured speaker will be John Gregg, former Democratic State Representative.

Tickets cost $20. For ticket information, call Vickie Lawhorn at 812-201-2811.


The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast Saturday, April 9, from 7-11 a.m.

The menu will consist of biscuits, gravy, pancakes, eggs, bacon and sausage.

Class scheduled

The Brazil Public Library will host a Beginner's Hand Embroidery class at 2 p.m., Monday, April 11.

Pre-registration of $2 is required and those interested in attending must pre-register by April 6.

Basic embroidery stitches will be taught during the event.

In addition, those attending will learn how to enhance their crafts, personal gifts or keepsakes.

For more information, call 448-1981.

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