Local briefs for March 6, 2017

Published 11:43 am Monday, March 6, 2017

Yard, bake sale to benefit Lady Veterans Connect 

Lady Veterans Connect will host a yard sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, at the old Trapp School, 11400 Irvine Road. All proceeds help fund Lady Veterans Connect, which is establishing a shelter for female veterans. Items available will include clothing for children and adults, kitchen accessories, shoes, bedding and small furniture.

Licensing board meeting Monday

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The Winchester Licensing Board will meet at 5 p.m. today at Winchester City Hall to elect officers.

Sylvania retirees meeting

Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Blue Isle on Shoppers Drive. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.

Trust for Life bake sale

The Clark County Circuit Clerk’s Office will host a bake sale beginning at 8 a.m. today. All proceeds will to go the Trust for Life.

GRC SBDM meeting 

The George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council will meet at 4 p.m. today in the SBDM conference room.

AARP offers tax preparation help

The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation program will offer free tax preparation, counseling and electronic filing Mondays and Tuesdays until April 18 at the Central Baptist Church annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Taxpayers should bring their 2015 tax return and all documents showing 2016 income. Those itemizing should also bring proof of taxes paid and contributions.

Community Education classes offered 

Clark County Community Education will offer the following classes in the next two weeks:

— Ballroom dancing: 7-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, March 7 through April 25, $100 per couple ($90 per couple for parks and recreation members).

— Overview of QuickBooks: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, free.

— Home cooking on the go: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 14 and 21, $50.

— QuickBooks for beginners: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 14-28, $50.

— Basic budgeting: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, free.

Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class will be disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com.