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Community Notes

Sunday, October 28, 2012

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

Leaf Pickup

Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December.

The following is the schedule for leaf pickup:

* Nov. 5-9 -- Southwest section of the city will be picked up,

* Nov. 13-16 -- Southeast section of the city will be picked up,

* Nov. 19-21 -- Additional piles will be picked up,

* Nov. 26-30 -- Northeast section of the city will be picked up, and

* Dec. 3-7 -- Northwest section of the city will be picked up.

For additional information, call 448-8501.

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.

Early Voting

Early voting for the 2012 election will begin in October.

The following is a list of times and dates for early voting, as provided by the Clay County Election Office:

* Oct. 29-Nov. 2 (Monday through Friday), 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-6 p.m.,

* Saturday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and

* Monday, Nov. 5 (the last day for early voting), 8 a.m.-noon.

All early voting may take place at the Clay County Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse (room 211).

Voter registration must be postmarked no later than Oct. 9, 2012.

Online (at IndianaVoters.com) must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Oct. 9, 2012.

Absentee applications are due by Oct. 29, 2012.

Traveling Board applications are due by noon, Nov. 5, 2012.

Open House

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will conduct a free open house Nov. 1, at 8:30 a.m., at the YMCA of Clay County.

All males and females are welcome.

Waffle Brunch

The Owen County Art Guild will host a Belgian Waffle Brunch Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost is $5 per meal.

The meal will include the waffle, choice of toppings and beverages.

The event will take place at 199 W. Cooper St., Spencer.

All proceeds will go to the building fund.

Bereavement Meeting

The Clay County Bereavement Support Group will conduct a meeting for anyone, no matter where they are in their grief journey, Monday, Nov. 5, from 10-11:30 a.m.

The meeting will take place at Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil.

The VNA Hospice of the Wabash Valley and French Family are co-sponsoring the meeting.

For further information, call 446-2206.

Parent Support Meeting

The Clay County Parent Bereavement Support Group will conduct a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil.

VNA Hospice of the Wabash Valley and the French Family are co-sponsoring the meeting.

For further information, call 446-2206.


St. John's Church of Christ will have a soup and sandwich supper Friday, Nov. 9.

Barbecue, hot dogs, coney dogs, chili, chicken and noodles, ham and beans, cornbread and homemade desserts will be available from 5-7 p.m.

A bazaar/auction will follow at 7 p.m., with homemade quilted wall hangings, baby, quilt crafts, candies, holiday decorations and numerous other items.

St. John's Church of Christ is located on State Road 42 approximately five miles east of the intersection with State Road 59.

Quilt Show scheduled

The Union United Methodist Women will host their second quilt show Nov. 10, at Union United Methodist Church, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission is $1.

A baked potato bar will be available for a freewill donation, with pie and coffee costing $1 each.

There will be several items available for silent auction.

Quilts are currently being accepted for the exhibition.

There is no charge to exhibit a quilt.

Entry forms may be obtained by calling 812-241-8225.

Cory Zion Church Turkey Supper

The Cory Zion Church will have its 27th annual Turkey Supper Saturday, Nov. 10, beginning at 4 p.m., and concluding at 8 p.m.

The cost of the dinner is a freewill offering.

There will be a delivery service available for the Cory, Clay City, Center Point, Saline City and Riley areas.

Anyone wanting this service should call the church at 812-864-2720.

The church is located three miles south of Cory from State Road 46 or three miles west of State Road 59.

Everyone is invited to attend the event.

Women's Club To Meet

The Christian Women's Club of Terre Haute is inviting all to its "Love Is Sharing" luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the MCL Meeting Room, located in the Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute.

Cost is $3. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

The speaker for the event is Hinsdale, Ill., resident Terri Schmitt, who will also provide special music at the luncheon.

The special feature will be a fall fundraiser bake sale.

Reservations are necessary by Friday, Nov. 9, with cancellations essential by 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11.

For more information, call 812-234-7388 or 812-235-4361.

Genealogical Meeting Moved

The November meeting for the Clay County Genealogical Society has been changed to Nov. 13, at 1 p.m., at the Genealogy Library in Center Point.

The slate of officers for the upcoming year will be presented.

All members are asked to attend.

Craft Time at the library!

Those interested are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m., to make a winter snowman globe.

Those wishing to attend must pre-register and pre-pay by Nov. 9.

Cost to attend is $5. The event is open to the public.

For further information, call the library at 448-1981.

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.

Bake Sale set for Nov. 18

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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