Community Events, Nov. 11

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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.

Mu Gamma to meet today
TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at Carolyn Craddock’s home.
The membership committee will be hostesses for ritual tea for some members.

Retired teachers meeting today
TELL CITY – The Indiana State Teachers Association-Retired Perry County teachers will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Patio. All retired teachers and educational support staff are welcome to attend.

Band boosters to sell dinners Sunday
TELL CITY – Tell City Band Boosters will sell chicken dinners Sunday at 12th and Tell streets in Tell City.
Serving will being at 10:30 a.m. Dinners include half-barbecued chicken, creek fried potatoes and green beans. Cost is $7 per plate.

Tri-Parish soup cook off
FULDA – Tri-parish Relay for Life team will have its annual soup cookoff Saturday.
Serving will begin at 6 p.m. at St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda. A donation of $5 is asked for soups and desserts. For more information, call (812)431-7038

Euchre games in Leopold
LEOPOLD – A euchre tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at St. Augustine Church Hall in Leopold.
Soup, sandwiches, des-serts and drinks will be available starting at 5 p.m. The tournament will begin at 6. Proceeds from the event will go to the church’s 175th anniversary celebration.

Rolling Thunder mock turtle soup sale
GRANDVIEW – Rolling Thunder Indiana Chapter 7 will sell mock turtle soup at the Grandview Firehouse Saturday. Soup will be ready at noon and will sell for $13 a gallon.
Pre-sales will also be available for the public. For more information or to place an order, contact Barb Bir-chler at (812) 362-8631, Debbie Webster at 547-5946 or Angie Moseby at 719-8416.

Free straw for doghouses
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County and Orschlen’s Farm and Home Store in Tell City will pass out free straw for doghouses Saturday at Orschlen’s. Straw will be available from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 836-4138.

Karaoke contest at the Legion
TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 is sponsoring a karaoke contest Friday nights at the Legion from now until Dec. 17.
Qualifying rounds are happening now and final judging will be Dec. 17.
To qualify, contestants must appear four out of the 13 weeks - a change from the previous nine-week requirement. Special awards will be given for perfect attendance. Judging will be by members of local bands. Cash prizes will be given Dec. 17
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with qualifying starting at 7. Cover charge is $2 per person. A cash bar and grill opens at 6 p.m.
For more information, contact Richard Weatherholt at 548-4574 or 719-7434.

40 & 8 plans bingo benefit
TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213’s Forty and Eight veterans organization will raise money for nurses in training and child welfare through 30 bingo games beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Doors and a bar will open at noon at the Legion home on Indiana 66, and jackpots will include smoked hams and turkeys.
Players must be 18 years or older.
All proceeds will go to nurses training and child welfare.

St. Michael Turkey bingo scheduled
CANNELTON – The St. Michael turkey bingo has been set for 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Cannelton Community Center. Tickets are $2 for 25 games.
There will be 20 turkeys and five jackpots. A raffle will also be held for various prizes and money.
For more information, contact the church at 547-4388.

VNA to offer blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings at Wal-Mart and Twilight Towers in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at Wal-Mart and from 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at Twilight Towers.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.