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Pancake breakfast Feb. 8
CANNELTON- Tell City Ghost Hunters will sponsor an-all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Feb 8 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Cannelton American Legion.  Meal will include your choice of milk, juice or coffee.  

Prices are $6 per person, 3 and under free, 10 and under and senior citizens $4.  Tell City Ghost Hunters urges everyone to come out and support their group.  

Sons of Legion to sell pork-chop dinners

TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of The American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at noon Sunday at the post home. Dinners will include 1-inch thick pork chops, creek fries, baked beans and slaw. Cost is $8 and dinners will be available for dine-in or carryout.

Twilight Towers welcomes all seniors to dance
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host a Valentine’s Day dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14, in the  dining room at 1648 10th St. in Tell City. Sweetwater will perform.

The dance will be open to everyone over the age of 55. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Adult open swim offered Tuesdays and Thursdays
TELL CITY – The Tri-County Typhoons swim club have adult open swim from 7 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School pool. Cost is $3 per swimmer.

Legion Valentine dance Feb. 15
ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366 will host a Valentine dine and dance Feb. 15. at the Legion Hall.

Tickets need to be purchased in advance at the post home or by calling (812) 357-5583.

The admission price of $15 per person includes the meal, drinks and dance. Music will be provided by Crosswind. The meal will be served at 5:30 p.m.

Zumba-thon fundraiser Feb. 8
TELL CITY – There will be a Zumba-thon benefiting the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Marching Marksmen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8 in the auxiliary gym at the school. Door prizes will be given away every 15 minutes.

The school principals, Brad Ramsey and Chris Hollinden, Detective Alan Malone of the Tell City Police Department, and Sheriff Lee Chestnut will be on hand. For a donation of $5 each per song they will Zumba with the group. Perry County Wellness will provide bottled water for all participants.

Tickets prices are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tell City student tickets are $10. Tickets are available at EverBody’s Fitness, from a band student, or by calling 719-1230.

Patoka Lake programs Feb. 8
BIRDSEYE – The Patoka Lake Visitor Center in Birdseye will present nature programs Feb. 8. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be red-tailed hawk and screech owl viewing in the backyard of the visitor center.

At 1 p.m., visitors can take a short stroll along the old Narrows Road, hear stories of days gone by and have a look inside the Moery cabin.

At 2 p.m., the science of snowflakes program will show how crystals are formed and guests can make a 3-D snowflake to take home. Call the visitor center at (812) 685-2447.

DCBC to host Valentine dinner
TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a Valentine Dinner Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and children will eat free. All are welcome.

Assistance offered in exploring insurance options
PERRY COUNTY – The Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging is offering a free service to those wanting help exploring health-care options.

SWIRCA staff will be available every Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library, Tell City branch and from 4 to 7 p.m. this Monday only at the Cannelton branch.

People interested are invited to meet with a certified Indiana navigator and learn more about their health-insurance options during the walk-in hours listed or by calling Sarah with SWIRCA and More at (812) 431-3579 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Those interested should take their Social Security numbers, or document numbers for legal immigrants, pay stubs, W-2 wage and tax statements, policy numbers for any current health insurance and information about any health insurance available from employer or the employer of a family member.

Certified interpreters and translators may be available by request for appointments.

Financial workshop offered Feb. 24
TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will present a free workshop titled “Protecting your assets” from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Tell City branch.

At the workshop, Edward Jones Investment and Saybrus Partners will discuss asset protection, long-term care planning strategies and wealth-transfer strategies to minimize taxes for beneficiaries. For more information, call the library at 547-2661.

Book about Cannelton pottery available
TELL CITY – Authors Michael Highfill and Mike and Kathy Finley have received the shipment of their newly published book, “Cannelton, Indiana Potteries.”

A limited number of the 400-page, full color, hard-back books are available for $79.99 at Finley's Antiques, located at 739 Main St. in Tell City.

The book contains hundreds of full-color photographs and informative text make the stoneware easy to identify, the authors said.

To arrange shipping or for more information, contact Mike or Kathy at (812) 547-3255.

Calendar dates being collected
The Chamber is collecting dates for the 2014 community calendar.  Events will be featured on the Chamber’s event listing and at www.perrycountychamber.com.

Ghost Hunters offer novice hunt Feb. 8
TELL CITY – Tell City Ghost Hunters will  sponsor a novice hunt from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Perry County Museum and the Old Cannelton Gym.

Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The event is sponsored by Tell City Ghost

Hunters, an experienced team. They will have equipment for participants to use.
Only 10 tickets are available for $15 per person and must be purchased in advance.

For more details, email tcgh2012@aol.com.