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Floyd County

March 1, 2013



The collection of dresses and suits will be given away to any high school student from Clark, Floyd or neighboring counties. Nu Yale Cleaners has again agreed to clean the clothing for the giveaway. For more information call 812-256-4591.



Hazelwood students prep for show

Hazelwood Middle School theater will perform Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” at the school at 7 p.m., March 14-15. 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for school age students, kindergarten through high school.


LSI holding reception

Leadership Southern Indiana is hosting an alumni event — a wine and cheese reception — at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at River City Winery, 321 Pearl St., New Albany.

The event is free for members and $10 for nonmember alumni and guests.


Kiwanis hosting pancake breakfast

The New Albany Kiwanis will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Tumbleweed Restaurant, 2005 State St., New Albany.

The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 2 to 12 years of age.

The event will feature John Oakes, world record holder in highest pancake toss                                                                              

Proceeds go to The Salvation Army Children’s Christmas Party and scholarships.     



City-town study meeting set

The Clarksville City-Town Study Committee will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 2.

The meeting will be held in the executive conference room of Clarksville Town Hall, 2000 Broadway, Clarksville. The meeting is open to the public.


Learn updates about diabetes

Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate will sponsor a free diabetes update seminar from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 9 at the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana, 2210 Green Valley Road, New Albany. 

Learn about new diabetes medications, hear tips and tricks from a fellow diabetes patient who has successfully gotten their hemoglobin A1C under control, participate in a question-and-answer session with a panel of registered dietitians who specialize in diabetes care, and hear from the YMCA on diabetes-specific exercise programs they have to offer. 

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, informative vendor booths, giveaways and great door prizes.

Register required by calling 800-476-8723 or sign up at

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