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March 26, 2014

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For March 26

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Get homework help

Middle and high school students across the state who need extra science and math help can get it for free by calling, emailing or chatting online with tutors at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Homework Hotline.

The hotline is a free math and science tutoring service that helps students in grades 6 to 12. Phone lines and online chats will be available between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday through May.

Tutors provide an extra, free resource to help Indiana students tackle math and science subjects, from algebra and chemistry to calculus and trigonometry.

Tutors are Rose-Hulman students who provide free sessions and assistance with homework problems to students who call 1-877-ASK-ROSE (toll free) or submit questions by e-mail at AskRose.org

Make an Easter wreath

The Charlestown-Clark County Public Library will sponsor an Easter Wreath Craft program, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at Borden Library, 117 Main St., Borden, and from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Monday, April 7, at Charlestown Library, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown.

For this craft, each person must bring one foam wreath ring, in 10 inch diameter, and one skein of green fun-fur. All other materials will be provided.

NEW ALBANY

Friends book sale April 5

The Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold a book sale in the library’s Annex Building, located in the parking lot at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.

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

Legion hosts sale

American Legion Unit 28 Auxiliary, New Albany, is hosting an indoor miscellaneous sale, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the American Legion Post,

1919 McDonald Lane, New Albany.

Pain seminar coming to FMH

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, 1850 State St., New Albany, is offering a free bone and joint pain seminar from 6 to 7 p.m. April 1 at the hospital’s Paris Health Education Center.

This is an opportunity for people who are having trouble with daily activities due to pain in the knees or hips to learn about advanced treatments that may offer dramatic relief.  

Call 1-800-4-SOURCE or go to floydmemorial.com/events to register.

Concert to be held at IUS

The IU Southeast Music Department will present the IU Southeast Concert Choir, Community Chorus, and Orchestra, 3 p.m., Sunday, April 6, in the Richard K. Stem Concert Hall of the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, seniors, IU Southeast faculty and staff, and are available at the Ogle Center ticket office, by calling 812- 941-2526, or online at www.ius.edu/oglecenter.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Apply for grants online

Jeffersonville Main Street Inc. announced that two grant applications are now available online.

The Front Porch Project and Storefront Improvement grant applications can be found at the organization’s website — JeffMainStreet.org.

Call 812-283-0301 for more information.

GOP women meet

Clark County Republican Women, monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m., April 8, at 440 Spring St., Jeffersonville (upstairs).

Meeting is free; however, yearly membership dues are required.

For more information, call 812-282-8683.

Bliss House hosts fundraiser

The Center for Lay Ministries/Bliss House will host a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. March 28 at the Quad Café, 103 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville.

The band, Three Piece Suit, will be playing from 7 to 10 p.m., or beyond. There will be a raffle for a Serenity Prayer quilt and a 50/50 raffle.  All proceeds will benefit the non-profit, CLM Bliss House, which provides long term support and housing for women who are overcoming addictions.

There is no cover charge. Come to the Quad Café and order dinner while enjoying great music for a worthy cause.  For more information, contact Lorie Nevils, CLM Bliss House Committee, at 502-396-5859.

Sickle Cell event scheduled

The American Red Cross River Valley Blood Services Region is launching a new program that gives donors the opportunity to designate their donation to help a patient being treated for Sickle Cell Disease.

The first in Southern Indiana will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 4, at Grace Fellowship Church, 826 Meigs Ave., Jeffersonville.

 

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