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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a telephone number.
Open house at Branchville
BRANCHVILLE – The newly renovated Branchville Clubhouse will hold an open house May 11. Dinner will start at 6 p.m. and those attending are asked to take a covered dish.
Music will be played from 7 to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Rome UMC yard, bake sale Friday
TELL CITY – The Rome United Methodist Church will host a yard and bake sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 7 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Tell City.
St. Meinrad town-wide yard sales
ST. MEINRAD – The community of St. Meinrad will have town-wide yard sales beginning at 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Sales will appear in this week’s Perry County News classifieds.
Maps of participating yard sales will also be available at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
PC Substance Abuse Council accepting grant applications
TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee will accept grant requests from now until May 17.
Grant applications are available online at www.perrycountysubstanceabuse.org. Deadline for submitting applications is 3 p.m. May 17. Applications can be mailed to PCSAC, P.O. Box 442, Tell City, IN 47586 or dropped off to Diane Conner, coordinator at First United Methodist Church, 702 10th Street, in Tell City. For more information, call Conner at 547-6538.
PC football families to meet Tuesday
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Perry Central High School study hall.
For more information, contact Donna Shaw at 836-2927.
Parent enrichment program set for Friday
TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Early Head Start, 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.
The topic will be “The Good Life – Improved Self-esteem and Well-being” with speaker Sarah Kluender of the Counseling and Consulting Services of Owensboro, Ky., presenting.
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.
Twilight Towers yard sale Saturday
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers, 1648 10th Street in Tell City, will hold their annual yard-sale fund-raiser at 6 a.m. Saturday in the dining room.
A biscuits-and-gravy breakfast will be served during the event. A full order will cost $2 and a half order $1.
Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each.
A bake sale will also be part of the yard sale. Everyone is invited to attend.
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.
Sanders will also sell cookbooks in front of Noble’s IGA starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. The group is seeking donations as well.
Cannelton students to thank volunteers
CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary staff will host their annual volunteer celebration at 3:30 p.m. May 8 in the Myers Grade School cafeteria.
The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.
PCMH to offer free quit smoking classes
TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free quit smoking classes from 6 to 7 p.m. May 10, 17 and 24.
“Freshstart,” an American Cancer Society program, provides effective tools to use while individuals quit the habit of smoking.
For more information or to make a reservation, contact Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Dog-obedience classes in Hancock County
HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Dog obedience classes will be held at 9 a.m. May 12 at the Hancock County Animal Shelter. Sessions will be held every Saturday unless it is raining.
Cost is $5 per lesson and dogs of any age or training ability are accepted. Funds from the lessons will go toward helping the shelter dogs. Shot records of dogs are required at the first class.
For more information, call the shelter at (270) 927-8544.
Hillbilly-golf scramble May 19 at country club
TELL CITY – The second annual Branchville hillbilly-golf scramble is set for May 19 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City. Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m.
Teams will consist of four people and cost is $40 per person. Food is included in the cost. Those who register before Wednesday will receive a free T-shirt.
For more information, contact David Beertzer at (812) 431-3104.
Memorial Hospital to host farmers market
JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will sponsor a farmers market in order to provide hospital employees, visitors and local residents opportunities to purchase fresh, healthy produce from local farmers and growers.
The farmers market will take place every other Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23 through Oct. 3, in the east parking lot along Ninth Street.
Products sold at the farmers market are limited to fresh farm products, including fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, honey and eggs. There is no cost for vendors to participate.
If you are a vendor interested in selling produce, or would like more information about the farmers’ market, contact Sid Fritch at (812) 996-8542 or Lori Persohn at (812) 996-0398.
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. May 24. 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.