A Midway College junior, Sarah Beth Causey, has been selected as the Kathleen Riley Torok Keeneland Intern for Fall 2009.
One Midway College student is selected each fall based on academic excellence and campus involvement. The Lexington Rotary Club established this program to honor the memory of Kathleen Torok, assistant to Keeneland's Director of Racing at the time of her death in 2006. The intern gets an up-close and personal experience in the sales, racing and business aspects of Keeneland's operations.
Causey is the daughter of Scott and Wendy Causey of Zebulon, Georgia and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Studies with a concentration in Equine Therapy.
The Woodford County Historical Society is accepting silent bids on it s American Heritage Quilt , on display at the society’s library and museum , 121 Rose Hill , with bids starting at $500 . The sampler squares were made by members and friends of the society from several states and all over Kentucky as a fundraising project. The 30 finishe d blocks are 92 inches wide by 108 inches long and are 100 percent cotton.
“We wanted to take on some projects that would allow all of our members to participate,” said former Curator Danna Estridge. “A lot of our members live too far away to attend meetings, programs, and events that we hold. ”
Bids can be made in writing to the S ociety until October 31. C all (859) 873-6786 or (859) 420-1925 or visit www.woodfordkyhistory.org .
The Woodford County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of Woodford County and its people. The genealogy research library and historic museum are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Both are free .