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THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

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Thursday, May 5
Trimble County Hymn Sing starts at 7 p.m. at the Corn Creek Baptist Church.

Saturday, May 7
Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends, also known as “Friends”) will be meeting for unprogrammed worship every Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. beginning May 7 at the Port Royal Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road (Hwy 193), Port Royal, Ky. This informal group is under the guidance of the Lexington Friends Meeting. Contact: Betsy Packard, dogbydog123@aol.com or call 502-529-1598 for more information.

Tuesday, May 10
Seekers of Serenity Circle of Light monthly meeting is 7-9 p.m. at the Harmonizing Health Retreat on New Hope Road, Bedford. Topic:  “Getting Along with Your Mate.” Women enjoy tea, networking and new friendships.

Thursday, May 12
Those interested in the Trimble County Apple Festival will meet at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office. The future of the event is in doubt due to the lack of volunteers needed to organize the autumn event. All interested citizens are urged to attend.

“Couponing 101” will be presented by Shelby County Extension Family/Consumer Sciences Agent Shelia Fawbush on May 12, 2011 at 6:30 PM at the Trimble County Extension Office. Please call 502.255.7188 to register for the class. Everyone is invited to attend.

Saturday, May 14
Mt. Byrd Christian Church will open its Food Pantry and Clothes Closet from 10 a.m to 1 p.m.
Trimble Travelers will tour Bardstown, including The Abbey of Gethsemani, My Old Kentucky Home and Rooster Run General Store today. Call Brenda McDowell at (502) 268-3077 or Elizabeth Wentworth at (502) 255-3622 for more information.

SPECIAL NOTICES
JCTC Trimble Adult Education offers free services for GED preparation, college preparation, ESL, etc.  The GED Test is free through June 30. After this date, test fee will be $60. Students can earn rewards while achieving their goals. Call (502) 255-9191 to schedule an appointment.

Trimble County High School Class of 1976 has scheduled its 35-year reunion for Sept. 17 at the Broadway Hotel Restaurant and Tavern in Madison, Ind. For information, contact Carla Ginn Goins at (812) 599-4600 or at kcgoins@cinergymetro.net, or contact Vickie Nelson Cull at (502) 532-6384 or at   Vickie.Cull@Trimble.kyschools.us.

Trimble County Arts Council will sponsor an art exhibit during the month of June at the Trimble County Library. Adults from Trimble County and the surrounding area (Madison Ind., and Carroll, Henry, and Oldham counties) may submit a maximum of two framed/ready-to-hang pieces at the library during the week of May 23-27. Entry forms are available at the library. The show will be on display beginning the first week of June. For more information,  call Anne Marie Horine, officer, Trimble County Arts Council, at (502) 255-3280.

A Foster Parent and Adoption awareness conference is set for 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Thornhill Baptist Church, 1142 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Ky. The conference is open to anyone interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. To register, vist SurveyMonkey.com/s/Y8F6H7Q or contact April Pieper of the Foster and Adoptive Parent Training Network at (270) 535-9526 or at aprilpieper@gmail.com.