The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Those interested in taking part in the Brazil Police Department's annual "Shop With A Cop" event are encouraged to come to the police department to pick up an application.
Completed applications are due back to the department by Nov. 26.
Applications may be picked up seven days a week, from 8 a.m.-midnight.
For more information, call 446-2211.
Deck The Streets!
Brazil Main Street is hosting a contest called Deck the Streets of Brazil this holiday season.
Area businesses will decorate their windows for the holidays. Participants will have posters, donated by Justin Haulk and A+ Printing, in their windows and cans inside to collect votes.
Community members are encouraged to vote for their favorite storefront window by casting a vote inside the business.
Voting will take place from Nov. 12-23, ending at 5 p.m.
The winning business will be announced at the Christmas in the Park parade on Nov. 23.
The winner will receive a trophy to display in their window.
Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December.
The following is the schedule for leaf pickup:
* 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.
The Forest Park Golf Board will not meet Monday, Nov. 19.
Typically, the golf board meets on the third Monday of each month, at the Forest Park Clubhouse.
However, its next meeting will be Monday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m., at the clubhouse.
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.
Park Board Meeting
The Brazil Parks and Recreation board will meet for a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 8:30 a.m.
The board will meet in the Brazil City Hall council chambers.
The public is invited to attend.
The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 10:15 a.m., in the Commissioner's Courtroom, in the Clay County Courthouse, 609 E. National Ave., Brazil.
The purpose of the meeting is to open quotes for bridges 155, 14 and 225; discuss the Havel Maintenance contract, the emergency management GIS Grant, the United Consulting Engineer Signage contract, discuss a change order for bridge 1, and approve specs for the highway department truck.
Chamber To Meet
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday, Nov. 27, at noon, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center.
The guest speaker will be Jim Albright, a former worker at Alcatraz.
In June 1963, Albright was the last guard to escort the last inmate off the island.
To RSVP for the event, call 448-8457 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost is $10 per person and may be payable at the door.
For further information, call 448-8457.
The Clay County Redevelopment Commission has rescheduled its meeting for November.
The meeting will take place Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m., at the Clay County Commissioner's Courtroom.
The Brazil Elks Lodge 762 will host the Clay County Elks Hoop Shoot Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., at Eastside Elementary School.
Children interested in participating are asked to have their parents bring a copy of their birth certificate to help with paperwork needed for county winners who will compete in Rockville Jan. 20, 2013, at the District competition.
For further information, call 448-2171.
The annual Tri Kappa Home Tour will take place from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2.
Tickets are on sale and are $5 in advance. Tickets may be purchased at the main branch of Riddell National Bank.
The ticket price the day of the event will be $7.
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive in December in Clay County.
The event will take place Dec. 10, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Holly Hill.
Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, log on to www.donorpoint.org, or call 1-800-632-4722.
Clay County Day!
Clay County Day in Bradenton, Fla., will take place Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
The 34th reunion and luncheon will take place at PIER 22 Ballroom, formerly the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom.
Letters will be mailed to past attendees.
Due to the increase in postage, letters will not be sent to those who have not attended the past three years.
For more information, or to be added to the mailing list, call B.J. Hofmann at 812-239-9600.