April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and the Letcher County CHFS(Cabinet For Health and Family Services) will have a special event on Thursday April 30th in Downtown Whitesburg. The event will begin with a walk from Whitesburg City Hall to the Letcher County Courthouse where a program with comments from county officials and a special ceremony will be held. It all starts at 5:00pm and all individuals & groups are invited to join in the walk to help take a stand against and create awareness of the child abuse & neglect issues in our community.
Applications for the Mountain Heritage Food Booths will be available at the Community Trust Bank in Whitesburg starting Wednesday April 15, 2015. The dates of the 2015 Mountain Heritage Festival are September 21-26, 2015.
The Isom Day Committee presents the 9th Annual Isom Day Fishing Tournament at Carr Creek Lake from 7:00pm Saturday May 2nd through 7:00am May 3rd. Sign ups begin at 5:00pm on Saturday May 2nd at the marina. Entry fee is $100.00 per 2 person boat. Cash prizes will be awarded depending on number of entries. Contact Tracey Reedy at 335-9097 or Georgia Adams at 633-5961 for more inforamtion.
The Letcher County Saving Grace Homeless Shelter is now officially open! They have established a 6 bed facility at Goose Creek in Neon. This is a partnership with the Letcher County Sheriff's Office and if you need info or know of someone homeless and in need call the sheriff's department at 633-2293. If anyone needs volunteer or donation information call Diane Watts at 589-5976.
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