Local briefs for Jan. 19, 2017

Published 1:11 pm Thursday, January 19, 2017

Christmas tree collection 

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.

Budgeting class canceled

The basic budgeting class scheduled for 7 p.m. today has been canceled. The next class will be at 7 p.m. March 16 at Clark County Community Services, 30 Taylor Ave.

School board meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will meet for a work session at 6 p.m. Friday at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The meeting is open to the public. 

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.

AmbitionFest! 2017 

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.

CCPS career fair 

Clark County Public Schools will have a career fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the auditorium at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. CCPS is seeking qualified applicants for custodial, transportation and food service positions, with health, dental, visions, retirement and other benefits. High school diploma or GED are required for all positions. Apply online at www2.clarkschools.net. Contact Scarlett Ryan at 744-4545 or5 scarlett.ryan@clark.kyschools.us for more information.

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 clark.comm.ed@gmail.com 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 Jan. 31

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.

Extension Council

meeting Monday

The Clark County Cooperative Extension Council will meet at noon Monday, Jan. 23, at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.