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American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Maysville Branch

463 N. Shawnee Rd.

Maysville, KY 41056


Peg Crum, President (606) 584-0562

Jan Applegate, VP of Programming (606) 759-5195

Helen A. Mains, VP of Membership (606) 564-5104

Sue Ellen, Secretary (937) 795-2431

Sharyn White Coe, Treasure (606) 782-0972


The American Association of University Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education and positive societal change.  Meet with others in your community to develop programs that promote education.


American Cancer Society

1504 College Way

Lexington, KY  40502 

(859) 260-8299


April Wilhoit, Director

Serving Fleming, Lewis and Mason Counties


Local info:
Cancer Resource Center
4209 US 62
Maysville, KY 41056


American Legion – Leslie Arthur #13

9171 Owl Hollow Road

Maysville, KY  41056


Bruce Kehoe – (606) 564-9308


American Red Cross - Mason Co. Chapter

908 Kenton Station Rd.

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-3512

(606) 564-7270 fax
(606) 584-2636 cell


Rebecca Cartmell – Executive Director                                                                                                                               

Mike Lewis– Secretary

Taylor Wood - Chairman


The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.  It is a volunteer organization not prompted in manner by desire for gain.  Areas are disasters, blood services, and first aid & safety classes for the community.


Boy Scouts of America

371 Bon Haven Dr.

Maysville, KY. 41056

(606) 584-8418


Greg Hanson


The Boy Scout program is available to boys ages 7 – 18 and co-ed venture posts for girls ages 14-18.  Mason County currently provides 3 troops and 3 packs; units are also available at the Housing Authority of Maysville.  If you know someone interested in joining, call: (606) 584-8418


Bracken Baptist Association

(Listed under Religious Organizations)


Buffalo Trace Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc.

224 Limestone Street

Maysville, KY  41056

(606) 563-0572

(877) 563-0572 toll free


Hope Price, Executive Director


The Buffalo Trace Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc. is a child-focused, community-based program in which law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, medical and mental health professionals come together to provide services for the child victim of abuse, non-offending family members and caretakers.


It is the mission of the Center to minimize any additional trauma to the child victim of abuse by coordinating these important services at a child-friendly Center where the needs of the child will remain a priority.  This coordination will result in the child telling their story of abuse one time instead of the current practice of multiple times at multiple places.

CASA Programs for Bracken, Mason and Fleming, Inc.

100 West Third Street

P. O. Box 631

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 563-7431


Shanda Hamilton, Executive Director



The mission of CASA is to provide trained community volunteers to speak for children in court who are victims of dependency, neglect and abuse.  CASA serves Bracken, Fleming and Mason Counties.


Daughters of the American Revolution  (Limestone Chapter National Society)

The NSDAR, founded in 1890, is a service organization dedicated to service to the Nation.  Its objectives are Historic Preservation, Promotion of Education and Patriotic Endeavor.  An applicant for membership must be no less than 18 years of age.  She shall prove lineal bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence.  Committees include American Indian, American Heritage, American History, Constitution Week, Conservation, DAR Good Citizens, DAR Museum, DAR Schools, DAR Scholarships, DAR Service to Veteran Patients, genealogy, Flag of U.S.A. and Paxton Inn.


Stephanie Paolucci – Regent

(606) 759-1436



DeKalb Lodge # 12 IOOF

16 ½ West Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056



Meets every Tuesday at 7:00 pm.  The DeKalb Lodge #12 has 275 members and is the largest in the state of Kentucky and is very active in the community.  To become a member of the lodge, contact Eddie Johnson.

Foster Grandparent Program

611 Forest Avenue

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-4016

(606) 564-8288 fax


Michelle Moore ext. 3817


The Foster Grandparent Program is built upon the natural bond between young and old.  In projects throughout the country, Foster Grandparents have forever enriched the lives of thousands of children while profoundly enriching their own.  They serve in areas that exceed the limits first envisioned for the program, by helping children and youth with a variety of special and exceptional needs in our local school classrooms.


Fraternal Order of Eagles

139 East Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-4505


Mike Hord - Secretary


The mission of the Fraternal Order of Eagles is to promote and raise funds for duly authorized Fraternal Order of Eagles charities and contribute to worthwhile local charitable causes.  To unite fraternally for mutual benefit, protection, improvement and social enjoyment.  Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at 7:00 pm for Aerie & Auxiliary members.




