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Community Notes

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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


The Harmony Park will be closed Friday, June 29, for resurfacing.

The park will reopen Saturday morning and reservations will be honored as normal.

Trash Notice

Due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Wednesday this year, trash pickup in the City of Brazil will run one day behind schedule.

For example, the Wednesday pickup will take place Thursday, July 5, while the Thursday pickup will take place Friday, July 6.

New Group

The Scrapettes are proud to announce their new scrapbooking group.

They are asking anyone to come have fun with them, make new friends and preserve memories.

Cost is $5 per person and all money goes to the senior center for cost of use of the building.

Those ages 18-older are invited.

The meetings will take place during the last Saturday of each month at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.

For more information, call Diana Hody at 812-235-2114 or Miranda White at 812-420-2166.

Office Hours

The main office of Northview High School will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer from 8 a.m.-noon, beginning June 15 through July 23.

Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during those times.

The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 24.

For further information, call 448-2661.

Scheduled Meetings

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.

Health Tour

The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will visit the Rotary Club of Brazil's 4th of July Celebration Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The event will provide health tests, education and consulting services for free.

Summer Fest

The House of Hope will host a Summer Fest Saturday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m.

The event will feature live music, a bike cruise-in, a cookout and bake sale.

A $5 donation will cover each platter served and all donations will support the ministry.

The event will take place at the House of Hope, located at 5525 W. United States 40, west of Brazil.

Historical Society To Meet

The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, July 2, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker for the meeting will be Linda Moreau, who will discuss, "The History of Dolls."

Health Tour

The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will visit the Brazil Walgreens Monday, July 9, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The event will provide health tests, education and consulting services for free.

Association To Meet

McCullough Zion Gummere Cemetery Association will meet July 9, at 7 p.m., at Zion Church.

All interested persons should attend.

For more information, call Kenny Slater at 812-864-2354.

Meeting Date Changed

The Harmony Town Council has rescheduled its July 2012 meeting.

The meeting will take place Thursday, July 12, rather than July 3, due to the July 4 holiday.

All meetings take place at 7 p.m., in the Harmony Community Center.


Habitat for Humanity of Clay County, in conjunction with Kroger, will conduct the second Cruise-In Cruising with Kroger event, Saturday, July 14, in the Kroger parking lot.

The event will begin at 5 p.m., and conclude at 9.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase and door prizes will also be available.

There is no charge to enter a classic car, truck or motorcycle.

Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Clay County.

For further information, call Jonathan Herbert at 812-230-0640.

Blood Drive

Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.

During the month of July, the center will conduct a blood drive at the Clay County Beef Cattle Association, from 5:30-9 p.m., July 17.

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

Basketball Camp

The YMCA of Clay County, in conjunction with First Christian Church, will sponsor the Mega Sports Basketball Camp July 30-Aug. 3, from 6-8 p.m., each evening.

The event is offered to boys and girls entering into fifth- and sixth-grade.

Cost is $25, which includes a T-shirt, water bottle, sports cards and a Bible.

Registrations are due by July 16.

For further information, call Kaylee McCollum at 446-2214 Ext. 11.

Seminar to take place

The Carbon Post Office will host a free seminar, "A Simpler Way to Ship Your Online Items," Thursday, Sept. 22, at Carbon Town Hall, 14678 N. Locust St., Carbon.

The seminar will explain the online shopping process and help small businesses ship their items reliably and economically.

Speakers will include Postmaster Gloria Kruzan, Postmaster Relief Lynn Hughbanks and Fontanet Postmaster Kent Kadel.

Topics will include how to order free supplies, how to print labels online, how to save money with flat-rate packaging, how to request free package pickup, how to make returns trouble-free and more.

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