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Humane Society to meet Tuesday
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Jim Carter at 836-4842.

Relay For Life golf scramble set for Saturday

ROCKPORT – Spencer County Relay For Life teams Happy and Winkler Walkers for Debbie will host a golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 16 at Rustic Country Club in Rockport.

A shotgun start will take place at 8 a.m.

A donation of $50 per single player or $200 per team of four players is requested.

Donations will cover greens fees, cart rental, a welcome gift, box lunch and attendance prize drawings.

To register, call Mike Schaaf at (812) 937-4421 or Pat Berg at (812) 357-5304.
Local author Apling to appear at library Aug. 19
TELL CITY – Local author Rebeccah Apling will appear at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Tell City library branch for a local book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event for $20.
For those who attend her book signing, an art print from one of her original paintings will be given as a door prize.

Apling grew up in Perry County on River Road near the Maxon boat yard, which is now Tell City Boat Works- River Port.

Her novel, “The Gutenberg Connection,” is based on her parents’ young married life, fictionalized with a Gutenberg Bible as one of the main characters.

Apling and her husband reside in Hancock County, Ky., just across the Ohio River from the true setting of “The Gutenberg Connection” in Tell City.

Twilight Towers biscuits and gravy breakfast Aug. 23
TELL CITY – There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 23, in the Twilight Towers dining room at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. with end time to be determined. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1.

Coffee, milk and orange juice will be available for 50 cents. A bake sale will take place at the same time and place. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Horseman’s club fun horse show Saturday, Aug. 23
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at the club grounds at 9455 Summer Road, six miles north on State Road 37 in Tell City.

There will be games for all ages. Some bleacher seating will be available but guests are encouraged to take lawn chairs.

The show will be a fundraiser for Stir-N-Up Hope Therapeutic Riding Program, a nonprofit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions to individuals with disabilities from southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

There will be half-pot drawings and donation buckets to raise money for the group’s efforts.

During the show, Stir-N-Up Hope instructors, students and assistants will demonstrate techniques used.

For more information, visit www.stir-n-uphope.org or send email to stirnuphope@psci.net.

The show is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., however, it may be delayed for extreme heat.

For more information, call 836-2244 or 836-2127. On the afternoon of the show, call the club at 836-2052.

First Methodist to host 5K, 10K run-walk
TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist Church will hold its second annual 5K and 10K beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
Participants should register at the back church parking lot near 11th and Mozart streets.

Routes for both groups will begin on 11th Street with 5K runners heading north and 10K participants going south.

Optimist golf scramble Aug. 24
SANTA CLAUS – The Optimist Club of Santa Claus will host a fundraising golf scramble Sunday, Aug. 24, at Christmas Lake Golf Course.

The shotgun start will be at 12:30 p.m. Men and women are invited to participate.

Individual proximity prizes will be awarded on the selected par 3 holes for each gender during a luncheon at the clubhouse.

Random team and special hole prizes will also be awarded.

The $60 per person entry fee includes the golf fee and a $25 donation to benefit youth projects for the club.

Single entrants will be assigned to four person team s in the order the entries are received.

All entries are to be turned into the Christmas Lake Golf Course Pro Shop.

For more information, call the pro shop at (812) 544-2255, Ext. 2 or Jim Hicks at 544-3393.

Hole sponsorships are available for companies and individuals wishing to support the club. Contact Hicks to make arrangements.

The Optimist Club of Santa Claus sponsors activities benefiting youth in North Spencer County, including essay and oratorical contests, Tri-Star basketball, baseball and football, junior golf and respect-for-law camps.

Zumba weekly at Schergens Center
TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness sponsor Zumba classes at the Schergens Center at 6:30 p.m. every Monday. Cost is $3 per class or $12 for five sessions.

Perry County students are admitted to classes for free. Those attending are asked to wear athletic shoes, take water and a towel and to arrive a few minutes early to sign in.

Elementary children attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign language services offered
PERRY COUNTY – Joyce (Goffinet) Greenwood of Tell City will offer her services as a sign language interpreter to anyone in need. She will also offer to teach basic sign language to anyone interested.
For more information, call Greenwood at (812) 566-0015.

St. Pius fall fest plans in place
TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday, Sept. 7.  On the menu will be the parish’s “famous soup,” sold by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie.
Entertainment includes the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.  Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Those wanting carry-out soup should take their own containers.