Adult-Ed director attains
Janice Crane, director of Jessamine County Adult Education and Family Literacy Program, has recently become a Certified Manager in Program Improvement through the Leadership Excellence Academy. The national certification is the first of its kind in the adult-education and literacy field. To receive the credential, academy participants must meet the requirements of an intensive two-year training program and complete a program-improvement project within their organizations or agencies. Kentucky is one of only nine states in which adult educators have achieved this national certification. The Leadership Excellence Academy was developed by the National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium and ProLiteracy to support continuous improvement and high-quality educational services for adult learners.
High Bridge Homecoming to benefit local charities
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The community of High Bridge host their annual Homecoming Festival this weekend Friday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 22. Activities include a craft show, flea market, corn hole, live music, model train display and lots of food. Proceeds from the festival benefit the High Bridge Firehouse Community Center, the Jessamine Co. School System and other charitable causes. Detailed schedule available at www.jessamineco.com.
Bourbon City Brass at Rock Fence Park
The Bourbon City Brass Band brought their blend of minstrel, steamboat era, and Stephen Foster music to Nicholasville's Rock Fence Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. A crowd of about 50 attended the nostalgic concert that was sponsored by Jessamine County Parks and Recreation.