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Floyd County

July 31, 2013

News and Tribune Briefs — for July 31

JEFFERSONVILLE

City hosting streets workshop

The city of Jeffersonville is hosting a free Complete Streets Workshop Aug. 8, presented by the Indiana Complete Streets Coalition and the Indiana State Department of Health.

The workshop will help participants build a better understanding of Complete Streets, Complete Streets policies and best practices for design and implementation. Learn about Jeffersonville’s new Bicycle and Pedestrian Comprehensive Plan and to conduct a mobile Walk Audit to the Big Four Bridge that identifies challenges and opportunities in the local streetscape. All are welcome and free lunch will be provided courtesy of Butler, Fairman and Seufert Civil Engineers.

For more information and to RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday, visit healthbydesignonline.org or call 317-352-3804.

Neighborhood rekindles food drive

Franklin Commons Neighborhood Association has again issued a food drive challenge for other neighborhoods associations in Clark County.

The drive will end during National Night Out on Tuesday Aug. 6, with the weigh in to take place at Center For Lay Ministries, 213 E. Maple St. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Normal business hours begin at 9 a.m., but a volunteer will be there early Aug. 7 for those who want to do a drop off food before work.

If your organization would prefer, money can be donated rather than nonperishables with every $4 collected equaling one pound of food. The winning association will receive a tree from Walnut Ridge Nursery to plant in their desired location. Last year, Franklin Commons won the challenge, collecting 392 pounds of food.

For more information about the Center for Lay Ministries, visit centerforlayministries.org or call 812-282-0063.

FLOYD COUNTY

Yard sale to raise money

A yard sale, called “Purchase for a Purpose,” will be held at the home of Darian Eswine, 6317 Meadowview Drive, Georgetown, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10.

Every penny made will be directly donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Eswine lost a sister to cancer and she’s also involved in the Up ‘Til Dawn organization at her college, which benefits St. Jude as well.

Eswine and her friends will have for sale clothing, toys, stuffed animals, movies, books, trinkets, decorations, basically a large variety of other items. There also will be cookies and lemonade available and a donation bucket will be set out if people don’t want to buy, but would like to donate instead.

Email Eswine at darian.eswine@franklincollege.edu for more information.

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