Community events, July 21

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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.

Steel guitars concert Sunday
CANNELTON – A live steel guitars concert will be held in Cannelton at the Karaoke Café, 124 Sixth St., from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and seating will be limited.
Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend.

PC Democrats to meet in Derby
DERBY – The Perry County Democrat Association will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Derby Tavern in the dining room. This event is open to the public.
The guest speaker will be Sen. Richard Young. Admission price is $11 per person and includes a full buffet meal.
For more information, contact association President Chris Allen at (812) 267-0457.

Euchre in Fulda Saturday
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end of the night. Refreshments will be provided and the public is welcome.

Funds needed to help local man
HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Joshua Goatley of Hawesville needs a kidney transplant.
To help raise funds for medical costs, an account has been set up at German American banks.
The account is under the name Joshua Goatley - kidney transplant donations.

Civic association to show ‘The Kentuckian’
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Civic Association will show the movie, “The Kentuckian,” to honor Bob Grose Saturday at the Grandview Civic Center.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7:30.
Part of the “The Kentuckian” was filmed at the Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport and several local residents played in the movie starring Burt Lancaster and Walter Matthau in 1954. This movie was the first for Matthau.
Admission is free for the movie and free popcorn and soft drinks will be served. The public is invited.

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 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Twilight Towers and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 16 at Wal-Mart.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

Boys and Girls Club collecting car donations
PERRY COUNTY – Many Boys and Girls Clubs are currently running car campaigns.
Cars do not have to be functional to be donated. Donated cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support the clubs’ many programs.
For those wishing to donate or for more information, contact (800) 246-0493.

Ferdinand Legion to host shooting match
FERDINAND – Ferdinand American Legion will host shooting matches every Friday night for beef and pork.
The 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 Aug. 10 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.