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Clubs & Organizations

  • AARP tax aide volunteers needed

    Although AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers provided free income tax preparation assistance to over 19,000 seniors and others with low-middle income in the greater Louisville area, there were still thousands turned away!

    More volunteers are needed throughout KY and the nation to help provide this free service, the largest volunteer service providing tax assistance in the USA, co-sponsored by the IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program.

  • Two honored at Cedar Lake

    Two individuals who work with Cedar Lake, the region’s largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, have won LeadingAge Kentucky Awards. Tim Moody, a strong advocate and leader for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a Cedar Lake Board Member since 1980, was awarded the Governance Leadership Award. Amanda Riordan, Recreation Coordinator for Cedar Lake’s Recreation Activities Program, was awarded the Quality of Life Award.

  • Community briefs Oct. 30

    Applebee’s Fundraiser

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to partner with Trimble County Project Prom to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday. All proceeds raised will help Trimble CARES Coalition host Project Prom, an alcohol and substance free event that helps prevent alcohol related arrest or accidents the night of prom, a night known for alcohol abuse in teens.

  • Award adds to annual arts show

    Two of Oldham County’s most recognizable non-profits will join together again this weekend for Oldham Arts on Quality Place.

    The event’s goal is to help fund the YMCA’s efforts to provide free programs to less privileged children and to help the Arts Association of Oldham County promote the arts in the community.

  • Project Guild names officers

    Submitted photo

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit organization supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Members of the Project Guild of La Grange recently elected the 2014-15 officers. Standing from left, Mary Broecker, historian, Jacquelyn Hack, publicity, and Victoria Motyka, secretary. Seated from left, Doreen Goodwin, treasurer, Melissa Walton, president, and Teresa Kinney, vice-president.

  • South Rotary names two Students of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their October 10th meeting.

  • Community briefs Oct. 23

    American Legion

    Oldham County Post #39 American Legion will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., at 2301 West Hwy 146 (East end of the OC Fairgrounds), lower level, La Grange. Refreshments after meeting.

    Ballardsville

    Craft Fair

    Annual Craft Fair at Ballardsville Baptist Church. Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Many handmade craft items and wares available for early Christmas shopping. Event to be held in the Family Life Center. Ballardsville Baptist is located at 4300 S.Hwy 53 in Crestwood.

  • Kirkwood named October Artist of the Month

    Like most artists, Elizabeth Kirkwood appreciates the beauty to be found in nature, but she brings a different eye to her interpretations.

    “I consider myself an ‘outsider’ artist,” she said. “I am basically self-taught so I approach creating art from no formal perspective. I turn to nature and humans as my inspiration, but I do love to look for the imperfections to be found there.”

  • Big Tree winners named

    The Oldham County Conservation District recently hosted a Big Tree Contest for all Oldham County residents. This year’s featured tree was the Pin Oak. Congratulations to Linda Ison, the overall winner who found a tree with a circumference of 15 feet (winning tree pictured).

    Other winners were Lavada Larkins (senior citizen), Jesse Bowman (ages 18-55), Gavin Vermillion (grades 7-12) and Addie, Elsie and Gracie Husband (grades K-6).

  • 4-H teams win at state meet

    Submitted photo

    Did you know there are 97 members in the Oldham County 4-H Shooting Sports Club? The club had 40 members (pictured above) advance to the State Shooting Sports Competition in September. Congratulations to the following team members who placed 1st at state competition:

    1st Place Team Pistol 12-14: Logan Roberts, John Clore, Shane Bickett and Dalton Harjes.

    1st Place Team Pistol 15-18: Sean Wisdom, Bridget Wisdom, Alex Mitchell and Cody Jenkins.