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  • Workshop for veterans offered April 25

    A workshop for veterans of all military services will be offered Friday, April 25.

    The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. at 1425 Old Hodgenville Road and is for veterans and their significant others.

    A national service officer will be available to answer questions. Lunch will be served.

    For more information, call Junior Patterson at 789-4896 or Mike Hash at 465-9845 or 469-6286 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

  • St. Jude benefit poker run is April 19

    A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital benefit poker run is set for Saturday, April 19 at Green River Plaza behind Burger King.

    The event is sponsored by the Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club.

    By participating in the event, participants will help raise funds for children in the world who are stricken with diseases like cancer, AIDS and sickle cell anemia. Funds raised will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

    Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The entry fee is $10.

  • CU students to perform April 19-20

    "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by Campbellsville University senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville, will be performed at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20 in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    "I'm going to college now!" opens the show and sets the stage for the production that follows the lives of a close-knit group of friends as they journey through college.

  • Mid-Kentucky Chorus spring concert is April 17

    The Mid-Kentucky Chorus spring concert will feature the multi-faceted sounds of the chorus and will serve as one of the opening events celebrating the Lincoln Bicentennial.

    Started as the Community Chorus at St. Catharine, at least seven counties are represented with the majority coming from Marion, Washington and Nelson counties.

  • CU Wind Ensemble to perform April 22

    The Campbellsville University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Director of Bands Dr. David M. McCullough, will present its spring concert on Tuesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. in the University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    "The program will feature some of the greatest works of the wind band repertoire and should offer an exciting concert experience for audience and performers alike," McCullough said.

  • CU to present aquatic symposium

    Campbellsville University is hosting the third annual Upper Green River Aquatic Fauna Symposium on Friday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Student Union Building.

    Dr. Richie Kessler, associate professor of biology/environmental studies program coordinator, said the symposium is free and open to the public, especially for visiting researchers, faculty and students.

    The symposium schedule follows:

    - 1 to 1:10 p.m. - welcome and introduction.

  • Library to host Earth Day celebration

    The Taylor County Public Library will host an Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Stories, crafts and refreshments will be available.

    The library is now open until 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • LWC to offer cultural events that celebrate musical and medical pioneers

    Two upcoming events at Lindsey Wilson College will offer area residents an opportunity to enjoy compositions by musical pioneers and then learn about a medical pioneer from Kentucky.

    The Green River Trio will perform pieces by Joseph Haydn and Johannes Brahms on Sunday, April 20. Then on Tuesday, April 22, a living history event about medical pioneer Dr. Ephraim McDowell will be performed.

    Both events - which are part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - are free and open to the public.

  • Blood drive is April 18

    The Kentucky Blood Center is encouraging eligible blood donors to give at an upcoming blood drive and to bring a new blood donor along.

    Not only will blood donors help save the lives of Kentucky patients, they also will receive a free mini-physical.

    The next opportunity to donate will be Friday, April 18 at Forcht Bank on East Broadway from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (800) 775-2522.

  • Search is on for outstanding older worker

    Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.