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Community events, May 16

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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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

Orscheln obedience event Sunday
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Store and the Evansville Obedience Club will host a dog obedience demonstration at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Orscheln Farm and Home Store parking lot.
The event was rescheduled due to rain. The public is welcome to attend, especially those interested in therapy dog training or those with questions or problems.
Those taking pets are asked to have them on leashes and have updated shots.
Call 547-7444 with any questions.

Hillbilly golf scramble July 9
BRANCHVILLE – Branchville’s first Hillbilly Golf Scramble is scheduled for July 9 at the Old English Golf Course.
Cost is $45 per person with four people minimum per team. All-you-can-eat burgers and hot dogs will also be provided to teams. Festivities will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
Deadline to register is June 27. To register or for more information, contact David Beertzer at 843-3064 or Derick Lamar at 719-3376.

Benefit golf scramble Saturday
HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – A fundraiser golf scramble will be held for the South Hancock Family Resource Center at 8 a.m. Saturday.
The scramble will be held at Ben Hawes Golf Course at Ben Hawes State Park. Fee is $150 per team of four. The first 18 teams to register and pay will be eligible to play.
For more information, contact Kim Mitchell at (270) 927-6762 or (270) 791-6741.

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. Tuesday at Wal-Mart and from 9 to 10 a.m. May 24 at Twilight Towers.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.

New support group to meet
TELL CITY – New Way to Live, a new Narcotics Anonymous support group, will begin meeting Thursdays at 7 p.m. at 319 11th Street in Tell City.
The group will have open discussion meetings.

Perry County chess club to meet
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will meet for its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. May 31 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
Chess instruction will be given for 30 minutes before participants are allowed to play games for the remaining time.
All participants, including beginners, are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.