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May 24, 2013

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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Scholarships application deadline nears

Business Professional Women of New Albany is accepting applications for the 2013 round of academic scholarships for Southern Indiana women pursuing secondary education opportunities. The BPW 5K Run for Education is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7. The second race is the means to achieving BPW’s goal of granting $10,000 in scholarships each year. The race takes place at the New Albany Amphitheater and on the Ohio Valley Greenway. Registration is $20 and includes a T-shirt, goodie bag and lots of community fun.

Eligible scholarship applicants must be enrolled in the 2013-14 academic year as a full-time undergraduate or half-time graduate student, carry cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and show evidence of need. The application deadline is June 1.

Applications can be found in high school counselor’s offices, online at www.newalbanybpw5K.org, or by contacting BPW atnewalbanybpw@gmail.com

CHARLESTOWN

Adult reading program under way

The Charlestown Clark County Public Library is pleased to host the Adult Summer Reading Program through July 31 for all adult library cardholders.

Join today at your nearest branch or visit www.clarkco.lib.in.us to register and log your books online. Each book read will equal 200 minutes and will put you in the running to receive tote bags, books, gift cards, and even a chance to win a one-night stay at the Old Bridge Inn Bed and Breakfast in Jeffersonville.

NEW ALBANY

Book sale set for Saturday

Friends of the New Albany Library’s annual beach book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1, in the library’s Annex Building at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.

All paperbacks in fiction and mystery will sell for a quarter. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.

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