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Fundraisers For March Of Dimes Saturday, August 5th
Registration for the three and a half hour, one hundred twenty mile March
of Dimes Motorcycle Ride will be held on Saturday, August 5th from 9 til
10AM at Cumberland Crossing. The cost is a twelve dollar donation per
driver and eight dollars per passenger. After the ride, lunch will be

A Silent Auction will be held for March of Dimes on Saturday, August 5th
from 2 til 5PM at Memorial Park in Monticello. There will be inflatables
for children with five dollar donation for unlimited access. Popcorn, cotton
candy and snow cones also available. Bag lunches five dollars each. For
more info on the ride or silent auction - call 278-0432 or 416-7328.
Ranger Led Hike To States Tallest Waterfall Sunday, July 30th
A ranger-led 1.2 mile (1.93 kilometer) hike to Kentucky's tallest waterfall will
be held Sunday, July 30. Participants will follow the trail down and behind the falls before looping around to cross the creek on top of the 113-foot (34.44-meter) waterfall. It's a free hike and officials say hikers should wear weather
appropriate clothing and footwear and bring plenty of water.
Diabetes 101 Class Scheduled For Tuesday, September 12th
A Diabetes 101 class will be held on Tuesday, September 12th from 9 til
11at the Wayne County Health Dept. For more info or to register -
call 800-928-4416, Ext 1166.
Living Well With Diabetes Classes Begin Thursday, August 10th
Living Well With Diabetes classes begin Thursday, August 10th and continue every Thursday for four weeks from 1 til 3:30 at the Wayne County Health
Dept. For more info or to register - call 800-928-4416, Extension 1166.
Albany Clinton Chamber Of Commerce Job Fair July 26th
The Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 2nd
annual Job Fair on Wednesday, July 26th from 12 til 4 Central Time at the
Clinton County Community Center. Businesses will need to bring
*Applications *Business cards/banners/general information *Pens *
Laptop computer and printer *And other table items to make your booth
eye catchy for job seekers. Allow yourself four hours of attendance.
Lake Cumberland Area Events - July 2017

29 Miles with Maroons 5K Run/Walk – PCHS Football Stadium, 511 E. University Dr., Somerset, KY, 7am-10am. Come out to PC High School Football Stadium to prepare your mind and soles. Info/registration or 606-416-8406.

29 Music at the Park Summer Concert Series 2017 – Elgie Woods Piano Park, Corner of Oak St. & College St., Downtown Somerset, 7:30pm. The series runs throughout the summer and features local musicians from a variety of genres. July 29th will feature Adam Owens. Oak Street will be closed to traffic beside the park, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. Call 606-679-8376 for info.

August 2017

3-6 Highway 127 Yard Sale, “The World’s Longest Yard Sale!” Every year individuals clean out their closets and stake out their front yards along the Hwy 127 corridor stretching over 690 miles from Addison, Michigan to Gadsden, Alabama. Hwy 127 passes along the western side of Lake Cumberland. For sale information call 800-327-3945 or visit . After shopping along Hwy 127, stay with us on the east side of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, away from the traffic and with more dining, lodging and night-life options. Visit or for lodging/dining options on the east side of the lake.

5 Annual Lake Cumberland Raft-Up – Lake Cumberland near Conley Bottom Resort 10am-4pm. Join the Record Holding Lake Cumberland Raft Up for a day of fun, water sports and live music. Entertainment for 2017 is County Wide. For additional information visit or or call 606-348-6351 or 270-343-2525. For lodging and dining info on the east side of Lake Cumberland visit, and for the west side visit

8 Kentucky Sports Radio Live Broadcast from Historic Wayne Theater – N. Main St., Downtown Monticello, KY, 10am-12 noon. Join Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond and the KRS crew as they broadcast live from the Wayne Theater in downtown Monticello. Info 606-348-8411.

8 “Everyday Favorites with a Flavorful Spin” Cooking Class – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 6:30pm-8pm. Do you love to cook? Then you’ll love our 2017-2018 Everyday Favorites with a Flavorful Spin cooking series. Our professional Chef Mete Sergin will help you turn your “everyday” favorites into culinary masterpieces. We offer interactive, hands-on classes utilizing a variety of ingredients, flavors, and techniques from all over the world. And the best part is…you get to taste test our featured dishes and take home recipes. August’s class is “A Better Bruschetta.” Info 606-677-6000 or email
Smoking Cessation Classes Underway At Health Dept
The Wayne County Health Department is now conducting a quit smoking
program. Contact Shannon Beaty 348-9349 ext. 8237 for more info.
Historic Brown Lanier House Now Open For The Summer Season
The Historic Brown Lanier House is now open for the 2017 Season. The house
has been redecorated inside to better reflect its importance in the Battle of Mill Springs. It's open for tours Thursday and Friday from 10 til 4, Saturday's from 10 til 6 and Sunday's from 1 til 5. For more info 636-4045.
Mill Springs Grist Mill Now Open For The Summer Season
The Mill Springs Grist Mill will be open from 9 til 5 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through September 4th. Guided tours will be provided every half
hour, with corn grinding demonstrations at 2PM each day. For more info - call 679-6337.
Wayne County Recycling Center Accepting Recyclables
The Wayne County Recycling Center just off North Main at 238 Creekview
Drive, Monticello is now accepting all types of recyclables. You may drop
off plastic bottles, cardboard, magazines, newspapers, office paper, and
all metals at the Recycling Center or at any trailer on wheels location
around town. For more info - stop by the Wayne County Recycling Center
or call Tim Bell at 307-5065.
Disabled American Veterans Meet The 1st Monday Of Each Month
The Wayne County Chapter of Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meet the first Monday of each month at 6:30PM at the Senior Citizens Center
on Columbia Avenue.
Free Drug Test Kits Available At Ten Locations In Monticello
You may pickup free Drug Test Kits for your children from UNITE and
Defensive Action Against Drugs at ten locations in Monticello. For
more info - call 606-278-4925.
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