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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper March 20, 2014 - 9 0 Photo by Cecil Lawson Area American Red Cross representatives were on hand Thursday morning at the Bath County Fiscal Court's regular March meeting for the approval of a proclamation declaring March as American Red Cross Month. The Red Cross is the largest volunteer emer- gency and disaster relief agency in the world. The proclamation was done in conjunction with Disaster Preparedness Month across the nation Shown above are Debbie Ranier, Montgomery County representative; Bath County Commissioners Ray Toy, Jim Cline, and Millard Petitt III; Scott Frasure, Fund Development Co- ordinator; and Rich DeAngelis, Disaster Program Man- ager for the Mid-East Kentucky Chapter. Not pictured were Jay Marshall, Rowan County representative, and Judge Executive Lowell Jamison, who was absent due to medical issues. A PROCLAMATION March is American Red Cross Month - a special time to recognize and thank our Everyday He- roes - those who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. American Red Cross he- roes are on the front lines every day. They volunteer their time, take life-saving courses or provide finan- cial donations to help those in need. We would like to remem- ber our heroes here in Bath County who give to help people in need. They work tirelessly to help in time of disaster, provide resources, or the comfort of a helping hand. They provide round-the-clock support to members of the military, veterans, and their families, and teach lifesaving classes in CPR, aquatic safety and first aid. Across the country and around the world, the America Red Cross re- sponded to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires, the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, and typhoon Haiyan in the Phil- ippines. When an injured ser- vice member ended up in a hospital far from home, the American Red Cross offered comfort. When a lifeguard jumped in to save a drowning child or some- one stepped up to help a heart attack victim, the American Red Cross was there We dedicate the month of March to all those who support the American Red Cross mission to support and alleviate human sui- feting in the face of emer- gencies. Our community depends on the American Red Cross,which relies on donations of time and mon- ey to fulfill its humanitarian mission. Now, there, I, Lowell Jamison, Judge/Executive of Bath County, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of Bath County and Kentucky, do hereby pro- claim March 2014 as Amer- ican Red Cross Month. I encourage all Americans to. support this organization and its noble humanitarian mission. In witness thereof. I have hereunto set my hand this 13th day of March, 2014 and of Bath County, Ken- tucky. Lowell Jamison Bath County Judge/Ex- ecutive THANK YOU We would like to thank everyone for all of their prayers, contributions, and support - especially the prayers - for Jean in her time of need. We especially want to thank the members of Hedrick Community Church, everyone in Salt Lick, and the medical staffin Lexington and in More- head. The), have taken really good care of lean, and she is on the mend. Jean and Terry Reichenbach y If you're going to make it to the top, you can't do it alone. Ethan Hunt, a talented young local singer-s~ngwriter hailing from Frenchburg, is promoting his demo CD to show off what he's got, and he needs a littl~ help from his fans. His friends at Triple S Farms and Lazy R Ranch have put together a fundraiser event this Saturday evening, March 22, at Rudy's Ranch, 998 Carrington Drive, on the Bath - Menifee County line. The acoustic event starts under the stars at 8 p.m., with alternative folk-blues performers Blues Silhouette, and at 9, local country singer David Davis Ethan takes the stage at 10 p.m. Ethan has been making a name for himself with stellar local performances and as winner of the 4th annual 2013 "Hoedown in the Holler" Hoedown Star coatest. There will be a cover charge of $2 at the gate. Come on out Saturday night and support a local talent and hear some good musicl Seeking Veterans for First Lexington FLIGHT JUNE 6; DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS MARCH 31 Eastern Kentucky veter- ans who were unable to take advantage of Honor Flight Bluegrass' trips out of the Louisville airport because of distance now have the chance to join the flights out of Blue Grass Airport in Lex- ingtm. Hmor Flight Bluegrass is seekng veterans for the first Honor Flight to depart from Lexington's Blue Grass Air- port. The flight, or mission, is set for June 6, 2014 - the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allies' massive landing on the Normandy beaches that helped turn the tide of World War II. The flight will be orga- nized with Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter, a Louis- ville-based, all-volunteer, not- for-profit, 501(c) (3) organi- zation that provides veterans with free trips to their war memorials in Washington D.C., allowing the veterans to reflect upon their service, memories and sacrifices. Honor Flight's Bluegrass Chapter is seeking applica- tions from veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War who are able to travel. Priority is given to senior veterans and those with terminal ill- nesses. Also needed are Guard- ians to accompany the vet- erans, many of whom have mobility and other physical There are mare than 7gOBlin care iM(entucky today. Do you haveremb your heart m] io"carehr a ad in need? challenges. Applications for June's Honor Fright are now being accepted and can be found at www.honorflightbluegrass. org. More information about Honor Fright can be requested from info@honorflightblue- grass.org and at 888-998-1941. Family members mad friends who know veterans who have never visited their war memorials in Washing- ton, D.C., are encouraged to apply online or seek more information. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014. The Honor Night is made possible by the sponsorship of Hallway Feeds, an inter- nationel leader in, specialty feeds for the equine indus- try. The company's sponsor- ship commemorates its 50th year of operation. "Many such flights have been conducted from Lou- isville's airport," said Hall- way Feeds Vice President Lee Hall, "But getting to the airport was prohibitive for some veterans in Kentucky's eastern counties: A Lexing- ton flight will allow more of America's heroes to take this amazing journey, and we wanted to help make that happen" Honor Flight Network is an all-volunteer non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veter- ans for all their sacrifices. It transports our heroes at no cost to the veteran to Wash- ington, D.C. to visit their me- morials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans-World War II survivors - along with those other veterans who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. : i i For rnm'e: an how to became a fastar calE LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BID The Menil;-e County Fiscal Court will accept sealed bids for the following until "/hesday, April 8, 2014. 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Vin Number 2FAP71W01X178842 Sold As Is Car may be viewed at the Menifee County Garage Monday - Friday from 8am-4pm. All bids must be received by- the Menifee County Fiscal Court no later than Tuesday, April 8, 2014 by 3:00 pm. Bids will be opened during hhe Menifee County regular Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday, April 8. 2014 at 7:00 pm in the courthouse located at 12 Main Street, Frenchburg, I(5" 40322 Bids should be mailed to the Menifee Count, Fiscal Court, P.O. Box 105 French- burg, KY 40322, or dropped off at the Menifee County,- Judge/Executive's Office. "Ihe Menifee County Fiscal Court reserves the right to reject any or all bids. tames D. Trimble Menil;ee County Judge/Executive Published in the Menifee County News. Outlook 03.20.14, 03.2Z 14. and 04.03.14. Heirloom Seed-Starting Workshops for Kentucky Public Libraries FREE Heirloom SEEDS 8 packets of tomato seeds including locally grown heirloom varieties ($25 value) FREE organic heirloom TOMATO SEEDLING Learn to start plants from seed Transplant your own live tomato seedling to take home Save your own seed for next year's garden Bath County Memorial Library March 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.