When I drive through a community that I don’t know at night, if there are no lights in the holidays or any time I get the impression that the place is dead at dark - and maybe during the day, too. But if the shops all look inviting I make a note to return in daytime.
Savvy retailers everywhere use lights to draw attention to their wares, to draw people in. The cost in most cases is minimal but equivalent to having a round-the-clock advertisement working for you, which makes it a pretty good investment.
During the start of the holiday season may seem like an odd time to release a medicine management campaign, but the hope is that it will be the perfect time.
The “Home for the Holidays” medicine management campaign is being unveiled during this holiday season in conjunction with the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, and Consumers Union, a non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports. The campaign’s goal is to assist older adults and their caregivers in making smart, economical health-care decisions.
John Thomas “Tommy” Gardner of Hodgenville was voted Artist of the Month by the Central Kentucky Art Guilt Nov. 16. The painting is titled “An Evening Out” and depicts the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown in the days of gaslights and horse-drawn carriages.
The next meeting of the CKAG is Dec. 21 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown.
Satisfy your hunger and support a good cause this fall at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Heartland service center is planning their second annual Heartland Chili Cook-Off 11 a.m. Nov. 21.
Teams of cooks from the Heartland community will bring their best chili recipe to compete for the prestigious prize of Best Chili, voted on by professional local judges. There will also be refreshments, a silent auction, games and more. For $5, participants can get all this entertainment plus all-you-can-eat chili.
LaRue County native Michael A. Crain will have a book signing at Lincoln’s Loft 1-3 p.m. Nov. 21.
He is the son of the late George H. Crain Sr. and Agnes Crain of Buffalo where he was raised with his 10 siblings and learned family values, hard work and spun countless characters and adventures in his young mind.
Crain’s book called “Babbott and Babboo” is for young readers about two fun-loving monkeys trying to stay out of trouble. What happens when a snake’s tail is mistaken for a nice, big banana?
Reba Watson, past chairman of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors, received the Steve Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award presented by the Kentucky Credit Union League during the 75th annual state meeting and conference Nov. 6 in Fort Mitchell.
The award is given in recognition of exceptional accomplishments, time and effort in support and promotion of the credit union idea put forth by volunteers in Kentucky.
Watson was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1985 and has served continually for the past 24 years.
Frank Niederriter, field representative for the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, will be available to assist LaRue County veterans on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.
Niederriter will be at the center 1:30-4 p.m. to provide counseling and assistance in filling out claims for state and federal benefits.