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Candidates forum set for this week
South Central Indiana League of Women Voters will be holding a local candidates forum featuring candidates from Clark and Floyd counties at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Jeffersonville’s RiverStage.
Residents are invited to meet their candidates, get to know them and also become familiar with their new League of Women Voters local unit. There will be refreshments and a silent basket auction with baskets donated by Clark and Floyd county candidates.
For more information, call Teresa Perkins at 502-594-2301.
1si hosting business expo
One Southern Indiana will again host the area’s largest business-to-business expo on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Kye’s, 500 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and admission is free to business professionals who present a business card at the registration table.
More than 100 exhibitors and 1,000 attendees will enjoy unlimited opportunities to build business relationships, which is why this year’s expo is appropriately themed “Your Passport to Business Opportunity.” Attendees may visit booths from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., sample food from local caterers and restaurants.
Other event features include a silent auction of media advertising including magazine, billboard, electronic media and newspaper advertising space, along with a variety of gift cards, business supplies and other traditional items from local area businesses. Participants can bid on items until 5 p.m. and winners will be announced at 5:30 p.m. New this year is an Advocacy Networking event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. which will be a forum for attendees to meet their state, local and regional political candidates.
Meet ghost hunters at library
The Charlestown Clark County Public Library is sponsoring an evening with the Louisville Ghost Hunter’s Society from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the library, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown.
The ghost hunters will talk about some of their most interesting cases as well as offer a hands on look at some of the equipment they use in their investigations.
This program is free and open to the public but registration is strongly recommended. Please call 812-256-3337.
NAHS reservation deadline nears
The sixth annual New Albany High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in the school’s cafeteria. Tickets for the luncheon event are $30 each. Reservations, which are due Friday, Oct. 5, can be made and payment sent to: NAHS — Hall of Fame, c/o Jason Flener, 1020 Vincennes St., New Albany, Ind., 47150. For information on the event call the school at 812-981-7624.
This year’s inductees include: Frank Clipp, class of 1913; Jim Hammond, class of 1966; Michael Hammond, class of 1968; Kenny Head, class of 1965; Tom “Bucky” Landgraf, class of 1965; Paul Poff, class of 1951; Magdalene Deuser Reinmann, class of 1936; L.S. “Doc” Rose, faculty 1931-1970; Rubin Sher, faculty 1964-1986; Donald Sodrel, class of 1950; James Thornton, class of 1946; and Phil Thrasher, faculty/coach 1955-1995.
Festival volleyball tourney at JR’s
Harvest Homecoming’s first-ever sand volleyball invitational will be Oct. 13-14, at JR’s Pub.
LXC Sports will be hosting a $1,000 grand prize coed tournament. Saturday will be pool play and Sunday a champion will be crowned from a single elimination tournament.
Every team plays both days. Teams must have at least two females. Team fee of $200 includes $1 beers, half-off appetizers and a pitcher of JR's choice.
For more information and to sign up visit www.LXCsports.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-384-PLAY.
St. Mary’s yard sale Oct. 19
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Eighth and Spring streets, New Albany, will host a yard and bake sale, 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 much more. There will be homemade goodies from some of the best bakers in town. Food for sale include coffee and donuts both days, hot dogs and chili on Saturday.
For more information, call 812-944-0417 or email@example.com, stmarysna.org
Library celebrating German month
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host an evening of German American music, fun and food from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, Oct. 2, in the Strassweg Auditorium. The event will feature accordionist Michael O’Bryan playing German and German American music.
Sample traditional German American food, find information about German American organizations and family history, and make your own Pennsylvania Dutch Hex sign.
For more information call the Reference Services Desk at 812-949-3523.