Nominations sought for county award
As a celebration of Women’s History Month, Bluegrass Alliance for Women (BAW) again will recognize women who are furthering the BAW mission of creating grassroots opportunities that empower women and girls in the areas of economic sufficiency, education, health and well-being, equity and leadership.
Nomination forms and criteria for Impact Award nominations are posted on BAW’s web site at www.bluegrassallianceforwomen.com. The deadline for submitting nominations is Feb. 22.
Impact nominees are judged by county. The county Impact winner will then be judged with other county winners for the Legacy Award. The Impact Awards will be presented at the March 19 Legacy Award Luncheon at Clarion Hotel in Lexington. All nominees will be recognized at the luncheon.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will be the luncheon speaker and Renee Shaw of KET will be the mistress of ceremonies.
Luncheon registration information also is on BAW’s website. Individual tickets are $25 and a reserved table for eight is $210. Sponsor tables also are available. Corporate sponsor is $300 and non-profit sponsor is $250. Sponsor tables include table signage, recognition and an ad in the program as table sponsor, and display table space.
Senator to be in Liberty on Friday
LIBERTY — Sen. Rand Paul will attend a roundtable at noon Friday at the Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center in Liberty. The event is being sponsored by the Liberty-Casey County Chamber of Commerce and is free. For more information, call the chamber at (606) 787-7106.
Concealed carry training class set
The Department of Criminal Justice Training will offer a concealed carry class at 9 a.m.¿Saturday in Boyle County. For more information, call (859) 332-7728 or (859) 583-5716.
Applications being accepted for Washington youth trip
LIBERTY — Casey County Chamber of Commerce member Inter-County Energy will award one junior high school student from the Casey County district an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., this summer as part of the annual Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
All eligible Casey County students are urged to apply. An application form may be downloaded from Inter-County Energy’s website at: http://www.intercountyenergy.net/ content/washington-youth-tour
For more information, contact April Burgess at (859) 936-7822 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More details on the program — including the week long itinerary — can be found at the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour website.
Family centers to hold meeting
Danville Family Resource and Youth Services Centers are extending a special invitation to any grandparent or non-parent relative raising a child (not naturally born to them) to the next Relatives As Parents group meeting, 5 p.m. Thursday at the American Red Cross building next to the health department.
This week’s special guest will be Opal Johnson, couponing expert. She will provide couponing start up kits for attendees. Door prizes, free food and free child care will be provided.
RSVP to Kristi Short, (859) 936-847,3 or Anna Houston, (859) 936-8564.
Garrard County Board of Education — 6 p.m. today at 322 W. Maple Ave. for a special meeting to address expulsion hearings in executive session.