The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission received an $87,000 contribution to help families and children have enough to eat.
The donation – which was given to the non-profit organization through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program – will work to keep the shelves stocked at a local food pantry and help families start and expand food gardens in Carroll County.
At a meeting toward the end of June, I had a discussion about how quickly the summer was going by and that it seemed like it was almost over. The funny part about this discussion is that summer had not actually even started.
Our definition of the seasons is no longer determined by when they actually start, but by when our idea of them starts. Summer might be the most extreme example of this, but they all seem to follow the pattern ingrained in us by the schedule we followed from age 5 to age 18: the school calendar.
Feed the Children and Speedway Children’s Charities will host a free food distribution event Aug. 14 at Carroll County High School. Volunteers will need to be on site at 8 a.m. to unload the truck. A meeting for volunteers will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at First Baptist Church in Carrollton.
Eligible families will receive vouchers from Carroll County Schools for food, and pick up will be held from 10 a.m.-noon at the high school parking lot near the athletics fields. Signs will be posted to help direct traffic, which will enter from Hwy. 227.
Carroll County Public Library invites area youngsters to come learn about Willy Shakespeare, while they enjoy real theater training — and funny accents. Share the spotlight with fellow actors and perform for friends and family.
Camp Shakespeare fosters an appreciation of the words and works of William Shakespeare by providing opportunities to explore the theater arts through imaginative play, visual arts, movement, storytelling, design, text analysis, and more.
The Carroll County High School classes of 1978 and 1979 are making plans for a joint reunion on Sept. 20, 2014 at Camp Kysoc, Carrollton, Ky.
Reunion details and events leading up to the reunion can be found on a community Facebook page titled “Carroll County Class of 1978 & 1979 Class Reunion,” plus hard copy registration information will be will be mailed to graduates.