News and Tribune

August 24, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Aug. 24

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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Hosparus Dancing with the Stars

The seventh-annual United We Stand Fashion Show and Dancing with the Stars event will be 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Huber’s Orchard & Winery, Plantation Hall, 19816 Huber Road, Starlight. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $75 per person for dinner and soft drinks, This event features a fashion show, auctions and local celebrity dancers competing for a great cause. For information, contact Vanessa Braswell at 502-777-0098 or vbraswell@hosparus.org. Proceeds from United We Stand will benefit Hosparus Southern Indiana patients and their families.

To purchase tickets or donate on behalf of your favorite dancer, visit hosparus.org. Guests also can donate at the event. This year’s celebrity dancers include: registered nurse Megan Cahill Batliner, Norton Healthcare; Lora Clark, executive director, F M Home Health Care; Dr. Christopher J. Day, diagnostic radiologist, Radiology Associates of Southern Indiana and Priority Radiology of New Albany; Roxanne Kimbell, personal fitness trainer, STOTT Pilates certified instructor; Louie Jensen, director of high schools, New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp.; Jennifer L. Thompson, managing partner, Palmer Thompson Law, LLC; and Ben Wehmiller, manufacturing support manager, Samtec, Inc.



CLARKSVILLE    

Movie night coming to library

All ages are welcome at the Clarksville Branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library,  1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville, from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug. 27, for Craft and a Movie Night.

A recently released PG rated movie will  be shown, followed by creating simple silhouettes using magazine strips.

For more information call 812-285-5640.



CLARK COUNTY

Budget hearings continue

The Clark County Council will hold special meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 27 and 28, beginning at noon each day, to conduct budget workshops for the 2014 county budget.

The meetings will be held in Room 418 of the Clark County Government Building, 501 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.



Learn about food preservation

Nancy Hudson, HHS Agent for the Clark County Purdue Extension Office is hosting a program on The Basics of Food Preservation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Charlestown Library. 51 Clark Road, Charlestown.

There is no charge for the program, but preregistration would be appreciated. To register, call 812-256-4591.



JEFFERSONVILLE

Arts committee to meet

The Jeffersonville Public Arts Committee will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.. 28.

The meeting will be held at Jeffersonville City Hall, 400 Quartermaster Court, in the second-floor Planning and Zoning conference room.



JHS holding cheer clinic

Jeffersonville High School’s annual cheerleading clinic for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Jeffersonville High School, 2215 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville.

The students will then perform at halftime of the varsity football game Friday, Aug. 30. The game begins at 7 p.m.. Clinic participants will cheer the first half of the football game.

The cost is $25 per students. Make checks payable to Jeff Cheer Boosters.

For more information call Jennifer O’Brien, 812-989-1298.



NEW ALBANY

Organ concert coming to St. John

A Progressive Organ Concert begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at St. John United Presbyterian Church, located at 13th and Elm streets, New Albany. Call 812-945-3531 for more information.



GEORGETOWN

Optimist Club hosting yard sale

The Georgetown Optimist Club, next to the drive-in, is hosting a community

yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 31. Rental is $10 per table.

Concessions available will be: biscuits and gravy, hot dogs, and sloppy joes. New this month is Paparazzi jewelry, and of course couponers will be there with

excellent bargains.

For more information, call 812-951 3142.



FLOYD COUNTY

Historical Society to meet

The Floyd County Historical Society will have its August meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at The Villages at Historic Silvercrest, One Silvercrest Drive — formerly 1809 Old Vincennes Road — New Albany.

Matt Chalfant and Ross Oberhausen will present the program titled: “The Villages at Historic Silvercrest: The history and reuse of the historic structure.”

The meeting is free and open to the public.