Local briefs for Jan. 17, 2017
Published 8:06 am Tuesday, January 17, 2017
American Legion meeting
American Legion Post 25 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, today at the Elks Lodge. All veterans are welcome.
Christmas tree collection
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Winchester Municipal Utilities will collect live Christmas trees through Thursday. Trees will be picked up on customers’ yard waste collection day. All trees must be free of stands, lights and ornaments. Trees should not be bagged. Have trees to the curb by 7 a.m. of scheduled pick-up day. Trees can also be brought directly to the transfer station for disposal at no cost. For more information, contact the WMU solid waste department at 744-1170.
School board meetings
The Clark County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. today for a closed-session discussion at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. A regular meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.
WMU pickup change
Residential solid waste will be collected Wednesday, Jan. 18, for Winchester Municipal Utilities customers with regular collection Monday, as WMU was closed in observance on Martin Luther King Day. Brown curbits should be to the curb by 7 a.m. Wednesday. For more information, contact the Solid Waste Department at 744-1170.
Phoenix Housing Corp. meeting
The Board of Directors of the Phoenix Housing Corporation will have a meeting to elect officers at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the Clark County Health Department’s lower level meeting room, 400 Professional Ave.
Join internationally-acclaimed leader Rich Harwood for AmbitionFest! 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
SRNA classes to be offered
Community Education is offering a state registered nurse aide class this spring. Classes begin March 7 and continue through May 21. Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuition is $280 and is due by Feb. 24. Contact Community Education at 859-745-3946 or firstname.lastname@example.org or 24 W. Lexington Ave., Ste. 220 (inside Kentucky Bank) for more information or to register. Full details are available at http://teach.clarkschools.net/Depts/CommEd or communityedclarkcounty on Facebook.
Comprehensive plan meetings
There will be two public meetings concerning updates to the Comprehensive Plan for input and discussion. The meetings will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Clark County Public Library and 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at Hall’s on the River. For more information, call 744-7019.
Winchester Lions Club meeting
The Winchester Lions Club will have a meeting to reorganize itself at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Arby’s. It is open to anyone interested in joining and helping revitalize the 86-year-old club. For more information, call Frank Farmer at 744-6103.