The Letcher County Education Foundation is hosting a golf scramble at Raven Rock Golf Course in Jenkins on Friday September 11, 2015 as a fundraiser to upgrade the WI-FI equipment in all Letcher County Schools. Registration begins at 9:00am and the tournament will begin at 10:00am. The cost for a team is $250.00 and $100.00 to sponsor a hole. There will be prizes given away, including a car for a hole in one sponsored by Tim Short Automotive. To get signed up or for more information call the Letcher County Board of Education at 633-4445.
The Pine Mountain Chapter of the DAR(Daughters of the American Revolution) is sponsoring a program on the U.S. constitution on 3 consecutive Tuesday's in September, the 1st, 8th and 15th at 6:30pm at the Whitesburg Presbyterian Church. Also on Wednesday September 23rd (Whitesburg Day of the Mountain Heritage Festival) the DAR asks all churches and business in Whitesburg to ring bells 13 times starting at 9:00am in honor of the original 13 colonies of the United States.
King's 18th Annual Love Ride will be Saturday September 12th. Registration is from 8:00-10:00am at Harley Davidson of Pikeville. The ride will go to Wildcat Harley in London. Registration is $20.00 per bike or you can follow along in your car. Donations will be accepted in memory of loved ones and all donations go to the Leonard Lawson Cancer Center at Pikeville Medical Center. For more information call King at 832-2687 or Torch at 634-5655.
A new addiction therapy group will be meeting at Jenkins City Hall each Tuesday at 6:30pm. If you, a family member, or friend are struggling with addiction, this group is an opportunity to help. Free to the public! Contact Dedra Duty at 205-546-0654 for more information or any questions.
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.