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Clubs & Organizations

  • American Legion sponsors four for state meeting

    Four high school juniors were selected to attend Boys State and Girls State this year. Oldham County Post #39 of The American Legion sponsored both a boy and a girl from South Oldham and Oldham County High Schools. Representatives from OCHS are Jeremy Dodson and Molly Kate Stephens and from SOHS, Jacob Herold and Erika Laws. Both Boys State and Girls State started on June 8 and last for one week.

  • Community briefs June 12

    Garden Tour

    Crestwood Civic Club - 2014 Garden Tour, Luncheon and Plant Sale will be Friday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Starting location at 7215 Kavanaugh Road in Crestwood.. Lunch seatings at 11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Tickets: Tour & Luncheon: $17. Tour only: $12. To purchase tickets contact Anne Murner at 502-292-2701

     

    Summer Art Classes

  • Crestwood Civic Club hosts annual Garden Tour
  • Healing Blankets program celebrates 10 years

    St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley is marking the 10th anniversary of its Healing Blanket Ministry and celebrating a milestone, after creating a landmark 1,000 blankets.

    The Healing Blanket Ministry was brought to St. James by parishioner Carolyn Heymann, as part of Episcopal Church Women. Heymann was serving as parish nurse when she heard about the program.Excited volunteers gathered fabric from their closets and drawers and got to work. They’ve gathered once a month in the ten years since the program was launched, handcrafting blankets.

  • Gilda’s Club holds Garden Party fundraiser in Crestwood

    You are invited to stroll through thousands of blooms and quiet spaces at The Everchanging Garden, 5503 Cross Creek Rd. and the Breeden’s Garden at 5601 Largo Lane in Crestwood as they open their gardens for the annual “Planting for a Cure” tour and plant sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. The sale of daylilies and other perennials will benefit Gilda’s Club.


  • Community briefs June 5

    Walmart fundraiser

    Through June 11th, all Walmart stores are challenged to raise a set amount of money for CMN, Children’s Miracle Network worldwide. We have several things planned and are well on our way to our goal but we are hosting a huge cookout/carnival celebration on our front sidewalk Saturday June 7 from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. There will be food, games, prizes, a dunk booth and music from a local band called BANSHE.

  • Philanthropist helped fund local African-American school

    By helen e. mckinney

    OLDHAM COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

    Julius Rosenwald (Aug. 12, 1862-Jan. 6, 1932) was an American businessman, well-known philanthropist and close friend of Booker T. Washington. He may best be remembered as part-owner and founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company, becoming its president in 1909. He is important to Oldham County history because he established the Rosenwald Fund, an entity which donated millions in matching funds to support the education of African-American children in the rural South during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Veterans memorial group holding golf scramble

    Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, a 501c3 organization is having a golf scramble at Lake Forest on July 28 to help raise money to start the cementary in Crestwood.

    The top prize players will be able to win is a free three-year lease on a Cadillac with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 8th hole.

    The vehicle is provided by the Swope Auto Group with prizes from the company also available for a hole-in-one at the other par 3 holes.

    Both players and sponsors are needed for the scramble.

  • Daniel Boone: two years in captivity

    Daniel Boone’s name is synonymous with the state of Kentucky. While many consider him a legend, by his own words he was “just a common man.” The life and times of Boone will be presented through a special performance at 2 p.m. at the upcoming Colonial Trade Faire on Saturday, June 19. This performance will be part of a weekend event to educate the public about life on the Kentucky frontier in the 18th century.

  • My Hometown camp comes to La Grange

    As a 200-year-old settlement, LaGrange has many stories and secrets from the past that are hidden in the alleys and stores that are lined along the railroad tracks. In “My Hometown Camp” campers do activities at selected stores and visit special places to learn about the rich history and events from the past that make a hometown a special place!

    Activities include a ghost tour, exploration of an old cemetery and a visit to an historic home.