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May 16, 2014

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Shop for a good cause Saturday

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital invites the community to Shop for the Crusade in downtown New Albany from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17.

Regalo and Copper Moon Gallery, both located on Pearl Street in New Albany, will donate a percentage of sales Saturday to the WHAS Crusade for Children. The WHAS Crusade for Children provides support for outpatient pediatric therapy services at SIRH.

SIRH provides outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy along with psychological services to pediatric and adolescent (ages birth to 18) patients.

Work One hosting job fair

Work One’s 2014 Job Fair will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, at WorkOne, 2125 State St., New Albany.

There is no cost to jobseekers. Those interested should bring a resume and dress appropriate for on-the-spot job interviews.

Retirement seminar set for Tuesday

Anyone thinking of retiring within the next 10 years, or are already enjoying retirement, and adult children of seniors are invited to attend the Retire Right Expo from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Sternwheeler Ballroom, Robert E Lee Center, 201 E. Elm St., New Albany. The event is free and open to the public.

This second annual event in Southern Indiana offers complimentary educational workshops, and showcases products and services that offer benefits for retirement planning, how-tos to decrease the stress of the retirement process, and improved quality of life for anyone who is retired.

Guests can attend any of four free workshops every 50 minutes beginning at 2:30 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. on applying for Social Security benefits, signing up for Medicare, downsizing and simplifying lifestyles, heart health, and levels of care. If they wish, guests can reserve a seat for workshops by visiting theRetireRightExpo.com/WriteUs.

Details on workshops, exhibitors, the location and parking can all be found at theRetireRightExpo.com

JEFFERSONVILLE

Church holding revival next week

Indiana Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 1501 Thomas V. Bryant Drive, Jeffersonville, is sponsoring a homecoming revival at 7 p.m. nightly May 21-23 at the church.

Speaker/pastor will be the Rev. Michael Dorsey and music will be by Spirit of Praise. Call 812-282-3657 for more information.

Church hosting meal, give-away

Northside Church of Christ, 2510 E. 10th St., Jeffersonville, will hold its monthly food giveaway and community meal from 4:30 to 6 p.m. May 24 at the church.

For more information, call 812-282-6272 or visit nsidecoc.com

HARRISON COUNTY

Pioneer event at state park

Bring the whole family and a picnic lunch to Hickory Hollow Interpretive Center in O’Bannon Woods State Park west of Corydon, for the Living Pioneer Farmstead on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day Weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The farmstead features a working blacksmith shop, cooper shop, summer kitchen, pioneer home, trappers shed, tomahawk throwing, native American demonstrations, leather crafts and pioneer demonstrations of all kinds.

A feature of this event is a demonstration of the nationally unique 1850 haypress, which is run by one of our oxen (Forest and Gump). The demonstration, held only nine days each year, will be from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, and again on Sunday.

For a full schedule of activities at O’Bannon Woods State Park on Memorial Day weekend, call the interpretive center at 812-738-8234 or go to interpretiveservices.in.gov

O’Bannon Woods State Park is located 10 miles west of Corydon, on Ind. 462, off Ind. 62.

SOUTHERN INDIANA

Family descendants to reunite

The descendants of the Rev. Reuben Binkley and Louisiana Brandenburg will have a reunion Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 –26.

For more information about the weekend activities, contact Cheryl Proctor at 812-734-1209 or 812-267-7560 or by email at cmproctor1@frontier.com

 

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