May 10, 2011
The Jessamine County Beef Cattlemen Association is well known for raising money to help out local charities. Last year, the group raised more than $15,000 for Jessamine charities, and this year, the association has more cookouts planned that will benefit more local groups. But on May 21 and 22, the association’s fundraising efforts will branch out from the local scene as members are on a mission to raise money for tornado victims in Alabama and flood victims in western Kentucky.
January 19, 2011
The Jessamine County Beef Cattle Association is made up of many Jessamine County residents interested in supporting organizations in Jessamine County who help others. The association has several cookouts each year to raise funds. Some of these funds were distributed during our January meeting to the following groups: Jessamine County Food Pantry, Wilmore High Bridge Community Service Center, Jessamine County Cancer Buddies, Jessamine County Association of Exceptional Citizens, Camp Nelson Honor Guard, Manna Ministry, Blue Grass Community Action, Salvation Army and All God’s Children.
September 24, 2008
Jessamine Christian Church will sponsor a free tailgating cookout before the East/West football game Friday. The event will be held from 5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at East Jessamine High School. Hot dogs, drinks, cornhole games and free hats will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
April 26, 2007
CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocates, at Woodlawn, will host a special a cookout from 2-5 p.m. Friday in front of the Boyle County Courthouse to raise awareness about child abuse. The agency works to advance the best interest of abused, neglected and dependent children in the Mercer/Boyle County Family Court system. It trains community volunteers to serve as court-appointed special advocates. In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, local agencies will provide information at the cookout about resources available for children and families.
April 25, 2006
Danville Families First will host cookout 2:30-5:30 p.m. Friday outside the Boyle County Courthouse. The event's purpose is to draw awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month. Live entertainment will be part of the activities. The event was rescheduled from April 21.
July 19, 2007
Rosemary C. Brooks Place will host a Cottage Open House Tour and Cookout from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. Twelve cottages will be open for the tour including those of Bebe Fox, Katherine Wood, Anna Ray and Lamar Street, Polly Todd, Harrison and Mary Peet, Skeeter Palsor, Olema Ballard, Manley and Christine Combs, Jane Shearer, Edith Myles, Mayme Crowe and Ava Tyler. The cookout will feature Bob Sewells as master griller with Mayor Ed Burtner and City Commissioner Rick Beach as assistants.
June 12, 2009
Magistrate Steve Palmer, top, orders two hotdogs during a cookout Thursday to raise funds for this year's Relay for Life event. The cookout was hosted by the Clark County Judge-Executive's Office, which raised $800 to pledge toward its relay team, the Clark County Judge's T-Birds. Serving the dogs were, from left, Brenda Mapel, county director of finance, and Deputy Judge-Executive Liz Elswick. County Judge-Executive Henry Branham, bottom, grills hotdogs, which volunteers sold with chips, drinks and desserts to raise money.
August 16, 2012
Church cookout to benefit food pantry The North Rolling Fork Baptist Church is sponsoring a cookout to benefit the Harvesting Hope Food Pantry from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tractor Supply Adopt a Pet Day in Danville. All proceeds will be used to buy food for the pantry. There will be hotdogs, hamburgers, chips, big dill pickles, dessert, pop and water. Donations will be accepted. Tractor Supplyu is off the Danville bypass in Ridgefield Shopping Center.
July 6, 2007
Children attending the Kid-Doodles Play and Learn Center on West Lexington Avenue celebrated the Fourth of July with games and an old-fashioned cookout. After the games, the children celebrated with hot dogs from the grill and watermelon with their parents.
May 30, 2007
Forty participants competed in the Relay for Life Cornhole Tournament and cookout Tuesday at Palmer Engineering, raising $500 for the American Cancer Society. The team of Ralph Schuler and Dennis Wallace won first place. The second-place team was Jeff Rose and Robert Oney. The Relay for Life is June 8.