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October 4, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Oct. 5-6

UTICA

Meeting set on bridge aesthetics

Officials with the Ohio River Bridges Project will display updated renderings of improved aesthetics that will be part of the Indiana approach to the east-end crossing.

The aesthetic changes will be displayed at a public open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the John Nobel Woods Community Center, 106 N. Fourth St., in Utica.

Visitors may arrive and view the exhibits at any time during the event and will have an opportunity to submit written comments on the aesthetics displays. Project representatives will be available to discuss the aesthetic concepts. No formal presentations will be made.

In June, the Indiana Department of Transportation and City of Jeffersonville agreed to share responsibilities in financing and maintaining additional aesthetic enhancements for the Indiana approaches to the bridges project.

NEW ALBANY

Meet and mingle at library

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host its monthly midday meet and mingle at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Strassweg Auditorium, 180 W. Spring St. Learn how to manage diabetes and meal planning from the Joslin Diabetes Center.

For more information, call 812-949-3523.

Kiwanis annual pancake breakfast set

Kiwanis of Historic New Albany is hosting its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. at the Grand Theater, along Market Street in downtown New Albany.

Tables of 10 are available for $300. Your name will be on a table and you will help support the many charity projects of the club. Individual tickets can be purchased at the door. For more information, call 812-246-6462.

Church histories book available

To celebrate New Albany’s 200th birthday in 2013, a book, “200 Years of Church Histories,” has been prepared to include the New Albany and Floyd County churches and their histories. The book is available for $15 with all profits going to Hope Southern Indiana, formerly Interfaith Community Council.

The books are available at several local businesses: Ben Franklin, J.O. Endris Jewelers, Gallery on Pearl, and Strandz & Threadz. It will also be available during the Harvest Homecoming Festival on Oct. 10-13. The New Albany Bicentennial booth, which will be selling the books, will be located on Pearl Street between Market and Spring Streets.

For further information, call 812-945-1839.

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