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Community Events, Feb. 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 lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

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.

VNA Plus plans screenings Thursday
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. Thursday.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

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 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 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.

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.

St. Michael annual fish dinners
CANNELTON – The members of St. Michael Catholic Church are again serving fish dinners the first six Fridays of lent.  
Meals are 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. Take out meals and delivery are 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.
No dinners will be served Good Friday, March 29.

K of C Lenten dinners Fridays

TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus, 947 11th St., will hold Lenten dinners every Friday 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.

Poker tournament at Santa Claus Legion
SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus Legion Post 242 will host Texas Hold’em tourneys beginning March 2 and continuing each Saturday.
Games will begin at noon in the upstairs of the legion. Sign in will be from 11 a.m. to noon.
Parking will be available at the rear of the legion.

New Boston soup sale March 3

NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual soup sale March 3 at the New Boston Fire Department.
Soup will be ready for pickup by noon and cost is $12 per gallon. All proceeds from the sale will go to the New Boston Fire Department.

DAR group to gather March 13
TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 5:30 p.m. March 13 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
A program will be presented by Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch. This meeting will be open to the public.
For more information, contact Regent Lena Joyal at 619-0708.

Zumba at Schergens Center
TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness are sponsoring Zumba classes at the Schergens Center at 6:30 p.m. every Monday.
Cost is $3 per class or $12 for five sessions. Perry County students are admitted to classes for free.
Those attending are asked to wear athletic shoes, take water and a towel and to arrive a few minutes early to sign in. Elementary children attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Zumba classes at Perry Central
LEOPOLD – Zumba classes are held at Perry Central at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafetorium each Wednesday during February.
Classes last one hour and cost for is $5 every meeting. A portion of each month’s proceeds is donated to a charitable cause.
Everyone is invited to participate.