Tuesday news briefs 0302

March 02, 2004

Benefit concert will help fire victims

A benefit concert for Mike and Jeannie Carr of Mercer County, who lost their home to a fire Christmas day, will be held at 7 p.m. March 12 at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Belfonte Drive, Lexington.

Mike Carr is half of the comedy Bluegrass team "The Moron Brothers." Bluegrass bands from around the area will donate their time for the benefit. Admission is a $5 donation.

Lodge plans ham and egg breakfast

LANCASTER - Lancaster Lodge 104 F&AM will have a ham and egg breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at 436 Industry Road. Donations will be accepted at the door, and proceeds will be used to support projects of the lodge.


World Day of Prayer is Friday

World Day of Prayer, sponsored by Church Women United, will be observed from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church, Main Street.

The theme of the service is "In Faith, Women Shape the Future for Peace." An offering to support the ongoing work of Church Women United will be taken.

Founded in 1941, Church Women United is an ecumenical movement reaching 25 million Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox and other Christian women. The Danville unit has been a CWU member since the organization began.

Antique appraisal fair set for Saturday

LEBANON - The second annual Attic Treasures Antique Appraisal Fair will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Centre Square Convention Center.

Certified appraisers Ken and Ann Hays, as seen on "Antiques Roadshow," will be the featured appraisers.

New to the event is appraiser Reece Day, owner of Antique and Modern Firearms in Lexington. Day will be on hand to appraise most antique and modern firearms. In addition, Day will appraise fighting knives such as swords, Bowie knives, military knives and bayonets.

"This is a fun event, and a lot of people come just to see what people bring in to be appraised," said Missy Spalding, chamber administrative assistant. "Items appraised last year include paintings, furniture, collectibles and many other rare items from the region."

Admission is free. The cost for appraisal is $5 per item. Do not bring precious gems such as diamonds or coins for appraisal.

Centre Square Convention Center is on Spalding Avenue near downtown Lebanon.

For more information, call the chamber at (270) 692-9594 or visit


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