Datebook: Aug. 3, 2012

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By Sharon Warner

Public meetings
Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
Simpsonville City Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Simpsonville City Hall.

This week
Gold Wing Riders meeting
Shelbyville Saddlebred Wings, Chapter KY-H The local Chapter of Gold Wing Road Riders Association, meets today at the Stratton Center. Social time is 6:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The group welcomes all makes of bikes. If you want to ride in a fun, safe and family environment, come and check us out at www.saddlebredwings.org.  
Back-to-school lock-in
The Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center’s back-to-school lock-in will be at 7 p.m.-7 a.m. today at Clay Street Baptist Church, 1940 Midland Trail. Events include dinner, snacks, skating, basketball, games, spiritual speaker and a cake walk. The cost is $15 per person. Back-to-school supplies will also be available. Call 633-5922 for more information.
C.R.U.N.K. fest
The C.R.U.N.K. festival, hosted by the New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Shelbyville, will be at 5 p.m. today through 11 p.m. Saturday at the Louisville Marriott East in Louisville. C.R.U.N.K. stands for Christ Raising Up New Kids. For more information visit crunkfestonline.com or newmtziononline.com.
Shelbyville Horse Show
The 23rd annual Shelbyville Horse Show is through Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds in Shelbyville. Shows begin at 7 p.m. each night.
Cornerstone clay shoot
The first Cornerstone Christian Academy sporting clay shoot, which was rained out on June 16, has will have the competition at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Merwin J. Ray Shooting Range, 1363 Elm St. in Eminence. Entry fee is $50 per person, which includes lunch. Participants will shoot 100 rounds on a 15-station course and compete for prizes. Call 633-4070 to register or for more information. The event benefits Cornerstone Christian Academy.
Car cruise
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Hardee’s in Shelbyville.
Pet first-aid class
Learn emergency medical procedures in a pet first-aid class being held 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. This class will be taught by a certified Red Cross instructor. You can register online by Paypal at www.shelbycountynokillmission.com or send your check to Shelby County No-Kill Mission, 18 Village Plaza No. 238, Shelbyville, 40065. Proceeds will benefit the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Donations of cat/dog food, cat liter, etc. would be appreciated. For more information, contact Robin Kenyon at 502-727-2703.
Mud bog at Waddy
The Waddy Ruritan is holding a mud bog Saturday at 1171 Kings Highway in Waddy. The gates open at 10 a.m., with the event starting at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and $20 to compete. For more information, call 502 817-6021.
Lincoln Institute Alumni
Shelby Area Chapter of Lincoln Institute Alumni meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John United Methodist Church.
First Saturday Walk
The Cooperative Extension Service is sponsoring a short walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center. Participants will receive a free pass to the Family Activity Center. If the weather is bad, the walk will be inside.
Tomato juice canning class
Learn how to safely preserve your tomatoes as you watch the tomato juice canning process, sponsored by the Southern States Farm and Home Advisory Committee and the Shelby County Extension Office. This free class will be at 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Space is limited, so reserve your place by calling 633-4593.
Car Club meeting
The Shelby County Car Club meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Hardee’s in Shelbyville.
Hospice group
Bridges Center at Rural Communities Hospice will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Monday. To pre-register for classes or for more information about support groups, call (502) 456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.
Optimist Club
Shelby County Optimist Club meets Monday at the Multi-purpose Community Action Senior Center at 207 Washington Street. For further information, call Lise Sageser at 321-1805.  
Barn movies
Monday night barn movies conclude its season at 8 p.m. Monday at Red Orchard Park with the showing of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.  Bring a chair. Concessions will be available. Adults will be a $5 donation, and kids are free. For more information E-mail clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com or visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/clearcreek trailblazers.
Zumba at the library
Jaime Shiver will be the instructor for Zumba at 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 7 at the Shelby County Public Library, on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required for adults 18 years and older. Limit 30. Call 633-3803 ext. 11 or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.
Cancer prevention study
A ground-breaking cancer prevention study is taking place across the state of Kentucky – including Shelby County – on Tuesday through Aug. 11. Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), which will discover links between cancer, lifestyle and cancer prevention, is recruiting men and women across the U.S. and Puerto Rico for this landmark new research study. Enrollment is being made possible in partnership with Jewish Cancer Care. Enrollment will be at 3-7 p.m. next Wednesday at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. For more information, visit cps3kentucky.org, call 1-888-604-5888 or E-mail cps3@cancer.org.

Next week
Tri-County college/career fair
Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center will host a tri-county college/career fair at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the campus at 8460 Shelbyville Road. Companies and schools in Jefferson, Bullitt and Shelby counties will participate. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Felicia Lee at 502-529-6807.
