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March 28, 2014

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CCYS offers classes at two locations

Clark County Youth Shelter & Family Services, Inc. (CCYS) is partnering with Hope Southern Indiana in order to offer a Floyd County location for its family education classes. Tuesday evening classes will be held at CCYS, 118 Chestnut St., Jeffersonville, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday evening classes will be held at Hope Southern Indiana Brown-Starks Neighborhood Place Building, 1200 Bono Road, New Albany, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The classes cover 14 different topics and are free to attend. Many resources are discussed and distributed at each meeting.

For more information contact Ashley Nelson at 812-284-5229 or ccys@ccysfs.org.

Sheep, goats focus of workshop

Scott County Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation District are teaming up to offer a workshop on sheep and goats, 6 to 8:30 p.m., April 10, at the Scottsburg High School Commons.

The two focus areas of the night are Reproduction and Grazing. Purdue University’s Animal Reproductive Specialist, Kara Stewart, will talk about common problems in sheep and goat pregnancy as well as advances and new technologies for small ruminant reproduction. Robert Zupancic from Natural Resource Conservation Service will be speaking on grazing for the second half of the program.  

This workshop is free to the public. If you have any questions please call the Scott County Extension Office at 812-752-8450 or email Megan Voyles at mvoyles@purdue.edu.  

NEW ALBANY

Shred the past

The Youth Group of Culbertson Baptist Church, 4007 Grant Line Road, New Albany, is sponsoring a Paper Shredding Event, 9 to 11 a.m, April 5, in the front parking lot of the church. Having your personal papers shredded is becoming more important as identity theft increases.

The event is free, but donations will be accepted for the Youth Camp Fund.

Friends book sale April 5

The Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold a book sale in the library’s Annex Building, located in the parking lot at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.

There will be a 50 percent discount on books in movies and theater. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette takes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available for $1 or less.

Pain seminar coming to FHM

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, 1850 State St., New Albany, is offering a free bone and joint pain seminar from 6 to 7 p.m. April 1 at the hospital’s Paris Health Education Center.

This is an opportunity for people who are having trouble with daily activities due to pain in the knees or hips to learn about advanced treatments that may offer dramatic relief.  

Call 1-800-4-SOURCE or go to floydmemorial.com/events to register.

The Holy Trinity School class of 1970 would like to invite all former Holy Trinity School students to a reunion at Knights of Columbus Fish Fry at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11. Fish dinners will be available for purchase. The K of C is located at 809 E. Main St., New Albany

You may email pavernia@gmail.com for more information.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Pain in the hip

Clark Memorial Hospital Center for Orthopedics and Spine will host a free education seminar on osteoarthritis and knee and hip pain. The seminar will be noon to 1 p.m., April 16, in the Conference Center at Clark Memorial Hospital, 1220 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville.

Dr. Thomas Sehlinger, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, will lead the seminar focusing on the causes of knee and hip pain, the importance of a proper diagnosis and discuss conservative and surgical treatment options.  Additional information will be available on Clark Memorial’s Fast Track Joint Replacement program.

The new program is designed to provide every joint replacement patient with lower risk, less discomfort and a faster recovery through education, advanced pain management, minimally invasive surgical techniques, comprehensive after care and the comfort of having a nurse navigator to guide patients through the entire process.

Online registration for the free seminar is available on the hospital’s website at http://www.clarkmemorial.org/seminars-events/  or by calling 812-283-2926.

CLARKSVILLE

Calling all pirates, princesses

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is calling all little pirates and princesses to register for the first-ever Pirates and Princesses Party, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April  5,  Endris Lodge of  Lapping Park, Clarksville. Children ages 5-12 are invited to come dressed as their favorite pirate or princess, and prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Entry fee is $5 per person.

Pirate visitors will enjoy a treasure hunt through the park, followed by other games like Walk the Plank, Cannonball Blass, and Capture the Pirate Flag.  Endris Lodge will become a castle for the princesses as they play games such as Pass the Magic Wand, Kiss the Frog Prince, and Princess Relay. As the party comes to an end, the pirates and princesses will come together to enjoy some themed treats.

Children must be registered in advance. Visit ClarksvilleParks.com or call 812-283-5313. Registration ends on Wednesday, April 2.

 

 

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