Students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s LaRue County Reads program recently received 53 books and a monetary donation to the program from the Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
DAR member and Literacy Chair, Betsy Tucker, has long been associated with the reading mentorship program as a reader and recently presented a report about the program to the chapter.
This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal. Congratulations to B.K. Smith as he will be traveling to Tennessee along with his parents, Brian and Sharon Smith for the Kentucky versus Tennessee All Stars game.
Premiere Jewelry Bunco beginning 6:30 p.m. January 26 in the LaRue Co HS Cafeteria. Cost to play is $10.00. Winners win money to purchase Premiere Jewelry pieces. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation. For more info, contact Rachel Phillips 270-766-7834.
Thought for the week: A person’s most useful asset is not a head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love and an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help others.
Woohoo! I remembered early deadline again. Congratulations to Houston Cruse on winning the 2017 LaRue County Schools ExCEL Teacher of the Year.
The Drop Your Drawers at Your Library campaign was a huge success. A total of 873 pairs of underwear was collected. That is totally awesome! Once again our community has come together to support a good cause.
Greeting and Happy New Year. 2017 is a great time to check your schedule and make time to volunteer at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. The possibilities are endless, from one on one visits to participation in all sorts of activities. There is room for you.
Call Candy Vincent, V.P. for volunteers, at 270-765-8521 or Sonya Turner, Activities Director, at 270-358-3103 for more information and directions on how to sign up.
A construction project to repair the foundation of the park Visitor Center is taking place at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP. The project started January 2, 2017 and is expected to run through March 2017.
As a result of this construction, the accessible board walk and public restrooms at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP will be closed until further notice. Parking spaces directly in front of the Visitor Center will also be closed through the duration of this project. Portable toilets are available to the public.
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.