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June 12, 2013

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CLARK COUNTY

Advocates holding fundraiser

The Children and Family Advocates of Clark County will be holding their second annual fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Kye’s II, 500 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville.

Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are $15 per person. Music will be provided by Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet. There will be a silent and live auction. Speakers will be Sally Erny, chief program officer, National CASA and Janet Ward, regional program officer, National CASA.

Children and Family Advocates is a nonprofit organization established in 2011 to raise funds and community awareness for the Family Court programs that serve the children and families of Clark County.

If you would like to donate an item for the silent auction or would like to purchase tickets, call 812-285-0743 or 502-939-0530. Tickets also will be available at the door.

 

Chuy’s event to benefit 1p36 deletion syndrome

Chuy’s along Veterans Parkway in Clarksville will host a fundraiser on Monday, June 17, for those who suffer from 1p36 deletion syndrome. A child of one of the employees at Chuy’s has the disease, which is a genetic disorder that causes severe intellectual disabilities.

Guests have to tell their sever on Monday that they are at Chuy’s in support of 1p36 deletion and 10 percent of their bill will be donated to the organization. In addition the patio will have kids’ games, a face painting booth, corn hole toss, fish pond and a few other activities. There will be a $1 charge for some activities and all funds will be given to 1p36 deletion support and awareness of Southern Indiana. There will also be a basket of goodies that will be raffled off.   

 

Tea Party to meet Thursday

 The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group's weekly meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 13, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

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