MuhlenbergCounty Event 300CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/7/14) — The Prom for a Purpose began as a fun idea between friends that would help the Muhlenberg 4-H Food for Kids Backpack Program.

The fundraiser will be from 7 to 11 p.m. May 17 at the Central City Convention Center.

One of the volunteer organizers, Marla Laycock, told SurfKY News that she had thought about what a great night adults could have reliving their prom days.

"I discussed the idea with Tammy Piper, director of the Central City Convention Center," said Laycock. "Tammy said that she and others had discussed a similar type of event in the past but it never came full circle. This time we are determined to make it work for a great cause, the 4-H Back Pack Program."

The event is semi-formal, with a suit and tie requested for men.

"We're going to have the best time, and all for a great cause," Laycock said.

Entertainment will be provided by Wendell Miller's Sight and Sound and Sean Mooningham.

For more details, contact Tammy or Lindsay at the Central City Convention Center at (270) 757-1723, or call (270) 543-4224.

The Muhlenberg County 4-H Teen Club has focused on the "Food for Kids Backpack" program for more a decade. 4-H accepts donations to the program year round. Find out about this and other programs you can assist with at the UK Extension Office, 3690 State Route 1380, (off the 189 bypass in Central City).

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg Allstars 10-11 Defeat Daviess 13-7

WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Muhlenberg Allstars 10-11-year-old boys defeated Daviess County Saturday, June 27 at… Read More

Miners Slip past Hoppers, 6-5

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — In the Ohio Valley League, host Madisonville notched its third straight win on Monday,… Read More

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44616

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5422

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4341

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4056

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3279

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44616

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11129

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 4056

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3100

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2867

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2851

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2255

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1799

Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1225

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1065

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 965

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 914

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News