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January 4, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Jan. 5-6

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— FLOYD COUNTY

NA-FC Shelter waives cat adoption fees

Beginning last week, the New Albany-Floyd County Animal Shelter will waive fees on the first 20 adult cats adopted with a $10 cash donation. Also, the 12 Strays of Christmas Cats will remain free until they are adopted.

Adoption hours are noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Regular adoption fees are $20 for cats, $60 for kittens and $80 for dogs and puppies.

For more information contact the shelter at 812-948-5355.



FMH weight center hosts Facebook photo contest

In honor of New Year’s resolutions and the need to get fit, the Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center is holding its first Facebook “Best Before/After Photo” contest.

Anyone 18 or older can participate for a chance to win a $100 Kohl’s gift card and $50 in Health Management Resources products. Photos should be submitted at the same time in order to appear together.

Voting will take place Jan. 1-31. The winner will be announced Feb. 4. One vote per email address per day is allowed. Go to www.facebook.com/fmhhs and click on the contests tab to enter and to vote. Mobile Smart phone users may enter or vote by visiting http://woobox.com/kqaxad.

For more information on weight loss options, call the Floyd memorial Weight management Center at 812-949-7151.



NEW ALBANY

DePauw hosting tailgate dinner

DePauw Methodist Church, 925 Vincennes St., across from New Albany High School, will host a tailgate dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, prior to New Albany’s home basketball game.

 The menu will include Italian sausage, pasta, salad, green beans, dessert and a drink. The price is $7 for adults and $3 for children 6 to 12 years old.  Children 5 and younger eat free.

Call 812-945-6537 for more information.



CLARK COUNTY

Relay for Life meeting Jan. 8

Clark County Relay For Life will be May 17, at Charlestown High School, 1 Pirate Place, Charlestown. The survivor lap will begin at 7 p.m.

Relay Team Rally meetings will be at 6 p.m. at Jeffersonville Township Public Library, Large Conference Room, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.

Meeting dates are: Tuesday, Jan. 8, Tuesday, Feb. 12, Tuesday, March 12, Tuesday, April 9.



JEFFERSONVILLE

K of C hosting chicken dinner

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 11, at the K of C Hall.

The menu will be chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert is $8.

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to Father Tom for the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.



CLARKSVILLE

Archaeological society to meet

The Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society meeting will be at 2 p.m., Jan. 12, at the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, 201 W. Riverside Dr., Clarksville.

Mindi Wetzel, staff archaeologist for Corn Island Archaeology, will present information the firm’s investigations at Colson Park in Jeffersonville. Records indicated the site was originally the Old City Cemetery, which was confirmed by their excavations.

For further information, go to the Society’s webpage at

http://www.falls-society.org or contact Anne Bader at 502-592-235.



CHARLESTOWN

Rose Island to present Shakespeare

Rose Island’s production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare”  will be Jan. 25, 26, 27 and Feb. 1 and 2, at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water St., Charlestown. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Special “Dinner-and-a-Show” tickets are available for the Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 performances. The dinner before the show will be provided by the Charlestown Senior Citizens and will be served at 6 p.m. Ticket prices for the “Dinner-and-a-Show” option are $25. Tickets for the show only are $10 for non-members, $9 for members, and $8 for groups of 10 or more and for students with valid school identification.

For reservations call 812-289-1329. All major credit cards are accepted. Tickets for the show only may be purchased at the door. However, reservations are required for the “Dinner-and-a-Show” performances and need to be made by Jan. 18. You may also mail a check or money order made out to Rose Island Playhouse with the date and number of reservations to Rose Island Playhouse, P.O. Box 503, Charlestown, IN, 47111.