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Community Notes

Sunday, October 23, 2011

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


A few openings remain to work at the polls on Election Day, Nov. 8.

For those interested in being a poll worker, call the Clay County Election Office at 448-9023, by noon, Tuesday, Oct. 25.

In addition, the 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).


The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for a full-time officer.

Applicants must be 21-years-old, but not yet 36, in addition to having a clean driving record with no felony arrests.

All applicants must be physically fit and will go through a testing period.

The application period ends Friday, Nov. 4.

Applications may be picked up at the police department, 22 S. Washington S., Brazil, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Park Closed

Due to inclement weather conditions, the opening of Harmony Park, set for Saturday, Oct. 22, was delayed.

Playground construction will be finished as soon as weather permits.

Meeting Set

The Clay County Council will conduct a special meeting Monday, Oct. 24, at 9 a.m., for the following purpose:

* Additional Appropriations,

* Approval of job descriptions, and

* Amended salary ordinances.

The meeting will take place in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse.

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 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.

Council To Meet

A public hearing of the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Council Chambers.

The budget and general business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Meeting Set

A regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works will take place at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.


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.


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 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.

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.

Scary Pancake

The IHOP restaurant in Terre Haute will offer children 12-under a free scary face pancake as part of its "No Tricks -- Just Treats," program designed to provide children with a safe and fun Halloween event.

The event will take place from 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28.

The "design-your-own" Scary Face Pancake includes an oversized buttermilk pancake with a whipped topping mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini Oreo cookies and candy corn on the side to allow children to create their own pancake.

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.

Chili Fundraiser

The American Legion Riders will conduct a chili fundraiser for past, present and future veterans Saturday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the V.F.W. Post 1127, Brazil.

One crockpot of chili is all it will take to enter the fundraiser in addition to a $5 registration fee.

Judging will begin at noon.

After judging is concluded, cost for all-you-can-eat chili will be $2.

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