News and Tribune

April 25, 2013




WorkOne to host job fair

WorkOne Southern Indiana will host a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the WorkOne Center located at 2125 State Street, Suite 16, New Albany.

Multiple regional companies, representing a variety of employment sectors including manufacturing, logistics, transportation, health care, financial services, and hospitality to name a few, will be recruiting at the hiring event. Job seekers attending the hiring event are encouraged to bring several resumes, dress professionally and be prepared to discuss employment opportunities with employers.

For more information, please contact WorkOne at 812-948-6102 or visit


Legion event to benefit Comfort Warriors

The American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28 Family of Four  will host a fundraising benefit for Operation Comfort Warriors from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the post, 1930 McDonald Lane, New Albany.

The activities include music by 3rd Degree, silent auction, raffles, cash bar and 50/50; donation of $5 is requested at the door. Donations for the silent auction are welcome and appreciated. Contact Jimmy Martin at 812-989-8201.

Operation Comfort Warriors is an American Legion program in which 100 percent of the funds go to assist recovering soldiers with unfunded items that are not available to them while they are recovering in medical care facilities.

Bilingual story hour at NA-FC Library

In recognition of The Day of the Child, the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is presenting a bilingual story hour for families at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27.

Stories will be read in Spanish and English. There will be crafts and activities for children. For more information, call 812-949-3523.

Tri-County seeking PB&J

The Tri-County Health Coalition of Southern Indiana, 1222 State St. in New Albany, is in need of donations of peanut butter and jelly for its summer program.

For more information, call 812-944-7265.


Church hosting spring fling

Wesley United Methodist Church, 1201 Thomas V. Bryant Drive in Jeffersonville, will host a Spring Fling from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

There will be food and games for children and adults.


Llama show on the way

The Clark County Luv-a-lot Lama Club will host a lama workshop and show at the Indiana Fiber and Music Festival on Saturday, April 27, at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Charlestown. 4-Hers in Area II — Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Scott, Washington, Lawrence and Orange County are invited.  

The senior 4-Hers of Clark County will present the workshop beginning at 8 a.m. and will go over the fundamentals of showmanship and obstacle performance. At 10 a.m. they will break for half an hour and then resume with a show to test the skills learned.

4-Hers can bring their own llamas/alpacas. If you cannot trailer your own animal, Clark County is willing to provide animals from its herd. This is a free workshop.

Call 812-256-2623 or 812-256-0100 for more information.

For more information about the Indiana Fiber and Music Festival, visit  


Craft bazaar set

Georgetown Rainbow’s End Childcare, 1099 Marci Lane, Georgetown, will have a craft bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the childcare center.

Admission is free. Artists will be selling their handmade and professional items, including yard art, children’s clothing, floral, crocheted items, engraved bake ware, painted collectibles, jewelry, handbags, dips and mixes and more.

For more information, call 812-951-3215 or email


‘The Crucible’ at CHS

Clarksville High School Theatre Department will present “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller April 25 to 27 and May 2 to 4 at Clarksville High School’s Collins Auditorium.

The Crucible is a gripping historical play that focuses upon a young farmer, his wife and a young servant-girl who maliciously causes the wife’s arrest for witchcraft. All performances will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Call 812-282-8234 for more information.


Road race set for Sunday

he Kentucky Derby Festival will host another road race in 2013. The new miniFun Run is for kids ages 3 to 14. Scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28, the kids’ fitness run will be held along River Road.

The route will feature a looped course which will start and finish in the same place. The start line for all age groups will be near the finish for the Marathon and miniMarathon at Preston and Witherspoon streets on River Road.

Adults are welcome to participate with their child and do not have to pay an additional registration fee. Parents of those in the youngest age group are encouraged to run along with their child.

Registration for the event is open online at Registration fees are $25 at the Running Wild Race Expo on April 25 and 26. Registration day of the event is $25 and will available on site from 9 to 11 a.m. (Runners in the Marathon and miniMarathon receive a $5 discount for their children.)