Ballroom dance will be Friday
Dick Newman will host continuous ballroom dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Underwood Senior Center at 632 Ninth Ave.
Cost is $10 per person. Attendees may bring a treat to receive a chance at the door prize.
Dress code is comfortable.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
pageant to return
The Distinguished Young Women pageant, known to many as Junior Miss, will return to Ashland this summer.
The event will be Aug. 17 in the Boyd County High School Auditorium.
Participants entering their senior year of high school who live in Boyd County may sign up at ajm.org.
Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that encourages high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments.
More than $10,000 in scholarship money has been made available for this event with more predicted.
The deadline to sign up is June 30. No entry fee is required.
For more information, call Suzanne Griffith at (606) 571-9034.
Ballroom dance will be Friday
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