Asbury College hosts “Leading through Economic Crises” Economic Forum
WILMORE, KY — It seems like everybody is making a lot of talk about the
today’s money problems and the recession, but few are actually doing anything about it. Not so at Asbury College where President Dr. Sandra C. Gray and the Department of Business, Economics, and Political Science hosted an economic forum called “Leading through Economic Crises on Thursday” April 2 at the Asbury College Student Center..
The free event, which drew approximately 200 people, was designed to help the community think coherently about the present and future.
The guest panel of business leaders was impressive, notably Scott Rasmussen of Rasmussen Reports. Other panelists were Steve Whitman, former VP of Exstream Software; Doug Dean, CPA, of Dean, Dorton and Ford; Linda Rumpke, of JP Morgan Chase Bank, Lexington; and Rich Wright, of YUM! Brands. Dr. Gray served as moderator of the panel, and presided over audience questions and interaction with the panelists.
LINCOLN FUNERAL MEMORIAL
A reenactment of the funeral ceremony marking the death of President Lincoln will be held at noon on Saturday, April 18 at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. The ceremony is modeled after the actual 1865 memorial service held at Camp Nelson as the country grieved, and will include a reading of the original order and a 21-gun salute by three artillery units. Call (859) 881-5716.
MUSICIAN/MINISTER COMING TO NICHOLASVILLE
Dean Phelps will be appearing at 9 p.m., April 18 at Main & Maple Coffee House in Nicholasville. Phelps, a Kentucky native who currently lives in Indiana, will bring his guitar folk, gospel and Americana. More at www.deanphelpsmusic.com
DOMIDIAN NEW EMS DIRECTOR
Jessamine County Fiscal Court has selected Jerry Domidian as the new EMS Director. Domidian, an 11-year Jessamine County EMS veteran, will replace Wendell Hatfield who is retiring.
HABITAT RECEIVES WALMART GRANT
Habitat For Humanity of Jessamine County was awarded a Community Service from Walmart of Nicholasville. Walmart employees Becky Riser, Sherry Bryant, and James and Karen Anderson, were part of the Habitat Winter Build at 525 South Central Ave., Nicholasville that helped with construction of the home and provided meals for the volunteers.
Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 11 at City/County Park by the Playground. Meet the Easter Bunny and win prizes and awards. Age groups: Walking to 2 yrs; 3 yrs. to 5 yrs.; 6 yrs to 10 yrs. Sponsored by Nicholasville/Jessamine County Parks & Recreation and Nicholasville Now. Call (859) 885-9787, ext. 21.