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November 19, 2012

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NEW ALBANY

Salvation Army serving dinner

Thanksgiving dinner will be offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at The Salvation Army, 2300 Green Valley Road, New Albany.

Volunteers from The Salvation Army and Northside Christian Church will be serving traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings.

The dinner is open to the public, according to Maj. Steve Kiger with The Salvation Army. There will be no charge.

This dinner is offered to those who would otherwise be without a Thanksgiving dinner and fellowship.

Church welcomes Santa for breakfast

The public is invited to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s annual Santa breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 1 at The Salvation Army, 2300 Green Valley Road in New Albany.

The event will feature a complete home-cooked breakfast, puppet show, craft table, and Santa’s workshop filled with $1 gifts for children to purchase and have wrapped free of charge. Santa Claus will be there to speak individually with children, and cameras are welcome.

Tickets to the Santa Breakfast are $5 for adults and $3 for children up to age 10. They are available by calling Sandy Wells, reservation chair of the sponsoring United Methodist Women, at 812-725-7939, or by stopping by the church offices at 2818 Grant Line Road/Suite 7 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. The deadline is Nov. 28.

Visit wesleychapel.org or call the church at 812- 944-2570 for more information.

FLOYD COUNTY

Historical Society to meet

The Floyd County Historical Society will have its next meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

The program entitled “The Scribner House: New Albany’s Home Place” will be presented by Anne Caudill, Mandy Dick, Pam Peters and Carlene Price, the authors of the most recent book on the Scribner House.

The book will also be available for purchase at the meeting. This is an official New Albany Bicentennial event and is free and open to the public.

SELLERSBURG

Holiday bazaar set

There will be a holiday bazaar at American Legion Post 204, 412 N. New Albany St., Sellersburg, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1

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