News and Tribune

December 13, 2012




Toys being accepted at Young’s office

U.S. Rep. Todd Young’s Jeffersonville office is accepting toys on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

A collection box is located at the office at 279 Quartermaster Court and donations are accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The toys collected will be distributed to children within the local community. For more information, call Young’s Jeffersonville office at 812-288-3999.


Youth can audition for choir

Winter midseason auditions for the remainder of the Louisville Youth Choir’s 46th season will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 3, at Sacred Heart School for the Arts, Angela Hall, Bldg. 17 on the Ursuline Campus, 3105 Lexington Road in Louisville.

Singers in grades 4-12 should be prepared to sing scales and sing “My Country ’Tis of Thee.” They should also be prepared to clap rhythms.

Those students selected for the choir will perform in three remaining main stage concerts: A March spring concert, YUM! Brands Arts in Action bonus concert with MO5AIC and an April Pops concert.

There is no cost to audition. Audition forms and additional information can be found at For more information or to schedule an audition, call 502-896-5859.


Aglow group to meet

A meeting of the Aglow group will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at Covenant Community Fellowship, 727 Rolling Creek Drive, New Albany.

Fellowship time is 6:30 to 7 p.m. This month is a Christmas Party. Come and bring a friend.

Fried chicken will be provided; bring a covered dish or cake, candy, anything that will go with chicken. Aglow would like everyone to bring a gift of about $10 for a gift exchange. There will be singing, fellowship and a lot of fun.


Church hosting music event

First Presbyterian Church, 222 Walnut St. Jeffersonville will feature a chancel choir, bell choir, children’s choir and a six-piece instrumental ensemble presenting the Christmas cantata, “A Night of Rejoicing” by Lee Dengler at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the church.

This will be a telling of the Christmas story through music, narration and scripture. For more information call 812-283-8606.


Mount Zion program set

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 3465 Ind. 11, Lanesville, is having its annual Christmas Program at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec.16.

The public is invited to attend. There will be a play, refreshments and a special guest.