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Floyd County

January 16, 2014

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Jan. 16

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Learn how to dine with diabetes

“Dining with Diabetes” is a four-class program for persons with type 2 diabetes and their families or friends.

Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30 and Feb. 6 and 13.

Participants will receive one-hour of instruction from a registered dietitian, Whitney Dunagan, Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, and a one-hour cooking school taught by Janet Steffens, Purdue Extension Educator, at each class. Julie Callaway, Senior Wellness Director at the YMCA in New Albany, will explain the importance of regular exercise and help participants find creative ways to build exercise into their busy schedules.

Classes will be held at the Purdue Technology Center, 3000 Technology Ave., in New Albany. The cost is $35 per person or $50 per couple and includes a notebook of reference information and diabetic recipes and samples of food prepared at the cooking schools. Register by Friday, Jan. 17, by calling 812-948-5470 and request a registration form.

NEW ALBANY

Get a bite to eat before game

DePauw Methodist, across from New Albany High School, will sponsor a tailgate dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, before the NAHS basketball game.

The menu will include homemade chili, potato soup, ham sandwich, cole slaw, 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.

NA-FC Library book sale set

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 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 Spring Street and Scribner Drive.

All books in science fiction, fantasy and new age will be discounted by 50 percent. 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.

JEFFERSONVILLE

‘Pink out’ for cancer

Jeffersonville Red Devils boys’ basketball team invites the public to join them at the JHS vs. Providence basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 18 and to wear pink to honor those who have been touched in some way by cancer. The varsity game begins at 7:30 at Johnson Arena.

CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party to meet tonight

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, Jan 16, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg

Guest speaker will be Les Naiman, former host of the “Voice of Liberty” radio program.

The event is free. For more information, e-mail the group at clarkcountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

Call-out meeting for Saddle Club

The call-out meeting for the 4-H Saddle Club will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27, in the Food Center at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. Members will receive their folder of paperwork at this meeting.

Any new 4-H members wanting to show a horse/pony at the 2014 4-H Fair (July 11-19) should plan to attend.

Call 812-256-4591 with questions.

CHARLESTOWN

CPD looking for reserve officers

The Charlestown Police Department is accepting applications for reserve police officers.

Applications can be obtained seven days a week at CPD, 701 W. Main St. Interested applicants must be at least 20 years of age to apply, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and reside in Clark, Scott, Floyd, Jefferson or Washington counties in Indiana.

Applicants must also have no felony convictions or convictions for offenses involving moral turpitude, must be in good physical condition and able to pass the physical examination and fitness evaluation set forth by the Police Pension Board and the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board. They must also possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License.

The application deadline for the next reserve process is at noon Feb. 10. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to Maj. Jason Broady, jbroady@ctownpd.com

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