Memorial Day service Monday
A Memorial Day service will be held at the Kentucky Vietnam Memorial at 10 a.m. Monday.
Services will be hosted by the All Veterans Reunion Kentucky and the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 454 of Louisville.
Col. Larry Arnett, retired, will serve as the event speaker. All veterans and their families are encouraged to attend.
Boone Day reservation deadline Friday
The deadline to reserve a spot at the Kentucky Historical Society’s “Boone Day 2012” is Friday. The event is 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 2.
The day includes tours of the Kentucky Military History Museum and the Old State Capitol, the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History’s exhibit, “Civil War: My Brother My Enemy,” a catered dinner and a talk from Ford W. Bell, president of the American Association of Museums.
Contact Julia Curry at Julia.firstname.lastname@example.org or 564-1792, ext. 4414 to make a reservation. The cost is $20 for KHS members and $30 for non-members.
Relay for Life lunch Friday
Community Trust Bank is having a Relay for Life lunch Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go toward the bank’s Relay for Life team.
Both of the bank’s branches, 427 Versailles Road and 1205 U.S. 127, will sell meals of hotdogs, chips and drinks for a $3.50 donation.
State firefighters memorial gets donation
The Tennessee-Kentucky Wildland Fire Academy recently donated $250 to the Kentucky National Fallen Firefighters memorial foundation, according to a statement from the state Energy and Environment Cabinet.
The money will go toward maintaining the Kentucky Fallen Firefighter Memorial at Juniper Hill Park, the statement says.
Since 2010, the academy has raised funds during the annual trainings to help with the upkeep of the fallen firefighter memorials.
The Kentucky Fallen Firefighter Memorial was erected in 1999 and includes more than 200 names of firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
Clean-up today at Frankfort State Hospital
Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, an agency that promotes the rights of those with disabilities, is holding a clean-up day at Frankfort State Hospital and School Cemetery, located at the intersection of Glenn’s Creek Road and Cold Harbor Drive, starting 4 p.m. today.
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Kentucky Self-Advocates for Freedom Inc. are also involved in the joint project.
The cemetery serves as a final resting place for those with mental and developmental disabilities who lived at Frankfort State Hospital and School, which operated from 1860 to 1972.
Many were buried in graves marked unknown.
Parking will be available across the street from the cemetery and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services parking lot.
Severe weather spotters class tonight
Tonight the Frankfort/Franklin County Office of Emergency Management hosts its severe weather spotters class.
Joe Sullivan with the National Weather Service’s Louisville office will be at American Legion Post #7 on Versailles Road at 7 p.m. to host “Severe Weather Spotter Training.”
No registration is necessary. For more info, contact Ray Kinney at 502 -352-2285 or email@example.com or Deron Rambo at 502-352-2064 or firstname.lastname@example.org.