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Shelbyville City Council meetings at 6:30 p.m. Friday at City Hall.
Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting is 3:30 p.m. Wednesday
The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
CASA appreciation party
The appreciation party for VISTA worker Tyler Reid is 6:30-8 p.m. today at 4140 Todds Point Road in Simpsonville. Respond to 321-6856.
Crestview Pancake Club meets 8:30-9:30 a.m. today, and the 3rd Wednesday of each month, for anyone over 55, at Crestview Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1871 Midland Trail. For information, call 633-2454.
Lion's Club meeting
Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Simpsonville Community Center.
Parents support meeting
Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane., No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.
The Thursday Morning Ladies Fall Bowling League begins 9:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, contact Carolyn Bland, 747-8438 or Bluegrass Bowling Center, 633-1731.
The Shelbyville Board of Realtor August luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Sponsored by Commonwealth Bank, the agenda will include voting on officers for the 2010 year. Mark Dennen, the Kentucky Heritage Executive Director and State Historic Preservation Officer, is guest speaker.
Melinda Hardin will offer a boot camp workout 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Shelby-Fit for Life. She will lead the hour-long workout and provide a handout of directions for continuing workouts. Cost is $15 for the workshop, with a $5 discount offered to Fit for Life members. Registration is required. Call 647-7867 or email email@example.com for more information or to register.
Cropper Ruritan meeting
The Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Balance workshop offered
Shelby-FIT for LIFE will offer Balance Improvement and Fall Prevention workshop 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Space is limited. Call to reserve your space. Cost is $10 for the community or free for members of Shelby Fit for Life. Call 647-7867 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register. Cathy Wilhoit, BA, will offer a workshop on Body Sculpting and Core Strength 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shelby-Fit for Life.
Eastern Star meeting
Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Lake Shelby Fish Fry is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Lake Shelby Shelter. The cost is $8.50 for fish, hush puppies, potato wedges, cole slaw, ice cream and drink. Individual items may be purchased.
The Wooten Family Reunion is Friday-Sunday. For information, call Sonja Reed, 226-6110.
Shelbyville High School 1970s reunion
The Shelbyville High School Class of 1974 is having a 35-year reunion for all SHS '70s classmates is 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lake Shelby Shelter on Burks Branch Road. Bring picnic food for your family, drinks, chairs and games. For additional information, contact Tina Husband Meadows (email@example.com), Martha Chatham Pryor (firstname.lastname@example.org), Connie Rogers Cocanougher (email@example.com), Leesa Carpenter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or see Facebook.com.
The Marshall family reunion is 4 p.m. Saturday at the home of Teresa Clark, 3513 Susannah Drive.
Class of 1999
The 10th reunion of the Shelby County High School Class of 1999 is 1-10 p.m. Saturday at Captain's Quarters in Harrods Creek and noon-2 p.m. Aug. 23 at Clear Creek Park. Cost is $25 per person. For information, contact 889-5979 or 773-8743.
Kentucky State Fair
The Kentucky State Fair is Sunday through Aug. 30 in Louisville. Tickets are $6 for adults before Aug. 20 and $8 after Aug. 20. Gates open 7 a.m. daily; exhibit building open 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Thrillway specials are available for rides. For more information, see www.kystatefair.org.
PM Yoga offers a free New to Yoga Workshop monthly. An open-forum setting 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday guides each individual toward the classes that best suit him/her. Call or email the studio to register, 437-0520 or email@example.com.
Support group meeting
An ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. Monday 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.
Shelbyville Healthcare Professionals Luncheon is 1 p.m. Aug. 27 at North Central District Home Health office, 1020 Henry Clay St. Respond by Monday to Lori, 845-2761 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lodge meeting scheduled
The Solomon's Lodge #5 meets 7:30 p.m. Monday. Visit www.solomons-fam.com.
Shelby Development meeting
The board of directors of the Shelby Development Corporation meets at noon Monday.
Optimist Club forming
An informational meeting is 7 p.m. Monday and Aug. 31 at the Simpsonville Bingo Hall. The Shelby County Optimist Club is working on bringing an organization to Simpsonville to provide the community with another focus on their youth. For more information, contact Jean Glore, 502-738-5506 email@example.com.
