The Morgan's, a family who sing and play music in Southern Gospel style and bring forth the anointed old-fashioned Word, will be ministering at First Assembly of God of Nicholasville, located at 1701 Wilmore Road, Sunday, May 11, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Special services will also be held nightly from Monday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. Pastor Terry Moore and the congregation extend an invitation to the community to attend. For more information, or for a ride to the service, please call the church at 885-7601.
Whether you're a long-time rose gardener or someone who dreams of raising roses, you'll find the Saturday, May 10 program at the Jessamine County Public Library of interest. From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., rose expert, Eugene Scalera will talk about the trials, tribulations and joys of growing America's favorite flower. Registration is required. You can sign up at www.jesspublib.org or by calling 885-5164.
On Monday, May 12, Jessamine County's Women's Check-up Day, a day designed to offer county residents a "one stop" source of numerous health screenings including those for cholesterol, glucose and body fat, will celebrate its fifth year. In addition to door prizes and other giveaways, approximately 12 health screenings (valued at a total of approximately $500) will be offered during the event at no charge to participants. The various health care providers who will have displays and provide screenings are also providing the door prizes and giveaways, according to Jessamine County Health Department Health Educator Andrea Brown. The event, sponsored by Jessamine County's EMS, Health Department and Fiscal Court, as well as Jessamine Medical, a local health care provider, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jessamine Career and Technology Center, 881 Wilmore Road, Nicholasville. Screenings offered include: Blood pressure, EKG, pulse, cholesterol, body fat, glucose, derma scan, bone/heel scan, hearing and vision, chiropractic screenings and massage therapy. For more information, call 885-4149 ext. 1025.
The Wilmore Woman's Club will meet May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Community Center at Wesley Village. All women, and men too, are invited to hear Dr. J. Matthew Sleeth, author of, "Serve God Save the Planet." Sleeth was the medical director of a large urban hospital. He and his family lived in a big house, they had two luxury cars, loads of money, and lots of stuff. They sold their house, gave away half of their possessions, dramatically reduced their energy consumption, and moved to Wilmore. Now he travels the country as an advocate for a green Earth. His book tells the story of the Sleeth family's adventure, and is a handbook for anyone daring enough to consider a lifestyle change in order to save the planet for future generations.
Every first Friday and Saturday of the month, the city of Nicholasville will accept brush at the water plant on Shun Pike. Drop off times are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. For more information, call city hall at 885-1121.
First Assembly of God, located at 1701 Wilmore Road, will hold a men's fellowship breakfast 9 a.m. every second Saturday of the month.
The Wilmore Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Wilmore United Methodist Church. For more information, call Chuck Turner or Susan Turner at 858-2533 or 619-3562.
Camp Nelson Restoration and Preservation Foundation meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Camp Nelson Heritage Park Interpretive Center.
The Nicholasville Lions Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Sonny's Barbecue. For more information, call 885-7832.