Community Calendar May 14, 2014

-A A +A

Poll workers are needed

The Anderson County Clerk’s office is in need of qualified voters to be trained as poll workers.

For more information, contact the clerk’s office at 502.839.3041.

Annual Chamber golf scramble is May 31

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course May 31 starting with breakfast at 8 a.m.

A brand new car, plus several other hole-in-one opportunities, at stake, this year.

For more information, contact Chamber Pres. Pam Brough at 502.839.5564 or Ryan Wells, ACCOC Golf Classic chair, at 502.875.0195.

ACHS greenhouse sales are scheduled

The annual Anderson County High School FFA greenhouse will take place every Saturday through May 31. Sale hours are 1-4 p.m.

This is a student-run greenhouse with all the proceeds going to benefit ACHS FFA.

ACALC will host hip-hop dance for children

The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will host a hip-hop dance for children, ages 7-18 Thurs., May 15, Tues., May 20, Thurs. May 29, Tues., June 3 and Thurs., June 12 from 6-7 p.m.

This class is an introduction to the hip-hop style of dance. Many different styles and techniques will be demonstrated and taught for the specified age groups.

Participants need to wear tennis shoes and long, flexible pants.

To register, call 502.839.3754. The cost for this class is $39.

ACALC will host dog obedience class

The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will host a basic dog obedience class at the Anderson County Park 6-7 p.m. on Mondays through June 23 with the exception of Memorial Day, Mon., May 26.

This is a six-week session where owners will learn to teach their dog to sit, lie down, stay, heel, come, and do tricks.

Any dog at least 4 months old is welcome. The first night of class is for dog owners only but for the remainder of the class, owners can bring family, a dog, leash, and some favorite treats.

The cost of this class is $79. To register, call 502.839.3754.

“Stop by get started” event is for new BCTC students

Bluegrass Community and Technical College will host a “Stop by get started” event for new students Mon., June 9, from noon- 5 p.m.

The event will allow 2014 fall students to fill out an application, conduct a COMPASS exam, apply for financial aid, meet with an advisor, enroll in classes and attend a new student orientation.

The BCTC Lawrenceburg Campus is located at 1500 Bypass North, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

For more information, call 859.246.6804.

Lions Club members are invited to attend

Lawrenceburg Lions Club will meet Thurs., May 15, at 7 p.m. at Tonya’s Hometown Buffet

All former Lion’s members from any club are invited to attend as well as prospective members.

Be on the lookout for bicyclists

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter, will host a bike-a-thon Sat., May 17, and Sun., May 18.

Areas in particular to be on the lookout include Interstate 395 South, Interstate 44 East, Interstate US-62 West, Interstate 151 and Interstate 512 near Alton Station Road.

SBDM Council will meet

The Site Based Decision Making Council will meet Wed., May 14 at 4:30 p.m. at Saffell Street Elementary School located at 210 Saffell St., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Fiscal court will meet

Anderson County Fiscal Court will meet Tues., May 20, at 6 p.m. at Fiscal Court Chambers, 137 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

A work session will be held at 5 p.m.

Human society garden party is scheduled

The Anderson Humane Society Garden Party is Sat., May 17, at the T.B. Ripy House, 320 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Relay for Life will host golf scramble

Relay for Life Golf Scramble Fri., May 16, at 1 p.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

The cost is $50 per golfer and $100 for hole sponsors.

For more information, contact Kim Jennings at 502.564.4775 or kjenning@cwcu.org.

KSP will be conducting safety checkpoints

The Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual.

There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols.

These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of Kentucky.

Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seat belt adherence), sobriety, insurance, and registration violations.

Anderson Public Library

114 N. Main St.

Lawrenceburg KY 40342

Tel. 502.839.6420

•Pilates Plus-Mondays and Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m.

•Friends of the Library Book Sale, Sat., May 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

•Story Hour Book Club-Mon., May 19, 6-8 p.m.

•Introduction to the Internet-Tues., May 20, 10-11 a.m.

•Find Your Next Great Read-Thurs., May 22, 10-11 a.m.

