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Local and area announcements for WNKJ/WNLJ listeners edited by Tammy Cummins and maintained by Ken Cummins.  Please submit your announcements two weeks in advance and we ask that it be by fax 270-885-7210, e-mail wnkj@wnkj.org or tammy@wnkj.org.  We request no phone calls for announcements please.   You may mail your announcement as well to WNKJ, PO Box 1029, Hopkinsville, KY 42241. Thank you.

 

 

END DATE:  5/5/2016 AT 11:30 A.M.

TOPIC:  National Day of Prayer Observance

 

There will be a Community Observance of the National Day of Prayer held at Second Baptist Church, 720 West 7th Street, Hopkinsville, at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5th.  The service of approximately 45 minutes will feature special music, and local pastors and community leaders will lead in prayer for our government, military, schools, families, and churches.  A sack lunch will be provided at the close of the service.  The public is invited to come and join in prayer for our nation.

 

 

END DATE:  5/5/2016 AT 6 P.M.

TOPIC:  Leadership Conference Simulcast

 

Christ the Healer Church, 1295 Paradise Hill Rd, Clarksville, TN, will be hosting Leadercast, the world’s largest one-day leadership conference on Friday, May 6, beginning at 7 a.m.  The conference theme is, “Architects of Tomorrow,” focusing on visionary leaders who imagine and build a future that is rich in innovation, collaboration and full of hope.  Key speakers such as Kat Cole-Group President of FOCUS Brands, Inc., including Cinnabon, Auntie Ann’s, etc., Nick Saban-Head Football Coach of the University of Alabama, and Andy Stanley-Leadership Author and Communicator, will be speaking, along with several others.  For info. and to buy tickets call 931-645-8785 or visit Leadercast online.  The event can be used for “Continuing Education Credits.”

 

 

END DATE:  5/7/2016 AT 3 P.M.

TOPIC:  Jesus Spring Fling Thing

 

Join Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Clarksville, TN as they host their 2nd Annual Jesus Spring Fling Thing on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  They will have free country barbecue,  homemade desserts, live music, an open car show, family-friendly games, activities and inflatables.  Door prizes will be given away.  Join them as they gather in the Lord’s name to share love, laughter, good times and good food!  This free event is open to all in the community.  Mount Hermon Baptist is located at the corner of 2204 Jarrell Ridge Rd and Hwy 12.  Look for signs to the entrance of their  activities grounds on Hwy 12 just north of the church.

 

 

END DATE:  5/7/2016 AT 9 A.M.

TOPIC:  Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

 

Come enjoy a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Hopkinsville on Saturday, May 7th from 7:30-9:30 a.m.  The cost is only $5 per person and includes pancakes, sausage, and drinks.  Eat in or carry out.  All proceeds will support Lane Tabernacle C.M.E. Church Children/Youth.  For more information call 270-885-7505.

 

 

END DATE:  5/10/2016 AT 6:30 P.M.

TOPIC:  Compassionate Friends Meeting

 

You are invited to the next Compassionate Friends Meeting Tuesday, May 10th at 7 p.m. at the Christian County Baptist Association Building, 905 North Drive, Hopkinsville.

 

Save the date for the Annual Balloon Lift and Potluck on Tuesday, June 14th at 6 p.m.  Questions?  Call Karen Cantrell at 270-348-0729.

 

 

END DATE:  5/6/2016 AT 10:30 A.M.

TOPIC:  Reading of the Constitution of the U.S.

 

The Christian County Bar Association will be observing Law Day on Friday, May 6th by publicly reading the Constitution of the United States aloud on the front steps of the Christian County Justice Center beginning at 11:00 a.m.  They are happily asking the community to join them for this splendid occasion so we can all share in the experience of honoring the bedrock document of our democracy.  

 

 

END DATE:  5/7/2016 AT 10 A.M.

TOPIC:  Car Wash Fundraiser

 

The R 12 Men’s Group of Calvary Memorial Baptist Church on Pyle Lane in Hopkinsville is having a car wash this Saturday, May 7th, beginning at 9 a.m.  The cost is a donation.

