10-27 Community Calendar
The family and friends of Jessee and Cora Hall Lutes are having their annual reunion on Oct. 29, at 12 noon, at the Bethel Christian Church Fellowship Hall at Fox. Please feel welcome, bring a dish and old photos and have a good fellowship time. Special music will be provided.
Historical and Genealogical Society
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Estill County Public Library. Lamon Flynn will have a presentation on the “Gems of Kentucky.” Volume I of the Cemetery Books is now available for pick up at the research and museum on Broadway on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Trunk or Treat
River Drive Christian Church will have Trunk or Treat Monday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Holly, Jolly Green Holiday Workshop
The Estill County Extension Homemakers and Estill County Extension Office will co-host a workshop Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m., at the Estill County Extension Office. Workshop discussions will include budgeting, shopping, green gift ideas, and wrapping presents. Our goal is to reduce, reuse and recycle. There will be a $2 fee for the workshop. For questions or more information, call the Extension Office at 723-4557.
One Step Misery
The Estill County Drug Coalition will present “One Step Misery, the Kentucky Meth Epidemic at Estill County High School on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. A representative from Operation Unite will speak about the dangers of meth as Kentucky is ranked fourth in the nation in meth use. The public is urged to attend this important program.
The Estill County High School Future Business Leaders of America will host “Light Up Rivertown” Saturday, Nov. 19. Events include various booths set up inside the courthouse, as well as several local bands performing for entertainment. There will be tons of activities for kids to participate in as well. If you are interested in participating in this event by reserving a booth or providing entertainment, please contact Connie Witt at Estill High.
DAR Chapter 94
DAR Chapter 94 will have a pot-luck dinner Nov. 8, at 6 p.m., at the Estill County Senior Citizen Building. Meat will be furnished by the Chapter. All members welcome. Bring a covered dish.
Kroger Employees Luncheon
The annual Kroger employees luncheon will be Saturday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m., at Cedar Village Restaurant. All former Kroger employees are invited.
The Estill County Health Department will have a Flu Vaccination Clinic Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. No appointments will be taken. Walk in anytime. Medicare, Medicaid and some other insurance will be accepted. There will be a $25 charge for self-payment.
The Estill County High School Future Business Leaders of America has been making plans for this year’s event. Halloweentown will be on Oct.31, at the Estill County High School track. Mason Short, senior member and Vice President of Activities, has been working diligently as this year’s coordinator to insure a night of fun for all the children of Estill County. Trick-or-treating around the track will be 6 to 8 p.m. All children are invited to come and collect goodies from the many local groups, organizations, and businesses setting up booths for the night. Setup will begin anytime after 4 p.m. A concession stand will also be available. To reserve your spot, contact Connie Witt or Mason Short at the High School, 723-3537 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Irvine Elementary
West Irvine Elementary invites families of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders to Family Math Night on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Women of Light
There will be a peanut butter roll class at Ravenna Nazarene Church Annex on Thursday, Oct. 27. The class will be offered at 1 p.m., and again at 6 p.m. Please call 723-2087, 723-4161, or 723-2438 to sign up for one of the classes and to find out what you need to bring to make your candy. Class size is limited. The Women of Light will also sponsor a beginners basket class which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. There is no charge for the class, but a $5 fee is asked to help with the cost of the basket weaving materials. Participants will please call to register and to find out the tools that will be needed.
Body Recall Lifetime Fitness classes will be held at the Estill County Senior Center, located off Stacy Lane at 100 Golden Court, each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 to 1 p.m. The course will last 10 weeks and will end on Wednesday, Nov. 23. The class is free and open to anyone looking for a program of gentle exercise and movement designed to help regain flexibility and vitality. Call 723-4787 for more information.
Veterans Benefits Rep
A Veterans Benefits Field Representative will not be at the National Guard Armory, 335 Cow Creek Road, Ravenna, until Thursday, Nov. 3. The hours will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for Federal and State veterans benefits. This service is provided free of charge by the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs. To apply, veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For further information, please call toll free within KY 1-866-376-0308 to speak with a Veterans Benefits Field Representative.
Confidentiality & Volunteer Training Dates 2011-12
These are dates and times for Estill County School Systems Confidentiality and Volunteer Training. The training will be held in the Estill County Board Room, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Nov. 10, Dec. 13, Jan. 17, and Feb. 7. This training is mandatory for all people in the community who volunteer to work with school children. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, call Teresa Dawes at 723-2181 ext. 2226.
Mommie and Me Storytime
Mommie and Me Storytime for ages 2 -5, will meet Wednesdays at 10 a.m., and Friday at 10:30 a.m. Come and bring your child or grandhchild for a story, an art activity, and a snack.
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.