Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 14, 2014

03/14/2014 — What's happening

The Independent

ASHLAND — AARF recycling

to win cash


Ashland Animal Rescue Foundation is collecting computer ink cartridges, printer toners and old cell phones and laptops in hopes of winning cash.

The Recycle Rumble National Contest will award the nonprofit that collects the most recyclables $5,000. Second- and third-place winners also will receive cash awards. AARF currently is in third place.

Collecting for the contest will continue until April 1, but AARF recycles the items year-round.

Donations may be dropped off at the kennel on Ky. 5, at Ashland Animal Clinic on 13th Street or with any AARF member.

AARF also will have a supply drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5 at the Walmart on Riverhill Road.

Girls’ Night Out will be March 27


Girls’ Night Out will be at 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the Flatwoods branch of the Greenup County Public Library.

The library will screen the movie “Diana.” For more information, call (606) 836-3771.

Crafters sought for festival


The Dogwood Festival is seeking crafters such as glass blowers, blacksmiths, soap makers, silversmiths, leather workers and wood carvers who are willing to demonstrate the craft during the festival, which is scheduled for April 24 through 27 in Piketon.

For more information, email Mike Davis at pikecountydogwoodfestival@gmail.com or write to him at Pike County Dogwood, Inc., Box 813, Piketon, OH 45661.


session set


The free workshop Planning for Long Term Care will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 24 at the Center for Health Education and Research Room 102-E at 316 W. Second St.

This live, interactive program, presented by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging and Alzheimer’s Association, will provide participants with valuable knowledge about planning for longterm care.

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

Cabell’s geotrail kicks off today


The Cabell-Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau has formed a geocaching trail taking participants on a tour of Cabell County, including the towns of Huntington, Barboursville and Milton.

The trail begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Visitors Center at Heritage Station at 210 11th St.

Participants can register for the free event at that time. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded. Handouts will be distributed at noon; cachers will be off to explore the area.

The weekend activities will open with a free event at 7 p.m. today at Pullman Plaza Hotel.

For more information, visit  geocaching.com/geocache/GC4WJFQ_cabell-county-geotrail-kickoff-event?guid=ce6aa0d3-d3c5-4684-8f5a-432f6977aaa4.