Wednesday, September 4

FIVCO Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council meeting, Kingsbrook Lifecare, 2500 SR 5, Ashland, 10 a.m.

Saturday, September 7

Porter Family Reunion, Globe Christian Church Fellowship Hall, starting at noon. Bring a dish or donation, stories, pictures to share, and a song to sing. History and stories will be shared the following day at the Fairview Memorial Service at the Old Fairview Cemetery, following the Fairview Methodist Homecoming at 11 a.m.

Beyond the Forest writing group, book signing event, featuring Joan Hall (The Chosen Child), J. Schlenker (Sally), and children's book author Sojourner McConnell. Caveland Lodge, Carter Caves State Park, 1 – 4 p.m.

Sunday, September 8

Carter County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk, Carter Caves State Resort Park, 3 p.m. Register yourself or a team at https://forms.gle/EPcyoeLEVjGdsoJ3A, and follow on Facebook @ccbeheretomorrow.

Friday, September 13

38th annual Old Time Farm Machinery Show, Old Time Farm Machinery & Antique Association show grounds, Route 7, four miles south of Grayson.

Saturday, September 14

38th annual Old Time Farm Machinery Show, Old Time Farm Machinery & Antique Association show grounds, Route 7, four miles south of Grayson.

Holler Down the Holler Poetry Slam, Second Saturday event at the Grayson Gallery & Art Center, 301 East Third Street, Grayson, from 6 – 9 p.m. Sign up for the slam opens at 6 p.m. Competition begins at 7 p.m. Cash prizes awarded to the top three scoring poets.

Creative Expo 2019, at the Jim Everman Memorial Horse Park, Garrison Lane in Garrison, KY. The event will feature vendors of homemade, home grown, and handcrafted arts, crafts and food items from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. A children's art show display, for kids age 4 – 18, will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Setup for all events begins at 8 a.m. For more information email Karina Yate at karina_yates16@yahoo.com.

Funtober Fest Sponsorships

Funtober Fest 2019 is seeking sponsorship for the festival at various levels. Sponsors will have their business name listed on official programs, t-shirts, and in newspaper and radio advertisements. Available levels are Friend of Funtoberfest $25+, Bronze $50+, Silver $100+, Gold $150+, Platinum $200+, and Diamond $300 and up. Deadline for sponsorship is August 31. To sponsor the festival at any level, contact the Grayson Rotary Club at 474-0509 or email daviddowd@hotmail.com or graysonwoods@yahoo.com for more information.

Jobs

The Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission and Grayson Sports Park Board are currently accepting resumes for Sports Park Manager of the new Sports Complex located in Grayson. Anyone interested in the position may submit a resume via email at heartoftheparks@windstream.net, or by mail to the following address: Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission, PO Box 296, Grayson KY 41143. A copy of the job description (see attachment) and relevant information can be found on the Grayson Tourism Website: https://www.heartoftheparks.net/. Questions regarding the position can be emailed to heartoftheparks@windstream.net or by calling 606-474-8740.

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.

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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