The Rotary Club of Whitesburg is now accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship available to college bound high school seniors and current college students who are residents of Letcher County and working on their first degree. The winner will be selected by May 1, 2014 and the scholarship will be awarded in August 2014. The deadline for the application to be received by the Rotary Club is April 15, 2014. Applications are available at Whitaker Bank and Community Trust Bank on Main Street in Whitesburg, or contact the counselor at Jenkins Middle High School, Letcher County Central High School, or the Whitesburg Campus of Southeast Community and Technical College. For further information, contact Margaret Hammonds at 633-8200. Immediate family members of Whitesburg Rotary Club members are not eligible to apply.
THE 2014-2015 PREREGISTRATION FOR KINDERGARTEN, DISTRICT PRESCHOOL, AND LKLP HEAD START PROGRAMS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON MARCH 17-MARCH 28, 2014
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR KINDERGARTEN A CHILD MUST BE 5 YEARS OLD BY OCTOBER 1.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PRESCHOOL A CHILD MUST BE 4 YEARS OLD BY OCTOBER 1 OR 3 YEARS OLD WITH AN IDENTIFIED DISABILITY.
DURING PREREGISTRATION YOUR CHILD'S VISION, HEARING, SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND DEVELOPMENTAL LEVEL WILL BE SCREENED.
YOU MUST BRING YOUR CHILD AND THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS TO PREREGISTRATION:
CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE
CURRENT IMMUNIZATION RECORD
HEALTH INSURANCE CARD
CURRENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
CURRENT DENTAL EXAMINATION
CURRENT KY EYE EXAM COMPLETED BY AN OPTOMETRIST
INCOME VERIFICATION (PRESCHOOL ONLY)
2 FORMS OF RESIDENCE VERIFICATION
FOR INFORMATION ON LOCATION AND TIMES OF PREREGISTRATION, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OR HEAD START CENTER. THE LETCHER COUNTY SCHOOL TELEVISION CHANNEL WILL ALSO HAVE SCHOOL, DATES AND TIMES FOR PREREGISTRATION.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL THE LETCHER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (633-4455 EXT. 29) OR THE SCHOOL IN YOUR DISTRICT.
A student/parent registration meeting for2014-15 incoming Letcher County Central Freshmen through Seniors will be held at Letcher County Central High School on Tuesday March 11 at 5:30pm. For more information contact the LCC Youth Services Center at 633-2339 ext 1094.
The Rising Center, located at 637 Morton Boulevard in Hazard, provides medical and legal advocacy, crisis counseling and long term therapy to victims of sexual assault. Along with our fully trained staff, our agency depends of the dedication of loyal volunteers. Volunteers are needed in Letcher, Leslie, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Breathitt, Knott and Perry Counties. Training to become of volunteer is free of charge and provided at The Rising Center in Hazard. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like more information about our services please contact Daniel Dixon at 436-5761 extension 7809.
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