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Floyd County

November 21, 2012

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Nov. 22

SOUTHERN INDIANA

Hosparus Southern Indiana needs volunteers

Hosparus Southern Indiana needs volunteers who live in Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties.

Hosparus will offer free volunteer training, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1, at its New Albany office, 624 E. Market St. Lunch will be provided.

To register or for more information, contact Vonya Gresham at vgresham@hosparus.org or 812-542-2809.  

Volunteers help with patient and family support, administrative duties and development/fundraising. Hosparus carefully selects volunteers and provides them with comprehensive training specially designed to meet the needs of patients and families. Hosparus volunteers must have available transportation and complete training and an application process.

NEW ALBANY

Farmers Market sets winter hours

The New Albany Winter Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. It is located between Third and Fourth streets on Market Street.

There will be local produce, beef and poultry products, and other food products. Call 502-905-3640 or 502-210-6685 with questions.

FLOYD COUNTY

Historical Society to meet

The Floyd County Historical Society will have its next meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

The program entitled “The Scribner House: New Albany’s Home Place” will be presented by Anne Caudill, Mandy Dick, Pam Peters and Carlene Price, the authors of the most recent book on the Scribner House.

The book will also be available for purchase at the meeting. This is an official New Albany Bicentennial event and is free and open to the public.

FLOYDS KNOBS

Students invited to Activity Fair

Parents of current eight-graders who will have a freshman next year at Floyd Central High School are invited to attend the annual Activity Fair from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the school.

There will be tables set up in the main hallway of the building that highlight extracurricular activities. Incoming students are encouraged to come and walk around and ask questions to teachers and other students. Following the activity fair, there will be an important parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Floyd Central auditorium.

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