News in Brief – 5/25/10
Izaak Walton League to honor vets with fishing day
WATERLOO — The Izaak Walton League of America, Lawrence County Chapter, will sponsor a first-ever U.S.A. Veterans Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5 at the Izaak Walton lake on Texas Hollow Road (Township Road 140) off Etna-Waterloo Road.
The activities will include free fishing and lunch served at noon. According to a prepared statement, the day is set aside to honor both military veterans and active duty personnel.
Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted.
For more information call Ron Gaffney at 532-5073 or 643-1834.
Concert set for Memorial Day
ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland’s Central Park will feature four musical acts at the bandstand this Memorial Day.
The Joe Freeman Band, Stephen Salyers, Bronson Bush and Katie Owens will be singing beginning at 5 p.m. Monday.
The entertainment is sponsored by the City of Ashland and the Recreation Department.
A patriotic program will be included featuring a salute to all veterans, fallen and living.
Free ice cream and door prizes will be given out and there will be a visit from Peanuts the clown. The concession stand will also be open.
For more information, call (606) 327-2046 or (606) 329-1007.
ACTC college camp starts June 14
ASHLAND, Ky. — College Camp 2010 at Ashland Community and Technical College offers classes ranging from computer tools to movie making to health and fitness.
The afternoon classes for ages 6 to 13 provide hands-on learning in exciting subjects not offered during the regular school year.
Students may take from one to four of the one-hour classes, and each class is $35. There is a $20 discount for students who take four classes.
Camp will be held June 14 to 25. Each class has an enrollment limit to maximize learning opportunities, and registration is on a first come basis.
To register or request a schedule, contact ACTC Lifelong Learning, 606-326-2072 or 800-928-4256 ext. 62072, email: as_LLL@kctcs.edu. The class schedule is on ACTC’s website at – ashland.kctcs.edu.
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