Danish group honors native son now in Berea
Sune Frederiksen of Berea has been appointed a We Move the World Goodwill Ambassador by the National Danish Performance Team Committee in honor of the National Danish Performance Team's 20-year anniversary.
The Goodwill Ambassador title is awarded to individuals in recognition of their contributions to and involvement in:
■ Advancing the messages and brand of the National Danish Performance Team
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■ Promoting the philosophy of "Sport for All — Sport for Life — Sport for Fun"
■ Strengthening the outreach and impact in societies locally and worldwide
■ Dedicated planning and assistance before and during a visit
■ Supporting the mission of Move the World
Frederiksen came to Berea College from Denmark as a visiting instructor with a focus on physical education and dance, including general gymnastics, in 1995 via a connection with the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association, the umbrella organization for the National Danish Performance Team. During his 10-month visit, he met his future wife, a local high school teacher, at a dance at the local folk center. The two married in 1997 and settled in Berea, where Frederiksen has worked as a restaurant and gallery owner and taught at EKU.
Archaeological dig at Camp Nelson open to public
Dig into the past on the grounds of a Civil War era s upply depot and recruitment center as Camp Nelson Heritage Park, 6614 Danville Road, Nicholasville, hosts a public archaeological dig Saturday.
Two sessions will be led by Stephen McBride, director of interpretation, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $5. Artifacts found become part of the ongoing interpretive history of Camp Nelson.
Call Peggy McClintock at (859) 881-5716 to reserve your spot.
Exhibit of nature photos continues through August
Water's Edge, an exhibit of nature photography by Walter Roycraft, continues through Aug. 31 at Polvino Family Art Center, 109 Main Street, Nicholasville. Gallery hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Find out more at Caljessamine.com.
Wilmore concert series features Bent Penny Band
The Bent Penny Band will bring its classic rock sounds to the Stonebridge Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Saturday on the Downtown Green in Wilmore. Chairs and tables will be provided, and refreshments will be available for purchase from a local vendor. The concert is free, but attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Community Center or pet food for the Animal Shelter as a donation. Find out more at Wilmore.org.