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Clubs & Organizations

  • 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.

  • Authors at Colonial Faire

    Swap tales with the writers who know Kentucky best! The 4th annual Colonial Trade Faire will feature several well-known and local authors this year in an effort to promote literacy and encourage readers to learn more about the state and its people. Writers will travel from Bowling Green, Lewisville, Harned, Louisville, Frankfort and Carrollton.

    Scheduled to appear at this time are the following authors:

    • Dr. Lynwood Montell, author of Tales from Kentucky Lawyers, Tales from One-Room School Teachers, and Ghosts across Kentucky

  • Community briefs May 29

    Free movie night

    Covenant UMC will host a free movie night at the Pavilion. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy a movie (and popcorn) on us about two sisters that will warm your heart.

    Friday June 13 at 8:45 p.m. at 909 West Jefferson Street, La Grange

    Bread making

    The Oldham County Extension Office will host a bread making class, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make yeast breads and rolls. Registration is required. Cal’ 222-9453 to reserve a seat.

    Board of Health

  • Prospect Area Chamber hosts health fair

    On Saturday, May 31, the Prospect Area Chamber will host a free Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Falls of Goshen Event Center.

    PACC members representing the health and wellness sector will be on hand to answer questions, provide screenings and give out information. This event is free and the community is encouraged to attend. Lifetime TV’s Double Divas will also be doing indiviual bra fittings from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. by appointment only.

    Both events will be held at Falls of Goshen Event Center, 1602 S. Hwy. 1793, Goshen.

  • History Center goes colonial in 18th Century exhibit

    There have been many battles fought in the history of America but the one that brought us our freedom is the topic of a new temporary exhibit in the Children’s Room of the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum at the Oldham County History Center.

    Visitors to the museum can learn about the Revolutionary War and its effects on what is known today as the state of Kentucky.