Lions Club Yard Sale
The Clay City Lions Club will be hosting a yard sale on Sat., April 8 in the Grayson’s parking lot from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. They will be accepting donations through April 6. If you have items to donate, please contact John Graston at 606-344-2872. The Clay City Lions Club is a non-profit organization and 100% of donations go back into the community.
Epperson 1st Church of God Easter Egg Hunt
Epperson 1st Church of God will be having an Easter egg hunt during the childrens church time, Sun., April 9. Palm Sunday church service begins at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Community Health Fair will be held on Thursday, April 13th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Powell County High School Cafeteria. If you would like to reserve a booth please call (606) 663-3515.
The 17th Annual Curtis/Hall, Woosley/McIntosh, Powell/Puckett Reunion
The 17th Annual Curtis/Hall, Woosley/McIntosh, Powell/Puckett and friends for the descendants of Andrew J. and Gippie Hall Curtis, George W. and Cinthia C. Woosley McIntosh and James and Ida Powell Puckett Reunion will be held Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the AmVets building, Clay City, Ky. For information contact Raymond A. Puckett, (702)474-0428, EMAIL: email@example.com or Henry Andrews, (606)663-2062 or Alma Lee, (606)663-2708. Y’all come, doors open at 9 a.m. and lunch will be at 1 p.m.
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Powell County Public Library
The Powell County Public Library regularly scheduled events are: Books Babies & Toddler Tales is held every Monday from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Story Times (ages 2-5) is held every Wednesday from 11a.m.-12 p.m.; Page Turner’s Adult Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. All adults are welcome to join! Teen Tuesday are held every Tuesday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Remember, all events are free. You can follow us on Facebook (Powell County Public Library, Twitter (@pocolibrary), and Instagram (binxthelibrarycat), or visit us at pcplky.org.
Powell County Small Animal Swap Meet
The Powell County Small Animal Swap Meet will be held the second Saturday of every month (April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9) from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Powell County Fairgrounds, 600 North Bend Road (off HWY 213), Stanton. Free set up and admission. No yard sale items permitted. For more information contact Roy at 606-947-3698.
A faith based support group for those suffering from the loss of a loved one. If you are feeling sad or depressed, having a hard time coping with your loss, or simply need to talk. The Supporting Angels Support Group will be meeting every Monday night, at 5:30 p.m. at Harbor of Light (Old Hood’s Skating Rink). The group will be led by Bro. Jimmy Cole.
We are needing donations for the upkeep of the Ware Cemetery. Contact Ed Marcum or send donations to 1983 Little Hardwick’s Creek Road, Clay City, Ky 40312.
On Sundays at 7:00 p.m., there will be AA meetings at Calvary Baptist Church, 206 Stokley Loop, Clay City. Everyone is welcome.
2017 Environmental Grant Applications
The Powell County Soil Conservation District will be taking applications for the 2017 Environmental Grant Program. Applications can be picked up at their office located at 201 Main St., Stanton. Deadline is May 31.
Boonesboro Lioness Club Auction
It is time once again for the Boonesboro Lioness Club Auction! The 28th annual auction will be held Friday April 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the First Church of God gymnasium. The address is 2500 Colby Rd, Winchester KY.
The Boonesboro Lioness Club members and Hospice East employees have permission to solicit donations for the auction. We appreciate your support and all donations are tax deductible. We provide hospice care to patients in Clark and Powell Counties, and through our Palliative Care Partners program, we serve patients in Montgomery, Clark and Powell Counties. Proceeds from the auction will be used to support the special needs of our patients and their families.
Please contact us at Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Drive Winchester, KY 40391 or call (859) 744-9866 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. if you have any questions.
Legal and Financial Planning
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Guest speaker will be attorney Curtis Smallwood. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. The program will be held on Friday, April 21st, from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Laurel County Public Library, 120 College Park Drive, London, KY 40741. Registration is required. Please call 1-800-272-3900.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. The program will take place on Monday, May 15th from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Madison County Public Library located at 319 Chestnut Street, Berea. Registration is required; call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900. Please no professionals.
Cooperative Extension Service
Prepare to Care
Prepare to Care, a planning guide for families, will be presented at the Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way, on April 10, 2017 from 2-4:00 p.m. This workshop will focus on accessing needs, making a caregiving plan and initiating action for either personal or family member needs. UK Fayette Co. Extension Agents will lead this free of charge workshop. The audience is limited to 30 and to register, contact 859-257-5582.
Cooperative Extension Service
Healthy Living with Diabetes
Healthy living with Diabetes education classes will meet on Thursday, April 13-May 4, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Fayette Co. Extension Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way, Lex., KY. This four week series will offer the latest information on managing diabetes, healthy eating, lifestyle, medications and risk reducation. This free program is presented by the Lex. Fayette Co. Health Dept. and Fayette County Extension. Call 859-288-2446 to sign up.