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Community Calendar - July 23, 2014

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Bingo at the Library

The LaRue County Public Library will host bingo 5 p.m. July 24. Call 270-358-3851 to register.

 

Republicans to meet

The LaRue County Republican Party will meet 7 p.m. July 28 (incorrect date listed in last week’s issue) at the LaRue County Courthouse. For more information, call 270-358-8313.

Chamber needs State Fair volunteers

The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is recruiting volunteers for the county’s booth at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 14-24. All volunteers receive free admission and parking at the fair. Contact Krista Levee at 270-358-3411 or info@laruecountychamber.org by Aug. 1 for days and shifts available.

 

South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo

The South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. central time on Aug. 2 at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Dr., Columbia. The expo will feature 100 booths, a display of the largest whitetail deer taken in Kentucky last season, and is host to the NWTF State Turkey Calling and Still Target Championships. There is a $5 admission fee for adults; children 12 and under are free. The expo is a non-profit outreach event supported by Jones Chapel UMC. For more information, visit www.sckyoutdoorexpo.com or contact Terry Partin at 270-378-1301.

 

Rolling Thunder meets

Rolling Thunder, Inc., Kentucky Chapter Four, will meet 2 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Meetings are open to the public and dues are $30 per year. Many members are veterans and ride motorcycles, but you don’t need to be a veteran or ride a bike to join. Rolling Thunder publicizes the POW/MIA issue and helps homeless and disabled veterans of all wars. Visit http:/rollingthunderkych4.com for more information.

 

Faith Home School

The Faith home school group will have its annual kickoff at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Immanuel Baptist Church, 800 Rhodes Drive, Elizabethtown. Information will be provided about groups who welcome homeschoolers, and homeschooling in Kentucky. There will be special speakers and a time of fellowship. For more information, visit faithhomeschoolky.com or call Amy at 270-769-5878.

 

Blood drive

The Hodgenville Woman’s Club, 19 Lincoln Square, will hold a blood drive noon-5 p.m. Aug. 12.

 

Wellness on Wheels

Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be available 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at Hometown IGA. There is no charge for blood pressure, blood glucose, body fat analysis, body mass index and weight. Cholesterol panel is $20. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.

 

Hosparus volunteers needed

Hosparus needs patient and family support volunteers in the Central Kentucky area and will offer a free training session, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26 at its Elizabethtown office, 105 Diecks Dr. (lunch provided). Volunteers provide companionship to patients and respite for their families, usually two-to-three hours per week, in private homes and nursing or assisted living facilities. To register or for more information, contact Annette Jones at 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.

 

Central Kentucky Art Guild workshop

The Central Kentucky Art Guild will host a watercolor workshop on flower painting 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 6 at the CKAG Studio, 790 No. Dixie, Suite 900, Elizabethtown. Up to 20 can attend. Marilyn Matthews, an award-winning watercolorist, will be the instructor. She also plans to cover color theory and mixing before the workshop begins. The fee is $25 if paid before Aug. 30, and $30 thereafter, payable only by check made out to CKAG or cash. Lunch is not included. Coffee and water are free. To make a reservation, send name, address, email address and phone number, along with a check made out to CKAG to cover the fee to Jo Friel, Workshop Chairperson, 123 Westwind Trail, Bardstown, KY 40004. For more information, call Jo Friel at 502-348-8159 or 502-460-3531.

 

Mobile mammogram

The mobile mammogram unit from James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville will be at the LaRue County Extension Service 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 3. Call 270-358-3401 for an

appointment. The cost is $84 for those without insurance.Those with insurance should bring your card and it will be turned in to your insurance.  The mobile unit has digital mammography equipment. This is co-sponsored by the County Extension Homemaker organization.

 

Wellness on Wheels

Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be available 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept 15 at Hometown IGA. There is no charge for blood pressure, blood glucose, body fat analysis, body mass index and weight. Hemoglobin test for anemia is $5. Cholesterol panel is $20. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.