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COMMUNITY NOTES & SUPPORT GROUPS: April 30, 2017

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Water and Wastewater Committee

The City of Bardstown’s Water and Wastewater Committee meeting will hold a special meeting on at 3 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the Mayor’s Conference Room at City Hall.

 

Nelson County Fiscal Court

Nelson County Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 2.

National Day of Prayer

The Bardstown National Day Of Prayer will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Bardstown Farmer’s Market. Kim Davis, Rowan County Kentucky Clerk will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Pastor Tom Acree (270) 849-4141.

Tam Up! FRYSC

Team Up! Family Resource & Youth Services Center will hold an advisory council meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 8, at Cox’s Creek Elementary. Those who have an interest in the schools of Foster Heights, Cox’s Creek, and Old Kentucky Home Middle School are welcome to attend. Call 349-7006 to reserve a seat.

Democratic Woman’s Club

The Nelson County Democratic Woman’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the Nelson County Public Library for a business meeting and the discussion of the Jefferson/Jackson Day Dinner. All meetings are open to any interested Democrat. For more information on the meeting or club activities, call President Martha Nest at 349-0471 or e-mail at westview0922@gmail.com.

 

 

Meals from the Heart

 

Meals From the Heart home delivery service will be starting May 15. Volunteers needed to deliver on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 2 and 6 p.m. Call Anita at Bread For Life Food Pantry, 348-7270 to volunteer. Background checks will be completed. Also, if you know of any low-income homebound Nelson County residents call (800) 264-0393. This is for MOMS Meals, part of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District which serves a seven-county area.

The Rev. Joe Batcheldor’s 60th ordination celebration

All are invited to the Rev. Joe Batcheldor’s 60th ordination celebration on May 21 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Mass will be at 1 p.m. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.

Board of Adjustment

Nelson County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11, in the Fiscal Court Room, second floor at the Old Courthouse in Bardstown to consider an application. A copy of the application may be reviewed in the Planning Commission office during normal business hours.

Teen volunteer applications

Teen volunteer applications for working at Flaget Hospital this summer are now available at the schools or at the information desk at the hospital. If you have questions about volunteering call Mozena at (502) 510-4233.

 

MAY

Iron Horse Festival meeting

The Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, at New Haven/Rolling Fork Fire Department, 362 Center St., in New Haven. The public is encouraged to attend.

NARFE chapter meeting

The next NARFE chapter meeting will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 1, in the community meeting room of the Nolin RECC building, 411 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. This meeting will be the quarterly potluck. Members are asked to bring a side dish or dessert and a guest. For more information, call Sharon Crady at (270) 763-7772 To stay current on the latest NARFE news like us at www.facebook.com/narfe1050.

 

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus will meet Tuesday, May 2. Social starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bardstown Events Center formerly Knights of Columbus Hall. Again this year the Knights will be cooking ribeyes at the annual Salt River picnic. The business meeting will be June 5 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds. For more information, call GK Ken Berry at (502) 599-9686 or FS Kerry P. Monin at 348-8264.

Genealogical Roundtable

The Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, in meeting room 1 of the Nelson County Public Library. Members and no-members are welcome.

John Fitch Chapter DAR

The John Fitch Chapter of the DAR will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Maywood Country Club. The program will be “Artist Dream” presented by Susan Simpson and Betty Brownfield. Hostesses are Judy Hubbard, Mary L. Florence and Becky Mayes. A reminder to members to bring a book for the book exchange. Chapter Regent is Bonnie Downs.

Human Rights Commission

The Bardstown-Nelson County Human Rights Commission will meet at noon Tuesday, May 2, in the Nelson County Public library in Bardstown. Items on the agenda include the election of officers and the assignment of committees. There will be a report from the ordinance committee and the committee working on a celebration of diversity event. The Commission will also welcome its newest member, Jodi Jenkins.

