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Community Events, Jan. 9

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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.

Parks and rec meeting Wednesday
CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

Horseman club will sponsor euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club will host euchre games now through March. Events are planned for Saturday, Jan. 21, Feb. 4, Feb. 18 and March 3, 17 and 31.
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.
Rules will be announced before each game. For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2052.

Optimist chili supper Jan. 14 at TC High School
TELL CITY – The Optimist Club of Tell City will host its annual chili supper Jan. 14 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School cafeteria. Serving times will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $7 per person and meals will include chili, sandwich and dessert.
The community is invited to join the group and then stay for the Tell City vs. South Spencer basketball game. Tickets can be purchased at the door or call Curt Cronin at 548-0639.
All proceeds from the supper will go to community youth events.

Leopold to host euchre tournament
LEOPOLD – A euchre tournament will be held Jan. 14 at the Leopold Conservation Club.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with games beginning at 7.
The public is invited to attend.

Euchre games in Fulda Jan. 21
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Jan. 21 at the club in Fulda. 
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. The tourney will consist of six 20-minute games with prizes to be awarded at the end of play. 
Refreshments will be provided.  The public is welcome to attend.

VFW members to celebrate history
TELL CITY – Members of Tell City Veterans of Foreign Wars Winchell-Vogel Post 2939 will celebrate its 78-year anniversary with a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the post home.
The dinner is for members only, including the ladies and men’s auxiliaries. To attend, members are asked to take a covered dish. The post will furnish the meat.
A dance, which will be open to the public, will begin at 8 p.m. and entertainment will be provided by Leo Gronquist and The Paradise Band.
Cover charge will be $5 per person at the door.

VNA Plus blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – The Visiting Nurse Association Plus will hold blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings each month at Twilight Towers.
Screening will be from 9 to 10 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

PCMH to offer screenings Tuesdays
TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will hold blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings every Tuesday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Wal-Mart in Tell City.
The screenings will be offered free of charge to the public.
For more information, contact PCMH at 547-0392.

Hoosier Day in Sebring
SEBRING, Fla. – The annual Hoosier Day in Sebring has been scheduled for Feb. 4 at Homer’s Buffet at the corner of Highway 27 and Sebring Parkway across from Wal-Mart.
Sign in is at 11 a.m. and the meal will be at noon.

Southern Indiana reunion set for Feb. 9
SARASOTA, Fla. – An annual southern Indiana reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at the Super Buffet VI in the Sarasota Crossings Shopping Center in Sarasota.
The reunion was formerly held in Venice, Fla. Anyone from southern Indiana and their friends are welcome to attend.
For more information, call (941) 953-4262.

German American selling candles for Relay
TELL CITY – The three locations of German American in Tell City are selling a selection of candles for Relay for Life.
The candles cost $7 each. Proceeds will benefit the 2012 German American Relay for Life team.