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
John Halligan's presentation for parents, "Bullying, Cyberbullying and Teen Depression," is 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Henry County High School. Parents from all neighboring counties may attend. Please see the attached flyer for more information. John Halligan's son, Ryan, died by suicide on Oct. 7, 2003 after being bullied by classmates at school and online. He was 13 years old.
Book club meeting
The Caryatid Book Club will meet 12:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Park Place Museum and Tea Room in New Castle. Members will meet 11:45 a.m. at the High Point Shopping Center near Kentucky Fried Chicken. Regrets only to Jean Logan, hostess.
Republican Party to meet
The Shelby County Republican Party and all registered Republicans meet on the 4th Thursday of each month. The next meeting is 7 p.m. Aug. 27, in the County Courthouse, Circuit Courtroom, 501 Main St. in Shelbyville. Chairman Steve Robertson will be the guest speaker. For more information, please call chairman Jennifer Decker, 633-4925.
Fish fry in Simpsonville
The Wingate Lodge of Simpsonville's fish fry is 5-8 p.m. Aug. 28 at the lodge in Simpsonville.
Blood donor events
The American Red Cross will collect blood 1:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and 2:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Simpsonville Christian Church. Football fans of the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville are encouraged to honor their favorite team by donating blood at any American Red Cross blood drive in the local blood services through Sept. 17. Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or visit givebloodgivelife.org to make an appointment or for more information.
Casey/Carpenter reunion planned
The Casey/Carpenter reunion and celebration of Elmo Casey's 102nd birthday is Aug. 29 in the fellowship hall at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. The church is located in Mt. Eden on Highway 53 in Shelby County. Tours to family gravesites will begin at 10 a.m. for those interested. A potluck meal will begin at noon. There will be a display of family pictures, quilts, glassware and other items of interest. You are invited to bring items to share in this display. Please respond by Thursday to Barry Casey, 859-366-4314, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Russell Casey, email@example.com.
The dedication ceremony for the completion of Habitat for Humanity's newest house located at 406 Jail Hill Road in Shelbyville is 10 a.m. Aug. 29.
Stepping Stone event
A clean up day for the old Shelby County Community Center Gym and outside basketball courts is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29 at the center on Martin Luther King Jr. Street in Shelbyville. The event is sponsored by newly formed Stepping Stone Youth Enrichment. For information, contact Norris Beckley, 647-3553.
Sutherland-Richmond reunion will start at noon Aug. 30 with a pitch-in dinner
at the main shelter at the General Butler State Park. For more information call
502-255-3569 or 502-532-7531.
Home Builders meeting
Home Builders Association of Louisville, Shelby County Council, meeting is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 1 at Claudia Sanders. WHAS sportscaster Paul Rogers is the speaker. Respond to Nicole Bouchard, 502-429-6000.
Boy Scouts event
The Boy Scouts of America Lincoln Heritage Council's 100th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12 at Old Cardinal Stadium in Louisville. Pre-registration is available through Sept. 4 for $5. Registration
forms are available online at www.lhcbsa.org.
WorldFest in Louisville
A World of Performances is the highlight of WorldFest 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 4-5 at the Belvedere at 5th and Main streets in Louisville, Music will include non-stop Latin and Celtic rock, reggae music and dance from local and national acts, as well as Salsa, Merengue, Irish, Caribbean, African, Flamenco, Indian and Chinese dance.
Shelbyville Class of 1959
The Shelbyville High School Class of 1959 will have its 50-year reunion 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. For information, contact Betty Hudson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lifebridge for Animals non-profit Family Palooza includes Rover Run motorcycle events and the Bluegrass Mutt Show Sept. 5 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The Mutt Show judging begins 1 p.m. Events also include a corn hole tournament, education exhibits, entertainment, children's activities and food and drinks. See www.peteducation.ky.org for information or call 633-4959.
The Cox, Cook, Shank, Schrogham and Lambert reunion is 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Waldridge Center. Cost is $10 per couple. Swimming is $3.50 each. Bring food for a potluck meal. Respond to Debra Cox, 633-0374, by Aug. 31.
Labor Day celebration planned
The Labor Day Grand Celebration in Shelbyville has been revived for Sept. 7. The Labor Day Parade, sponsored by the Local NAACP, will begin at 11 a.m. and then the Bash begins at Daniel Field off Washington Street immediately following the parade.
