Extension District Board members to meet
The Extension District Board will meet at noon Jan. 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The meeting is open to all.
Nutrition is topic for cancer support group
A free cancer support group will meet 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Flaget Cancer Center, located in the building next to Flaget Memorial, 4305 New Shepherdsville Road, Bardstown. A registered dietitian will be on hand. Call 502-350-5700.
Nelson County Hospice has grief support group
A free grief support group will meet 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at Hospice of Nelson County, 202 West Stephen Foster, Suite A, Bardstown (behind Medica Pharmacy). The group is led by a Hospice social worker. Call 350-5570.
Class helps you learn to manage your meals
Have you been told you have diabetes, need to lose weight or just need to learn how to eat healthy? The class “Managing your Meals” will be 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Lincoln Trail District Health Department, 108 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown. Meal plans will be developed by a registered dietitian. Registration is required. Call 270-769-1601, Ext. 1035. Class cancels if area schools close for weather.
Vietnam Veterans of America to meet
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, The Gold Vault Patriots, will meet 2 p.m. Jan. 20 in the Nolin RECC conference room, 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Membership is open to all Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans (August 1964-May 1975). Bring DD 214 copy and $20 for membership dues. VVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam Veterans. For more information, visit www.vietnamveterans1051.org.
Wellness on Wheels will be at local site
Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be available 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Hometown IGA. No charge for blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, body fat analysis and weight. Osteoporosis bone density heel screening is $20; cholesterol panel is $20. For more information, visit www.hmh.net or call 270-234-4406. If Hardin County Schools are closed due to weather, the visit will be canceled.
Extension Office closed for holiday
The LaRue County Extension Office will be closed Jan. 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Circuit Clerk’s office to close for MLK holiday
The LaRue County Circuit Clerk’s office will be closed Jan. 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
LaRue County Republicans plan meeting
The LaRue County Republicans will meet 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at Greater Works Church, 102 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville.
ECTC hosting a talk on stereotypes
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host a talk by noted Kentucky author Rosie Moosnick at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center. Her subject is “Stereotypes Confronting Arabs and Jews in the US.” There is no charge to attend. For more information on Moosnick, visit https://www.as.uky.edu/
users/nrmoos2. For more information about the speaking engagement, contact John Dryden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saddle Club planning annual awards banquet
The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold its annual awards banquet at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the clubhouse at LaRue County Sportsman’s Lake. The club will provide the meat, drinks and bread; members are asked to bring one vegetable dish and one salad. Anyone interested in joining the club is asked to bring a dessert. For more information, call Pam Meredith at 270-766-8313 or Carol Crim at 270-765-9798.
Cooper/Clayton class offered to help kick habit
Cooper/Clayton stop smoking classes will be held 3:30-4:30 p.m. starting Jan. 28 at the LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. The program runs for 12 weeks. Register by calling the LaRue County Health Department at 270-358-3844. There is a $5 returnable book fee for the sessions and you will be required to purchase a nicotine replacement product after the second week. Sessions will be led by Diana Leathers, LaRue County community health educator.
County Extension Council plans annual banquet
The LaRue County Extension Council Leadership and Awards Banquet is 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Meal is $6; South Fork Home- makers will cater. Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer will speak and the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence will be presented. Call the office at 358-3401 to reserve a seat.
ECTC speaker highlights Martin Luther King Jr.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host an event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Jan. 31 in room 112 of the administration building. Mary Ann Taylor, education and outreach director at Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, will speak. Call Felicia Toliver at 270-706-8438.
Rolling Thunder sets February gathering
Rolling Thunder Inc., Kentucky Chapter Four, will meet 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Annual dues are $30. The major function of Rolling Thunder Inc. is to publicize the POW/MIA issue and help homeless and disabled veterans of all wars. For information, visit rollingthunderkych4.com.
Living with Alzheimer’s
A seminar on “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: The Middle Stage” will be 1-3 p.m. Feb. 5 at Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. Workshop addresses issues involved in caring for a person in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Call Sherroll Carby at (800) 272-3900 or e-mailing name, phone number and address to infoKY-IN@alz.org.