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Clark election board to meet
The Clark County Election Board will meet in room 131 of the Clark County Government Building at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and decide how many ballots to order, make formal decisions on write-in space and federal-only ballots, discuss supplying food to election workers and schedule a public test.
Students can get a free haircut
The Barber Academy, located at 422 Spring St. in Jeffersonville, is offering free haircuts to kids ages 6 to 18 years of age as they return to school.
The offer is extended through the month of August. To make an appointment, call 812-266-0377. Walk-ins are welcome at the academy.
Ask the doctor event coming up
Dr. Rif El-Mallakh, Director of the Mood Disorder Research Program at the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine, will be at Clark Memorial Hospital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in the Conference Center on the lower level, for Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Louisville’s “Ask the Doctor Night.”
On this night, those in attendance can ask questions in regards to most recent research, medications, side effects, treatment plans, charting your moods, the relationship of food and mood. Anyone who has a mood disorder and their family and friends are urged to come to this free event.
Square Dance Club Open House
Sunnyside Solos Square Dance Club will be hosting an open house from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at Grant Line United Methodist Church, 4810 Grant Line Road, New Albany.
Anyone interested in learning to square dance is encouraged to attend. Classes will begin in early September. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 502-931-8538 or email@example.com.
Health seminar coming up
Are you at risk for stroke, heart attack or limb loss due to Peripheral Artery Disease? Find out Saturday, Aug. 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. at a free PAD Screening at Floyd Memorial Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center, 1850 State St., New Albany.
The most common signs of PAD include Fatigue, tiredness or pain in the legs, thighs or buttocks that occurs when walking, but goes away when resting; foot or toe pain when resting that often disturbs your sleep; and skin wounds or ulcers on your feet or toes that are slow to heal.
The screening includes a comparison of blood pressure levels of the arms and legs to determine the patient’s Ankle Brachial Index, as well as a written questionnaire.
Registration is required and space is limited. Call 800-4-SOURCE for an appointment.
Providence to hold alumni night
The Providence Alumni Association is hosting Alumni Night at the varsity football home opener against New Albany on Friday, Aug. 17.
All alumni and guests are invited to attend an indoor tailgating event in the school’s activity center from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nine former teams celebrating milestone anniversaries of their post-season accomplishments will be honored on the field during halftime of the game: 1967 cross country; 1982 football; 1997 boys’ soccer; 2002 girls’ golf; and volleyball teams from 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997 and 2002.
Game time is at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the game is $5.
FCHS class of 1992 holding reunion
The Floyd Central High School class of 1992 will host a 20-year reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Wick’s Pizza, 225 State St., New Albany.
Cost is $10 for food. Spouses are welcome. All FCHS alumni are invited to join in on the fun after 9:30 p.m.
For more information contact Matt Pendleton at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heather [Ware] Hoehn at email@example.com.
Brain injury group to meet
The August meeting of the Southern Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation will be at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 16, in the Education Conference Room at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3401 Blackiston Blvd., New Albany.
All survivors, family, friends or anyone else that has an interest is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 502-819-2542.
Safe driving techniques taught
AARP is celebrating teachers and school personnel this summer with the AARP Driver Safety Educator Appreciation Promotion. In recognition of helping and teaching others, teachers/school bus drivers/cafeteria workers/Sunday school teachers and more can take the four-hour Safe Driving Course for $5. Noneducators can take the course for the regular fee of $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. The class will be from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Clarksville Library, 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville.
The course is geared to people 50 and older and discusses the affects of aging on driving, gives proven safety strategies, highlights rules of the road and changes in vehicles and interstate driving. For more information or to register, call 812-944-4327.