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Floyd County

November 16, 2012

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Nov. 17-18

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Aglow group to meet

An Aglow meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Covenant Community Fellowship, 727 Rolling Creek Drive, New Albany.

 Fellowship is 6:30 to 7 p.m. Speaker will be Judy Lowell, president of the New Albany Aglow Lighthouse.

Church celebrating 50 years

Grant Line United Methodist Church, 4810 Grant Line Road, New Albany, will celebrate its 50-year homecoming Sunday, Nov. 18.

Worship services start at 10 a.m. and a free celebration luncheon will be held immediately following. All are invited to attend.

40 & Club hosting turkey dinner

The 40 & 8 Club will sponsor an open house and turkey dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the clubhouse, 221 Albany St., New Albany.

The price for the turkey or pork loin dinner with all the trimmings will be $6.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Ministry, church camping for the homeless

Park Memorial United Methodist Church and Exit 0 will be hosting a “Cardboard City” at the church this weekend in order to raise awareness of homelessness and funds for programs to serve the homeless.

Participating youth and adults will bring no more than what will fit in a backpack and stay in the camp two nights to get insight into the experience of being homeless. Participants each raised a minimum of $50 or $75 per family which Exit 0 will use to provide food and other services to those living on the streets.

“Exit 0 is doing this to raise awareness of the issues that the homeless face, the challenges of daily tasks like using the bathroom, taking showers, doing laundry. We will be doing camp clean-ups and hearing people in the camps talk about the problems they face such as not having an ID which leads to not being able to work and so on. We hope it will dispel some of the myths of homelessness,” said Paul Stensrud, Exit 0 director, in a news release.

Park Memorial UMC is located at 1820 E. Park Place in Jeffersonville. The event began at 4 p.m. Friday and continues through Sunday. For more information, please contact Paul Stensrud at 502-541-2353 or via email at paul@jesuscaresatexit0.org

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