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Clark County

February 28, 2014




Parks looking for student advisers

The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department is launching a new Student Advisory Board.

The board members’ objective will be to discuss the direction of the parks department. The goal will be to help the department develop better programs, events and activities for the community.

Meetings will be held once a month in the Executive Conference Room at the Clarksville Municipal Building. Positions will be open to Clarksville area students in grades five through 12. Only one student will be chosen from each grade level, so these are competitive positions. SAB members will be selected based on responses on the Student Advisory Board Application. Interested students should visit to download the application, and return it to the Clarksville Parks offices. Applications will be accepted until all board member positions are filled.


Join the rabbit club

The Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club call-out meeting will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 2, in the Community Building at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds,  9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown,

If you have any questions please call Paula Brunnemer at 502-303-2822.


Test your hoops skills

The Jeffersonville Optimist Club will host its annual Tri-Star Basketball Skills Contest at Nachand Fieldhouse, 601 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 2.

The contest will consist of three tests aimed at evaluating a contestant’s skill in passing, shooting and dribbling a basketball. Boys and girls will compete separately and individually, in six age groups [8 to 13], against youth of their own age.

Entry forms will be available at the contest site on the day of competition. All that is needed is a desire to compete and a pair of sneakers. Trophies will be presented for first, second and third place.

For more information, call 812-283-9508 or 812-288-9343.


Anime club hosts meeting

Love Anime and Manga? Join the Anime Club at the Sellersburg Library. The club will meet at 5 p.m., March 3, 17, and 31, watch an episode, draw, talk anime or manga, or play some games.

The anime club is open to teens 13-18 and registration is requested. To register, stop by any of our branches, or call 812-246-4493.

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