News and Tribune

September 16, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Sept. 16


SOUTHERN INDIANA

 INDOT seeks plow drivers

The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering seasonal employment opportunities to prospective snow plow drivers. A job fair will be staged 3 to 8 p.m., Sept. 18, at the Falls City Subdistrict facility, 5701 U.S. Highway 31, Clarksville.

INDOT is looking for truck drivers with CDL licenses to work out of the Falls City Subdistrict or the Corydon Unit during the months of November through March. Applicants can choose to apply for employment on a 37 hour-per-week schedule or on-call status.

Those applying are asked to bring their license and resume. 

A state employment profile is required and can be created in advance at www.in.gov/spd, or it can be created at the job fair. 

 

Young’s office to hold Medicare seminar

The office of Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) will be holding a Medicare Seminar in conjunction with SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 7823 Old State Road 60, Sellersburg.

The event will last an hour and will consist of a 30 minute presentation by SHIP and 30 minutes of questions and answers. The presentation will provide a broad overview of Medicare as well as address specific topics including open enrollment and understanding your Medicare bill. Everyone in the community is invited to attend. Caseworkers will be on hand to assist constituents with specific issues with Medicare and/or Social Security. Constituents who have questions should contact the Jeffersonville Constituent Service Center at 812-288-3999.

 

CLARKSVILLE

Providence class of 1963 to meet

The Providence High School class of 1963 will hold its 50-year reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Covered Bridge Golf Course Clubhouse, Sellersburg.

The cost is $40 per person which includes a buffet dinner and reunion happenings. A cash bar will be available. For more information or to make reservations, contact Cheri Harshey at 812-945-5957. The last day to register is Monday, Sept. 16.

Organizers are still looking for the following classmates: Carol Cambron, John A. Hadley, Warren Haehl Jr., Penny Hess, Michael T. Leach, Mary Jo Morris McAfee, Rose Lea Tool Miller, Roberto J. Perez, Barbara Quay, Michael E. Rumple, Phyllis Sperzel Tripure and Virgil H. Woehler.

 

NEW ALBANY

 Lt. Gov. to listen this week

Indiana Gov. Sue Ellspermann will sponsor a Listen and Learn Tour, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Hitachi Cable Indiana, 5300 Grant Line Rd., New Albany.

Ellspermann is conducting her Listen and Learn tour with the goal of meeting local elected officials and business and ag leaders to learn about the strengths, challenges, and priorities in each of Indiana’s 92 Counties. She will be listening, not presenting.

 

Gospel groups performing Friday

A Bicentennial Gospel Fest celebrating 200 years of gospel music will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, at St. John Presbyterian Church, 1307 East Elm St., New Albany.

The event will feature The Spiritual Wonders with additional performances by St., John Chancel and Handbell Choirs.

For more information, contact the church at 812-945-3531 or e-mail stjohnpres@gmail.com

 

NARFE monthly meeting

NARFE, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter No. 1777 will hold its monthly meeting 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the banquet room at Tucker’s American Favorites, New Albany. 

Food is ordered from the menu and no reservation is required. 

In celebration of the New Albany bicentennial, historian Amanda “Mandy” Dick will present a monologue on the inception of the Federal Corps of Engineers. 

All active and retired federal employees and their guests are invited and encouraged to attend. 

NARFE is an organization founded in 1921 to protect and sustain federal employees and their earned benefits. NARFE Chapter No. 1777 serves Crawford, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties. 

For more information, please call 812-364-6950, 812-923-3626, 812-948-9209 or 502-396-7892.