The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Those interested in being considered as a candidate for the school board position being vacated by Dottie King should contact Clay Community School Board President Rob Miller at 812-236-2955 or Mindy Godsey at 443-4461 Ext. 1808, by June 20.
Candidates must 21-year-old, and a resident of Clay Community Schools District III, which includes Dick Johnson Township, Van Buren Township, Jackson Township in Parke County and Brazil Precinct 5.
The main office at Northview High School will be open Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 27-July 25.
Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these hours.
The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 26.
Clay County Schools has announced summer hours for its Central Office, located at 9750 N. Crawford St., Knightsville.
Through July 25, office hours are Monday-Thursday, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays.
During the week that includes the 4th of July holiday, the office will be closed Monday, July 4, but will reopen Tuesday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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 email@example.com.
Members of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee are currently undergoing a photography project involving valley cemeteries.
The committee is creating a database for family researchers to use free of charge. Currently, they have nearly completed taking photographs of cemetery headstones in Vigo County and are now working on cemeteries in Clay County.
Restlawn and Harmony cemeteries were recently photographed.
The committee is looking for information on any unmarked burials in the cemeteries.
Those with information regarding unmarked burials in the two cemeteries are urged to contact Tamie Dehler at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 812-460-1230.
A local non-profit exchange program is inviting local Brazil families to host international exchange students for the 2011-12 school year.
The teenage students come from more than 30 countries and will attend local high schools. The students have their own spending money and insurance. Host families are responsible for meals, a place to sleep and a nurturing environment.
The STS Foundation will have a local coordinator who will supervise the student and support the family throughout the school year.
For more information, call Sheree Perfetti at 219-696-6433, or e-mail email@example.com.
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.
The Clay County Health Department has free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products available.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021.
Due to road repairs at the intersection of Pinckley Street and State Road 59, Pinckley Street, from SR 59 to Edgewood Drive, will be closed June 20.
For more information, call 443-2221.
The Lady Volunteers of the Staunton Community Center will conduct a community dinner at the center today.
The menu will consist of ham and beans, potatoes, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade.
The dinner will begin at 4 p.m., and conclude at 7 p.m.
Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.
The Carbon Historical Chapel will host singing duo Jeff Bridgewater and twin sister Julie Maurey today.
A pitch-in dinner has been scheduled for 6 p.m., with entertainment starting at 7 p.m.
The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club will meet Saturday at Sister's Antique Coffee Bar, beginning at 8 a.m.
The featured speaker will be WTHI-News 10 Chief Meteorologist David Wire.
Wire graduated from Indiana State University and Mississippi State University. He is a Clay County resident.
Past members are encouraged to attend as well as the general public.
A buffet breakfast will also be available.
The Wesley Chapel Food Bank will be open Saturday, from 9 a.m.-noon.
Music night will take place Saturday at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
Doors open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7.
All are invited.
Sandwiches and pie will be available for purchase.
For more information, call 448-1971.
Food and the Blues!
Clay County Search and Rescue will host a "BBQ and Blues" fundraiser at the Forest Park Pavilion Saturday.
The event will begin at 6 p.m., and end at 8, and will feature live music by Dicky James and the Blue Flames.
Cost is $6, which includes a dinner of barbecue, two sides and a drink. Children ages 10-under eat for free.
A free concert begins at 7 p.m. Door prizes and corn hole games will also be set up.
Advance tickets are currently on sale at the following locations in Brazil: Harris Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank, First Financial Bank East Branch and Highway 40 Furniture.
For more information, call Terry Eaglin at 605-2437 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Republicans To Meet
The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, June 20, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
The guest speaker will be businessman and candidate for governor, Jim Wallace.
All are invited to attend.
Democrats To Meet
The Clay County Democrats' regular meeting will be Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m., at Sisters Antique Coffee Bar.
Terry White, Democrat candidate in Indiana's 8th congressional district, will be at the meeting to speak and answer questions.
Dave Crook, also from District 8, plans to attend the meeting.
The Democrats are planning a hog roast, which will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion June 25, between 4-7 p.m.
Tickets are $5 and children 12-under will be allowed to eat for free.
Angel Food orders may be picked up Saturday, June 25, at Eastside Christian Church.
The Clay County Republican Club will host a breakfast at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, Saturday, June 25, at 9 a.m.
The topic of the breakfast will be one of the hot topics facing the nation -- the federal budget.
Those attending will learn what is going on in the Budget Committee with the debate. Congressman Marlin Stutzman, member of the Budget Committee, will discuss the budget and other issues facing the nation.
The breakfast will consist of a buffet of breakfast casserole, pancakes, fruit and drinks. Cost is $5.