It’s tax time! In 2011, more than half of taxpayers received a refund with an average yield of more than $3,000. For many Americans, this payment may be the largest lump sum received during the year. Although it might be tempting to spend your tax refund on something fun, it is important to develop a plan to use the refund to help meet financial goals for 2012.
LaRue County Senior Center
All meals served with 8 ounces skimmed milk
March 8- pork, ham baked, baked sweet potatoes, green beans, pineapple slices, whole wheat roll
March 9- vegetarian pinto beans, oven fried potatoes, turnip greens, cheesecake, cornbread
March 12- beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, whole wheat roll
March 13- potato soup, half sandwich, chicken salad or peanut butter, carrots and celery sticks, orange slices, whole wheat roll
Kentucky Public Retirees to meet
Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. March 12 at Ryan’s Family Steak House, 1034 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. Linda Funk from Warm Blessings will be the guest speaker.
LaRue County cancer survivors have the opportunity to celebrate and enjoy a great dinner in their honor 6:30 p.m. March 22.
The event, at First Baptist Church Hodgenville on Tonieville Road, gives the local Relay for Life County Committee a time to register survivors for the upcoming May 11 Relay and hear from Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope for the American Cancer Society. Make reservations by calling 234-3309 by March 16. Each survivor’s meal is free and one guest may attend with the survivor for $5.
Teresa Renee McMahan, left, of Magnolia, and Teresa Logsdon, attorneys with Lonneman, Blair, Logsdon and Burnette, made the jump together Saturday during the Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Penguin Plunge at Bluegrass Cellular in Elizabethtown. This was the first year for the event which raised money for Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. The funds will go towards the program in Hardin County which serves more than 1,000 students in the county.
Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. It is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases as we age. More than 90 percent of colorectal cancer occurs in people over age 50.