Shelby County EMS and KCTCS will be starting a paramedic course on Sept.7 in Shelbyville. The course is limited to 25 students. A current Kentucky EMT basic certification is a pre-requisite. Contact Rick Frank, (502) 220-6687 for information.
Shelby County Beekeepers Association, a newly formed association, will have a booth for information at the Cooperative Extension Service Environmental Field Day 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Red Orchard Park.
Cancer fundraiser event
The Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale is Sept. 10-12.
Designer wedding gowns are marked down 40-75 percent, ranging in price from $99 to $799 for values to $3,500. Times are 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sept. 11, 11am - 8pm and 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at 1325 S. Holiday Inn Hurstbourne, Louisville. For more information on a preview night and other details, see PerfectWeddingGuide.com.
Simpsonville Fall Festival
The Simpsonville Fall Festival is Sept. 12. For more information, see www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or contact Denise Miller at 722-8793.
Band craft fair
The Shelby County Band Craft Fair and Expo is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the high school. For information, call 829-5216.
Animal adoption opportunity
The PetSmart Fall Adoptathon is Sept. 11-13 at the PetSmart Store on Outer Loop in Louisville. Dogs and cats from Shelby and Other counties are available for adoption.
Price family reunion
The Clarence and Florence Price family reunion is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Masonic Lodge in Simpsonville. The potluck picnic is noon. For information, call Doris Cissell, 722-1191.
The Shelby County Community Foundation announces that the deadline for applications for the Shelby County Partnership Grant Funds is Sept. 15. Application forms may be downloaded from the Shelby County Community Foundation web site at shelbyccf.org.
The Cropper Day Celebration is Sept. 19. For information on booth rental, call Robin Belwood, 461-7570.
The Tipton/Bramblett reunion is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Bagdad Ruritan Club. For information, call Doris Cissell, 722-1191.
Finchville Fall Festival
The Finchville Fall Festival is Sept. 26-27 in Finchville. For information about booth rental, call Geraldine Stratton, 722-5262. For information about the Little Mr. and Miss Contest, contact Marsha Whitehouse, 834-7100.
Pregnancy Center fundraiser
Patrick Henry Hughes, a talented musician and recipient in the Extreme Home Makeover Show, will be performing and sharing his life story during the ALC Pregnancy Center Banquet of Life 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Proceeds from the banquet will go to the ALC Pregnancy Resource Center, Inc. to provide for needs of women and families facing unplanned pregnancy. Seating is limited, and reservations are requested by Sept. 21. Call 647-0300 for ticket information. Tickets are $35 each or $280 for table of 8. See www.patrickhenryhughes.com.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a two-day cycling journey from Louisville to Lexington and back Sept. 26-27. Funds raised through The Ride to Conquer Cancer will generate the funds for programs, services and advanced care at Norton Cancer Institute. Team Shelby is led by Rachel Webb and Tom Waggener. For information, see www.ridetovictory.
Clay Village event
The Clay Village Community is planning an October Fest for Oct. 2 and Oct. 3. The event will begin with a pig roast 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2. There will be entertainment, events and booths. For information about renting a booth, the talent show or the Mr. and Miss contest, contact Charlotte Gilbert, 633-2588.
Finchville School reunion
The seventh reunion of all former students and teachers of Finchville School is being planned for Oct. 17. Reunion time is 5 p.m. with dinner, 6 p.m. For information, contact Darlene Arington, 633-2436, or Kathy Ranard, 747-0058.
Class of 1989
The Shelby County High School Class of 1989 reunion reception is Oct. 17 at the Galt House in Louisville. Go to www.schsclassof1989.com for more information, registration and to find out about tailgating at the Rockets Football game the night before. Send in payment by Labor Day for October reunion. Make check payable to SCHS Class of 1989. Contact Laura and Greg Smith at 502-664-4949 for additional information.
Class of 1984
The 25-year Shelby County High School Class reunion is Oct. 24. Contact Tammy for information, 220-9959.
Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk
The Shelby County Woman's Club's 5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk is Oct. 24 in Shelbyville. Sponsorship commitments are requested from local businesses. For information, contact Krista Hamilton, president, 655-0368 or Susan Bradley, vice-president, 544-2753.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners' bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays beginning at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
Red Orchard Park is available for horse riding on Wednesdays, the second and fourth weekends and holidays. Also, the horse ring is available for use on those days. Call 633-5059 for more information.
