Community Events, Nov. 8

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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.

Retired teachers to meet Thursday
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.

Humane society meeting Tuesday
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Elections will also be held at this time.
The meeting will take place at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138.

Euchre tournament in Leopold
LEOPOLD – A euchre tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at St. Augustine Church Hall in Leopold.
Soup, sandwiches, desserts 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 celebration.

Rolling Thunder mock turtle soup sale
GRANDVIEW – Rolling Thunder Indiana Chapter 7 will sell mock turtle soup at the Grandview Firehouse Nov. 13. 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 Birchler at (812) 362-8631, Debbie Webster at 547-5946 or Angie Moseby at 719-8416.

Euchre tourney at TC Legion
TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will hold a euchre tournament at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the post in Tell City.
The public is invited to attend.

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 Nov. 13 at Orschlen’s.
Straw will be available from 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, call 836-4138.

Horseman’s club euchre tourney
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will have a euchre tourney Saturday, Nov. 20 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 and coffee will be served. For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2244.

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 nine out of the 13 weeks.
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 will be open at 6 p.m.
For more information, contact Bill Catlin at (219) 808-2699 or J.T. at (812) 619-1477.

Civil War buffs to meet Nov. 27
TELL CITY – The next Civil War roundtable meeting will be at 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 27 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, contact Frank Sandage at (904) 309-3401.

VFW cornhole tourneys Fridays
TELL CITY – Tell City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will once again host a cornhole tourney every Friday at the post home.
Last season and new players are invited to attend.
For more information, call the VFW at 547-4756 or Kerry James at 608-0217.

Mums for Relay
TELL CITY – German American’s lobbies are blooming, even though the leaves are falling.
Each location is selling mums to benefit the German American Relay for Life team. Plants are $5 each.
For more information, call 547-7025.

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.

Snowbirds to meet in February
SEBRING, Fla. – An annual gathering of local residents who flock to Florida for the winter months will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Homer’s Restaurant in Sebring, Fla.
The group will meet for lunch and fellowship. Drawings will be conducted for prizes.
As in the past, attendees will pay at the door, be directed to the correct room and a collection will be made for the waitress’ tip. No reservations are required. For more information call (812) 686-0542.