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Community Notes

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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

Literacy Program

Adults who cannot read or would like to improve their reading are invited to visit private tutors through the Clay County Adult Literacy Program.

The program is free and is set up at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil.

For more information regarding the program, call 446-1331. A tutor will contact those calling.

Water Restrictions

The Town of Center Point is asking all water customers to implement a self-regulated, voluntary water restriction and begin conservation measures.

According to town officials, precautionary measures are requested due to the weather and present demands to the town's water system.

No Burning

Due to extreme weather conditions, the Harmony Town Council is asking all residents to not conduct any outside burning until further notice.

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.

Board Of Public Works To Meet

The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

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

NHS Freshmen Orientation

Freshmen orientation for students at Northview High School will take place Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Students and parents will receive information, schedules and locker assignments and have an opportunity to tour the school.

For more information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1208.

Meeting Set

A regular meeting of the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

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

Commissioners To Meet

The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday, Aug. 9, at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.

For further information, call 446-2517.

Breakfast!

The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11.

All are welcome to attend.

Car Show

Harrison College, 1378 S. State Road 46, Terre Haute, will conduct a Cruise-In For Diabetes event Sunday, Aug. 12, from 1-4 p.m.

All proceeds raised will be donated to the American Diabetes Association.

Registrations will be accepted from noon-2 p.m., the day of the event at a cost of $15.

The first 50 registrants will receive a commemorative plaque and goodie bag.

Awards will be presented in 12 different categories.

The public is invited to attend the event at no cost.

For more information, call 812-877-2100.

Program Scheduled

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "Researching Your Home's History," Monday, Aug. 13.

The program will be presented by Tina Coplan at the Vigo County Public Library.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with the presentation running from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The program is free to the public.

For further information, log on to www.inwvgs.org.

Park Board Sets Meeting

The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board will conduct a meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

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

Library Adult Program

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Lynsey Lunsford will be at the Brazil Public Library for a presentation Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m.

Lunsford will discuss how people can translate their vision for retirement into tangible goals.

Whether they are 10 or 40 years away from retirement, people will learn investment strategies they may use now to help design the retirement they desire for the future.

The presentation will be free and open to the public.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Time For A Festival!

The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival will take place Aug. 23-25, in Bowling Green.

The festival will kick off Thursday, Aug. 23, with a ribeye dinner, and close Saturday, Aug. 25, with entertainment provided by the Center Point Family Band and James Family Singers, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Baby Contest

The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival Baby Contest is scheduled to take place Saturday, Aug. 25.

The contest will begin at 9:30 a.m. Check-in time is 9 a.m.

Categories include newborn to 6 months, 7-months to 1-year, and 13-months to 2-years.

The contest is limited to Clay County and Bowling Green addresses only.

Little Miss Contest Scheduled

The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival Little Miss Contest will take place Saturday, Aug. 25.

The contest will begin at 10 a.m., and take place under the Community Building Awning.

The contest is for children ages 4-6. Check-in time is 9:45 a.m.

The annual Toddler Contest will also take place at 9:45 a.m. It is geared for children ages 2-3.

Check-in time is 9:30 a.m.

The contests are limited to Clay County and Bowling Green addresses only.

Chamber Of Commerce To Meet

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's next monthly meeting will take place Aug. 28, at noon, at The Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil.

Senate candidate, Republican Richard Mourdock, will be the guest speaker.

For more information, call 448-8457 or e-mail info@claycountychamber.org.



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