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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 email@example.com. Please include a telephone number.
Horlander to celebrate 100th birthday
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a 100th birthday party for Doretha Horlander at 2 p.m. today in the Transitional Care Dining Area.
The community is invited to attend or send her a card to help celebrate the occasion.
Go-karts at Branchville
BRANCHVILLE – Go-kart races will be held at the Branchville Conservation Club Saturday.
Races will begin at 6 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
Blood donation opportunity
EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston. The drive will be from 8 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall.
Those wishing to donate are asked to take identification. All blood types are needed. St John’s Church is one half mile west of New Boston at 12308 E. County Road 1160 North.
For more information, call 547-2007.
GOPerry breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa. Judge Lucy Goffinet will be the guest speaker and everyone is welcome to attend.
The club will continue monthly presentations by local groups throughout the year.
For more information, contact Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.
Cannelton block party Saturday
CANNELTON – A block party at Cottonmill Apartments for all Cannelton residents will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Free food, games, prizes and family activities will be available.
Father’s Day special at St. Meinrad Legion
ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad American Legion will sell ribeye and fried-chicken dinners Sunday in honor of Father’s Day.
Dinners include a choice of potato, salad, slaw or cottage cheese. Meals will be sold from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Football families meeting Monday
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the high-school study-hall room.
Substance abuse committee presentation Wednesday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee will host its grant award presentation at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, 702 10th Street, in Tell City.
Refreshments will be served. RSVPs need to be made to Diane Conner, coordinator, by Monday. For more information or to RSVP, call Conner at 547-6538.
Perry County Marines to meet June 22
PERRY COUNTY – Due to a conference schedule in Clarksville, the Perry County Marines will meet at 2 p.m. June 22 at 537 N. Seventh Street in Cannelton.
For more information, contact Jeff Devillez at 719-9325.
Yard sale to benefit Eddie Cronin scholarship
TELL CITY – A “yard sale and more” event to benefit the Eddie Cronin Memorial Scholarship will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at Indiana Realty and Auction, 331 Main St., in Tell City.
There will be a yard sale, bake sale, raffles, flea market and concessions.
For more information or to donate, call Emily Roark at 719-4511 or Ann Piper at 719-3298.
Pool closed for swim meet
TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will be closed June 28 through June 30 for a conference swim meet.
Oakwood’s day at the movies
TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health will host a senior citizens day at the movies the third Wednesday of each month at Tell City Cinemas.
A free movie will be shown with a choice of current films available, popcorn and a soft drink.
Doors will open at noon and the movie will begin at 1.
Veterans benefits talk June 25
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a veterans-benefits workshop June 25.
Two sessions with Veterans Financial will be held at 2 and 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVPs need to be made by calling 547-2333.
Health-care reform seminar June 27
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a free seminar on health-care reform from 8 to 9 a.m. June 27 at the chamber office.
Some questions that will be answered include “What is health-care reform?” “What does the upcoming deadline mean for my business?” and “Will I be ready for the 2014 mandates?”
Donations sought for yard sale
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will host a yard sale from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 28 and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at Democrat headquarters, 1120 Rubens St. in Tell City.
Donations are being accepted at Orscheln Farm and Home in Tell City through June 26. Items may also be dropped off from 3 to 7 p.m. June 27 at the Democrat headquarters.
For more information, call Yvonne Carter at 836-4842.
Humane Society meeting
PERRY COUNTY – The Humane Society of Perry County is planning a spring appreciation meeting for its members.
For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138 or 836-4842.
Novice ghost hunt in Cannelton
CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 20.
Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The group will have equipment for participants to use.
Cost is $25 per person and only six tickets will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
For more information, contact David or Angie Dykes by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 619-0778.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Perry County Museum.
Golf scramble for New Boston VFD
NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Volunteer Fire Department will hold a golf scramble June 30 at the Christmas Lake Village.
Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost is $50 per person.
To sponsor a hole for the event, call the New Boston Tavern at 547-5539.
Tractor association to meet
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
Derby Riverfest set for June 22
DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.
Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas-engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.
Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.
If you’re interested in setting up a booth, contact Mary Holland at 836-4403 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Check the Derby Indiana Facebook events for information and updates.
Santa Claus Legion poker games
SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 conducts Texas Hold ’em poker tourneys the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Sign in is from 5 to 6 p.m. Play begins at 6:15 p.m.
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 Resource 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.
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.
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 arrive a few minutes early to sign in. Elementary children attending must be accompanied by an adult.