Monday news briefs 081803

August 19, 2003

Thomas Clark to speak at luncheon:

STANFORD - Dr. Thomas Clark, a retired professor from the University of Kentucky, historian and author, will speak Aug. 30 at the annual session of the Foundation for Historic McCormack Meetinghouse Inc.

The luncheon meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at Kentucky Depot restaurant.

Cost is $15 per person. Reservations must be made by Aug. 28 by sending check to the McCormack Foundation, Charles D. Carter, 629 Grabruck St., Danville.

Luminosity set

for Saturday:

An evening of dinner and dancing will be held Saturday, as Central Kentucky Cancer Program in partnership with Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation sponsors its annual Luminosity.


The event will begin at 6 p.m. at Danville Country Club with a silent auction followed by a live auction at 7 p.m. and dinner at 7:45 p.m. This year's theme is "An Evening in the Orient." The auctions will be by Beta Sigma Phi and music by The Obsessions.

Proceeds will benefit a cancer resource center and oncology unit at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

When the oncology init is completed, all cancer patients will be centralized on one area of the third floor.

Tickets for Luminosity may also be purchased by calling (859)239-2527.

Street to close:

Circle Drive will be closed for construction beginning Wednesday.


Railroad Days Festival Committee - 6:30 p.m. today at Junction City Community Center. This will be the final meeting before this weekend's festival.

All workers and volunteers should attend, Mayor G.G. Harmon said. |8/18/03***

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