News and Tribune

October 22, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Oct. 22


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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Learn more about graduate programs

The Indiana University Southeast School of Business is hosting an information session for students interested in graduate business programs. The session will be 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the IU Southeast Graduate Center at Water Tower Square in Jeffersonville.

The graduate business programs at IU Southeast are among the best in the nation. The Princeton Review recently named IU Southeast as one of its Top 295 Business Schools for the ninth year in a row, recognizing the school for its “cutting-edge classes” and “excellent value.”

At the information session, students interested in earning a Master’s of Business Administration or a Master’s of Strategic Finance will be able to meet faculty, hear from students and alumni, get application materials and learn about admissions.

Email iusmba@ius.edu or call 812- 941-2364 to register or for more information.



CLARK COUNTY

The series Know Your County Government hosted by County Councilwoman Kelly Khuri continues from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.

The fifth in the series will be the final installment for 2013, and the presenter will be Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden.

Call Kelly Khuri at 502-296-4226 to suggest county government topics to be covered when the series resumes in 2014.



Learn about rain gardens

The Clark/Floyd County Green Infrastructure Alliance is sponsoring a rain garden workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.. 23, at Cricket’s Cafe, Sellersburg. Lunch will be catered by Cricket’s and is included in the $30 cost of the workshop. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

The workshop will give participants an in-depth insight into the workings of rain gardens, from designing, to plant selection, to installation, and finally to maintenance.

For more information, call 812-256-4591.



CHARLESTOWN

Meet a llama at the library

The Charlestown Library, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown, will host “Llamas at the Library” program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 26.

There will be a reading of “Llama, Llama, Red Pajama” and craft time. A llama and an alpaca will make an appearance around 11:30 a.m..

This family friendly program is free and open to all. Registration is suggested due to space. Call 812-256-3337.



GEORGETOWN

Fall craft bazaar set

Blue River Services Inc.’s Georgetown Rainbow’s End Childcare Center is hosting a fall craft bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Rainbow’s End Childcare, 1099 Marci Lane, Georgetown.

Admission is free. Once inside you’ll find many artists selling their handmade and professional items, including children’s clothing, floral, crocheted items, engraved bake ware, painted collectibles, jewelry, handbags, dips and mixes, beauty items and more.  

Limited booth space available for rent for $25. To rent a booth or donate crafts, Contact Carrie Lyons at 812-951-3215. Proceeds benefit the Blue River Services Georgetown Rainbow’s End.



FLOYDS KNOBS

Church hosting community event

Scottsville Christian Church, 7857 Scottsville Road, Floyds Knobs, is hosting a community soup, chili and bean supper with euchre and corn toss tournaments beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church.

Prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact the church’s office at 812-923-5212.



NEW ALBANY

Southern gospel concert set

A Southern gospel concert will begin at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26,  at Graceland Baptist Church, 3600 Kamer Miller Road, New Albany.

The concert will feature the Smith & Company Quartet along with former Graceland member Chyrell Lynn Sells. Chyrell now lives in Nashville and keeps a busy singing schedule there.

A free will offering will be taken. For more information, call 812-944-6448.



NARFE group to meet

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1777 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Tucker’s American Favorites banquet room, 2441 State St., New Albany.

The guest speaker will be Adam Dickey, Floyd County Democratic Party chairman. Food is ordered form the menu and no reservations are required. All active, retired and recently furloughed federal employees and their guests are invited and encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 812-364-6950 or 812-948-9209.



Author to sign books Saturday

Destinations Booksellers , 604 E. Spring St., New Albany, is sponsoring the only Southern Indiana appearance by K.B. Laugheed, author of the new historical novel, “The Spirit Keeper” (Plume, $16.00).

Laugheed will be available to sign copies of her book at the store from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26.

“The Spirit Keeper” is a captivity narrative which begins in 1747 when a 17-year-old girl is removed from her frontier Pennsylvania home during an Indian massacre. As the terrified captive’s fate unfolds in the rich setting of an unexplored America, the novel becomes a great adventure, an irresistible romance and a poignant account of the universal struggle for understanding, which is why there’s something for everyone in this book.

Visit kblaugheed.com for more information on the author. For more information on the event, call Destinations Booksellers at 812-944-5116.