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Community Notes

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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

Election Reminders

The Clay County Election Office recently stated absentee application deadlines for the following:

* Voting by Mail -- Monday, Oct. 31 (by midnight), and

* Voting by Traveling Board -- Monday, Nov. 7 (at noon).

Park Closed

Due to new playground construction, the Harmony Park will be closed through Saturday.

Lunch will be served.

Street Closing

Brazil City officials have said Jackson Street, from Alabama to Harrison streets, will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for Red Ribbon Day.

For more information, call 443-2221.

Picking Up Leaves

The City of Brazil leaf pickup this year will be as follows:

* Week 1 -- North East Section Oct. 1-Nov. 4,

* Week 2 -- North of United States 40 and west of State Road 59 to Deer Creek Nov. 7-11,

* Week 3 -- South of U.S. 40 and east of SR 59 to Edgewood Nov. 14-18, and

* Week 4 -- South of U.S. 40 and west of SR 59.

There will be one pass only.

Those interested should call 448-8501 to be put on the pickup list.

Meeting Set

The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting today, at 1 p.m., to consider job descriptions for the Clay County Courthouse.


The Purdue Extension Office will offer three sessions of "Where Does Your Money Go," sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Clay County.

The sessions take place today, and Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m., at the Purdue Extension Office at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

All three sessions are free and open to the public.

Those planning to attend should call 448-9041 to register.


Those wanting to learn more about paranormal research, ghost hunting and the equipment used are invited to the Brazil Public Library today, at 6 p.m.

Indiana Ghost Tech will be at the library presenting the program.

Indiana Ghost Tech is a paranormal research group based in Terre Haute.

The group was founded by Trent and Jennifer Forbes in 2008 and has expanded to a group of investigators who wish to further the research and understanding of the paranormal.

The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Coffee Talk

The Rotary Club of Brazil will host its monthly Coffee and Club Talk event Friday, from 6-7 p.m., at the Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop.

The public is welcome to attend the event.

The first regular cup of coffee is free, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Brazil.

This month's topic will be Rotary International World Polio Day, set for Oct. 23, and will include news about the aggressive battle closing in on the disease.

Shot Clinic

The Clay County Humane Society annual fall shot clinic will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, at the Forest Park Pavilion.

All vaccinations cost $10.

Rabies, five-way, three-way and kennel cough shots will be offered.


The Fontanet Soup and Sandwich Dinner will take place Saturday, from 4-8 p.m., at the Fontanet Community Center.

Desserts and drinks will also be part of the meal.

There is no cost for the dinner, but donations will be welcome. All donations will go to the Nevins Township Fontanet Action Community Team (F.A.C.T.).

For more information, call Linda Wills at 812-877-3572.

Meeting Set

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce October luncheon will take place Tuesday, Oct. 25, at noon, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

The monthly speaker will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Wallace.

For more information or to RSVP for the event, call 448-8457.

Polling Training

Poll worker training for the upcoming Municipal Election will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Clay Superior Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse.

The courtroom is located on the second floor of the courthouse.

Attendance is mandatory in order to work the polls on Election Day, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8.

For further information, call the Clay County Election Office at 448-9023.

Halloween Crafts!

The Brazil Public Library will host a Halloween craft event Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Children ages 8-older are invited to the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to make a craft stick witch.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 448-1981.


The Brazil Public Library will host Pumpkin Craft Thursday, Oct. 27.

Children ages 7-under are welcome to the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to cut, color and glue a pumpkin craft.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Trunk or Treat!

Trunk or Treat will take place Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion.

Approximately 15 vehicles will be set up offering messages from the Bible and treats for children and their families.

The event is sponsored by First Christian Church, Christ Community Church, McKinley Hill Church, The Family Worship Center and Berea Christian Church

Dinner Time!

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 28.

Ham and beans, cornbread and fried potatoes will be served, as well as coffee, tea and lemonade.

Serving will be from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out.

Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.

All proceeds go to benefit the Staunton Community Center.

5K Challenge

The Goose Poop 5K Challenge will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Hawthorn Park, Terre Haute.

The kids' race will begin at 9 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and First Financial Bank.

For more information, call the United Way of the Wabash Valley at 812-235-6287 or log on to www.goosepoop.org to register.

Turkey Supper

The annual Cory Zion Church Turkey Supper will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m., at the Family Life Center next to the church.

Cost is a freewill offering.

Carry-out will be available and delivery will be in the Cory area.

Blood Drive

Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.

There will be a blood drive in Clay County in November.

The event will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at Annunciation Church.

For more information, call 1-800-632-4722 or log on to www.donorpoint.org.

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