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October 16, 2012

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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Bennett forum coming to Ivy Tech

Tony Bennett, the Republican candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, will answer questions and give his position on various issues at a public forum at 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at Ivy Tech Community College.

The forum, sponsored by Leadership Southern Indiana and One Southern Indiana, will be held in the Community Room of the Horseshoe Foundation Assembly Center in Ogle Hall. No registration is required to attend, but questions can be submitted to info@leadershipsi.org

Brain injury group to meet

The October meeting of the Southern Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3401 Blackinson Blvd., New Albany.

Catharine M. Wingard from Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services will give a presentation about the agency and their  federally funded programs. All survivors, family, friends or anyone else that has an interest are invited to come.

For more information call  502-819-2542.

NEW ALBANY

Celebrate survivors next week

Relay for Life of Floyd County will sponsor the fourth-annual survivor birthday party from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2796 Charlestown Road, New Albany.

Everyone is invited to this party — survivors, caregivers, friends and family. A dinner of salad, pasta and bread will be prepared and served by Trinity’s Boy Scout Troop.

RSVP number attending by Friday, Oct. 19, to: Allison Smith, allison.smith@cancer.org; 502-560-6039 or Jan McCauley, fdoxiemom2@aol.com; 812-948-5055.

Halloween books up for sale

The Friends of the New Albany Library will hold its annual Halloween Book Sale in the library’s Annex Building from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the corner of Spring Street and Scribner Drive.

All books in the horror section will be discounted by 50 percent and there will be a display of Halloween books for kids as well as Halloween treats for all. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVD’ and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.

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