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Community Events, April 26

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The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio to celebrate Founders Day.
The special events committee will host the event.

Ohio Valley Tractor Association to gather today
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Branchville Club House.
All members are encouraged to attend as the group will vote on the Perry Central student to receive the association’s scholarship.
For more information, contact Ed Guillaume at 843-5746.

K of C serving ‘famous soup,’ chicken Saturday
TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus members will serve the “famous soup” members have made for generations, along with barbecued-chicken dinners Saturday at the corner of 11th and Tell streets in front of the K of C home.
Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. Soup buyers should take their own containers. Chicken dinners will be served with creek fries and green beans.
The public is invited. Proceeds benefit K of C activities in the community.

Old National silent auction ends Friday
TELL CITY – Old National’s Relay For Life team is holding a silent auction to raise money for their team. The auction will end Friday at the Main Street location in Tell City.
There are many items to bid on. The public is encouraged to stop by and check out the auction.

Go-cart races in Branchville Saturday
BRANCHVILLE – Go-cart races will be held at the Branch-ville Conservation Club Saturday starting at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available.
For more information, contact Jerry Guillaume at 843-5885 or Judd Brown at 719-9072.

Former governor to sign books in Cannelton Saturday
PERRY COUNTY – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb will sign copies of his latest book at the Perry County Public Library - Cannelton branch. 
“Cilin II: A Solo Sailing Odyssey” chronicles Whitcomb’s 30,000-mile, six-year, solo sailing experience through Greece, Panama, Antigua, Australia and other destinations. 
Now in his 90s, the former governor lives along the Ohio River in Rome.
The Perry County resident will sign copies from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cannelton Library. 
Whitcomb was Indiana’s 43rd governor and this is his third book.

PC Republican Lincoln Day dinner Monday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Republicans will host a Lincoln Day Dinner Monday at Tell City American Legion. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. and dinner will start at 6 p.m.
Greg Zoeller, state attorney general, will be the guest speaker.
Dinner will be catered by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit. Cost is $12 per person.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call 547-6156. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Cookbooks to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association
TELL CITY – Anita Sanders, team captain for Kroessman Krusaders Alzheimer’s fundraising team, and co-chair Nadina Paulin are selling cookbooks to raise money for the 2012 Memory Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.
The books sell for $12.50 each and all proceeds go to the association. Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816.
Sanders will also sell cookbooks in front of Noble’s IGA starting at 8 a.m. May 5. The group is seeking donations, as well.

PCMH to offer free quit-smoking classes
TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free quit smoking classes from 6 to 7 p.m. May 10, 17 and 24.
“Freshstart,” an American Cancer Society program, provides effective tools to use while individuals quit the habit of smoking.
For more information or to make a reservation, contact Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 send e-mail to cweiss@pchospital.org.

Twilight Towers yard sale May 5
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers, 1648 10th Street in Tell City, will hold their annual yard-sale fund-raiser at 6 a.m. May 5 in the dining room.
A biscuits-and-gravy breakfast will be served during the event. A full order will cost $2 and a half order $1.
Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each.
A bake sale will also be part of the yard sale. Everyone is invited to attend.