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April 18, 2014

04/18/2014 — What's Happening

ASHLAND — Tebow to speak

at school

SOMERSET

Tim Tebow will speak from 6 to 9 p.m. May 6 on the campus of Somerset Christian School as part of the Correll Leadership Program.

The event will include dinner and an address from Tebow. Premiere Heisman tables also will include tickets to an exclusive photo reception with the guest of honor to be held before dinner.

Tebow, an ESPN analyst on the SEC Network, was the quarterback of two NCAA football championship teams, the first sophomore to win the Heisman trophy and a first-round NFL draft pick.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (606) 451-0142.

‘Wine Down’ set for Tuesday

HUNTINGTON

KEE 100 will sponsor After Work Women’s Wine Tuesday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

The evening will include food, cash bar, fashion, music, dancing, cash giveaways, demonstrations and games.

Admission is $5.

For more information, call (304) 525-7788.

Washington trip will be May 4

HUNTINGTON

The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will offer a rail trip to Washington, D.C., May 4 through 7.

Cost is $869 per person double and $969 per single.

For more information, call (866) 639-7487.

Caregiver

workshop set

ASHLAND

A family caregiver workshop will be from 1 to 4 p.m. May 9 for those caring for Alzheimer’s patients at the main branch of the Boyd County Public Library.

Experts in aging and Alzheimer’s care will speak about topics that help caregivers address the demands of providing for a person with dementia.

A $5 donation is suggested. Registration is required. To register, call (800) 272-3900 or email infokyin@alz.org.

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