News briefs: 10-17-12

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By The Staff

Anderson County
Homemakers sponsor
‘Blue to Green’ Denim Drive
The Anderson County Homemakers are now accepting donations of old, worn out jeans through Oct. 30 at noon through the “Blue to Green” Denim Drive at the Anderson County Extension Office.
Habitat for Humanity will be recycling all 100 percent cotton denim to be converted into insulation for homes; one home can be insulated with 500 pairs of jeans, according to the homemakers’ press release.
Donations will also be accepted.
Contact the Extension Office for more information at 502-839-7271.

Alzheimer’s disease
to be held Oct. 24
The Franklin County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a presentation “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease” on Oct. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension office. Lunch will be provided.
The two-hour presentation is for those individuals with loved ones who are newly diagnosed, or if they want to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, according to a press release from the Alzheimer’s Association.
The program will take place at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office located at 101 Lakeview Court in Frankfort.
A $5 donation is suggested, event organizers said.
To register for the program, contact Tamera Thomas at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension office at 502-695-9035. Registration is required.