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Community Events

  • Taste of Bardstown for hospice, hospitality association is Monday

    For the 18th year, a live and silent auction, all-you-can-eat food and themed baskets will be available at Taste of Bardstown 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 11 at the Bluegrass Entertainment and Exposition Complex. The fundraiser benefits Hospice of Nelson County and the Bardstown-Nelson County Hospitality Association, which split ticket proceeds equally. Auction proceeds go to hospice.

  • Career Centers offer financial assistance for training

    Lincoln Trail Career Centers are offering financial assistance to employers to help offset the cost of training new employees. The Career Centers’ Project RENEW (Regional Economy Needing an Experienced Workforce) program matches unemployed workers who are interested in pursuing a new career with employers who have full-time job openings.

  • BHS clubs unite with ‘Praying Paws’ fundraiser for Japan

    The National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Bardstown High School are uniting to raise funds for the victims of the tsunami in Japan. The students from FCA are collecting during lunch, asking for monetary donations and creating a wall covered with “Praying Paws” with written notes from the donors. The notes and the proceeds collected will be given to the efforts of the Red Cross to help those in need in Japan.

  • American Legion Abraham Lincoln Post 167 names new officers

    New officers of American Legion Abraham Lincoln Post 167 include:

    Commander: Gregory T. Rogers

    Adjutant: Sidney C. Shouse, PDC

    First Vice commander: Anthony W. Lancaster

    Second Vice Commander: Julia A. Rogers

    Finance officer: Michael L. Stivers

    Veterans service officer: E. Russell Marlowe

    Chaplain: Roland Williams

    Sgt.-At-Arms: Gary Hickman.

    Historian: Bryan R. Rogers (rental mgr)

    Judge Advocate: Frank T. Douglas, PPC.

  • Bernheim offers a variety of classes for the whole family

    Registration and payment are required for most programs; call (502) 955-8512 by 4:30 p.m. on the day prior to the program. Admission to Bernheim is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekends and holidays have a $5 environmental impact fee per vehicle for non-members. Program fees do not include the $5 environmental impact fee.  More information: www.bernheim.org.

    •Tai Chi Chuan at Bernheim

    5:30-7 p.m.

    Thursday evenings,  through May 26

    Garden Pavilion

    Bernheim Members $85, Non-members $100.

  • Upcoming reunions: April 6, 2011

    NCHS class of 2001

    NCHS class of 2001 reunion is 7:30 p.m. June 4 at Maywood Country Club. Entertainment by Brent Riley with VIP Entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. RSVP in advance. Ticket prices in advance are $15 per person, $25 per couple. Prices will increase at the door. Send all checks to Rosanne Miles for NC c/o 01’ Reunion at 516 Hubbards Lane, Bardstown KY 40004. Include graduates (maiden) name and return address/e-mail add-ress for receipt. Follow on the reunion Facebook page.

  • Around Kentucky: April 6, 2011

    April 8-10:10: Central KY Community Theatre at the Opera House, Springfield, KY, will present 'The Best of the Best: A Musical Spectacular’ April 8, 9, 10.  Friday/Saturday shows 7  p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.  Tickets available now at Lebanon Farmer’s National Bank, Springfield State Bank, Backyard Family Restaurant, Opera House Springfield and online at centralkytheatre. com.  Adults: $12, Seniors and groups of 10: $10 and Students $7. For more information, call (859) 336-5412 Ext 4.

  • Domestic violence addressed in art exhibit at Flaget Memorial Hospital

    Victims of domestic violence find a voice through art in an exhibit running April 4-18 at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    The eight pieces displayed in the lobby of Flaget range from paintings to collages to large scrapbook-style works. Each was created through the collaboration of a Kentucky artist and a victim of domestic violence as part of the Witness program, pioneered by the Lexington Art League. The pieces were brought to Flaget as part of the Saint Joseph Health System’s Violence Prevention Initiative.

  • Photos: Catwalk for a cause
  • Boston Crafts Center to host grand opening

    The Boston Community Center will open its doors to craft lovers and art collectors with the grand opening of the Community Craft Shop 1:30-5 p.m. April 10, featuring door prizes and refreshments.

    The community center has been a workshop and meeting space for Boston craftspeople for decades. A ceramic shop once operated out of the center, which is at 61 Lebanon Junction Road and has sold everything from beer steins and dishes to cookie jars and Christmas trees, said Gladys Greene, who works on quilts at the center about five hours every Wednesday.