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August 29, 2013

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9/11 service planned


Kirchner Dental will be hosting a 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Salute to Veterans at noon on Sept. 11 at 1706 Williamsburg Drive, Jeffersonville.

 The  free community event  is open to everyone and will feature local and active duty military, live patriotic music, giveaways and barbecue lunch. Music will be provided by the Jeffersonville High School Band and Class Act DJ. Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore will provide a 9/11 Day of Remembrance address and state Sen. Ron Grooms, R-Jeffersonville, will give a salute to local veterans. Donations will be collected for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Event ends Aquatic Center’s season

The Jeffersonville Aquatic Center will hold its last event of the summer season, the Goldfish Run and Pooch Plunge, at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7.

The Aquatic Center staff will release 400 goldfish into the kiddie pool. Each child is given a cup and, at the sound of the lifeguard whistle, are given an allotted amount of time (depending on age) to catch a goldfish in their cup. No hands! No nets!

The price is $2 per child. The goldfish goes home with the child as a reminder of all the fun they had swimming at the Aquatic Center this summer.

Schedule for fishing:

3 and under starts at 10 a .m.; 4 year olds, 10:20 a.m.; 5 year olds, 10:40 a.m.; 6 year olds, 11 a.m.; 7 year olds, 11:15; 8 year olds, 11:20 a.m.; 9 year olds, 11:25 a.m.; 10 year olds at 11:30 a.m.

Pooch plunge begins at 12 and ends at 3 p.m. You must provide proof of veterinary vaccination. $3 for the first dog. $5 for two. $1 each additional dog. No unsociable dogs please.

The center is located at 2107 Middle Road, Jeffersonville.

Clarksville

Master gardeners to meet


Sunnyside Master Gardener meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3, at One Vision Federal Credit Union, 206 W. Lewis and Clark Parkway, Clarksville.

Joan Burton, Sunnyside Master Gardener, will speak on Theme Gardens. Joan has developed a number of Theme Gardens on her 26 acre property and will have pictures of those as well as others in the area. For more information, call 812-948-5470.

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