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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Freedom's Way Church 
1190 Tabb Rd. Cecilia (just off 1375)
March 23rd 8am - 1pm
Furniture, Appliances, Clothes, Shoes, Cookware, Utensils, Jewelry, Accessories, Household Knickknacks, etc. 
You can choose anything you want from our collection 
No money will be exchanged 
The public is invited to come on March 23rd to make your choices. Everyone Welcome. Anything left over after 1:00 will be donated to the Hospice Shop or ReStore. 
For directions or more information call Elaine Sallee (270)369-7808 

LCHS Job Shadow Program

Friday, March 29, 2019

LCHS Job Shadow program helps prepare future workforce

New program announced at LaRue Chamber Luncheon

 HODGENVILLE, Ky. – LaRue County Schools is piloting a new program to empower students to strengthen their college and career plans and make more successful transitions to life after high school.

Speaking at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, LCHS principal Denise Skaggs said all high school students will engage in six hours of job shadowing by March 29 to learn about potential careers.

“Our graduates must be prepared for what comes after high school, and one way we can ensure that is to provide opportunities for more meaningful career exploration,” Skaggs said. “This type of experience really makes a difference for students.”

Job shadowing is an opportunity for students to observe, ask questions and discover new insights for college and career planning, Skaggs said. It also provides the right environment to practice soft skills and begin developing a professional network.

LCHS senior Abigail Hazelwood already has completed her first job shadowing experience and said there are multiple benefits, from helping her make career decisions to making her more competitive for a college scholarship. She wants to enter the medical field and shadowed personnel at University of Louisville Hospital. There to observe a surgeon, she actually found herself drawn to anesthesiology, she said.

“I left the hospital with a huge smile on my face,” she said. “I knew anesthesiology is what I want to do, and that wasn’t even on my radar before job shadowing.”

For employers, job shadowing is an opportunity to introduce in-demand occupations and required qualifications to the community’s future workforce, LCS superintendent David Raleigh said.

“If we can connect an employer who is thinking about future workforce needs with a student who is exploring potential careers, it’s a win for everyone,” Raleigh said. “In the end, it’s about making the student, the employer and our entire community more successful.”

 Students will arrange their own job shadowing experiences. As such, area businesses may receive requests from students interested in their industries. Students are expected to complete six hours of shadowing on Fridays, when school is dismissed early; on Jan. 21 or Feb. 18, when school is not in session; or during one excused absence from school.

 In addition, students will complete a variety of activities in the classroom to prepare for job shadowing and are required to document their experience.

 “We have great students, and they’re excited to learn more about what awaits them in the workplace,” Skaggs said. “We also want to thank the employers, community partners and parents for their support of this new program.”

For more information, contact the high school at 270-358-2210.


Youth Auditions

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Volunteer Youth Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Bardstown, Kentucky – The Stephen Foster Drama Association will hold Youth Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for ages 6 – 15 on Tuesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 25 at the amphitheater.  Audition slots will be available from 3:30pm – 4:30pm & 4:30pm – 5:30pm both days, and those interested in auditioning should email billyb@stephenfoster.com to make an appointment and request audition materials.

Summer Employment Opportunities at the Amphitheater

Applications for summer employment are now available online at stephenfoster.com/jobs through Tuesday, April 16. Available positions include parking, concessions, ushers, box office, gift shop, stage crew, technical crew, and more.

The 2019 season begins on, June 8 with The Stephen Foster Story. Individual and season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at stephenfoster.com/tickets or by calling 800.626.1563.

Contact:
Billy Bass
Marketing Director 
The Stephen Foster Story

PO Box 546Bardstown, KY 
502-348-5971 


26 Mile Yard Sale

Saturday, April 27, 2019
26 mile yard sale, Ky Hwy 86, between US 62 and KY 60, Saturday April 27th, 2019. 
 
Sponsored by the Cecilia Ruritan Club. 


Nelson Co Special Olympics

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Annual Pancake Breakfast & Yard Sale
First Christian Church corner of HWY 31E and HWY 245
April 27th 
Breakfast 7am-11am 
Yard Sale 7am-2pm
 
Pancakes, Bacon, Sausage, Milk, Juice, Coffee 
Sugar Free syrup available 
 
Adults - $7.00
Children 6-12 - $5.00
Under 6 - Free
Sandwiches - $1.00
 
All proceeds benefit Nelson County Special Olympics
Make checks payable to Nelson County Special Olympics 

 
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