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Community Notes

Sunday, May 22, 2011

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

Hydrant Flushing

The Brazil City Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing on the following days and locations:

* Monday -- Leavitt and Williams streets to Forest Avenue and White Rock Road,

* Tuesday -- Emerald Drive and Hunter Court to Forest Park Elementary,

* Wednesday -- Pinckley Street at Lamplight Manor to Knight and Belle streets, and

* Thursday -- Tower Road to Industrial Park Drive.

Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith said the schedule is tentative and residents may anticipate varying water pressure levels while flushing is in progress.

DVDs Available

DVDs of the Hoops for Hope basketball game, which took place March 7, at Northview High School, are currently available.

The DVD includes pictures and video of all the fun and entertainment provided by the basketball players, band, cheerleaders, dancers, contestants and more. The complete basketball game is also on the DVD.

There is approximately two hours of footage on the DVD.

Those interested in purchasing a copy of the DVD should contact Pat Krider at 448-2661, Ext. 1217.

Donations are the amount of choice for the purchaser and all donations will go to Relay For Life of Clay County.


The City of Brazil is setting up an e-mail notification system for water-related happenings, such as boil orders.

To sign up for the notification, contact the Water Office at 448-1539, or e-mail brazilwater@brazil.in.gov.

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: Monday, Thursday, 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 Wednesday, 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.

It's Back!

The return of country and western music is scheduled for the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.

The band Just Friends will entertain every other Saturday evening until the end of October.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the band will perform from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Admission is free and all are invited to attend. Line dancing will also be featured for those who wish to participate.

Sandwiches, drinks and desserts will be available for purchase.


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.

On Television

The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape from the May 19, meeting will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2:

* Monday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and

* Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.

Meeting Set

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's monthly meeting will take place at noon, Tuesday, at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Community Room.

Cost for lunch is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.

The speaker this month is Veronica Dougherty from Junior Achievements.

For more information, call 448-8457.

Tissue Flowers

The Brazil Public Library will conduct a program for children ages 10-18 Wednesday.

During the event, children will learn how to make tissue paper flowers.

Stop by the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to make a flower.

Cost for the program is $1.

For more information, call 448-1981.


On Thursday, May 26, the Brazil Public Library will conduct a program on flower collages.

The craft event will be available from 6-7:30 p.m. It is free for children ages 10-under.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Placing Flags

Members of the American Legion Post 2 will meet at the V.F.W. Post 1127 Thursday, at 6:30 p.m., to begin the process of placing flags on Veterans' graves within the city limits of Brazil in honor of Memorial Day.

Anyone in the outlining areas of Brazil who wishes to have flags placed on Veterans' graves should call new American Legion Commander Randy Kaelber at 812-251-3164.

Healthy Kids Day

The YMCA of Clay County will sponsor Healthy Kids Day Thursday, from 6:30-8 p.m.

Dodge ball, relay races, summer camp signups, basketball and more will be available. In addition, the Xarcade will be open.

All are welcome to participate in activities.

Attending families will have the option to enter a free raffle giveaway including items such as T-shirts, day passes and a free three-month membership.

For more information, call 442-6761.

Open House

The Coffee Grounds will conduct an official Open House Wednesday, June 1, from 1-3 p.m.

The event will take place in conjunction with the business' new location, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil.

Coffee and cookies will be available.

For more information, call 446-5282.


The Subway/Rotary Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run will take place Saturday, June 4, at 11 a.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion.

The event is for children ages 5-12. There will be eight practice sessions.

For more information, call 448-8725.

Truck Pull

The annual Saline City National Truck Pull and Swap Meet will take place Saturday, June 4.

Pulling is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m., with weigh-ins set from 2-5 p.m.

Cost to attend the event is $8. Children 10-under will be admitted free. There are a limited amount of bleachers so attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.

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