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Community News, July 19

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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.

Dog walk set for today
TELL CITY – The newly formed Humane Society of Perry County Youth Group will host a dog walk today.
Registration will be at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in City Hall Park in Tell City. The walk will begin at 7 p.m. and head to the river walkway at Sunset Park.
Water will be provided for pets. Owners are asked to take their own animal waste disposal bags.

UMC to host rummage sale
TELL CITY – The United Methodist Church in Tell City will hold a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
For more information, contact Shirley Garner at 836-2847.

K of C chicken dinner sale
TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will sell chicken dinners beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Seventh and Tell streets in Tell City, behind the K of C building.
Cost will be $7 per meal.

Memorial service at Oakwood
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus and Vista Care Hospice will hold a memorial service at 3 p.m. today.
This service will be in remembrance for the friends and loved ones they have lost this past year.
Any family members and friends are invited to attend.

Chicken dinners in Leopold
LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will sell chicken dinners starting at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Quilt show at St. Boniface Sunday
FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host its annual quilt show from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.
The public is invited to stop by to view and vote for their favorite quilts.
The quilt raffle will conclude festivities for the church’s annual picnic at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 5. 

Leo on the Lawn at Oakwood
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host Leo on the Lawn with musician Leo Gronquist at 6:30 p.m. July 26.
The public is invited to take their lawn chairs and join Oakwood staff and residents for an evening of entertainment. Walking tacos and Italian ice cream will be served.

Tractor association to meet July 26
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. July 26 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
For more information, contact Ed Guillaume at 843-5746.

Hunter-ed course in Chrisney
CHRISNEY – Cornerstone Methodist church, 1407 E. State Road 70 in Chrisney, will host an Indiana Hunter Education Course.
Classes will be from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and July 26.
To register, call (812) 937-2438.

VNA Plus will host screenings July 26
TELL CITY – The Visiting Nurse Association Plus conducts blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings each month at Twilight Towers.
The next screening will be from 9 to 10 a.m. July 26.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

Legion to sell frog-leg dinner
TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion will sell frog-leg dinners from 6 to 9 p.m. July 27 at the post home.
Meals will include frog legs, creek fries, cole slaw and a roll. Cost will be $7.50.

Derby Association to meet
DERBY – The Derby Community Association will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. July 31 at the Derby Tavern. For more information, contact Mary Holland at 836-4403.

Cookbooks to raise funds for Alzheimer’s
TELL CITY – Anita Sanders, team captain for Kroessman Krusaders Alzheimer’s fundraising team, and co-chair Nadina Paulin are selling cookbooks to raise money for the 2012 Memory Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.
The books sell for $10 each and all proceeds go to the association.
Anyone interested in purchasing a book can contact Sanders at 547-6787 or 719-0816.

Christmas Bazaar at Twilight Towers
TELL CITY – The annual Christmas Bazaar at Twilight Towers will begin at 6 a.m. Sept. 15 in the dining room, 1648 10th St. in Tell City.
There will be holiday items for sale, a quilt raffle, bake sale and a biscuits and gravy breakfast. A half order will be $1 and a full order will be $2.
Drinks available will be coffee, milk and orange juice for 50 cents each.