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Fort Knox MWR Etown Heritage Council Larue County Chamber Fort Knox American Lung Assoc. of KY One Knox Habitat For Humanity
American Red Cross Hooray for Heroes
Fort Knox Mint Etown Web Site Big Brothers Big Sisters
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Etown Tourism United Way of Central KY Hardin County Chamber Dare to Care Feeding America

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Golf Fore Kids Sake Golf Scamble

Friday, July 29, 2016

Big Cat 105.5, Service First Warehouse & Distribution, Serve Pro, and Stanley Steemer bring you Golf Fore Kids Sake Golf Scamble benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hardin County.  The event will be on Friday, July 29th at Elizabethtown Country Club at 2606 Hodgenville Rd.  Registration begins at 8am, 9am shotgun start, and lunch at noon.  It’s $90 per person or $360 per foursome and lunch is included in your registration.  Fore more information call 270-317-2456.


Angels in the Outfield Memorial Softball Tourney

Saturday, July 30, 2016

We're excited to announce the 3rd annual Angels in the Outfield Memorial Softball tournament, in memory of Brice and Brianna Taylor with 100% of the proceeds benefitting local scholarships in their name. This year's tournament will be July 30th 2016. Team registration and tshirt sales will be Saturday June 4th. For more information on what's needed to register a team or how to order a tshirt online, visit our Facebook page Facebook.com/strivelikefive or our website strivelikefive.com! We're looking forward to a great day of softball for an amazing cause. 


Benefit Auction for TJ Lucas

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Benefit Auction for TJ Lucas at Bonnieville Elementary School at 7874 North Dixie Hwy in Bonnieville on Saturday, July 30th.  There will be a yard sale starting at 7a, a bone marrow drive starting at 8a to 4p, 3 point shootout & cornhole tournament starting at 10a, grilled hot dogs, pulled pork,  hamburgers, and refreshments will be sold starting at 10a, and a live auction starting at 5p.  For more information contact Crystal Lucas at 270-734-7289.


Gerald Mattingly Memorial Concert Hosparus Green River Benefit

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Gerald Mattingly Memorial Concert Hosparus Green River Benefit will be Saturday, July 30th from 4p-1130pm at the Marion County Fairgrounds at 720 Fairgrounds Rd in Lebanon.  Gates open at 3pm.  For ticket and more information log on to www.hosparus.org/gmconcert or call 270-402-1138 or 270-737-6300.


Host an Ayusa Exchange Student

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Travel the globe without ever leaving home by hosting an Ayusa exchange student! Ayusa believes that one connection has the power to bring diversity and cross-cultural understanding into your community. When you volunteer to host, you gain a new family member and a broader understanding of the world. Ayusa students will be arriving the last week of July. Share your Kentucky with an international teenage student, age 15-18, while they attend the local high school! Make a dream come true! To learn about hosting, call 888-552-9872,or visit us at ayusa.org  

ECTC Offers Parent Orientation Sessions

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Fall Semester classes will start soon at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, but there is still time for new and returning students to enroll.  Parents and guardians of college-age students are invited to a Parent Orientation Session, where they can learn about the enrollment process, financial aid, academic and technical programs, student organizations, career and transfer options and more. There will also be an opportunity for campus tours.

The Parent Orientation Session is Tuesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. in Room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center on ECTC’s main campus. Recent high school graduates considering their college options are also welcome to attend.

ECTC offers two-year transfer degrees, as well as a broad selection of technical programs that lead to rewarding career opportunities. Classes and programs are available through flexible options to serve a variety of student needs. Sessions begin August 15, September 12 and October 10, both in the classroom and online. A Weekend College Program is designed to serve working adults, with online classes supplemented by classroom meetings on two Saturdays a month.

General registration is open to all new and returning students, August 2 – 4 from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. A Parent Orientation Session for students who have enrolled will be held on Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center.

For more information, visit the college website at www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu or call 270-769-2371.


Ft. Knox Family & MWR-Dueling Pianos Comedy Show

Friday, August 5, 2016

Ft. Knox Family & MWR presents "Dueling Pianos Comedy Show" at Saber & Quill Signature Room!  Dueling Pianos International is America's premier source for top-line sing-along entertainment for nearly 20 years.

The event is Friday, August 5th.  Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7, and it's FREE!  Encouraged for those 18+ due to adult language.  Limited seating and first-come first-serve.

Short order menu items available 6-9pm in The Heritage Room. Cash Bars available, too!  For more information call (502) 942-0959!  For more on Dueling Pianos, visit www.duelingpianoshow.com!


