101 Series


Makeup101Holiday.jpgMakeup 101 - Holiday Glam Edition

Thursday, November 8, 7pm
Led by Erin Hendley Owner of F.A.C.E. Makeup Artistry

f.a.c.e. Makeup Artistry, LLC, an unforgettable upscale makeup boutique, is located in beautiful historic downtown Paducah, Kentucky, just footsteps away from the Ohio River and the Carson Center. The business originated in New York City where highly trained & certified Makeup Artist/Owner, Erin Hendley, mastered her craft working with high profile clientele, popular production companies, respected fashion magazines, and the biannual New York Fashion Week runway shows.

Erin has worked with fashion magazines like  Glamour, Allure, and  XO which has allowed her to experience cutting edge projects. She has specialized makeup training through Makeup First, Linda Mason, MAC NYC, Chic Studio, and The Glam Academy. The professional makeup artist certification also allows her to order high-end makeup brands (like MAC or Bobbi Brown) which is a unique feature of her business.

With the holidays around the corner it is important to look festive and get a head start on shopping! Discover this season's top holiday makeup trends and products and learn how to wear them!

This is a Demonstration Class (not hands-on), where the look is performed on a live face model.

Attendants are welcome and encouraged to bring a notepad and pen to take valuable notes during the class.

All programs are free & open to the public


CriminalRecord101.jpgCriminal Record Expungement 101

Tuesday, January 15, 7pm
Led by Catherine Fuller, staff attorney for Kentucky Legal Aid

This expungement clinic will be a short presentation concerning expungement law in Kentucky.  Attorney Catherine Fuller will answer questions concerning the process and address common issues with the expungement laws in the state.  An informational packet will be available at the clinic to assist individuals with the process.  Kentucky Legal Aid may be available to assist individuals with the expungement applications.  Ms. Fuller will include eligibility information in the presentation and contact information for assistance.

Fuller obtained her undergraduate degree from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and paralegal studies.  She completed her Juris Doctor degree at Salmon P. Chase College of Law before clerking with the McCracken County Circuit Court judge, Jeff Hines.  She accepted a position with the Paducah office of Kentucky Legal Aid in 2005 and pursued her passion of public service.  She continues to fight for the indigent, underserved, and abused population as a staff attorney for Kentucky Legal Aid.  Currently, Catherine’s focus is coordinating the program’s expungement clinic in the area and assisting survivors of domestic violence with housing, public benefits, and family law issues.


EssentialOil101.jpgEssential Oils 101

Tuesday, January 22, 7pm
Led by Jennifer Kendall, instructor and wellness advocate

There is so much more to essential oils than scent.

Find out how easy it can be to naturally support your body with pure essential oils.

Jennifer is a graduate of University of Utah with a BS in Business. She has conducted numerous classes & workshops including a recent series of classes on Essential Oils at WKCTC.


Vet101.jpgModern Veterinary Care of Pets 101

Tuesday, February 5, 7pm
Led by Dr. Amy Kerley

Kerley was born and raised in Charleston, SC and has always had a love for animals from a young age. She graduated from Clemson University in 2005 with a B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. She then attended veterinary school at University of Georgia where she graduated in 2009 with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

After graduation she worked as a small animal veterinarian in Lexington, KY and Charleston, SC before moving to Paducah, which is her husband's hometown. She worked locally at multiple practices for several years before opening Progressive Animal Healthcare. She is glad to be able to call Paducah home.


EconomicData101.jpgEconomic Data 101: Guiding Citizens through the Waves of Confusing Numbers

Tuesday, February 26, 7pm
Led by Dr. Kevin Gericki, Professor, Economics and Leadership, WKCTC

Do you really understand how the economy is measured?

Take a non-partisan exploration into the economic data that is regularly discussed in the media. We will introduce you to the macro economic measures of GDP, GNP, unemployment, labor force participation, inflation, consumer confidence, and balance of payments. Learn how this data is collected, what the data means, and how to interpret the numbers that you see referenced in the media.

Dr. Kevin Gericke is a Professor of Economics and Leadership at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, teaching economics since 1999. 

Dr. Gericke has delivered numerous presentations about economics and teaching at national and international conferences, but gains the most joy when he helps an individual better understand their role within the economy.


FlyFishing101.jpgFly Fishing Kentucky 101

Thursday, March 14, 7pm
Led by Valerie Askren, author of Fly Fishing Kentucky: Your Guide to Tackle, Techniques, and the Best Trout Waters in the State

Co-sponsored by Kentucky Humanities an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C.

Learn about a plethora of trout waters in the state, including information regarding the specific ecosystem and fishing recommendations.

This presentation will provide suggestions for: fly, tackle and gear selection; basic casting skills; special fishing techniques; reading water to find trout; matching the hatch; and fly selection.

After spending more than 20 years as a University of Kentucky researcher and professor of agricultural economics, Valerie Askren traded the ivory towers of academia for the great outdoors. Valerie is an avid outdoors woman, having swum in Africa’s Lake Malawi, climbed China’s Mt. Tai, biked Nova Scotia, backpacked the West Coast Trail of Vancouver Island and sailed the southern coast of France.


MealPrep101.jpgHealthy Meal Prep 101

Tuesday, March 19, 7pm
Led by Mindy Carroll, owner, Fresh Foodies Gourmet Catering

In the program, Mindy will discuss how to cook healthier and make recipes easier to make at home (meal prep). We will demo a few easy quick ideas for healthy snacks for the kids also. Will include some samples of our favorite items that we use for catering. 

Mindy is a Paducah native who received her training in Virginia Beach in 1991-1994.  She has spent her life developing her healthy eating style of cooking in her catering and now in her meal prep portion of her company.

Fresh Foodies Gourmet Catering and Healthy Meal Prep is a company that specializes in custom eating plans to accommodate what people need to eat, but also what they like to eat.


BirdWatching101.jpgBird Watching 101

Tuesday, April 9, 7pm
Led by naturalist Shannon Brockway

Bird-watching 101- From eagles to hummingbirds birds are truly amazing creatures!  Whether at home by a window or on an outdoor adventure, bird-watching can be a rewarding hobby.  Join a naturalist from the Woodlands Nature Station to learn more about bird watching.  Learn how to identify some of the common feeder birds in our area, how to attract them to your yard, as well as a few great locations for a beginner bird watcher to check out!

Shannon Brockway has been a naturalist at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes for the past 5 years where she maintains native plant gardens, conducts breeding bird surveys, and tries to keep up with the 200+ hummingbirds that visit the Nature Station every day in the summer.


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