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September 27, 2013

09/27/2013 — Coming Up

RUSSELL — Children’s flu

clinic Oct. 5

RUSSELL

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Tri-State Pediatrics will have a children’s flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 in the lobby of Bellefonte Centre at 1000 Ashland Drive on the campus of OLBH.

The only area flu clinic for children, the event allows caregivers to have their children vaccinated in a “well” environment as opposed to a doctor’s office where other chåildren may be sick. In addition to the traditional vaccine, the clinic will offer Flumist, a nasal spray vaccine that is easier to administer to some children. Flu vaccine is recommended for children 6months to 18 years.

Cost of the vaccination is $20 for the traditional vaccine and $25 for Flumist.

For more information, call OLBH CareLine at (606) 833-CARE (2273.)

Local foods expo rescheduled

HUNTINGTON

Huntington 30 Mile Meal and West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition will host an exhibition of local food producers in the Huntington/ Tri-State Area.

Rescheduled from July to include more farmers, the Huntington Local Foods Expo will be from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at Big Sandy Conference Center.

The event will provide regional food growers, producers and processors with an opportunity to connect with buyers from restaurants, grocery stores, schools, institutions and other food venues. Not intended for individual consumers, the event is intended to help foster long-term sales relationships between these buyers and farmers.

Registration is required and costs $15 for all attendees.

Those interested in a booth can contact the event organizers for details.

To register for the expo and/or the directory, visit http://tinyurl.com/local-expo. To register by phone, call (304) 697-3007.

New Bluegrass book released

DANVILLE

A collection of more than 100 notable landmarks in the 17 counties of the famous “Historic Kentucky Bluegrass” has been released as a book by author, artist and historian Robert A. Powell.

The 112-page durable paperback book includes a brief introduction to the Bluegrass region, followed by a portfolio of more than 100 of his pen and ink drawings. A brief narrative that describes the significance of each subject is included along with the illustration.

Powell has produced more than 35 books, most pertaining to Kentucky. Some of the drawings in this new release might be recognizable from his previous works.

 Besides various outlets for books of this nature, “Historic Kentucky Bluegrass” is also available online at kyhawke.com.              

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