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Benefit yard sale Saturday
There will be a benefit yard sale for Andrew Hagewood, who was born Feb. 6 of this year and on March 31 received a heart transplant. He continues to stay in the hospital due to complications from the heart transplant.
The yard sale was organized to help raise funds to assist Andrew’s parents, Keith and Christy Page Hagewood with medical bills.
It will take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 30, at 414 Hamlet Drive, New Albany.
Business holding event for customers
The Liquor Store in Borden, 604 E. Water St., will host a customer appreciation day with free food, samples and giveaways. There also will be raffles with prizes and discounts.
Call 812-967-5400 for more information.
Walking tour set for today
A downtown Jeffersonville Walking Tour will start at 6 p.m. today, June 29, rain or shine.
Those interested should meet at the northwest corner of Court and Locust streets, in front of the public library, for a walking tour of Locust Street. County Historian Jeanne Burke will lead the tour, sharing anecdotes about the neighborhood’s rich history and architectural and historical information about the buildings, including some that have been lost through the years. The tour will conclude in time for participants to return to Warder Park to enjoy a Concert in the Park at 7:30 p.m. with the Early Autumn Big Band playing big band swing music.
This is the second in a series of walking/historical tours taking place this summer and autumn. The other tours are tentatively planned for July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28 and Oct. 26.
For more information, contact Jeffersonville Main Street at 812-283-0301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rafferty to speak at Historical Society meeting
Steve Rafferty, president of the Ancestral Trails Historical Society, will present “Ancestral Trails: What We Have To Offer” at the Thursday, July 5, meeting of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. The ATHS works to preserve cemeteries, historic buildings, public records and historical and genealogical collections. Its focus is on 10 Kentucky counties and Harrison County.
The meeting time is 7 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany.
For more information about the society, visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/nextmeet.htm.