Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

SUMMER CAMP

The Berea Fire & Police Departments will be hosting its first ever summer camp starting July 24 thru July 28th. The event will start each day at 8:00 AM with free breakfast and lunch everyday.
We will be taking field trips, and fun activities for kids to do. We are seeking participants from the Berea Area age 10-13.

If you have any questions and would like to pick up an application packet please contact Will Rodgers at the Fire Department and Brent Bradley at the Police Department.

First Lady Glenna Bevin challenges women to take action at Spring Luncheon

Glenna Bevin

First Lady Glenna Bevin today attended the Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon held at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville. Mrs. Bevin spoke in front of an audience of 300 women, where she shared how her personal experiences have influenced her passion for children and those in the Kentucky foster care system. After being involved in the Southern Baptist Seminary for many years, the Bevins established the Bevin Center for Mission Mobilization in memory of their oldest daughter, Brittiney, who had an incredible passion for children and mission Continue reading First Lady Glenna Bevin challenges women to take action at Spring Luncheon

Celebrate Earth Day – Test Your Home for Radon

As part of Earth Day 2017, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is helping to spread the word about the important role the environment plays in your health. DPH encourages Kentuckians to learn more about the potential health effects of radon exposure and how to check your home for this potentially dangerous gas. Continue reading Celebrate Earth Day – Test Your Home for Radon

BEREA IN TOP TEN U.S. TOWN FOR CRAFT LOVERS

For the past month, craft lovers have been logging on to the American Craft Week website to choose their favorite place to enjoy a vibrant craft scene. With more than 17,000 votes tallied, the contest closed Sunday, April 16 at midnight. The top vote getter in the nationwide poll turned out to be Seagrove, N.C. The small town (population 228) is considered the “Handmade Pottery Capital of the United States.” Seagrove garnered just over 33% of all the votes Continue reading BEREA IN TOP TEN U.S. TOWN FOR CRAFT LOVERS

UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISPOSAL

KSP

The Kentucky State Police is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017. Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

“Prescription medications play an important role in the health of millions of Americans,” says KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders. “However, leftover or expired drugs can be harmful in a variety of Continue reading UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISPOSAL

Congressman Lewis and Bishop Wallace-Padgett to Speak at Commencement and Baccalaureate at Berea College

Congressman John Lewis and Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett

Congressman John Lewis and Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett will address the graduating class along with their faculty and invited guests at Berea College’s 2017 Commencement and Baccalaureate Continue reading Congressman Lewis and Bishop Wallace-Padgett to Speak at Commencement and Baccalaureate at Berea College