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Here are just a few of Big Cat Country Friends...
Benefit Auction for Jaxton Flowers, a little guy with a heart problem. The benefit will help his family pay for his medical expenses. The auction/meal is Saturday, April 16th 4:00 p.m. Auction, meal and more. Ovesen Heights Baptist Church, 1604 Bardstown Rd. in Hodgenville. All proceeds raised will be matched by the Local Modern Woodmen of America. Call Cassie for details: 270-735-3826.
The 15th Annual Regional Job and Career Fair Expo is April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Volunteers will also be at the fair to assist job seekers with resumes and offer tips. Sponsored by the Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and KYJOBS.
ECTC Announces 1st Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk on April 18 beginning at 9 a.m. on ECTC’s main campus at 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown. To register, visit: runsignup.com/Race/KY/Elizabethtown/ECTCEarthDay5K. For more information, contact Samantha MacKenzie at ECTC at 270-706-8527 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Big Cat for the 2nd Annual Give a Day for Hunger Event on Saturday, April 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Roll up your sleeves and pack bags of food that will benefit every child in Hardin County's Backpack program. There will be fun family activities and free t-shirts for volunteers. At the FAKH Volunteer Center, 300 Peterson Drive, E'town. To make a donation or volunteer for the event, contact Natalie: email@example.com or call 270-737-6608. Or register here. Register by April 7th to ensure you receive a free shirt.
Longview Homemakers are hosting a book bingo party on Saturday, Apr. 18, from 2-4 PM. Cost is $5 for 10 games. Address is Longview United Methodist Church, 4320 S. Wilson Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. There will be light refreshments, door prizes, and fun for all.
The Friends of the Hardin County Public Library (FOL) will hold its Spring Book Sale Thursday (23 April) until noon on Saturday (26 April) at the Main Branch Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown. Please donate your new or gently used book, DVDs, music CDs, and audio books. (Please no magazines, encyclopaedias, textbooks, VHS tapes or Readers' Digest condensed books.) Drop off your items at either of the branches mentioned above. Questions? Call Nancy, (270) 737-5215 or Jim, (270) 766-1073.
Free Fun Event called Dancing through the Decades is April 25th from 7 – 10 p.m. with entertainment from the show band Gold Fusion at the Saber & Quill in Fort Knox. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the 113th Army Band . For more info. call 502-942-0959
Vine Grove United Methodist Church will host the Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet on Sunday, April 26th at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning worship. This quartet is the #1 Bluegrass/Gospel Group in America, 2015's Gospel Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year and Gospel Band of the Year. Everyone is invited to join us. The church is located at 306 High Street in Vine Grove. For more info, contact the church office at 270-877-5231.
Help replenish the blood supply in your hometown. To find Red Cross blood donation opportunities in the Hardin County area go to: redcrossblood.org
The Meade County Messenger is hosting, for the first time, a "Meade County Amazing Race" to raise funds for the Meade County Relay for Life. The Amazing Race is May 9th, 8 a.m. at the Meade County Banquet Center in Brandenburg. Register due by April 24th. To find out more, call 270-422-2160.
The Relay for Life of Meade County is May 16th at the Meade County Fairgrounds in Brandenburg, Ky. Come out to enjoy the day of fun and we honor our loved ones. As a business, you have the opportunity to sponsor the event and take advantage of the advertising options with three levels of sponsorships. To find out more, contact Crystal Bunch Adcock: 270-422-2155.
Glendale Springfest and Kentucky Harvest Food Drive is Saturday May 16th Historic Glendale ,Ky. I-65 Exit 86 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Arts and Craft Booths, Food Booths, Open Car Cruise, Kids Area, Live Music , and Free Carriage Rides. Elvis/Don Goodfleisch at 11 a.m. Tayler Lynch and his Band (country) at noon. Crushed Velvet at 3 p.m. This year collecting canned food items for Kentucky Harvest to be used in the Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen in Elizabethtown. More info on Festival at historicglendale.com or Glendale Springfest Facebook page.
The Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardeners annual plant fair is Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Dr. in E’town.