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Community Events, Aug. 25

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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 life styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Beta Sigma Phi members to meet
TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. at Reynards in Tell City for beginning day.
Discussion for activities for next year will be held.

Chicken dinners in Leopold Sunday
LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will sell chicken dinners Sunday in Leopold Park.
Serving begins at 10:30 a.m.

Window-art event Saturday at Orscheln’s
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply will sponsor a free kids clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Visitors will be invited to make window art. For more information, call 547-7444.

PC football shirts, sweatpants for sale
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football attire is now on sale to the public as a fundraiser for the school’s football program.
T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants are available in gray and green with proceeds going toward food for players before and after games.
Contact one of the following to place an order: Pam Krygielka at (812) 893-1023, Donna Shaw at 836-2927 or Pam Hilgenhold at 836-2886. Final orders will be taken Friday.

Red Cross class set for Saturday
TELL CITY – The Red Cross will sponsor a CPR, first-aid and AED class from 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
To register for the class, call (877) 519-5967. For more information, call 843-4747.

Sportsman euchre games Saturday
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club in Fulda. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play beginning at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded. Refreshments will be available throughout the evening. The public is welcome to attend.

Benefit bake sale set for Sept. 3
TELL CITY – A benefit bake sale for Tyler Zoglman will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 3 at the 16th Street Community Building.
All proceeds from the sale will go to help his family with expenses due to cancer. The community’s help is appreciated.

Tractor association to meet Sept. 1
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
New members are always welcome to attend.

Orscheln’s selling produce for March of Dimes
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply is now selling homegrown produce. All proceeds are donated to the Perry-Spencer March of Dimes.
Anyone interested in donating garden produce for the March of Dimes should call the store at 547-7444.

Perry County chess club to meet
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will meet for its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
Chess instruction will be given for 30 minutes before participants are allowed to play games for the remaining time.
All participants, including beginners, are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.

VNA Plus to offer blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association Plus will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. today at Twilight Towers and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 6 and 20 at Wal-Mart.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.

Social Security reps to visit TC
TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone; however, if you prefer, you can meet with a representative Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
For more information, call toll free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.

Aluminum can drive for Humane Society
TELL CITY – The Perry County Democrats are holding their annual aluminum-can drive at the Democratic Headquarters on the corner of Reuben and 12th streets in Tell City.
All proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society.

Ferdinand Legion to host shooting match
FERDINAND – Ferdinand American Legion will host shooting matches every Friday night for beef and pork.
The closed match will start at 8:30 p.m. First choice is half a beef.

Back-to-school pizza buffet Sunday
MARIAH HILL – The Heritage Hills Marching Patriots Band Boosters will host a back-to-school pizza buffet from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Chateau in Mariah Hill.
The buffet will include pizza, breadsticks with cheese and drink. Prices are $8 for people 11 years and older, $5 for children ages 3 to 10 and free for children 2 years and younger.
Tickets may be purchased from any Heritage Hills Marching Patriot band member or by sending e-mail to hhbandbooster@yahoo. com.

Grief support group meeting third
TELL CITY – A grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City. The meeting is open to the public.
The next meeting will be held Sept. 20.
The church is located at 702 10th St. and is handicap-accessible. For more information, contact Jeff or Betty Jones at 547-6725.

Friends, Lincoln Pioneer Village host Civil War Ball
ROCKPORT – The Friends, Rockport Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum will again host a Civil War-era Ball, Sept. 24 in the Spencer County Courthouse rotunda.
A grand march will begin on the Courthouse Square followed by period dancing in the rotunda. Civil War-era attire is required and light refreshments will be served.
Easy to learn dances are taught during the ball. Tickets are $20 per person and $40 per couple. For information on costuming or to order tickets, contact Nancy Kaiser at (812) 686-2553 or Diane Unfried at (812) 431-7549 or send e-mail to dianafayu@gmail.com.