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Datebook: May 28, 2014

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This week
Homemakers book club
The Homemakers book club, meets at noon today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.
Blood drive at Cornerstone
A Red Cross blood drive will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Christian Academy, 3850 Frankfort Road. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call Kathy Watkins at 633-4070 or visit www.CCAofKY.org.
Lego club at the library
The new Library Lego Club will meet and get creative with Legos from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. Unlock your inner artist, engineer and architect. This will be for preschoolers to fifth-graders. Bring one small bag of Legos as your ticket into the club. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.
Wingate Lodge fish fry
Wingate Lodge will have a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday. The menu includes choice of three sides, cole slaw, fries, baked beans, mac and cheese, dessert and drink. The cost is a donation of $8.
Annual Homemaker meeting
The Shelby County Homemaker meeting will be Friday at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. All Shelby County Extension Homemaker members and prospective members are asked to attend to enjoy a fun-filled program with Coon Creek Girl, a country musician and historic figure of Kentucky. Lunch will be served and a vote will be taken on summer day trips. For more information, call 633-4593.
Shelby Artists on Main
Acrylic/collage Art, a workshop for adults, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Shelby County Extension Office. This is an all day workshop to explore both acrylic paint and the making of collage for everyone from beginners to the more experienced. Learn basic canvas preparation, the properties of acrylic paint and paint mixing. Choose your own colors, personal collage items and paint to bring home a canvas of your own creation. To register or for more information, contact JoAnne Jackson at joannajksn@gmail.com.
Cornerstone graduation
The Class of 2014 graduation will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Cornerstone Christian Academy, 3850 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-4070 or visit www.CCAofKY.org.
Canines and wine
A canine and wine fundraiser will be from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Lane. The night will include desserts, spin-n-sing music service, silent auction and adoptable dogs to benefit Tyson’s Chance. The cost is $15 for individuals or $25 for couples. Tickets are sold at the door by cash, check and credit card. For more information, call Ashley 502-836-3860 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/62086064457602/.
Soles4Souls
Central Baptist Church will continue to collect new and used shoes through the end of May. All shoes are donated to Soles4Souls, a non-profit ministry that distributes shoes here at home and around the world. All types of shoes are acceptable. This is the fifth year for the collection, and the goal is 3,000 pairs of shoes. Shoes may be dropped of at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Shelby Christian Church, Waddy Baptist Church, The County Extension Office, or call 502-319-0903 or 502-829-5013 for free pick up of shoes.
Habitat 8th annual golf scramble
Habitat for Humanity of Shelby County will have the eighth annual golf scramble on Monday at Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. The scramble will begin with a shotgun start at noon and is the largest fundraiser of the year for the organization. To register or for more information, call 633-5518 or visit www.habitatshelbyky.org.
Car Club meeting
Shelby County Car Club meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Hardee’s in Shelbyville.
Suicide loss recovery support
Suicide loss recovery groups meet at 7:15 p.m. Monday at Pleasureville Baptist Church. Groups are free to the community and are led by a licensed therapist. It is not required to share during group – come and listen. For more information, contact Roni Beth Mulcahy at 502-518-0095 or pbc.counseling@yahoo.com.
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.  
Kentucky Road Runners meetings
The Kentucky Road Runners meetings will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pizza Inn, Frankfort. Come at 5:30 to eat and socialize. The Kentucky Road Runners is a motorcycle group that holds fund-raisers and rides to help others.   For more information, visit kyrdrunners.com.

Next week
Retired teachers meeting
The Shelby Co. Retired Teachers will meet at 6 p.m. on June 5 at the Stratton Center. A welcome dinner will begin at 5:30 for newly retiring teachers. The cost is $12, and reservations, which need to be made by June 2, can be made by calling 633-3766 or 694-4070. All retired teachers and guests are invited. Help celebrate our newly retired teachers, those teachers who have passed on this year and those who are already retired. KTRA president Robert Wagoner will help install new officers.
City yard sale
The City of Shelbyville will have the annual free yard sale on June 6 and 7.  Anyone who wishes to participate will not need a permit for those two days.  For more information, call City Hall at 502-633-8000.
Movies for seniors
The Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. will have movies for seniors beginning at  1 p.m. June 6, July 11 and Aug. 1 in the Hudson Room and are free of charge. Popcorn and water will be provided. Call the Library to register and for movie titles, 633-3803 extension 11, or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.
Steel Magnolias at SCCT
Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, will be 7:30 p.m. on June 6, 7, 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m. on June 8 and 15. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 seniors and $10 students. Tickets to the opening night dinner on June 6 are an additional $20 each. For reservations, call 633-0242. The play is directed by Rick Reinle, and sponsored by Commonwealth Bank & Trust and Brig. Gen. R.R. Van Stockum. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.
