ON THE CALENDAR Jan. 13, 202

Monday, January 13, 2020

Registration is open for Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute’s 5th annual 5K Fun Run and Walk, which will take place Saturday, March 7. The race will be held at Ivy Tech’s main campus at 8000 S. Education Drive in Terre Haute. The 1-mile family fun run will start at 9:00 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 9:30 a.m. Last year, nearly 200 participated in this family-friendly event.

All proceeds from the event will support Ivy Tech Terre Haute.

Those who register before the Feb. 14 early registration deadline will receive their preferred t-shirt size. Early registration cost is $20 for adults and $15 for students/youth. Registration after Feb. 14 cost is $25 for adults and $20 for students/youth. Individuals can register online at ivytech.edu/5K.

The event is presented by Valley Professionals Community Health Center.

For questions, contact the Ivy Tech Foundation at 812-298-2450.

On January 23rd at 6:30 PM at the Exhibit Hall the Purdue Extension Service will be hosting a public dinner for $5 a person. This is for anyone interested in what Purdue Extension has been up to, what our plans are, or to just hear from our guest speaker Mark Carter about the modern use of drones in our community! RSVPs must be made by January 17th for catering purposes by calling (812)448-9041.

Brazil Public Library is offering a special program on January 16th starting at 6pm for the kids and families. McCormick’s Creek State Park Park Ranger Wyatt will be visiting with his cold blooded critters. All Patrons are welcome to attend this fun and free event.

Northview High Schools’ Post Prom is in need for Junior Parents to volunteer. First meeting is Tuesday January 28th at 5:30 pm at Northview High School upstairs in room E209. Parents, bring ideas to make Post Prom 2020 amazing! This year’s theme is: A Medieval Knight

Northview DECA is holding our 2nd annual yard sale to benefit the Clay County Youth Food Delivery Program and Northview Weekend BackPack program. It will be taking place February 20-22 at the Clay County 4-H fairgrounds. Who is cleaning up after Christmas and starting the New Year with less clutter? You can support Northview Deca, Clay County Youth Food Delivery Program, Northview High School weekend Food Backpack Program and our community. Pass your unneeded items on to bless others.

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.

4-H enrollment is open for everyone through January 15th to join (grades K-12). They can visit in.4honline.com to join, or come into the Extension Office. Mini 4-H (grades K-2) is FREE and regular 4-H (grades 3-12) is $15.

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.

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

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.

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