News and Tribune

July 22, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For July 23

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— SOUTHERN INDIANA

Get school clothes from Salvation Army

The Salvation Army will host a clothing giveaway to residents of Clark, Floyd, Scott and Washington counties from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 528 Little League Blvd., Clarksville.

The giveaway, now in its 23rd year, is sponsored by The Salvation Army in an effort to overcome the high cost of sending children back to school.

Any child or adult residing in Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties, who is enrolled in school — including college — is eligible to participate and receive eight articles of clothing without cost. Participants only need to bring verification of school enrollment, or birth certificate, and proof of address.

Last year, 1,176 students were helped with clothing and more than 400 received school supplies.



IUS, Ivy Tech holding open house

Indiana University Southeast and Ivy Tech Southern Indiana will co-host a special open house geared specifically to Ivy Tech students.

The open house will help Ivy Tech students interested in transferring and completing their four-year degree at IU Southeast learn the steps necessary to accomplish the move. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 24, at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana in Sellersburg, 8204 Old Ind. 311.

IU Southeast representatives will be on hand to discuss admissions, transfer credits, financial aid, academic programs, student services, housing and campus life. IU Southeast Interim Chancellor Barbara Bichelmeyer and Ivy Tech Southern Indiana Chancellor Rita Shourds will provide remarks at 11 a.m.

Ivy Tech students who are interested in transferring may bring their transcripts and talk to representatives to determine admission eligibility.



Ivy Tech hosting open house

Ivy Tech Southern Indiana, 8204 Ind. 311, Sellersburg, will hold an open house for admissions from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, July 23, in the Community Room located within Ogle Hall on the Sellersburg campus.

The open house will include presentations on financial aid and the admissions process. Academic deans, faculty and student services representatives will be available to provide information on specific programs of study. In addition, the event will feature a discussion panel about limited enrollment health care programs and campus tours throughout the evening.

For more information on how to apply or register for courses at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana, visit www.ivytech.edu/nowisthetime or contact us at 1-888-IVY-LINE.



CLARK COUNTY

Councilwoman hosting public event

Clark County Councilwoman Kelly Khuri will be hosting her second monthly series titled “Know Your County Government.” This event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, at the Jeffersonville Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.

The speaker for this event will be Clark County Assessor Vicky Kent-Haire. Topics will include how to appeal your assessment and how to use the Geographic Information Systems.



NEW ALBANY

Book discussion and lunch

In conjunction with the adult summer reading challenge, the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., is hosting a book discussion and lunch at noon Monday, July 29, in the library auditorium to discuss “Dakota: A Spiritual Geography” by Kathleen Norris.  

From the award-winning author of “Amazing Grace,” Norris tells stories about life on the Great Plains and its influence on the human spirit.  

Lunch will be provided and door prizes awarded. Register for this event by calling 812-949-3523.



NAHS holding 50-year reunion

New Albany High School class of 1963 will hold a 50-year reunion Aug. 2-4.

On Aug. 2, a gathering will be at Newlin Hall, 2818 Green Valley Road, New Albany, for an evening of fun, food, drinks, games and auctions. Music will be provided by the Monarchs.

On Aug. 3, a dinner and dance will be held at the Calumet Club Ballroom, 1614 East Spring St., New Albany. Dance music will be from “The Doctors of Swing,” a big band orchestra.

The brunch Aug. 4 will be at La Bocca, 134 E. Market St. New Albany. There will be champagne and music to accompany the Italian brunch buffet.

All reservation forms should be returned by July 30, to www.nahs63.com, 600 Berwyn Drive, Louisville, Ky., 40223.



Family class being offered

Floyd Memorial Birthing Center is offering a free New Family Fundamentals Class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, Paris Health Education Center, 1850 State Street, New Albany.

Meet Floyd Memorial Birthing Center’s certified nurse midwife Carla Layne as she presents the class: “Midwives, Doulas and Dads class.” Learn how a midwife can help during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Layne will provide new insight on natural and interventional births. Dads can become better prepared, too, by discovering fathering basics.

Plus, a doula will be introduced and will discuss how doulas can provide education and support for both parents.

Registration is required by calling 1-800-4-SOURCE or online at floydmemorial.com/events