Fraternal Order of Police

P.O. Box 271 – Mailing address

8000 Taylor Mill Rd. – Physical address

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-9411


Paul Wallingford - Secretary


Gideons International – Maysville Group

P. O. Box 501

Maysville, KY 41056


Curtis Rosser – President, (606) 759-7486


The Maysville Gideon Camp is responsible for distributing Bibles and New Testaments throughout Bracken, Mason and Nicholas counties.  The camp was organized in 1951.


Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council, Inc
2277 Executive Dr.

Lexington, KY. 40505
(859) 342-6263 Ext: 19


Erica Calhoun – Membership Specialist for Mason County


Open to all girls 5-17, Licking Valley Girl Scout Council is part of Girl Scouts of the USA-the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls, where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.  Girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.   For more information or to join Girl Scouts, contact the council office.


Hayswood Foundation, Inc.

1 West McDonald Parkway, Suite 3A

Maysville, Kentucky 41056

(606) 563-9333

(606) 564-9444 fax


Lloyd Schiltz, Executive Director


Hayswood Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit private foundation that seeks to improve the quality of education, and physical and mental health, for the residents of Mason, Bracken, Lewis, Fleming, and Robertson counties in Kentucky, and Adams and Brown counties in Ohio.  This is accomplished through the issuance of grants to other non-profit organizations and through college scholarships for residents of Mason County.


Hospice of Hope, Inc.

909 Kenton Station Drive

Maysville, Kentucky 41056

(606) 759-4050

(606) 759-1207 fax


Kavin Cartmell, Executive Director


Hospice of Hope is a non-profit, community-based organization serving terminally ill children, adults and their families in Northern Kentucky and Southern Ohio.  Hospice is a philosophy of palliative care focusing on comfort and symptom management.  A holistic treatment approach provided by a team of professionals addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the terminal disease process.  Hospice seeks neither to neither hasten nor postpone death, but to facilitate the alternative of dying at home or in a home-like setting.  Bereavement services are available after the death of a loved one.  Community grief counseling is also available for both individuals and groups in the workplace or school setting.



Housing Authority of Maysville

600 Clark Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-4409


Bruce Hanna, Executive Director


The Housing Authority of Maysville provides safe, clean, affordable housing to qualified applicants on its properties and also Section 8 rental assistance throughout the community.  They provide numerous nationally recognized educational, work preparation and social programs for residents, including two “state-of-the-art” computer labs.



Kentucky Cancer Program

Buffalo Trace Region

909 Kenton Station Drive, Suite C

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 759-0300

(606) 759-8412 fax



Trina Winter, Regional Coordinator/Cancer Control Specialist


The mission is to promote cancer education, research, and service programs to reduce incidence and mortality from cancer.  Funded by the General Assembly and jointly administered by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville and the Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center at University of Kentucky, KCP focuses specifically on the state’s cancer problems. 


Knights of Columbus

210 East Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-9705


Kelly Ashley


The Knights of Columbus is an organization of Catholic gentlemen committed to the exemplification of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism.


The Knights of Columbus of Maysville was formed in 1910. Today it continues to strive to increase its own record for charitable contributions and volunteer service to St. Patrick’s Church School, and other community endeavors.  These endeavors include but are not limited to; physically and mentally challenged individuals, food for shut-ins during Christmas holidays, boy and girl scouts, academic achievements, civic achievements hospital visitation, and prayers for the deceased.


Lewisburg-Millcreek Lion’s Club

6093 KY 11

May’s Lick, KY  41055

(606) 763-6407


Allen Mayberry - President


Lewisburg-Millcreek Lions Club was charted in April 1966.  The Club’s main function is to serve.  By helping the local residents purchase new eye glasses, support the Eye Foundation and Diabetes Foundation through the Lions International and are supported by fundraisers.  The main fundraiser is the annual horse show.  Other fundraisers are: girls basketball tournament, and the fun horse show.


Community services include:  opening the gym for those who would like to walk a few laps and renting the gym to groups of basketball players.  The gym and grounds are available to churches for their functions and shelter for severe weather conditions.


Limestone Chorale

510 E. Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056


John Zeigler, Conductor


Members of this mixed voice chorus give their and talent for the reward of singing and blending with others in rehearsals and performances.  Meetings are held on Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 pm during the months of September, October, November and December (until the Christmas concert), and February, March, April and May when there is another special event scheduled.


Limestone Economic Development, Inc.

