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Polar Plunge 2017 for Special Olympics
Feb. 18: Are you ready to Plunge into 2017? Do it in style with Special Olympics at one of the 2017 Polar Plunges!
The Polar Plunge marks its seventh year in Western Kentucky on Saturday, February 18, when the Biggest Chill in Town hits the water once again at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. More than 600 are expected to return to the park and take a chilly dip in Kentucky Lake. Register at www.kentuckyplunge.com to get started. Be sure to check out Polar Plunge Facebook or Instagram pages.
Calvert City Baseball/Softball Association
Spring/Summer 17’ Baseball, Softball and T-ball sign-ups will be as follows:
Saturday, February 25, from 10-1;
Thursday, March 2, from 5:30-7:30;
Saturday, March 4, from 10-1.
All sign-ups will be at Calvert City Dairy Queen. Click here for printable registration form and more information.
Murray-Calloway County Hospital Wellness Works to offer free screenings in February
MURRAY, KY – Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in February.
Feb. 27 at the Weaks’ Senior Citizen Center, 607 Poplar Street, Murray KY, Blood Pressure and Glucose from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Feb. 28 at Center for Health and Wellness, Blood Pressure, Pulse, Body Mass Index, Glucose, Waist Circumference, & Pulmonary Function Screening, from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 270-762-1348 to schedule.
The screenings are free to the communities visited by Wellness Works and are provided to detect diseases in the earliest stages when there are often no symptoms. For more information on the Wellness Works schedule or about the screenings offered, call 270-762-1348.
32nd Annual Tater Trot 5k & 1 Mile
April 1: CFSB’s 32nd Annual 5k & 1 Mile Tater Trot will be held April 1 at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville (at the back soccer fields). 5k road race begins at 9 a.m. and 1 mile fun run/walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Benefits the Sole Supporters Marshall County Track & Field Booster Club. Entry Fee: $15 Pre-Registration up to March 29 or $18 late registration.
Race Day Registration is from 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. For more race information contact Chris Kerrick at 270 527-1453 or email Chris.firstname.lastname@example.org
All participants receive a spectacular t-shirt and early registration increases chance of getting a shirt on Race Day! Click here for printable REGISTRATION FORM.
Lourdes providing free monthly Advance Directives seminar
Mar. 1: Lourdes will offer a free monthly Advance Directives Seminar in the Heritage Room on the first floor of Lourdes Hospital. The seminar will be from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Advance Directives documents your wishes concerning medical treatments at the end of life. This seminar will help answer questions, clarify concerns related to Advance Directives and also help you complete your living will and have it documented in your medical records. This monthly seminar is free and open to anyone who is 18 years of age and older and will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 270-444-2834.
Free In-Person Tax Preparation Service
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation to anyone of any age, especially if you are 50 or older and can’t afford paid tax preparation. Call 270-527-9969 to schedule an appointment at the Marshall County Public Library in Benton for Tuesdays in February, March and April from 3:00 – 7:00 PM.
Gamblers Anonymous Weekly Meetings
If you or someone you know has a problem with gambling, there’s a Gamblers Anonymous meeting at First Christian Church in Paducah at 415 Audubon Drive on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. every week of the month, year round . Contact 618-570-4882 for more information.
Marshall County Toastmasters meets weekly
Every Monday: Marshall County Toastmasters meeting is every Monday evening at the Quality Inn and Suites in Draffenville at 6:45. Toastmasters goal is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. YOU can learn to speak in public with confidence through evaluations and encouragement from experienced speakers. Work at your own pace through an organized program that adds new skills with each project. For more information visit Marshall County Toastmasters on Facebook.
Retired Teacher’s Association
Assistance for Area Veterans
Veterans and their families will be provided counseling and assistance in filing claims for state and federal benefits. This is a free service provided by the state of Kentucky. For more information please contact Carol Livingston, Veterans Benefits Field Representative, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) at (270) 247-8465, ext. 53239, or email email@example.com.
Awana Clubs offers fun and fellowship for kids
Awana Clubs is a fun club and fellowship time for children. Join any time after school starts back. Awana is an exciting children’s club for children 2 years old through 6th grade and meets every Wednesday night during the school year.
* Pathway Baptist Church: for more info on Awana at Pathway, please contact the church office at 270-395-5683. Bus pick up available for Calvert City and Draffenville. www.pathwaybaptist.org
* Calvert City First Baptist Church: for more information on CFBC Awana, call 270-395-4600 or visit www.calvertfbc.org located at the corner of First and Ash Streets.
Photography Club meeting
Interested in Photography? The Marshall County Photography Club meets on the 3rd Monday of every month at the Marshall County Library, Benton branch. Join us, Monday, at 6:30 p.m. All levels from beginner to advanced are welcome. For more info call Ceilia Townzen at 270-519-4750.
Adult Technology Classes at MC Library
Marshall County Public Library offers adult computer classes on the fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of the month at their Benton branch. Intro to Computers is offered every month, while the topic for the other class varies from month to month. Pre-registration is required for all adult tech classes at the library. Call the Marshall County Public Library at 270-527-9969.