ON THE CALENDAR July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Annunciation Catholic Church is having a St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry Yard Sale at 19 N. Alabama from 3 to 8 p.m., July 19, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 20. Call 812-243-2595 to reserve a space. 

The Dickison-Hull reunion will start at noon, July 27, at the Forest Park pavilion. 

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and table service. Drinks will be provided. For more information, call 765-672-4250. 

The Living with Low Vision support group will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (note time change) at First United Methodist Church, 201 Meridian St., Brazil. 

For information contact Danny Wayne Beemer, 812-298-9455, ext. 205. Upcoming meetings on Sept. 11 and Oct. 9 will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

DON’T FORGET: Book Folding Art craft at the Brazil Public Library. Learn a fun, easy, and simple way to make a unique handmade art piece just by folding the pages of a book.

This adult craft is on Thursday, August 22 @ 6 p.m.

Please RSVP by Monday, August 19 to make this is a free craft project. For more information, call 812-448-1981.


On July 27th from 5–8 p.m., Launch Academy is having a fundraiser with smoked pork loin dinner, which includes baked beans applesauce coleslaw and chips drinks and desserts. It is $5 for anyone child or adult. We are also having a small silent auction.  All proceeds will go to make necessary improvements to Launch Academy. Sponsored by Be Nice Be Kind, the dinner is being served on the 2nd floor of the launch academy building located at 100 N Forest Ave. next to the Eagles. 

The Brazil High School Class of 1959 60th reunion will be at the Brazil Elks Lodge #762, located at 19 South Sherfey Street, Brazil, on Saturday, July 20. The event will run from 5–9 p.m. Classmates and spouses of the Class of 1969 are invited to attend, with a cost of $30 per person.

Please RSVP by contacting Cathy Baker at 812-249-3131.

Broom Tree Ministries is now open at a new location, 3189 W. U.S. 40, Brazil, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Call 812-236-3570 for more information. 

The Samual Martin Reunion will be at the Harmony Park at noon, July 28. Please bring a covered dish and tableware. All family and friends are invited. For more details, call (812) 446-3432

Senior Education Ministries, Inc. has scheduled Dine with a Doc®- Clay County: the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 10a-12pm to take place at the Staunton Community Center 101 N Monroe St; Staunton, Indiana 47881 --   (812) 448-1487. 

The annual Bell reunion will be held at Pappy’s Corral on July 21st at 1 p.m. Please bring filled baskets and drinks. Also, bring family information to update our family history. 

The Clay County Genealogical Society will hold a one-day Cemetery Restoration Workshop on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Zion United Church of Christ located in Poland, Indiana, one mile south of Highway 42 on the Poland/Bowling Green Road.

If you have any questions, you may visit the Clay County Genealogy Library in Center Point, Indiana, on Monday, Wednesday, or Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or call 812-835-5005 during the same hours.

The Brazil High School Class of 1954 will celebrate its 65th reunion at Pappy’s Corral, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil, with social time starting at 11 a.m. on July 20th with a buffet lunch at noon. For more information call Kay Wegner at (812) 448-2910 or (812) 241-2524 by July 15th. 

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 a.m.–6 p.m. 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 Indiana Department of Veterans Services has announced the 2018 Women’s Veterans Conference will take place on Friday, July 12 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Indiana War Memorial. The memorial is located at 55 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Registrations can be made at inwomenveteranconrf.rsvpify.com.

Meet Navy Veteran Rebecca Mills and learn about her success with Veterans’ Court.

To learn more about the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs log onto www.in.gov/dva, or the Women of Indiana Who are Veterans have a Facebook page or call 317-232-3910 for more information.

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.

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. 

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 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. 

The annual Power of the Community dinner sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and Success by 6 will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., at North Clay Middle School. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, available at Riddell National Bank and Terre Haute Savings Bank. 

Ashboro United Methodist Church is having an ice cream social in the Family Life Center of Center Point United Methodist Church, 200 S. Cherry St., Center Point fro 4:30–8 p.m., Saturday, July 27. 

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