Alumni Reunion Cruise
Alumni, attendees, family and friends of Estill County High School, let’s join together with the Irvine Alumni for a School Reunion Cruise on the Carnival Inspiration departing Tampa, Fla. on Oct. 18, 2010 and returning to Tampa on Oct. 23. Ports of call include Grand Cayman Island and Cozumel, Mexico. The cruise includes: All meals, snacks, beverages (coffee, tea, milk, juice) – evening entertainment – private reception – choice of beautiful cabin accommodations – daytime activities and ship board entertainment – children’s and teen programs. A $25 per person deposit (for double occupancy cabins) is due by March 21. Total cost for an ocean view cabin is $413.84 per person and inside cabin is $373.84 both based on double occupancy. A second deposit of $200 per person will be due June 21. Final balance is due Aug. 19. Airfare can be arranged. Mary Durbin Singleton is organizing this cruise through Saizan’s Travel, LLC. For information visit HYPERLINK “http://www.cruisevacationtravel.com/” “blocked::http://www.cruisevacationtravel.com/” www.cruisevacationtravel.com; click on cruise groups; click on Estill County High School and Irvine High School to view details.Contact Mary Durbin Singleton by email at HYPERLINK “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org” email@example.com Or Amy Noland Hughes by email at HYPERLINK “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org” email@example.com TO BOOK PLEASE C O N T A C T: Pat Saizan, ACC, CTC 877-979-8728 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Irvine-Ravenna Kiwanis Club will have their Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 20 from 7-11 a.m. at Estill Springs Elementary. Tickets are $5 per adult; $3 per child. Tickets may be purchased in advance from any Kiwanian.
The ECHS Football Boosters will have a meeting to elect officers for the upcoming 2010 football season. Anyone wishing to run for office is encouraged to come. We will also be discussing fund raising ideas as well as setting goals for our team. All parents, relatives and friends of our team that would like to participate in the program are invited to attend. The meeting will be Sunday, March 7 at 2 p.m. in the ECHS weight room.
St Elizabeth Church Basement Sale will be Wednesday, March 3, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, March 4, from 1p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Clothes, books, toys and many more items.
Groups needed to help keep our county beautiful!!
Would your church, youth group, sport organization or civic organization like to earn extra money while keeping Estill County beautiful? We are currently making road assignments for 2010 in our Adopt-A-Road Program. All groups that have participated in the past will also need to contact our office to let us know if you are still interested in participating. If you are interested please call Kim Dawes at Judge-Executive Wallace Taylor’s office at 606-723-7524.
Hunter Safety Class
There will be a Hunter Safety Class (orange card) at the Estill County Fairgrounds. The 3-day class will be Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26 from 6-9 p.m., and Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. There is no charge for this class. You must be at least 9 years old to take the class. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 17. To register, or for more information, call the Estill County Extension Office at 606-723-4557.
Stacy Lane Apartments will be sponsoring a Fair Housing Seminar on March 4 at 2 p.m. at the Estill County Library. This meeting will be conducted by Kentucky Housing Corporation at no cost to participants. Orientation for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program will also be presented to all interested landlords or property owners. For more information call 723-7621.
The Homeschool Enrichment Group will meet Wednesday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Estill County Public Library. For more information call Virginia Owens at 723-3030.
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Estill County Library. This program is funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council Inc. and the Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels. James C. Claypool, a Professor Ementus of History at Northern Kentucky University, will present the program entitled “Rascals, Heroes and Just Plain Uncommon Folks from Kentucky. He will profile a choice selection of the many colorful Kentuckians, male and female, noted and notorious, whose stories make our history so interesting and entertaining.
Weather Spotters Class
There will be a Weather Spotters Class March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Building on Stacy Lane. Anyone interested can attend.
Estill County Library
The Estill County Public Library announces that they now have more science fiction/fantasy books (Malazan Book of the Fallen and The Wheel of Time), and young adult/teen books (Seekers, Clique, Alex Rider, Reowall, Cirque du Freak, Uglies and Dead Is). Come in and check out the new collections.
ECHS Class of 2000
Anyone interested in more information regarding the 10-year reunion of the Class of 2000, email any questions and/or your contact information to email@example.com. Classmates are encouraged to join the group (Estill County High School Class of 2000) at www.facebook.com for updates on reunion plans and to keep in touch with classmates. Anyone not having access to email may contact Nivra Arvin Lainhart at 606-975-0416. Hope to hear from you soon.
Veterans Benefits Rep
A veterans benefits field representative will be at the National Guard Armory, 335 Cow Creek Road, Ravenna on the first Thursday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for federal and state veterans benefits. The service ie free. Veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For more information call 1-866-376-0308.
Republican Women’s Club
Madison County Republican Women’s Club meets Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Central Bank building on Main Street in Richmond. Secretary of State, Trey Grayson, will be speaking along with Jared Carpenter, State Senate candidate, and Kenny Barger, candidate for Madison County Clerk. This meeting is open to all interested men and women of Madison County and the surrounding communities.
For more information, please contact us at www.madisonkygop.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dulcimer Club will be meeting at 6 p.m. at the Conservation Office, 1505 Richmond Road, Irvine (next to the gun shop and down from the Burger Barn.)
ECHS Class of 1978
Attention: Invitation to all members of the Class of 1978 to create an account on Facebook. This is a fun and convenient way to stay in touch with friends and to make it easier in planning future class reunions. Please spread the word to anyone you know; help make this happen.
Boy Scout Round Up
Boy Scout Troop 144 invites all 11 year old and older boys to come check out the Boy Scouts. If you enjoy the outdoors, camping hiking, archery, and many other activities, then you need to check us out at our meeting every Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the courthouse at 6:30 p.m. For more information check out the new website at Irvinetroop144.ScoutLander.com or call Travis Holton at 726-9265.
The Estill County Community Food Bank needs to stock the shelves of the pantry. A collection container will be located in the Extension Office and other places where donations of non-perishable items (canned, boxed foods, etc.) may be dropped off. Please help support this worthy program to help the less fortunate.
Mommie and Me
Mommie and Me Storytime groups will be every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and every Friday at 10:30 a.m. These groups are for children ages 2 through 5. Bring your child to the library for a story, an art activity, and a snack. Call 723-3030 for more information.