Club news for week of Aug. 8

Rotary club

Ann Connors, development director of Sycamore Land Trust, will be the guest speaker when the Brown County Rotary Club meets for breakfast Thursday, Aug. 10.

The Sycamore Land Trust is responsible for preserving more than 9,000 acres of unique and valuable land in 26 southern Indiana counties, protecting 20 rare and endangered species, planting 58,000 trees, providing 32 miles of public trails and connecting people of all ages to nature through its environmental educations program.

The Rotary Club meets at 7:15 a.m. in Nashville’s Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St. Area residents are welcome, especially those interested in Rotary projects and serving the community.

Widowed group

The Brown County Widowed Group will meet at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds.

A speaker from Home Helpers will explain the business’ services.

Any widowed person is welcome to attend.

For more information, call Keith Bradway at 812-597-0811.

Women Voters

The Brown County League of Women Voters will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 14 in a lower-level room of the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. The group meets the second Monday of each month.

Weight loss group

COLUMBUS — National nonprofit weight-loss group, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, also known as TOPS, meets in the MainSource Bank meeting room, 2310 W. Jonathan Moore Pike. Monday meetings begin with weigh-ins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

All are welcome to try the club for free. For more information, call Jacky Harmon at 812-603-4667 or visit the national site at

Beekeepers club

The 10 o’clock Beeline Beekeepers Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, in a lower-level meeting room of the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane.

The club welcomes anyone interested in bees or beekeeping. Those interested in starting a hive are particularly encouraged to attend. Experienced beekeepers are available as mentors.

The major topic of discussion Monday night will be preparing for fall.

For more information, call Tony Gaudin at 765-318-0525 or Mark Partridge at 317-771-2474.


The Writers, Readers and Poets Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. first and third Thursdays each month to read and discuss the literary compositions of those present. The next meeting is Aug. 17. Meetings are at the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. All are welcome.