ON THE CALENDAR Sept. 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Live Horse Demonstration by Paul Daily and Family (WildHorse Ministries) and ham and beans with fried potatoes will be available for a donation on Saturday, Oct. 5

Bring a lawn chair to the FBC Christian Youth Campground, located at 525 East County Road 1200 N., Brazil, at 4 p.m. Rain or Shine. More information, call (812)420-1877.

A regular meeting of the Brazil Common Council will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 5 p.m. in the Council chambers. The public is welcome to attend.

The Christian Women’s Connection of Terre Haute invites you to the “Picture Perfect” luncheon at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the MCL meeting room at Meadows Shopping Center. Teena Wicoff of Carbondale, Illinois, will be the speaker. Call Julie (812) 234-7388 or Sherri, (812) 249-3084 for reservations.

The Award-winning Farm Hands Quartet will play at a FREE concert on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. the First Christian Church, US 40 in Brazil. While the concert is free, there will be a free-will “love offering” taken which will be given to the Farm Hands to support their ministry.

Junk Journal A unique and creative way to store your memories, Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. You must pay and register for this craft by Monday, Sept. 16.

The Brazil High School Class of 1951 will meet for the annual luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Pappy’s restaurant, 111 E. National Avenue at 11:30 a.m. To RSVP, call B. J. Hoffmann, 812-239-9600 or Lois Casassa, 812-442-1619.

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is having its inaugural appreciation dinner on Sept. 26 at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Meet and greet starts at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The program will be “Then and Now: A History of Clay County Businesses.”

The Thompson Family Reunion will be held at Thompson Family Park on Sunday, Sept. 15th at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and a Bingo gift. Any questions call Charles Thompson at 765-672-4521.

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.

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 First Presbyterian Church in Brazil will serve dinner from 5-5:30 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 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.

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.

The Brazil Fraternal Order of Eagles #274, 122 East National Ave., Brazil, has a limited number of T-shirts for sale and will continue to collect donations on behalf of the Shop With A Cop program until Wednesday, Nov. 27 to reach their goal of $7,000. Call 812-448-8468 for more details. To donate to support the Shop With A Cop program anytime throughout the year, stop by the Brazil Police Department, 22 South Washington St., Brazil, during regular business hours.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

Every day there are veterans in our community who are unable to get to their medical appointments 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. Applicants must pass a physical at the VA Hospital in Indy. Phone 317-988-2734 or sign up on line at www.indianapolis.va.gov/giving. 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.

The annual Michael reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Goshorn Park at Clay City. Dinner will be at noon. Bring covered dishes or dessert.

Terre Haute After 5 will hold their bi-montly event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Red Barn at Sycamore Farm. This month will Feature Singer-songwriter Treena Wicoff. wYou can call Linda Huxford at 812-243-5042 or email cwcafterfive@gmail.com to make a reservation. The Red Barn is located at 5001 E Poplar St, Terre Haute IN 47803.

Harris family reunion will take place at Brazil Forest Park September 15th at 1 o’clock

The Brazil Public Library Youth Services has weekly Children’s Programs each Thursday at 6 p.m. Sept. 19th is Books Before Bedtime. Sept, 26th is Family Game Night. These programs are open to the public.

The Brazil Fishing Fun Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 to 11 a.m. at Craig Park.

Clay County Democrats’ first meeting of the fall is scheduled for Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Holly Brook dining room. The salad bar with drinks will be available for anyone who wishes to eat there.

Harvey Roscoe will review the fall schedules, and some of the candidates for local offices will be there to talk to us about their positions on local issues.

Clay County is hosting its annual Power of the Community on Thursday, Sept. 19th at the North Clay Middle School. The event is a fund raiser for the United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Success by 6 program. Tickets are available in advance at Riddell National Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank, and First Farmers Bank in both Brazil and Clay City. Tickets are also available at the door that evening. Doors open at 6 p.m. and food is available at 6:30 p.m.

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