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Clubs & Organizations

  • YMCA launches annual campaign

    The Oldham County Family YMCA has launched its annual campaign to ensure that everyone in the Oldham County area has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

    Every day, the Oldham County Family Y works to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues, such as chronic diseases and obesity. Through programs and facilities at the La Grange Community Center, the Y is able to meet the needs of some of the community’s most needy families.

  • Community briefs March 13

    Poll workers

    needed

    Oldham County Democrats and Republicans, the Oldham County Clerk is in need of poll workers on both Primary and General Election Days!

    You must attend Election Training (provided and you are paid $25). Election Day Pay $100.

    When you sign up, it is for the entitre Election Cycle (Primary May 20 and General Nov. 4) Call 502-222-0047 for details.

    Arts on the Green

  • 4-H group helps rehab center

    Pony People 4H club of Oldham County visited Second Stride Inc., a Thoroghbred rehabilitation organization, on, Feb. 15 to learn about the program and make a $150 donation to the company.

    The club, which comprises some 12 girls ages 9 to 18, earned the money by clipping and collecting Proofs of Purchase from Southern States feed bags as part of their service project for the year. Southern States pledges to donate 25 cents per feed bag to any organization which will take the time to clip the proofs and use the money in a way which will benefit the horse industry.

  • Baptist Health offers maternity classes

    Following is information regarding maternity events and classes sponsored by Baptist Health La Grange during March and April.

     

    Thursday, March 6

  • ‘Stars’ event donates funds

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce and Michael Ash, owner of Ash Group, were honored to present a check to Director Chuck Reed, Kentucky Wounded Heroes Project. The donated funds were raised from Dancing With Prospect Stars, hosted by the Chamber. Michael was awarded the title of “Prospect Star” by raising the most in donations for this worthy organization and the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Approximately 450 guests attented the black tie optional event that also featured the Taste of Prospect and a catered gourmet meal.

  • Community briefs March 6

    Knitting classes

    Free crochet and knitting classes offered every Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. at Beulah Land Baptist Church on Hwy. 146 behind The Affordable Shop. Bring yarn and needles size 8 and G. Call (502) 222-6511 for more information.

    Crestwood Civic

    The Crestwood Civic Club will meet Friday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.

    at 7215 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood. For information, call 222-7908.

    Fish fry

  • NOFD honors firefighters

    The North Oldham Fire District Annual Recognition and Awards banquet was held on Feb. 8. It was held at the Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen. There were approximately 90 members and guests in attendance.

    The following department members were presented awards in recognition of their service to the community during 2013:

    Firefighter Tim Conway – “Firefighter of the Year” and Day-Staff “Most Valuable Member”

    Lieutenant Nick Stoltz -Goshen Station “Most Valuable Member”

  • Show includes Oldham businesses

    Kentucky Crafted: The Market is the Kentucky Arts Councils annual fine art and craft showcase featuring thousands of handcrafted items created by the Commonwealth’s best artists. The show also includes music on the Kentucky Stage, Kentucky publishers, artisanal food producers, hands-on activities, special exhibits and more. Exhibitor sales at last year’s Market totaled more than $1 million. The event generated an additional $1 million in related spending during its three days in Lexington.

  • Exhibit honors World War II veterans
  • Genealogy series continues at history center

    Now that you’ve been lucky enough in your genealogical hunt to discover family photos and precious documents, what do you do with them? For those wanting to preserve their own materials, there has never been an easier time to accomplish this task, says Cheri Daniels, Senior Librarian/Reference Specialist for the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort. Join Daniels as she leads a workshop detailing how to preserve those special photos and documents so they can be passed on to future generations.