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November 14, 2012

BRIEFS: Nov. 15, 2012


Restaurant helping suicide prevention

Mike and Matt’s restaurant, 2835 Holman’s Lane in Jeffersonville, will be holding a fundraiser dinner for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Friday, Nov. 16.

Five percent of the proceeds from sales that day will be donated to the charity in the name of Michael W. Asher, the son of Jerry and Janie Asher.

Pastors giving presentation at library

Co-pastors of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church,  Jeffersonville, The Rev. Donald B. Hill and The Rev. Nancy Woodworth-Hill, will be presenting their recent trip to the Holy Land, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Nov. 16, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.

In January 2012, Rev. Hill and his wife traveled with a clergy group to both Israel and Jordan.  Their presentation on Israel begins on the coast and includes Netanya, Caesarea Maritima, Mount Carmel, Tel Megiddo, Cana, Tiberius, Mount of the Beatitudes, the Sea of Galilee, Kursi, Chorazin, Capernaum, Yardenite, and the ruins of the Decapolis city Bet Shean.

For more information, call 812-285-5635, or visit

Arts and Craft show will help animals

The Animal Protection Association (APA) is holding its second annual APA juried Arts and Craft show, “Christmas in the City,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 17, at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonvile.

APA is currently seeking vendors to be in the show. All items must be made by the vendor. This is a professional show.

Please contact Linda Williams, 812 284 3580 or at, if you are interested.

Band Boosters holding $10,000 raffle

The Jeffersonville High School Band Boosters are selling tickets for their second annual $10,000 cash raffle.

Tickets are $20 each or three for $50 and are available from any band booster. You can also look for band members and boosters selling the tickets before the start of JHS home basketball games. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.

Other raffles will be held for: Papa John’s pizza for a year, an MP3 player from Best Buy, local restaurant gift certificates, gift baskets and a quilt handmade by a JHS Booster.

Proceeds from the $10,000 raffle will go towards the JHS Band Boosters’ 2012-13 capital campaign to upgrade the band rehearsal room.

To purchase tickets or for more information, email Pat Eckert at or send a text to 502-572-6610.

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