ON THE CALENDAR June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Purdue Extension will be hosting the first annual series on current and upcoming issues with plants, animals, and plant diseases in Indiana. This series will take place across three sessions; you can attend any session or all of them, it’s your choice!

Our first session will cover invasive plant species, the second invasive and native animals, and the final session plant pathogens and the diseases they cause. Bring questions! Our first date for the program is July 1st, so please RSVP by June 28th.

You can contact us about this program by calling 812-829-5020 or by emailing rfbruner@purdue.edu. As always, please let us know if you need any special accommodations. We look forward to seeing you there!

Purdue Extension is offering a seminar on cattle nutrition on June 26th between 10 a.m. and noon at the Clay County Extension office.

This program will host Dana Gadeken, extension educator and expert in cattle nutrition, who will be speaking on maximizing nutrient use and forage digestibility.

This program is free of charge, but we are asking that any interested participants please RSVP to the Clay County Extension office by June 24 so we can have an accurate headcount.

You can contact us about this program by calling 812-448-9041 or by emailing rfbruner@purdue.edu. As always, please let us know if you need any special accommodations. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Brazil High School Class of 1969 50th reunion will at Pappy’s Corral, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil, with Social time starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. Classmates and spouses of the Class of 1969 are invited to attend.

For more information, see the Brazil High School Class of 1969 Facebook page or call Susie Howard (812)446-8453, Lana Lucas, (812) 208-3450, Mike Stiffler (812) 251-6519 or Pam Ringo (812) 446-7946.

YMCA Day Camp in Clay County runs May 29th- August 2nd, Monday–Friday 6:00am-6: 00 pm for grades K-8. The camp will be located at Forest Park Elementary Camp May 29th - July 12th and at the Clay County YMCA July 15th- Aug 2nd.

The Christian Women’s Connection of Terre Haute invites you to their Summer Luncheon at 11 a.m., June 18, in the MCL meeting room at Meadows Shopping Center.

The message will be “Cheating Death” presented by Laurie Sternberg of Cincinnati.

Sharadeth Deeter of Clay City will provide music and Bob Baesler will be the special future. Please call Julie, (812) 234-7388 or Sherri, (812) 249-3084 for reservations.

There are jobs for veterans transitioning, military personnel, National Guard members, reserve members and spouses at a free hiring event at Lucas Oil Stadium Thursday, June 27 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The stadium is located at 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis. For more details, visit RecruitMilitary.com/Indianapolis or follow them on Facebook.

Brazil Public Library, Don’t forget on Wednesday, June 19 at 1:30 get your phones and cameras ready to join us to meet Skye and Chase from Paw Patrol.

On June 26 Brazil ‘s Police and Fire Departments.

July 10 the Always Amazing Professor Steve

July 17 Movie and popcorn

These fun summer library programs are free and open to everyone.

For more information about the summer program please call 812-448-1981

Remember the Christmas in the Park Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, June 7th on the courthouse lawn.

The Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center will host a field day on Thursday, June 27 — with a full schedule of presentations and opportunities to observe research production techniques. To register, email joynerb@purdue.edu, call 812-886-0198 or go online at https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8pnF8z1CwyglrGl by Monday, June 17.

Due to state-mandated training, the Superior and Circuit Court Clerk Offices, as well as the Election Office at the Clay County Courthouse, will be closed from 12-1 p.m. July 15-26.

Every day there are veterans in our community who are unable to get to their medical appointment at the Richard L. Roudebush VS Medical Center located in Indianapolis, Indiana, or to one of the Community Based Outpatient Clinics, due to lack of transportation.

Serve your community by volunteering to drive Veterans to and from their medical appointments by using vans provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

For additional information, contact Clay County Coordinator Mike Holland at the Veterans Office on the first floor of the Clay County Courthouse at 812-448-9015.

Narconon New Life Retreat would like to remind families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Please call today for your free drug education materials at 1 (800) 431-1754

The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meets in regular session the second Thursday of each month in the Board Room of the Central Administrative Office, 1013 South Forest Avenue, Brazil. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. unless otherwise notified.

Celebrate Recovery Meetings are held at Staunton First Christian Church from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursdays. For more information, call (812) 870-5719.

The YMCA Clay County Youth Food Delivery Program is blogging! Each week they plan to publish a blog on our website, http://www.thebraziltimes.com.

The First Presbyterian Church in Brazil will serve dinner from 5 to 5:30 p.m. every Sunday. The free dinners are available to anyone in the community, and to-go boxes are available. The church is located at 210 N. Walnut St., Brazil.

The Brazil Church of the Nazarene Children’s Clothes Closet is located at 1002 E National Ave. To place an order for a needy child, call the church office at 812-446-0371.

First Baptist Church Kid’s Kloset, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, is open most Thursdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Call the church office, 812-448-8112, to make an appointment. If no answer, leave a message with a name and number, sizes and gender of each child and the type of clothing they need.

The Brazil Times is a drop-off location for used glasses and hearing aids for the Lions Club Recycle for Sight program. A drop box is located inside the Times, 531 E. National Ave., Brazil.

The Clay County Health Department offers assistance with tobacco cessation. The department provides an 8-10 week program that features education and support as well as free nicotine patches (prescription required). For more information, call 812-448-9019.

The Clay County Genealogy Library in Center Point is open every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Society meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m.; the public is welcome to attend. For additional information, contact volunteers at 812-835-5005 when the library is open.

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. The groups meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Vigo County Public Library, Terre Haute.

Staunton Narcotics Anonymous meetings will take place every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Family Worship Center, located at 8157 N. County Road 425 W. Brazil. For more information, see www.claycountyymca.org.

The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety and City Council will meet on the second Wednesday of each month and on the fourth Wednesday when warranted. The Board of Works meets at 10 a.m., and the City Council meets at 5 p.m. Both meetings are in the council chambers in City Hall on National Avenue.

Cunot Community Center, 5530 S.R. 42, Poland, is having bingo every 1st and 3rd Saturday. Early bird at 6 p.m., regular bingo at 7 p.m. Call 765-795-3461 for information.

Healthy Families America is a family support program with the belief that early, nurturing relationships are the foundation for life-long healthy development. If you or someone you know would benefit from the Healthy Families program, you can reach out to our office by contacting Lindsay Hacker at (765) 712-0909 or lhacker@cars-services.org.

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