Jessamine County

Jessamine County: Free running program for ages 10-18 begins March 10

March 3, 2014 

Rotary breakfast serves up scholarship funds Rotary members Lita Mattingly and Richard Collins served up hot pancakes and sausage at the Nicholasville Rotary Club Annual Pancake Breakfast on Feb. 22. More than 200 people showed up for the breakfast at Brewer's Restaurant, which exceeded the organization's expectations. Proceeds will benefit the college scholarship program for Jessamine County high school seniors.

The Jessamine County YMCA is sponsoring Run this Town, an all-new running group for 10- to-18-year-olds. The free training begins March 10 and ends with a 10K race in Danville on May 17. The group meets at Lake Mingo Park in Nicholasville from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 8-10 a.m. Saturday. Participants have opportunity to earn free running shoes and dri-fit shirts. No running experience necessary. For more information or to register contact Elissa at (859) 885-5013, Ext. 103 or

Several activities for seniors in Wilmore

The Wilmore Senior Community Center is offering a variety of activities for seniors: FLEX exercise with Aureol Moore at 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Water Color Painting with Jennifer Bacon at 10 a.m. Tuesdays; Scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell at 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Jeremiah Bible Study with Pastor Mike Voights at 10 a.m. Thursdays; Creative Writing with Shirley McMillan at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays; Wesley Village Book Club at 1:15 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. For more details call Alan at Wesley Village at (859) 858-3865, Ext. 238.

East Jessamine Middle celebrates history

The students of East Jessamine Middle School in Nicholasville are participating in the second annual I Love History Day Thursday. This event is leading up to the district competition at Eastern Kentucky University's History Day, March 22.

The event will be held in the school's media center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. About 100 students from grades 6-8 will display their knowledge of historical events, people or inventions that fit this year's history competition's theme, "Rights and Responsibilities."

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