Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 28, 2012

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ASHLAND — Blazer invites vets to lunch Nov. 9

Paul G. Blazer High School cordially invites all military veterans and active-duty personnel for a Veterans Day appreciation lunch in your honor on Friday, Nov. 9. The luncheon will begin at 10:30 a.m. and take place in the gym lobby. There will be a brief ceremony of appreciation followed by lunch served by our JROTC instructors and cadets.

A display of past military weapons as well as military vehicles will be available for all to view throughout the day. All those who wish to attend are asked to contact the school at (606) 327-6040 to RSVP by Nov. 8.  An RSVP is not required to attend; it will simply be used to help us anticipate how many will be in attendance. We look forward to seeing all veterans and their families on Nov. 9.

Derek S. Runyon, Principal, Paul G. Blazer High School

Volunteer training openings available

Openings are still available for Community Hospice's Volunteer Orientation sessions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Reservations are required.

Volunteer opportunities include in-home respite care, caregiver time out, emotional support and visitation, nursing home and care center visits, companionship and reading, bereavement support, spiritual care, running errands, greeter/receptionist, hospitality cart attendants, delivery drivers, computer data entry and office clerical work and handyman services. All volunteers must complete the volunteer orientation to be certified. 

For more information or to reserve your space, please call LuAnn Vance, director of volunteers, at (606) 329-1890 or (800) 926-6184.

Elizabeth V. “Beth” Taylor, Marketing and community outreach, Community Hospice



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