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Clubs & Organizations

  • Akers named student of the month by South Rotary

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary John Longstreet Student of the Month at their Sept. 12 meeting.

    Beth Anne Akers is a senior at South Oldham High School, where she is a member of the Beta Club, National Honor Society, Drama Club, Thespian Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Link Crew, FCCLA and KYA/KUNA. Akers was chosen because she is an outstanding student, an integral and talented member of the drama department and was selected to participate in the Governor’s School for the Arts this past summer.

  • Apple Patch hosts a BooFest

    Apple Patch Community, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will hold a BooFest at Bowman Field, Saturday Oct. 18 at Louisville Executive Aviation, 2700 Gast Blvd. in Louisville from 7 to 11 p.m. Apple Patch supports 340-plus individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential, day programs and other support systems in achieving their highest potential.

  • Wies wins Harvest Moon show at Gallery 104

    Louisville artist, Joanne Weis’ textile piece, “A Home Cooked Meal” created with hemp, hand dyed, screen printed and stitched, won first place at the Arts Association of Oldham County’s Harvest Moon Art Show at Gallery 104, La Grange. Show judge, Robert Tillman, described Weis’ work as “this piece shows concept and craftsmanship. It is the essence of harvesting a bounty and why.”

  • Community briefs Oct. 2

    Cut-a-Thon

    The Foundation of Hope ‘Cut-A-Thon’ will be Oct. 12 and 13 at Dorothy’s Barber Shop, 3508 W. Hwy. 146, Suite C, La Grange. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m to 6 p.m. on Monday.

    Help feed the hungry and fill the pantry at Beulah Land Baptist Church in Buckner. Bring a cash donation or a donation of six or more items for the Pantry and receive a free haircut. They are in need of canned goods, paper products, dish or laundry soap and other non-perishables.

    American Legion

  • History Center partners with Encompass for renovations

    On Aug. 8, the Oldham County Historical Society launched a two-year fundraising campaign to raise $2 million for an overhaul of its historic campus. In January, a special group of History Center supporters came together to develop a Vision Plan that was formalized by Solid Light Museum Consultants in Louisville. Recently a partnership was made between the History Center and Encompass to embark upon the first phase of construction plans and costs for the project.

  • Community briefs Sept. 25

    Superhero 5K

    CASA is hosting the second annual Superhero 5K Walk/Run at Wendell Moore Park on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2-4 p.m. The event is open to adults and children of all ages. There is even a 1K for those 10 and under. The event is encouraging everyone to don their best superhero costumes for the event. The motto for the event is: “Every child needs a hero, but a CASA child needs a SUPERHERO.”

  • Citizens Union Bank receives good score from FDIC

    Citizens Union Bank (CUB) has once again received an “Outstanding” CRA Rating from the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation). If you are not a banker, you are probably wondering what the heck CRA is and why would a bank be so happy about getting that rating? Well, here is an abbreviated description of what CRA is all about.

  • South Rotary helps clean up US 42

    The South Oldham Rotary Club recently performed community service by doing litter abatement on US 42 from Hwy. 393 to the county line.

    Not all those that worked are pictured above, but just check out those smiling faces after 10 miles.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club reminds you to please help keep Oldham County beautiful by not littering.

    The club meets Fridays 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center.

    Guests are welcome.

    -Submitted info

  • Prospect riders participate in North American competition

    Kelly Taylor, 17, and M. Paige Pence, 15, eventing horseback riders who train with Susan Harris of Spring Run Farm in Prospect, were selected as part of the four person Area 8 junior one star riding team at North American Junior Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 14-20. Area 8 is a United States Eventing Association designation that includes Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and western Pennsylvania.

  • Goshen cub scouts receive conservation grant

     

    Cub Scout Pack 984 of Goshen recently received a $1,000 grant from the Louisville Audubon Society to use toward the Scouts’ conservation projects.

    Pack 984 decided as a group that they would like to do a conservation project each year.

    “As Cub Master, I wanted to do a project that would not only benefit the community, but also the approximately 30 to 40 Cub Scouts ranging in age from six to ten years old that would be participating in the projects,” Morales said.