Anatomy of an obituary

Anatomy of an obituary, presented by Deborah Campisano of the Louisville Genealogical Society will be 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, May 2, at the Nelson County Public Library, Community Room 2, sponsored by the Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable. This program is free and open to the public. Learn how to examine all parts of an obituary for clues to help you in your family research and about new resources for finding obituaries. This program is for novices as well as for those who have experience researching their ancestors.

Bardstown Board of Adjustment

Bardstown Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the Fiscal Court room, second Floor at the Old Courthouse in Bardstown to consider an application.

NCHS SBDM Council parent nominations

Nelson County High SBDM Council parent member nominations are now being taken. You may nominate yourself or another parent, if you have that parent’s consent. To be eligible to serve on the council, you must be a parent, stepparent, foster parent, or legal guardian of a student attending NCHS during the 2017/18 school year. Nominations will be taken through May 4.

Tree seedling give-a-way

The Nelson County Conservation District is sponsoring a tree seedling give-a-way Friday, May 5, at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion in Downtown Bardstown. The give-away will start at 9 a.m. Seedlings will be given away on a first-come basis until all are gone. Species available are willow oak, redbud, gray dogwood and white pine. For more information, call Gale at 502-348-3363, extension 7338.

Mother-daughter luncheon

Nelson Christian Church will have its annual mother/daughter luncheon Saturday, May 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Old Kentucky Home Country Club with a buffet-style meal. Cost is only $14 per person. Featured speaker will be Jenna Day who was crowned Miss Kentucky in 2013. Limited tickets are available. Reservations must be made by Sunday, May 7. Ladies who are interested in this event need to call the church office at 348-3495.

Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR

Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 8, at the Bardstown Baptist Church. Box tops for education, empty printer ink cartridges, aluminum can pull tabs, manufacturer coupons as well as clean plastic lids for bench projects are still being collected. These can be brought to any meeting.

KARS

The Kentucky Amateur Radio Society (KARS), the Bardstown area amateur radio club, will meet Monday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 24, at the Nelson County EMS classroom, at 7 p.m. These meetings shall focus on the recent Red Cross shelter link test, the Dayton Hamvention (May), Field Day (June), the Kentucky Bourbon Festival Special Event Station (September), Kentucky QSO Party (November) and Santa Net (December). All amateur radio operators and those interested in becoming amateur radio operators are welcome to attend.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS:

Nar-Anon Family Group
The Nar-Anon Family Group meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Nelson County Public Library community room No. 2, 201 Cathedral Manor. Nar-Anon family groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a 12-step program, it offers help by sharing others’ experiences, strengths and hope. For more information, e-mail Hope4youtoday@gmail.com

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous support group meets 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Nelson County Public Library in Bardstown.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The District 5 A.A. meetings are held at the following locations in Nelson County:

Monday
9:30 a.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second in Bardstown, for women, open, discussion.
8 p.m. — New Haven group, St. Catherine School cafeteria on First Street in New Haven,  open, discussion. A speaker is scheduled for the last of the month.

Tuesday

9:30 a.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second Street in Bardstown, open, discussion.
8 p.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second Street in Bardstown for women, open, discussion.

Wednesday
9:30 a.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second Street in Bardstown, open, discussion.
7 p.m. — Nazareth College, Crimmins Hall, 134 N. Main St., Nazareth,  closed, discussion (no children).

Thursday

9:30 a.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second in Bardstown, closed, discussion, 12 & 12.
8 p.m. — St. Monica Church, 407 S. Third St. in Bardstown (around back), open, with a speaker.

Friday

9:30 a.m. — Presbyterian Church, Broadway and Second Street in Bardstown, open, discussion.
6 p.m. — Beginners meeting at Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor in Bardstown, open, discussion. A speaker is scheduled for the last of the month.
8 p.m. — Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor in Bardstown, closed, discussion.

Saturday
8 p.m. — Bloomfield Baptist Church, 106 Springfield Road in Bloomfield, (in the rear) open, discussion. A speaker is scheduled for the last of the month.

Sunday

6 p.m. — Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor in Bardstown, open, discussion.