Community events, July 28

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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.

PC football sweatpants, shirts for sale
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football attire is now on sale to the public as a fundraiser for the school’s football program.
T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants are available in gray and green with proceeds going toward food for players before and after games.
Contact one of the following to place an order: Pam Krygielka at (812) 893-1023, Donna Shaw at 836-2927 or Pam Hilgenhold at 836-2886. The first order will be placed Aug. 5 with a final order taken Aug. 26.

Photography contest, show announced
PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association announces a photography show scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 13.
This event is scheduled during Schweizer Fest and will be held in the second-floor gallery in City Hall in Tell City. This event is for amateurs only. Awards will be given for first- , second- and third-place and People’s Choice at an award ceremony set for at 6 p.m. the same day. 
Photo entries should be dropped off at CVS by Aug. 11 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Entry forms containing the rules are available at CVS and the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. There is a limit of three photos per photographer.
If you have questions, call Laurie Dinkel, event chairwoman at 547-4064 or Cheri Taylor, president of the Tell City Regional Arts Association, at 547-2385.

Red Cross classes in August
TELL CITY – The Red Cross will sponsor a professional rescuer health-care provider class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
There will also be a CPR, first-aid and AED class from 9 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
To register for either class, call (877) 519-5967. For more information, call 843-4747.

Shred day at local bank
TELL CITY – German American Bank in Tell City will host a shred day from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Main Street location.
Take your important financial, tax and personal documents to be shredded by Piranha Mobile Shredding, officers there urge.
Staples, paper clips, rubber bands, file folders, credit cards, DVDs, CDs, floppy disks and microfilm may be shredded. No phone books or newspaper will be accepted and there is a 100-pound shred limit per person.
Staff will grill out during the day, serving chicken-and-vegetable shish kabobs.

Funds needed to help local man
HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Joshua Goatley of Hawesville needs a kidney transplant.
To help raise funds for medical costs, an account has been set up at German American banks.
The account is under the name Joshua Goatley - kidney transplant donations.

Sesquicentennial cookbooks available
TELL CITY – Due to a large demand, Mu Gamma sorority has ordered 200 more copies of the Tell City Sesquicentennial cookbook.
The books can be purchased at the Tell City Hallmark store or Celebrations on Main Street.
Cost is $10 per book.

Special Olympics car wash
TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will have a car wash at Evans Tire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13.

VNA Plus to offer blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association Plus will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 16 at Wal-Mart and from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at Twilight Towers.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.

Local families needed for exchange students
PERRY COUNTY – AS-SE International Student Exchange Program is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18 from a variety of countries around the world.
Students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture. In addition, students have pocket money for personal expenses and full health, accident and liability insurance.
To become a host family, call (800) 736-1760.

Ferdinand Legion to host shooting match
FERDINAND – Ferdinand American Legion will host shooting matches every Friday night for beef and pork.
The closed match will start at 8:30 p.m. First choice is half a beef.

Hunter-ed classes in Chrisney
CHRISNEY – The Indiana Hunter Education Association will hold a class from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Aug. 4 at Cornerstone Methodist, Indiana 70 east of Chrisney.
To register, call 937-2438.

Social Security reps to visit TC
TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone. If you prefer, you can meet with a representative Aug. 10 or Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
For more information, call toll-free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.

Boys and Girls Club collecting car donations
PERRY COUNTY – Many Boys and Girls Clubs are currently running car campaigns. Cars do not have to be functional to be donated.
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.