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  • Dow Corning to host blood drive March 25

    During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross invites everyone to support their communities by giving blood or platelets, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation.

    The Red Cross will hold a blood donation drive 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday, March 25 at Dow Corning, 4770 U.S. 42 East in Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of March 6, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

     

    Wednesday, March 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; CC Animal support, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time. 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 6, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, March 6: Pictionary with Peggy, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 7: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 8: Lunch at Steak & Shake, 10 a.m.

    Monday, March 11: St. Patty’s Bingo with refreshments, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 12: Bingo with candy from Interim Healthcare, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, March 13: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

  • Adoptions at CCAS
  • Mudathalon returns to General Butler park May 11

    General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will host its second Mudathlon Event Saturday, May, 11.

    Officials anticipate at least 2,000 participants in addition to spectators.  Mudathlon® offers an adventurous off road run that is uniquely challenging and focused on fun from start to finish. Mudathletes® will navigate a 3 mile course with 40 obstacles, including the Mud Slide®, Cargo Net Climb®, and the 100 Yard Long Mucking Mud Pit®.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Feb. 27, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 1: Commodity pick up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 4: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation with Mitzi from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; artist reception: Phyllis McLaughlin, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, March 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Dr. Seuss Bash at Winn Elementary; Game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • CCAS adoption corner
  • With planning, salads don’t have to be boring

    Hello once again my friends. Another month has gone by, the snow and ice are still here and, well, not much seems to have changed. Winter doldrums are in full effect.

    On a brighter note, spring is just around the corner. I even noticed my Easter lilies popping up with the last warm spell we had. It is certainly nice to see some green when everything seems so brown and blah.

  • Group to raise funds for mental illness awareness

    The Raising Awareness Through Education Rock Fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Camp Kysoc in Carrollton.

    The purpose is to raise money for mental illness research and to raise awareness for the various types of mental illnesses through a non-profit organization known as the National Alliance for Mental Illness. 

    Team RATE’s goal is to raise $1,000 by the NAMI 5k walk/run in May that will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio.