VBS AT BETHESDA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bethesda United Methodist Church will be having Vacation Bible School Friday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30 at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
MONTICELLO'S FIRST ANNUAL
SUMMER SLAM
14U Wayne County Snipers softball proudly presents Monticello's First Annual Summer Slam double elimination adult five on five basketball tournament. The tournament will be held at The ASPIRE Center, 90 Airport Rd. Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. Registration will be held June 20-July 20. There is a $150 team entry free with a seven player max per team. Players must be at least 16 years of age. Each team will receive team a shirt with numbers. Winners will receive individual trophies and championship shirt.  For registration or questions, please call 606-340-9362 or 606-278-4664.
NEW LOCATION
THE SECOND LIFE CAMPUS
The Second Life Campus, a ministry of Monticello United Meth-odist  Church, will relocate in July to the Senior Citizens Building, 75 Columbia Ave. Services will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m. rather than Tuesday. The Second Life small group Bible Study will  continue but will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
JOHN L. SMITH
FAMILY REUNION
The John L. Smith family reunion will be held Sunday, July 7 at Elk Spring Valley Baptist Church family life center. The center is located three miles east of downtown on E. Hwy. 92. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. Bring any photos and family genealogy information you wish to share. For more information call 348-4101.
W.C. HISTORICAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING
The Wayne County Historical Society general meeting will be held Tuesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. ET at the Wayne Theater, 30 N. Main St. The topic will be Sons of Confederate Veterans Myers/Zollicoffer Camp 1990 and Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War Camp 64.
SHELBY LOREN
GUFFEY FAMILY REUNION
The Shelby Loren Guffey family reunion will be held Saturday, July 20 at the ASPIRE Center in Monticello. The doors will open around 11 a.m. ET with a potluck meal at 12 noon ET. The reunion is being held the third Saturday in July this year.
EDWARDS REUNION
The Edwards reunion will be held Saturday, August 10 at the Senior Citizens building. Lunch will be at noon. Come join us for food, fun and fellowship. For more information call Doris Jones at 606-687-0024 or Betty Stonecipher at 606-348-9525.
RAMSEY REUNION
The 44th annual Ramsey reunion will be held Saturday, August 3 at the Wayne County High School cafeteria. The doors will open at 3 p.m. ET and the meal will be served at 4:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and items for the auction.
VBS AT FAITH
BAPTIST CHURCH
Faith Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School June 24-27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. The them is Farm Fresh Faith. There will be classes for all ages.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR OLD CHARITY CEMETERY
It takes donations from all concerned to keep the cemetery maintained. Donations may be mailed to: Old Charity Cemetery Fund, 358 Murl Road, Monticello, KY 42633.
LCDHD CLASSES
Please visit www.lcdhd.org/calendar for health related community events throughout our 10 county district such as diabetes classes and classes to quit smoking. If you have questions or need more information call 1 (800) 928-4416.
TOPS "TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY"
TOPS weight loss support group meets every Thursday at Immanuel Baptist Church. Weigh-in is at 4:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5 p.m.  You are invited to come take off pounds sensibly.
MONTICELLO WOMAN'S CLUB GFWC KY MEETING
The Monticello Woman's Club GFWC KY meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Second Life building (the old Cumberland Dairy).
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE BUSTER CEMETERY
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Buster Cemetery at Frog Bottom. Donations are tax deductible. Send donations to: P.O. Box 401,  Monticello, Ky. 42633. To inquire about a lot in the cemetery, call (606) 307-4376.
LONG-TERM
CAREOMBUDSMAN
PROGRAM
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program's goal is to help assure that long-term care facility residents live harmoniously with dignity, feeling free to voice complaints or concerns without reprisal. They are in need of volunteers to spend 8-16 hours a month visiting  assigned nursing homes to talk with residents and observe conditions. If you are interested in being a volunteer contact the District Long-Term Care Ombudsman at 800-264-7093.
AL-ANON MEETING
