Community datebook

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By The Staff

Support groups

June 19 -- Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Ln., #118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

June 23 -- An ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. at Cardinal Hill Rehab Center on Bluegrass Parkway (Bluegrass Industrial Park, I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane) in Louisville. For more information, call 800-406-7702.

Public can attend

June 19 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.

June 25 -- Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m.

Community meetings

June 19 -- Shelbyville Kiwanis Club meets at noon at the Stratton Center.

June 19 -- Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Simpsonville Community Center.

June 19 -- Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m.

June 20 -- Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m.

June 23 - The board of directors of the Shelby Development Corporation meets at noon.

June 23 -- The Solomon's Lodge #5 meets 7:30 p.m. Visit www.solomons-fam.com.

June 24 -- Shelbyville Lion's Club meets 6 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Building on Washington Street.

June 24 -- Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon at Centenary United Methodist Church.

Farm Services event

The Farm Credit Services 2008 Customer Appreciation Event is 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. It is open to all Farm Credit Customers. Call 633-1420 to RSVP.

Prayer Connection

The non-denominational Prayer Connection meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, at the Stratton Center.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BB/BS) of Shelby County Second Annual Golf Scramble Friday, June 20, at Weissinger Hills Golf Course. Lunch begins at noon, and a shotgun start is 1:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction. BB/BS is seeking teams to participate, hole sponsors and donated items for the silent auction. Hole sponsorship is $50 and four-person team is $200. For more information, to register or to donate an item for the silent auction, contact Chris Waford at 647-7435.

Gardening meeting

All gardeners may help out the Shelby County Master Gardeners at the Arboretum at Clear Creek Park. Weather permitting, work will begin 9 a.m. Thursday mornings. For information or questions, please contact Vicki at 633-3248.

Maintenance day

Volunteers are needed for the Taylorsville State Park Trails Maintenance Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 21. Bring tools for raking, building, picking up trash and cutting limbs. Public service hours are available for groups or individuals. Lunch provided. Call Larry Smith, 321-0532, or Jerry Handcock, 819-0159.

Fish fry dates

The Lake Shelby Fish Fry is 5:30-8 p.m. the third Friday of each month through September. The specific dates are June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19.

FireFresh event

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is having a fundraiser from noon-3 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at FireFresh BBQ. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a national, not-for-profit, voluntary health agency whose mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma and improve the quality of life for patients and their family.

Kids Korner

Volunteers are needed for Centenary United Methodist Church Kids Korner, 10 a.m. until noon, June 21. The program is for K-fifth graders who are on the free/reduced meals program. The children are given an opportunity to share in games, crafts, stories and fellowship before enjoying a hot meal and a take-home-snack. There is a 9:30 a.m./12:15 p.m. pick-up/return in front of the red barn in Marshall's Mobile Home Park and a 9:45 a.m./12:30 p.m. pick-up/return in front of St. John's United Methodist Church. Any questions, call the Centenary UMC office at 633-4510.

Farmer's market

Shelby County Farmer's Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Shelby County Fairgrounds. Membership is open to producers from Shelby County and adjacent counties to sell produce and products made in these counties. Deadline for membership is June 15. For information, call Suzi Rice, 633-7868.

Caryatid Bookclub

The Caryatid Bookclub meets 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the home of Sheri Murphy-Smith. Betty Weakley will have the program.

Republican meeting

The Shelby Co. Republican Party will meet 7 p.m. every 4th Thursday each month at Crescent Place Assisted Living, 148 Allen Dr., Shelbyville. The next meeting will be Thursday, June 26. Open to all registered Republicans. For more info, please contact Chairman Steve Miller at 829-5421.

Multi-Purpose service

The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency provides home-delivered meals to senior citizens free of charge. An intake form may be completed over the phone. For information, contact Wanda at 633-2218.

Tumble Time

The Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park is offering Tumble Time for children. Cathy Wilhoit, certified fitness instructor, will lead the classes. There are classes for 2-3 year olds, 4-5 year olds, and 6-8 year olds. Call the FAC office for more information, 633-5059.

