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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 email@example.com. Please include a telephone number.
DAR members to gather Thursday
CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.
Hostesses will be Kim Hawkins and Molly Hall. The program will be given by Marilyn Rhodes, who will speak on the empire of the Summer Moon on the Comanche Plain Indians.
Anyone who is interested in attending the meeting may call regent Lena Joyal at 619-0708.
Tell City band end-of-year party Friday
TROY – The annual Tell City High School band end-of-year party and senior recognition night will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Mulzer Camp near Troy.
All band students in eighth through 12th grades and their families are invited to attend. Hamburgers, cheeseburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Forms will be sent home with students and an RSVP is requested for a headcount.
Awards voted on by the students will be presented and seniors will be recognized. Eighth-graders and freshmen are asked to take desserts. Sophomores and seniors are asked to take hot dishes and juniors, cold dishes. All families are also asked to take their own drinks.
LHDC Relay yard sale May 10
TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Relay for Life team, Pirates of the Cureibbean, will host a fundraiser yard sale from 7 to 11 a.m. May 10. The sale will be at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City, rain or shine.
Mother-daughter -friend dinner May 14
TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will host a mother-daughter-friend carry-in dinner at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at St. Paul Catholic Church.
The committee will furnish meat, drinks and desserts. Those attending are asked to take covered dishes.
Hostesses for the dinner will be Colleen Smith, Darlene Synder, Leona Schwartz, Carol Smith and Dorothy Steen. Members who cannot attend are asked to call in their volunteer hours to Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or Donna Sweeney at 547-4794.
Cannelton Legion Auxiliary meeting
CANNELTON – The Cannelton Legion Post 142 Auxiliary will hold a monthly meeting at 6 p.m. May 14 at the post home.
All members are urged to attend as they will develop their slate of officers for the upcoming year.
Craft, car show at Fulda Sportsman
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host craft and car shows May 18 at the club.
This will be held in conjunction with the town-wide yard sale. The craft show will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. to noon with prizes awarded at 2 p.m. A kiddie tractor pull will begin at 10 a.m.
Food, including breakfast items and barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners, will be available throughout the day.
For more information about any of the events, or to rent a craft booth, call Jackie Deom at (812) 357-5139.
Team Alex benefit ride May 18
TELL CITY – Team Alex, a local team for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will host a benefit ride May 18 beginning at Braunie’s Tavern in Tell City.
Sign in will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. All bikes will be out at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 per rider and $5 for passengers. Rain date for the event is May 19.
Benefit ride for family of Jayden Phillips
CANNELTON – A benefit ride for the family of Jayden Phillips will be held at 9 a.m. May 11 at Lawson’s Bar and Grill in Cannelton.
Registration will be from 9 to 11 a.m. with the ride starting at 11. Stops along the route will be Millay’s Tavern, Panhead Fred’s Bar and Grill, Santa Claus Legion and Braunie’s Bar. Riders can then return to Lawson’s for entertainment provided by Boscoe France Band.
For more information, contact Pam May at 719-0516.
CPR class registration open
PERRY COUNTY – A CPR class will be held May 25, and registration is now open to anyone who wishes to participate.
These classes sponsored by American Red Cross will be at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library. The Web site to register for a class is www.redcross.org. To register, click on the tab ‘Take a class.’ For more information call 843-4747.
Hellbender Hustle at O’Bannon Woods
CORYDON – There will be a five-kilometer competitive run and walk at O’Bannon Woods State Park Nature Center, 10 miles west of Corydon on Highway 462 off Indiana 62 from 9 a.m. to noon EDT Saturday.
Registration is required and T-shirts will be available for purchase. Attendees can see live animals, participate in the competitive run or walk, view an 1850 historical Haypress or just enjoy being outside. Musical entertainment will be provided by the band Johnny Nevada and the Rockets. For schedule and registration information contact the interpretive center at (812) 738-8234 or by visiting www.interpretiveservices.IN.gov.
Tell City schools spring concert
TELL CITY – The Tell City Spring Music Concert will begin at 4 p.m. May 19 at the high-school auditorium.
The chorus and sixth-grade, seventh- and eighth-grade and high-school bands will perform. The event will last no more than 11/2 hours. The community is invited and encouraged to attend to support the students.
Santa Claus Legion poker games
SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 will hold Texas Hold’em poker tourneys the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Sign in will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Play will begin at 6:15 p.m.
German American Relay fundraisers
PERRY COUNTY – German American locations in Tell City are conducting annual sales of petunias and French Ridge candles to raise funds for Perry County Relay for Life.
Petunias are available for $5.50 each or two for $10. Candles are $6 each.
For more information, contact Dana Haughee at 547-7025.
Living Bread Food Pantry open to public
TELL CITY – The Living Bread Food Pantry, an outreach program of Tell Street Baptist Church, offers prayer, Christian guidance and food to the needy families in the surrounding area.
Anyone is invited to schedule an appointment Saturdays, except the first of the month.
Appointments can be made by calling 547-4500 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Only two appointments per person per month are allowed.
Zumba at Schergens Center
TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness are sponsoring 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.