Veteran's Day events; community drug abuse forum Wednesday
A Veterans Day program to remember and honor all military members who have served or are currently serving our nation will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Keynote speaker will be Col. Brian F. Wertzler, U.S. Property and Fiscal Officer, Kentucky National Guard. The cemetery is located at 6980 Danville Road in Nicholasville. For more information, contact Cemetery Director Patrick H. Lovett at (859) 885-5727.
Discussing a greenway in the Bluegrass
Bluegrass regional stakeholders and elected officials from Jessamine, Garrard, Mercer, Madison, Clark, Estill and Fayette counties are invited to a workshop: Visioning a Scenic Kentucky River Greenway & Trail System from noon to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Jessamine County Extension Office.
Representatives from University of Kentucky, Department of Landscape Architecture Design Studio IV students and Jayoung Koo, the National Park Service River Trails Conservation Assistance Program, and Bluegrass Tomorrow will present information and solicit feedback.
Topics covered include mapping, and the location and features of bicycle trails, mountain bike trails, pedestrian and hiking trails, water and equine trails located within a seven-county area. For more information or to RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ariel Fishback of Nicholasville has earned a National Career Readiness Certificate through Jessamine County Adult Education. The certification, which is underwritten by ACT, is recognized by employers as essential for workplace success and career advancement. Fishback achieved silver level scores in applied mathematics, locating information and reading for information. To learn more about the job readiness program, call Joann at (859) 887-9052 or stop by 200 Computrex Drive, Nicholasville.
William "Billy" Holland, a Nicholasville minister, has published his first book A Lifestyle of Worship: Living in the Awareness of God's Presence. The book explores faith in daily life and is designed to be an easy and enlightening read for people of all denominations. As a licensed minister and chaplain, Holland has served the Jessamine County Fire District and Thomson-Hood Veterans Center. Holland will be signing his book at the Kentucky Book Fair Nov. 14 at the Franklin Convention Center. The book is available at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other outlets.