 

 

END DATE:  5/13/2016 AT 6 P.M.

TOPIC:  Community Prayer Service

 

The Community Prayer Service continues Friday, May 6th and Friday, May 13th at the Renaissance Center, 49 Jefferson Street, Cadiz, KY.  Bring your prayer requests.  Prayer intercessors are welcome.  The service starts at 7 p.m.

 

 

END DATE:  5/14/2016 AT 8 A.M.

TOPIC:  Walk for Life

 

Join Hope Pregnancy Center for their Walk for Life on Saturday, May 14th at Liberty Park in Clarksville, TN.  Registration is at 8:30 a.m., and the Walk begins at 9 a.m.  Register now and collect pledges on your Walk for Life brochure as they try to raise $30,000 or more to help women and couples facing unexpected pregnancies.  The first 200 registered walkers in attendance on May 14th will receive a free official Walk for Life T-shirt.  Even if you can’t make it on the day of the walk, you can still raise money walking anywhere, any time.  Questions?  Call 931-645-2273. 

 

 

END DATE:  5/14/2016 AT 7 A.M.

TOPIC:  Saturday Morning Bird Walks

 

The Little River Audubon chapter announces the 2nd annual “Saturday Morning Bird Walks on the Rail Trail” to be held on Saturday, April 30 at 9 a.m. and Saturday, May 14 at 8 a.m.  The Walks will begin at the North Drive Parking Lot of the Rail Trail.  Members of Little River Audubon chapter will lead the walks and will have binoculars available to loan to the first 10 participants.  The goal is to help participants spot and identify both local birds and migrating spring birds.  Early May is the peak of spring bird migration.  The Walks are free and open to the public.  Each Walk will last approximately two hours, but participants may exit the Walk at any time.  To register or for more information call 270-886-8078 or email selvidge@hesenergy.net.

 

 

END DATE:  5/1/2016 AT 5 P.M.

TOPIC:  Re-Connect Weekend

 

Clear your calendar for Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1.  Dr. Don McCutcheon, former NC Baptist Evangelism Director, will be leading First Baptist Church, 1400 South Main St, Hopkinsville, in a series of services reminding all of God’s grace and plan for their lives.  Friday there will be a churchwide meal in the Fellowship Hall at 5 p.m., and the service at 6 p.m.  Saturday at 4:30 p.m. there will be pizza and games for students grades 6-12 in the Fellowship Hall, and the service at 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 1 there will be a Men’s Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall at 8 a.m., pizza and games for K-5th grades at 4:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, and the service at 6 p.m.  For information call 270-886-1216.

 

 

END DATE:  5/21/2016 AT 7 A.M.

TOPIC:  Branch Outreach 5K Run/Walk

 

Branch Outreach 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m., with registration from 7-8 a.m. on race day, at Crofton Gordon Park, 13712 N. Madisonville Rd, Crofton, KY.  Pre-register by May 7th to receive a T-shirt and goody bag.  Cost is $20-ages 15 & up, $15-ages 14 & under, and $60-Family rate with more than 4 people in household.  After May 7th the cost is $25 per person of any age.  Registration forms are available at Hopkinsville YMCA, Madisonville YMCA, United Southern Bank in Crofton only and Teresa’s Beauty Shop in Crofton.  For information email branchoutreach@yahoo.com or call Kim Edwards at 270-305-1850.

 

 

END DATE:  5/14/2016 AT 2 P.M.

TOPIC:  Postal Food Drive

 

Please support the local Food Pantries in the Christian County community by leaving canned goods and other non-perishable food items in or around your mail box on Saturday, May 14th.  Your postal carrier will take it to the Post Office to be distributed among the agencies who need your help.

 

 

END DATE:  5/14/2016 AT 8:30 A.M.

TOPIC:  Commodity Distribution

 

Aaron McNeil House, 604 E. 2nd Street, Hopkinsville, is having a Commodity Distribution Saturday, May 14th at 9 a.m.  Items will be dispersed on a first come first serve basis.  Photo ID or other proof of residency in Christian County is required.  Proof of income is not required.

