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EKURA 2014-2015 Meetings, Trips, & Food/Drink Interest Group Activities

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Meetings are scheduled every other month - with tours and trips scheduled during alternate months.
(Additional events and/or details may be added later.)

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2014-2015 EKURA Meetings


All meetings and programs, except for two, will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Gillum’s in the Richmond Mall.  EKURA members and guests are encouraged to arrive early and order lunch before the speakers are introduced.  

(If Madison County Schools are closed on EKURA meeting days, meetings will be held the following week at the same time and place.)

  • Tuesday, August 19 - Jane Gilbert, Director of Retiree Health Care at KTRS (ph:  800-618-1687) will discuss changes for health care beginning January, 2015.
  • Tuesday, October 21 - Q and A session with Madison County State Representatives and State Senator.
  • Tuesday, December 16 - Christmas luncheon (LOCATION: Churchill Group in Berea, KY).  EKU President Michael Benson has been invited to speak.  Reservations can be made by sending a check for $17 per person (payable to EKURA) to Pat Ridgley, 128 Buckwood Drive, Richmond, KY  40475). (See:  Directions to Churchill Group)
  • Tuesday, February 17 - Presentation by Frank O'Connor, Economist and Member of Kentucky Economic Forecast Group.
  • Tuesday, April 21 - Presentation by Betina Gardner and Rusty Carpenter on EKU's new library addition (LOCATION:  Noel Center for Creativity, EKU Library at 10am).  Lunch will be provided in the Library.  Charles Hay will lead an historical campus tour after lunch.
  • Tuesday, June 16 - Presentation by Todd Jones, CEO, Baptist Health Richmond.  After lunch and presentation at Gillum's, tours will be offered at Baptist Health Richmond to see the new renovations. (Also at this meeting will be the election of new officers for next year.)

For additional information on the meetings, contact either Don Calitri at; 859-624-1634 or Fawn Conley at; 859-582-3320.

2014-2015 Trip Schedule


All trips will depart from Peddler’s Mall at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Riders will share expenses with drivers. Details on all trips will be announced at the preceeding regular meeting.

For additional information on the trips, contact Charles Hay, or 859-624-2760.

2014-2015 Food and Drink Activities


For more information, contact Ron Wolfe, or 859-623-5088.

Curious about last year's events? Check out our 2013-2014 schedule.

Published on September 03, 2014

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