NAACP “Get Out The Vote” rally planned
The Danville-Boyle County NAACP chapter will hold a “Get Out The Vote” rally from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home at 446 Bate St. The aim of the rally is to educate the public about the importance of voting and civic involvement.
Blood drive planned in Danville
Area residents are invited to be life-savers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive.
A blood drive will be noon to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Boyle County Public Library in the Heart of Danville Community Room at 307 W. Broadway.
To schedule a donation or for more details, visit kybloodcenter.org or call (800) 775-2522.
Blood donors must have photo identification, be 17 years old (16 with parental consent}, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org.
New support program announced
The Danville Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Centers will sponsor a newly-created support group, Relatives as Parents, for grandparents or relatives raising children other than their own. The first meeting will be 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the American Red Cross office, 454 S. Third St.
Dinner and child care will be provided free of charge. For additional information or to RSVP, contact Kristi Short, director of Beacon Youth Services Center, at (859) 936-8473, or Anna Houston, director of Families First Family Resource Center, at (859) 936-8564.
Relatives as Parents is a program designed to assist family members who are raising children other than their own. A few of the RAP goals are to provide families with support services, resources, referral information and coping strategies.
The mission of Family Resource and Youth Service Centers is to remove barriers to student academic success.
Church offers craft fair
HARRODSBURG — Carpenter’s Christian Church will host its annual craft fair 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Food and drinks will be served all day. Vendors are asked to stay the full hours of the fair.
Silent auction to support St. Jude’s
Join the women of Tri Delta at Centre College in supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at their third annual silent auction which will take place outside the Colonel’s home football game Saturday. Bidding begins at 10 a.m. (kickoff at 1:30 p.m.) and ends at the final buzzer. There will be weekend getaways, University of Kentucky basketball tickets, jewelry, gift certificates and much more, as well as a raffle to win smaller items. All proceeds go to St. Jude, and this year’s goal is to top the $10,000 raised last year. Come cheer on the Colonels, and partner with the women of Tri Delta in fighting childhood cancer.