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  • College to host women's retreat

    Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro will host Kentucky's Retreat for Women Writers on July 25-28.

    The event is open to women age 18 and up and is designed for both the experienced and beginning writer with the intention of providing intellectually stimulating activities that will inspire future writing.

    Participants will spend two days and three evenings with the retreat faculty and a community of fellow writers.

  • CU to host 'Kids College'

    Looking for a fun, educational experience for your child this summer?

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center is in its fifth year hosting "Kids College," which provides fun, fellowship and learning for students going into grades three through eight in the 2008-2009 school year.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the technology center at CU, has organized Kids College, the second session of which will be through July 24.

    A first session was June 23-26. Children who attended may return and attend the second session if they desire.

  • TRH to host Heartsavers course July 17

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Class on Thursday, July 17 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • CU to host kids' classes

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center will host kids' classes in October.

    - A Celebrate the Seasons class will be Oct. 6-9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for children ages 8 and up. Participants will celebrate a season for each day with a cooking and craft class. Children will make "dirt" in the spring and colored egg soap. Space is limited. Cost is $65.

  • TRH to host first aid course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, July 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    This course will provide the participant with a sound foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

    Cost is $50. Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 789-5862.

  • TRH to host free diabetes course July 14

    If you could be free from shots for your diabetes, wouldn't you want to be?

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a free class on insulin pump therapy on Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Regional Hospital meeting room.

    The class will be presented by RN Judy Harrison who will explain the benefits of insulin pump therapy, answer questions and give an insulin pump demonstration.

    To register for the course, call (800) 280-7801 Ext. 10808 or visit www.sayyestopumping.com by July 7.

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a Cooper Clayton Stop Smoking Class in the summer and fall.

    The classes are free and will begin Thursday, July 17 at 4:30 p.m. Each class will last about an hour. The courses will extend more than 12 weeks.

    The Cooper Clayton Method to Become a Non-Smoker is an effective smoking cessation method that addresses all aspects of smoking.

    The method uses nicotine gum or nicotine patches and provides 12 intensive education sessions followed by weekly support group meetings focusing on relapse prevention.

  • Library to host back-to-school night

    Taylor County Public Library will host a back-to-school night on Tuesday, July 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Those who wish to attend should bring their teacher's name for the next school year. Participants will be able to make a craft to give to teachers on the first day of the new school year.

    Story time, snacks and full library services will also be available.

    The Friends of Taylor County Public Library group will have its next meeting Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the library.

  • Scarecrow performs next in Lebanon concert series

    The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday.

    Scarecrow, one of central Kentucky's finest show bands, will perform country and pop music from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

    For a complete Live in Lebanon schedule, visit www.visitlebanonky.com.

    For more information, call (270) 692-3970 or e-mail bigjims@alltel.net.

  • Gospel singing is Sunday

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will sponsor the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration's annual gospel singing.

    This year's event will be Sunday in the church's auditorium. The singing begins at 6:30 p.m.

    This is an official event of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration and will mark the 10th consecutive year for the event.

    Three groups will perform at this year's singing: The Joymakers, The Polston Family and From the Heart.