Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 25. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Hodgenville will hold volunteer training for anyone interested in helping out at the park. Potential volunteers can help indoors, outdoors, or both. Over 200,000 people come to this part of Kentucky every year from all over the world to remember Lincoln, and we need help providing an unforgettable experience while they do. The training will be from noon to 4 p.m. and only 10 seats are available, so please reserve your spot either in person or by calling 270-358-3137.
Symone Whalin, LaRue County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, participated in the state Distinguished Young Woman competition at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington last week. Whalin won the Spirit Award, which was selected by the other participants. She will also receive a $1,000 scholarship for the award. Whalin and the other participants were judged in five areas that included interview (25 percent), talent (20 percent), fitness (15 percent) self-expression (15 percent) and scholastic (25 percent.)
Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of DAR started the celebration of its 70th anniversary by posing for a group picture at the Brown Pusey House at the December 9, 2016 meeting. It was at the Brown Pusey House on January 10, 1947 that Miss Margaret Patterson became the organizing regent of the chapter with eighteen charter members.
After more than a decade in development, the 2-1-1 service now connects residents in United Way of Central Kentucky’s region of Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue, and Meade Counties with one-stop access to community resources.
Thought for the week: If someone treats you badly, just remember that there is something wrong with them, not you. Normal people don’t go around destroying other human beings.
Sure wish this were going to be last of the cold temperatures and the nasty four-letter word that I am not going to say. It’s just no fun being stuck in the house. Of course, I got lots of knitting done and I have orders for 25 dishcloths, so kept pretty busy in the last four days.
Judy Chestnut is at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for rehab, Rex Thompson is in Kensington Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center for rehab and Mildred Dorsey-Thompson had outpatient surgery last Friday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
Thought for Today: Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the worst and a soul that never loses faith in God.
Let’s continue in prayer for the families that have lost loved ones due to various acts of violence, injuries, or sickness.