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Community Events, Aug. 6

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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.

Parks and Rec meeting Wednesday
CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Re-creation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

Perry Central football families to meet
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the high-school study-hall room.

JFK Pool announces closing hours
TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will change hours beginning Wednesday as it prepares to close for the season.
Beginning Wednesday, the pool will be open from noon to 5 p.m. The final day of the season will be Sunday.

Walker Cemetery trustees to meet
BRANCHVILLE – A meeting of the trustees and anyone interested in the up-keep of the Walker Cemetery at Branchville will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 in the cemetery shelter house.
For more information, call (812) 338-3211.

Special Olympics car wash Saturday
TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will have a car wash at Evans Tire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The community is invited to stop by and support the local Special Olympic athletes.

Perry County Marines to meet Aug. 18
TELL CITY – The Perry County Marines will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Tell City American Legion. The group’s charter installation will be held during this meeting.
All Marines and Fleet Marines Force members are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Devillez at 719-9325 or Jim Lawson at 719-1722.

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.
The first orders will be placed Friday and delivered Aug. 10. Final orders will be placed Aug. 24. All orders will take two weeks for delivery.
The Perry Central Football Families thank the community in advance for their continued support of the Perry Central football program.

Fundraiser breakfast, bake sale at Twilight Towers
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host a fundraiser starting at 6 a.m. Saturday in the dining room.
The event will include a biscuits-and-gravy breakfast and a bake sale.
A full order of biscuits and gravy will be $2 and a half order will be $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents each.
Everyone is invited to attend.

Euchre tourney at Sportsman
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m.
Six 20-minute games will be played with cash prizes awarded at the end of play.
Refreshments will be available and everyone is welcome to attend.

VNA Plus plans screenings
TELL CITY – The Visiting Nurse Association Plus conducts blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings each month at Twilight Towers.
The next screening will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 23. For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

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 books sell for $10 each and all proceeds go to the association.
Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816.

PCMH offers screenings Tuesdays
TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital conducts blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings every Tuesday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Wal-Mart in Tell City. The screenings are offered free of charge to the public.
For more information, contact PCMH at 547-0392.

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.

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.