Kentucky Tour de Cure
The Kentucky Tour de Cure will be June 7 at Norton Commons. Join the American Diabetes Association for a 20-, 40- and 60-mile cycling event to raise awareness about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as funds for a much-needed cure and educational outreach. Families and children can ride 1-mile and 5-mile routes. The event includes a free lunch and entertainment. Registration now open at www.diabetes.org/kytourdecure, by calling 502-452-6072 ext. 3318 or by sending an E-mail to dmuller@diabetes.org.
Emma Durham golf scramble
A fund-raising event for the Emma Durham Foundation Inc. will be the first golf scramble on June 7 at the Henry County Country Club, 2200 Campbellsburg Road in New Castle. A shotgun start will begin at 10 a.m. Registration deadline will be June 2. There will be two chances to win $10,000 in a hole-in-one contest. The cost is $240 per team or $70 for individuals, which includes golf cart and lunch. For more information or to register, call 321-2083.
Car Club 2014 cruise
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. on June 7 at Midland Shopping Center by Hardees in Shelbyville.

Upcoming
Shelby County teen/pre-teen
The Shelby County Fair teen pageant will be June 10 and pre-teen will be June 14 at during the Shelby County Fair. Teens must be 13 years of age by Oct. 31, and cannot be 16 on Oct. 31. Pre-teens must be 8 years of age by June 30, and cannot be 13 on Oct. 31. An informational meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shelby County Fire Station 1, 200 Alpine Drive. Registration is $75 per pageant/per applicant, with all proceeds to benefit the Crusade for Children. A copy of each contestant’s birth certification and a picture for the newspaper will be required at the information session. For more information, contact Melinda Cowherd, 220-0315, for teen pageant and Katie Pryor, 480-6251, for pre-teen pageant.
Miss Shelby County Fair queen
The Miss Shelby County Fair Queen Pageant will be June 10. Pageant information packets with applications are available at Carol and Company Fine Jewelry on Midland Trail.  Contestants must be Shelby County residents and between the ages 16 to 21.  Applications and entry fees are due on May 24th. For more information, call 502-633-3765.
Kid’s history camp
Shelby County Historical Society’s Kid’s History Camp applications are now being accepted. History Camp will be June 10-12th at Red Orchard Park. You must send in application form. For more information visit www.shelbykyhistory.org, or contact John Graham 502-641-0772.
Dancers coming to library
The Lexington Vintage Dancers are coming to the Shelby County Public Library from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on June 12, performing “Dances to Music by Kentucky Composers 1835-1875.” A High Tea will also be served. Registration is now being accepted and is required. The event is for adults 18-years and older. For more information, call the library at 633-3803 or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.
New Castle spring fling honors Vets
The 32nd annual New Castle spring fling honoring WWII Veterans will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 14 around the Historic Henry County Courthouse. Events include arts and crafts, flea markets, food booths, parade, entertainment, silent auction, car-truck-motorcycle show, children’s activities, farmer’s market, street dance, and much more. For more information, call 502-845-4181 or visit www.newcastleky.com.
Library story hours
Story hours at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St., will be at 10 a.m. June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15 and 22 for preschool age children, ages 2 to 4; 11 a.m. June 19 and 26; July 3, 10, 17 and 24 for kindergarten through fourth grade; 9:30 a.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 for Baby Time. There will be no story hours during the first two weeks of June. For more information or to register for Baby Time, contact 633-3803. Registration is not required for the other ages.
Green Thumb Gardening series
The Shelby County Extension office will offer a series of Green Thumb Gardening once a month at 1117 Frankfort Road. Topics include botanical garden shrub and tree tour, June 19; saving heirloom seeds, July 24; establishing an emerald green lawn, Aug. 21; propagating plants through cuttings, Sept. 18; and putting the garden to bed/spring bulbs, Oct. 16. The cost for the series of classes is $15. Classes will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., except for the fruit tree pruning class, which will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For one class, the cost is $5. Reserve a space by calling 633-4593.
Lake Shelby fish fry
The Lake Shelby fish fry will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 20 at the main shelter. The cost is $9 for a 5-ounce piece of fish, potato wedges, hush puppies, bread, cole slaw, ice cream and drink. Children’s Plates are available for $6 and separate items are available. For more information, call 633-5059. All fish fry proceeds go to benefit Lake Shelby. Please come and give your support. Future fish fries will be July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19.
