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June 18, 2014



Taste benefits volunteer programs

Taste of Southern Indiana will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 26, in the auditorium at River Valley Middle School, 2220 Veterans Pkwy., Jeffersonville.

Live Music will be provided by the Jamey Aebersold Quartet. Cost is $20 per person or buy five, get one free. Call 948-1815 for tickets. For more information call 812-948-1815, or

Silent Auction items include a handmade puppet theater and a 24” TV/DVD combo.

Proceeds benefit the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of South Central Indiana. As part of Hope Southern Indiana, RSVP provides over 1000 volunteers to local non-profits in addition to the in-house programs they run like building ramps for low-income seniors and Henry the Hand, which teaches young children how to prevent the spread of disease.

Food from at least 20 local eateries including: All About Taste, Applebee’s, Big 4 Burgers, Big Dadd’s, Dairy Queen, Daisy’s Country Cooking, Davis Country Market, Jeff Knights of Columbus, Magdalenas, McAlister’s Deli & Catering, New Albany Roadhouse, Point Blank Brewery, Primo’s Delicatessen, Rookie’s Cookies, Roosters, Sweet Stuff and Wick’s Pizza.


NAHS class of ‘74 reunites

New Albany High School’s Class of 1974 is planning its 40th reunion for June 20-21.

A golf scramble will be held on Friday, June 20, at Valley View Golf Course (cost $38) with tee times starting at 1 p.m. An informal gathering will be held on Saturday, June 21, at Montrose in Clarksville (cost $20) starting at 6 p.m., with heavy hors d’oeuvres, tea, coffee, soft drinks and a cash bar.

If you are a 1974 grad and have not received information, please contact Debbie at 812 945-5627.


Library book sale June 21

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, the Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold its book sale in the library’s Annex Building, at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.

There will be a 50 percent discount on books in fiction and mystery. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes.  Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.


CCS changes meeting dates

Meeting dates for the Clarksville Community Schools board of trustees have changed for July.

The board will now hold its planning session on July 15, not July 1. Its regular session is rescheduled for July 22, not July 8.


Youth Shelter hosting cookout

The Clark County Youth Shelter is hosting a summertime cookout to benefit the Safe Place Program.

The cookout will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot next to the shelter, 118 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. For just $5, diners will receive a choice of a hamburger or hot dog, chips, drink, side item selection and a sweet treat.

The shelter partners with businesses and community organizations such as Metro United Way, Walgreens, White Castle, etc., to provide Clark and Floyd County youth immediate safety and access to supportive resources through Safe Place.


Make a craft at Clark library

Join the Charlestown-Clark County Library in crafting a 4th of July-themed wind chime. All materials will be provided. This adult craft is open to people 18 years of age and up. Registration is required. Dates and times are as follows:

Monday, June 23: Charlestown Branch, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 24: Borden Branch, 117 Main St., Borden, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, June 25: Sellersburg Branch, 410 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg - 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 26: New Washington Branch, 120 S. Poplar Drive, New Washington, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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