The Grand Reunion will be held on June 14-15 (Friday and Saturday). Pig Roast, Sat. the 15th at 12:00 noon at the Benham Shelter. Dance will be Sat. at the Benham Inn at 7:00pm – $10/person. Coal Bin will be open at 9:00 am on Saturday. The Coal Museum will be open for Tours as well as the Portal 31.
CHS – Class of 1963, Celebrating 50th Class Reunion June 28-29 at the Benham Schoolhouse Inn. For more information call 606-273-3732.
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life monthly meetings have been set for the second Tuesday of each month (May 14). **Volunteers are needed for the American Cancer Society RELAY FOR LIFE in Harlan County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community member, anyone wanting to make a difference — to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2013 event. The next volunteer committee meeting will begin at 6pm on April 9 at the Harlan County Extension Office, located at 519 South Main Street in Harlan. The meeting will cover the planning process. The event will be held June 21st beginning at 6 p.m. at Huff Park. To register, visit www.relayforlife.org. If you need help registering, contact Roxanne, the new community representative, at 606-678-0203 (office), 606-224-7070 (cell) or Phyllis Napier at 606-505-5084.
LOCAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULES:
The Cumberland City Council meetings are held each month on the second Tuesday(May 14) 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 (May 14) 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: email@example.com.
The Benham City Council meetings are held each month on the second Thursday(May 16) at 7:00 pm in Benham City Hall. For more information, call 848-5506.
The Grand Reunion will be Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15. There will be a Pig Roast on Saturday at 12:00 noon at the Benham Shelter. Also in Benham, a dance on Saturday at the Benham Inn at 7:00pm. $10/person. The Coal Bin will be open at 9:00am Saturday. The Coal Museum will be open for Tours and Portal 31.
The Class of 1963 will be celebrating their 50th Class reunion at Benham Schoolhouse Inn. Make plans to be with them June 28 & 29 – For more information call 606-273-3732.
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. Each program will be presented by children’s librarian, Sarah Stone. For more information call 606-589-2409 or check out their facebook page.
The Senior Citizen Centers offers Gospel Music starting at 6:00 pm every Tuesday evening. They also have Bluegrass, Country and Gospel Music every Thursday evening 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.
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.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Monday night at the Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church on Spring Street at 6:15pm. At 6:15pm there will be food and fellowship, at 7 pm there will be testimonials’ and a praise service, at 7:40 pm there will be small group sessions like NA & AA and a family support group.
Lynch Church of God has started a 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.
The last Wednesday of each month, there will be a Free Community Dinner held from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at the Cumberland United Methodist Church on Frazier Street. Everyone is invited to attend.
A 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org