?YMCA Swim Classes off variety for all ages PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
?  ?    The public is invited to register children ages six months through teens and adults now in swimming classes that are scheduled between now and the end of the year at the YMCA of Southern Indiana, 4812 Hamburg Pike in Jeffersonville.
    Places in the classes are limited, so registration is on a first come-first served basis. To enroll, stop by the Y. Financial assistance is available for qualifying families.
    All local swim staff members are certified in lifeguarding, CPR, and first aid. They also have received training through the YMCA National Swim Program, which is the largest of its kind in the country and has been endorsed by child development and medical experts.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2008 10:39
?INDOT hears negative reactions to proposed turning lane on US 150 in Greenville corridor PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
 ?    Officials representing the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) heard 100 percent negative reactions to the proposed turning lane being considered for US 150 between where the road splits into a four  lane road near Mt Saint Francis on the eastern side of the project, and the Harrison County/Floyd County line on the western side of the project.
    The gymnasium at Greenville Elementary School held dozens of residents living within the town limits, the Greenville Town Board, and INDOT officials Monday night (Sept. 9).
    Greenville Town Board President Talbotte Richardson opened the proceedings with the statement, “If they (INDOT) did what they wanted to do, it would be the death knell of this town.”
    Brett Walls, an engineer with the firm drawing up the plans, emphasized that the plans are only half done at present, and that INDOT and the engineers on the project are trying to get input from the residents at the time.
    “Public input is always a part of the design process,” Walls said.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 09:54
?Floyd County Youth Symphony Auditions PDF Print E-mail
?    The Floyd County Youth Symphony (FCYS) was organized in 1974 to give outstanding young musicians the opportunity to experience a challenging music environment. Membership in FCYS is open to any qualified student in Southern Indiana or the Louisville metropolitan area.
    The FCYS is divided into two orchestras for students at differing levels of technical and musical development. The Mini-Orchestra is an ensemble for young, developing string players. Rehearsals are 4-5 on Mondays. The Philharmonic Orchestra is a full orchestra for students who have achieved an advanced level of proficiency and rehearse on Mondays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Award winning directors, Doug Elmore,  Scott Cooksey and Peter Hogoboam will direct the Philharmonic for the 2008-2009 season.
?Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County accepting Fall grant applications PDF Print E-mail
? ?    The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County will give $350,000 in grants to benefit the Floyd County community in the Fall grant cycle. Grant applications are now being accepted. To be eligible to receive a grant, completed grant applications must be postmarked by September 30 and all previous final grant reports must be complete. Charitable organizations, educational institutions, and governmental agencies which benefit Floyd County citizens and fit grant guidelines are welcome to apply.
    Grant program guidelines, policies, and grant application forms are available on the Foundation’s new website,
www.horseshoefoundation.org. Paper copies of the applications and annual reports are available at the Carnegie Center for Art and History on Charlestown Road and I-265.
?IU Southeast Theatre Department to hold auditions for fall production of The Shadow Box PDF Print E-mail
?    The Theatre Department at Indiana University Southeast is holding an open audition call for its Fall 2008 production of The Shadow Box on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 9 through 11 at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre of the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in new Albany. Parts are available for four to five women and four to five men. Persons auditioning should prepare a short monologue of under one minute.
    A resume and headshot are preferred, but not necessary.
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