News and Tribune

April 3, 2013

BRIEFS: April 3, 2013


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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Safety train headed to city


Indiana Operation Lifesaver/Norfolk Southern Safety Train Ride will make a stop in New Albany on Friday, April 12.

Local officials, law enforcement and first responders are invited to ride the train and see first-hand the dangers of disobeying crossing laws and trespassing on railroad property. This is an eye-opening experience for public rail safety. RSVP by today, April 3. Passengers will meet at 9:15 a.m. at the New Albany YMCA, 33 State St.

The train will depart New Albany at 9:45 a.m., arrive in Huntingburg at 12:30 p.m., depart Huntingburg by motor coach at 1 p.m. and arrive back in New Albany at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Jessica Feder at 317-267-4011.



FLOYD COUNTY

Republican women’s club to meet


The Floyd County Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4. The meeting will be at Tucker’s American Favorites, 2441 State St., in New Albany.

Anyone interested in Republican issues or wants to get involved in politics is welcome to attend.



NEW ALBANY

Spanish Theatre coming to library


El Delirio Producciones will perform a portion of its latest Spanish-language production titled “Soy una mujer” at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, in Strassweg Auditorium.

The production includes three monologues and a portion of the monologues will be in Spanish. Programs with English translation will be available. There will be refreshments following the program. For more information call the Reference Services Desk at 812-949-3523.



Church hosting play

St. Marks on Spring will present “Almost Maine,” a romantic comedy by John Cariani, April 5 through April 7 and April 12 through April 15 at 8 p.m. nightly at St. Marks United Church of Christ, 222 E. Spring St., New Albany.

General admission is $10. Reservations are required. Call 502-380-6569.

Proceeds benefit St. Marks Clothes Closet, Soup Kitchen and Stage on Spring Missions.



Church hosting prayer breakfast

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, is hosting its annual Spring Prayer Breakfast for those who’ve lost a loved one from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6 in the church’s basement/Wagner Hall.

The featured speaker is Gayle Schrank, who is pastoral associate at St. Mary Navilleton Church serving in a variety of ministries including retreat work. Her talk is titled “Reflections of Grace.” This event is free. RSVP to Tom Yost at 812-945-2374 by today.

 

SELLERSBURG

Business hosting thank-you event


Jacobi Sales Inc. in Sellersburg is holding a customer appreciation day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at 500 Hamburg Way.

The annual event is held to thank customers for their support. Breakfast and lunch will be served and guests can take advantage of special, one-day-only discounts on most equipment and parts. Enjoy live entertainment, door prize drawings and the grand prize drawing for a new Cub Cadet lawn tractor.

The customer appreciation event will take place rain or shine and all are invited to attend. For more information, call 812-246-6304.



CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party to meet


Clark County Tea Party Patriots will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg. The event is free and open to the public.



CHARLESTOWN

Senior group hosting meeting


A business and lunch meeting of Charlestown Senior Citizen Inc. will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water St., Charlestown.

Chicken and drinks will be provided and attendees are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert.

The speaker will be Amanda Haag, patient care coordinator from Air Care Home Medical Inc. She will talk on a variety of subjects, including new Medicare regulations for medical supplies and sleep apnea.



JEFFERSONVILLE

K of C hosting chicken dinner


The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m., April 12, at the K of C. Hall.

The menu will be chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert for $8.

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to charity.