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Community Calendar - Feb. 19, 2014

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 Extension memories wanted

Submit an Extension memory and get a chance to win $100. This year the national Cooperative Extension Service is celebrating its 100th year anniversary. If you have a favorite memory or story from some Extension-related experience such as Ag, Homemakers or 4-H, share it with the LaRue County Extension Office (270-358-3401). All who submit a memory will be eligible for a $100 prize which will be drawn on March 15 at the Extension Expo. Memories can be dropped off at the Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, or emailed to marcy.ward@uky.edu.

 

KTC information meeting

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding a public information meeting 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Summersville Fire Department, 6280 Hodgenville Road, Summersville. The Cabinet will accept comments about improvements being made on Ky. 61 from Pitman Creek Bridge to Doc Ward Road. Handouts containing information about the project, comment sheets and displays will be available at the meeting. Representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be available to answer questions. Written comments from this meeting will become a part of the official record for the project.

 

Chamber luncheon

The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon is at noon Feb. 19 in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. The guest speaker will be Scott Carney with Bluegrass Pipeline. The luncheon sponsor will be Bluegrass Pipeline; non-profit sponsor will be United Way of Central Kentucky.

 

Open Sew Day – Nifty Needles

The Nifty Needles will meet 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at the LaRue County Extension office to work on various service projects. They will be making items to sell at their Expo booth. Proceeds will go to buy more materials for future service projects. Anyone is welcome to join open sew days. For more information, call 270-358-3401. 

 

HMH Health fair

Hardin Memorial Hospital will hold a free health fair 8 a.m. to noon March 1 on the fifth floor auditorium. Lipid profile, blood glucose, blood pressure, body fat analysis, weight and BMI. Pre-registration is required by visiting www.hmh.net. For more information, call 270-706-1247.

    

Rolling Thunder meets

Rolling Thunder, Inc., Kentucky Chapter Four, will meet 2 p.m. March 2 in the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Meetings are open to the public and dues are $30 per year to become a member. For more information, visit rollingthunderkych4.com.

 

Class: Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The LaRue County Extension office will host a free class: “The Basics: Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease” 1-3 p.m. March 6. Sheroll Carby, community outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association and Grace Craig, MSW, Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging, will speak. If there is enough interest, more classes could be scheduled.

 

Extension Expo set for March 15

The annual Extension Expo is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15 in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information. No booth space is available.