Club news for week of Dec. 19

Rotary club

Projects in club, community, international, vocational and youth avenues of service will be planned and reviewed when Brown County Rotary Club meets Thursday morning, Dec. 21. The 7:15 a.m. breakfast meeting is at Nashville’s Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.

This will be the last meeting of the year. The next opportunity for members of the community to attend a meeting and participate in Rotary projects will be Jan. 4.

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 website at


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 Dec. 21. Meetings are at the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. All are welcome.

Cemetery preservation society

The Brown County Cemetery Preservation Society, a committee of the Peaceful Valley Heritage group, has changed its meeting dates and times to 1 and 4:15 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The cemetery preservation committee will meet in the archives room at the Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St. The public is welcome at all events.