Savings isn’t just about putting money in the bank. It can be accomplished in many ways, all of them helpful to the individual. This list of money saving techniques is broken into three distinct styles of savings: 1) restricting purchases to prioritize need rather than want, 2) reserving money for later, and 3) reducing the cost of needed items bought.
Identifying your wants versus needs:
1. Kick a bad habit and put the money you would have spent on that habit into savings.
Relay for Life
LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.
ECTC to host free guitar concert
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a free classical guitar concert 7 p.m. April 8 in the Morrison Art Gallery in the JSO building. The University of Louisville’s Professor of Classical Guitar, Dr. Stephen Mattingly, will present a one-hour program featuring modern composers of the guitar. For more information, contact Kevin Shank at 270-706-8495.
Buffalo firefighter Jason Willman, behind the wheel of the fire truck, waited for Steven Willman to get in the passenger seat. The two had been working a booth at the Extension Expo at LaRue County High School in March.
Jaxton Davis Flowers was born March 16 with several abnormalities in his heart.
Just minutes after his birth, he was taken to Kosair’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville where he underwent numerous tests before undergoing a six-hour open heart surgery on March 19.
His grandmother, Patricia Lewis, said his heart had numerous defects including a double outlet right ventricle, transposition of the great arteries, and a septal hole in the heart.
He underwent a second surgery March 30 to receive a pacemaker.
The Music Teachers National Association held their annual conference March 21-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pictured is Marc Hebda, Southern Division Director and Diana C. Aubrey, Kentucky MTA State President. Aubrey has operated a music studio in Hodgenville since 1977.
Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. April 13 at Golden Corral, 1835 North Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Lisa Pullin from Intrepid Home Health will speak. KPR includes members of KERS, CERS, SPRS or their spouses. First year membership is free and annual dues thereafter are $15.