Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 29, 2014

What's happening: 4/30/14

IRONTON — Fish fry set in Ironton

IRONTON - The Trustees of Quinn Chapel AME Church at Eighth and Adams streets will sponsor a Spring Fish Fry from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

The cost of each dinner, which will include fish filets, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, bread, dessert and a soft drink, is $7.50. Tickets are available from members of Quinn Chapel or dinners can be purchased at the time of the event. Limited delivery is available to seniors in the immediate area by calling (740) 533-1264 on Friday.

Health-care professionals from Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will provide free blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol screenings and bone density scans.

Marathon winners named

RUSSELL - Winners of the April Hand and Foot Marathon at the Russell Senior Center were: first — Rosanna Petty; second — Junior Bradley; third — Eldean Roberts.

There will not be a marathon in May.

Casting call for TV show Friday

BARBOURSVILLE - A casting call for an upcoming FOX reality show will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Huntington Mall at 500 Mall Road.

The show will be a series of adventure games during which contestants will be flown to Europe for four or five days in June to compete in challenges. The winner will receive a large cash prize.

Groups of five show include both genders; group members should have a longstanding relationship based on a common interest and be between 25 and 35.

Not all five members need to be present at the casting call.

For more information, call Francesca Karle at (304) 634-1878.

Seniors to mark Derby Day

ASHLAND - The Ashland Senior Center will have a Derby Party on Friday.

Director Kim Rice said, weather permitting, seniors will attend Melodies and Masterpieces on Judd Plaza wearing their Derby hats.

Plans include a Derby hat contest, nonalcoholic mint juleps and betting on the horses.

Lunch, which will consist of Hot Browns and Derby pie, will be served at 11:30 a.m.

“We’re going to spend the whole day around the Derby,” Rice said.

Teachers to show grant projects

ASHLAND - Recipients of 2013-14 Area Education Grants will exhibit their projects from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Town Center.

AEG is a nonprofit community organization that provides grants to teachers in Boyd and Greenup counties for creative teaching projects not funded through regular school budgets.

Donors may send tax-deductible contributions to Area Education Grants, c/o Foundation for the Tri-State Community, P.O. Box 2096, Ashland KY 41105.

For more information, call Bill Burch at (606) 928-7114.

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