An Al-Anon meeting for families of alcoholics or addicts will be held each Monday at 6 p.m. at the Wayne County Hospital conference room.
AWANA
The AWANA Clubs and Youth Ministries of Steubenville Baptist Church are underway. Supper begins at 5:30 p.m. Clubs and small groups will be from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. each Wednesday. For more information, please contact the church at 606-348-5011.
JOIN THE WAYNE COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS
Join the fellowship, join the fun, join the Wayne County Extension Homemakers. Learning, leading and serving Wayne County since 1950. For more information call the Extension Office at 606-348-8453.
JORDAN CROUCH MEMORIAL YOUTH CENTER IS OPEN EVERY FRIDAY
The Jordan Crouch Memorial Youth Center is open every Friday night from 6 to 10 p.m. There is two game rooms packed with exciting games that are free to play. There is also a lounge area with free wifi and board games. Hotdogs and popcorn can be purchased for 50 cents each and drinks are $1.
CELEBRATE
RECOVERY
Celebrate Recovery is a free Christ centered recovery program. Celebrate can help with freedom from life's hurts, hang ups and habits, not just substance abuse. Celebrate meets each Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. For more information call 606-340-9362 or email recovery.wayne@gmail.com. Celebrate Recovery is sponsored by Defensive Action Against Drugs and Operation Unite. 
MONTICELLO
LIONS CLUB
The Monticello Lions Club meets the first and the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Stallion. Everyone is invited.
DON'T LET THEM DIE
Kentuckians struggling with a substance abuse disorder, either themselves or within their families, can call 1-833-859-4357 toll free to speak to a specialist about treatment options and available resources. The specialist will conduct a brief screening assessment in order to connect callers with the most relevant treatment services as quickly as possible. Also check out findhelpnowky.org for help.
MONTICELLO
WAYNE COUNTY E911 BOARD MEETING
The Monticello-Wayne County E911 Board has hereby set the regular monthly meetings of said board to take place the third Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the E911 Dispatch facility at 195 N. Main St.  Please consider this as notice for all regular meetings. A notice will be given for any special called meetings of the E911 Board.
PERDEW CEMETERY
The Perdew Cemetery account at Monticello Banking Company has been closed.  Donations for upkeep can be deposited at: BB&T Bank-Perdew Cemetery Fund. Bank statements will be available upon request to karaperdew@yahoo.com.
BELL ELEMENTARY SBDM
COUNCIL
MEETING
The Bell Elementary SBDM Council conducts regular monthly meetings on the last Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the school library.  All members of the school community and general public are cordially invited to attend.
NARCONON
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a  free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 800-431-1754 or  go to Prescription-abuse.org.
GIVE ME A REASON DRUG TESTING
Give Me A Reason Drug Testing is a drug prevention initiative designed as a way for youth to avoid peer pressure and give youth a reason to say ‘"no" to drugs. When confronted with drugs, the initiative provides youth an opportunity to say "I can't" use drugs, my parents drug test me. The free saliva based test can be picked up at these locations: Wayne County Health Dept., Wayne County Sheriff's Dept., Monticello Police Dept., F & H Drugs, Silver's Hometown Pharmacy, Adanta, Wayne County Attorney's Office, ASPIRE Center, Wayne County Middle and High School. No name or information is needed to pick up a kit. For more information visit any of the distributing sites, call 278-4925 or visit operationunite.org.
MONTICELLO
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCIL MEETING
The Monticello Elementary School Based Decision Making Council conducts regularly scheduled meetings on the fourth Wednesday of each  month at 4 p.m. in the school media center. All members of the school  community and general public are cordially invited to attend.
VETERANS AND
FAMILY ASSISTANCE WITH CLAIMS AND MEDALS
State Service Officer Lea Hammond and Chapter Service Officer Joe Morrow are available to assist veterans and their families with claims and information on the second and third Tuesday of each month  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Assistance obtaining medals and DD 214's for veterans or next of kin is available through Bill Rutherford at 20 Robin Lane, Monticello, Ky. or call (606) 340-3142. All services are free of charge.
WAYNE COUNTY
PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The Wayne County Public Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the library.
The public is welcome to attend.
 
