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Community Notes

Friday, September 14, 2012

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

Trash Notice

The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times it will be a day behind on trash pickup during the week of Oct. 8.

For further information, call 448-8501.


The Brazil Lions Club is conducting its annual rose sale through Oct. 7.

Roses are being sold to raise funds to support community projects.

Roses are in a vase and are $18 per dozen. They are available in several colors (red and whatever other color we receive). Attempts to honor requests will be made, but there is no guarantee.

The organization will also have a booth at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County where it will sell roses in addition to collecting old pairs of glasses and hearing aids.

Roses will be picked up or delivered Oct. 19.

For further information, call 812-986-2668.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to take veterans in the community to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, or to one of their Community Based Outpatient Clinics.

Those interested are encouraged to contact Michael R. Holland, Clay County Veterans Service Office, at 448-9015.

Cub Scout Notice

Cub Scout Pack 45 meets regularly on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m., at the Family Worship Center, located on County Road 425 West.

For more information, call 448-2395.

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.

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:

* Nov. 20 -- At the Posey Township Fire House.

Republican Club Meeting

The Clay County Republican Club will host its monthly meeting at its new headquarters, located in the Kroger Plaza, Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller.

All are invited to the meeting.

Light refreshments will be served.


House of Hope, 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8 a.m.-noon.

Cost is a $5 donation per person served.

The pancake batter will be provided by IHOP.

Platters will also include eggs, sausage, coffee, juice, milk and pastries.

All donations will go toward the needs of the ministry.

Open House

Weight Watchers, located at Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute, is hosting a Lose for Good Open House Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to local food banks.

The open house will include refreshments, zumba and yoga instructors available and a regular meeting, as well as a special panel of people who have lost weight, who will explain how they did it.

Fun With Fishing!

The Brazil City Parks and Recreation Department will host the 8th Annual Fishing Fun Day this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9-11 a.m. The event will take place in Craig Park in Brazil.

The event is free to all kids ages 16-and-under and to adults ages 66-and-over. Adults age 17 to 65 may fish if they have a current Indiana fishing license. All kids 10-and-under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m.

Pork Chops!

The Fontanet Action Community Team will sponsor a pork chop dinner Saturday, Sept. 15.

The event will take place from 3-7:30 p.m., at the Fontanet Community Center.

Freewill donations will be accepted.

Family Fun Day!

Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., will conduct its District 7 Family Fun Day Saturday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m., at the Sandborn Park and Community Building, Sandborn.

Residents wanting to attend are asked to RSVP by Sept. 7. To register, call the Clay County office at 446-2521.

Clay City Open House

Clay City Jr./Sr. High School will conduct an Open House Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The purpose of the event is to give parents, grandparents, community members and stakeholders a chance to see what is going on at the school and in its classroom.

The EEL Corps will provide a short presentation in the auditeria at 5:30 p.m. All are invited to visit classrooms and teachers on their own from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is no set schedule.

Sept. 17 is also the evening for the annual "Volley For The Cure," volleyball game pitting the Clay City Eels against the Northview Knights.


Alpha Omega Alpha Alumnae of the Delta Theta Tau Sorority will celebrate its 75th birthday Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with an open house at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.

Ladies in the community who have a MAL membership or who dropped in good standing are welcome to join the active and alumnae members in observing the birthday.

Volunteer Meeting

Brazil Main Street, Inc., will conduct a meeting for those interested in participating as volunteers for the A Night at the Museum event. The meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 6-9 p.m., in the basement of the Historical Society Museum. The group still needs a number of volunteers, especially male volunteers. For more information, contact Megan Hawkins at 812-229-8189.

Housing Meeting

The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 20, at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.

Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale Sept. 19, from 4-7 p.m., and Sept. 20-22, and Sept. 27-29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The event will take place in the garage across the street from the library.

Many different books will be available.

For further information, call 443-5871.

Craft Time

Interested children are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m., to make six beautiful, quick and easy paper flowers for any occasion.

Cost for the event is $3, and those attending must pre-pay and pre-register.

For more information, call 448-1981.


The annual Clay County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place Friday, Sept. 21, at Forest Park Golf Course.

A shotgun start at 1 p.m., is planned, with lunch scheduled for noon.

Cost to register is $50 per person or $200 per team. Those interested in participating should send registration and checks payable to Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 535 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

For further information, call the Chamber at 448-8457 or e-mail info@claycountychamber.org.

Dinner Time!

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will conduct a dinner Friday, Sept. 21, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center.

The menu will consist of beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dinner rolls, coffee, tea and lemonade.

Desserts will also be available at an additional cost of $1 each.

