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MU  GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Carolyn Craddock’s home. A Ritual of Master Award will be presented to Craddock, Susie Harpenau, Pat McCleerey, Shirley Quick, Judy Roberts and Sheilda Schmitt in recognition of their many years of service to the sorority. A tea will be held after the ritual in their honor. The membership committee will host the event.

Euchre players filled nine tables at the Bristow Community Center Wednesday evening. There was a three-way tie for first place, with Phil Braunecker, Jeannie Foster and Charlie Rudolph each scoring 83 points. Mary Ransom finished in fourth place with 82 points.

­Eddie Simpson will serve as coffee social hostess Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The public is invited.

The Women’s Guild at Evangelical United Church of Christ will meet Thursday at 1 p.m. in fellowship hall. President Monia Lehman will preside.

TELL CITY HIGH SCHOOL Gal Pal Lunch will be held at noon Thursday at the Patio.

­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center. The Sweetwater Band will perform.

TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

ALL FORMER MAXON employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Patio Steakhouse. For more information, contact Allen Kast at 719-9849.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Patoka Valley Chapter 1847 will meet at noon Wednesday at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant in Jasper. Amanda Beauchamp, Blue Cross-Blue Shield federal employee program, will be the speaker.

CANNELTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1961 will meet for its monthly luncheon at noon Thursday at the Patio.Taste of the Holidays event Tuesday

 PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the “Taste of the Holidays” event scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Schergens Community Center on 31st Street in Tell City.  

The cost of the event is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the chamber of commerce office or from a board member.

Retailers and artisans are invited to set up booths to sell goods. Participants pay  $25 for an 8-foot booth space to decorate as you wish and one ticket to the event.  

A competition will be held for the best-decorated booth. Booth renters are also asked to donate an item valued at $25 for a silent auction that will also be held that evening.

Businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to donate items for the silent auction.

Flyers, coupons, or samples of other items for sale may be displayed with the auction item.

The “Taste of the Holidays” event will include a free wine glass, wine tastings, food, live entertainment, shopping, silent auction and more.

Attendees can get their ticket stamped at each booth to be entered for a door prize.

Wineries will compete in a “Wine Cocktail” contest with the winner chosen by the attendees by ballot.

Attendees will also vote on the best decorated booth by ballot.

To close the evening, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a wine glass that may win a $250 prize basket.

Booth registration can be made and tickets can be picked up at the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, 601 Main St. Suite A, Tell City, IN 47586.  
For more information call the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

GOPerry breakfast Nov. 16

TELL CITY – The GO-Perry Club will sponsor an 8:30 a.m. breakfast meeting Saturday at Ponderosa.
Melissa Lueken, from the Perry County Department of Child Services, will be a guest speaker. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

Tell City band selling fruit as fundraiser

TELL CITY – Tell City High School band members are taking orders for their annual fruit sales fundraiser.
Orders can be taken by any band member until Nov. 27. Available are navel and juice oranges, tangerines, tangelos, grapefruit, apples and mixed-fruit boxes.
The fruit will be delivered in early December. Contact any band member or Velman Mann, chairwoman of the project, at 719-6337.

Proceeds will benefit the school’s band program.

Annual deer dinner Saturday

BRISTOW – The annual deer dinner at Bristow United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the church’s fellowship building.
The menu will include fried chicken, turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts, tea, coffee and lemonade. Cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for children younger than 10.
The dinner is open to everyone and guests need not be hunters to attend.
For more information, call 843-5240 or 843-4747.

Horseman’s club euchre games
 
PERRY COUNTY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will continue its annual fall euchre games Saturday and again Nov. 30.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game.
Chili, hot dogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available. No smoking is permitted in the building.
For more information, contact Becky at 836-2127 or 719-7944. On game nights, call 836-2052 after 5 p.m.

Astronomy lesson tonight at library

TELL CITY – The Tell City Library will present “Astronomy 101” at 6:30 p.m. today.
Scott Conner from the Evansville Astronomical Society will present the program. He will begin his presentation inside the library with a half-hour discussion, and if the skies are clear, will lead the group outside for observation of the night sky through telescopes.

For more information about the event, call 547-2661.

Church taking candy orders

BRISTOW – United Pentecostal Church is taking orders for candy for Thanksgiving. Candy available includes fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut-butter fudge, peanut-butter balls, and peanut brittle.
Peanut brittle sells for $2.50 per patty.  Fudge and peanut-butter balls sell for $3.50 per half pound.
Orders can be placed by calling 843-4747. The deadline is Nov. 21. Candy will be delivered Nov. 25.

Humane Society to meet, elect officers Tuesday

TELL CITY – November’s meeting of the Humane Society of Perry County will include an election of officers. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.  Nov. 12 in the community room of Fifth Third Bank, said the group’s president, Jim Carter. More information may be obtained by calling him at 836-4138.
 
Charity Bazaar Nov. 16 in Rockport

ROCKPORT – There will be a charity bazaar beginning 8 a.m. Nov. 16 at The Way of Rockport facility at 2122 S. Highway 161 in the former Patronville United Methodist Church.

Proceeds will go toward a new women’s center. Take your appetites, along with a truck to carry your treasures home, organizers urge. The event will be indoors. Guests can shop for Christmas gifts and eat or simply have a good time and look.
 
Donations can be made in advance of any good-condition furniture, appliances, yard-care equipment or household items. To donate, call 649-2480 or (812) 549-9394. Numerous nice items are being received daily, so don’t miss out on the chance to buy them, organizers urge.

Wreath-making workshop Nov. 30 at library

TELL CITY – The Tell City Public Library will host a wreath-making workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at the library.
Mickey McMahon will lead the program. Participants will make a 16-inch live fir wreath with assorted greenery. Cost is $20 per person, which includes greenery. Bows will be available for $2 each. Participants should take a glue gun.
Bicentennial group meeting Nov. 21

LEOPOLD – The next meeting of the Perry County Bicentennial Planning Committee is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Marcy’s in Leopold. Anyone interested in learning more about plans for marking the county’s 200th anniversary next year is invited.
For more information, call 547-2385.

St. John’s UCC Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 16

LAMAR – St. John’s United Church of Christ near Lamar will host its annual Thanksgiving supper Nov. 16. Serving of ham and turkey dinners will begin at 4 p.m.  with St. John’s “famous dressing,” autumn vegetables, salads and homemade desserts. Carry-out meals will be available. Children ages 4 and younger eat free.

EUCC serving  Thanksgiving dinner

TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 28 The meal will be served in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wishing to have meals delivered in the morning can call the church office at 547-7059.

Meals will be delivered in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy. Anyone is invited to call the church to request a meal.

Orscheln kids clinic Saturday

TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home in Tell City will host a free kids clinic Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Children will make craft turkeys using their hands. Supplies will be provided.

Reindeer Run coming Dec. 7

TELL CITY – The Tell City After-Prom Committee will host a Reindeer Run 5-kilometer run-walk Dec. 7 starting at 8 a.m. at the Tell City Depot on Seventh Street. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. Entry fee is $20 if registered before Dec. 1 and $25 after that date. People can register the day of the event.
Entry fee includes a T-shirt.

For more information, contact Kathy Zabel by email at k.zabel10@yahoo. com or call 719-6140.

Tell City’s Christmas parade is also Dec. 7 and race participants are invited to spend the day in the city.