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Nov. 25 Lending a Hand

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By The Staff

 

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Community news announcements are published at no charge in the Lending a Hand calendar. POC refers to “point of contact.” Area codes are listed only for phone numbers outside the 270 area code. Listings not updated within a year will be removed. To update or submit a calendar entry, e-mail calendars@thenewsenterprise.com, call 505-1751 or fax to 769-6965.   Wednesday Habitat for Humanity volunteer workers needed (16 years of age and older) to build a house at 9779 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia, on Route 86, two miles west of Howevalley School (turn off main road, watch for Habitat sign, and follow gravel road about 200 yards to work site. Work call is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The crew will NOT be working the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Jobs assigned on site; no special skills required. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes, POC: Howard Gatlin, 766-4166 or www.hardinhabitat.com. The Mystery Thrift Shop, 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 790 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 500 (near Nation’s Medicine’s and Helmwood Veterinary Clinic), E’town. The non-profit organization supports pet adoption, the prevention of cruelty to animals and supports a “no-kill” animal shelter and adoption center; in addition, seniors 55 and older may qualify for a paid position. The shop has a mystery special each week. POC: Brenda, 312-7633. Reduced-cost spay and neuter program assisting low-income families, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Buried Treasure Thrift Shop, 516 N. Main St., E’town. Sponsored by Hardin County Pet Protection. POC: 982-4404. Thursday Food pantry, 5-6 p.m., Vine Grove United Methodist Church, 306 High St., Vine Grove. POC: 877-5231. Free clothing giveaway, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays, New Horizon Baptist Fellowship Church, 864 W. Rhudes Creek Road, Glendale, donations welcome. POC: Lynn Goble, 737-4386. Food Panty and clothing closet, noon to 3 p.m. $.25 cents per clothing item. Hope For Today Ministry Building at Cecilia Baptist Church, 416 E. Main St., Cecilia. Donations accepted. Proceeds go to pay for food pantry food. POC: 862-4228. Warm Blessings Shelter of Hope Soup Kitchen, 5:30-7 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, E’town. POC: 737-2929 or www.warmblessings.org; to volunteer, call 268-3728. Call if transportation is needed. Saturday Adopt-a-pet event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Animal Refuge Center, Vine Grove. POC: 877-6064. Bobby Morrison Santa Claus Project, collecting toys to give at Christmas or for families in need. Drop toys off at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville. POC: 358-3379. Food closet, 10 a.m.-noon, second and last Saturdays, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1582 Hill St., across from the main church building. POC: 351-6808. Monday Blood donations accepted noon-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, American Red Cross, 405 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. Apheresis donations Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. POC for appointment: 765-6529 or 765-4979. Clothing and shoe sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Kentucky Full Gospel Church, 1012 Hill St., Radcliff. Clothing, 25 cents, 50 cents or $1; shoes $1. All items gently used. Donations accepted. Proceeds benefit the church. POC: Bob at 351-5383. Salvation Army Thrift Store and Service Center, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1006 N. Mulberry St., E’town, POC: 234-0833. Tuesday Clothing Center, 10 a.m.-noon, behind Elizabethtown Church of Christ, 1211 N. Dixie Ave., E’town, Clothes for families in need. Upcoming The Hope Food Pantry, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 16, Hodgenville United Methodist Church fellowship hall, at Lincoln Parkway and Tonieville Road, “offering hope by feeding the people.” The food pantry is designed to provide a 3 to 5 day supply to anyone in the LaRue County community who needs assistance. Recipes and tips on cooking and budgeting also provided. POC: 358-3028 or 358-9328.  ANGEL FOOD MINISTRY Get a medium-size box of groceries at $30 per unit. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50. Orders must be placed at a participating church and paid for at the time of the order. Monthly menus are available at www.angelfoodministries.com. Contact churches directly for more information. Participating churches are: n New Horizon Baptist Fellowship, 864 W. Rhudes Creek Road, E’town. POC: 737-4386. n The ROCK Church, 226 College St., E’town. POC: Iris Cole, 765-7625. n Stithton Baptist Church, 95 Park Ave., Radcliff. POC: 351-6055. nRiver of Life Full Gospel Church, 1056 Railroad Trestle Road, West Point. POC: 502-922-4566.