WKU alumni reunion
The Western Kentucky Alumni Association reunion will be June 20-22 at Four Points by Sheraton, Lexington, 1938 Stanton Way. For more information, contact Vickie Brown at 233 016.
Cropper Ruritan yard sale
The Cropper Ruritan Club will sponsor a Cropper community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 21 at the Cropper Ruritan building. The public is invited to sell items, as well. Food will be available by Cropper Ruritan Club from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Simple bookbinding
Simple bookbinding – a free workshop for adults will be 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 28 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 Eighth Street. Working with a variety of materials soft-cover blank books will be created simple folded and sewn bindings. Space is limited. For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Joanne Price at contact@snickleprice.com.
Downtown concert dates
The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series will be June 28, July 25 (627 Main parking lot), July 26 with the car cruise, Aug. 23 and Sept. 13 with the car cruise. For more information, contact Shelby Development Corporation at 633-5029 or visit http://shelbydevcorp.com/special-events.
Leadership Shelby applications
Leadership Shelby is accepting applications through July 30 from individuals 21 years or older who are interested in learning more about community involvement and leadership. For more information, contact MaryAnn Gramig at 502-235-0534, E-mail maplepondmanor@gmail.com or visit www.leadershipshelby.com.
Farmers’ Market open at fairgrounds
The Shelby County Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 25 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The market features fresh produce from Shelby County, homemade baked goods, jams, jellies, honey and meat and eggs. The market is undercover to avoid rainouts, and offers free coffee and traditional Kentucky music.

Recurring
Shelby Shape Ups
The new six-week series of arthritis foundation approved exercises to increase strength, flexibility and balance will be at 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Monday through June 12 at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. The cost is $20. To register or for more information, call 633-4593.
Adult children of alcoholics
The World Service Organization Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-Step program similar to AA and Al-Anon. The first meeting will be at 6 p.m. every Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville. For more information, call 502-523-6352 or E-mail hopek@twc.com or visit www.adultchildren.org.
Free smoking cessation class
Jewish Hospital Shelbyville offers an ongoing free Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation Program, a science-based, proven method to quitting smoking.  Classes are 12-weeks and include education, skills training and social support. Relapse prevention and support is also free after the class has concluded. There is no charge for the class, however participants are responsible for the purchase of nicotine replacement products which are suggested in the program. For more information or to register for the program, call 647-4341.
Moorman basketball league
Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center, 1940 Midland Trail, basketball league still has registrations available for ages 6-8 and 9-12 years, and the cost is $35. No cover charge. Free admissions. For more information, call Aaron Holder at 502-487-0117 or Lisa Richard at 502-321-2187.
Dulcimer lessons
The Merrie Melodious Dulcimers will offer lessons on the mountain lap dulcimer at locations in Pleasureville and Simpsonville free of charge for anyone interested in playing with us. If you have always wanted to play a dulcimer or want information about joining our group, contact Wilda at 502-523-4448 or E-mail mmdulcimers@gmail.com.
Merrie Melodious Dulcimers
The Merrie Melodious Dulcimers is now scheduling for spring and summer events. This group of musicians, from Henry and Shelby counties, use lap dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, guitars and mandolin, and play gospel, folk, bluegrass and mountain music. There is no charge for the performances. For more information, call Saundra 502-845-4734 or E-mail mmdulcimers@gmail.com.
Nurse Aide training scholarships
The Red Cross Kentucky Nurse Aide Training program has a limited number of scholarships available for members of the military and their immediate family members. Scholarships will help pay for the NAT course at one of five locations in Kentucky. There are also scholarships available to local NAT students through a grant from Walmart. In addition to classroom instruction and clinical practice, Red Cross NAT students have access to tutors and receive 16 hours of training in life-skills such as resume writing, interviewing and professional conduct to help prepare them for their career. Graduates have the opportunity to attend job fairs with several area employers. Prospective NAT students are required to attend an information session to review all requirements and benefits. To learn more call 502-561-3771 or send an E-mail to barbara.locklear@redcross.org.
MOPS meeting
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 6-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month through May at Shelbyville First Baptist Church Shelbyville in room 300. Free childcare is provided for the moms attending the meetings. The children are divided into age-appropriate classes. Nursing infants may remain with moms. A family meal is offered in the church fellowship hall from 5 to 5:45 p.m. for $6 per adult and $1 per child. Mothers of Preschoolers is a program designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten.
Monthly diabetes support
The American Diabetes Association invites churches to participate in free diabetes awareness and education program, Live Empowered, sponsored by Norton Healthcare and WellPoint/Anthem BC/BS. These lessons can improve the health of members with diabetes, their families and even the community. All materials and training would be provided by the American Diabetes Association at no cost to you. For more information, contact Kristen McDanald at kmcdanald@diabetes.org or 502-452-6072 ext. 3321.
