News briefs and meetings, June 1

Published 10:47 am Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Commodities to be distributed

The monthly Boyle County Senior Commodity Distribution will be Thursday, June 3 at Danville First Church of God. Seniors will be able to stay in their car and have their food box loaded. We will again have the support of the local Civil Air Patrol.  Clients are asked to bring back their empty box from last month, if possible. For questions, you may call the church office at 859-236-4700.

Local students selected for KDE’s advisory council

Eighteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the 2021-2022 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on May 28.

Local students selected are: Jacob Lyons, a senior at Boyle County High School; and Bentley White, a junior at Kentucky School for the Deaf.

The council was established to provide feedback on critical issues impacting students and schools and works with KDE staff to develop ideas to strengthen student voice and transform education.

The group meets with the commissioner and KDE staff, both in person and virtually, to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Kentucky.

Women’s Network to discuss climate action initiatives

Women’s Network program in Boyle County will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 8 via Zoom and in-person at the UK Extension Office on Lebanon Road.

Sarah Lynn Cunningham, a founder and Executive Director of the Louisville Climate Action Network will be the guest speaker. The meeting will focus on initiatives that can impact climate mitigation in the state, our community and our lives.

Meetings

• Boyle County Cooperative Extension District Board — 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 7 at the Boyle County Extension Office.