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Deadline is Thursday

for Junior Miss

The Franklin Count Junior Miss Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Frankfort Younger Womans Club, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19, at Western Hills High School.

The program is open to young ladies who live in Franklin County and have completed their junior year of high school and will be seniors in the 2006-07 school year.

The entry deadline is Thursday, June 15, with an orientation sessions scheduled for Saturday, June 17.

Scholarships from at least eight Kentucky colleges and universities will be awarded to winners and participants of the program.

In all, more than $40,000 in scholarships have been committed and most are renewable for up to four years.

The scholarships have been given by Campbellsville University, Georgetown College, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Midway College, Morehead State University, St. Catharine, Union College and Western Kentucky University.

Kentucky Wesleyan College is offering a $1,000 scholarship for each Franklin County Junior Miss participant, and it is renewable for four years.

Young ladies interested in participating in the pageant should contact co-chair Renee Gibson at (502) 750-3103. Interested participants may also e-mail Gibson at reneelgibson@bellsouth.net no later than Thursday, June 15.

Pancake breakfast,

yard sale set

The Bridgeport Ruritan Club will hold a pancake breakfast and yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Ruritan Ball Field beside the old Bridgeport Elementary School, Bridgeport Road. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Rd.

Folks are invited to come with their yard sale and flea market items and set up on the ball field.

The price of the pancake breakfast is a donation and grilled sandwiches will be offered after the pancakes. All proceeds will be split between the club and L.I.F.E House for Animals.

The new owners of the school, Cindy Gipson and Christy West, will also be on hand to meet and greet visitors.

Camp Shakespeare

at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark, located in downtown Frankfort, announces the first ever offering of Camp Shakespeare July 17-28.

The camp is offered by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival and will culminate in a performance of Shakespearean scenes at Liberty Hall Historic Site on July 28 for family, friends and public.

Participants ages 8-14 will come to Liberty Hall Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Participants will gain experience in all aspects of theater: performance, design, dance, combat, music and even history.

Tuition is $300 or $275 (returning campers and second student from same family). Potential scholarship opportunities are available.Call Liberty Hall Historic Site (227-2560) for scholarship inquiries.

To register visit the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival website at ww.kyshakes.org/WOW for more information or to download a registration form.

For more information call (888) 516-5101 or (502) 227-2560 or e-mail libhall@dcr.net.Check out our website www.libertyhall.org for more information about this and other events at Liberty Hall Historic Site.

Picnic at the Park

set for June 24

The theme for this years Picnic at the Park will be Cheeseburger in Paradise.

There will be prizes for best table decoration, costumes and desserts based on that theme. To celebrate the theme, the committee has also added a contest to see who makes the best cheeseburger.

The event, which benefits the Franklin County Council on Family Abuse, will be held June 24 at Lakeview Park with the Steadmantown Lane entrance gate open at 4:30 p.m. and live music to begin at 6 p.m.

Solo guitarist and entertainer Tom Cool will kick the evening off with Jimmy Buffett covers and other favorites while the nine-piece Joey and the Cruisers will entertain the picnic crowd with fan favorites from the 1950s to today, including beach, Motown, pop and R&B.

The Picnic at the Park Committee is still seeking event sponsors. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, tickets, table costs and reservations call Laura Leigh Goins at 229-6999, Mary Milam at 695-1679 or Jill Robinson at 223-1055.

Reunions

Calvert family

reunion July 8

The reunion of the James E. Calvert family will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at 214 Reilly Rd. A covered dish meal will be shared. All friends and relatives are invited.

WHHS Class of 96

forming committee

A reunion committee is being formed for the Western Hills High School Class of 1996. We are currently seeking addresses and/or e-mail addresses from our alumni.

If you are interested in being on this committee, please e-mail Maria at westernhillsclassof96@yahoo.com for additional information or to send your address information as soon as possible.

GSS planning

Sept. 22-23 reunion

A reunion is planned for Sept. 22-23 for all who attended Good Shepherd grade school before 1996 or Good Shepherd High School. Invitations were mailed to known alumni in April, but if you are an alumnus and did not receive and invitation, contact Stephanie Sims (223-5041) or e-mail her at ssims@gssfrankfort.org providing a current address. Also, addresses of other classmates would be appreciated. The weekend will include a grand reunion, golf scramble and dinner /auction.

GED class of 86

planning reunion

The reunion committee for Thorn Hill Learning Centers class of 1986 is seeking current addresses and/or e-mail addresses of all Frankfort and Franklin County GED graduates.

E-mail information to Debbie.Shelton@franklin.kyschools.us or phone (502) 223-3110. Anyone who would like to assist is invited to call, too.

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