Club news for week of Jan. 24

Rotary club

The Brown County Rotary Club will review and plan projects in club, community, international, vocational and youth avenues of service at its 7:15 a.m. breakfast meeting Thursday, Jan. 25 at Nashville’s Artists Colony Inn. Members of the community are invited to attend the meeting at 105 S. Van Buren St., especially those interested in participating in projects.

Cedar Hill Homemakers

Brown County/Purdue Extension group the Cedar Hill Homemakers will meet for a pitch-in lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. The meeting will be in lower-level meeting room C at the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. All are welcome.

For more information, call 812-343-4290.

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 Feb. 1. Meetings are at the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. All are welcome.

Quilters guild

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Star Quilters Guild’s regular monthly meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Masonic Lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.

The program will be presented by several guild members showing hand-quilting techniques.

All are encouraged to bring their latest sewing project for show-and-tell. It is also requested that participants bring one 12-and-a-half-inch finished square with a valentine theme to contribute to the block-of-the-month project. All squares will be put into a drawing, and the one drawn will take home all the squares contributed for the month.

There is no charge for the meeting; all are welcome.

If Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation cancels classes, the quilters meeting is cancelled.

Preservation society

The Brown County Cemetery Preservation Society, a committee of the Peaceful Valley Heritage group, meets at 1 and 4:15 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month in the archives room at the Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St. The next meeting will be Feb. 13. The public is welcome at all events.