Warm Blessings is gearing up for their ninth Cardboard Nation “Sleep in a Box” fundraiser and awareness event scheduled for the third Friday in September. Linda Funk, Warm Blessings Executive Director is pictured handing a box, which will be used at the event to Lowe’s employee, Jerome Maynard. Lowe’s has supported the fundraiser each year by saving big boxes to be used by Cardboard Nation participants as they spend a night in a box to recognize the challenges of poverty and homelessness.
The Howardstown Homecoming to benefit the St. Ann’s School will begin with Mass at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 7 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Howardstown Food will be available from 2 to 6:30 p.m. There will be games, prizes and raffle tickets. Gaming #0661. For more information contact Lois Cecil at 502-827-4001.
Hardin Memorial Hospital’s WOW Wellness on Wheels will be located at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on August 15. The unit will be providing the following preventative wellness screenings: blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index & blood glucose-no charge. Anemia screening-$5.00; Cholesterol panel which includes total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL and glucose for $20.00; Thyroid Screening- $15.00. No appointment necessary. For more information call 270-234-4406.