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Cookout to benefit stroke survivors
Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital will host a community cookout from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 to raise resources for the 17th Annual Stroke Camp. Proceeds from the event will help support the cost of participation for campers who have suffered a stroke.
Meal tickets are $6 per person and must be purchased no later than Monday, Aug. 6. The menu for this year’s cookout includes: grilled chicken quarters, red potato salad, baked beans, desserts and drinks. Carry-out is available. The event will be at SIRH, 3104 Blackiston Blvd. in New Albany.
This year’s camp is Sept. 27-29 at the Country Lake Christian Retreat Center in Henryville. To purchase tickets for the luncheon call 812-941-6154. For more information about Stroke Camp, visit sirh.org.
AG to talk health care
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will be answering questions and discussing the new health care act Thursday.
He will be the featured speaker at a Washington County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Aug. 16 at Southern Hill Church, 1645 S. Ind. 135 in Salem.
This event is open to Indiana businesses and organizations interested in the changing health care act, according to a press release.
Tickets are available at the Chamber for $10 per person, which includes lunch. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or at 812-883-4303 for additional information.
FCHS theater hosting auditions
Floyd Central High School students will be able to audition for “The Miracle Worker” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. Callbacks will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9
“The Miracle Worker” is a Tony Award winning three-act play by William Gibson adapted from his 1957 Playhouse 90 teleplay of the same name. It is based on Helen Keller’s autobiography “The Story of My Life.”
Students should come prepared with a one minute dramatic monologue.
Carnegie hosting Family Fun Workshop
The Carnegie Center For Art & History, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, will host a Family Fun Workshop in the lower level of the facility at noon Saturday, Aug. 11.
The workshop participants will be making painted stone turtles using paint, glue, wooden ice cream spoons and wiggle eyes. Adults need to bring a large, smooth, round, flat stone, no larger than 6 inches in diameter for each child.
This drop-in workshop is free and open to the first 60 participants, with suggested ages of 2-12. Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants should arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Call 812-944-7336 to register.
Men’s week services coming up
Brighter Day Anderson Temple, Church of God in Christ, 1755 E. Eighth St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor a Men’s Week service at 7 p.m.. nightly, Thursday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 12, at the church,
Women’s Night also will be Aug. 9 with Mother LouElla Hunter of Gary, speaking.
Speaking Aug. 10 through Aug. 12 will be Elder J. Rashad Jones.
Call 812-282-3922 for more information.
Firemen Festival set for Saturday
The Henryville Firemen Festival will be Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Henryville Community Center.
The event will begin with a parade at 11 a.m., beginning at the fire department and going through town. Following the parade the fund raiser will continue at the Henryville Community Center with games, booths, food and fun for all.
Optimists giving away school clothing
Georgetown Optimist Club will be hosting a free school clothes giveaway from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday Aug. 12, at Optimist Club, located at 8260 Ind. 64, next to the Georgetown Drive-in.
Participants need to show verification of school enrollment. Anyone who has gently used clothes to donate can drop them off Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. Also needed are bath towels and wash cloths for the domestic abuse center. If you would like to volunteer, call 812-951-3142.
Golf scramble for scholars on tap
The Kiwanis Club of Clarksville will hold its ninth-annual Dollars for Scholars golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 11, at Wooded View Golf Course, 2404 Green Tree North. Clarksville. Tee-time is 8:30 a.m. with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m.
The cost is $60 per person, which includes green fees, cart and lunch. Hole sponsorship is available beginning at $50. Proceeds go to the club’s college scholarship fund.
For more information, call 812-282-7776 or 812-282-7277.