Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 10, 2013

05/10/2013 — What's Happening

ASHLAND — Hospice will offer dating seminar


Hospice of Huntington Inc. will conduct “Dating After the Death of a Partner” at 2 p.m. May 20 at the offices at 1101 Sixth Ave.

The free, professionally facilitated session will explore the challenges of dating after the death of a spouse or significant other.

 Registration is required and may be made by calling (304) 529-4217 or (800) 788-5480.

New health care law in spotlight


A seminar titled “The Health Care Law: Things You Need to Know” will be presented at 6 p.m. May 30 at the Briggs Lawrence County Public Library.

Sponsored by AARP, the session led by Ann Lemley focuses on changes in insurance coverage associated with the new health care law.

The session is for those 50 and older with health insurance or without and on Medicare or Medicare Advantage and those in long-term care.

Golf tournament will be May 18


Two Hearts Pregnancy Care will have its eighth annual golf tournament May 18 at Sandy Creek Golf Course.

Registration will start at 8 a.m. A shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m.

Registration for a team of four is $250. The first-place team will receive $400. Prizes will be awarded to second place team, longest drive and closest to the pin.

To register, call (606) 325-7654, fax to (606) 325-7610 or email Sandy Bellomy@TwoHeartsPCC.org.

Herb gardening

class  Monday


A series of classes about the basics of herb gardening continues on Monday  at Boyd County Public Library.

The free program about harvesting and maintaining an herb garden will begin at 6 p.m. at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave. Local organic farmer Mary Ellen Dennison is the teacher.

No registration is needed.

Dennison will teach the last course in the series, cooking with herbs, on June 10.

For more information, visit thebookplace.org.

Pet supply

collection on


Oakview Elementary School’s 14th annual National Pet Month Collection Project will continue through May 30.

Oakview students are collecting the following items for dogs/cats/puppies/kittens for local animal shelters:

old towels/sheets/blankets, shampoo/brushes, dry food, toys, rawhide  and chews/treats.

Donations may be dropped off at Oakview Elementary School, 3111 Blackburn Ave.

For more information, call (606) 327-2733.

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