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Clubs & Organizations

  • Children’s Colonial Day Camp

    Join in the fun as the Oldham County History Center celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday with a Children’s Colonial Day Camp. Held Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., children will be able to experience the 18th century lifestyle by learning how early settlers in Kentucky celebrated the holiday and what their everyday life was like.

  • Community briefs Nov. 20

    Blood Drive

    The holidays are always a critical time for blood supply. To help, Baptist Health La Grange will host a blood drive Friday, Nov. 21 from 1 to 5 p.m. in its Conference Center.

    All types of blood are needed. Appointments are requested and can be scheduled by calling (502) 222-3340.

    Board meeting

    The Oldham County Board of Health will convene in a regular meeting on Friday at 7:15 a.m. at the Oldham County Health Department, located at 1786 Commerce Parkway, La Grange. The public is welcome to attend.

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  • Five-year-old uses harmonica to raise funds to fight cancer

    Five-year-old Nathan Storey is aware of how cancer affects families and lives, and determined that he could personally make a difference for those on a cancer journey through a wish and a song. His offer to those interested in helping him is to play an original tune on his harmonica—for a donation of $1 per performance.

  • Farm Bureau names Goshen agent

    Michael Bleau has been appointed as a new agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Oldham County Farm Bureau–Goshen Agency. Bleau’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.

    Bleau, a native of Detroit, pursued pre-med studies at Millspas College and Georgia State before graduating with a bachelor’s degree at the University of Tampa. Prior to joining KFB Insurance, he worked for State Farm, AAA and owned his own printing and graphic design business.

  • Hope Health Clinic gets grant

    Hope Health Clinic, 1025 Sanibel Way, Suite E, is working to raise $100,000 by the end of December. Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Marsha Biven, Chairman of the Board, are shown accepting a $2,000 donation from members of the South Oldham Lions Club Foundation. The seed money for Hope Health Clinic came from a generous grant by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky expired at the end of September 2014. Our community came together in 2011 to plan for and open this clinic, which now serves over 1,800 patients, so support from the community has never been more important.

  • Local author speaks on iconic country ham

    ByHELEN K. MCKINNEY

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    Kentucky has long been labeled the heart of “America’s Country Ham Belt,” an area that includes Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Missouri. Considered a vital ingredient of Southern cuisine for quite some time, author Steve Coomes has penned a book about the makings of country ham.

  • Wreath making workshop

    If you want something unique and handmade to decorate with for the Thanksgiving holiday, look no fUrther than the Oldham County History Center. The History Center is offering a special Holiday Wreath Making Workshop with a focus on using natural items for decoration. The workshop will be held on Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the Rob Morris Educational Building.

  • Community briefs Nov. 13

    Santa Paws

    Capture your pet’s photo with Santa! Bring the kids and make it a family portrait. Packages start at $10. We will have refreshments, a bake sale and unique items from local artists for Christmas gifts.

    Hours are Friday, Dec. 5, 6 -9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Dec. 6 and 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information and reservations, please call 502-222-7537. Walk-ins welcome. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Oldham County. Event at 2417 S. Hwy 53 – located next to the Cherry House.

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  • Cedar Lake hosts annual gala

    Cedar Lake, the region’s largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host its 26th Annual Gala, presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust, at Marriott Louisville East on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. The black-tie optional affair is themed “Live, Laugh, Love” and will include a dual-entree dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Jeff Allen, star of Comedy Central specials. Tickets are $175 per person and can be purchased at www.cedarlake.org or by calling 502.495.4942.

  • History center launches manners workshop for teens

    A fun, new workshop is being offered at the Oldham County History Center for teens who want to polish their manners. “Teens will learn the importance of manners, why we need them, and why we use them,” said fashion marketing consultant Jo Ross, who will lead this workshop. Ross has over 40 years experience in the fashion industry and will share important social tips learned from her years in the business.