Club news for week of Oct. 13

Veterans meetings

Veterans service organizations of Brown County have various meetings throughout the month, all meeting at Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane.

  • Vietnam Veterans of Brown County meet on first Wednesdays. The next meeting is Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars meet on second Thursdays. The next meeting is Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.
  • American Legion meets on third Wednesdays. The next meeting is Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.

Veterans and their families are invited to fall gatherings happening every Friday this month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veterans Hall. Soup, sandwiches and desserts will be served. The last Friday of the month will be chili. Every Friday is a surprise on the type of soup.

For more information on veterans meetings or events, call 812-988-5600.

Bible study

BEAN BLOSSOM — Brown County women are invited to attend Joy in the Morning, a non-denominational Bible study for women, at the Bean Blossom Community Church, 5046 State Road 135 North, on Thursday mornings, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The next meeting is Oct. 14.

Coffee and fellowship begins at 10 a.m. Childcare is provided and transportation is available if needed. Besides the occasional purchase of the study guide, there is no cost to attend; an offering is taken for childcare. If you would like to attend and need a ride send an email to [email protected]

Band rehearsals

Musicians of any instrument and skill level are invited to attend Thursday night rehearsals with the Brown County Community Band at Brown County Community High School, 235 School House Lane.

Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The next rehearsal is Oct. 14.

For questions, visit

Rotary Club

The Brown County Rotary Club will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Seasons Lodge and Conference Center, 560 State Road 46 East, and via Zoom.

The guest speaker will be Jeff Baldwin, who will discuss the organization and mission of the Boys & Girls Club and present some statistics that illustrate problems affecting our community, state and country

Boys & Girls Club works in a club environment to assure every young person who attends is successful and are on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future. They work to make sure young people demonstrate good character and citizenship while living a healthy lifestyle.

Baldwin has served as executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington since 2006. Previously, Baldwin worked for 14 years in public and private education in the Monroe County Community School Corporation and St. Charles School. He also spent 12 years as a small business owner.

Members of the community, especially those interested in exploring opportunities to participate in projects and to be of service to our community, are invited to attend.

Visit and click on the “Contact us” URL to obtain a link to the Zoom meeting.

Historical society meetings

The Brown County Historical Society holds informative and educational meetings throughout the year, and members receive a quarterly society newsletter and a monthly archives e-journal.

Membership is $10 for students, $20 for individuals and $35 for families.

General membership meetings are pitch-in dinners on the first Monday of every month, in the History Center on 90 E. Gould Street in the Grand Hall at 6:30 p.m. A brief business meeting follows dinner with a historically themed presentation afterwards.

The next meeting is on Nov. 1.

For questions, call 812-988-2899.