September 4, 2012
Heritage Hospice Inc. Veterans Committee is planning its fifth annual Veterans Appreciation Day and looks forward to the community's continued support. This year, Veterans Day falls on a Sunday so the event will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at the Danville National Guard Armory. All veterans in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer counties are invited to come and bring one guest. The event has grown every year. In 2011, the event had 1,286 veterans register, including 68 veterans who had never attended.
September 7, 2010
The Refuge Medical Clinic in Jessamine County has announced it will hold its first block party for the community Saturday, Sept. 25, from noon to 2 p.m. at Rock Fence Park. The event is a “thank you” to Jessamine County and will feature giveaways, door prizes, food, music and games. Refuge offers primary medical and dental care by appointment only. All of its services are provided by volunteers at no cost to patients. It is open at the Jessamine County Health Department from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
October 12, 2009
Derby Shoppe celebrates 33 years The Derby Shoppe and Raggs will celebrate its 33rd anniversary Monday through Saturday with events and door prizes scheduled each day. The business, owned by Martha and John Caywood, opened in October of 1979 with men's clothing. A year later, women's clothing was added. The shop sells only women's clothing today, as well as shoes and Merle Norman cosmetics. Events for the week include trunk shows Monday through through Thursday, Chamber of Commerce After Hours from 4:30-6 p.m. on Thursday and lunch will be served 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday.
March 19, 2009
Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce will have its sixth annual fashion show from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 at Danville Country Club. The event will be presented by Community Trust Bank. Admission is $20 at the door or $17 in advance. Reservations are required by March 26. The price covers the fashion show, lunch, a chance to win door prizes and a goody bag. The show will include fashions from Anita's Attic, Carol's Bridal and Gifts, Coffey's Kids, Kids Alley, JCPenney, Jr's General Store, Lee Stephens, The Derby Shoppe and Raggs, and Walmart and accessories from A&L Accessories and Yesterday's Potions.
October 15, 2008
The second annual glow tournament will be held Friday, Nov. 7 at Riney B Disc Golf Course. Registration will be at hole No. 1 at 6:30 p.m. with a player's meeting at 7 p.m. The shotgun start will begin at 7:30 p.m. All PDGA divisions will be offered, but there must be at least four participants to have a division. One round of 24 holes will be played with glow discs. There will be player's packs for the first 20 to pre-register and discs will be awarded toamateur winners, with $100 added for pros across all divisions.
March 13, 2008
The Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital will hold its annual luncheon Friday, March 28, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Stanford Baptist Church Christian Life Center, 204 Church Street, Stanford. The luncheon meal will cost $5, which includes choice of country ham or chicken salad sandwich, cole slaw, chips, dessert and a drink. Door prizes will be given away, and tickets are being sold on chances to win $100 gift certificates to Food Lion and Durham's Grocery. Those tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Carryout and delivery orders are available the day of the luncheon.
July 31, 2007
Dear Editor, Concerned Bikers of Kentucky Inc. would like to thank all of those who sponsored our ride on July 21 for UK Health Care Kentucky Children's Hospital. We would also like to thank all of the people who donated door prizes, the Danville Police Department, Boyle County Fairgrounds and the riders for your help and support of the ride. Debbie Grabow Concerned Bikers of Kentucky Inc. Columbia
July 30, 2007
Matt Westerdale is in a wheelchair, but he's a fighter. And over the weekend, he had a lot of folks in his corner. Westerdale, who has had muscular dystrophy since childhood, has been active in Jerry Lewis Telethons and other Muscular Dystrophy Association events. This summer, he decided to organize his own fundraiser for MDA at St. Joseph Catholic Church's fellowship hall. The event was held from 7 to 11 Saturday night and was attended by about 50 or 60 people at one time.
July 27, 2007
TRAPP SCHOOL REUNION The 30th annual Trapp School reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Trapp Elementary School, Irvine Road. An auction will be held with Wilma Ballard as auctioneer and a catered dinner will be served at 5 p.m. The fee for the dinner is $12. For more information, call Mae Epperson, 744-1643; Lucille Creech, 744-3425, or Joyce Rogers, 744-0487. The reunion is open to all those interested in the school. APPRECIATION DAY Time Warner Cable will host a Customer Appreciation Day for the entire family from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at 1617 Foodhaven Drive, Richmond.
July 11, 2007
SUMMER SENSATION SCHEDULED JULY 19 The third annual Summer Sensation for the Young at Heart will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the First Church of God, 2500 Colby Road. This is is a community day for senior citizens sponsored by the Clark County Aging Advocacy Coalition. Tickets will be $1 in advance or $2 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the Clark Regional Medical Center or The Generations Center, 744-3235. Exhibits and health screenings will be available, door prizes will be awarded, and entertainment will be provided by the LLL Club Band.