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Ride for PRIDE Benefit

London Drag Way with riding trails in Daniel Boone National Forest
Ready for Spring? If you’re anxious to hit the trails, then plan to attend the Ride for PRIDE Benefit in the scenic Daniel Boone National Forest in London, Ky. Ride and camp 4/2-6. Concerts and vendors 4/4-5. Inflatables for kids 4/5. You'll be helping PRIDE, the nonprofit that helps Southern & Eastern Kentucky communities clean the environment. Based at the London Drag Way, conveniently located less than 10 miles from I-75. $20/person for all 4 days with primitive campsite. $10 day passes available 4/4 and 4/5. 12 and under free.

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, 888-577-4339 (toll free), http://kypride.org/2014/03/ride-for-pride/


Laurel River Baptist Association Revival

Calvary Baptist Church, 110 Whorter St, London, KY
Area Wide Revival
March 23 thru March 26, 2014

Roy S. Faulkner, Director of Missions


Lunsford Family Reunion

DAV PARK in Keavy,Ky
Bring a covered dish and drinks.Come and have fun.

Connie at 606-215-1279.


Lunsford Family Reunion

DAV Park in Keavy,Ky
Please bring a covered dish and drink.

For directions or questions please contact Connie at 606-215-1279.


Fur Ever Friends, Inc. Hosts Bikers for Barkers Motorcycle Ride

Jun 2, 2012 10:00 A.M.

Wildcat Harley in London, Kentucky
The ride will begin at Wildcat Harley, travel to the Natural Arch and Cumberland Falls and back to Harley. Cost 20.00 per rider/5.00 for additional rider. Fish fry to follow. Cost: 6.00. 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit our communities animals.

Donna Slover
606-521-6014



BBQ Lunch Fundraiser for Relay for Life

May 16, 2012 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.

Courthouse in London
BBQ delivered to you!!!

Join us for a BBQ lunch to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Laurel County.

The Circle of Friends Relay for Life team is hosting a BBQ lunch on May 16th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the courthouse in London. Call ahead to order and you can have the lunch delivered to you!

Boxed lunches will be $7.00 and will include a BBQ pork sandwich, chips, coleslaw, and beans.

To place an order, please call 606-231-3050 by 9am on Wednesday, May 16th.

606-231-3050


2012 Fight Back Frenzy

Jun 2, 2012 7:00 A.M.

Broad Street parking lot across from Medical Arts Building
2012 Fight Back Frenzy
"Walk Casual/Run Fast/Fight Hard"
Saturday, June 2, 2012

Registration starts at 7:00am and will be in the Broad Street Parking Lot, across from Medical Arts Building.

The Run/Walk begins at 8:00am and will be at this location as well.

$20 pre-registration by May 19th, 2012; after deadline $25
All participants that pre-register will receive a FREE T-SHIRT!!!

Judy Ward
robin123@windstream.net

Amber Hensley
ahense@hotmail.com



Memorial Hospital Foundation's Boots & BBQ Gala

May 10, 2012 6:30 P.M.-10:00 P.M.

EKU Manchester
6:30 P.M.
Photos, Hors D'Oeuvres

6:30-10:00 P.M.
Silent Auction

7:00 P.M.
Dinner

8:00-10:00 P.M.
Live Music from Nashville recording artists The Springs
Presented by B&W Resources

Western wear, adults 18 and older.
Proceeds will go to the Memorial Hospital Foundation for a new nurse call system.

Call Rebecca Webster at 606-598-5104 Ext. 4714
or email at rebecca.webster@ahss.org
to reserve a table or for more information.




Forcht Bank Corn Hole Tournament

May 5, 2012 12:00 P.M.

Pavillion area of Laurel County Fairgrounds
Forcht Bank London Market is Fighting back!!! We would like to invite everyone out to join us in our efforts to fight against cancer.

We will be hosting a corn hole tournament at the Laurel County Fairgrounds in London and all proceeds will go to the Relay For Life!!!

Registration starts at 12:00
Tournaments start at 1:00

Food, Silent Auction, T-shirts!

Entry Fee $20

1st Place $100
2nd Place $75
3rd Place $50
Hope to see everyone there!!!





1st Annual Handy Family of Hotels Poker Run

May 12, 2012 9:00 A.M.

Starting at Baymont Inn and Suites, London and ending at National Heritage Inn of Renfro Valley
Poker run to benefit Sunrise Children Services of Kentucky, and to promote tourism in Southeastern Kentucky.

