Everyone knows it is important to stay properly hydrated, but how do you make sure you get enough water? According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, women should consume 91 ounces of water a day, and men need 125 ounces a day; a good deal more than the eight cups (64 ounces) we were always told to get.
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will have orientation training for those who wish to volunteer at the park’s visitor information desk noon to 4 p.m. April 10. Class is limited to eight participants. Call the park at 270-358-3137 to make a reservation or more information.
The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce’s 20th annual golf scramble is Friday, April 25 at the LaRue County Golf Course.
This year’s golf scramble is sponsored by Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, LaRue Insurance and Lincoln National Bank.
This is a time for our members and community to enjoy some fun in the sun and support the Chamber in its biggest fundraiser. Players who prepay by April 15 will receive a discount. Entry fees are $60 for individuals and $240 for a team of four.
Lighting is an easy place to start saving energy. Replacing your five most frequently used light fixtures or the bulbs in them with Energy Star qualified lights can save more than $65 a year in energy costs. Turning off just one 60- watt incandescent bulb that would otherwise burn eight hours a day can save about $15 per year.
LaRue County Park and Recreation is one of 21 groups awarded a grant from Bluegrass Pipeline.
The money will be used for a restroom project.
More than $160,000 has been given to 43 organizations in Kentucky and Ohio to fund projects in counties traversed by the pipeline project. These grants are in addition to those awarded earlier this year.