Community events, Jan. 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.

Bunco night at Cannelton Legion
CANNELTON – The Cannelton Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a bunco night Jan. 29. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 6:30.
Entry fee is a $5 donation.
All proceeds will go to the Cannelton American Legion. Free refreshments will be served.
Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place, as well as last place.

Band fundraiser at Chicago’s Pizza
TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen will hold a fundraiser at 4 p.m. Jan. 22 at Chicago’s Pizza in Tell City.
The fundraiser will be an all-you-can-eat pizza and breadstick event.
The cost is $8 per person, which will include a meal and drink.
The community is invited and encouraged to attend and support the Marching Marksmen.

Parent enrichment program Jan. 24
TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a  parent enrichment program scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at LHDC Early Head Start, 321 Ninth Street in Tell City.
The January topic is nutrition with speaker Heather Shrum of Martha Gregory and Associates. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

Parks and rec board to meet
CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

Horseman Club sponsoring euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club will host euchre games now through March. Events will continue Saturday, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 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 Fulda Sportsman

FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club in Fulda.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end of the night.  Refreshments will be available and the public is welcome to attend.

Optimist club to host annual chili dinner
TELL CITY – The Tell City Optimist Club will host its annual chili dinner at Tell City Junior-Senior High School at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Dinner includes chili, hot dog, dessert and drink. All proceeds go to community youth programs.
Tickets are $7 each and are available through Jane Kessans at Hair Tech, Jonie Little at the Tell City Water Department or by calling Curt at 548-0639. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Euchre at Leopold Conservation Club
LEOPOLD – Euchre games will be held at the Leopold Conservation Club through April. Games will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and 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.

DAR meeting Feb. 7

CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 7. Hostess will be Lucy Goffinet.
A program on early president coins will be presented by Zella Gilbert.
Anyone interested in joining the DAR or for more information about the organization, call Lena Joyal at 547-0061 or 619-0708.

Tractor association to meet Jan. 24
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
For more information, contact Ed Guillaume at 843-5746.

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. Jan. 24.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

Nancy Hanks Lincoln pilgrimage Feb. 10
LINCOLN CITY – The annual pilgrimage to Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s Memorial at the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Museum will begin at 2 p.m. Feb. 10.
All Daughters of the American Revolution members are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact DAR regent Lena Joyal at 547-0061 or 619-0708.

Living Bread Food Pantry open to public
TELL CITY – The Living Bread Food Pantry, an outreach program of Tell Street Baptist Church, offers prayer, Christian guidance and food to the needy families in the surrounding area.
Anyone is invited to schedule an appointment Saturdays, except the first of the month.
Appointments can be made by calling 547-4500 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only two appointments per person per month are allowed.
Inquiries about the church’s Sunday services are also welcome.

Eagles Bluff closed weekends
PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Parks and Recreation Director Adam Tempel announced recently that Eagles Bluff Park in Cannelton is closed weekends during the winter.
The park will be re-opened to patrons beginning in March.

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 Monday.
Classes last one hour and cost for is $5 every Monday. A portion of each month’s proceeds is donated to a charitable cause.
Everyone is invited to participate.

Heartsaver CPR training at Memorial
JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will offer a Heartsaver CPR class from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Community Relations Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper.
This American Heart Association course is designed for lay people who serve as rescuers as part of their job responsibilities and for the general public who have direct access to automated external defibrillator. Skills taught include CPR, AED use and relief of choking in adults, children and infants. In order to complete the course and receive the course completion card, participants must successfully complete a skills evaluation.
Pre-registration is required. The fee for the course is $50. For more information or to register, visit the hospital’s Web site at www.mhhcc.org and click “Classes & Events” or call the community relations department at (812) 996-2399 or toll-free at (800) 852-7279, Ext. 2399.

Hoosier Days in Florida
SEBRING, Fla. – Indiana residents visiting Florida during the winter are invited to the annual Hoosier Days Feb. 3 at Homer’s Buffet, on the corner of Highway 27 and Sebring Parkway across from Wal-Mart, in Sebring.
Sign in for the lunch will be at 11 a.m. and the meal will begin at noon.