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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
Usa Cares Hospice epodunk
Etown Tourism United Way of Central KY Hardin County Chamber Dare to Care Feeding America

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Red Cross Oct. Blood Drive (16-31)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014



10/21/2014: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Bullitt County Area Technology Center, 395 High School Drive.

10/21/2014: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 395 Paroquet Springs Drive



10/16/2014: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Highway

10/20/2014: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Highway

10/23/2014: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Highway

10/27/2014: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Highway

10/30/2014: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Highway



10/21/2014: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Ladies Auxiliary VFW, 770 By-Pass Road



10/26/2014: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wal-Mart, 3795 E. John Rowan Blvd.

10/27/2014: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., ORBIS Corporation, 705 Wilson Parkway

How to donate blood:

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.


Hardin Co. Library Book Sale (10/22-25)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Friends of the Hardin County Public Library’s Fall Book Sale is October 22-25 at the Library Main Branch, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Please donate your new or gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, and audio books, encyclopedias, textbooks, VHS tapes or Readers’ Digest Condensed Books (no magazines, please) and drop them off at the Library’s Main Branch, or the North Branch is at 800 South Logsdon Pkwy, Radcliff.  Contact Nancy Shores at for details.(270) 737-5215 or Jim Weise at (270) 766-1073


Color Run/Springhaven

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Color Run™ 5k event is October 25. Freeman Lake Park, E'town. SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program will be receiving the proceeds from this event. Participants in the race are doused with different colored powders at each kilometer and are encouraged to wear white. A “Color Festival” is held at the end of the race where runners gather and toss the colored powder to celebrate their finish. Come out to cheer on the runners and support Springhaven.

Dart for Head Start 5K

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Head Start is celebrating their 50 anniversary with the 5K Family Fun Run, 10/25 (Saturday) Starting at 9:00 a.m.  Dart for Head Start (Discovery, Assessment, Referral and Tracking) helps fund early childhood development programs in our community. To register for the run go to:

Halloween Open House of the WWII Barracks

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Halloween Open House of the WWII Barracks at Fort Knox's Patton Museum is opening up for the public to explore the museum and hear ghost stories about the haunted upstairs. This opportunity is FREE! For details contact Josh:

Trunk or Treat Buffalo Baptist Church

Friday, October 31, 2014

Buffalo Baptist Church will host its annual Trunk or Treat. Friday evening, October 31st from 4:30 p.m. 7:00 pm. Cars will be parked with their trunks open and decorated for Halloween, and members will be handing out candy and other treats to trick-or-treaters throughout the evening. Refreshments will be served including hotdogs, soups, chilli, hot chocolate and coffee. Games will be available for children.

Trunk or Treat Hardin Co. EMS

Friday, October 31, 2014

The first annual Trunk or Treat is October 31st, starting at 5 p.m. at Hardin County EMS station one 170 North Provident Way Elizabethtown. Come tour the EMS station, meet crews, and of course get some candy. Many local public safety departments will be on hand.

Hardin Memorial Health’s Annual “Run for Fun”

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hardin Memorial Hospital Health’s 10th Annual “Run for Fun” 5K with a CrossFit option will be Saturday, November 1st at Freeman Lake Park.  This community family friendly event features kids’ races and a 5K run/walk. With last year’s participation benefitting over 630 children in our local area.  Hardin Memorial Health plans to fund Project Fit America Programs for local schools from proceeds of the 5K Run/ Walk.  For more information and to register for the 10th annual Run For Fun 5K log on to:


Remembrance Walk, Run or Roll/Boot Drive

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Fort Campbell is hosting a Hero and Remembrance Walk, Run or Roll, Nov. 1st.  This event calls for military boots to be on display, one boot for each service member who has died while on active duty since 9/11. Boots can be military grade or boots worn by soldiers in combat and can be in any condition provided that they are laced up and able to stand up on their own. Event organizers ask that each boot also include and empty upside down water bottle in each boot for stability. Drop off boots at the Hughes & Coleman office in Elizabethtown, 2110 N. Dixie Hwy, Suite 102.  For more information about the boot donation or to volunteer, call (270) 412-7251.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The 3rd annual Veterans Day Ceremony is Tuesday, November 11th starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial inside the E’town Nature Park.  The 2014 ceremony is a coordinated effort between the City of Elizabethtown and American Legion Hardin Post 113. Highlights include the Posting of the Colors and keynote speaker Brigadier General Selectee Barbara L. Owens, Deputy Commanding General, U. S. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, KY. Lunch follows the ceremony at Post 113, 1251 Ring Rd.

Rineyville Elementary Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The Rineyville Elementary School is hosting their 2nd annual Holiday Bazaar on November 15th from 10am - 4pm.  Vendors/Crafters registration forms,are available at the school; 275 Rineyville School Rd., or by email at

JHHS Band Dinner for the Arts

Saturday, November 22, 2014

JHHS BAND DINNER FOR THE ARTS is November 22, 6 pm-9 pm 6746 South Wilson Rd. Elizabethtown.  Catered Meal, Seasonal Favorites Performed by JHHS Band Students, and More.  BENEFITING John Hardin Marching Band. $45.00 Per Person Must be pre-purchased. If unable to attend the event, ticket cost will be donated to the JHHS Band. RSVP/PRE-PURCHASE no later than November 7. Make Checks Payable to JHHS Band. Email: