News and Tribune

October 28, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Oct. 28


NEW ALBANY

Boel to speak at Mayor Prayer Breakfast

WAVE 3 news anchor John Boel will be the guest speaker at the 45th annual Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the New Albany High School cafeteria.

This long-standing tradition is held at the beginning of each holiday season. 

Boel has received 70 Emmy awards, including six for best anchor, during his career. He has also received 39 Associated Press awards and two Eclipse awards.

Tickets for the breakfast and program are $8 in advance and $9 at the door. Tickets are available at the mayor’s office on the third floor of the City-County Building in New Albany.

For more information call the mayor’s office at 812-948-5333.

 

Morning yoga being offered

The New Albany Parks Department will offer a morning yoga class Oct. 29 through Nov. 19 at the Griffin Center, 1140 Griffin St., New Albany. 

Yoga can energize and rejuvenate your body and mind. In this class, adult participants will reduce stress through simple stretching and proper breathing. Wear loose clothing. Exercise mats will be provided. 

Class fees are $10 for the four week session with pre-registration required. Call the Griffin Center 812-949- PARK (7275) to speak with instructor Sherry Stroud. 

 

West Spring Street reunion Nov. 9

The West Spring Street reunion will be at noon Saturday, Nov. 9, at the New Albany Roadhouse, 1706 Graybrook Lanes, New Albany. All are welcome.

 

GEORGETOWN

Georgetown Lions chili supper Nov. 2

The third annual Georgetown Lions chili luncheon will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Georgetown Christian Church.  The event will feature all the chili you can eat with hotdogs, drinks, and deserts.  A freewill offering can be made. There will be both mild and hot chili available, made by Lions members. New for this year will be a silent auction. 

All of the proceeds will go back into projects that will impact our community, such as building handicap ramps for those in need, providing scholarships for graduating seniors, helping to pay for eye tests and glasses for someone who can’t afford them, gift baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and other projects that will help the community. Lions also give free eye screenings at schools, daycares, and health fairs, as well as support state and national Lions projects.

 

NEW ALBANY

Applications for assistance begin Nov. 11

The Salvation Army, 2300 Green Valley Rd., New Albany, will be taking applications for Christmas assistance [food, clothing and toys], beginning Monday, Nov. 11 through Friday, Nov. 22.

Applications will be taken from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, along with 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Those applying need to bring the following items: Proof of rent [copy of lease with all family members listed], proof of all income, proof of address, identification on each person in household, proof of date of birth on all children and sizes of children through age 16.

The program is for residents of Floyd, Clark, Crawford, Scott and Washington counties.

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

Car show/swap meet Nov. 2

The ninth annual Car Show/Swap Meet will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, with a rain date, Nov. 3, located in the Clark County Government Building parking lot behind Bucket’s, 430 E. Seventh St., Jeffersonville.

Registration is at 9 a.m., show starts at noon, awards presented at 3 p.m. Entry fee, $20, swap meet rental space for a 10 by 10 space, $25. Staging area in the courthouse parking lot. Food specials all day.

Proceeds to benefit Clark County Police Shop with a Cop Program.