The 2009 Shelby County Farmers' Market is open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the Coots Barn of the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Call Doug Burkett, 633-7484, for information. The Simpsonville Farmers Market is 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through the end of October at Metzger's Country Store in Simpsonville. Locally grown in-season vegetables, fruits, eggs, beef, pork, soap, potted plants and more will be available. Contact Lee Lafferty at 502-905-9113 or LeeLaf@ShelbyBB.net for additional information.
A new Yoga Class at the Family Activity Center of Clear Creek Park is 6 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. For more info call 633-7667 for visit www.shelbycountyparks.com.
Associates in Pediatric Therapy has a Support Group for Parents with Autistic children (For all Autism Spectrum Disorders). Meetings will be at the APT Clinic (1900 Midland Trail) times are flexible, according to the needs of the group. Call 633-1007 to sign up.
Red Cross training
The American Red Cross offers Certified Nurse's Aide training (CNA) classes at our Alpine Drive location. There are monthly day and evening classes. For more information, call the Red Cross office, 502-437-5147.
The Family Activity Center (FAC) of Clear Creek Park is offering Tumble Time for children 2-8. Cost is $35 for the 4-week course. The instructor is Cathy Wilhoit. Call the FAC office, 633-5059, for information.
Library book sale
Friends of the Library are accepting books for the October book sale. For information, contact the library, 633-3803.
Community Coordinated Child Care sponsors the USDA Child Care Food Program for Family Day Care Homes. Meals are served at no separate charge to children participating homes. Day Care providers who wish to enroll children in the program must complete a free and reduced price meal application. For more information, contact Becky Lewis, (502) 618-5677.
Center for Women and Children
Funds from all single classes and 2-week unlimited packages purchased for 6:30 p.m. Thursday classes in August, September and October will go to the Center for Women and Children. For information, call Hot Yoga, 321-2020.
Food Pantry hours
New hours for the Food Pantry are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. The Clothing Closet is open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. All items are free. God's Kitchen has a free meal, 11:30 a.m. weekdays at Victory Baptist Church, 715 Main St. in Shelbyville.
ALC Pregnancy Resource Center is a non-profit ministry whose services are free and open to anyone. The Center is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-6, and Wednesdays 2-6. They are in the Village Plaza Shopping Center; for information, call 647-0300.
Shelby County Community Theatre presents Summer Arts Enrichment Workshops for the summer of 2009. Cost of courses vary from $15, $84, $100 and $300. For more information, call 643-7453, or email email@example.com, or visit the SCCT Web site at www.shelbytheatre.org.
A 12-week Weight-Loss Challenge inspired by the popular TV fitness reality show "The Biggest Loser" is being planned. No specific program is required; participants can be on Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Herbalife or a customized plan of their own. The 12-week class is being offered locally. For registration and information, call 502-529-9311.
ACT Now Ministries
ACT Now is looking for volunteers of all ages to work about 10 hours each week in our ACT Now Against Domestic Violence Program as program facilitators, mentors and counselors. Community service hours are available. For volunteer packet and training, contact 633.4493 or visit www.actnowministries.org.
Class of 1979
Payment of $25 per person must be paid by Labor Day for the October reunion. Mail payment to SCHS Class of '79, 1289 Denney Drive, Lawrenceburg, 40342. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Veteran business help
Kentucky Small Business Development Center has introducing a website dedicated to promoting business ownership to current members of the armed forces, veterans and their families. The website is www.kyvetbiz.com. Information is also available at 270-763-6961, or email email@example.com.
Field of Bricks campaign
SCHS Shelby County Athletics is raising money to help pay for facility improvements. Personalized 4x8-inch bricks will be placed at Robert Doyle Stadium. Donor cost is $100, each brick. For information, call 633-2344.
Louisville Chapter No. 127 of the Waves National, an organization of women who have served or are now serving in the U.S. Navy is seeking members. Any member of former member of U.S. Army, Coast Guard or U.S. Marines may join as associate members. For information, contact Lillian Taub, 452-1459, or Kathy Ruble, 664-0898.