 

 

END DATE:  5/2/2016 AT 5 P.M.

TOPIC:  Men’s Meeting

 

You’re invited to the Men’s Meeting at New Covenant of Grace on Monday May 2nd at 6 p.m.  Bro. Willie Trawick will be the guest speaker.

 

 

END DATE:  5/27/2016 AT 4:00 P.M.

TOPIC:  Church Youth Fundraiser

 

Faith Lutheran Church Youth are raising funds for a summer trip to a youth gathering with a flag program.  For a donation of $50, a 3x5 foot American flag will be placed in your yard on the following 5 patriotic holidays:  Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Patriotic Day (9/11), and Veteran’s Day.  If you’re interested, or have questions contact Cheryl Croom at 270-348-5505 or 270-885-8198 or email mccroom03@aol.com.

 

 

END DATE:  5/28/2016 AT 8 A.M.

TOPIC:  Take Kids Fishing Day

 

You’re invited to take part in the 18th Annual ‘Take Kids Fishing Day’ at Jeffers Bend-Little River at Metcalfe Lane (Follow the signs.) for ages 3-15 years old on Saturday May 28th from 9 a.m. till noon.  Pre-Registration Fee is $2.00 per Kid and Adult by May 26th, or $3.00 per Kid and Adult on May 28th, and that includes a hotdog, chips and bottled water for lunch.  There will be food, fun, fish and prizes!  For more information call 270-885-5600.  Registration sites:  Aaron McNeil Center, Recreation Dept, Pennyrile RC&D, C.C. Extension Office, Boys & Girls Club, HWEA, Housing Authority, Woodland Heights, Hopkinsville Electric Service, and Hop. Family YMCA.

 

 

END DATE:  6/27/2016 AT 4:30 P.M.

TOPIC:  Adult Grief Workshop

 

There will be a six-session Adult Grief Workshop on May 16 and 23, and June 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 5:15 p.m.  The workshop is free and open to all adults in the community who are in need of grief support, and will be in the Pennyroyal Hospice Conference Room at 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville.  To register contact Kim Baggett at 270-885-6428 or kbaggett@pennyroyalhospice.com.

 

 

END DATE:  7/15/2016 AT 4:30 P.M.

TOPIC:  Coldstream Christian Camp

 

Coldstream Christian Camp, 4730 Goodman Rd, Adams, TN, will have their 2016 Summer Camps in July, with Day Camp for rising K5 through 2nd Grades, and Overnight Camps for rising 3rd through 12th Grades.  The cost ranges from $125 for Day Camp to $250/$275 for Overnight Camps.  A discount is available if paid in full by June 1st.  For more details call 615-696-2208 or go to coldstreamchristiancamp.org.

 

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Topic:  The Cornell Memory Center Needs Volunteers

 

The Cornell Memory Center, across from the Chapel House off of North Drive in Hopkinsville, KY, is a part of the Christian Care Communities Campus.  They are non-profit and specialize in senior citizens with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  The Cornell Memory Center is in need of volunteers.  If you are interested, please call Marie Davenport at 270-885-1375, ext. 2 at work, or at 270-978-8113 on weekends.  Marie is the Activities and Volunteer Coordinator.  Also, to learn more, you can contact her at marie.davenport@ccc1884.org

 

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Topic: Healing the Heartbreak of Abortion

 

Healing the heartbreak of abortion; finding freedom, healing, and hope after abortion; and picking up the pieces.  You’ve been in the wilderness of secrets, despair, shadows, and shame long enough.  It’s time to heal.  For post abortion Bible study and family support, or more information, contact Heather Hawkins at 270-719-0735; Lorrie Brown at 270-498-9886; or Alpha Alternative at 270-885-3820.  It’s time for healing from the pain of abortion. 

 

If you have an announcement, please send it two weeks in advance to wnkj@wnkj.org, mail it to WNKJ/WNLJ, PO BOX 1029, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or by fax 270-885-7210.