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April 27, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for April 27, 2012

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — FLOYDS KNOBS

Benefit dinner for family set

A benefit dinner and silent auction for Edgar and Julie Zuluaga, along with their children, Isaac and Isabel, will be Saturday, April 28, at Navilleton Activity Center, 6924 Scottsville-Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. Doors open at 5 p.m. for bids on silent auction items. A hot buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The cost for adults is $18, children 6-12, $8 and children 5 and under, free.

The Zuluaga family is working in a rural, mountainous region in Colombia, South America. The area was greatly affected by the violence, terrorism and drug trafficking in the country. Their vision is two-fold. Their first ministry goal is to plant churches in every community throughout this coastal region. Secondly, they plan to build a multipurpose ministry center self-sustained by agriculture and livestock production.

Dress casual and bring the family. Call 812-951-3316 for tickets.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Fundraiser for Greenway upcoming

The Friends of the Ohio River Greenway will hold its first-ever Turf Party on the Greenway from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at Cluckers Restaurant along Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville.

The group is working to bring some of the excitement surrounding the Kentucky Derby to Southern Indiana with the event, as well as raise money for the Greenway project. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person.

Church holding

Bethel AME Church, 200 West Park Place, Jeffersonville, is sponsoring an evening with Bryant Turner, BLT Christian comedian and Christ’s Church For Our Community Praise Team of Louisville, at 7 p.m. today, April 27, at the church.

A donation of $20 per person is requested. For more information call 812-283-0624.

NEW ALBANY

Mansion hosting murder mystery

The Friends of Culbertson Mansion will present the “Derby Murder Mystery” this weekend. Set in the 1890s at Derby time, this Murder Mystery event based on the Clue game will keep you guessing who “dun” it!

Characters include Sam Culbertson, son of W.S. Culbertson and president of Churchill Downs, who commissioned the garland of roses for the Kentucky Derby winner. Guests are invited to wear Victorian attire, but costumes are not required.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. today, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at the museum, 914 E. Main St., New Albany. Tickets are $20 per person and $35 per couple. Reservations are required. For more information, call the mansion at 812-944-9600. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Culbertson Mansion.

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