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Community Notes

Sunday, November 25, 2012

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

Meeting Dates Changed

The Harmony Town Council will conduct its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Harmony Community Center.

The last meeting of the month will take place Friday, Dec. 28, at the conclusion of the annual Christmas dinner for council and board members.

There will be no meeting in January 2013.

The first meeting for 2013 will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the community center.


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.

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 info@claycountychamber.org.

Cost is $10 per person and may be payable at the door.

For further information, call 448-8457.

Special Meeting

The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a special meeting Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

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


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.

Public Meeting

The Posey Township Trustee will conduct a public meeting in the Trustee's office Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at 7 p.m., to readopt the 2013 budget.

Holiday Bazaar

A holiday bazaar will be sponsored by Friends of Holy Rosary Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Schelley Hall, United States 40, east of the stoplight in Seelyville.

Baked goods and a variety of vendors will be available for holiday shopping.

Vendors include Watkins, Avon, Donna Sharp, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Rada, fused glass jewelry and more.

For further information, call 812-878-6871.

Food Giveaway

The Church of Our Lord Jesus will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Dec. 1, from 1-3 p.m.

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

For more information, call 446-3110.

Home Tour

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.

Historical Society Meeting

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Dec. 3, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Jim Albright, author of the book, "Last Guard Out."

The program will focus on Albright's time as a prison guard at Alcatraz.

The public is welcome to attend.

Committee Meeting

Clay Community Schools Central Curriculum Committee will meet Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m., at Clay Community Schools Central Administration Office.

Items on the agenda include a review and vote on high school new course proposals, course changes and discussion related to the adoption of new elementary reading textbooks.

For more information, call 443-4461 Ext. 1181 or e-mail knustk@clay.k12.in.us.

Blood Drive

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.

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