Field day at Mulberry Orchard
Enjoy a hay ride, games, door prizes, free dinner and educational demonstrations and information at the Field Day from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Mulberry Orchard. Reservations are required. Call the Shelby County Extension Office at 633-4593 to reserve your dinner.
Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets at noon Aug. 9 at the Stratton Community Center. Lunch is provided, and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 to make a luncheon reservation.
Beekeepers meeting
The Shelby County Beekeepers Association meets 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, call Becky Collier at 633-7619.
Waddy Ruritan
Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 9.
Finchville Ruritan
Finchville Ruritan club meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 9.
Diabetes meetings
The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition’s Shelby County group meets 1-2 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Shelby County Extension Office. The next meeting’s speaker will be xx. For more information, contact Elaina Burks, Shelby County community organizer, at 502-417-8600 or shelbykipda@insightbb.com.
Kentuckians for Commonwealth meeting
Do you want Shelby County to be a more fair, just community or cleaner more affordable energy from your electric cooperative? If yes, join the monthly Shelby County Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, a social justice group, meeting at 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St. in Shelbyville. For more information, call Nancy at 502-589-3188.
Computer literacy class
A free computer literacy class will be offered by Shelby County Adult Education Program. This 8-week class will be at 12:45-2:45 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 13 at Jefferson Community and Technical College, starting July 26.  To register, call 502-213-3669.
Seniors movies at library
Movies for senior citizens (at least 50) will be Aug. 10, Sept. 7, Oct. 5 and Nov. 2 at the Shelby County Public Library. For movie titles, call the library at 502-633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail mar keting@scplibrary.net.
Dance team fundraiser

The Shelby County High School dance team will have a fundraiser at 5-9 p.m. Friday at Firefresh BBQ in Shelbyville. Members of the team will wait tables for tips.
Fundraiser car washes
West Middle School’s cheerleaders will have fundraiser car washes at noon-4 p.m. Aug. 11 at Republic Bank on Midland Trail.
Flag retirement ceremony
A community-wide flag retirement ceremony will be at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Finchville Park, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 137, which is chartered by Finchville Baptist Church.  For additional information, contact Scoutmaster Bill Pacey at 502-320-1119 or bpacey@fewpb.net.
Allen Dennis Memorial golf scramble
A golf scramble to benefit the Allen Dennis Memorial Scholarship Fund will be Saturday at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville. Breakfast and lunch will be served followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The fee will be $50 per player. Sign up by mailing a check payable to the Mount Moriah Baptist Church to John Shouse at 1273 Denney Drive, Lawrenceburg, 40342. Phone signups can be made by calling Shouse at 502-301-0188, Donnie Dennis at 502-410-8910 or Keith Stinnett at 502-664-0469.
Nature craft day

Diane Price will share tips and have activities that will help us enjoy nature and reduce our impact on it at 1-5 p.m. Saturday at the Miller Outdoor Education Center in Red Orchard Park. She also has a special owl craft for kids. The program is free. For more information visitwww.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com.

Chamber membership luncheon
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Membership Luncheon, featuring U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, will be at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14 at  Persimmon Ridge Clubhouse, near Todds Point. Admission will be $20 per person. For more information, contact Johnna Maier at 633-1636 or E-mail Johnna@shelbycountykychamber.com for more information or visit http://shelbycountykychamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/legislativ... for more information.
Sewing classes
If you enjoy sewing, you are invited to the sit-and-sew days at 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Bring your current sewing project and lunch. You will learn new ideas for sewing projects. Shelby County’s Master Clothing volunteers will teach a basic sewing class on Sept. 11 and Oct. 2.  For more information, call 633-4593.
Collectors’ fundraiser
The Kentucky Artifacts Collectors Show and Tell will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St. in Shelbyville. The event is sponsored by the Shelby County Historical Society.  Registration and setup will be at 9-10 a.m. There is no charge for collectors to display collections, and it is open to the public at no charge. For more information, visit www.shelbykyhistory.org.
Kentucky State Fair schedule
The 108th Kentucky State Fair will be Aug. 16-26, and the 109th World’s Championship Horse show will be Aug. 19-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Gates will open at 7 a.m. and exhibit buildings at 9 a.m. Midway tickets range from $4 for children and seniors to $8 for adults for advance tickets. Gate admission will be $6 and $10. Advance fair admission and ride tickets are available at all Kentucky and Southern Indiana Kroger locations and at www.kystatefair.org.
