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Floyd County

November 15, 2012




Parade sign-up deadline is today

Jeffersonville’s Light Up the Holiday Parade will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 1.

All parade participants will assemble on Riverside Drive at Spring Street at 4 p.m. for staging. The parade will start promptly at 5 p.m. and will travel north on Spring Street to Seventh Street, where it will end.

Application deadline is today, Nov. 16. For more information call Sara Schutz, 502-376-9104.


Hope House to be dedicated today

While divisiveness around issues of faith often marked this year’s political season, Christians and Muslims have been quietly at work cooperatively building Hope House, a facility to house volunteers from throughout the country rebuilding tornado-damaged Southern Indiana.

The project will be dedicated at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 16, with an interfaith prayer service and reception at the 117 Railroad St. site in Henryville. The celebration will continue with a 6 p.m. concert at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage as part of Louisville’s Festival of Faiths.


Thanksgiving program set on the way

A Thanksgiving program and craft event, co-sponsored by Charlestown Library, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Charlestown Senior Center, Arts and Enrichment Center, Charlestown.

The public is welcome.

5K to help feed the hungry

The Get Nothing and Love It 5K run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Charlestown State Park, Ind. 62, Charlestown.

There will be no T-shirts, no medals, just warm hearts. Entry fee is $10 or  $10 worth of nonperishable foods.

Event day registration at the park will begin at 7:30 a.m.. Preregistration will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Eastside Christian Church, 2319 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville.

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