Free educational programs offered
Free educational programs are being offered by Jefferson Community & Technical College’s Shelby County Adult Education at JCTC Shelby Campus and the Shelby County Public Library. Classes include skill review to brush up for career or college entrance exam; National Career Readiness Certificate, to verify value to employers; para-educator testing, for those who wish to work as an aid in the school system; and GED attainment, to secure jobs. For more information or to register, call 502-213-3669. English as a Second Language classes are offered at St. James Church. Call 502-220-9121.
LPN courses at JCTC
LPN courses will be offered at Jefferson Community & Technical College Shelby Campus. For more information, visit www.jefferson.kctcs/nursing or call 502-213-2192.
Drug/alcohol recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based Drug and Alcohol Recovery at the First Baptist Church, across from the Shelby County 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.
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@twc.com.
Shelby Christian dance class
Shelby Christian Church is taking registrations for a dance class on Thursday nights. The cost is $80 for girls in the 5-to-7-year-old class or younger or $95 for girls 7-to-11 years (this class is 15 minutes longer). Registration forms can be picked up at the office or E-mailed to the applicant. For more information or registration forms, contact the Activities Minister Kevin Comp at 633-5975 or visit at www.shelbychristian.org
Zumba at the library
Zumba at the Shelby County Public Library will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday, on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required for adults 18 years and older. The classes are free. Limit 30. For more information, call 633-3803 ext. 11 or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.
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.
‘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 will be held at 7 p.m. on Mondays and 9:30 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.
Collins brick program
The Collins High School Athletic Booster Club is selling commemorative bricks in a “Legacy Brick Garden” to raise money for the club and the school’s athletic program. Individuals or organizations may purchase bricks for $100, which is tax deductible, and have them engraved as a lasting gift or appreciation for a teacher or even to advertise a business. For more information, call 647-1160 or E-mail MLCHSboosters@gmail.com.
Bee Tree at outdoor center
The Bee Tree, an observational beehive, is open with an eastern box turtle display at the Miller Outdoor Education Center from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
ALC classes with Spanish
A Spanish translator is now available at all classes at A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center, 711 Henry Clay Street, from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the girls’ night out program on the first Thursday of each month. If moms attend any of our classes, free babysitting is offered for the first 16 children registered. For details, contact Cynda Lewis at 647-0300 or E-mail cynda@alovingchoiceprc.org.
Certified nurse’s aide training
The Shelby County Campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College will offer an evening certification class for Certified Nurse’s Aids, including 3 hours of college credit. For more information, contact the Shelby County Campus at 502-213-3626 or stop by Room 118 at the campus to pick up an enrollment packet.
T.R.A.I.L. volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with therapeutic riding lessons at T.R.A.I.L. (Therapeutic Riding Association Inc. of Louisville), which is located at 4090 Webb Road in Simpsonville. If you like horses, and/or enjoy working with special needs children and adults, this is for you. For more information, contact Nathalie Green at 502-876-7844.
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.
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. The applications must be mailed to HFH of Shelby County, P.O. Box 728, Shelbyville, 40066. Habitat is currently looking for active members who are interested in getting involved with Habitat.  Whether you have an interest in swinging a hammer or a more behind the scenes approach of being on a committee contact Deb at 633-5518 or email executivedirector@habitatshelbyky.org.
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 1857 Midland Trail.
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.
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.
Igleheart Exhibit display
The Shelby County Historical Society displays the Igleheart Exhibit at 627 Main St. in Shelbyville. This exhibit includes various arrowheads, as well as a glimpse of early Native American life. The arrowheads have been compiled and researched by the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology. The exhibit museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. This is free and open to the public. The exhibit is scheduled through the summer. For more information, call 502-844-2277.
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or hurttina@hotmail.com.
Rotary Club
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The public is invited.
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.
Outdoor Center open Saturdays
The Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park is open 1 p.m. to 5 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 or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers.  Visit http://www.shelbycountyparks.com/Clear-Creek-Trailblazers.html for up to date schedule of events and information.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners’ bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
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/.

Announcements
Vanpool to Louisville
Federal riders will form a vanpool from Shelbyville to the Louisville Veterans Affairs hospital, located on Zorn Avenue. Federal employee participants will ride free of charge because of federal vanpool funding. Work shifts of consideration are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If interested, send an E-mail to jim.morris1@twc.com or call 502-419-5584.
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.
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 Brittany Mitchell 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. until about 12:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month. The Clothing Closet is open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. 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.