The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
The Clay County Local Emergency Planning Committee will conduct its regular 2012 meetings prior to the Clay County Fire Chief's Association at 6 p.m., with the chief's meetings at 7 p.m., during the following dates:
* Aug. 21 -- At the Van Buren Fire House, and
* Nov. 20 -- At the Posey Township Fire House.
In The Mail
Report cards for students at North Clay Middle School will be mailed out by Thursday, May 31.
For additional information, call the school at 448-1530.
The Brazil Public Library will host a make and take craft event for youth ages 7-under at the library Thursday, May 31.
Youth may stop by the library between 6-7 p.m., to make a silly grass head.
For further information, call 448-1981.
The 85th Calcutta Cemetery Memorial Service for veterans and those who have passed away this year will be Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m., at the cemetery, located on North County Road 200 East (Harmony Road), just north of the railroad tracks.
McKinley Hill Church of Christ Pastor Rick Thomas will give the message. In addition, music will be provided by members of the church.
The Clay County Historical Society will meet June 4, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum.
The guest speaker will be Terre Haute resident Joy Sacapulos.
The Clay County Health Department is sponsoring an informational meeting for all area businesses June 5, from 7-8:30 p.m., regarding Indiana becoming a smoke-free state and how to transition into a smoke-free environment.
The meeting will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, located on Kruzan Street, Brazil. The law takes affect July 1.
The Indiana Blood Center will host three blood drives in June in Clay County.
The following are the locations of the blood drives, including date and times:
* June 7 -- Clay County Sheriff's Department, 1:30-6:30 p.m.,
* June 11 -- Holly Hill, 10 a.m.-noon, and
* June 16 -- Annunciation Church, 9 a.m.-noon.