Club news for week of Aug. 24

Rotary Club

“Service Above Self” projects will be the topic when the Brown County Rotary Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, in Nashville’s Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.

Club directors will describe plans for the 2016-2017 Rotary year and encourage members to pick one of five avenues of service: club, community, international, youth or vocational. Club President Larry Hanson says it gives Rotarians a choice for concentrating their energies in a specialty area while enjoying fun and fellowship.

Panelists will include Jaydene Laros, Yvonne Oliger, Wanda Jones, Al Kosinski, Scott Dedomenic and Kathryn Richardson.

Area residents interested in hearing the program and learning more about Rotary are welcome.

Cemetery preservation society

At 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, a newly formed group, the Brown County Cemetery Preservation Society, will meet in a lower-level meeting room of the Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane.

The speaker will be Jeannie Regan Dinius, Indiana Department of Natural Resources director of special initiatives. She will talk about state cemetery laws.

The society is working to update cemetery records, preserve and restore tombstones and cemeteries and to bring the county’s history to life. A grant received from the Brown County Community Foundation will be used to restore of tombstones made by Henry Cross.

All are welcome. The group meets at 1 p.m. third Thursdays in the library. For more information, visit “BC Cemetery Preservation Society” on Facebook.

Woodworkers club

BEAN BLOSSOM — Brown County Woodworkers Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at St. David’s Episcopal Church at state roads 135 North and 45. Ralph Linscott will explain and show furniture he made for the church.

The club is open to anyone. There are no officers or dues. There is also an offshoot club for woodturners.

Widowed group

The Brown County Widowed Group will sponsor a euchre party at the center at 1 p.m. Sept. 13.

Any widowed person is welcome. For more information, call Keith Bradway at 812-597-0811.

Photography club

The Brown County Photography Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane.

The club is open to anyone interested in photography. Meetings the second Tuesday of each month include photo shares and tech tips. The club also schedules one photography day trip each month and exhibits work in local venues several times each year.

For more information, visit Facebook.

Henderson reunion

FRUITDALE — Aug. 7 at the Henderson Reunion grounds, 75 descendants of Alva Irwin and Alice Deckard Henderson gathered for the annual Henderson reunion.

Patriarch, Ollen Henderson, son of Alva and Alice, and matriarch, Rosetta Henderson Adams, daughter of Alice and Alva, welcomed guests.

Thelma Bales Forsyth and her daughter, Linda, were special guests. Forsyth is the daughter of Rachel Deckard Bales, Alice’s sister.

Also in attendance were David Henderson, son of George and Irene Axsom Henderson, and his son, Michael Henderson and family; David Henderson, grandson of George and Irene, son of Phillip Dean and Becky Winkler Henderson; Jeff Goddard, grandson of George and Irene, son of Judy Henderson and Dale Goddard; and James Otis Henderson, son of Otis and Alice Stephens Henderson and his family.

Avo Vill has created a Henderson Reunion Brown County webpage on Facebook.