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Heating Assistance

Tri-County Community Action Agency will begin accepting applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Nov. 12. Applications will be accepted through December 17 and the appropriate application day depends upon the last name of the applicant.

Applicants must supply the most recent heat bill or verification that heating expenses are included in the rent paid, proof of Social Security number or Permanent Resident card for each member of the household and proof of the total household income for the preceding month.

On the assigned day of application, applicants should go to Tri-County Community Action Agency at 1015 Dispatchers Way in La Grange between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information, to determine your eligibility and to learn which day you should apply, please call Sherrill at (502) 222-1349.

Cedar Lake Gala

Cedar Lake’s 25th Annual First Light Gala will be held on Nov. 9 at 5 p.m. at the Louisville Marriott East.

This black tie affair will be sure to delight as we celebrate the success of  our residents and organization over the past 43 years.

This year’s theme –“A Taste of Success”- is an evening full of  entertainment sure to captivate including: a silent and live auction,  dual-entrée meal and entertainment from sand artist, Joe Castillo,  “America’s Got Talent” finalist.

For more information, call Tara Oliver at 502-410-6440.

Choir Concert

The Kenwood Northeast Baptist Church Anointed choir concert will be held on Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. at 8900 Hwy. 22 in Crestwood. The cause for the concert is to raise money for choir robes. Please invite your family and friends to make this concert a great success. We have two guest choirs and a soloist. For additional information, please call Larmeshia West at (502) 290-1336.

Open House

Christmas Cottage, Pendleton Loop in Henry County, will host a Holiday Open House and Home Tour Oct. 30 through Nov. 3. Discounts throughout the store. Home Tour available Nov. 2 and 3 during regular business hours. See store for additional dates and times.

Fall Festival

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 4 – 9 p.m. at 502 North Fifth Avenue in La Grange. Turkey dinner will be served from 4 – 7 p.m., and special recognition and discounts will be available for veterans. Active duty military in uniform eat for free. Also on display will be a humvee and veterans Wall of Photos.

Other activities include wheels, family bingo, showdown poker, blackjack, pull tabs, kids games, book sale and silent auction. Capital prizes are $1500 grand prize, $500 second prize and $250 third prize.

For more information, call 345-9674.

Civic Club Meeting

Crestwood Civic Club will meet on Friday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood.

The Civic Club will be making final preparations for its upcoming Annual Holiday Home Tour and Luncheon on Friday, November 22, 2013. Tickets and information available by contacting Anne Murner - 292-2701.

New members welcome. For information, call 222-7908.

Diabetes Group

Baptist Health LaGrange offers free monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month that includes speakers, open discussion etc., for individuals suffering from diabetes. The meetings are administered by Sharon Adcock, RN, BSN, CDE, Certified Diabetes Educator. For more information, please call 502-222-3344.

Holiday Bazaar

The North Oldham Lions Club will be sponsoring a Holiday Bazaar, Sunday November 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 12414 Hwy. 42 in Propspect. Breakfast with Santa and photos with Santa for the kids and for your pet. Over 20 vendors will have booths to help start your holiday shopping early. Lunch will be provided by a NOLC chef.

Pancake Breakfast

Buckner Christian Church will host its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 to 11 a.m. The all-you-can-eat breakfast is $5 at the door, dine in or carry out.

Buckner Christian Church is located at 2714 Old Cedar Point Road in Buckner. For more information, please call 224-829-8988.

Pumpkin Derby

The MS Pumpkin Derby will take place Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Louisville Slugger Field. The event will feature pumpkin races, an MS awareness village and a Kids Fun Zone, among other items.

The event is free to attend if you aren’t racing pumpkins. Ellie McDearman, a student at North Oldham High School, organized the event. For more information go to mspumpkinderby.com.


A scrapbooking event will be held at the John W. Black Community Center from 3 – 10 p.m. on Nov. 2. Registration fee of $10 includes pizza and soft drinks. A variety of classes will be offered for a minimal per class materials fee. Pick and choose the classes you want to attend. For more information, call 225-0655.