The 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Fun Day will be held April 19, at the Stables of Creekside Glenn, formerly Blair Lake, from12 noon until 4 p.m. Please join us again this year for a day of FREE FUN for the entire family. We will have horse rides, inflatables, games, a police car, fire truck, face painting, food and more. We will be giving away door prizes as well. We will also be having an egg hunt, so please bring a basket! If you need more information, or have questions, please call 233-7682 or find us on facebook (Harlan County Autism Society).
April is PRIDE Cleanup month and they are encouraging each resident to pick up trash and debris on your own properties, your street and any parks near you. Sign-in sheets, bags and gloves will be available at their Main Street Office at 506 W. Main Street, Cumberland, KY. You can call them at 606-589-5151 for more information. Please check with your local City Halls for clean-up dates in your town. The City of Cumberland will have their cleanup the week of April 21-25, 2014 on your regular garbage days, 1 load per house. Any other cleanup days will be picked up for a fee. They DO NOT AND WILL NOT pick up tires, shingles, batteries, uilding materials, paint, no appliances, and no brush. Volunteers would be appreciated to assist neighbors to clean up your neighborhood.
The Annual Harlan County Camp Meeting sponsored by the Harlan County Church of God District, will be held Friday and Saturday, April 25th and 26th at the Harlan County High School Auditorium. On Friday starting at 7 p.m. Music by the Hoskins Family from Lebanon, OH, Speaker will be Bishop Rick Smith of Cornerstone Church of God. Starting Saturday at Noon, Speaking will be Bishop Dale Campbell from Grace Fellowship, Music by the Grace Fellowship Choir from London, KY. Childcare will be provided. You can check us out on facebook at www.facebook.com/harlancampmeeting. All denominations are invited to attend.
The Rebecca Caudill Library in Downtown Cumberland, has LEGO Mania on the last Tuesday of each month, the next one will be Tuesday, April 27, starting at 5 pm. Everyone is invited.
The last Wednesday of each month (April 28), there will be a Free Community Dinner held from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm at the Cumberland United Methodist Church on Frazier Street. Everyone is invited to attend.
The R. E. “Bob” Frazier Tri-City Charitable Foundation Spring grant deadline is April 30, 2014 for 501(3)c organizations. Applications are available at 506 W. Main Street in Cumberland or on-line at R. E. Frazier Foundation.org. For more information call Bobbie at (606)524-4964.
The National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 1st. There will be a small service outside the Cumberland City Hall at 7pm. Area pastors will be speaking and praying, and special singing is planned. For more information call 606-733-0208.
The HIGHWAY 421 YARD SALE, a Project of Harlan 2020 Community Development Foundation, will be held Thursday, May 1st through Saturday, May 3rd. You can go to www.421YardSale.com or call 606-280-9380 for more information. Harlan County Kentucky is and will always be the center for this event. Sales in the area include Harlan, KY, Evarts, KY and Cumberland Tri-Cities.
Story hour at the Rebecca Caudill Library is held every Tuesday at 1:00pm for toddlers thru pre-school, and 3:30pm for Pre-k thru 2nd graders. For more information call 606-589-2409 or check out their facebook page. The children’s librarian is Laura Adkisson.
The Senior Citizen Centers offers Gospel Music starting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday evenings. They also have Bluegrass, Country and Gospel Music on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to come and join them. You do not have to be a “senior” to attend, open to all ages. For more information about the Center, call 606-589-2120. Please leave a message if you get the answering machine, your call will be returned.
Harlan County Walking Club hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-11:30am at the Harlan County High School indoor track. New members are always welcome. Membership is free, register at the door. For more information, contact Cecilia Adams, Harlan County Community Education Director at 606-573-4330.
The Job Clubs of Eastern Kentucky will meet weekly with a small group of job seekers and workforce professionals to gain a competitive edge in today’s tough job market. Job clubs are free and help you create a game plan for your job search link with quality employers, improve your interviewing skills, learn self-marketing skills, evaluate, negotiate and land job offers, connect with other job seekers and ease your stress during your job search. The Harlan County Job Club will meet at 1pm on Wednesdays at the Depot in Harlan. New member orientation begins at 12:30. Let Job Clubs lead you in the right direction.
The Recovery Plus Program is held at the Dione Baptist Church every Tuesday evening at 7pm and Sunday mornings at 10am.
Lynch Church of God has Celebrate Recovery for people who struggle with addictions. They meet on Wednesday Nights from 7 until 8 PM. This ministry is open to everyone in the community. The Lynch Church of God is located at 547 E. Main Street in Lynch. For additional information, please call the church office at (606) 848-2600.
DAV representative will be at the Hazard VA Outpatient Clinic, located in the ARH Medical Mall, every Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., to assist veterans in filing claims for benefits. Interested veterans should bring military discharge documentation with them. No appointment is necessary. Staff at the Hazard VA Outpatient Clinic are also available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to assist veterans in filling out paperwork for VA healthcare. Interested veterans should bring a copy of their DD-214 with them to expedite their request. If you have questions about VA healthcare, please call 606-436-2350 ext. 7302.
A veterans benefits field representative will be at the Harlan National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 13 (every 2nd Tuesday of the month). Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for federal and state benefits. This service is provided free of charge by the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs. To apply, veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For more information, call toll free 877-865-0004.
Free food boxes will be given out at Shepherd’s Pantry at 111 Union Street in Clutts at the former U.M.W. Union Hall on every 2nd Wednesday between 10:00 and 11:30 A.M (Wednesday, May 14, 2014). You must bring a copy of a utility bill with your 911 address on it and be present. Income guidelines are posted on the door. Please enter off Golf Course Blvd. on the new gravel road. Areas of service Partridge to Putney and Pine Mountain School to State Line ONLY. If traffic can move, we will be open.
The Harlan County Ridge Runners ATV Club, Inc. meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month (May 8, 2014) at 7:00pm at the North Evarts RV Campground. All are welcome to attend. For more information, log on to www.kyoutdoors.org .
The Regular Trail Town Task Force Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 7 at 2pm at the Tri City Senior Citizen Building in downtown Cumberland. Everyone is invited to attend.
LOCAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULES:
The Cumberland City Council meetings are held each month on the second Tuesday(April 8, 2014) at 6:30pm in the Cumberland City Hall. For more information, call 589-2106.
Lynch City Council meetings are held each month on the second Tuesday (April 8, 2014) at 5:00pm in the Lynch City Hall Conference Room. For more information, call 848-2873. The Lynch Police Dept. has added an e-mail tip line — all tips will be confidential — The e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Benham City Council meetings are held each month on the second Thursday (April 10, 2014) at 7:00 pm in Benham City Hall. For more information, call 848-5506.
If your church, civic or school organization has something of community interest you’d like mentioned on the air on Community Activities, or Gospel Directory, bring by or mail to 101 Keller Street, Cumberland, KY 40823, or call 606-589-4623 during regular business hours of 8:30am-4:30pm. You can also e-mail us at email@example.com.