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NEWS IN BRIEF – 8/29/12

Published 11:07am Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Registration forms ready for annual Foothills Art Festival

JACKSON — Artist registration forms for the 31st annual Foothills Art Festival are ready. The festival, at the indoor lodge at Canter’s Ave 4-H Camp, 5 miles northwest of Jackson, will be Friday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 14.

Artists are invited to exhibit in the following categories: oil/acrylic, pastel/drawing, traditional photography, enhanced photography, three dimensional work, and watercolor.

The exhibit is professionally judged but is not juried. Artists of all ages and experience are encouraged to enter. Entrants are limited to four works per category. Entry fees are $8 per piece or $28 for 4 pieces by the Sept. 7 deadline. If there is room available, late entries will be accepted at the rate of $9 per piece or $32 for 4 pieces.

A total of $1,395 will be awarded in prizes. The festival is sponsored by Sands Hill Mining, LLC and OSCO Industries Employees’ Charity Fund. A strong Purchase Award Patron program ensures sales with a preview reception Oct. 11. Members of the press, volunteers, and artists party with the buyers.

Foothills Art Festival is a program of Southern Hills Arts Council. For more information call the council at (740) 286-6355 or write Box 149, Jackson, OH 45640 for further information or entry forms. Forms can be downloaded from the website at: www.markayjackson.org Registration deadline is Sept. 7.

 

Lawrence County DD announces free and reduced price lunch policy

IRONTON — Lawrence County Board of DD announced its 2012-2013 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals or free milk for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.

The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the federal guidelines are eligible for free and reduced price meals or free milk if the school participates in the Special Milk Program.

Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free and reduced-price benefits, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school.

 

Johnson to visit Ironton seniors

IRONTON — The future of Medicare will be a topic of discussion when Rep. Bill Johnson visits the area Friday.

First on his itinerary, Johnson will host a “Sit Down with Seniors” at the Park Avenue Apartments. The discussion will be 9 to 10 a.m. and feature a talk on guaranteeing the promise of Medicare and Social Security to current and future generations.

After brief opening remarks, Johnson will encourage those in attendance to ask questions and join the discussion. While there, Johnson will also meet with administrators, staff, and residents.

Johnson will also travel to Gallipolis to visit and tour Fruth Pharmacy from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Following the tour, Johnson will meet with pharmacists and staff to discuss challenges that Ohio pharmacies are facing today, such as changes in Medicaid plans and increasing prescription drug coverage.

 

South Point Local Schools announce free lunch policy

SOUTH POINT — The South Point School District has announced its 2012-2013 program year policy for free and reduced -price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.

The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the federal guidelines are eligible for free and reduced price meals or free milk if the school participates in the Special Milk Program.

Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free and reduced-price benefits, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school.

 

Labor Fest set for Monday in Central Park

ASHLAND, KY. — The City of Ashland Recreation Department will have its annual LaborFest in Central Park, at 3 p.m. Monday.

Entertainment will be John Thornsberry, Cher Nicole, and Stephen Salyers, The festival will also include a free ice cream social. There will be door prizes and free inflatable for the children. Peanuts will be there to create balloon art for the children. Cornhole games will also be offered. Attendee are asked to bring lawn chairs.

Mayor Tom Kelley will be present to welcome all attendees.

It is sponsored by Steen Funeral Homes, Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, the City of Ashland, the City of Ashland Recreation Department, WTCR/ Clear Channel, Amvets (Mike Wurts) First Presbyterian Church (the Rev. Jennifer Johnson) and Modern Foods.

LaborFest is a tribute to the working people of America.

 

Registration forms ready for annual Foothills Art Festival

JACKSON — Artist registration forms for the 31st annual Foothills Art Festival are ready. The festival, at the indoor lodge at Canter’s Ave 4-H Camp, 5 miles northwest of Jackson, will be Friday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 14.

Artists are invited to exhibit in the following categories: oil/acrylic, pastel/drawing, traditional photography, enhanced photography, three dimensional work, and watercolor.

The exhibit is professionally judged but is not juried. Artists of all ages and experience are encouraged to enter. Entrants are limited to 4 works per category. Entry fees are $8 per piece or $28 for 4 pieces by the September 7 deadline. If there is room available, late entries will be accepted at the rate of $9 per piece or $32 for 4 pieces.

A total of $1,395 will be awarded in prizes. The festival is sponsored by Sands Hill Mining, LLC and OSCO Industries Employees’ Charity Fund. A strong Purchase Award Patron program ensures sales with a preview reception Oct. 11. Members of the press, volunteers, and artists party with the buyers.

Foothills Art Festival is a program of Southern Hills Arts Council. For more information call the council at (740) 286-6355 or write Box 149, Jackson, Ohio 45640 for further information or entry forms. Forms can be downloaded from the website at: www.markayjackson.org Registration deadline is Sept. 7.

 

Lawrence County DD announces free and reduced price lunch policy

Lawrence County Board of DD today announced its 2012-2013 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals or free milk for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.

The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the Federal Guidelines are eligible for free and reduced price meals or free milk if the school participates in the Special Milk Program.

Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free and reduced-price benefits, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school.

 

 

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