by Cris Ritchie
Revival at First Baptist Church of Town Mountain
First Baptist Church of Town Mountain will hold a three-day revival each evening at 6:30 p.m. on May 22-24. The featured guest speaker will be Rev. Don Davis from South Carolina.
Vacation Bible School at Airport Gardens Baptist
The Vacation Bible School, “Growing with God,” will be held at Airport Gardens Baptist Church May 17-19. Friday will be from 6 to 8 p.m., and from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kids in preschool through eighth grade are welcome. For more information, call 436-3625.
The Upper Second Creek Full Gospel Church and Pastor Jack Carter will host a women’s conference on May 16 at 6 p.m. featuring Jennifer Wilson and Rhonda Brock Whitehead, and the music of the Kevin Wilson Band. For more information, call 476-9390 or 233-9843, or Pastor Carter at 439-1141.
M.C. Napier 1950s & 60s reunion
The M.C. Napier 1950s & 60s class reunion will be held May 17 and 18 at the lodge at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Attendees will meet in the lobby for refreshments and bluegrass music from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday night. A buffet dinner will be in the conference room at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The cost of the reunion is $28 per person, or $6 per person if you only wish to attend Friday night and/or after dinner Saturday night. There will be oldies music Saturday night. RSVP and remit your check made payable to Nancy Landrum by May 12. Mail to 185 Park View Drive, Hazard, KY 41701. For more information call 606-436-8360, 859-576-1882, or 576-1883.
There will be a family reunion that will be held for Old Man John Shell of Leslie County on June 8 at 11 a.m. at Old Man John Shell’s old home located at 507 Laurel Creek Road, Chappell, KY. Laurel Creek Road is also known as 2009 Road. The family would like to invite anyone that has any history on Old Man John Shell. If you would like to come out and share and learn information about Old Man John Shell you are welcome. For more information, please contact Nathaniel Shell at 615-200-5601.
Ladies Day event
The Kentucky River District Health Department will host a Lady’s Day Event on Thursday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Perry County Health Center. All patients who meet criteria will be eligible to receive a $20 Walmart gift card upon completion of a short health and wellness survey. For more information call 606-436-2196.
Mother of the Year contest
The Hazard-Perry County Women’s Club will announce Mother of the Year in June and a writing contest is underway now. In 100 words or less, anyone can nominate any mother they know. The contest is open to those mothers who live in Perry County. The 100 words should include the name of the mother, the name and contact information of the person making the nomination, and reasons this mother stands out above all the rest. The nomination should be typed and sent to Hazard-Perry County Women’s Club, P.O. Box 1225, Hazard, KY 41702. The deadline is Friday, May 31. The public announcement of Mother of the Year will be on Saturday, June 8 during the Second Annual Hazard-Perry County Women’s Club Tea Party at First Presbyterian Church between 2 and 4 p.m.
Dilce Combs Grand Reunion
The 19th annual Dilce Combs Grand Reunion will be May 25 at the Whitaker Athletic Center at Jeff. The reunion is for all former students and teachers and provides a wonderful opportunity to visit with old friends. The doors open at 5 p.m. There will be a meal at 6:30. Music from the fifties to the present will begin at 9 p.m. The price of admission will be $20. To order a ticket, send a check to Dilce Combs Grand Reunion, PO Box 142, Jeff, KY 41751 or purchase from any committee member: Jan at 436-6203, Thelma 436-6037, Karen at 439-1310, Lanny at 476-8203, Marlene at 436-3626.
Summer camps at Challenger Center begin in May
The Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky announces their “Mad About Science!” Summer Camps.
The camps include: Astronaut for a Day, May 21 or July 18, ages 6 to 10.
Bugs & Guts, June 27, ages 7 to 10.
Space Base Emergency, June 25, ages 9 to 14.
Wild In Your Backyard, May 23 or July 25, ages 5 to 10.
LEGO Creations, June 4 or July 11, ages 6 to 12.
Totally Fun Science! June 13 or July 15, ages 8 to 10.
Gross Stuff! June 6 or July 9, ages 7 to 12.
Spy Tech, June 20 or July 30, ages 6 to 10.
Constellations & Mythology, June 3, ages 7 to 14.
LEGO Lunatics, May 29-30 or July 1-2, ages 11 to 16.
LEGO Gladiators, June 17-18 or July 22-23, ages 11 to 16.
The Great Rocket Design Challenge, June 11, ages 10 to 15.
To get details, call the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky at (606) 487-3049 or (800) 246-7521, ext. 73049
Career Craze to focus on Energy
A Career Craze Camp will be held for those ages 12 to 15 interested in coal careers. The Coal Career Program will cover the history, development, uses, and environmental concerns associated with the coal industry while exploring future career opportunities available for youth in Eastern Kentucky. The camp will be held at the Technical Campus of Hazard Community and Technical College June 17 to 20. The sessions meet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, contact Myla.Barrett@kctcs.edu or call Myla at (606) 487-3065.
CPR training offered
Hazard Community and Technical College will offer CPR training. This class is ideal for those wanting to enroll in an Allied Health Program. Classes will be held Tuesday, June 4 at 5 p.m.; Tuesday, June 18 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, July 16 at 5 p.m. at the Technical Campus in the Devert Owens building Room 102. Contact Cora Hamilton to register at 606-487-3071.
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