201 E. Third Street

Maysville, KY  41056

(606) 883-3602


Tom Coe


Limestone Economic Development, Inc. (LED) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to foster and encourage economic development and re-development in the Maysville-Mason County area to improve the quality of life and the economic climate of the community.  LED manages the floodwall mural project and the Grant Resource Center at the Mason Co. Public Library.  The board is also working to expand resources for existing businesses and for entrepreneurs looking to start new businesses in the area.


Limestone Family YMCA

1080 US 68

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-6772

(606) 564-6774 fax



Tonya Wenz, Executive Director       



Limestone Heritage Foundation

2201 Meadow Ridge Drive

Maysville, KY  41056

(606) 759-4856


Lynn David



Limestone Ministerial Association

(Listed under Religious Organizations)



Mason County 4-H

800 US 68

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-6808


Karen Douglas, County Extension Agent for 4-H/Youth Development


Youth ages 9-19 can belong to a school club, community club or project group.  Through being a 4-H member, youth will develop self-confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.


Mason County Genealogical Society

1015 East Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 759-7787


Molly Kendall, President



Mason County Family Community Center

386 Chenault Drive

Maysville, KY  41056

(606) 564-5683


Mary Robinson Griffey


Mason County Historical Society

P. O. Box 13

Maysville, Kentucky 41056


Elisabeth Miller, President (606) 564-0085


It is the mission of the Mason Co. Historical Society to lend our efforts to preserve and protect our county’s historic sites.  We welcome anyone interested in joining our organization. 


Mason County Homemakers

800 U.S. 68

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-6808


Heather Cheek, FCS Agent


The Mason County Homemakers are affiliated with the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association as one of the largest volunteer groups in Mason County.  Our goal is to extend the educational information of the University of Kentucky to the people of Mason Co. and assist them in applying new practices and technology.  Our emphasis is on foods and nutrition, health, clothing and textiles, family economics and management, good family relations, housing, home furnishings, consumer education and community development.  Mason Co. has 26 individual Homemaker Clubs. You can obtain information from the Mason Co. Extension Office in Maysville at (606) 564-6808.



Mason County Youth Service Center

380 Maple Leaf Road

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-7755

(606) 564-9040 fax


Ashley Kirk - Coordinator




Masonic Lodge

Mailing address – P.O. Box 567 Maysville, KY. 41056

Physical address – 2 East 3rd St. Cox Building, Maysville, KY. 41056


Randall H. Cooper - Secretary



May’s Lick Lion’s Club

5002 Wilson Avenue

May’s Lick, KY 41055



Gerald Woods



Maysville Duplicate Bridge Club

113 West Second Street

Maysville, Kentucky 41056

(606) 564-6492


Eileen Purdon


The Maysville Duplicate Bridge Club was established in 1973. New members are welcome.

Games are:  Monday afternoon at 1:00 pm,  Wednesday night at 7:00 pm, and Friday night at 7:00 pm



Maysville Lion’s Club

P. O. Box 491

1403 East Second Street

Maysville, Kentucky 41056

(606) 564-9210


Robbie Detro – President (2016) - 606-584-6853

Ken Steimle - VP

Mike Walton - Treasurer 


Organized February 28, 1929, the Maysville Lion’s Club is a part of Lions International, the world’s largest service organization.  Men and women are eligible to join, by application.  The primary service of the Lion’s Club is eyesight conservation.  They support numerous charitable organizations locally as well as some at the state and international level.  The club’s main fundraiser is the annual Radio Auction held in the spring.  Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of each month at the Lions Clubhouse at 6:30 pm.



Maysville Lioness Club

1403 East Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056


Sadonna Hawkins, President

Patricia Steimle, Secretary

1972 Three Mile Creek Road

Ripley, Ohio 45167

(937) 392-1262



Our Lioness Club helps Maysville Lion’s Club with their annual radio auction in the spring, and conduct eye screenings at St. Patrick, Straub, Intermediate and Middle schools (grades 1,3,5 & 7). Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Highland Christian.  New members and guests are always welcome.  The club supports state, national and international Lion’s Clubs.  They make donations to local food banks; Project Prom and Graduation at St. Patrick’s and Mason County Schools, Hospice of Hope and collect used glasses. 



Maysville Players

117 West Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-3666


Mike Thomas



Maysville Woman’s Club

The Maysville Woman’s Club meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Friday at noon.  New members are welcome.


