Programs mark Year of the Horse
ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library will host two teen programs next week to celebrate the Year of the Horse.
Programs to mark the Chinese New Year will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the main branch in Ashland and Thursday at the Kyova branch in the Kyova Mall and will include a sampling of Chinese food and a Chopstick Challenge. Ages 13 through 17 are invited.
Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Chinese Year 4712 begins on Jan. 31.
For more information, visit Dillow at thebookplace.org.
Hospice to offer workshops
HUNTINGTON - Hospice of Huntington will offer educational opportunities in the coming weeks.
‰“The Grief Journey: A Six-Week Class” — 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 12, Hospice of Huntington office at 1101 Sixth Ave. The free, professionally facilitated session explores aspects of grief and ways of coping with changes after a loved one dies. To register, call (304) 529-4217 or (800) 788-5480.
‰“Come Beat the Winter Blues” — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Hospice office. This is a potluck dinner; Hospice will provide meat and beverages and lead games. Registration is required; call the above numbers.
‰Caregivers’ Support Group — 3 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Jan. 30, Hospice office. The free, professionally facilitated meetings will allow those caring for a loved one to find support from other caregivers. Registration is required; call the above numbers.
SOMC guilds report totals
PORTSMOUTH - The guilds at Southern Ohio Medical Center achieved their goal in 2013, raising more than $65,000 as part of their effort to advance the mission of SOMC.
The guilds donated a total of $65,311.98, including a $30,366.08 donation from the Hope Guild. The Kardia Guild donated a total of $7,435.90, while the Pleasure Guild donated $10,050. Meanwhile, the Scioto Guild donated an amount of $17,460, with the proceeds from the annual flower sale.
SOMC is supported by a total of six guilds, including a newly formed Pediatric Guild. For more information, call (740) 356-8236.
Bridal event slated Jan. 26
HUNTINGTON - KEE 100’s Bridal Extravaganza will be from noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
The event will feature bridal and formal wear fashions including offerings from The Rose Tree Boutique and Lara’s Bridals and Formals.
Door prizes are given away throughout the event using the main bridal registration, a three-night cruise for two leaving from Florida or California on either Carnival Fun Ship, Norwegian or Royal Caribbean International. Other prizes include a pearl necklace from CF Reuschlein Jewelers or a three-layer Paula Vega cake.
Admission is $5. For more information, visit kee100.com.
Programs mark Year of the Horse
03/10/2014 — Senior calendar
Events at local senior centers
What's happening: 3/10/14
Community Hospice will offer several community-based grief counseling sessions in March.
All Community Hospice grief support groups are open to the public, not just those who have been served by hospice.
03/09/2014 — This Week in the Tri-State
Local meetings, events
Origins and future of area’s First Friday art events
Congratulations, regional artists and art advocates! March 5, 2014, marked the 10-year anniversary of the First Friday Art Walk in Ashland.
03/09/2014 — Regional poetry
Be a part of Love Your Library
On your mark … get set … GO! Did you know Boyd County Public Library has a 5K? We do and we are excited to announce the second annual Love Your Library 5K event is coming up soon — on Friday, April 25.
Train show coming to Greenbo
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will host its 31st annual Tri-State Model Train Show on March 15 and 16 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.
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Modern art imagined
Acrylic painter David Trimble just sort of plunged into the art world.
Bands celebrate release of CDs with Friday show
Dreamcult has been racking up success since its debut, self-titled CD four years ago.
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