?January schedule of events for WCMH PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 January 2009 00:00
?    Washington County Memorial Hospital provides several classes, clinics and seminars throughout the month to provide the residents of Washington County with opportunities to improve their health. Following is a list of events and classes scheduled for the month of January.
    Childbirth and Sibling Classes: Prenatal, sibling and childbirth classes are offered, as well as our new breast-feeding class. These classes are offered one-on-one with the expectant parents and can be scheduled at any time with one of our OB nurses. To register for any of these classes, call 883.5881 ext. 1111.
    Smoking Cessation: This five-week class is taught on an individual basis. The class utilizes nicotine patches and the QuitSmart kit. These products are available through a grant from the Washington County Health Department for all class participants. Start on the road to a healthier you, quit smoking today! To register, call 883.5881 ext. 1222.
    Permanent Car Seat Fitting Station - Washington County Memorial Hospital now offers free car seat safety checks. Dates and locations for these checks are January 14 and 28 from 2 - 5 p.m. at WCMH. To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call Matt Kidd at 883-5881 ext. 1376.
    Diabetes Support Group: Get help and support from other individuals with diabetes. This support group is held on the second Tuesday of every month at 2 p.m. in the WCMH Classroom. Share recipes, ideas and tips for managing your diabetes. The January meeting will be held on January 13. To register, call 883.8565.
    CPR and First Aid: This CPR and pediatric first aid class is open to the public and covers the needed skills for foster parents, day care workers and substitute teachers. It will be held on Saturday, January 24 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the WCMH Classroom. The cost is $40, which includes materials. Registration fee must be paid the day of the class.
    Cancer Crusaders Support Group: The next meeting of the Cancer Crusaders Support Group will be held on Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. in the WCMH cafeteria. This support group is available to individuals dealing with cancer and/or family members and caregivers of cancer patients.
    For more information, call 883.5881 ext. 1366.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2009 11:31
 
?Greenville Town Council Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    President Talbotte Richardson called the regular monthly meeting to order. Councilpersons present were Bob Wright, Patti Hayes, Hanzel Barclay, and Randal Johnes, along with Clerk Jack Travillian. Also attending the meeting was Water Utility Superintendent Gary Getrost, and other concerned citizens.
    Chaplain Mark Avery opened the meeting with a prayer.
    President Richardson noted the absence of town Attorney Rick Fox due to the passing of his brother. President Richardson expressed the deep sympathy from the town board and the Town of Greenville to Rick Fox and his family.
    The minutes for November were approved as amended. Motion was made by T. Richardson and seconded by R. Johnes (passed 5-0). The minutes for August meeting were approved as amended. Motion was made by R. Johnes and seconded by T. Richardson (passed 5-0). Motion was made by T. Richardson seconded by P. Hayes to accept the 3 page minutes for October. Motion failed (2-3); a roll call vote was called for by President Richardson, Councilman Johnes and Councilman Wright voted nay. Motion was made by T. Richardson and seconded by R. Johnes to accept the 19 page amended minutes for October. Motion passed (3-2); a roll call vote was called for by President Richardson; Councilman Barclay and Councilwoman Hayes voted nay. Council president Richardson, Councilman Johnes and Councilman Wright voted yea.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:43
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?Taste of Harrison County seeks Vendors PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Harrison County Hospital Foundation is now taking applications for vendors to participate in the Taste of Harrison County. Taste of Harrison County highlights the wonderful food and drink of the many establishments in Harrison County.
    Applications are accepted from the various restaurants, retail stores, and other local businesses who would like to share items from their menus with the community. It’s an opportunity for businesses to reach new customers.
    The Taste of Harrison County will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2009 in the Parvin Baumgart Educational Center at Harrison County Hospital. Tickets will be available to the public beginning in March. Vendors pay no registration fees but are expected to provide food and drink for customers.
    In addition to the Taste, a silent auction is planned, and vendors may contribute items to the auction, as well.
    The Harrison County Hospital Foundation will use the income from this event to continue to provide wellness and health education programs to the public.
    Businesses interested in participating in the Taste of Harrison County should contact Sheryl Voelker, Harrison County Hospital Foundation Coordinator, at (812) 738-8762.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:45
 
?Christmas Tree Recycling PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Floyd County Solid Waste District, the New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department, and the Floyd County Road Department are sponsoring Christmas Tree Recycling for all Floyd County residents at several area locations. The trees may be dropped off from December 26 through January 19. For further information about the tree recycling, please call the Solid Waste District Office at 948-4733.
    The locations for the tree drop off are as follows:
Sam Peden Community Park - 3035 Grant     Line Road, new Albany
Letty Walter Park - 5345 St. Mary’s Road,     Floyds Knobs
Garry E. Cavan Park - 6845 Corydon     Ridge Road, Georgetown
Greenville Park - 6455 Buttontown Road,     Greenville
Galena-Lamb Park - 6220 U.S. Highway     150, Galena
    In addition, The New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department will be offering free compost at their maintenance office at 2409 Corydon Pike, New Albany, and at all of the drop off sites, except Sam Peden Park. For further information about the compost please call the Parks Department at 948-5363.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:46
 
?Floyd County 4-H Indoor Yard Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Floyd County 4-H Corporation is holding an Indoor Community Yard Sale. The sale will be at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds at 2818 Green Valley Road in Newlin Hall. Now is the time to begin cleaning out and preparing for the New Year! The date of the Yard Sale is Saturday, January 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Booth reservations are being taken now. Available booth space is a 10 ft x 10 ft area including one table and two chairs for $20. Additional tables will be available for $5 each. There are up to 35 booths available. Call the Fairgrounds Office at 949-8119 to reserve your space! Thank you for supporting 4-H!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:47
 
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