Community events, March 24

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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.

After prom committee fundraiser under way
TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School After Prom committee is selling Schwan products now until April 4 to raise funds for this year’s after prom.
Anyone who wishes to place an order can call Janet Wagner at 547-6902, Tina Gladish at 547-2650 or Sandy Ballman at 547-8071.

Mu Gamma chapter to meet today
TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.
Hostesses will be Velma Hubert, Sondra Vanconia and Rita Lawalin.

Conservation Club euchre tourney Saturday
LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the clubhouse.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7. Food and refreshments will be available.
There will be no smoking during the tourneys.
Cost is $5.

K of C to sell barbecued chicken dinners
TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will serve barbecued chicken dinners at 12th and Tell streets in Tell City Sunday.
Serving will start at 10:30 a.m. Dinners will include half a chicken, creek fries and green beans. The price per dinner is $7.

Nursing home to honor volunteers
TELL CITY – Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills will host a volunteer recognition ceremony, April 7. The event will start with a program at 2 p.m. honoring volunteers.
Refreshments will be served afterward. The public is invited to attend.

PCMH Auxiliary spring meeting, appreciation breakfast April 1
TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual spring membership meeting and appreciation breakfast at 9 a.m. April 1 in the hospital cafeteria. The annual meeting will follow the breakfast.
Joe Stuber, chief executive officer of the hospital, will be the guest speaker.
Several items will be discussed. All auxiliary members are encouraged to attend and enjoy the morning.
Any friends or family members who are interested in the auxiliary, are invited to attend as well.
RSVPs are needed by Monday.

Red Cross to host course today
TELL CITY – The Perry County Red Cross will conduct a health care provider-professional rescuer class today.
The class will meet at Fifth Third Bank, Indiana 66 in Tell City, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $65 per person.
For more information or to register, call 843-4747.

Lunch and Learn at Oakwood
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a Lunch and Learn at noon April 13. The event will feature Dr. Dennis Beck, Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedic Associates in Evansville.
Beck will speak on the coordination of care between personal-care physicians and specialists.
The public is invited to attend. Lunch will be provided at no charge.
RSVP to Oakwood Health Campus at 547-2333.

Twilight Towers breakfast fundraiser
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold a breakfast fundraiser Saturday April 2 starting at 7 a.m. in the dining room at 1648 10th St., Tell City.
The even is open to the public. The menu includes biscuits and gravy, orange juice and coffee.
A half-order of will be $1, a full order will be $2 and orange juice and coffee 50 cents each.

Spring into Cooking classes starting
TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will host “Spring into Cooking” classes for the public.
Classes will held Tuesdays at the Schergens Center at 6 p.m. and cost $7 per person.
Five classes are scheduled for the spring cooking session. Each class will be held on Tuesdays, the last class being April 19.
Classes scheduled are as follows:
Tuesday – James Rash
April 5 – Sharla Christian, basic dough
April 12 – Jim Weeks, grilling
April 19 – Donna Adams, pairing foods with wine
For more information call 547-7933.

Hospital gift shop volunteers to meet
TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold an informational meeting for all gift shop volunteers.
The meeting is set for 1 p.m. April 6 in Conference Room C at the hospital. Randy Dennison, vice president of support services, will be the guest speaker.
All volunteers are encouraged to at-tend.

Relay team selling butter braids
TELL CITY – The German American Relay for Life team is selling Butter Braids frozen pastry just in time for Easter.
The pastries are $11 each, will serve 11 people and are easy to fix, GA team members said. To prepare the pastries, you will need to let them thaw, rise to double in size and then bake.
Choices of braids are apple, bavarian crème with chocolate icing, caramel roll with caramel glaze, cherry, cinnamon, cream cheese or raspberry.
Deadline to order is April 1 and delivery date will be April 6.
Anyone who wishes to view the braids can visit www.butterbraid.com.
To order, call German American at 547-7025.

Horseman’s club euchre games April 2
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games April 2 at the clubhouse on Summer Road, just north of Tell City.
The event is open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m.
Hot dogs, chili, desserts, soft drinks and coffee will be served.
The clubhouse is a nonsmoking facility.For more information, call 836-2127.

Social Security rep to visit Tell City
TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will visit Tell City during April, May and June.
The first meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall April 13.
The representative will answer questions and address any concerns.
For more information, call (800) 772-1213 or visit www.socialsecurity.gov.

Annual Leopold yard sale set for April
LEOPOLD – The fourth annual Leopold yard sale has been scheduled for April 15, 16 and 17. Check the classifieds for specific details on sales.
For more information, contact Phyllis Sprinkle at 843-4858.

TCRAA poetry reading event
TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host a second poetry reading, open to all ages and to the public at large.
The event is not a contest, but an opportunity for authors of poetry to share their works with those interested in poetry.
The reading will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
A continental-type breakfast will be offered to those attending.

Talk to a Lawyer announces new numbers
EVANSVILLE – Talk To A Lawyer, the monthly telephone program where individuals can call and ask general legal questions and receive answers from lawyers for free, has new telephone numbers.
Effective April 7, the telephone numbers will be (812) 618-4845 and toll free (888) 594-3449.
The old telephone numbers are no longer effective. These telephone numbers are accessible only on the first Thursday of the month during the hours of 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Talk to a Lawyer is co-sponsored by the Evansville Bar Foundation and the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana, Inc. It has been a continuing program since 2002.

Boys and Girls Clubs collecting cars
PERRY COUNTY – Many Boys and Girls Clubs are currently running car campaigns.
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.