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May 23, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for May 23, 2012


School board to hold special meeting on Tuesday

There will be a special meeting of the Clarksville Community School Corp. board at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at 101 Ettel Lane, Room A-17.

On the agenda are roof specifications and textbook math adoption for Clarksville Elementary School. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be followed by an executive session, which is a closed meeting.


Horse profiling book discussion

Calvin L. Carter, co-author of “Horse Profiling: The Secret to Motivating Equine Athletes” will be discussing his book at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 7 p.m., May 31, in the Strassweg Auditorium. The book is being published at the beginning of May and was featured in the April issue of Equus Magazine.

Horse Profiling details how you can establish successful training techniques by understanding how horses communicate. This book explains a unique way of analyzing the psyche of the equine athlete and particularly those in competitive careers where performance is a primary focus. Carter will have copies of the book available for sale afterward.

Call 812-949-3523 for more information.

Toastmasters celebrating 40th

Sunnyside Toastmasters’ 40th anniversary celebration will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 30, at Sam’s Food & Spirits, 3800 Payne-Koehler Road, New Albany.

RSVP by calling 812-736-0149.


Discovery Camp registration open

Discovery Science Camp in Partnership with Clark County 4-H and Purdue University Extension Science Engineering and Technology Program provides a safe and structured environment with exciting interactive experiences. Campers will be involved with science experiments, demonstrations, creative crafting and cuisine, special guests and outdoor fun.

The camp — for ages 6 to 12, will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates: week one, June 4-8; week two, June 11-15; week three, June 18-22; week four, July 25-29.

The camp will be held at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. The fee is $130 a week, additional child/week discounts available. For more information, Website:; Email:; or call 812-282-1009.

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