Lake Shelby fish fry
The Lake Shelby fish fry will be at 5-7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Lake Shelby, on Burks Branch Road. The cost will be $8.50 per plate or items can be purchased separately. The menu includes a piece of fish, potato wedges, cole slaw, hush puppies, drink and dessert. For more information, call 633-5059.
Hands-on cooking experience
The “Hands on Cooking Experience: Power Hour Cooking” class will begin at 6 p.m. for a 2-hour class on Aug. 20 at the Shelby County Extension Office. The class size is limited, and registration is required for $10 per person. Contact Brandy Kemper at 502-321-5907 or brandyannkemper@gmail.com  or Rebecca Dingbaum at 502-844-2699 or rebeccadingbaum@hotmail.com.
Shelby shape-ups exercise class
Armchair exercises will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday for six weeks beginning Aug. 20 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Participants will increase flexibility, balance, strength and get an aerobic workout as well. There must be 20 registrants to have this class. The cost is $20. To reserve a spot, call the extension office at 633-4593.
Learn to cross-stitch
A course for learning to cross-stitch will be 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 21 and 28 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The class is limited to 10, and registration is required for participants 18 years of age and older. A class materials kit will be $6. Payment is due upon registration. For more information, call 633-3803 ext. 11 or visit marketing@scplibrary.net.
RobFest benefit yard sale
A benefit yard sale will be at 9 am. Aug. 24-26 at 3373 Mount Eden Road to raise money for RobFest 2012, for the prevention of suicide and aiding those affected by or considering suicide. To donate items for the yard sale, contact Ashley Sanders at 502-529-9553. To make a monetary donation, make checks out to Rob Fest and mail to P.O. Box 1546, Shelbyville, 40065.  Rain date will be Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and 2.
Centennial Baptist Labor Day event
Centennial Baptist Church will have a Labor Day celebration on Sept. 3 at Daniel Field. All proceeds will go toward a new roof for the church in preparation for its 210th year celebration. For more information, contact Terra O’Nan at 502-224-1315 or lcmonan@yahoo.com or Jeannette Thomas at 502-647-3335 or netta73@gmail.com by Aug. 27.
Mahjong at library
The Shelby County Public Library will offer a class on Mahjong at 10 a.m.-noon Sept., 5, 12, 19 and 26. Registration is required with a limit of 12 for adults 18 years and older. Supply fee is $7.
ALC’s Banquet of Life
A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center’s annual Banquet of Life will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. The guest speaker will be Angela Minter, president and cofounder of Sisters for Life, an organization that advocates for pre-born babies and their parents who find themselves faced with a crisis or unplanned pregnancy. Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of eight.  For more information, or to make reservations, call Sandy McGill 647-0300 or visit www.friendsofalovingchoice.com, E-mail sandymcgill@insightbb.com or call 502-647-0300.
Belly dancing classes
Belly dancing classes will be at 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Fridays, starting Sept. 7, at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for persons at least 18 years old. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net
Shred it day at the library
A shred-it day for sensitive documents will be held in the parking lot of the Shelby County Public Library,  309 8th St. in Shelbyville, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. You also can recycle all unwanted PCs and attachments. Limit five boxes per person. For more information, call 502-633-3803.
Woven bread-basket class
A class to teach how to weave a bread basket will be at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for persons who are at least 18 years old. Payment is due upon registration. The materials fee is $25. Limit eight. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Financial Peace courses
Financial Peace University, the popular course taught on DVD by Dave Ramsey, will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 and continue through Nov. 13 at the Mulberry Building, 701 Main St. in Shelbyville. The host church will be New Mount Zion. The first 10 families to register are eligible for a discount. Regular registration is $90 plus $5 for shipping, or call Marcia Duncan to get instructions on how to save $45. You must register first and pay for the class. For additional information, contact Elaina Burks at 502-417-8600 or clayramsey@insightbb.com or Marcia Duncan at 502-321-4978 or Marcia@SOLDonKY.com.
Recovery celebration
Shelby Christians will host the third National Recovery Month celebration on Sept. 21, 2012, at Clay Street Baptist, 1940 Midland Trail. This is a celebration of people in recovery.
‘Honk! Jr.’ theater
Performances for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Honk! Jr., written by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe and directed by James Ray Morgan, are Sept. 21-23 and 28-30.
