|Jackson Taylor, a long time member of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond died on Thursday, May 26. Jack was a 50 year member of Kiwanis and was a Hixson Fellow. This photo shows Jack working at the Service Fair in the Richmond Mall. Jack was a former county agriculture agent and operated both the Berea College Farm and EKU Stateland Dairy. The Richmond Kiwanis Jackson Taylor Award for service to agriculture education was named by the club in his honor. It is awarded by the Kiwanis Club of Richmond at the annual Farm-City Banquet which he helped to start. His early history of the Richmond Kiwanis Club is scheduled for publication on page 2 of the Sunday, May 29th Kiwanis newspaper insertin the Richmond Register. The visitation and funeral will be held at the Turpin Funeral Home in Richmond.|
Clean Air Month - Calls for enforcement of the Clean Air Act. The American Lung Association, 800-LUNG-USA, www.lungusa.org.
Creative Beginnings Month - Encourages everyone to enroll in a course, write a poem, plant a garden, or coordinate a social event. While developing your gifts, encourage others to also cultivate their own creative beginnings. Christina Bergenholtz, 508-839-5139.
Get Caught Reading Month - Events will be staged throughout the country to celebrate reading. Association of American Publishers, 212-255-0200, www.publishers.org.
Bike Month - Annual celebration of bicycling for recreation
and transportation. League of American Bicyclists, 202-822-1333,
Book Month - Invites everyone to take time out to enjoy the
pleasure of reading a book. National Book Foundation, 212-685-0261.
Mental Health Month - National Mental Health Association, 800-969-NMHA,
Physical Fitness and Sports Month - Encourages individuals
and organizations to promote fitness activities and programs.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 202-690-9000.
Stroke Awareness Month - National Stroke Association, 800-787-6437.
Teaching and Joy Month - Celebrates the great joy of great
teaching and great learning. Thank a teacher for creating an atmosphere
of joy. Jackson Community College, 517-796-8488.
Personal History Awareness Month - Informs, instructs, and
inspires ALL ages to compile a personal history. Margaret Ingram,
May 11 - June 15:
National Family Month - Celebrates and promotes strong, supportive
families. Annually, Mother's Day through Father's Day. 800-25-PEACE,
Preparing Tomorrow's Parents Month - Celebrates mothers and fathers. Stage at least one activity between Mother's Day and Father's Day to help prepare a child or teen to become a better parent in the future. To get ideas, visit www.parentingproject.org, 561-620-0256.
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