An hour of volunteering was worth $21.79 in 2011. This estimate by Independent Sector is based on the average hourly earnings of all production and non-supervisory works on private non-farm payrolls, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Independent Sector increases that number by 12 percent to estimate for fringe benefits.
The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. June 5 at the LaRue County Extension Office, Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are working together to make military veterans aware of new job training benefits available to them.
Last November Congress passed the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which includes the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program for unemployed veterans age 35-60. Scheduled to start July 1, VRAP offers training assistance in high-demand occupations to 99,000 unemployed veterans over two years-45,000 from July 1-Sept. 30, and 54,000 next year.
Campbellsville University students are serving across Kentucky and across the globe during summer break. Students are serving at various church camps, interning in a church, serving on ministry teams and serving overseas.
Caleb Phelps, a senior of Hodgenville, will serve as association pastor at South Fork Baptist Church in LaRue County.
Chris Mills, a freshman of Magnolia, will serve with KY Changers - NYC.
Charles E. Upton Jr., son of Charles and Linda Kay Upton of Hodgenville, was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide Commencement held May 8.
The UK College of Pharmacy honored 148 students at the 2012 Graduation Recognition Ceremony May 4 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Larimore of Horse Cave are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Dawn Larimore, to Nicholas Dylan Short, son of Don Short of Libby, Mont., and Timmy and Sherry Lee of Hodgenville.
The bride to be is the granddaughter of Alice Larimore and the late William Haywood Larimore of Horse Cave, Bob and Vermalee Martz of Advance, N.C., and Don and Carolyn Wafford of Franklin.
Adoption Support for Kentucky will meet at 916 N. Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown 7-9 p.m. May 18. The training will be on Reactive Attachment Disorder PT. 1 Participants do not have to be adoptive parents to participate. Sessions are open to everyone. Childcare and refreshments provided.
ASK will meet 7-9 p.m. May 19 at 916 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown. Training will be Reactive Attachment Disorder PT. 2. You do not have to attend both sessions. Adoption Support Groups are open to everyone. Childcare and refreshments provided.