Winchester's Bluegrass Heritage Museum was honored at the 2008 Kentucky History Awards Program March 1 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Historical Confederation of Kentucky, these annual awards recognize the best history achievements and projects relating to state and local history. Also, the Bluegrass Heritage Museum received the Certificate of Commendation for Educational Program for the Public for its ”Second Thursday Program.“ The museum is at 217 S. Main St.
Youth events at Clark County library
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The Youth Services Department of the Clark County Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, will have two events during the next week.
■ The Teen Advisory Board Meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday. The meeting is for ages 12-18 years.
■ Learn to make sea shell faces beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For youth of all ages.
United Way honors Save-a-Lot
Save-a-Lot Distribution of Winchester was recognized March 4 by the United Way of the Bluegrass with the Chairman's Award for showing exceptional dedication for increasing contributions and by providing community leadership. Don Kerr, Save-a-Lot plant manager, talked to each one of his employees about United Way and more than doubled contributions to $15,000. Save-A-Lot matched that donation for a total of $30,000.
Clean-up event scheduled
March is Operation Pride's Community Spring Clean-Up. Call Gary Epperson or Chuck Steel at (859) 745-7415 for more information on how your group can become involved.