2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Program

The Carter County Farm Bureau has announced the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Program is now underway. Students can complete the application by downloading it at kyfb.com/scholarships and returning the requested materials to KFB, postmarked by February 25, 2019. Scholarship applications can also be picked up at the Carter County Farm Bureau office, 127 S. Hord Street, Grayson.

Free Tax Preparation

AARP will offer free tax preparation again this year at the Senior Citizens Center in Grayson. The program will start on February 5 an continue each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., until April 15. AARP membership is not required to participate. Participants should bring identification, proof of social security, and last year's return if they have one. Tax preparation will not be done on days the center is closed.

Friday, February 15

Valentines Dinner and Entertainment, Shoppes on the Hill Tea Room, 6 p.m. Tickets are $20, available at Shoppes on the Hill or by calling 286-5505

Kentucky Blood Center blood drive at Kentucky Christian University, Grayson. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lounge of the McKenzie Student Center, 100 Academic Parkway. Donors will receive a long sleeve t-shirt as a thank you. Walk ins are welcome, or schedule your donation online at kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.

Screening of Chico ~ the Documentary, a short film by Zach Curry and Joe Whalen, followed by an acoustic performance by the film's subject, Laid Back Country Picker David Prince, 7:30 p.m. Donations of $5 to $10 are requested. Light refreshments provided.

Deadline for vendors to register, 9th Annual Chamber Bridal Expo, booth space, at Noon.

Monday, February 18

Last day to submit entry to the Grayson Memory Days design contest. Design should be based around the theme of “Grayson – Growing but still remembering!”

Design Contest Rules: Must be original work of Artist/Designer. All 2D mediums eligible. (Example: pen, pencil, ink, painting, graphic and computer design). Size maybe 8 ½ X 11 to 14 X 17. Up to 3 submissions per Artist. Up to 6 colors maybe used. Final Design/approval by Memory Days Committee will become exclusive property of same. Design will also be used by the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce. Winner of the design will receive $25 and official Memory Days T-Shirt, and recognition at the opening ceremonies. Parade will be held Saturday, May 25, Main Street, Grayson. Entrant’s name, address, email, and phone number should appear on all entries. No more than three entries per person. Mail entries to Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 612, Grayson, KY 41143 or email entries to:graysonchamber41143@windstream.net.

Thursday, February 21

Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce meeting, 5:30 p.m., the Depot in Olive Hill. Connie Offill with Northeast Kentucky Career Center will be the guest speaker.

Friday, February 22

F!nal Fr!day Art Walk, 6 – 9 p.m. with a free opening reception for the annual Peace & Love art show and sale, featuring up to 75 original pieces of work, live music by The Return Band, refreshments from Catering by Laura, and henna tattoos by Maranda Knipp.

Monday, February 25

Olive Hill Homecoming Planning Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Kentucky Works office, to discuss the 50th anniversary of the Tom T. Hall Homecoming Celebration.

Tuesday, February 26

Grayson Commission on Aging and Special Needs Citizens, meeting, 6 p.m., Grayson City Building.

Thursday, March 7

Kentucky Blood Center blood drive at the Olive Hill Church of the Nazarene, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, at 510 Jordon Ct. Donors will receive a t-shirt as a thank you. Walk ins are welcome, or schedule your donation online at kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.

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