Events

 

November 13, 2017 - Holiday Hope
Monday, November 13, 2017
6pm Hospitality/Activity
7pm Program
Milward Funeral Directors
1509 Trent Boulevard
Lexington 40515

If you have experienced a loss, please join Milward Funeral Directors and Hospice of the Bluegrass for a special program designed to help people cope with their loss during the holidays.  The event will begin with refreshments, musical performance by Pianist Amy Brown and a craft for all guests at 6pm. Participate in the craft should  bring a 4”x6” color or black & white copy of a photo of your loved one. The 7pm program includes remarks by Trish Standifur, Associate Minister, Crestwood Christian Church, Lexington; musical performance; and, a candlelight ceremony to honor loved ones.   For reservations, call 859-272-3414 (requested, but not required).

Presented by Milward Funeral Directors and Bluegrass Care Navigators
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November 18, 2016 - Gallery Hop

Join Milward Funeral Directors at its downtown location during the LexArts Gallery Hop for an artist reception featuring Denise Foster, Cynthia Fordon and Marjorie Leinbach on from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, November 18.

Traveling the U.S. and France with fellow artists Denise has enhanced her intuitiveness, creativity and reference material. Her expressive use of thick paint and palette knives give her work a sense of energy and body. Cynthia’s joy is bringing forth the subtle and intense beauty of ordinary things. Her work evokes people are moved to share memories, dreams and travel stories. After attending a watercolor workshop in Loire Valley of France, Marjorie’s love has blossomed.  Since then, travels to Europe and Southeast Asia has inspired much of her work.

Hors d'oeuvres provided by Chatham’s Southern Comfort Food.

Art by Cynthia Forton,  Denise Foster and Marjorie Leinbach

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November 14, 2016 - Holiday Hope


Milward Funeral Director, in partnership with Hospice of the Bluegrass, invites the public to Holiday Hope on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Milward Man O' War location, 1509 Trent Boulevard, Lexington.  This special holiday program offers families and friends of recently deceased loved ones to spend an evening honoring and memorializing family and friends. 

The evening will begin with an activity in memory of loved ones.  Participants are invited to bring a photocopy of a 4x6 photograph of their loved one and arrive by 6:30 p.m.

The 7 p.m. program will include remarks by Paul Prather, pastor of Bethesda Church in Winchester, Kentucky and a faith and values columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader; Holiday music provided by Saxophonist Adaryll Jordan and Pianist Amy Brown; a candlelight ceremony to honor loved ones.

While reservations are not required, guest are encouraged to R.S.V.P. by calling 859-272-3414.

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Sept 16, 2016 Gallery Hop

Milward Funeral Directors will host an artist reception featuring Jack Cochran, Bernice Wood and Kari Anderson during the LexArts Gallery Hop from 5-8pm on Friday, September 16, 2016. Jack’s art takes many forms, including oil painting, drawing from life and watercolor paintings. He is a late-deafened person who states that the language of art is his visual communication mode. He is joined by Bernice, who utilizes watercolor to create beautiful landscapes. Kari uses her creativity as an alternative language for spiritual expression. She seeks to awaken a sense of tranquility within the viewer by implementing various opacities and transparencies of oil paint.  Hors d'oeuvres provided by Chatham’s Southern Comfort Food.

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May 20, 2016 Gallery Hop


Stop by our downtown location during the LexArts Gallery Hop on May 20 to view our exhibit: Honduras: Deep Shades and Encounters Exhibit feature images by Scott Walz.

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March 18 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, March 18, 2016 during the LexArts Gallery Hop for a photo exhibit, Places. Faces. Things. featuring Jerry Freeman.

Jerry Freeman is a snapshot artist, who continuously searches for atmospheric light and gesture in ordinary, with interpretive work in a variety of genres, that often finds its way into print and handmade photobooks.  Find his work online at ordinaryimages.com.

Hors d'oeuvres provided by Dupree Catering + Events.

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February 16, 2016 Support Group

Milward Funeral Directors invites individuals in the community who are experience grief to participate in its monthly Support Group.  The Support Group is scheduled the THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH (March-October) at 6:30 pm at its Man O' War location (1509 Trent Boulevard).  There is no cost or obligation.  Please R.S.V.P by calling 859-272-3414.

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January 15, 2016 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, January 15, 2016 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - featuring quilt art by the owners, staff and students of Q-First in Quilting.

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November 17, 2015 Holiday Hope

Milward Funeral Director, in partnership with Hospice of the Bluegrass, invites the public to Holiday Hope at 7pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Milward Man O' War location, 1509 Trent Boulevard, Lexington. oliday Hope is a special program to help people cope with grief on special days.

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July 17, 2015 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, July 17 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - featuring artwork by the High on Art and Coffee Group.

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May 15, 2015 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, May 15 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - featuring artwork by The Downtown Art Group.

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March 20, 2015 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, March 20 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - featuring artwork by alumni of Lafayette High School in conjunction with the school's 75th anniversary.

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November 21, 2014 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, November 21 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - featuring artwork by participants of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Kentucky.

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Caregiver Presentation Registration

Register for the "Exploring the Value and Function of Grief Symptoms" Caregiver Seminar featuring Dr. Alan Wolfelt.

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November 2014 Wolfelt Seminars & Annual Holiday Hope Program

7pm-9pm, Monday, November 10, 2014 Holiday Hope Free Community Seminar entitled, "Healing Your Grieving Heart: Exploring Practical Touchstones for Caring for Yourself"

9am-12pm, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Caregiver Presentation Offering CEUs entitled, "Exploring the Value and Function of Grief Symptoms: The 'Companioning' Helping Role"

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September 19, 2014 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, September 19 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - ART IS LIFE featuring artwork by Elizabeth Hans, Helen Maclatchy, and "Young, Starving and Local" artists (Annie Johnson, Kayla Weber, Kara Hansel, Hunter Kissel, and Sarah Hanrahan).

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August 24, 2014 Bluegrass Music & BBQ

On Sunday, August 24, 2014 from Noon-3pm Milward will host the 4th Annual Bluegrass Music & Barbeque.

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June 20, 2014 Gallery Hop

Join Milward at our downtown location from 5-8pm Friday, June 20 during the LexArts Gallery Hop - ART IS LIFE featuring art work by Dorothy T. Swope, Patsy Corns and Jo Robertson.

 

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