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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Hosparus offers volunteer training April 13

Hosparus Southern Indiana needs patient care 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. Saturday, April 13, 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

Bridge Liquor celebrating 50 years

Bridge Liquor in New Albany has 50 reasons to celebrate. On Friday, April 12, the New Albany liquor store, at 110 Knable Lane, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with food, beer samplings, giveaways and music. The festivities are from 4 to 8 p.m.

Bridge Liquor was opened by veterinarian Dr. Joseph Knable and has maintained family ownership over the past five decade. His niece, Susan Kerber, is the longtime manager at Bridge.

The liquor store moved to its current building 35 years ago and has expanded three times. It carries a large selection of local craft beers and wines.

Spanish Theatre coming to library

Would you like to see a play in Spanish? El Delirio Producciones will perform a portion of its latest production titled “Soy una mujer” at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8., in the Strassweg Auditorium.

The production includes three monologues and a portion of the monologues will be in Spanish. Programs with English translation will be available. There will be refreshments following the program.

For more information call the Reference Services Desk at 812-949-3523.

FLOYD COUNTY

AARP to meet April 12

AARP, Floyd County Chapter, will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, at St. John’s Church, at the corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany.

Highlights include a speaker, drawing for a door prize and 50/50. Refreshments will be provided and guests are welcome. For more information, call 812-944-9525.

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