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  <<  Week of Sunday, April 24th, 2016  >>
Monday April 25th
9:30am - 3:00pm
Veteran Affairs Counseling
Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130

Johnathan Baker will be at the WKU Elizabethtown Campus to help students with their Veteran Affair benefits, starting Monday, January 11th.  No appointment necessary!

Tuesday April 26th
8:30am - 5:00pm
Financial Aid
Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130

Financial Aid is available to help you with your FAFSA.  No appointment needed!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
ECTC Student Veteran Organization Welcomes You!!!
Location: ECTC Room 105 ATB Building

Calling all Veteran students, military service members, dependents, faculty & staff.

ECTC's Student Veteran Organization (SVO) mission is to provide military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and after graduation.

The SGA will be sponsoring lunch for this meeting from Chick-fil-A.

WKU veterans are welcome to participate.

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hardin County Schools 2016 Teacher Job Fair
Location: HCS Early College & Career Center

Why you should attend:

  • Each of our 22 schools and alternative programs will have an informative booth displayed for you to view.
  • Principals & administrative staff will be on hand to answer questions about potential job openings and hiring time frames.
  • Face-to-Face conversations with school hiring authorities.
  • Many community partners of Hardin County Schools will be present to share information about the Hardin County/Ft. Knox area.

What you should bring:

  • Feel free to bring the Principals a copy of your resume and any other information you would like to share with them. (Optional)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Living History at Your Library Abraham Lincoln: "I, too, am Kentuckian."
Location: Fort Knox BARR Library

The latest installment of the Living History at Your Library series focuses on Kentucky native and American president Abraham Lincoln with “I, too, am a Kentuckian” on Tuesday, April 26 at 6PM.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), as portrayed by Jim Sayre, was born in what is now LaRue County, Kentucky, and lived in the state for much of his early childhood. When he was 7, his family moved to Indiana partially due to his father’s aversion to slavery.

After moving away from Kentucky, Lincoln still retained ties to the state. Lincoln eventually became part of a law firm in Springfield, Illinois, where he had a law partner named William Herndon from Green County, Kentucky. Lincoln’s best friend, Joshua Speed, also hailed from Kentucky being the son of the prominent Louisville Speed family. However, the most notable Kentucky link of Lincoln is that of his wife, Mary Todd, the daughter of a well- known Lexington family.

With all of Lincoln’s connections to Kentucky, he made frequent trips to Kentucky visiting his in-laws and the Speed family. Additionally, Lincoln cited the Kentucky statesman Henry Clay as his political hero.

Nonetheless, while Lincoln served as president during the Civil War he was unpopular among Kentuckians. Despite that, his statement “I, too, am a Kentuckian” held truth. Abraham Lincoln has gone down in history as one of the most important individuals in American history - a panel of historians named him the most influential American to ever live.

The event is part of the ongoing Living History at Your Library series and is sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council, an independent, non-profit corporation affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Future installments will feature, among others Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark.

For more information about the event, contact the Library at (502) 624-1232.

Thursday April 28th
8:30am - 5:00pm
Financial Aid
Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130

Financial Aid is available to help you with your FAFSA.  No appointment needed!

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