Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


September 8, 2013

What's happening: 9/9/13

MOREHEAD — Teleconference will be Oct. 24

MOREHEAD - Helen Bongard, chairwoman of the Legal Studies Department at Sullivan University, will be the speaker during a live, interactive video presentation about financial and legal planning for those with dementia.

The free event will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Center for Health Education and Research Room 102-D, 316 W. Second St.

Registration is required. Call Sarah Tarrant at (859) 323-1331 or email sarah.tarrant@uky.edu to reserve a spot. The deadline to register is Oct. 15.

Hospice support group planned

HUNTINGTON - Hospice of Huntington will offer a monthly Transitions Support Group beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at the downtown office.

The free, professionally facilitated session will combine both group discussions on grief and socialization through recreational activities.

The office is at 1101 Sixth Ave. Registration is required; call  Jaimie Armentrout at (304) 529-4217 or (800)  788-5480.

Photo workshop upcoming

HINDMAN - Malcolm J. Wilson, a digital artist/photographer and Harlan County native, will lead a basic digital photography workshop Oct. 23 through 27 at the Hindman Settlement School.

The workshop will focus on photo composition, lighting, camera settings and preparation of photos and files for printing, archival display and email.

 Workshop check-in will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23; the workshop will be at 7:30  with a course introduction and meet and greet. Class time and field work will be Oct. 24 through 27.

Students will exhibit their work, “Hindman Heritage, a Visual Diary,” Oct. 26 in a gallery show at the Kentucky School of Craft.

The workshop will conclude at noon Oct. 27.

The cost is $350, which covers tuition, meals and print exhibition materials. Cottage-style housing is available on campus for a cost of $35 per night.

Participants should bring their own digital camera and equipment. A nonrefundable deposit of $200 will be applied to the cost of the workshop at the time of registration.

 Space is limited. The workshop will be restricted to the first 14 registrants. For more information or to register for classes, call (606) 785-5475 or email Info@HindmanSettlement.org.

Registration forms and a more detailed workshop schedule are available at HindmanSettlement.org.

AHS Class of 1953 reunion slated

ASHLAND - The reunion committee for the Ashland High School class of 1953 has finalized arrangements for the 60th reunion. An appetizer reception will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and a dinner reception and pictures will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Bellefonte Country Club.

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