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Community Events, Sept. 12

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VFW selling pork-chop dinners Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a pork-chop dinner Saturday at the post home in Tell City.
Meals will include a pork chop, baked potato and slaw. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and cost is $7.50 each.

Bake sale Friday at Old National
TELL CITY – Old National Bank in Tell City will host a bake sale Friday to raise funds for the March of Dimes.
Items will be available during normal banking hours.

VFW ladies auxiliary yard sale starts Friday
TELL CITY – The Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host a yard sale Friday and Saturday at 301 Main St., Tell City.
Anyone who wishes to donate items may drop them off at the VFW. For more information, contact Kim at 719-8255.

Commodores football families meeting Sept. 19

LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will gather for a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 in the high-school study-hall room.

Free-hot-dog night at TC soccer game
TELL CITY – The Tell City junior-high soccer team will have a free-hot-dog night – while they last – beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 during the home game against North Posey. 
Festivities will start 30 minutes prior to the game. All students, grade 12 and younger are admitted free.
Admission for adults is $3.

Evanston hog roast, softball tourney
EVANSTON – The 30th annual Evanston hog roast and co-ed softball tourney is set for Sept. 21.
The public is invited to form teams for the tourney, which is sponsored by  the Evanston Civic Association, and sign up by Wednesday. Cost is $150 per team.
For more information, contact Matt Keller at (812) 529-8314 or (812) 686-0448.

Ohio Valley Tractor ride coming Sept. 21
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association’s annual tractor ride is set for Sept. 21.
The group will leave from the Branchville Conservation Club at 8 a.m. and travel to the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Crawford County. Fee is $5 per tractor. Lunch will be provided at the restaurant. There will also be live entertainment.
For more information, call 843-5746 or 843-5716.

Arts, crafts bazaar Oct. 19
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts-and-crafts vendors bazaar Oct. 19 at 301 Main St., Tell City. Tables may be re-served for $15 by calling Kim at 719-8255.
The public is invited to attend and see homemade, antique and new vendor items.

Kickball tournament benefit Oct. 12

CANNELTON – The Perry County Museum will host a kickball tournament fundraiser Oct. 12 at Legion Field in Cannelton.
Teams will need to consist of a minimum of nine players and registration cost is $50 per team. Times of matches have yet to be determined and will depend on the number of teams competing. Watch the News for more details.
Awards will be given to the top two teams and to the team with the best name, best team shirt design and most home runs.
All teams must be registered by Sept. 28. For more information or to register, contact Lena Joyal by email at lmjoyal@gmail.com or call 619-0708.

Blood-pressure checks, sugar tests Sept. 26

TELL CITY – Keep a watch on your well-being by taking advantage of free monthly blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings offered by VNA Plus Home Care and Hospice. The screenings will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 26 at Twilight Towers in Tell City.
The clinic is conducted by registered nurses and no preregistration is necessary.
For more information, call the VNA Plus Tell City office at 547-7967 or toll free at (800) 743-4862; or visit www.vnaplus.org.

Books needed at Twilight Towers
TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Library is looking for some more large-print books, paperback or hardback, to add to the collection.
Gently used books would be much appreciated by the tenants. Books can be dropped off at the Twilight Towers office at 1648 10th St., Tell City.
 
Oakwood’s day at the movies
TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health  host senior-citizens days at the movies the third Wednesday of each month at Tell City Cinemas.
A free movie is shown with a choice of current films available, popcorn and a soft drink.
Doors open at noon and the movie begins at 1.

HIV testing offered at health department

PERRY COUNTY – Did you know that someone becomes infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes?
Get tested and know your status, urges the AIDS Resource Group of Evansville, which offers free and confidential HIV testing at the Perry County Health Department the second Tuesday of every month. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, contact the resource group at (812) 421-0059 or the county health department at 547-2746.

Living Bread Food Pantry open to public
TELL CITY – The Living Bread Food Pantry, an outreach program of Tell Street Baptist Church, offers prayer, Christian guidance and food to the needy families in the surrounding area.
Anyone is invited to schedule an appointment Saturdays, except the first of the month.
Appointments can be made by calling 547-4500 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only two appointments per person per month are allowed.
Inquiries about the church’s Sunday services are also welcome.

Zumba at Schergens Center
TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness are sponsoring Zumba classes at the Schergens Center at 6:30 p.m. every Monday.
Cost is $3 per class or $12 for five sessions. Perry County students are admitted to classes for free.
Those attending are asked to wear athletic shoes, take water and a towel and to arrive a few minutes early to sign in. Elementary children attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Coon club’s summer party set for Sunday
ST. MARKS – The Perry County Coon Club will host its summer party Sunday at the clubhouse. The event is for club members and helpers. Dinner will begin at 1 p.m. and everyone is asked to take a covered dish.

Santa Claus Legion poker games

SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 conducts Texas Hold’em poker tourneys the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Sign in is from 5 to 6 p.m. Play begins at 6:15 p.m.

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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.