Memorial Day service
There will be a Memorial Day service at Hazard City Hall beginning at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The public is invited to attend.
Vacation Bible School at Smithsboro Baptist
Smithsboro Baptist Church will host the Colossal Coaster Vacation Bible School for children ages 3 through the 12th grade on June 2-6, from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.
Camp Nathanael Day Camp
The Camp Nathanael Day Camp will be held June 5-7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Cost is $50. Please register by June 1. For more information, call 251-3231 or 785-9822.
Three Bridges southern gospel concert
First Baptist Church of Hazard will host the Three Bridges southern gospel concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. For more information call 436-3533.
Colossal Coaster Vacation Bible School
The Colossal Coaster Vacation Bible School begin Sunday, June 2 through Friday, June 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly, at the First Baptist Church of Hazard. For more information call 436-3533.
Women’s club tea party
It’s tea time! The Hazard-Perry County Women’s Club will hold the Second Annual Tea Party on Saturday, June 8 at the First Presbyterian Church from 2 to 4 p.m. The entertainment will include ballet dancing, a delicious meal will be served, door prizes will be awarded, and information about tea will be presented – all for only $15 a person. The price is only $10 for those ages 5 to 10 and age 4 and younger are admitted for free. Upon arrival, each little girl will be presented with a hat she can decorate for wearing at the tea. Also at the luncheon, two awards will be presented — Professional Business Woman of the Year and Mother of the Year. To purchase tickets in advance, call 436-3158.
Ky. River District Board of Health meeting
There will be a meeting of the Kentucky River District Board of Health on Tuesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ponderosa in Hazard. All board members are encouraged to attend.
East Perry Elementary cheerleading
Any child planning to attend East Perry Elementary who will be in kindergarten through 4th grade, and interested in cheerleading, needs to attend open gym Monday, May 27 at Perry County Central lobby from 3:15-5:15. Any questions, please call Nicole Feltner at 233-1946.
Hospice volunteer training
Hospice of the Bluegrass-Mountain Community will host volunteer training on Thursday, May 30 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the hospice care center in Hazard, located at 57 Dennis Sandlin Cove. For more information, contact Linda Eversole at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 560-1101. There is an opportunity for everyone to volunteer.
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.
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.
Coach Al Holland’s Individual Basketball Camp
Coach Al Holland’s Individual Basketball Camp will be held later this month for boys and girls in the area. The camp will be be from May 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. There will also be a shooting and ball handling camp May 28–31 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The camp is for players from kindergarten through 8th grade, and players can be dropped off at Memorial Gym after 8 a.m. Concessions will be sold during break each day. Players will be divided into age groups, ability, and gender. All players will receive a T-shirt, trophy, and compete for awards for attending camp. Camp fee is $60, and players can sign up first day of camp at Memorial Gym.
Kevin Spurlock Summer Basketball Camp
The Kevin Spurlock Summer Basketball Camp will be held June 3-5 at Perry Central High School, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The camp is for boys and girls in the area, ages kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration will be held June 3; fee is $60.
Coach Fannin’s Hazard Basketball Camp
Coach Fannin’s Hazard Basketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at Memorial Gym in Hazard. The camp is for boys and girls ages preschool through 8th grade, and will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day. Campers will receive trophies, free T-shirts, and participate in Knockout, 3-on-3, hotshot and lots of fun.
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.
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.
Healthcare Career Craze open to 12 to 15-year-olds
Those ages 12 to 15 have a chance to learn about potential careers during the “Career Craze” held at the Technical Campus of Hazard Community and Technical College June 24 to June 27. The sessions will focus on healthcare from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Areas covered include nursing, certified nurse aide, radiography, sonography, surgical tech, physical therapy, and pharmacy programs. Emergency care occupations such as EMT and paramedic also will be explored. To register, contact Myla.Barrett@kctcs.edu or call Myla at (606) 487-3065.
Music in the Mountains Contemporary Singing
Amanda Combs, Hazard native, is excited to share her vocal knowledge with her hometown during a 4-day camp at Hazard Community and Technical College for students in grades 7 - 12. Amanda is working on her Masters of Music degree at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The camp will run Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at HCTC’s First Federal Center, Rooms 123 B and C. The camp will conclude with a concert on Thursday night. Amanda will teach students breathing techniques, sound placement, relaxation/relaxed vowels, stage presence, how to use a microphone, and some songwriting. Depending on the interest of the class, the All State Choral piece may be included. The camp will also allow time for group, trio, duo, and solo work. Space is limited to 15 students. To sign up, contact Janet.Hurley@kctcs.edu or call Janet at 487-3068.
Music in the Mountains Choral Camp
Come spend the week at Hazard Community and Technical College with Hazard native Mark Fields who is back for his third year with Music in the Mountains. Mark will be teaching singers from grades 2 to 6. During the week, June 10 - 14, Mark will focus on vocal technique, musicianship, basic music reading skills, performance etiquette and, most importantly, having FUN! The camp will conclude with a concert on Friday night. The day camp will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the HCTC First Federal Center, Room 123-A. To sign up, contact Janet.Hurley@kctcs.edu or call Janet at 487-3068.