Walk ‘n’ roll to raise funds
The Moving Forward Limb Loss Support Group will hold a Walk and Roll fundraiser at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Sam Peden Community Park, New Albany.
Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. Funds raised by the event will be used to make care packages for amputees in the community.
The course is approximately one mile long and is wheelchair accessible. A pitch-in picnic will follow the walk.
Registration fee is $10 for adults 14 and over. Children under 14 can walk free with an adult. For more information, call 812-620-3694.
FMH uniform sale Oct. 23
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Auxiliary will host a Cardinal Uniform sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in classroom three and four in the Paris Education Center of the hospital, 1850 State St.
The sale will be open to the public as well as hospital employees and associates. There will be an abundance of items such as uniforms, scrubs, Nursemate shoes, stethoscopes, socks, support hose and blood pressure cuffs.
There will also be plenty of clearance items and a large selection of value-priced scrubs. A percentage of all the sales will go toward the many hospital projects of the auxiliary. For further information, call 812-948-6734.
Highway to Health ride set
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Foundation will host its fourth annual Highway To Health motorcycle ride on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 10 a.m. at the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center, 2210 Green Valley Road, New Albany. The 100-mile ride will stop at Floyd Memorial sites in Corydon, Salem and Charlestown. The ride departs at 11 a.m. and the cost is $20 for one rider or $30 for rider plus passenger.
After the riders return there will be lunch with entertainment by the KUKES. You can register on line at www.floydmemorial.com/events or call 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723). Proceeds from this event to benefit the Floyd Memorial Foundation.
Library group selling books
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, the Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold its book sale in the library’s Annex Building, at the corner of Spring Street and Scribner Drive.
All books having to do with horror will be discounted by 50 percent.
Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.
Save Our School hosting benefit
Save Our School’s stroll down memory lane benefit, sponsored by the Old Utica School Preservation group, will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 208 S. Fourth St., Utica.
The schedule is: food starts at noon; car show from 1 to 5 p.m.; live auction at 4 p.m.; 1950s sock hop dance from 5 to 10 p.m. ; live music from 5:30 p.m. Food will be priced at $6 for adults and $3 for kids.
Jacob’s Well group holding event
Jacob’s Well’s Harvest of Hope Festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Jacob’s Well, located in the old Utica Elementary School, 605 Old Salem Road, Utica.
Families and individuals of all ages are welcome to the free event, featuring a chili supper with all the trimmings, a caramel apple bar, treats for kids, games, pumpkin pitch, pumpkin bowling and face painting.
The festival will wrap up with a black light puppet show by Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s puppet ministry team at 8 p.m. Autumn costumes are encouraged.
Meeting set about bridge
Officials with the Ohio River Bridges Project will display updated renderings of improved aesthetics that will be part of the Indiana approach to the east-end crossing.
The aesthetic changes will be displayed at a public open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the John Nobel Woods Community Center, 106 N. Fourth St., in Utica.
Visitors may arrive and view the exhibits at any time during the event and will have an opportunity to submit written comments on the aesthetics displays. Project representatives will be available to discuss the aesthetic concepts. No formal presentations will be made.
New friends, neighbors welcome
New Friends and Neighbors of Southern Indiana will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22. Newcomers to the area and long time residents are welcome.
Call Carolyn Ledford 812-949-6021 for meeting location and information.
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