Organizations calendar

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Updated for May 22, 2015

By Terri Swain

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Club and organization meetings and events are published at no charge in this calendar. Items for the Organization Calendar must be turned in by noon Wednesday. POC refers to “point of contact.” Listings not updated within a year are removed. To update or submit a calendar entry, email calendars@thenewsenterprise.com, call 270-505-1751 or fax to 270-769-6965.

Friday, May 22

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 126, 10 a.m., 300 Starlite Drive, E’town. Weigh-in: 8:30-9:50 a.m. POC: Liz Smothers, 270-737-0124.


  • Classic Corvettes Kentucky, 2 p.m., conference room, Nolin RECC, 411 Ring Road West, E’town. Dinner cruise follows. POC: Bob Schramm, 270-763-8439, jaycampber@gmail.com or go to www.classic-corvettes-ky.com.
  • Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter No. 1051, Gold Vault Patriots, 2 p.m., community room, Elizabethtown Police Depart­ment, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Membership open to all Vietnam and Vietnam era veterans (February 1961 to May 1975). Bring DD 214 copy and $20 membership dues. POC: Sally Johns, 270-352-2765.
  • Goldwing Road Riders Association, eat at 4 p.m., meet at 5 p.m., Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Clara Dodson, 270-234-6070 or claradodson.kysmepc@yahoo.com.


  • Central Kentucky Wheelmen Bicycle Club offers regularly scheduled rides for bicyclists of all skill levels; the club has more than 130 members with a 30-year history. Go to the website and join the group for rides, www.ckwheelmen.org.
  • The Hardin County Conservation District Board of Supervisors, 7:30 a.m. Reasonable accommodations will be provided if requested by calling 270-765-2273.
  • Nine Patchers Quilt Guild, 10 a.m., Nolin RECC, E’town. Social time at 9:30 a.m. POC: 270-765-4121.
  • Hardin County Metro Area Blacks in Government (BIG), 5 p.m., Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Radcliff. New members welcome. POC: Michele Jones-McEachern, 270-300-8202.
  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 113, 6:45 p.m., Vine Grove United Methodist Church, 306 High St. POC: 270-877-0662.
  • Brandenburg VFW Post 11404 meets 7 p.m. POC: Wilbur Beasley, 270-497-4124.
  • Elizabethtown Chess Club, 7 p.m. to closing, Family Buffet restaurant. There is a USCF-rated tournament the second Tuesday of each month at ECTC Occupation and Technical Building, Rooms 106A and 108B. POC: etownchess.blogspot.com.


  • Teen TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 6-7 p.m., 202 N. Mul­berry St., E’town. POC: Helen Jacobs, 270-317-7112.


  • The Elizabethtown, Hardin, LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association last meeting of the year, 11:30 a.m., Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Lunch is $12. Program will feature the annual memorial service and election of 2015-16 officers. Community project is peanut butter, crackers and peanut butter snack packages. POC: Joy Carroll Miller, 270-737-7131.
  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 169, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, 3909 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff. Weigh-in 5:30-6:15 p.m.; short meeting follows. POC: Joyce, 270-351-9365, or Melva, 270-737-5930.
  • Friends of the Hardin County Public Library, 6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Members will honor departing FOL member Meg Wiersema, who will soon move out of the county with her family. POC: Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.
  • NABVETS, National Association for Black Veterans, 6 p.m., Hardin County Chamber of Com-merce north branch, 306 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. POC: Fort Knox Chapter 70 Commander Terry W. Robinson Sr., 401-688-3188 or trobinson142tr@gmail.com.
  • DAV and Ladies Auxiliary No. 156, 7:30 p.m., Colvin Community Center, Radcliff. Potluck, 6:30 p.m. POC: Arveeda Gordon, 270-351-3611.


  • The Garden Club of Elizabeth-town, 9:30 a.m.-noon June 4, Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main St., E’town. Guest speaker is Jeff Wallitsch of Wallitsch Garden Center in Louisville on accesorizing your garden on a shoestring budget by using re-purposed items and other cost saving ideas. POC: Debbie, 270-765-9255, 270-325-3171 or skaggs@scrtc.com.
  • Classic Corvettes Kentucky, 2 p.m. June 14, conference room, Nolin RECC, 411 Ring Road West, E’town. Dinner cruise to follow. POC: Bob Schramm, 270-763-8439, jaycamper@gmail.com or www.classic-corvettes-ky.com.