The American Dietetic Association, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, officially changed its name to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Jan. 1. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in existence since 1917 as the American Dietetic Association, after working to feed the troops healthfully during World War I, continues its nearly 100 year mission of commitment to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
Parkinson’s Support Group
The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 4 p.m. March 15 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The topic is Pharmacology and Parkinson’s Disease. For more information, call Marcie Britain at 769-3100, Ext. 357.
LaRue County Diabetes Support Group
The LaRue County Diabetes Support Group will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 15 in the rear meeting room of the LaRue County Extension Office.
Lucas Pepper and Steven Willman, two members of local Boy Scout Troop 151, received their Eagle Scout badges, the highest rank attainable in scouting, Feb. 26 at a ceremony at Harvestland Community Church near Hodgenville.
Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare had a pound party on Friday. Tickle Ragland provided old time fun songs which the daycare group really enjoyed. Each client was asked to bring in a pound of a nonperishable food item. The food collected will be donated to a local food bank. Daycare members participating were from left, Lois Henning, Betty Nevins, Kathleen Seymour, Kathy LaFollette, Angela Smith, Lou Floyd, Flossie Dillion and in the background, Margaret Dumolt.
The membership of Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees met March 5 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Glen Deaton from Petroleum Helicopters, Incorporated. Deaton, above with NARFE program chair Mary Tom Haun, flies STAT Flights for PHI to transfer patients to and from hospitals, including from accident scenes. Deaton attended Warrant Officer School with the Army and learned to fly at Fort Rucker. He has been flying more than 15 years and his home base is in Greenville.
Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?
No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.
Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.
Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.
It is finally time to dust off your golf clubs. The temperatures are rising and the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its biggest scramble to date with golfing, networking and having a fun time.
So why not join us Friday, March 30 for our 18th Annual Golf Scramble at the LaRue County Golf Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville? Lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. Players will gather at noon for a shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded on each hole. There will be team prizes and other door prizes.