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Community Events, Sept. 24

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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.

Book fair at WTE Thursday
TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will have its Scholastic Book Fair beginning Thursday and ending Oct. 3.
As a part of the book fair, there will be a Parent-Teacher Organization meeting at 6 p.m. at the stage area Oct. 2. Along with the book fair, a free book bingo game and college art fair will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 2. All students in kindergarten through sixth grades will have college art on display in the café.
All family members are encouraged to attend.

Go-carts at Branchville
BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club will host the final go-cart race at 5 p.m. Saturday at the club.
The club has also planned a cornhole tournament and horse show Oct. 6.
The cornhole tournament will begin at noon and the horseshow will kick off at 5 p.m.

College Go! Night in Tell City
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its annual College Go! Night at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school auditorium for juniors, seniors and their parents.
College representatives will speak about the admissions process. Information will be presented on important deadlines, application requirements, scholarships, and financial aid. The library will be open afterward for computer access and a guidance counselor will be available to help with college planning. Contact Lisa Noble at 547-9715, Ext. 223 or send e-mail to lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us for further information.

Hunter ed class in Evansville
EVANSVILLE – Angel Mounds State Historic Site will sponsor an Indiana hunter-education program from 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Attendance both days is mandatory.
Indiana law requires that any one born after Dec. 31, 1986, must attend this course in order to purchase a hunting license. The course is free.
The class will be geared toward youth, but all ages are welcome. Those attending are asked to take writing utensils. Refreshments will not be served and pre-registration is required by calling (812) 789-9538.

SIHC fall trail ride Saturday, Sunday
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will hold its fall trail ride Saturday and Sunday. The ride will be held at the club located seven miles north of Tell City; signs will be posted.
There will be camping, riding and home-cooked food. Gates will open at 9 a.m. Friday with no early arrivals or reserved spots. Bridle tags are required and will be available for purchase.
For safety reasons no dogs will be allowed. For questions on fees and information, call Eddie Mills at 836-2244, June Spencer at 843-5577 or any club member.

FFA members selling chicken dinners
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA will sell chicken dinners at 10 a.m. Oct. 7 in Leopold Park. Cost is $7 per meal.

DAR meeting Oct. 4
CANNELTON – The Daughters of the American Revolution Lafayette Spring Chapter will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Perry County Museum.
Marilyn Rhodes will be the hostess for the meeting and the program will be on Cannelton’s history
For more information or to learn more about DAR, contact regent Lena Joyal at 547-0061.

Halloween campout at lakes
PERRY COUNTY – Local residents are invited to attend a Halloween camp-out Oct. 5 and 6 at Tipsaw or Indian and Celina campgrounds in northern Perry County.
Prizes will be awarded for best decorated, prettiest, funniest and scariest campsites. There will also be trick-or-treating.
The public is also invited to a forestry program at 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the amphitheatre at Celina. For more information, call 843-4891.

Health Department office closings
PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Health Department will have no nurses available as the office will be closed Oct. 15 and 22. The office will also be closed the afternoon of Oct. 16.

Benefit for Randy Tanner Oct. 21
TELL CITY – The family and friends of Randall “Randy” Tanner are planning a benefit dance from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club.
This benefit is to raise funds to help cover the expenses of having no insurance to cover the bills and expenses for Tanner’s illness.
Tanner is no longer taking chemotherapy and his doctors have given him two to six months left to live. Lots of food and drinks will be available at the benefit dance. No alcohol will be permitted.

Indiana VFA memorial service
DALE – Carter Fire District will host the 18th annual District Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association Memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Carter Fire District Station in Dale.
This year, the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association will honor Gary D. Rahman, Frank Daunhauer, Carson Brown and Glenn Ellis.

Early Head Start program Oct. 5
TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent enrichment program from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at LHDC Early Head Start, 321 Ninth Street, Tell City.
The October topic is bullying with guest speaker Natalie Bolin of Crisis Connection. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

Craft, vendors bazaar at VFW
TELL CITY – The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a fall craft and vendors bazaar Oct. 27.
Tables are available for $10 each. Anyone wanting to reserve a table or who has questions can call Kim Patrick at 719-8255 or send e-mail to patrickkt2000@yahoo.com.

Zumba classes offered by high school
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School offers Zumba classes to the public free of charge from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at William Tell Elementary in the commons area on the third- through fifth-grade side of the building and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at the high school auditorium. 
These classes are funded by a Welborn Baptist Coordinated School Health Grant.

March for Babies set for Sunday
TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Committee would like to invite everyone to the Perry-Spencer March for Babies.
The event will be held Sunday at Old National Bank. Team check-in is at 2 p.m. and the walk will begin at 3 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served after the walk. 

D of I collecting items for baby shower
TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will have their annual baby shower for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Center in Indianapolis.
The center needs newborn clothing, baby care products, diapers for newborns up to size 4-6, bedding and nursing products. Birthmothers can also use cleaning products and any kind of gift cards.
The donations can be dropped off at St. Paul, St. Pius or St. Michael Catholic churches. The group will collect new or slightly used clothing until Oct. 20. The items will then be taken to Indianapolis Oct. 27.