DONATIONS TO THE GENEALOGY LIBRARY
The Wayne County Historical Society accepts donations of old pictures, letters and other documents to help preserve the history of the community. Donated documents can also be added to the research files to help others.  You can drop off items Tuesday through Friday or call 343-0399.
 
MONTICELLO MASONIC LODGE 431 MEETING
The Monticello Masonic Lodge 431 meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.
 
WALKER EARLY LEARNING CENTER SBDM MEETING
The Walker Early Learning Center SBDM will meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the school conference room.

 

GOSPEL MUSIC EVERY SECOND SATURDAY
There is gospel music on the second Saturday of each month starting at 6 p.m. All music players and singers are welcome to perform. Join us at 669 Hwy 3106, house across from old Gamble Brothers on old Hwy 90. For more information call 348-3113

 

BETHESDA CEMETERY DONATIONS NEEDED
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Bethesda Cemetery. Donations may be sent in care of Aletha Bertram, 1265 Hwy. 858, Monticello, Ky. 42633 or call (606) 307-4577 for more information.
 
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR CATRON CEMETERY
Donations are needed for the mowing  of the Catron Cemetery. Must pay someone to mow. Donations may be sent to: Logan Catron, 9998 Hwy. 200 Monticello, Ky. 42633.

 

WAYNE COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
The Wayne County Senior Citizens Center invites everyone 60 years and older to come and join them from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. There is a variety of activities to choose from including: checkers, puzzles, bingo, pool table, grocery shopping, or just come to socialize. Every third Friday of the month is potluck or an outing if weather permits. Offered everyday is: TV, exercise (on treadmill or bike), well-balanced meals served at 11 a.m., transportation to and from center (outside city limits on certain days of the week), day/afternoon trips, card games, blood pressure checks monthly; health  clinic, annually; health and nutrition speakers and other informative
speakers. If you have any questions call 348-5811.
 
LOOKING FOR A JOB? HAVE A COMPUTER?
Kentucky Teleworks, an "Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program" is a resource for those looking for employment, full time, part time, or seasonal. KY Teleworks is for people who would like to  work from home only.  High Speed Internet is required.  All employers  listed on the website have been approved.  This is not a scam. On any given day, KY Teleworks has 500 to 2500 jobs listed on their website. No money is asked except possibly for the cost of a background check or headphones. You don't have to live in Kentucky to use this resource. Tell your family and friends about this opportunity. Contact kentuckyteleworks.com or facebook.com/kentuckyteleworks for more information.
 
CABELL GROVE METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY DONATIONS
Cabell Grove Methodist Church would appreciate any donations for the upkeep of the cemetery. Donations can be mailed to Janet Bell, 497  Kendrick Ave., Monticello, Ky. 42633.

 

FUNDS NEEDED FOR CHOATE CEMETERY
Anyone who would like to donate for the upkeep of the Choate  Cemetery, please send donations to Jeff Sutton at 4941 Hwy. 1546, Monticello, Ky. 42633.
 
FOLLOW WAYNE CO. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ON FACEBOOK
Please LIKE the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Family and  Consumer Sciences Facebook page. Get great research and evidenced based information, reminders and announcements of Cooperative Extension programs.

 

REVIVAL IN WAYNE COUNTY PRAYER MEETINGS
Revival in Wayne County prayer meetings for Wayne County ministers
and concerned Christians are taking place at multiple churches. For more information, contact pastors: Philip Drake-(606) 307-7797, Bob Duranceau-(606) 348-6294, Bob Schaeffer-(606) 348-5581 or Bishop C. Duncan-(606) 307-7195.  Kelvin Upchurch (348-7014) at Living Faith Pentecostal every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

 

BENCHMARK FAMILY SERVICES FOSTER PARENT ORIENTATION CLASSES
Benchmark Family Services-Foster Care Agency is offering free orientation classes every Tuesday from 5-6 p.m. to anyone interested in becoming a foster parent or wishing to obtain information about fostering. The office is located at 200 S. Vine Street, Somerset. Call (606) 451-9534 to register for the class or to receive a free information packet with no obligation.
 
WAYNE COUNTY ADULT EDUCATION
Wayne County Adult Education is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. All our services are free. Call 348-5286 for more information.