Family Activity Center

Open play Pickle Ball is 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Shelby County Family Activity Center (FAC). The cost is the daily admission. Line dancing is Friday nights. There is an additional charge. Call the FAC, 633-5059, for information.

Cycling group

Shelby County Cyclists is in its first year of activity and offers rides for all levels of cyclists and will offer instructional rides in the future. For more information, stop by or call Tom at Main Street Bikes at 502-220-4136, or email mainstreet@treespotting.com. There is a beginner ride 6 p.m. Monday evenings.

NAACP tour

The Shelbyville/Shelby County branch of the NAACP is sponsoring a New York City Visual and Fellowship Tour, June 23-27. There is a bi-monthly payment plan. Deadline to register has been extended. For a price list and itinerary, call Albert or Debra Jordan, 633-1789.

ALC Pregnancy Resource Center

The center offers free pregnancy testing, confidential peer counseling and information on all choices in an unplanned pregnancy, baby and maternity clothing and equipment, parenting and cooking classes and referrals to local resources. All our services are free and open to anyone. Center hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 647-0300.

Volunteer opportunity

To volunteer at animal adoption centers, the Humane Society or the Shelby County Animal Shelter, call 633-4033. New Humane Society hours of operation are Monday, 1-5 p.m.; Tuesday, clinic day (low-cost spay/neuter) by appointment; Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 1-5 p.m.; Friday, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment. The Humane Society is at 40 N. Seventh Street, 633-4033.

Spay/neuter assistance

LifeBridge for Animals will provide spay and neuters for all pets adopted from the Shelby County Animal Shelter when the voucher received at the adoption is redeemed through a participating LifeBridge veterinarian. Call 633-4959 for information.


LeCompte/Kays Reunion - The descendants of Lemuel and Mollie LeCompte and Squire Allie and Nannie Lou Kays will meet 11 a.m. Sunday, June 29, at the Bagdad Ruritan Building. Potluck is 1 p.m. Cameras and old pictures are requested. For information, contact Fred LeCompte, 633-5911 or 321-3703.

Lincoln Institute - All alumni, former students and staff are invited to the Lincoln Institute of Kentucky reunion July 11-13, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville. For information, contact Nora Craig, 502-339-1647, or Pat Beckham, 502-239-0152, or email Nicraig8@aol.com.

Living Waters - All Living Waters Christian School classes, from 1990-1999 will have a school reunion 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5, at the Family Activity Center of Clear Creek Park. The tour of Living Waters and Cornerstone is 3-5 p.m. Dinner is 5:30 p.m. at Kobe. Childcare provided. For information, call Janet Smith, 502-767-7931.

Class of 2003 - The Shelby County High School class of 2003 five-year reunion is being planned. For information, call 502-235-3223 or 321-2489.

The Jeffersontown High School, Class of 1978, 30-Year reunion is in October. Visit JHS78@wildblue.net to register.

Class of 1958 - The Shelbyville High School Class of 1958 50th reunion is the Aug. 23-24. For more information, call Judy, 633-6258, or email at jscearce@bellsouth.net.

Class of 1968 - The Shelby County High School class of 1968 will have a 40-year reunion 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. For information, contact Pat, 502-682-7658.

Class of 1978 - The Shelby County High School class of 1978 will have a 30-year reunion Saturday, July 19, at Gallrein Farms. For more information, call Tom, 633-7023.

Class of 1988 - The Shelby County High School class of 1988 reunion planning continues. Members are being sought. For more information e-mail Jeannie Gaines at jstivers225@gmail.com, call Tonya Webb 502-529-9011, or logon to http://www.classmates.com.

Class of 1993 - For information or details about the Shelby County High School class of 1993 reunion, call Maggie (Schmidt) Endris, 502-216-8822 or email maggieeschmidt@hotmail.com.

Class of 1998 - The Shelby County High School Class of 1998 reunion will be Aug. 23, at Gallrein Farms. The next planning meeting is 5:30 p.m. May 19 at Bistro of Shelbyville. Please contact Carmesha (carmeshathomas@yahoo.com or at 599-6128) if you have questions or comments.