Community events, Feb. 21

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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.

Donations for Alexis Dalton sought
TELL CITY – The family of Alexis Dalton has set up a donation fund in her name at German American in Tell City.
Dalton, 4, was diagnosed with Leukemia Feb. 11. Funds will be used for her travel and medical expenses.
She is the daughter of Michelle and Nathan Reid and Travis Dalton, all of Tell City.

Perry County chess club to meet Tuesday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will meet for its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 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.

Transition fair in Huntingburg Thursday
HUNTINGBURG – A Transition Fair for students with disabilities and their families will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. EST Thursday at Cedar Crest Intermediate School in Huntingburg.
Topics will include behavioral supports, employment supports, Medicaid waiver, SSI, guardianship and special needs trusts.
Booths will open at 5 p.m. and speaker panel sessions are set to start at 5:15. A free spaghetti dinner will start at 5:30 p.m.
Door prizes and free child-attendant care will be available.

Pet parade Saturday at Orscheln’s
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply Store will sponsor a pet parade at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.
Community residents are encouraged to take their pets for a chance to win a prize for the cutest pet. Orscheln will also sell raffle tickets for a gift basket. The proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Perry County.
The tickets are $1 each or $5 for six tickets.
For more information, call 547-7444.

Regional planning commission to meet Tuesday
FERDINAND – The executive board of the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the commission’s office, 221 E. First St., Ferdinand.

CPR, first aid class Saturday
TELL CITY – Perry County Red Cross will conduct a CPR and first aid class Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
The class begins at 9 a.m. Call 843-4747 to register or for more information.

Conservation club euchre tourney Saturday
LEOPOLD – The Leo-pold Conservation Club will host a euchre tourney Feb. 26 at the clubhouse.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7. Food and refreshments will be available. There will be no smoking during the tourneys.
Cost is $5.

Horseman’s club euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games March 5 at the clubhouse on Summer Road, just north of Tell City.
The event is open to the public. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. Hot dogs, chili, desserts, soft drinks and coffee will be served.
The clubhouse is a nonsmoking facility.
For more information, call 836-2127.

VNA Plus to offer blood- pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association Plus will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings at Twilight Towers in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at Twilight Towers and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. March 1 at Wal-Mart in Tell City.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.

Boys and Girls Club collecting cars
PERRY COUNTY – Many Boys and Girls Clubs are currently running car campaigns.
Donated cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support the clubs’ many programs.
For those wishing to donate or for more information, contact (800) 246-04936.