Community Events, Feb. 24

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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.

Kids clinic Saturday
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply store will sponsor a free kids clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Children are invited to attend and learn how to make pet puppets at the store.
For more information, call 547-7444.

Transition fair in Huntingburg today
HUNTINGBURG – A transition fair for students with disabilities and their families will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. EST today 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.

Hike scheduled for Saturday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Hiking Club will meet for a hike Saturday, Feb. 26.
Members will hike the two-lake trail West at Celina Lake Rec Area.
Those wishing to attend can meet at the IGA parking lot in Tell City at 8 a.m. or at the Celina Rec Area at 8:30 a.m.

La Leche League meeting
IRELAND – La Leche League provides mother-to-mother support for breastfeeding, post-breastfeeding and pregnant women. Mothers who wish to breastfeed their babies or pump milk for them will find encouragement and information at the local La Leche League meetings.
La Leche League meets on the first Tuesday of every month with the next meeting scheduled for March 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Community Center Classroom 3 in Ireland next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
All pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women interested in breastfeeding and their children are welcome. For further information or directions call (812) 482-5265 or (812) 582-1363.

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.

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.

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 Leopold 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 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 Clubs 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.