Republican Women The Nelson County Organization of Republican Women will meet on Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Nelson County Public Library. Topics for discussion will be April’s Lincoln Day dinner and a basket organizer.
Nelson County Fiscal Court Nelson County Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 28.
A group of Civil War history enthusiasts from Louisville, the 5th Kentucky Company B, will perform a re-enactment this weekend of a mustering in of Confederate troops from the Citizens Guard of the state militia.
The group will assemble at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Road, Bardstown.
They will then march down to Bardstown Village, which will represent Camp Charity, to be inspected by a surgeon, enlist, and be given rations and pay.
For decades, the American Red Cross has been a part of the local community, responding to floods and fires, and encouraging blood donors. But more volunteers are needed to help continue meeting needs locally and throughout the state.
Thursday, Red Cross will celebrate a century of service in Kentucky with a centennial blood drive and volunteer fair at Bardstown Primary School.
An ever-flowing fountain of chocolate syrup, chocolate candies, including bourbon balls and cherry cordials, brownies and cupcakes — almost every kind of chocolate treat one could imagine was on hand at the seventh annual Chocolate Extravaganza Saturday night.
It’s a dinner where dessert is the main course.
Seven was a lucky number for the annual fundraiser for the New Life Center, a family support program funded mostly by local donations.
Bardstown Senior Center The Bardstown Senior Center, 122 Plaza Drive, serves lunch at noon to seniors 60 years and older. Games, crafts, exercise classes and a nutritious lunch are offered. Donations are accepted ,but not required. The center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (closed on holidays). For more information, call Cindy Sabens at 348-1888.
Anatok The next public Anatok meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Old Courthouse.
Between balancing work, family and a personal life, women may not always take time to care for their own health, but that neglect can be detrimental when it comes to preventing cardiovascular issues.
“I’ve been at Flaget for 30 years, and have seen many patients in different aspects with heart attack and stroke,” said Rhonda Wathen, a registered nurse who has worked in the emergency room, conducted stress tests to diagnose heart issues, and also worked in intensive care and rehabilitation settings.
Republican women The Nelson County Organization of Republican Women will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the Nelson County Public Library. On the agenda will be the upcoming Lincoln Day dinner. Please note the new meeting time.