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February 4, 2013

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Jeffersonville

Chili and Brew Bonanza returns

Jeffersonville Main Street Inc. is looking for a few good chili cooks.

The nonprofit downtown revitalization group is hosting its eighth annual Chili and Brew Bonanza from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at Kye’s II in Jeffersonville.

Jeffersonville Main Street is seeking both amateur and professional chili cooks to be among the 20 recipes available to sample. To enter as a chili cook email info@JeffMainStreet.org.

In addition to chili there will be a variety of brews to taste, live music, a silent auction and lots of fun. Proceeds go to help with Jeffersonville Main Street's efforts to revitalizing downtown Jeffersonville.

Table sponsorship packages are available for $250. For more information or to be a sponsor call 812-283-0301 or e-mail info@JeffMainStreet.org.

 

NEW ALBANY

Bone Marrow registry drive is Feb. 7 

Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana is hosting a Bone Marrow Registry Drive, 3 to 7 p.m., Feb. 7, at Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana, 1850 State St., New Albany.

No appointment necessary. For more information on the Be the Match Registry, visit www.marrow.org.

 

Aebersold quartet show is Tuesday

The Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet will perform from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

In addition to Aebersold, who will be playing the alto saxophone, the Quartet includes Steve Allee on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass and Jonathan Higgins on drums.

The event is free and open to the public.

Aebersold, a native of New Albany, is an internationally-known jazz musician who has produced jazz educational materials around the world.

 

Networking on the First Tuesday

Develop New Albany’s “First Tuesday” event is February 5, from 5 to 7:30 pm. The event features a “Sweetheart Stroll” which will be held at J. O. Endris Jewelers at 314 Pearl Street and Rookies Cookies at 310 Pearl Street. Local business persons are invited to the networking event. The session also includes the latest updates on what is happening in the city’s downtown. Develop New Albany is a Main Street organization tasked with improving the downtown and historic districts of New Albany. You can find them and more about the organization online. For more information, call 812-941-0018.

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