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January 10, 2013

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SOUTHERN INDIANA

YMCA holding membership drive

The YMCA of Southern Indiana is holding a membership campaign where residents pay no joiner fee through Wednesday, Jan. 16.

The YMCA offers a variety of programs to help achieve greater health and well-being, nurture youth and inspire individuals to give back to better their community. These programs include: personal training, swim lessons, youth sports and more.

To learn more about the YMCA of Southern Indiana, contact Melissa Wilson at mwilson@ymcasi.org or visit www.ymcasi.org for more information.

Talk to a lawyer for free

The Indiana State Bar Association and Southern Indiana Pro Bono Referrals will sponsor “Talk to a Lawyer Today” 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 as an annual tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..

This is a telephone conference only. Locally, dial 812-949-2292. No appointment is necessary.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Reception to honor Knight

A public reception honoring Yvonne B. Knight on the occasion of her retirement will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion, 1101 E. Market St., Jeffersonville.

Knight has served with great dedication, beginning with volunteer work at the museum in 1979 and becoming administrator in 1991.

Knight is succeeded by Keith E. Norrington, who has assumed the dual role of curator and director. Norrington has been involved with the museum for more than 40 years, starting as a volunteer guide in 1968.

Art program beginning this year

Beginning in 2013, the Jeffersonville Township Public Library will be offering a continuing monthly series titled “ArtSpace: Learn Create Enjoy.”  

To start off this series, Artist Ray Day will be showcased from 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

A teacher for 34 years at Our Lady of Providence High School, Day developed Studio Arts and Theatre Arts programs, produced and directed drama and musical productions, taught Acting and Theatre Production and served as designer and technical director through 1988.

Day continued teaching Studio Art until retiring in March 1996. Following six years of full-time art work, he returned to Providence in 2002 as Director of Development and Institutional Advancement. For more information, call 812-285-5635, or visit jefflibrary.org

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