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Chamber of Commerce luncheon
This month’s meeting will be Thursday at noon. The State Chamber will be the guest speaker. The Teacup will be catering. Please R.S.V.P.
Parent support group
Do you have a child or youth with an emotional, social or behavioral diagnoses? Do you want support, friendship and the comfort of knowing that you’re not alone?
At February’s Parent to Parent meeting, Rhonda Logsdon with the Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (Ky-spin) will talk to parents/caregivers who have questions regarding special education.
This parent support group will be Thursday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Office at 66 Spears Drive, in Taylorsville. Childcare and dinner will be provided at no cost.
For more information or to RSVP please contact: Renita Murphy - (502) 477-9917
Park trails closed
Taylorsville Lake State Park trails are closed due to the winter storm and the ice that has caused trees and tree limbs to fall. The trails will be closed until further notice. Trail users should call parks in advance to check on trail openings and conditions.
Valentine night out
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church invites the community to a Valentine’s night out this Friday evening. Enjoy a spaghetti dinner with side salad, dessert and a drink at 6 p.m. Then stay around for the movie “Fireproof” at 7 p.m.
Babysitting and pizza for children will be provided. Donations appreciated. This is a fundraiser for Youth Camp and risers for musical and play activities.
If it’s getting close to the Valentine Day holiday, it must be getting close to the annual American Red Cross Valentine Gala at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.
Tickets are now on sale to benefit the Bullittt/Spencer County Service Center of the American Red Cross. Tickets are $50 per person, $100 per couple or $400 for a table of eight. Half of each ticket price is tax deductible.
This year’s dinner and dance will be on Saturday, Feb. 14. Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. and dinner starts at 8 p.m. Hans Sander will again provide the dinner music.
At 9 p.m., Karen Krafts and Kiks will again provide the dance music. To purchase a chance in advance, call 955-6259. Chances for various prizes are also being sold. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 955-6259. The deadline for tickets will be on Feb. 6.
The community is invited to attend the Spencer County FFA Agricultural Commodity Breakfast February 16 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Spencer County High School.
The Ag Commodity Breakfast provides an opportunity for Spencer County residents to come together in a casual “meet and greet” environment. There will not be a program and you are welcomed to come in at anytime to eat. FFA’s goal is to showcase agricultural commodities and the Spencer County FFA program in a casual setting by providing agriculturally-based breakfast foods to eat and FFA members to serve.
If possible, please R.S.V.P. by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-477-2781 and leave the number attending by Thursday. Please consider coming to Spencer County High School on February 16 to enjoy a breakfast that truly showcases what American Agriculture is about.
Taylorsville VFW Post #11426 and the Ladies Auxiliary have their monthly meeting the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
Free tax preparation
Finance and Administration Cabinet Sec. Jonathan Miller announced today the location of 10 taxpayer service centers across the state. These centers will be providing free tax preparation services to individuals who need help filling out and filing their 2008 tax forms. The closest one to Spencer County is located in Louisville at 600 West Cedar Street, 2nd Floor West. Phone: (502) 595-4512. FAX: (502) 595-4205.
Senior Center activities
The Multi Purpose Community Action Senior Center is the place to be for ages 60 and older. There is food, crafts, games, and education. Lunch is served daily. Contributions are accepted for meals but no one is denied a lunch due to inability to pay. Please call by 11 a.m. the day before to let us know you will be having lunch. Transportation is provided Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The facility is located at 44 Creekside Drive in Taylorsville and is open from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information please call Linda at 477-8296.
Guard Duty interviewing Korean War veterans
Attention all Korean Veterans! Guard Duty will focus on the Korean War of 1950-1953 for this year’s Veterans Salute in November and is requesting any veteran, male or female, serving at that time to call us with your experiences. Guard Duty is a non-profit organization supporting our military and veterans. It is our mission to also revive patriotism in the American heart by honouring God and country. For more information, please call DJ at 442-5462.
Carnival for a cure
Spencer County will be hosting its first “Carnival for a Cure” in downtown Taylorsville April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
We need vendors, parade participants involving any children’s groups,church floats, bands, etc. Every organization involving children is welcome! This will be a fun day of kids’ games, food, pony rides, inflatables, and a petting zoo!
To participate please contact email@example.com or Debby Cannon @ 502-477-9268.
The Spencer County Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at Elk Creek Restaurant and Grocery beginning at 7 p.m.
Families in need
Do you have some furniture piled up in the basement that you just aren’t using and probably never will? The Spencer County Family Resource Center has a few families that are in need of furniture. To donate, call Becky Wilson at 477-3202 or 477-0199.
Help for addictions
Lighthouse Baptist Church offers a faith-based program designed to help break the bonds of addiction. Meetings of Reformers Unanimous are held each Friday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the church, located at 88 Miller Road. Personal and group counseling are provided. Other free services include transportation, nursery and childcare. Call 477-8600 to schedule transportation.
Spencer County Lifeline
Alcohol-Drug Treatment Series and Anger Management classes will be held each Saturday from noon until 2:30 p.m. at 755 Taylorsville Road in Settlers Trace Center. A registration fee will be charged to enroll you in the classes. Classes are provided by House of Prayer Apostolic Church and are offered at no charge but you must be enrolled to participate. Please call 502-214-3287 to register.
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings are being held each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church located at 410 Main Cross Street in Taylorsville and each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on Washington Street.
AL-ANON meetings are being held each Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Taylorsville United Methodist Church.
Are you 65 years of age or over? Homeowners age 65 or over may be eligible to receive the homestead exemption if they reside in the home. This may reduce your real estate assessment on which your property tax bill is based. Are you receiving total disability payments? Homeowners who receive benefits for total disability may be entitled to receive a reduction in their real estate assessment on which your property tax bill is based. If you have any questions, please contact the Spencer County PVA office at 477-3207.
Lifelong Learning Center
The Spencer County Adult Education Program, located at 406 Main Cross St. in the Lifelong Learning Center, offers free adult basic education classes in reading, writing and math to any person in the community who would like to improve their basic academic skills. They help people prepare to pass the GED test, prepare for college or a job and qualify for a job-training program which is available to any person who has their high school diploma or GED. The Learning Center also offers free use of their computers and programs which can help people learn to type or use common office programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. The Learning Center also administers the GED official practice test for free. The passing of this test is required by state law in order to be eligible to take the Official GED Test. If you or anyone you know is interested in any of the services offered please contact the center at 502-477-3265.
Home Delivered Meals
The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency provides home delivered meals to senior citizens through the Spencer County Senior Life Enrichment Center. Seniors aged 60 and over that are homebound and are unable to prepare a meal may be eligible to receive the service. If you are interested or know of a senior that could use the service, please call Linda at 477-8296 to complete an intake form over the phone. If you are chosen to receive the service, a home visit will be scheduled to complete the activation process. Multi-Purpose CAA has many other senior support services and they encourage you to call and ask about what might be available to assist you or your elderly loved ones. This project is funded, in part, under a contract with KIPDA and the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Volunteers are needed to help with the home meal deliveries to our shut-ins. This requires a couple of hours one or more mornings a week based on your availability. Volunteers must provide their own transportation. There are also other volunteer opportunities available. Call Linda at Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency 477-8296.