Cost: $40 registration, includes 1 hand, t-shirt and buffet lunch @ Bubby’s BBQ of Corbin
proceeds to be given to Sunrise

Prizes will be awarded for Best Hand, Worst Hand, and Joker’s Wild (only one joker will be mixed in with the decks)

Gabriell Rivera, 606.304.8462


Lincoln Dinner

May 10, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Laurel-London Optimist Club
The Laurel County Republican Women's Club is proud to host the annual Lincoln Dinner on Thursday evening, May 10th at 6:00pm at the Laurel-London Optimist Club.
Keynote Speaker will be Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, James Comer. Also featured will be local candidates as well as a Silent Auction.
Tickets: $25 per person for adults and $15 per person (students through high school).

To purchase tickets call:
Billie Chaney 864-2728
LeAnn Jones 521-1509
Susan Weaver 309-1496

To purchase tickets call:
Billie Chaney 864-2728
LeAnn Jones 521-1509
Susan Weaver 309-1496



Redbud Ride Weekend

Apr 20, 2012 - Apr 21, 2012 6:00 P.M., 11:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

Downtown London, KY
The Redbud Ride Weekend will offer fun for everyone, including the nearly 1,000 cyclists joining us from 18 states!

Friday, April 20- Downtown- Live Music and great food! 6p.m.

Saturday, April 21- Farmers Market - Live Music, BBQ & More! 11a.m.-7p.m

You won't want to miss it!

Downtown businesses will also be playing "Old Maid with a Twist!" Find the Old Maid and you could win a prize package valued at $1,000! Stay Tuned!

Please remember to share the road.




Laurel County Emergency Relief Event

Apr 21, 2012 2:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.

South Laurel High School London, KY
Charity event benefiting East Bernstadt tornado victims. 100% of proceeds going to United Way for East Bernstadt families!

Admission: $5 donation.

Sponsor the event for as little as $100.00! (Company name will be listed on Charity t-shirts!)

Contact Martha 606-224-9399

Contact Martha 606-224-9399


Master Gardeners Flower and Garden Show

London Community Center South Main Street London KY
Demonstrations and exhibits will be available on both Satruday and Sunday.
Subjects include gardening using straw bales, Square Foot method, Vertical Planting. On Saturday Dr. Thomas Barnes at 2:00 PM. Lots of activities for children, beekeepers will have a demo, worms at work in a vermicomposter, insect observatory, make and take crafts and specially made Zoopoopydoo compost from the hooved animals of the Louisville Zoo. Our vendors will have a wide arrays of products for your garden or Mothers Day Shopping. Admission is free!

Sheila Truett
President, AMGRO
Appalachian Gardeners Reaching Out
606-877-4685



Master Gardeners Flower and Garden Show

London Community Center South Main St. London
Come join us for demonstrations on Straw Bale, Vertical and Square Foot Gardening. For our young gardeners, a working beehive, vermicomposting (watch the worms work!) hands on make and take crafts and an insect observatory. At 2:00 PM on Saturday Dr. Thomas Barnes, author of Kentucky's Last Great Places will be speaking. At our vendors row you'll everything from beautiful plants to salvage art. Stop by an pick up a free hardwood seedling while supplies last or check out the antique tractors on display. Free Admission.

Bonnie Sigmon
Laurel County Horticulture Ext. Agent
606-864-4167



The Gathering 2012 Prayer & Worship Conference

May 2, 2012 - May 6, 2012 May 2-4 7pm, May 5 9:30am, May 6 11am 7 6pm.

Freedom Christian Fellowship Church
“The Gathering 2012: Prayer & Worship Conference” we invite you to come out and experience what happens when a region comes together for prayer and worship! Conference hostess Dayla Saylor would like to invite everyone to come out and be a part of this 3rd annual conference at Freedom Christian Fellowship London, Kentucky. Savanna Lewis-Helton and FCF praise team will be worshiping nightly.
May 2nd Wednesday at 7PM Pastor Mark Hisle from Parkway Praise Center London, Kentucky. http://www.parkwaypraisecenter.com/
Thursday May 3rd at 7PM (National Day of Prayer) Pastor Reva Kasey from Evangel World Prayer Center in Louisville, Kentucky. May 4th at 10AM Worship by Savanna Lewis-Helton & Pastor Reva Kasey will be ministering. http://www.revakaseyministries.org/
May 4th at 7PM special worship time with Music Minister Mark Ellis and the Community Family Church Praise Team from Independence, Kentucky. Ministering will be FCF’s own Pastor Jerry Lewis. http://www.cfcky.com/wp/
Then on May 5th Saturday at 9:30 AM join us for a special time of prayer and intercession for our nation. (2 Chronicles 7:14 “ If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”)
May 6th Sunday 11 AM & 6PM Evangelist Beth Stephens from Atlanta, Georgia. http://www.bethstephens.org

For directions or more information call 606-864-8107 or email freedomcf@windstream.net


Dayla Saylor
606-864-8107