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Community Notes

Tuesday, November 1, 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 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 begins Friday.

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

Picking Up Leaves

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

* Week 1 -- North East Section, through Friday,

* 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.

Property Tax Reminder

The second installment of Clay County property taxes are due Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.

Normal business hours for the Clay County Treasurer's Office are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The office will extend its hours on the following days:

* Saturday, Nov. 5 -- 8 a.m.-noon, and

* Wednesday, Nov. 9 -- 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tax payments will also be accepted at the following Clay County bank branches: First Financial Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank and Riddell National Bank.

For further information, call 448-9009.

Workshop Scheduled

The Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution will host a genealogy workshop Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Clay County Genealogy Library, located on Main Street in Center Point.

The workshop is free, but reservations would be appreciated.

For further information, call Jodi Lohrman at 443-3003.

5K Challenge

The Goose Poop 5K Challenge will take place Saturday, 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.

Book Fair

St. Vincent Clay Hospital will host a Book Fair Monday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the front lobby of the hospital.

Books and gifts will discounted 30-70 percent off.

Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, cash and checks will be accepted.

Meeting Set

The Clay County 4-H Council will conduct its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

All are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 448-9041.

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.

Meeting Rescheduled

The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board has changed its November meeting date.

The board will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

Youth Craft

The Brazil Public Library will host a youth craft for children 7-under Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-7:30 p.m.

The craft, painting a wooden Christmas ornament, will be free and open to the public.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Special Visit

The Brazil Public Library will host a presentation Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m.

Laser Art Studio representatives Ray and Mary Staub will discus Epilog Laser and help paint old-fashioned wooden Christmas ornaments.

The event is free and open to the public, but those interested in attending are required to pre-register.

For further information, call 448-1981.

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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