ServSafe Class and Exam in Floyd County

Indiana law requires certification in food safety of one food handler per food establishment. To help meet this requirement, Purdue Extension Service of Floyd County is offering the ServSafe Food Managers Certification Class & Exam on Wednesday, Oct, 20, starting at 8:30 a.m.

The class location is the Purdue Polytechnic Building, Shine Meeting Room, at 3000 Technology Ave., New Albany. Check-in is from 8:30 — 9 a.m. Class time is 9 a.m. — 5 p.m. The exam will be after the class. The cost of $165 includes manual, class and exam. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Register at

Manchester University Honors Program

Manchester University has selected 41 first-year students to join the Honors Program. Clark County students invited to join the program are Lucy Cooper and Evelyn Minton, both of Clarksville.

The Honors Program at Manchester provides academically accomplished students with a collaborative community that enhances students’ learning, creativity and discovery. The Honors Program at Manchester focuses on developing students into leaders, on-campus and in the community.

Floyd County 4-H is sponsoring Community Tours

Floyd County 4-H is sponsoring Community Tours at Sam Peden Community Park, 3037 Grant Line Rd., New Albany. The purpose of the tours is to inform those interested in what 4-H is all about and what the different clubs have to offer.

Attend one of the tours and see what being in 4-H is all about. Programs are available for all school-aged youth and volunteering opportunities for adults are also available.

Community Tour schedule:

• Thursday, Oct. 14, 6 p.m., tour led by Optimist 4-H Club

• Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., tour led by Bailando Llama Club

Clark’s Grant Historical Society

Clark’s Grant Historical Society will meet Monday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Charlestown Public Library, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown.The meeting is open to the public.

Laura Renwick, Community Preservation Specialist for the Southern Regional Office of Indiana Landmarks, will present “Hidden Gems of Indiana.”

This program is a virtual travelogue highlighting historic places across the state worth a visit, from the quirky to the sublime: small towns, neighborhoods, restaurants, shops, parks, cemeteries, scenic drives, museums and more.

For more Information contact Sue Koetter 812-294-4080; cell: 502-386-8885 or Donna Hart 812-256-5777.

Bring your mask. The library recommends masks indoors, but not required.

Clark County Homemakers Fall Bazaar

The Clark County Extension Homemaker Fall Bazaar will be Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 4-H Community Building at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. There will be fall items, holiday items, booths, baked goods and flea market items. Come look for bargains and enjoy a lunch of homemade soups and hot dogs. The bazaar is a fund-raiser for the Extension Homemakers and proceeds go to help support the 4-H program and other charities.

Holiday Auction

Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority annual Holiday Auction will be Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 204 at 412 N. New Albany St., Sellersburg. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

The evening will include a live auction. Refreshments will be available. Come enjoy a fun evening while raising money for cancer research.

Meet the Paleontologist

Meet the paleontologist, 2 p.m. (Tales from Earth’s crypt), 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31 at Falls of the Ohio State Park (in the Interpretive Center Rotunda), 200 W. Riverside Dr., Clarksville.

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