Wesley Village is named
Outstanding Business of the Year
Wesley Village of Wilmore was selected as Outstanding Business of the Year at the Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting on April 21. Wesley Village, opened their doors in 1995 and became Kentucky’s first full-service Continuing Care Retirement Community. With 100 employees and 140 seniors currently in residence, Wesley Village offers independent living patio homes, residential health care apartments, a complete continuum of care through skilled nursing services, and a senior community center. In the near future, Wesley Village hopes to again stay on the cutting edge by being first in Kentucky to offer the latest “small homes” concept for long-term health and memory care to a whole new generation of Baby Boomer consumers.
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Nicholasville NOW Moves Into New Home
Nicholasville NOW has relocated to 100 Oak Street in Nicholasville. Director Tonya Coleman said the group wanted to be in the thick of the new changes.
“We wanted to be closer to our downtown,” she said. “We wanted to be in the renaissance area.” The move will also allow Nicholasville Now to have more space to store items for its various events.
“Nicholasville Now needed more space because we’re doing the Kentucky Wine and Vine Festival and the Jessamine Jamboree and Spooky Time on Main, and we needed additional storage space,” Coleman said. The new location will hold an open house and ribbon cutting 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fri., June 5.
Asbury Freshman honored for artwork
Asbury College Freshman Samantha Keeling’s artwork was recently chosen in a national competition. A competition was held February 1 to March 15 among professionals and amateur artists, male and female, from around the world to submit original works of art, in any medium, based on their perception of a woman’s “self worth.” The competition was inspired by Dr. Cheryl Saban’s book “What is You Self-Worth: A Woman’s Guide to Validation.” Keeling’s winning oil canvas entry was based on a photograph taken on the cross-country course at Asbury. Keeling attended West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville and ran on the cross-country trails at the college. The girl in the picture is a friend of Keeling’s, Katie Liversedge, who ran cross-country with Keeling.
Davis receives Georgetown College scholarship
Alexandria Davis, daughter of Gary and Jessica Davis of Nicholasville, was recently awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend Georgetown College . Davis is a senior at East Jessamine High School . Presidential Scholarships are renewable for four years. Recipients must maintain academic standard set forth by the college.