First Ladies gather for White House 10th Anniversary
A tea at Camp Nelson Heritage Park's White House at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 17 will honor a group of 60 women who put on a series of fashion shows that raised money to buy antique furnishings for the historic home. In 1997 and 1998, as the White House was being renovated for its 1999 opening, the women dressed in replicas of the inaugural gowns of Kentucky governors' First Ladies and appeared at Louisville's Galt House, the Capitol Rotunda, and historic mansions around the state. If you would like to join the celebration and sample some Bull Nelson Rum Cake, call (859) 881-5716.
McClintock hired as Camp Nelson administrator
Peggy McClintock has been hired as the new administrator for Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. McClintock's duties include managing the office and gift shop, and coordinating tours. The park is open for tours Tuesday through Saturday. Call (859) 881-5716.
Salvation Army opens in Jessamine County
The Salvation Army in Jessamine County has opened its doors at 205 South First Street, Nicholasville, giving the organization a physical presence in Jessamine County for the first time. Services include a food bank, utility and rent assistance, Christmas assistance, and summer camps for children. The office is staffed by Carolyn Cobb, Louise Gauthier and Cindy Clouse and is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (859) 881-4241.