The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Staunton Meeting Moved
The Staunton Town Council has moved its meeting for the month of May.
The council will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center.
Donations In Need
Anyone wanting to donate clothing or anything for the Flake family, who lost their home April 27, to fire, may bring it to 315 E. Oak St., Brazil. The residents of this home will contact the Flake family for arrangements to get the items to them.
Currently, in need are men's pants, size 36-by-36, women's pants, sizes 13 and 18, boy's pants, size 8, shirts (two extra-large for both men and women) and large and extra-large shirts for a teenage female, as well as large or medium shirts for boys. In addition undergarments are needed as well.
The family is also in need of furnishings, such as beds, mattresses and more. All donations are greatly appreciated.
In addition, the family is asking anyone in the community with new or used lumber to call Brazil City Hall at 443-2221.
The family has plans to rebuild the home at the site, located at 503 W. Kruzan St., Brazil.
Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham is organizing ways to deliver the lumber to the family.
Clay Community School officials moved the date for the anti-bullying summit, planned for May 3, 2012. Officials say they want to postpone the summit for after the start of school this fall. Further details will be released in late July or early August.
Optimists Selling Flags
The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club is selling 3-by-5 American and State of Indiana flags for $8 each.
For further information, call 446-8495 or 812-249-0850.
Park Roads Closing
Some roads in Forest Park will be closed during the Subway/Rotary/Riddell Healthy Kids Fun Run practices and upcoming race.
Fuqua and Center streets will be closed at King Street. In addition, parts of Nabuca Drive, Bonnie Miller Drive, Tobe Sutherlin Lane and Jesse Pitts Drive will be closed.
The park will remain open and all sections will be accessible but may require alternate routes.
Dates and times for closure include 6 p.m., May 7, 10, 14 and 17.
On race day, Saturday, May 19, the roads will be closed from approximately 8 a.m.-noon.
The Clay County Election Office recently announced the following dates for early voting hours, which will take place in the Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse:
* Through May 4 (Monday-Friday) -- 8-11 a.m., noon-4 p.m.,
* Saturday, April 28 -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
* Saturday, May 5 -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and
* Monday, May 7 -- 8 a.m.-noon.
The Brazil City Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter.
Application packets may be picked up at the fire department from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. All completed applications must be turned into the office of the Fire Chief no later than 5 p.m., May 4.
Applicants must be 18-years-old and less than 36-years-old, and have a high school diploma or proof of a G.E.D. equivalent, a valid driver's license and the ability to pass the agility, aptitude, physical and mental testing requirements.
The Brazil Lions Club is currently accepting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donations through a recycling program.
Donation boxes have been set up at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, or The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil.
For further information, call 448-3100.