Stovall UMC Annual Ice Cream Supper

Friday, August 5, 2016

WHAT:   ANNUAL   ICE   CREAM  SUPPER

WHEN:   FRIDAY,  August  5,  2016   -  -  5:30 – 8:00  PM

WHERE:  AT  STOVALL  UMC ,    949  Rogersville  Rd.  Radcliff,  KY

                         

MENU:     PLATE  DINNERS  =  $ 5.00   (  Bar-B-Que  Sandwich  //  or  2  Hot  dogs ),

 PULLED   PORK   and  CHICKEN  BAR-B-QUE   Sandwich  Dinner  Plate  with  baked  beans,     cole  slaw,   tomatoes,    potato  chips,  &  condiments  .

DRINKS   sold  separately.

Single   SANDWICHES-  Bar-B-Que    sandwich  $ 2.50,   Single  Hot  Dog   $ 1.00

DESSERTS :   Home-made  Ice  Cream,    Pies,  Cakes -  sold  separately.

Entertainment:   Gospel  music 

 

POC -  Dwayne Ellis – 270-737-6301

            Joe  Dyson -    270-  351-3916  


EHHS Class of 81 Reunion

Saturday, August 6, 2016

East Hardin High School Class of ’81 35th reunion will be Saturday, August 6th at Boundary Oaks Distillery at 2000 Boundary Oak Drive in Radcliff.  Dinner starts at 6pm, the reunion is from 7pm-11pm.  For prices and more information email Julie Polston Rock at rebeleer81@gmail.com, deadline to receive payment is 7/30, after that the price goes up.


Kentucky Heartland Branch of the QDMA Banquet

Saturday, August 6, 2016

The Kentucky Heartland Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association is holding their 6th annual banquet August 6th at Arrowhead Archery in Hodgenville with food, door prizes, auctions and raffles of outdoor equipment.  Funds help support QDMA’s camp geared to train young adults with hunting skills and wildlife management.   For more information contact Tony Lawson @ 270-925-1470 or check out the Kentucky Heartland QDMA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kentuckybourbontrailqdma/?fref=ts


FRESH START - Glendale Christian Church

Sunday, August 7, 2016

FRESH START is a program hosted by Glendale Christian Church for Elementary age children on August 7th between 2 to 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. Services provided at the event will be free haircuts, dental care packets, free new underclothes and socks (while supplies last). Also, face painting, snacks and other activities will be provided. The event is open to everyone. A very special thanks to the volunteers that make the program possible.


3rd Annual Auction to Benefit Fort Duffield Park & Historic Site

Saturday, August 13, 2016

3rd Annual Auction to Benefit Fort Duffield Park & Historic Site

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016; Bar-B-Q Dinner 5:00 PM; Auction 6:00 PM til ?


West Point Independent School Gym, 209 N. 13th Street, West Point

 

“Help Preserve West Point, Kentucky's History and Heritage”

 

Make a Donation or Get Information – 502-324-0032


Cecilia Days 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Cecilia Days Festival 2016

 

Friday, August 12

 

  6:00 – 8:00 pm         Fish Plate Dinner and BBQ Sandwiches

  6:00 pm                   Baby Contest

  7:30 pm                   Little Miss/Master, Princess, Jr. Miss and Miss Cecilia contests

 

Saturday, August 13

 

  7:00 – 10:00 am               Breakfast at Cecilia Baptist Church (Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Coffee, and Juice)

                                                            $5.00 – proceeds support Student Ministries

10:00 am                   Parade - begins at Cecilia Ballpark, to Cecil Ave., to Methodist St., to KY 86

                                         (Please note:  For safety, no 4-wheelers allowed in parade)

11:00 am – 3:00 pm            Grilled BBQ Chicken Dinner

11:00 am – 1:00 pm            Car Show registration

11:30 am                   Tractor Display/Tractor Games (by Lewis Equipment Co. on KY Hwy 86)

12:00 – 12:45 pm               Magician Aaron Harp

  1:00 – 1:45 pm         Heartland Dulcimer Club

  1:00 – 2:00 pm         Car Show/Judging

  2:00 – 3:00 pm         Pie Eating Contest

  3:00 – 4:00 pm         Auction of Cakes and Donated Items

  4:00 -  5:30 pm        Kevin Jaggers in concert  

  5:50 – 6:00 pm         Community Service Award

  6:00 – 7:15 pm         “Almost” Talent Show

  7:30 – 8:00 pm         Heartland Fillies

  8:00 – 8:15 pm         Cecilia Day Drawing/Honorary “Mayor” announcement

  8:15 -  8:45 pm        Background music

  8:45 pm                   “Heart of Kentucky” Men’s Chorus

  Dark                                Fireworks

 

 

Contact Information

President /Chairman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Adam Bunnell  . . . . . . . . . 270-748-2009

Parade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Lowe  . . . . . . . . . . .   270-862-9737, cell 270- 268-0226

Entertainment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Emily West . . . . . . . . . . . . 270-862-5543

Tractor Display/Games  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlie Williams  . . . . . . .  270-862-9306

Car Show/Judging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ronnie Johnson. . . . . . . .  270-763-7920

Baby Contest  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clarissa Yates . . . . . . . . . . 270-862-3792

