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December 11, 2013

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Fundraiser to help woman

Elizabeth Jaeger, a 2003 Jeffersonville High School graduate, has been diagnosed with POEMS Syndrome, a rare blood disorder. This disease attacks the blood, bones, organs and nervous system and is fatal if not treated. She is  under the care of a team of doctors at the Mayo Clinic and will be undergoing a bone marrow transplant in early January.

The Have a Heart This Holiday! event — starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Wick’s in New Albany — is being put together by Jaeger’s friends and family to raise funds to help her with the expense of her extended stay at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Besides Wick’s food, there will be a raffle, silent auction, corn hole tournament and entertainment provided by Begging Victoria and Jacob Resch. Representatives from Arbonne, 31, Scentsy, Origami Owl, Mary Kay and Silpada will also be there with their wares. Proceeds from this event will go directly to this cause. For more information, call 502-380-7749.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Church to hold cookie walk

Cook Memorial Untied Methodist Church, 1025 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville, will sponsor a cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the church.

Choose from cookies, fudge or candy, $6 per pound. Lunch at the Corner Cafe will be serving chili or soup, sandwiches and drink for $5.

For more information, call 812-283-6408

FLOYDS KNOBS

Honor Society holding art fair

The Floyd Central High School National Art Honor Society will host its annual art and craft sale from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in the art room, which can be accessed through the athletic/performing arts end of the school, 6575 Old Vincennes Road, Floyds Knobs.

Student art will be on display and for sale, as well as loads of crafts.

Half of all proceeds go to the Art Scholastic Scholarship Fund, which allows art students to pay for college. Direct all questions to President Sarah Henry at sarah.henry.2014@gmail.com

NEW ALBANY

Parlor stories to be presented

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1015 E. Main St., New Albany, will sponsor

Parlor Stories, “Gifts of the Season, ” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the church.

Parlor Stories presents six short pieces that feature different kinds of gifts for the season. Truman Capote, Bill Bryson and David Sedaris are among the authors whose short stories will be read, and the “gifts” they recall will bring smiles, sighs, full out laughter, and perhaps even a tear.

Doors open in the Parish House Parlor at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free, however, donations are accepted at the door and go toward further renovations of the Parish House. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Author to sign books

Author Kathryn Grant’s book signing event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Destinations Booksellers, 604 E Spring St., New Albany.

Grant, a resident of Las Vegas, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Honorable.”

CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party to meet

The Clark County Tea Party will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

For more information, please e-mail the group at clarkcountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

CHARLESTOWN

City’s chamber group to meet

The next meeting of the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce will be at noon Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water St. in Charlestown.

Lunch will be provided by Tamsie Meurer. In addition to regular business, the 2013 annual Chamber business award winners will be announced. The guest speaker will be Merlyn Knapp, CEO of Saint Catherine Regional Hospital.  

Visit www.charlestown-in.com for more information.

Auditions for comedy open

Rose Island Playhouse will hold auditions for Gary Stapp’s hilarious comedy, “Daddy’s Girl,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Charlestown Public Library, 51 Clark St., Charlestown.

The cast consists of four to five men ages late 20s to 50s and eight to nine women ages late 20s to 60s. The audition will be a cold reading. For more information, please call 812-289-1329

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