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Community News, Aug. 4

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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.

Senior center yard sale set for Friday, Saturday
TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Center is having a yard sale Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon at the center, 1301 11th St., Tell City.
Baked goods and produce will also be appreciated.
Sausage, gravy and biscuits, coffee and orange juice will be available for breakfast until 10 a.m. each day.
For more information, contact Ed Hoffman at 547-2714.
Everyone is welcome to all of the center’s events.

Twilight Towers breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will have a breakfast fundraiser Saturday starting at 6 a.m. in the dining room at 1648 10th Street,Tell City.
The public is invited.
Residents will serve biscuits and gravy, a full order for $2 and a half order for $1. They will also serve coffee, orange juice and milk for 50 cents each.

Indiana Realty Group moves to Main St.
TELL CITY – The Indiana Realty Group has made a move from 1218 Tell Street to 331 Main Street and will now be the Indiana Realty Group and Auction.
To contact the group, call 547-7653. A grand re-opening ribbon cutting will be held at noon Tuesday.

Aluminum can drive for Humane Society
TELL CITY – The Perry County Democrats will have their annual aluminum can drive at the Democratic Headquarters on the corner of Reuben and 12th streets in Tell City.
All proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society.

Football families meeting Aug. 16
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the study hall room at Perry Central High School.

Cemetery trustees to meet Aug. 20

TELL CITY – Anyone interested in the upkeep and maintenance of the Walker Cemetery in Branchville is invited to a meeting with the cemetery trustees at 2 p.m. Aug. 20 at the cemetery shelter house.
For more information, contact Anna Mae Riddle at (812) 338-3211.

Quilt show set for Aug. 12, 13
TELL CITY – The Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild will hold a quilt show Aug. 12 and 13 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City
The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 12 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13. Admission is $2.
For more information, call 836-2800.

Red Cross classes in August
TELL CITY – The Red Cross will sponsor a professional rescuer healthcare provider class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
There will also be a CPR, first-aid and AED class from 9 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
To register for either class, call (877) 519-5967. For more information, call 843-4747.

Yard sale to help local man this week
TELL CITY – A benefit yard sale is planned for today through Saturday to raise funds for Joshua Goatley of Hawesville, Ky., needs a kidney transplant.
The sales will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and will be at the Old Mansfield building, 1326 Main St., Tell City. Proceeds from the sale will go toward Goatley’s medical costs.
An account has also been set up at German American banks under the name Joshua Goatley - kidney transplant donations to help collect funds.

Sesquicentennial cookbooks available
TELL CITY – Due to a large demand, Mu Gamma sorority has ordered 200 more copies of the Tell City Sesquicentennial cookbook.
The books can be purchased at the Tell City Hallmark store or Celebrations on Main Street.
Cost is $10 per book.

Special Olympics car wash Aug. 13
TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will have a car wash at Evans Tire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13.

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

Local families needed for exchange students
PERRY COUNTY – ASSE International Student Exchange Program is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18 from a variety of countries around the world.
Students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture. In addition, students have pocket money for personal expenses and full health, accident and liability insurance. To become a host family, call (800) 736-1760.

Ferdinand Legion to host shooting match
FERDINAND – Ferdinand American Legion will host shooting matches every Friday night for beef and pork.
A closed match will start at 8:30 p.m. First choice is half a beef.

Social Security reps to visit Tell City
TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone; however, if you prefer, you can meet with a representative Wednesday or Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
For more information, call toll free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.

PC football sweatpants, shirts for sale
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football attire is now for sale to the public as a fundraiser for the school’s football program.
T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants are available in gray and green with proceeds going toward food for players before and after games.
Contact one of the following to place an order: Pam Krygielka at (812) 893-1023, Donna Shaw at 836-2927 or Pam Hilgenhold at 836-2886. The first order will be placed Friday with a final order taken Aug. 26.

JFK Pool to close Aug. 13
TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City has announced its schedule for its last week of business for the summer of 2011.
The final week the pool will be open is from Aug. 11 to Aug. 13. Hours from Monday through Wednesday will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours from Thursday to Saturday will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pool’s final day of the summer will be Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.