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Community events, March 15

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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.

Coon Club shooting match Sunday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Coon Club will host its shooting match Sunday at the club.
Ham shoot starts at 11:30 a.m. and the closed match will begin at 2:30 p.m.
Shooting will be for hams, pork and beef. First choice will be half a beef.

St. Patrick’s dance at VFW
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 dance hall will play host to a St. Patrick’s Day dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
The Leo Gronquist Band will perform. Admission is $5 at the door. The public is invited to attend.

Greenwood cemetery spring clean under way
TELL CITY – Workers at Greenwood Cemetery in Tell City will begin the annual spring cleanup the week of March 26.
All articles must be picked up by then. Nothing is allowed on the ground during the spring.
Cemetery Sexton Earl Parker appreciates all public cooperation.

Open house at Cannelton Library
CANNELTON – The Perry County Library will host an open house for the Cannelton branch of the library from 1 to 7 p.m. March 21 at the Cannelton branch.
The Friends of the Library will provide refreshments. The public is invited and encouraged to attend to see the changes to the facility.

Sonshine’s rummage sale in April
NEW BOSTON – Sonshine Early Learning Ministry will host a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19, 20 and 21 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, one mile west of New Boston.
The sales will be held rain or shine. Items will include women’s, men’s and children clothing, toys, furniture, purses, home decorations and bedding.
A pair of used shoes will be given out with every purchase and all items will be half price Saturday.
Soup, homemade pies, cookies, breads, rolls and kuchen (a type of coffee cake) will also be available for purchase.

Troy FD soup sale March 25
TROY – The Troy Fire Department will hold a spring soup sale March 25 at the firehouse. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.
Those purchasing soup are asked to take their own containers for gallons.

Euchre at the Sportsman Saturday
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 be-ginning at 7 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be provided. The public is welcome to attend.

Horseman club will sponsor euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club will host euchre games through March. Events are planned for Saturday and March 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.

Beard Cemetery trustee needed
BRISTOW – Anyone who wishes to serve as trus-tee of the Beard Cemetery is asked to submit their name by April 1 to Beard Cemetery Trustee, 22998 Blue Ridge Road, Bristow, IN 47575-9502.

K of C Lenten dinners
TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus will host their annual Lenten fish dinners every Friday beginning this Friday. Serving will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the K of C.

St. Meinrad K of C fish fry
ST. MEINRAD – Knights of Columbus of St. Meinrad will host a fish fry open to the public from 5 to 7:30 p.m. March 23. The meal is sponsored by the youth and young adult groups of St. Boniface, Fulda and St. Meinrad Catholic Churches.
Money raised will support the group’s service week trip to Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cost is $8 per meal and will include two fish fillets, creek fries, slaw, bread and dessert.

VNA Plus blood-pressure, blood-sugar 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. March 22.For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

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

Eagles Bluff switches to summer hours
PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board has announced hour changes for Eagles Bluff Park in Cannelton.
The park will now be accessible from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week through the summer.

St. Boniface fish fry March 30
FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fish fry from 3 to 7 p.m. March 30 at the parish center, located on Indiana 545 south of the church.
The parish family of the church invites neighbors and friends to attend for an evening of dinner and fellowship. Cost of the dinners is $9 for adults and $5 for children.
The menu will include two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and a choice of three sides; German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw. Takeout will be available.
Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the facilities of St. Boniface Parish Center.

Fly-a-kite workshop at Patoka Lake
BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at 1 p.m. March 24 to build kites. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind kite using patterns and materials provided.
Once all kites have been constructed, those attending will be invited to join a car caravan to the beach for some high flying fun. The cost for this program is $5 per kite.

Cookbooks to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association
TELL CITY – Anita Sanders, team captain for Kroessman Krusaders Alzheimer’s fundraising team, and co-chair Nadina Paulin are selling cookbooks to raise money for the 2012 Memory Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.
The books sell for $12.50 each and all proceeds go to the association. Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816.