Local briefs for March 9, 2017

Published 11:32 am Thursday, March 9, 2017

Extension district board meeting

The Clark County Cooperative Extension District Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

Yard, bake sale to benefit Lady Veterans Connect 

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Lady Veterans Connect will host a yard sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 17-18, at the former Trapp Elementary 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.

Human services council meeting

The Clark County Human Services Council will meet at noon Tuesday, March 21, at Arby’s. All human service agencies serving Clark County are invited to send a representative.

Fix A Cat Campaign meeting 

The next Fix A Cat Campaign meeting will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Clark County Public Library. All Clark County residents are asked to attend. The meeting will include a presentation on homeless cats followed by discussion about a plan to spay and neuter the feral cats in the county. The group is coordinated by Dianna Reed of Helping Homeless Cats, Inc. For more information, contact Reed at homelessscats.13@gmail.com.

Administrative hearing board meeting 

The Administrative Hearing Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the training room on the second floor of city hall, 32 Wall St.

Campbell Junior High YSC meeting 

The Campbell Junior High School Youth Service Center advisory board will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, at the school. The meeting is open to the public.

Zoning adjustment  meeting canceled

The Winchester-Clark County Board of Zoning Adjustments meeting scheduled for today has been canceled.

AARP offers tax 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

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

— 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. The location of classes will be disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com.

Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday program

The Bluegrass Heritage Museum will host Terry Foody for its second Thursday program March 9. Her subject will be Kentucky History — Heroes in Disaster: The 1833 Lexington Cholera Epidemic with Lessons for Today.

Cholera is still a worldwide killer. Foody will explain why and compare it to other threatening global diseases, such as SARS and pandemic flu. The programs will be at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. Refreshments will be served, and the building is handicapped accessible. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call 745-1358.