                       

WAYNE COUNTY HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION MEETS FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
The Wayne County Horseman's Association would like to invite you to  join them on the first Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Rescue Squad building located on Boone Street, Monticello, Ky. Our focus is a shared interest in the horse. Membership, however, does not require horse ownership. There is diversity in our annual activities which include horse shows, monthly trail rides, picnics, Coggins testing, Christmas party and participation in community events. As a result of our fundraising efforts, we provide continuing education scholarships. For more
information, call Connie at 348-8258 or Lynetta at 348-0455.
 
MT. PISGAH CEMETERY FUND
If you have any family or friends buried in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery  and would like to make a donation, donations may be dropped off or  mailed to Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Fund, c/o Monticello Bank, P.O. Box  421, Monticello, Ky. 42633. For questions or more information you may call 348-7786.

 

DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR TAYLOR'S GROVE CEMETERY
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Taylor's Grove Cemetery. If interested in making a donation you can give it to any member of  the Cemetery Committee: Danny Morgan, Dennis Piercy or Waylan Piercy  or you may mail the donation to 436 Davis Rd., Albany, Ky. 42602.

 

WAYNE COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETINGS
The Wayne County Family Resource Center Advisory Council conducts meetings on the second Wednesday of every other month at 12 noon in  the Family Resource Center office at Bell Elementary.

 

WAYNE COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETINGS
The WRW (Wayne Republican Women) meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. Everyone interested in attending is welcome. For more information call 348-9250.

 

DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY
If you have loved ones buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery and you
would like to help with the mowing this summer then contact any  member of the cemetery committee- Glen Bertram. All donations will be appreciated.

 

SECOND CHANCE OUTREACH CENTER
Second Chance Outreach Center is a non-profit Christ centered  addiction recovery program serving your local community. If you or  someone you know is struggling with substance abuse or addictive  behaviors please feel free to call 24 hours for a free over the phone consultation or referral at 1-270-384-9548, or visit us at www.2ndchanceoutreach.com.

 

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS LAKE CUMBERLAND CHAPTER
A local chapter of The Compassionate Friends has been started in the
Monticello area. The Compassionate Friends is a mutual assistance,  self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to  families who have experienced the death of a child. The organization  welcomes bereaved parents, adult siblings, grandparents, and  immediate family members to its meetings.  Meetings are held on the  first Tuesday of each month at Monticello United Methodist Church,  145 Michigan Avenue at 7 p.m. For additional information contact  Jenny West, Chapter Leader at 340-1955.
 
OPEN GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
An Open Grief Support Group, hosted by Hospice of Lake Cumberland,
will be held the second Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m., EST at  the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Monticello office, located at 1219  North Main Street, Suite 5.

 

BETHESDA CEMETERY DONATIONS
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Bethesda Cemetery. To donate send to 1265 Hwy. 858, Monticello, Ky. 42633 or for more  information call 348-8190. 606-521-0498 or 606-523-6039.

 

NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP
New Covenant Fellowship, located in the Bell Subdivision, is  beginning a church van ministry. Anyone who needs a ride can call  (606) 348-1855 or (606) 307-6246. Everyone is welcome.
 
FUNDS NEEDED FOR UPKEEP OF ROGERS GROVE CEMETERY
If you have relatives buried at Rogers Grove Cemetery, we need funds for the upkeep of the cemetery. Send your donations to: Rogers Grove Cemetery Fund, BB and T Bank,  Cumberland Crossing, Monticello, Ky. 42633 or Irene Koontz, 1396 Hwy.  1275 S., Monticello, Ky. 42633.
 
DONATIONS FOR ALEXANDER CEMETERY
If you have any family or friends buried in Alexander Cemetery, you may make any donations to Alexander Cemetery Mowing Fund c/o First Southern National Bank, PO Box 489, Monticello, KY 42633.

 

LIFE ABUNDANT MINISTRY HEALING ROOMS
The Life Abundant Ministry (LAM) Healing Rooms are open on Tuesday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Thursday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. There is a  service on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and a Saturday Intercessory prayer is  held at 4:30 p.m. The Life Abundant Ministry healing room provides a  different guest speaker every Tuesday evening service. Life Abundant Ministry Healing Rooms is located at 303 South Main  Street, Somerset, Ky. For more information call 1-877-LAM-HEAL or 606-677-0088 or check out the website at  www.lifeabundantministry.org. You can also e-mail lifeabundant7@windstream.net.

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