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Clubs & Organizations

  • Project Guild announces the 2014 Oldham County Day grand marshals

    The Project Guild of La Grange, a non-profit supporting community endeavors throughout Oldham County, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by honoring the organization’s founding members.

    Project Guild of La Grange was founded in August 1964, with 14 young homemakers as charter members – Linda Abbott, Pat Ashbrook, the late Linda Brown, Judy Cox, the late Joyce Crouch, Marcia Crouch, Charlotte Harrod, Peggy Hayden, Beverly Houchin, Helen Howard, Betty Leet, Wanda McHargue, Wendy Roberts and Jackie Chadwell.

  • South Oldham Rotary honors May Student of the Month

    The South Oldham Rotary Club had the pleasure of honoring the South Oldham Rotary May Student of the Month at their May 9 meeting.

    Brenna Kaelin is a senior at South Oldham High School where she is involved in volleyball, Link Crew, Beta Club, National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society. Kaelin plans to attend the University of Louisville with a goal of becoming a rheumatologist. In her free time you’ll find Kaelin playing volleyball.

    The South Oldham Rotary Club congratulates this outstanding student on his numerous accomplishments.

  • Public archaeology investigation

    The Oldham County History Center will host an Archaeology Investigation under the direction of professional archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located outside of Bedford, in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • PACC strong women events
  • Summer camps at Oldham County History Center
  • ‘Divas’ to keynote PACC strong leadership, strong women conference
  • Community briefs May 8

    Operation Parent

    Operation: PARENT is offering a workshop titled, Four ‘Must-Have’ Conversations for Middleschoolers on Tuesday, May 13 at 10 a.m. This unique session led by Jean Schumm, founder of Operation: PARENT, and Mary Beth Uberti, Director of Program Development for Operation: PARENT, will focus on four areas of conversation for parents of middleschoolers, including the developing teen brain, drugs and alcohol, dating and determination.

    For more information, call 502-265-9045 or visit www.operationparent.org.

    Crestwood Civic

  • OC Singers celebrate with 15th anniversary concert

    The Oldham County Singers will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a public concert on Friday, May 16.

    “We invite everyone to join us for this happy occasion,” said Melissa Weaver, chorus director. “The concert is entitled ‘Come to the Music,’ and we hope everyone will do just that, come and help us celebrate our anniversary with music.”

  • Mueller is May Artist of the Month

    Robbie Mueller is a La Grange-based mixed media artist who specializes in folk art. Mueller attended Western High School in Louisville and Transylvania University in Lexington. He took early retirement from a teaching career in Oldham County to pursue a passion in wood working that evolved into a full-time career in art.

  • Prospect Chamber looking for strong women nominations

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their “Strong Woman Leader Award” to be presented at the Strong Leadership Strong Woman 2014” event on Friday, May 30 at Falls Goshen Event Center.

    “Nominees will have made a significant impact on the community through their involvement. The recipient will have shown vision, integrity, courage and perserverance in her endeavors, states Kathy Jacobs, executive director of the PACC, and will be someone who gives of herself to the community.”