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Community Notes

Monday, October 8, 2012

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

Heavy Trash Notice

The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that throughout the month of October, heavy trash pickup will take place.

The following will be days for routes:

* Wednesday route will be Oct. 19, and

* Thursday route will be Oct. 26.

For more information, call 448-8501.

Membership

The YMCA of Clay County will be promoting memberships throughout the month of October.

Throughout the month, the Y is waiving the joiners fee for new members.

It will also offer "Be A Good Friend," days which members may bring in friends to exercise without the friend having to purchase a day pass.

The dates are Oct. 5, 10, 16, 25 and 29.

Also, through the month, seniors (62-older) may get in to the Y by purchasing day passes on Mondays, men (19-61) are on Tuesdays and women (19-61) are on Wednesdays.

Families are Thursdays and young adults (14-19) are Fridays.

Girl Scout Notice

All girls in grades kindergarten through senior year are encouraged to join the Girl Scouts.

For further information, call Kendra Gearld at 812-236-6016.

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.

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.

Application Deadline

The deadline for Thanksgiving Basket applications is Oct. 19.

Applications may be picked up and dropped off at the Brazil Housing Authority, Department of Child Services, Hamilton Center, or at schools.

For further information, call 448-8801.

Recruitment

Anyone grades 1-5 interested in joining Cub Scout Pack 45 needs to register at the Cow Palace in Forest Park on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. Registration is $5. For more information, call 448-2395 or 605-9063.

Park Board To Meet

The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board will have its meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

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

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.

Board To Meet

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

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

Special Meeting

The Clay County Redevelopment Commission will conduct a special meeting at 6 p.m., Oct. 10, at the Clay County Courthouse Commissioner's Courtroom.

Council To Meet

A regular meeting of the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

The city budget hearing will take place during the meeting.

The public is welcome to attend.

Reelsville Breakfast!

The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7-11 a.m.

Special Meeting

The Clay County Sheriff's Merit Board will conduct a special meeting Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County Justice Center.

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.

Area blood drives set

The Indiana Blood Center will host two blood drives in Clay County throughout October.

The first event will take place from noon-3 p.m., Oct. 21, at St. John's United Church of Christ, Center Point.

The second drive will take place from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Oct. 26, at Clay City High School.

For more information, call 1-800-632-4722.

Shot Clinic rescheduled

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Clay County Humane Shelter will conduct its final shot clinic of the year Saturday, Oct. 27, from 1-4 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion.

All shots will be available and will cost $10, including rabies shots, for both cats and dogs.

In addition, shelter representatives said they would have spay-neuter vouchers at a cost of $20 each.

For additional information, call 446-5126.

Craft Fair set for Nov. 17

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 17, at the Staunton Community Center.

The event will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Spaces are available to rent.

Food will be available at the event, including traveling tacos, hot dogs, desserts and drinks.

Those interested in renting a space or for more information should call Anita Ave at 448-3023.



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