Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 270-735-7845
KENTUCKY WEATHER. Lightning, thunder, hail, rain and strong winds came through the area last week. Thankfully everything turned out OK. But as I write this there is more rain in the forecast.
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club heard from Immediate Past President Val Claycomb at the regular meeting Oct. 7. Claycomb updated the club on the worldwide Rotary effort to eradicate polio. The international effort is known as the Polio Plus program.
The Firestarters group from Heritage International Christian Church brought more 30 members to Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland during fall break. The group and its leaders spent several hours packing bags for the BackPack Program, boxing up items for the CSFP Program and working on a repacking project.
North Hardin VFW Post 10281 Ladies Auxiliary has partnered with North Hardin High School’s JROTC program’s annual holiday food drive.
On Oct. 1, the Auxiliary presented the program with a $750 check at the program’s kickoff briefing. The food drive goal is to collect 5,000 nonperishable food items to be distributed to local families in need in mid-December.