Little Miss/Master, Princess,

Jr Miss and Miss Cecilia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Thomas . . . . . . . . .  270-234-9578

“Almost” Talent Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darrell Bird . . . . . . . . . . . . 859-388-0085

Vendor Booths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Thompson . . .  . 270-766-7732 

 


Hog Daze - 5K Run/Walk and Community Fun Day

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Join Nelson County 4-H, Nelson County FFA and Thomas Nelson FFA for Hog Daze: a 5K Run/Walk and Community Fun Day! In addition to promoting physical activity, Hog Daze will provide families with exciting educational activities centered around agriculture. Hog Daze will take place Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Wickland: Home of Three Governors in Bardstown. The 5K will begin at 9 am, followed by the Community Fun Day. For more information, contact Luke Fries at the Nelson County Cooperative Extension Office by phone, 502-348-9204, or email, luke.fries@uky.edu


ECTC Grand Opening - Veteran Center of Excellence

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is proud to announce the opening of the Veteran Center of Excellence on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. The ceremony will take place in the Regional Postsecondary Education Center (RPC), Room 212 on the main campus located in Elizabethtown, KY. Funding is provided by the Department of Education to expand veteran student success through comprehensive support services designed to meet the academic, social, financial, and physical needs of veteran students.

 

The formal opening ceremonies begin at 12:00 pm with a presentation of the colors provided by Fort Knox Human Resources Command Honor Guard, followed by remarks from the college President, Dr. Thelma White, the Director of the Veteran Center of Excellence, Monica Gallego, and special guest speaker Deputy Commissioner of Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs, Heather French Henry. A reception and center tours will follow.

 

For more information, please contact the Veteran Center of Excellence at 270-706-8736, located at 610 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY.

 

For press inquiries, please contact Mary Jo King at 270-706-8530 or by email at maryjo.king@kctcs.edu.

 

About ECTC and the Veteran Center of Excellence

 

ECTC is an open access, public postsecondary institution serving central Kentucky students from 12 counties, including more than 600 enrolled veteran students. The college offers associate degrees, diploma and certificate programs; provides continuing education, adult education and customized training for business and industry partners; and actively partners with the local community and Fort Knox.

 

The Veteran Center of Excellence is funded by a three-year grant from the Department of Education. Some of the services/programs provided by the center include, but are not limited to: academic and career counseling, peer-to-peer mentorship program, book lending program, information and referral, dedicated veteran space and computer lab, and Student Veteran Organization.  


Down Home Nights in White Mills

Saturday, August 20, 2016

White Mills Civic League brings you “Down Home Nights in White Mills.”  It will be on the 3rd Saturday night of June, July, and August at the White Mills Ballpark Pavilion.  The first on will be on Saturday, June 18th featuring Ryan Brashear in concert from 7-9pm, on Saturday, July 16th Masterson, Family and Friends will perform, and on Saturday, August 20th it will be the Brian Young Band.  The event is FREE, and they will past the hat for donations for the bands.  Light refreshments will be available to raise money for the “Blossom Girls” from White Mills Christian Church.  For more information call 270-369-7808.


HC Vendors Market

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Hardin County Vendors Market at the Colvin Community Center at 230 Freedoms Way in Radcliff on August from 11a-3p. 


Rineyville Community Youth Soccer League Fall Sign-Ups

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Rineyville Community Youth Soccer League Fall Sign-Ups Organization Sponsoring Event: Rineyville Community Youth Soccer Location of Event: Rineyville Community Park Start Date: Saturday, 30 July 2016 End Date: Saturday, 20 August 2016 Time of Event: 10:00am to 2:00pm


Heartland Tennis Shoot-Out

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Heartland Tennis Shoot-Out August 20-21, both male & female divisions, singles only, deadline to enter is August 14th.  For more information call 270-737-4837 or log on to www.etowntennis.usta.com


“Those Charming Squares” Quilt Class

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

“Those Charming Squares” Quilt Class

Tuesday, August 23

Morning class: 9:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.

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Evening Class: 5:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Cost: $10.00

Instructor: Patty Pruitt

 

Come and explore some of the options you having using these 5” charmers. This is a technique class.

Supply list will be given at registration.

Registration deadline is August 16.

 

Call (270-765-4121  or  sign up Online@hardinext.org

 

Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown. 


MAKING HEALTHY BEVERAGE CHOICES

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

MAKING HEALTHY BEVERAGE CHOICES

Thursday, August 23

10:30 a.m. E.T.

Presented by: Cabrina Buckman, FCS Agent Washington County

Many do not realize that making healthy food choices also includes paying attention to what we drink.  Many of our drinks are very high in calories and very low in nutrients. This program provides examples of daily calorie intake in the form of liquids, and gives suggestions for improving nutritional content and ways to reduce calorie content of  favorite beverages.               

CLASS IS OPEN TO EVERYONE!!

Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office,201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701  (270-765-4121


 
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