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April 26, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for April 26, 2012


Health Initiative hitting barbershops

The Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males has announced the 2012 Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative, a statewide endeavor to educate males, particularly black males, about the importance of regular testing and disease prevention.

Clark and Floyd County health screening events are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at:

• Nu-Look Barbershop, 1626 Spring St., Jeffersonville

• DeeJays Cutting Edge, 1302 State St., New Albany.

The Jeffersonville and New Albany health screening events are sponsored by Jeffersonville Commission on The Social Status of Black Males, Community Action of Southern Indiana, Clark Memorial Hospital, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, Global Interventions Ventures In Education and Wesley United Methodist Church.


Supper and auction set

New Washington Masonic Lodge 167 will sponsor a breakfast supper and basket auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Masonic Lodge, New Washington. The basket auction will begin at 7 p.m.

A $5 donation is requested for the breakfast supper.


Sugar Maples celebrating anniversary

Sugar Maples, 109 W. Maple St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an open house in celebration of the sixth anniversary of the business from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 27.


Fifth Sunday event coming up

Utica-area churches’ annual fifth Sunday singing will be at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at the Utica Baptist Church.

All are invited to attend and participate. A fellowship time will follow the singing.

Cemetery group raising funds

The Utica Hillcrest Cemetery Association’s annual spring fundraiser — a chicken and dumpling dinner and silent auction — will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at the Utica Community Center. The auction will begin at 2 p.m.

The menu will be homemade chicken and dumplings, green beans, roll, dessert and drink, $6 for adults and $3 for children.

Proceeds are used for the upkeep of the cemetery.

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