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St. Elizabeth’s will have their basement sale Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be clothes and a lot of nice items.
4-H Valentine for Veterans Workshop
There will be a Valentine for Vets workshop for 4-Hers between the ages of 5 – 18, Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 3:45 p.m.This workshop is free and will be held at the Estill County Extension Office. Valentines will be made to send to the Lexington VA Medical Center in honor of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week of Feb. 12 – 18.
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 1:30 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. For further information, please call toll free within Kentucky, 866-376-0308 to speak with a Veterans Benefits Field Representative.
Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital and King & Points Rehab Services will host a community reception in honor of physical therapist, Jim Click’s, 25 years of service to the community, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 4-6 p.m., at the hospital. The public is invited to attend.
The Estill County High and Middle schools academics teams will have the eighth annual Appalachian Culture Night on Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Estill Middle cafeteria. Dale Pyatt of the Chicken Grease Band will entertain. A meal of barbeque on bun, slaw, chips, drinks and dessert will be served for $8 and their will also be a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the academics teams. Everybody is invited.
Education of Clark
Community Education, a program of the Clark County Schools, is offering State Registered Nurse Aide Training on Saturdays, Feb. 25 – April 28, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Clark Area Technology Center, 650 Boone Avenue. Instructor is Rhonda Gilmore, R.N. For more information call, 859-745-3946, or email email@example.com. Deadline to register is Feb. 3.
They will also be offering: State Registered Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology, Basic Life Support (for Healthcare Providers) and Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED.
Madison-Estill Grain Production Meeting
There will be a Madison-Estill Grain Production meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m., at the Madison County Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. There will be a sponsored meal. To pre-register, call 723-4557.
USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producer’s enrollment for Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) begins Jan. 23 and runs through June 1. For more information contact your local FSA office and visit the state FSA website at: www.fsa.usda.gov/KY.
deadline for ELAP
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky, reminds producers they have until Monday, Jan. 30, to submit an application for payment under the 2011 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP). For more information or to file an application, contact the Richmond Farm Service Agency at 859-624-1980 ext. 2, or visit the office at 1024 Ival James Blvd. Ste A-2, Richmond.
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Estill County Public Library at 7 p.m., for “Show and Tell.” Volumes I and II of the Cemetery Books are available at the museum on Saturdays. In addition, the 2012 Historical Calendars are available for $7.
Hospice Care Plus Volunteer Training
Hospice Care Plus will host a volunteer training on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Preregistration is requested, but not required. For more information or to register, contact Hospice Care Plus at 859-986-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 Mountain Mushroom Festival
Food court applications for the 2012 Mountain Mushroom Festival are now available at Irvine City Hall located at 101 Chestnut Street. Application, fees and proof of liability insurance must be submitted by deadline date of Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. Mailed applications must be postmarked by the deadline date. No late entries will be accepted. For more information, you may call Kim Williams at 723-4235.
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.
Foster Care Parents
Foster care parents are needed in this area. Classes beginning soon. For more information call 859-245-5488.