Clear Creek Swamp Tromp
Clear Creek Swamp Tromp to benefit Shelby Prevention and the Shelby County Parks Foundation will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at 717 Burks Branch Road. The 10K trail run has more than 20 military grade obstacles. The 1-mile family fun course has nearly 10 obstacles. There will also be a mud, fun and family after-party. Register as a team or as an individual. Prices go up July 1 so register now at http://www.active.com/more-sports/shelbyville-ky/clear-creek-swamp-tromp.... Like us on Facebook for more information and pictures of the obstacles. Registration closing date will be 11:59 p.m. Sept. 19. For more information, call Elizabeth Pulliam at the Shelby Prevention office at 502-437-0491.
Finchville Fall Festival
The Finchville fall festival will be Sept. 29-30. There will be a country breakfast on Saturday morning. Concessions will be served throughout the weekend, and dinner will be served Sunday afternoon. Events include games and activities for adults and children, including a corn-hole contest and skillet toss. To set up a booth, crafts or for more information, call 834-7754.
Cornerstone Fall Festival
Cornerstone Christian Academy’s fall festival will be 5-9 p.m. Oct. 12. This event includes a tractor show, hayrides, inflatables, dinner, games for the kids, pumpkins, cake auction and more. Admission is free. For more information, call Melanie West at 633-4070.
RobFest 2012
RobFest 2012 will be Oct. 13 at Clear Creek Park Amphitheater. Gates open at 11 a.m. The event, which supports for the Shelby County Adolescent Suicide Awareness program, will include live bands, bouncies for the children, a car show, bake sale, auction items and more. For more information, contact 502-386-7830.
SCHS Class of ‘92 reunion
The Shelby County High School class of 1992 will have its 20th year reunion at 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Gallrein Farms in Shelbyville. The cost is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Make checks payable to SCHS Class of ‘92 and mail to Nicki Wathen Sparks at 228 Old Veechdale Road, Simpsonville, 40067. For more information visit http://schsclassof1992.webs.com/.
Finchville Ruritan Christmas party
The Finchville Ruritan will have its community Christmas party at 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there along with Rudolf, the Grinch and elves. Snacks will be served. There will be more information to come.

Habitat housing applications
Habitat for Humanity of Shelby County is accepting applications for the next home. Candidates must submit applications, and they will be called in for a preliminary interview. Proof required for need, ability to pay and willingness to partner with Habitat. Applications can be obtained through www.habitatshelbyky.org or can be picked up at 6th & Main Coffee Shop or Operation Care, 708 Main Street. The applications must be mailed to HFH of Shelby County, P.O. Box 728, Shelbyville, 40066.
‘Piloxing’ classes at FAC
The Family Activities Center at Clear Creek Park is bringing “Piloxing” to Shelbyville. Piloxing blends boxing, standing Pilates and dance-inspired moves into a low-impact workout. Classes start Tuesday and will be held at 7 p.m. on Mondays and 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Make sure to bring water and a towel to class. This class is free for FAC members and $6 for non-members. For more information, call 633-5059.
Yoga for seniors
A free yoga class for seniors, 50 years and older, will be at noon-1 p.m. on Mondays and 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for each class, with a limit of 25. For more information, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net for more information. This class is free.
Line-dancing class
A free line-dancing class will be at 5:50-6:50  p.m. on Wednesday at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required, with a limit of 30 for adults 18 years and older. Wear hard-soled shoes, no tennis or running shoes. For more information, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Book club kits at the library
If you belong to a book discussion group or are thinking about starting one, you are invited to check out the Shelby County Public Library’s selection of book kits. Each kit contains 12 books and a notebook with information about the author, a synopsis of the book and discussion questions. All of the books have been selected and read by the library’s “Brown Bag” book club. The club meets the second Tuesday of every month, at 1-2 p.m. All you need to check out a kit is to have a library card. For more information, call 633-3803.
Drug/alcohol recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based Drug and Alcohol Recovery at the First Baptist Church, across from the Shelby Co. Fairgrounds. It is also for anyone who has a hurt, habit or hang-up. Pizza Café fellowship is 5:30 to 6:10 p.m. Thursdays; large group open share/praise/worship is 6:10 to 6:50 p.m.; a break is 6:50 to 7 p.m.; Small group gender specific open share is 7-8 p.m.; fellowship and snacks is 8-8:30 p.m.; Friday nights is step study night, call for times, John Flannagin 1-253-653-8349 or Ghedra Dunn 633-2665.
Shelby County Farmers’ Market
The Shelby County Farmers’ Market is open weekly 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays through Oct. 27. Local vendors offer fresh produce of many kinds, eggs, jams, jellies, cut flowers, perennials, shrubs and trees, as well as baked goods, honey, handmade soap, jewelry, pottery, yarn goods, and more.
