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Community Notes

Thursday, May 12, 2011

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

Street Closings

Parts of Nabuca Drive, Bonnie Miller Drive, Center Street and one service road in Forest Park will be closed at 6 p.m., for about 30 minutes, on the following dates: May 16, 19, 23, 26, and June 2.

The closures will be to provide safety for the runners in the Subway/Rotary Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run practices.

The roads will be closed again on race day, June 4, at 11 a.m., for about 30 minutes.

Park motorists should be aware of some inconvenience and allow enough time to reroute around the closed roads.

For more information, call 448-8725.

Scholarship Notice

The Clay County Beef Cattle Association is seeking to promote youth involvement in the beef industry.

Any 2010-11 high school junior or senior, or college freshman, involved in the beef industry is encouraged to complete an application for a monetary scholarship.

Applications are available at the Clay County Extension Office, from Brenda Culler by calling 495-6471 or from Becky Butt at 864-2276.

Applications are due to Culler or Butt by June 1.

Tutoring Offered

The Clay County Literacy Coalition will conduct free private tutoring sessions at the Brazil Public Library for adults who wish to improve their reading skills or would like to learn to read.

Pamphlets are currently available at various locations around the city.

Those wishing to take part in the sessions are urged to return the pamphlet to the Clay County Literacy Coalition, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

For more information, call 446-1331.

Dance! Dance!

The YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, will conduct a youth dance Friday.

The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Children should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade.

The dance will run from 8-10:30 p.m.

Cost to attend is $5 and concessions will be available.

For more information, call 442-6761.


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

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

Special Meeting

Students from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will be the featured guests at the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club meeting Saturday.

The meeting will begin at 8 a.m., and will take place at Sisters Coffee Bar, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil.

The students will present recent engineering projects accomplished throughout the school year.

All are invited to attend the meeting.

Golf Scramble

The first Frontier Communications Golf Scramble will take place Saturday, at the Forest Park Golf Course.

Entry fee is $65 per person. Lunch will take place at noon and tee time is set for 1 p.m.

The event has been set up as a fundraiser for the Clay County Youth League.

For more information, call Frontier at 442-1206, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Yard Sale

House of Hope, a Division of Mission Teens, Inc., will host its Giant Yard Sale Saturday.

Platters will be served from noon-6 p.m. The platters will include hamburger, hot dogs and two sides. A $5 donation will cover each person served.

For more information, call 446-1717.

Shot Clinic

The Clay County Humane Society will conduct a pet shot clinic from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, at the Forest Park Pavilion.

All shots are $10 each. For more information, call 446-5126.

Corn Hole Tournament

The Seelyville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a Corn Hole Tournament fundraiser Sunday.

Registration will begin at 1 p.m.

Cost is $10 per person. The fire department is located at 2277 N. Main St., Seelyville.

All proceeds will go to the Hoosier Burn Camp.

Open House

Clay Community Schools will conduct open houses at the six renovated elementary school buildings Sunday.

There will be an opening session at Northview High School in the school auditorium at 1 p.m.

Following the session and continuing until 3:30 p.m., patrons will be allowed to tour the following renovated elementaries: Clay City, East Side, Forest Park, Meridian, Staunton and Van Buren.

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