Cost to attend the event is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.

Coffee Talk

The Rotary Club of Brazil will host Coffee and Club Talk Friday, Sept. 21, from 6-7 p.m., at the Brazil Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting.

The topic of the meeting will be "New Generations."

The first regular cup of coffee will be free courtesy of the Rotary Club of Brazil.

Show Time!

The Community Theatre of Clay County will present, "Into the Woods," Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22.

The shows will include a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by the performances at 7:15.

Tickets are $25 for individual shows. Season tickets are $100 each and include four dinner shows and one dessert show.

To purchase tickets, call Lisa Beyers at 442-6909.


The Brazil Kiwanis will host a pancake breakfast Saturday, Sept. 22, from 7 a.m.-noon, at the V.F.W. Post No. 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil.

Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Children 3-under will be admitted free.

All proceeds will benefit the Riley Children's Hospital.

The annual K-Day Parade will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 1 p.m.

'Family Bash'

The Vigo County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will conduct "Family Bash on the Wabash," Sept. 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The event will include a silent auction, food, children's activities, entertainment and more.

"Family Bash on the Wabash," is open to the public to promote awareness of Vigo County's CASA mission, "being a powerful voice in a child's life through dedicated volunteers like you."

For more information, e-mail Vigo County CASA Volunteer Rachel Car at djtch7@gmail.com.


The Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, will host a Euchre Tournament Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Those interested in competing will have to pay $5 to enter the tourney. All proceeds will go to the senior center van.

Snacks will be offered during the tournament and an Ice Cream Social will take place following the event.

The Lucky Euchre Club is sponsoring the event.

For more information, call 448-8848.

Fall Festival!

The Center Point Fall Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m.

Several events will take place throughout the evening. The festival will conclude with a street dance with music provided by DJ Milo Miller.

A meal will take place. Freewill donations will be accepted for the meal.

For information on setting up a vending area, call 812-835-2161.

Banking Presentation

The Brazil Public Library is inviting the community to hear representatives from First Financial Bank present, "Online Banking Without Fear," Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 10:30 a.m.

RSVPs are required. Call 448-1981 to reserve a seat or for additional information.

Chamber To Meet

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will meet Tuesday, Sept. 25, at noon, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil.

The guest speaker will be Bryan Jackson of Tech Haute, who will discuss the benefits of social media.

Cost is $10 per person, payable at the door.

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

Open House

Cumberland Academy will have an open house Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 5:30-7 p.m. Students and families are invited to meet teachers and staff at Cumberland Academy. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.

Craft Time!

The Brazil Public Library is inviting youth ages 7-under to a make and take craft event Thursday, Sept. 27.

Youth may stop in between the hours of 6-7 p.m., to make and take a pumpkin wind sock craft.

The event is free and open to the public.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Chicken Dinner!

The Northview High School Band Boosters will host Nelson's Famous Barbecue Chicken Friday, Sept. 28, from 4-7 p.m., prior to the NHS varsity football game.

Dinner seating will be available on the school parking lot or in the school cafeteria.

Cost will be $8.50, which will include one-half of a barbecued chicken, baked beans, potato salad, rolls and a drink.

For ticket information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1257. Walk-ups and takeout dinners will be available.

Food Giveaway

The Church of our Lord Jesus will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1-3 p.m.

The event will take place at the church, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil.

For more information, call 446-3110.

'Night At The Museum'

Brazil Main Street will host Night at the Museum on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 6-9 p.m., at the Clay County Historical Society Museum. The event will feature reinactments of local historical figures and a tour of the museum itself.

The event will also have a showing of the movie "Night at the Museum" outside once the sun has set. Participants are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair for the movie. Popcorn will be served. The event is free and open to everyone.

Meeting Rescheduled

The Harmony Town Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 9, instead of Tuesday, Oct. 2, due to other town business.

Meetings take place at the Harmony Community Center at 7 p.m.

Low Vision Expo

The third Low Vision Expo, in honor of White Cane Day, will take place at the V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, Oct. 17.

The event, hosted by the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the WILL Center, will begin at 10:30 a.m., and is open to the public.

Several speakers will be on hand, including a mobility trainer, eye specialist, members of Easter Seals, local fire department officials and more.

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call 442-5171 or 812-231-1384.

Bake Sale

The Sisters of Providence will conduct a bake sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, in the hallway outside of the Gift Shop at Providence Center, located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Cookies, pies, breads, candy, jellies, cakes and more will be available.

All proceeds will benefit the sisters' ministries.

The Gift Shop will also be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

For more information, call 812-535-2947 or 1-866-996-2947.

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