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March 29, 2013

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Learn about neighborhood program

The city of Jeffersonville is holding its fourth Jeffersonville Neighborhood Leadership Institute from 6 to 8:30 p.m., every Thursday, April 4 through June 13, at the Ken Ellis Center, 1425 Pennsylvania Ave., Jeffersonville.

Previous institutes have been successful in creating neighborhood leaders across the city, allowing residents to gain knowledge and insight toward effective leadership. The fourth institute will again be lead by U of L Professor Michael McCoy who has an extensive background in civic development. The classes are free and dinner is provided.

More information, or to receive an application, visit the city’s website at cityofjeff.net

HENRYVILLE

Band holding Spring Swing

The Henryville Golden Band’s annual Spring Swing fundraising event will begin at noon Saturday, April 6, at the school. The auction will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Hot-plate meals consisting of homemade chicken and dumplings or pork barbecue sandwiches will be available for purchase for $6. Children’s meals consisting of hot dogs and chips available for $3. Desserts and drinks are included in the price. Carnival games, snacks, door prizes and raffles will begin at noon.

LOUISVILLE

Wednesday is National Walking Day

Studies show that for every hour of vigorous physical activity, a person can gain an average of two hours of life expectancy. Regular physical activity, like walking, is critical to maintaining a healthy heart, which is why the American Heart Association encourages area residents to begin a 30-minute walking routine on National Walking Day, which is Wednesday, April 3.

On this day, individuals and company groups are encouraged to wear tennis shoes to work and get moving for a healthier heart. This year several local companies have scheduled events around National Walking Day including Kindred Healthcare, the University of Louisville, Fifth Third Bank, KentuckyOne Health, Brown-Forman, UPS and Texas Roadhouse.  

To learn more, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit heart.org

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