Dena Green, President

(606) 882-2011

Maysville Younger Woman’s Club

P. O. Box 261

Maysville, KY 41056


Brianna Musgrave, President      


The Maysville Younger Woman’s Club is a volunteer service organization.  The members of the Club work diligently to pursue new ways to make life better for fellow citizens.  They sponsor many ongoing projects and welcome new ones.  The club meets the first Thursday of each month. 



Maysville-Mason Co. Area Chamber of Commerce

201 E. Third Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-5534 

(606) 564-5535 fax

(888)-875-MAYS – toll free




Vicki Steigleder, Executive Director


The Maysville-Mason Co. Area Chamber of Commerce is a private, voluntary, non-profit partnership of individuals, businesses and industries that have joined together to provide leadership and enhance the prosperity of the community.


The Chamber provides referral services for members, networking opportunities, seminars on various topics, a monthly newsletter and an opportunity to work on community projects through Chamber committees. 


Members of the Chamber have made an investment in the future of the region and are working to continually improve the area’s quality of life through balanced economic growth.


Anyone can be a member…memberships can be individual, business/industry and/or agencies.  If you are interested in joining the Chamber please call the office for more information.



Maysville-Mason Co. Arts Commission

216 Bridge Street

Maysville, KY 41056


Robert Roe  (606) 564-3361


The Maysville-Mason County Arts Commission is hereby created for the purpose of coordinating and directing the growth of the arts in Maysville and Mason County in order to bring about cooperation among cultural agencies and individual artists, to foster interest in and conservation of traditional arts and crafts, to promote the opportunities, and to establish the arts as an integral part of community life. Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 12 noon at the City Building.



Maysville-Mason Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau

Cox Building 2 East Third St.

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 563-2596


Suzie Pratt - Director


A non-profit organization composed of a seven-member commission and director.  Promotes the area through printed ads, brochures, editorials, radio, billboards and attends travel shows to bring tourists to our historic city and county.  Tourism provides guided tours of the Underground Railroad, Covered Bridges, and also a walking tour of historic downtown Maysville and old Washington.



Moose Lodge

7 East Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-5266


David Kearns, Administrator/Secretary


Lodge meetings are held every Wednesday at 8:00 pm and the Women’s Chapter meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7:00 pm.  The lodge is open Monday through Friday from 2:00 to 10:00 pm and Friday from 2:00 pm  – 1:00 am.  Saturday hours are 12:00 pm to 1:00 am.


Requirements for becoming a member of the Loyal Order of Moose: Fill out an application, be a male, 21 years of age or older, a believer in a Supreme Being, not a member of the Communist Party, have never been convicted of a felony and of good character.



Ohio River Valley Artists Guild

P.O. Box 183

Washington, KY  41096



Nick Denham, Director


The Ohio River Valley Artists Guild was established in 1998 to encourage, promote and develop the visual arts throughout the region with educational and peer group activities. The Guild’s programs are open to all.


A variety of skill based workshops and classes presented on a regular basis include drawing, painting (oil, watercolor, and acrylics), textiles, paper-mache, silk painting, pastels, pottery, and ceramics. School programs consist of art demonstrations for grade and middle schools, life drawing classes for high school students, and a “Kids Summer Camp” which provides hands on participation.


Community exhibitions of regional and local artwork and the state wide Kentucky Art Education Association student competition are sponsored each year. The “Art Smart” lecture series brings a variety of artists, curators, and educators to the community for Sunday afternoon lectures.


The Guild is a non-profit organization supported by the Kentucky Arts Council, the Hayswood Foundation, and local members and businesses. The Guild serves citizens in the Buffalo Trace area of Kentucky as well as Adams and Brown counties in Ohio. Continued support allows the development of programs that enrich the community, the family and individuals.


For information on upcoming programs phone: (606) 759-1336 or (937) 549-2788.



Old Washington Inc.

P. O. Box 227

Washington, KY 41096

(606) 759-7750


James Moose, President


The purpose of Old Washington, Inc. is to protect and preserve the historic community of Washington and to assume its economic viability as an area in which to live and conduct business.  The Corporation manages the Visitors Center and disseminates information about the community to residents, businesses, and organizations, as well as to the general public.


Orangeburg Lion’s Club

8001 Day Pike

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 759-5834


Chuck Sapp



Rescue the Russell

Mailing address: P.O. Box 371 Maysville, Ky. 41056

 Physical address: 9 E. Third St. Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-4875


Luanne Mattingly

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

115 ½ East Third Street

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-5511


Angela Turner, Director


The Retired and Senior Citizen Program (RSVP) helps people age 55 and older find volunteer service opportunities in their communities.  RSVP participants serve from a few to over forty hours a week in organizations that range from hospitals and youth centers to local service agencies and education facilities.  RSVP involves seniors in service that matches their personal interests and makes use of their skills and lifelong experiences.