Library Walking Club
The Shelby County Public Library Walking Club meets at the FAC parking lot Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. Park near the white farmhouse. Bring water and wear good walking shoes. Register to become a Library Walker by calling 633-3803, ext. 11, or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.  Doctor’s approval is required.
Spay/neuter clinics
Operation CatSnip monthly spay/neuter clinics with a financial donation for Shelby County. Dogs will not be accepted. For more information, call or text 502-220-0271 or E-mail ocki@insightbb.com.
Salvation Army donations
Currently the Salvation Army is accepting donations for good used furniture and household items to help those who have lost their home by fire. Contact Bonnie L. Roberts at 633-7813 or blr1020@aol.com.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners’ bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or hurttina@hotmail.com.
Pediatric group meeting
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, and times are flexible, according to the needs of the group. Call 633-1007 to sign up.
Parkinson’s support session
A support/exercise group geared to meet the needs of those fighting Parkinson’s Disease meets at 6:30-7 p.m. Mondays at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. For more information, call Dyna Zehnder at 502-377-7562.
Dorman Center bingo
The non-profit Dorman Preschool Center benefits from the 7 p.m. Tuesday and Friday bingo at 200 Buck Creek Road in Simpsonville.
Scrabble club
A scrabble club will be held at the Family Activity Center. Suggested hours are 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and noon-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The club is free to the public. For more information or to join call, M. Randell at 610-0010.
Church Zumba class
The fitness and wellness ministry of New Mount Zion Church is now hosting a weekly Zumba Class 6 p.m. every Tuesday in the Mulberry Building on Main Street. The cost is $3. For more information E-mail Tamika at TamikaandEugene@gmail.com
Rotary Club
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Bridge at FAC
Free bridge groups meet at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at FAC. All levels, beginning or rusty, etc.
Free tutoring
The Painted Stone Family Resource Center will offer free after-school tutoring. Two certified teachers will provide the tutoring to students from Painted Stone in grades K-5 3:30-5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Crescent Place Assisted Living Community, 148 Allen Drive, Shelbyville (off Midland Trail near Hardee’s).
Outdoor Center open Saturdays
The Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park has new exhibits on Kentucky Bison and is open noon to 4 p.m. every Saturday. If you or someone you know would like to help out by being at the Center during these hours once a month or so, contact us at clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com, http://www.shelbycountyparks.com/Clear-Creek-Trailblazers.html or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers. Visit www.clearcreektrailblazers.org for more information.
Foster care/adoption program
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is forming classes for their foster care and adoption program. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, married or single, financially stable and have an income, in good physical and mental health, meet safety requirements including background checks, and all adults in the home must successfully complete 32 hours of training. CHFS is in specific need of foster/adoptive homes willing to accept teenagers, large sibling groups (three or more), medically fragile kids, kids of a different race/ethnicity and kids currently available for adoption on the Special Needs Adoption Web site. However, all types of applicants are encouraged to apply in order to meet the needs of all children in foster care. Interested applicants should call 502-633-2055 or 1-888-698-2221. For more information visit https://apps.chfs.ky.gov/snap/ or http://chfs.ky.gov/.
Youth wrestling
Bluegrass Warriors Wrestling Club will have preseason workouts for wrestlers in grades 3 through 8. For information contact Coach Myers at 633-0192 or at bigdaddycoach@gmail.com.
Bike night in Frankfort
The Kentucky Road Runners will have bike night at 5-10 p.m. Mondays through October at Brick Alley (St. Clair Street) in downtown Frankfort. For more information, visit kyrdrunners.com.
Car donations
Many boys and girls’ clubs are looking for car donations in any condition. Cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support their many programs. Call 1-800-246-0493 to donate or for more information.
Artists on Main
Shelby Artists on Main is looking for new artists. Be a part of the gallery and have your work seen regularly. For more information call 633-7273.
Crestview needs volunteers
Crestview Care and Rehab is recruiting volunteers who would like to help enrich the lives of residents through art, crafts, games, music, reading or various other activities. Crestview is also available to host small women’s or men’s groups to include interested residents for community or religious involvement. Contact Judy at 502-633-2454.
Classic movie fans
If you love movies from the 1930s through the 1960s and would like to find other classic movie fans in our area, contact Lou Ann at 502-829-0233.
Animal shelter needs volunteers
The Shelby County Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to walk, play with and socialize the dogs and cats. The shelter is full, so there are plenty of animals to choose from. If you would like to help, call the shelter at 633-0009.
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.
Nurse Aid training
Nurse Aid training classes will be 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. in the Louisville area. Phlebotomy and EKG classes are also offered monthly. Call 502-561-3771 for more information.