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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.
GOPerry County to meet Saturday
TELL CITY – GOPerry County will gather for its monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Tell City. Guest presenter will be the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Local author Apling to appear at library Tuesday
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.

Alzheimer’s workshop set for Aug. 21
OWENSBORO, KY – An educational program about Alzheimer’s produced specifically for family, friends and caregivers will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at Health Park at 1006 Ford Ave. in Owensboro, Ky.

The workshop will provide information and ideas on Alzheimer’s disease and related topics.  Experts specializing in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present information on a wide range of subjects that help caregivers address the demands of assisting people with dementia.

Registration is required. To register, send email to inoky-in@alz.org or call 1-800-272-3900. Wellington Parc will provide a lunch.

Small animal swap Aug. 23

TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply will host a small-animal swap meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23 in the parking lot.

Any small animals and anything small-animal related is welcome. There will be no vendor fee. All are invited to attend and buy, sell or trade. For more information, call Orscheln’s at (812) 547-7444.

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 show 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.

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.

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 teams 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.

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 will include 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.

Breakfast, degree set for Saturday
ROME – Rome Lodge 133 Free and Accepted Masons will have breakfast with a Master Mason Degree at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the lodge. A quarterly carry-in meal will follow at 1 p.m. All Masons, family and friends are invited. For more information, call Gale Garner at (812) 836-2847 or Kenny Wright at (812) 836-2036.

Kidney Smart class Aug. 21

TELL CITY – There will be a free Kidney Smart Education class Thursday Aug. 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank in the community room in Tell City. The class is free and open to anyone who has been diagnosed with kidney disease. Family members are also encouraged to attend.

For more information call Julie Denu RN or Travis Scifres at (812) 547-1140.

First Methodist 5-10K run-walk Sept. 20
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.

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 and basic sign-language instruction. Call Greenwood at (812) 566-0015.