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Community Events, Feb. 14

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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.

National Honor Society silent auction Saturday
TELL CITY – The Tell City High School National Honor Society will host a silent auction during the boys’ basketball game Saturday.
The public is invited to attend the game and bid on items to help support the group. Items available for bid include Vera Bradley baskets, gift certificates from local businesses and restaurants, sports tickets including St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds and more.
The auction will be held in the school cafeteria. Bids will close after halftime of the varsity game. To bid or support the group in another way, contact Nick Weyer by e-mail at nweyer@tellcity. k12.in.us.

Perry Central band accepting donations
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Band Boosters are now accepting donations for the band’s annual silent auction and vendors fundraiser.
To donate items for the silent auction, call Cathy Blair at 843-4174.
The group is also accepting vendors for the event. Booth cost is $10. Call Blair for more details.
The fundraiser will be held April 6 in the dome at Perry Central. Proceeds from the event will go to purchasing equipment, gear, flags, color guard uniforms and other needed items for the band.

Boy Scouts fish dinner Friday

TELL CITY – Boy Scout Troop 192 will hold its annual all-you-can-eat fish dinner Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall.  
Serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. Carryout will be available. The community is invited and encouraged to attend.

K of C Lenten dinners start Friday
TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus, 947 11th St., will hold Lenten dinners every Friday beginning this week and continuing until March 29.
Serving will be from 5 to 8 p.m. and meals are open to the public. For more information, call the K of C at 547-3621.

St. Michael annual fish dinners

CANNELTON – The members of St. Michael Catholic Church will again serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of lent.  
Meals will begin Friday and be served  from 4:30 to 7 p.m. each Friday.
The meal will include fried fish fillets or cheese pizza, baked beans, coleslaw, cornbread, dessert and drink. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 years and under.
All meals will be served in Father Marendt Hall in the basement of the church. Takeout meals and delivery will be available.
Deliveries can be arranged by calling 547-3363 or 547-5800. The community is invited to attend to share food, fellowship and support St. Michael’s.
There will be no dinners served Good Friday, March 29.
    
PC Marines to meet Saturday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Marines group will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday. Any interested Marines or FMF Corps are invited at attend.
For more information, contact Jeff Devillez at 719-9325.

Bowl for the Cure Saturday
TELL CITY – Jennifer Hendry and Mandy Weigand of the Evansville and Newburgh CVS Pharmacy locations, respectively, will host a Bowl for the Cure event at 6 p.m. Saturday.
The event will be a nine-pin, no-tap tourney. Teams of one male and one female are required to enter.
Those interested can sign up at the Tell City Bowling Center. Cost is $20 per person. All proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen foundation.

Euchre at the Fulda Sportsman Feb. 23
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Feb. 23 at the club in Fulda.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7. There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end.  
Refreshments will be provided. The public is invited to attend.

Horseman Club sponsoring euchre games

TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club will host euchre games now through March. The next set of games will continue Saturday and March 2, 16 and 30.
Chili, hot dogs, desserts, soft drinks and coffee will be available at 6 p.m. with games at 7.  Cost at the door is $5 per person.
Prizes will be awarded for high points. First place will receive $50, second-place $30 and third place $20.
Rules will be announced before each game.  For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2052.

Euchre at Leopold Conservation Club
LEOPOLD – Euchre games will be held at the Leopold Conservation Club through April. Games will continue Feb. 23, March 9 and 23 and April 6.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7. Food and refreshments will be available.

Perry County day in Florida
VENICE, Fla. – Perry County Day on the Gulf Coast of Florida will be held Feb. 21. It is an annual gathering of southern Indiana Hoosiers living in Florida and organized by Perry County natives.
Snowbirds, vacationers and those with ties to the area are welcome to attend. There will be two events. The day will start with a lunch at 11 a.m. at the Habachi Grill, formerly Marco Polo’s, at 549 U.S. Highway 41 Bypass North in Venice.
Then a happy-hour gathering will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Trader Vic’s, 351 N. Cattleman Road in Sarasota, Fla., just off I-75 at Fruitville.
For more information, contact Jeff at 547-5489 or Ann at (941) 925-3250.

HIV testing offered at health department
PERRY COUNTY – Did you know that someone becomes infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes?
Get tested and know your status, urges the AIDS Re-source Group of Evansville, which offers free and confidential HIV testing at the Perry County Health Department the second Tuesday of every month. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, contact the resource group at (812) 421-0059 or the county health department at 547-2746.

Legion dinners Feb. 24
TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will sell fried-chicken dinners beginning at noon Feb. 24 at the post home.
Dinners will cost $4.95 and include two sides. Dine in or carry out will be available.

VNA Plus plans screenings Feb. 27

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. Feb. 27.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.