Brain injury group to meet
The October meeting of the Southern Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation will be at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 18, at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3401 Blackiston Blvd., New Albany.
Catharine M. Wingard from Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services will give a presentation about the agency and their federally funded programs. All survivors, family, friends or anyone else that has an interest are invited to come.
For more information call 502-819-2542.
Learn how to quit smoking
Health Ministry team at Catholic Community of Jeffersonville is sponsoring a Smoking Cessation Seminar at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 18, at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, 315 Chestnut St., Jeffersonville.
Annie Reiss from Clark County Tobacco Coalition will speak about the free programs offered by the state of Indiana to help smokers quit. The public is welcome.
A Step Back sets schedule
A Step Back, 409 E. Main St., New Washington, will be open Saturday, Oct. 20, with soups (chili, bean, potato), sandwiches (chicken salad, ham on raisin bread, hot dogs) and desserts (persimmon pudding, coconut cream pie, fresh apple cake). Stop by on your way to or from Bethlehem's Autumn on the River and visit the museum and gift shop.
Also, it will be open Oct. 21, and Oct. 28 for Sunday buffet brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring sausage gravy/biscuits, eggs, bacon, roast beef, mashed potatoes, creamed peas, ham, sweet carrots, soup, salad and desserts. Call ahead for groups of 10 or more.
A Step Back will close for the winter after the Oct. 29 brunch but will be available for Christmas parties, wedding reception, birthday or anniversary parties, corporate meeting or other special event.
Call 812-293-4395 for more information, reservation, or appointment.
Celebrate survivors next week
Relay for Life of Floyd County will sponsor the fourth-annual survivor birthday party from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2796 Charlestown Road, New Albany.
Everyone is invited to this party — survivors, caregivers, friends and family. A dinner of salad, pasta and bread will be prepared and served by Trinity’s Boy Scout Troop.
RSVP number attending by Friday, Oct. 19, to: Allison Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org; 502-560-6039 or Jan McCauley, email@example.com; 812-948-5055.
Alzheimer’s group to meet
The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 23, at Green Valley Care Center, 3118 Green Valley Road, New Albany.
For more information call 812-981-2013.
Yoder event set for Friday
Shelli Yoder, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Indiana’s 9th Congressional District, will continue her grassroots campaign with an “Open-Table Tour.” The tour will feature lunchtime town hall meetings with voters across Indiana’s 9th Congressional District.
The tour stops from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at J.R.’s Pub, 518 W. Main St., New Albany.
Yoder will be available to answer questions from the public.
The event is free and open to the public and guests are encouraged to order from the menu. For more information, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the campaign’s Facebook page.
St. Mary’s yard sale starts Friday
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Eighth and Spring streets, New Albany, will host a yard and bake sale, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, in the parish school cafeteria.
The sale will include thousands of items, house wares, furniture, clothing, decorative items, toys, and more. For sale will be coffee and donuts both days and hot dogs and chili on Saturday.
For more information, call 812-944-0417 or email@example.com, www.stmarysna.org
County to test machines, hold meeting
The Clark County Election Board will meet at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 to test voting machines and hear absentee ballot challenges.
The test will take place at 9 a.m. in the basement of the Clark County Government Building, 501 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville. A public test will be held of all automatic tabulating and electronic voting equipment to be used in the General Election on Nov. 6. The 10 a.m. meeting, also in the basement, will be to hear the ballot challenges and any other business. Both meetings are open to the public.
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