Club news for week of Feb. 20

Rotary Club

Brown County Rotary Club projects such as the Taste of Art and the “I Like Me” distribution of books in local schools will be discussed Thursday, Feb. 22. The club’s 7:15 a.m. breakfast meeting will be at Nashville’s Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.

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

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

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 March 13. The public is welcome at all events.