News Briefs for Nov. 5

November 05, 2004

DHS band plans fruit sale

Danville High School marching band will sell citrus fruit to pay for a trip to Disney World. Fruit can be purchased until Wednesday from any band member or from the band office. Delivery will be Dec. 6-10. The band office number is (859) 936-8412.

Fire departments plan fund-raisers

BROUGHTONTOWN - The Broughtontown and Crab Orchard volunteer fire departments will hold a portrait fund-raiser in December. Anyone who donates $10 or more to either fire department will receive a free 8- by 10-inch family portrait.

Pictures will be taken Dec. 10-11 at Broughtontown Fire Department, and Dec. 12-13 at Crab Orchard Fire Department.

Casey's Toys for Tots fund-raiser begins

LIBERTY - The Casey County Community Ministries Toys for Tots campaign has begun.

The Toy Campaign 2004 committee asks the community to donate money to purchase toys for children in the county. The committee members are Connie Wuckert, Karen Atwood, Gwen Helm, Jo Wilkinson and Rachyl Cundiff.


Through donations last year, 5,670 children received a new toy for Christmas.

Mail donations by Dec. 1 to Toy Drive, Karen Atwood c/o Casey County Bank, P.O. Box 10, Liberty 42539.

Call Wuckert at (606) 787-6807 for more information.

Nursing home offers seminar

STANFORD - Stanford House Nursing Home will hold a free seminar 2 p.m. Tuesday on "Memory, Aging, and Alzheimer's Disease. The seminar is open to the community and people who have a loved one suffering from dementia are urged to attend. Tammy Blanchard, a certified psychiatric nurse at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health Services, will present the seminar. Call Jacquie Smith at (606) 365-2141 for more information.

Art exhibition reception is Saturday

A Gathering Artists all-member exhibit opening reception will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the terminal in Stuart Powell Field in Junction City.

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