•Breakfast Book Club-Tues., May 27, 9-10 a.m.

•Heritage Tomato Workshop-Thurs., May 29, 6 p.m.

Anderson County Senior Citizens’ Center

160 Township Square

Lawrenceburg KY 40342

Tel. 502.839.7520

Wed., May 14

•10:30 a.m.-Blood pressure check and Music With Ed & Judy.

•11:30 a.m.-Lunch.

•12:30 p.m.-Heritage Hall, visit friends.

Thurs., May 15

•8:30 a.m.-Breakfast Club.

•9 a.m.-Seated Yoga with Misty.

•9a.m.-3 p.m. shopping and errands

•6 p.m. Young at heart.

Fri., May 16

•10:30 a.m.-Penny toss.

•11 a.m.-tornado drill.

•11:30 a.m.-Lunch.

•12:30 p.m.-movie “15 Great Cinema.”

Mon., May 19

•10:30 a.m.-hometown manor/games

•10:30 a.m.-Basic computer with Laurel.

•11:30 a.m.-spaghetti dinner/Bailey Family.

•7 p.m.-Rook Club.

Tues., May 20

•8:30 a.m.-Breakfast Club.

•9 a.m.-Tai Chi/Exercise.

•9 a.m.-shopping and errands.

•10 a.m.-Healthy Eating/Woodford/Anderson.

10:30 a.m.-Travel with Ed.

Wed., May 21

•10:30 a.m.-check with nurses’ registry.

•10:30 a.m.-music with Arnold and friends.

•Noon-May Potluck.

Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club May events

The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will host “Hats Off!,” the club’s annual luncheon and fashion show, Sat., May 17, at 11:30 a.m. at the Family Life Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 120 Gatewood Ave., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Backpack Buddies food program for Anderson County students.

The luncheon menu includes chicken salad with grapes and pecans, strawberry-pretzel layered salad, croissants, beverages and dessert cakes.

Following the luncheon, Martha Caywood of The Derby Shop and Raggs in Danville will present a spring fashion show.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Sue Litkenhus at 503.839.6659 or 502.418.9551.

State Fair Pride of the Counties Committee

The Pride of the Counties committee will meet regularly before the Kentucky State Fair to make plans for the Anderson County exhibit.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in participating.

•May 14, 8:30 a.m., Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office.

•June 4, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•June 11, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•June 25, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•July 16, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•July 23, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•July 30, 11:30 a.m., Bluegrass Energy Conference Hall–Volunteer Training.

•Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

•Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m., Chamber office.

Library board will meet

Anderson Public Library will meet Tues., May 20, at 6 p.m., at the Library located at 114 N Main St., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Anderson County Community Medical Clinic

Anderson County Community Medical Clinic Inc. will be open the second and fourth Tuesday of May from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Patients must be screened and referred to the clinic through the Anderson County Health Department. To qualify, one must be an Anderson County Kentucky resident, 18 years of age or older, have been diagnosed with a chronic illness and have no insurance.

Call the Health Department at 502.839.4551 to be screened and given an appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted at the clinic.

The Clinic is located at 1111 Industry Rd., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

School board will meet

The Anderson County School Board will meet Mon., May 26, at 7 p.m., at central office located at 1160 Bypass N, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Lawrenceburg-Anderson County EDA will meet

The Lawrenceburg-Anderson County Economic Development Authority will meet Wed., May 21, at 9:30 a.m. at the Anderson County Board of Education Office located at 1160 Bypass North, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

The Board will have the first reading of the Authority Budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

8th Veterans Reunion is May 16-17

The 8th Annual All Veterans Reunion is May 16-17 at American Legion Post 34 located at 725 W. Broadway, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

Gates open at noon Friday. Aactivities include a Schneider Ride of Pride POW MIA semi-truck display noon-6p.m. and a candlelight service at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday activities include an opening ceremony at 10 a.m., Scott Harper Memorial Bike Show at 10:30 a.m., veterans ceremony at 2 p.m. and live entertainment from 5-8 p.m.

The event is open to the public.

For more information, contact Mike Cartwright at 502.229.8454.