Leadership Kentucky, Inc., one of the oldest and most prestigious leadership development programs in the nation, seeks qualified applicants from LaRue County for the Class of 2012.
After 28 years of providing annual leadership development programs in Kentucky, there remain 22 counties from which there has been no class participation. Through a project initiated by the members of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2009, scholarship dollars of up to one-half of tuition are available for a qualified applicant from LaRue County.
I laughed as I watched a new sitcom, “Two Broke Girls,” when one of the girls told a rude gold dealer that she was going to turn her in to the chamber of commerce. In reality she would have needed to turn her in to the Better Business Bureau.
This prompted me to write this article because it reminded me that some people do not have a clear understanding of the purpose of the chamber of commerce.
Hosparus Central Kentucky will host a tea and auction, “Once Upon a Tea” 2-4 p.m. March 31 at Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the Hosparus Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr., Elizabethtown. No reservations will be accepted without payment. The reservation deadline is March 26.
Cervical cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women worldwide. In the United States, 30 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 11 women die from it every day.
Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells begin to develop and multiply on the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that connects to the vagina in females. Cervical cancer usually has no symptoms, and is not hereditary like some other cancers. It typically develops very slowly, and patients usually do not have any problems until the cancer is advanced and has spread.
If quitting smoking tops your list of 2012 resolutions, the Kentucky Department for Public Health recommends the use of one or a combination of available tobacco cessation resources. These range from group cessation to telephone coaching to online cessation and are available at no cost to all Kentuckians.
The Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met Jan. 2 at Nolin RECC immediately following the Heartland Service Center re-opening for the New Year. Chapter president Kay Bennett presided over the meeting.
The guest speaker was Robin Hildesheim, Certified Senior Advisor for Tender Touch Senior Services, Inc. in Elizabethtown. She may be reached at 270-765-3332.