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Floyd County

April 13, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for April 13, 2012


Cook Memorial hosting chili supper

Cook Memorial United Methodist Church, United Methodist Men, will sponsor a chili supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m., April 20, at the church, 1025 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville.

The menu is chili, hot dog, dessert and drink, $5 for adults, $2 for children 5 to 12 and free for children under 5.


K of C serving chicken dinner

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner, 6 to 8 p.m., today, April 13, at the K of C Hall.

The menu of chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert is $8. A large portion of the proceeds will be given to Father Tom for the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.

Residents can recycle computers

A community-wide computer recycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at First Presbyterian Church, 222 Walnut St., Jeffersonville.

Businesses and households are invited to bring obsolete computer equipment for recycling. The fee is only $2 per carload and $5 per pickup truck load.

Items to be recycled include: computers, monitors, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, keyboards, mice, UPS, cables, rechargeable batteries, telephones, cell phones, PDAs, pagers and chargers.


Cancer Society needs volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers for its Road to Recovery program. The society is in desperate need of volunteers who can drive cancer patients to and from their treatments, ensuring patients are getting the care they need.

Volunteers can drive as little or as much as their schedule allows during the regular work week as long as they have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, insurance and a reliable vehicle.

Contact Paige Vollmer at 502-560-6035 or to receive additional information.


‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ to be discussed

The Reading by Night adult book club will meet from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Sellersburg Public Library, 430 N. Indiana Ave., to discuss “Fried Green Tomatoes.”

This event is free and open to the public. The club meets the third Monday of every month at the library. Call 812-256-3337 with questions.

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