Thursday, January 9

Informational meeting and application assistance for Census 2020 jobs, Grayson Branch of the Carter County Public Library, 12 – 4:30 p.m.

Old Time Farm Machinery January Meeting, 7 p.m. at First Church of Christ Family Life Center (Green Room). All members are encouraged to attend, and vote for the election of officers. New members are welcome. Dues are $5 per year.

Saturday, January 11

Veterans Resource Expo, hosted by American Legion Ninth District at American Legion Post 76, 405 20th Street, Ashland, Noon – 5 p.m. Event is free and all veterans are encouraged to attend. A chili cook-off is also being sponsored to feed participants. For more information, contact Whitney Dallaire at (606)475-3294. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place.

Tuesday, January 14

Regular monthly meeting of the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce, Noon, at Johnny's Pizza.

Thursday, January 16

Carter County Extension Council meeting, noon, at the Carter County Extension Office, immediately followed by the Extension District Board meeting.

Monday, January 20

Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Grayson City Building.

Tuesday, January 21

Memory Days organizational meeting, 5:15 p.m., Grayson City Building.

Wednesday, January 22

Crafting with the Director, Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center, Sandy Hook, 1 p.m.

Thursday, January 23

Winter Adventure Weekend, Carter Caves State Resort Park. Visit winteradventureweekend.com online or call (606)286-4411 for more information.

Friday, January 24

Winter Adventure Weekend, Carter Caves State Resort Park. Visit winteradventureweekend.com online or call (606)286-4411 for more information.

Saturday, January 25

Winter Adventure Weekend, Carter Caves State Resort Park. Visit winteradventureweekend.com online or call (606)286-4411 for more information.

Sunday, January 26

Winter Adventure Weekend, Carter Caves State Resort Park. Visit winteradventureweekend.com online or call (606)286-4411 for more information.

Thursday, January 30

Laurel Gorge Quilters' Meeting, Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center, Sandy Hook, 1 p.m.

Little Free Library

The Olive Hill Church of the Nazarene, located at 510 Jordan Court, has erected a "Little Free Library" on its property for the purpose of making reading materials available to individuals of all ages. The public is invited to take books they would be interested in reading. Anyone is free to borrow books or keep them if needed.

FEAT Craft Market

Foothills Exploration of Appalachian Tourism (FEAT) are seeking vendors for their Pot Of Gold Vintage & Craft Market spring show at the KYOVA Mall in Ashland. They are looking for handcrafted items of all sorts. Applications, with photos of crafts, can be sent to sltrimble@gmail.com to be juried. Cost for a 10x10 space is $50.

Carter County Cleanup

The Carter County Cleanup 2020 event, scheduled for April 11, is seeking volunteers and donations of cleaning supplies such as paper towels, gloves, trash bags, bottled water, hand sanitizer, first aid items, and other supplies. For more information, or to volunteer, email at cartercountycleanup@gmail.com or call at (606)316-9705.

Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is now hiring census takers for the 2020 census. The job offers flexible hours, weekly pay, and paid training. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs, or call 1-855-JOB-2020 for more information and help applying.

Heating assistance

Northeast Kentucky Community Action Agency is taking applications for LIHEAP low income emergency heating assistance. For more information call 286-5344 in Olive Hill and 474-8118 in Grayson, or toll free at 800-817-4443.

H.E.L.P.

H.E.L.P. Health equipment for Local People is a new service here in Carter County. We are a non-profit group to help get gently used medical equipment recycled and in the hands of those that need it. Also to help provide needed protein supplements, and adult briefs of all sizes to those with limited insurance coverage, especially the elderly. We need donations of wheelchairs, potty chairs, shower seats, walkers, lift chairs and medical supplies. Some people can’t afford this or copay is to high. H.E.L.P. Has page on Facebook or call 474-6423 for more information or reach Nathana Hall on FB. Let’s take care of Carter County.

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