Ringgold Lodge #27 I.O.O.F.

P. O. Box 276

318 Lexington Street

Maysville, Kentucky 41056


Dewey Applegate, Secretary

Fraternal organization



Rotary Club of Maysville

132 West Second Street

Maysville, KY 41056


Robert Boone, President

Web site:


The Maysville Rotary Club is an active service organization composed of professionally successful men and women with high standards and a dedication to using their position to serve the local community and promote international goodwill.  The club meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at the Rotary Clubhouse near the City Building on Bridge Street.  Major projects are providing smoke detectors to families of all newborns in Mason County and providing scholarships to Maysville Community College.  Annual fundraisers include a farm equipment auction in March, a two-night rodeo in June and a horseshow in September.


Salvation Army

(606) 564-6737

Senior Friends

989 Medical Park Drive

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 759-5311


Edna Humphrey


Tom Browning Boys & Girls Club

241 Maple Leaf Road East

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-3093


Caitlyn Waddell, Executive Director


The Tom Browning Boys & Girls Club brings together children of all backgrounds and provides a positive environment for learning and having fun.  There are many enriching programs offered such as games, crafts, tutoring and computer enrichment, as well as organized sports leagues for children in Mason and surrounding counties.


Tri-County Shrine Club

5 Arrington Avenue

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-5019


Wilburn L. Umstattd, Treasurer


The Tri-County Shrine Club is chartered by Oleika Shrine Temple in Lexington, Kentucky.  The club supports the work of 19 orthopedic hospitals for children with problems of the bones, joints and muscles.  They also help support three Burns Institutes that treat children who have been seriously burned or children needing reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation as a result of burn injuries.  If you know of a child needing these services call 1–800-237-5055. 


The Tri-County Club meets the 3rd Monday of every month at deSha’s.



United Way of Mason County

P.O. Box 324 

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 759-5246 


Ellen Cartmell, Executive Director


During 1999, gifts from people in the community helped friends, neighbors and co-workers.  The recipients were residents of both Kentucky and Ohio, from counties including Mason, Fleming, Bracken, Lewis and Robertson in Kentucky and Adams and Brown in Ohio.


Over 4000 local children and teens participated in programs partially funded by this United Way campaign.  These programs were administered by member agencies including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the Limestone Family YMCA, the Tom Browning Boys & Girls Club, Camp Discovery, the Mason County Family Resource Center, and the Ida Ross Youth Center.


Training and support programs were also provided to over 3000 people by member agencies including the Women’s Crisis Center, America Reads, the Mason County Adult Education and Literacy Program, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), and Hospice of Hope.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 2734  (VFW)

3177 AA Hwy.

Maysville, KY 41056


    Contact:  Eddie Brierly

    (606) 759-0200 - Main Office  


The VFW is an organization that helps locate and assist veterans or comrades in distress: Veterans helping Veterans.  To join, a person must have served in a war zone somewhere in the world.



Washington Lion’s Club

P. O. Box 61

Washington, KY 41096

(606) 564-6240


Gerald Curtis, President           606-759-7265


The Washington Lion’s Club is a service group committed to helping the less fortunate.  They support the goals of Lions International, which includes the prevention of blindness and diabetes.  The Washington Lion’s Club has also financed many improvements at the Maysville/Mason County Recreation Park and beautification projects for Washington.  The club purchases eyeglasses for anyone who cannot afford them, provides clothing to needy families and finances numerous other charitable causes.


Persons interested in learning more about the organization are invited to attend a dinner meeting with the club at deSha’s at 7:00 pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month.



Women’s Crisis Center

111 East Third Street

Maysville, KY  41056

(606) 564-6708


Melissa Greenwell


Religious Organizations:


Bracken Baptist Association

5105 Main Street

May’s Lick, KY 41055

(606) 763-6260


We are an association of 34 Baptist churches in nine counties cooperating with the Southern Baptist Convention the Kentucky Baptist Convention sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ around the world.


Limestone Ministerial Association

P.O. Box 515

Maysville, KY 41056

(606) 564-3922







 Compiled by the Maysville-Mason Co. Area Chamber of Commerce

Please contact us with changes or additions to this document.

(606) 564-5534

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