Community Events, Aug. 23

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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.

Back to school bash to be held
CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a Youth Refuge Back To School Bash Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m. for grades three and up. There will be live music, fun and games. Organizers urge students to take a friend.
Check them out on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/youthrefuge2012.
Call Anna Seifert at 719-4345 for details.

Mu Gamma meeting today
TELL CITY – The Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will hold its Beginning Day today at the home of Sheilda Schmitt. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Members are asked to take covered dishes, lawn chairs and swimsuits. Hostesses are the 2012-13 officers.

March of Dimes silent auction at Old National
TELL CITY – The Old National Bank March of Dimes team will host a silent auction today through Friday to help raise funds for the March of Dimes.
The auction will be in the lobby of the main bank during regular banking hours. The auction will end at 4 p.m. Friday.

Chicken dinners in Leopold Sunday
LEOPOLD – Chicken dinners and fixings will be served at Leopold Park Sunday. Serving will begin at 10 a.m. Proceeds will go to-ward maintenance at Horton Cemetery at Mount Pleasant.

Parent enrichment program Friday

TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at LHDC Early Head Start, 321 Ninth Street in Tell City.
The August topic is “The Dangers of Second Hand Smoke” with speaker Susan Greenwell, health coordinator of LHDC Early Head Start. Light refreshments will be served. For more in-formation, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

Branchville Conservation Club events
BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club will play host to two events this weekend.
The first will be a go-cart race starting at 5 p.m. Saturday. The second will be a trap shoot at 9 a.m. Sunday. Everyone is invited to attend.

Tractor association gathering Aug. 30
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Branchville Conservation Club. For more information, contact Ed Guillaume at 843-5746.

PC Football Families offer apparel for sale
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Football Families are taking orders for football T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and, new this year, rain jackets. 
Order forms can be pick-ed up from Pam Krygielka at the German American main office or you can call (812) 893-1023.
You may also contact Dawn Lynch at 719-5771 or Michelle Braun at 719-7141. Final orders will be placed Friday and delivery will take two weeks.
The Perry Central Football Families thank the community in advance for their continued support of the Perry Central football program.

Cookbooks raise funds for Alzheimer’s
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 price of the books has been reduced to $8 each and all proceeds go to the association.
Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816

Christmas Bazaar at Twilight Towers
TELL CITY – The annual Christmas Bazaar at Twilight Towers will start at 6 a.m. Sept. 15 in the dining room, 1648 10th St. in Tell City.
There will be holiday items for sale, a quilt raffle, bake sale and a biscuits-and-gravy breakfast. A half order will be $1 and a full order will be $2. Drinks available will be coffee, milk and orange juice for 50 cents each.

DAR first meeting of the year Sept. 6
CANNELTON – The Daughters of the American Revolution Lafayette Spring Chapter will hold its first meeting for the 2012-13 year at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Patio Steak House. Those who wish to learn more about DAR are invited to attend.
For more information, contact regent Lena Joyal at 547-0061.