Scrapbook, March 1

Published 8:11 am Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Morning Pointe

Morning Pointe of Danville volunteer Jeanette Monta brings the gift of dance to the residents at the senior living and memory care community. A lover of Latin rhythms, Montan shares her smooth moves with the seniors, who enjoy all sorts of wellness and healthy activities as part of Morning Pointe’s life enrichment program.

At left, Jeanette Montan, volunteer, and Janice Hacker, Morning Pointe of Danville resident, enjoy Latin dance.

BCTC Advanced Manufacturing Technician Day at the Capitol
Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s (BCTC) Danville and Georgetown Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) students enjoyed a day of meeting their state senators and representatives as part of BCTC AMT Day at the Capitol.
Following a busy schedule, over 40 AMT students took advantage of meeting with Secretary of Education & Workforce Development Hal Heiner and state legislators to ask questions on manufacturing policy, the future for manufacturing jobs in Kentucky, and how the legislators got started in their political careers. The students were also given a chance to attend the General Assembly. BCTC Legislative Interns Brady Morris, Jorden Jones and Aric Martin led tours throughout the Capitol building for the AMT students.

On February 23, 2017, BCTC AMT students, faculty and guests attended the BCTC Advanced Manufacturing Technician Day at the Capitol in Frankfort.

Garden Club

A grant from the Garden Club of Danville provided funds to donate a copy of the book “The Frightened Frog” to every public elementary school library in Boyle County. The book, available from the Garden Club of Kentucky, was written to educate children about environmental issues affecting amphibians. Club member Gigi Biles, left, presented the book to Susan Donlon, center, librarian at Tolliver Elementary School. Lisa Denny, right, read the book to her kindergarten class. The Garden Club awarded a total of four grants from profits of the club’s popular garden tours.

Campbellsville University crowns Shelby Stringer as Valentine Pageant Queen
CAMPBELLSVILLE — Campbellsville University crowned Shelby Stringer, a junior from Liberty, as the 2017 Valentine’s Day Queen at the Annual Valentine’s Pageant Feb. 11 in Ransdell Chapel.
Stringer represented Church Outreach, an outreach organization that travels around the Commonwealth of Kentucky to lead church services and advance the Kingdom of God. She is the daughter of Barry and Susan Stringer, and is a 2014 graduate of Casey County High School and attends Liberty First Baptist Church.
The 2017 Valentine Queen will go on to compete in a regional pageant, The Mountain Laurel Festival, with many other young women from other universities around Kentucky.