You may wonder what I have been doing since my last column. I can honestly tell you…everything. I’ve taken up knitting again, which I probably haven’t done for more than 30 years. It really helps with the evening snacking issue, too. Who wants to get their hands all gooey with something sweet and knit at the same time? Me!
Carroll County Animal Support will have a booth in the vendors tent at A Christmas Carroll this Saturday, Dec. 1.
Additionally, several “meet and greets” are planned at the VF Outlet mall on Hwy. 227, during which adoptable pets will be available. Applications for adoption also will be available to anyone interested in giving one of the dogs or cats in foster care a permanent home.
The meet-and-greets are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23, in the mall lobby. For more information, call (502) 732-6040.
Robin Caldwell Welch president of Carroll County Animal Support, received several checks from local businesses earlier this month.
This year’s winner of the Rev Up Your Engines sales contest in October was Earl Floyd Ford. The contest, between the Ford dealership and Herb Kinman Chevrolet, donates $25 to CCAS for every vehicle sold during the month.
Carroll County Public Library - November is Fine Amnesty Month, reduce your fines and support the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank, an overdue item returned with a non-perishable food item will have fines forgiven, call the Library (502) 732-7020 for more information.
Stephanie Miles Ucan and Marcos Corchado-Castaneda of Carrollton announce the birth of their son, Denver Alexander Souix Corchado, born, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Marcos Alejandro Corchado 20, of Torreon Mexico helped welcome his little brother home.
Maternal grandparents are Phyllis and Larry Sculley of Port Royal, Ky. and Tommy and Denise Miles of Owenton, Ky. Maternal great grandparents are James Dempsey of Carrollton, and Irene Duncan of Amelia, Ohio.
Jarrett Boyd of Madison, Ind., the retired director of Carroll County Public Library, was elected in November to a term on the board of directors for the Friends of Kentucky Libraries Inc.
FKL is a statewide non-profit organization that advocates for Kentucky public libraries on the local, state and federal levels. It also provides support for the formation and success of local Friends chapters.