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March 11, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For March 11

NEW ALBANY

Public session tonight on projects

A series of public information sessions have been set regarding two proposed projects for the city of New Albany.

Up for discussion are plans to create an outdoor aquatic center at the former Camille Wright pool location and the construction of a multi-sports facility at the former Hoosier Panel site.

The first session will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 11, at Green Valley Elementary School, New Albany.

“These are information sessions that will allow members of the public to share their suggestions with our team,” New Albany Mayor Jeff Gahan said in a press release. “Members of both my staff and the New Albany Redevelopment Commission will be in attendance to answer questions and take notes on comments from the public.”

 

Revival starts Tuesday

Howard Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1715 East Market St., New Albany, is sponsoring a spring revival, 7 p.m. nightly, March 12 through March 14.

Guest evangelist will be Rev. William G. Nelson, of Greater St. Mark Baptist Church, Louisville.

For more information call 812-944-6382.

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

Sponsors sought for Inferno

The Jeffersonville High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams will host the Jeffersonville Inferno Classic Track and Field Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, at Blair Field. 

The meet begins at 6 p.m. April 5. Finals will begin at noon April 6.

The teams are seeking corporate and individual sponsors for the event. Sponsorship opportunities include event T-shirts, hospitality room and program and/or race sponsorships. Many giving levels are available. Businesses can also rent vendor booths to sell food or merchandise. Booths are $90 for both days and are supplied with tables and electricity upon request. 

For more information, contact JHS Track and Field Booster Treasurer Peg Patton at RunningRedDevils@gmail.com or 502-775-9848.

 

Retirement party set for Colley

Purdue Extension Educator Reba Colley will be retiring on March 31, 2013 after 20-plus years of service with Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

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