Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

Berea Mayor Proclaims Feb. 16-23 National Future Farmers of America Week

On Tuesday, Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley welcomed local members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) to Berea City Hall for the signing of a proclamation designating Feb. 16-23 as National FFA WEEK. The proclamation reads:

“Whereas, FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of the food, fiber and natural resources systems; and Continue reading Berea Mayor Proclaims Feb. 16-23 National Future Farmers of America Week

ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR MAR. 2019

Family Caregiver Workshop

This program is specialized for family caregivers and will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate, and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues. Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present topics that are valuable to family caregivers of persons with dementia. This training is designed specifically for family caregivers and is
therefore not open to those who are professional caregivers.

Jointly sponsored by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Workshop registration fee: $10 (includes lunch). Registration is required; deadline February 22, 2019. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Location: Alzheimer’s Association 2808 Palumbo Drive Lexington, KY.

ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR MAR. 2019

Family Caregiver Workshop

This program is specialized for family caregivers and will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate, and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues. Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present topics that are valuable to family caregivers of persons with dementia. This training is designed specifically for family caregivers and is
therefore not open to those who are professional caregivers. Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR MAR. 2019

KSP to Host Free Car Seat Safety Check in Frankfort

Kentucky State Police will host a free car seat safety check event on February 28, 2019 at the KSP headquarters location (919 Versailles Road, Frankfort) from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Troopers who will be performing the car seat safety checks have completed a training course and are certified by Safe Kids Worldwide, a non-profit that offers programs meant to help communities keep children safe from injuries. Continue reading KSP to Host Free Car Seat Safety Check in Frankfort

Saint Joseph Berea Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Gala for Healing and Hope

The Saint Joseph Berea Foundation will host its 6th Annual Gala for Healing and Hope on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at The Churchill Company. The event will include live music, food, dancing and a silent auction. A Physician Service Award will also be presented during the gala.

Continue reading Saint Joseph Berea Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Gala for Healing and Hope

Cub Scouts Pack 516 Holds Annual Pinewood Derby

Boy Scouts of America – Pack 516, based out of St Clare Catholic Church in Berea, held their annual Pinewood Derby event on Saturday, February, 16th, 2019 at the First Christian Church.

The Pinewood Derby is a racing event in which scouts build un-powered cars from blocks of wood, plastic wheels, and metal axles. The cars run on a standardized track and are powered only by Continue reading Cub Scouts Pack 516 Holds Annual Pinewood Derby

Saint Joseph Berea Hosts Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Luncheon

As part of the national effort to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease in women, Saint Joseph Berea is partnering with the American Heart Association to host a Go Red for Women Lunch & Learn event.

The event will take place from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, at Churchill Weavers, located at 100 Churchill Drive. Free screenings will be offered from 10:30-11:45 a.m. for blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, oxygen saturation and peripheral vascular disease. Lunch and a presentation will be held from noon-1 p.m. Continue reading Saint Joseph Berea Hosts Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Luncheon

Make Connections in February and March Plus Some Great Date Night Ideas

Meeting Location: Central Bank, 350 West Main Street, Richmond, KY, downstairs meeting room
Meeting Times: The first Monday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/sdCBeqrRdHx

Connections Coming up
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., Loma’s at the Opera House, 103 S. Main Street, Winchester, KY. Your fee for this Continue reading Make Connections in February and March Plus Some Great Date Night Ideas

Public Health Hosts Tickborne Disease Prevention Poster Contest

The Department for Public Health (DPH) is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tickborne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department.

“I am excited to announce this poster contest spotlighting tickborne disease because this is a serious health problem facing Kentucky families,” said Jeff Howard, M.D., commissioner of DPH. “I encourage all students to participate in this poster contest on tick bite prevention and I am looking forward to seeing how our students address this important topic creatively with their posters. I also would like to thank the Northern Kentucky Health Department for sponsoring this poster contest.”

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Quilt Show at Berea College

QUILTS BY LAURA CHENEY

Laura Petrovich-Cheney is a sculptor whose work mirrors the human experience, so full of transformation, second chances, reinvention, and resilience. Her work finds meaning within experienced natural disasters and the debris that litters the affected communities. The once organized neighborhoods became Continue reading Quilt Show at Berea College