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SEKY life in S O U T H E A S T K E N T U C K Y Vol . 2 No . 12 December 2021

SEKY life in S O U T H E A S T K E N T U C K Y

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24 ‘ Tis the Season for Giving Back :

A Look at Local Charities Giving Back to the Community
By Carla Slavey
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34 Skating on the Square

For the first time ever , Somerset will offer a temporary skating rink at the Pulaski Judicial Center Plaza
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5 | From the Editor ’ s Desk
6 | Habitat for Humanity Holiday Home Tour The Shine House Craig Knight & Harry Shannon Dr . Shea & Ashley Cheuvront 12 | Burnside ’ s Christmas Island 16 | Holiday Shopping Somerset Mall Diamond Design Jewelry Paul ’ s Discount
28 | Delicious Bread Recipes for the Holidays
30 | Santa ’ s Holiday Helpers : Local Santas John Alexander and Tommy Cate
36 | A Christmas Tree Farm in the Making
40 | Buying Safe Toys for Christmas
44 | December is Impaired Driving Prevention Month
48 | Flu Vaccinations : Still Important in the Age of COVID
51 | Obesity is the Biggest Risk Factor for COVID Complications in Children
53 | ADANTA : Steps to Manage Your Health During the Holidays
FROM OUR FAMILIES TO YOURS
December 2021 • Volume 2 • Number 11
SEKY life in S O U T H E A S T K E N T U C K Y Vol . 2 No . 12 December 2021
Ice Skating
Christmas EDITION
A publicAtion of the commonweAlth JournAl , Sentinel-echo & the timeS tribune
ON THE COVER Santa ’ s Holiday Helpers John Alexander plays Santa Claus during the holidays in Pulaski County .
Cover photo submitted
Publisher Mark Walker
Editor Jeff Neal Commonwealth Journal
Writers / Photographers Christopher Harris Caleb Lowndes Jarrod Mills Janie Slaven Carla Slavey
Advertising Jessie Eldridge Mary Ann Flynn Brandon Gay Lisa Harrison
Design Editor Pam Popplewell
Commonwealth Journal 110-112 E . Mt . Vernon St . Somerset , KY 42501 606-678-8191 www . somerset-kentucky . com
4 • SEKY - Life in Southeast Kentucky December 2021 at the Judicial Center
2021 Home Tour
Holiday Shopping
Christmas Island