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May 9, 2013

Local briefs - 5/10/13


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Bark in Park fundraiser set

SUMMIT The Local Coordinating Council on Elder Management will benefit from an upcoming Bark in the Park event at the Ashland-Boyd County Dog Park.

The event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 will raise money for the council, which advocates elder abuse awareness and prevention. It will feature a dog show and adoptable dogs from the Boyd and Greenup County shelter, along with the Ashland Area Rescue Fund.

Entry fees are $15 in advance for each category and $20 the day of the show. Show categories include biggest dog, smallest dog, cutest dog, best trick and best costume.

Entry fees may be mailed to: LCECM, c/o Comfort Keepers, 2022 29th St., Ashland KY 41101. Dogs must have current vaccinations and be leashed at all times.

Help needed for flag placement

RACELAND American Legion Post 43 is seeking volunteers to help place American flags on the grave sites of veterans in the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

Flags are placed beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May 25 and are collected on May 28.

The post will have its Memorial Day dinner at 1 p.m. May 26.

For more information, call post commander Dennis Page at (606) 923-2595.

Road to Fame event Sunday

ASHLAND The second annual Road to Fame qualifying rounds will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Paramount Arts Center.

The 20 contestants are: Hannah Leibee, Clara James, Justin Pruitt, Karis Blanton, Ashley Dawn Campbell, Corban Booher, Melissa K. Baier, Justin Ratliff, Holly Thompson and James “Jimmy” Keith;

Cole Strickland, Mary Kress, Brent Christian, Wakita Young, Maranda Finney, Kendra Daniels, Aaron Haney, Talisha Jarvis, Chris Taylor and Kacie Compton.

Finals will be at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, call (606) 324-3175.

AARF adoption event Saturday

RUSSELL The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have dogs and cats available for adoption from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply.

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