December 14 — The Whitesburg Lions Club will hold its second annual Christmas silent auction during the Christmas Parade in downtown Whitesburg inside Doghead Dough Pizza in the former Dawahare’s building. The auction will start at 4 p.m. and end at or around 7 p.m. The items to be auctioned off are from local businesses and local vendors.
December 18 — The Southeast Kentucky Chapter of the National Black Lung Association will have a Christmas dinner and meeting on 12 p.m. at the Letcher County Health Department, 115 East Main Street, Whitesburg. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky staff and local attorneys with experience assisting with federal black lung claims will be present to answer questions and provide information. For additional information, contact Anthony Warlick, (606) 633-4871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.