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Floyd County

June 10, 2013




Annual alumni banquet set

The New Washington High School Alumni Association annual banquet will be June 22 in James Matthews Gymnasium at New Washington Middle School, 226 Ind. 62, New Washington.

This year’s theme is “Return to Camelot.” Doors open at 6 p.m. with the banquet beginning at 7 p.m.. Handicapped parking will be in front of the school with all other parking on the side and back of the building.

For more information, call 812-293-3368.


Indiana Covered Bridge Society to meet at library

Andy Rebman, of the Indiana Covered Bridge Society, will be coming to the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, to discuss the society’s efforts in preserving Indiana’s covered bridges.

This is an excellent opportunity for bridge enthusiasts or anyone interested in our state’s history, to learn more about the history and preservation of Indiana’s covered bridges.

The event will be held in the library’s Strassweg Auditorium. The event is free and no registration is required. For more information, call the Indiana Room at 812-949-3527.

Cancer Center welcomes survivors

The Floyd Memorial Hospital Cancer Center of Indiana, 1850 State St., New Albany, is hosting a free Cancer Survivors Reunion from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 21.

All Cancer Center of Indiana patients, survivors and loved ones are invited to attend. The carnival-themed event will have entertainment for attendees of all ages. There will be carnival-style food booths, an old-fashioned photo booth, balloon animals, magic shows, face painting, bingo, therapeutic massages and much more.

For more information, call 812-945-4000. This event is free to attend.


Fundraiser to benefit animals

The Animal Protection Association is sponsoring the 12th-annual Paws for a Cold Wet Nose event from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Jeffersonville.

There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, cash beer and wine bar, a silent auction, raffles, door prizes and Lamont Gillispie blues band will be playing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $30 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling 502-724-6142.

Proceeds will benefit the Animal Protection Association of Jeffersonville, an all-volunteer 501(c)3 animal shelter. Also, APA is in need of volunteers and foster homes for cats and dogs. Call 812-283-6555 or visit for more information.

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