Clark County Community News: CCPS HOF announced

Published 11:00 am Saturday, January 14, 2023

CCPS announces HOF

Clark County Public Schools announced Wednesday in a social media release it is starting a hall of fame.

“The goal for the Clark County Public Schools Hall of Fame is to recognize those who have contributed to their profession and community while practicing character qualities such as perseverance, self-discipline, curiosity, honesty, responsibility, etc. Whether it’s a prominent athlete, an academic innovator, or a trailblazer in their profession, these successful individuals serve as an example for current students and former graduates as well as all of the community,” the release states.

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Nominations are due Jan. 27,

WCCPR offerings

Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation will hold swim lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 10 to Jan. 26. The cost is $45 for six sessions. Parent-Child classes featuring toddlers from 6 months – 3 years old will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Level 1 featuring kids from 3-5 years old will take place from 5:05 – 5:35 p.m. Level 2 featuring kids from 6 to 8 years old will take place from 5:40 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. Level 3 featuring kids ages eight and older takes place from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Level 4 also featuring kids ages eight and older takes place from 6:50 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.

Parks and rec also presents the 2023 Jump Start Group Fitness Challenge for six weeks from Jan. 2 through Feb. 13. The number of classes attended determines the tier individuals get placed. Tier determines prize! Jumping jack (20-25 classes) comes with a 3-month single membership at a $123.75 value + more. Jump squat (26-30 classes) comes with a 6-month single membership at a $247.50 value + more. Burpee (31-35 classes) comes with a 1-year single membership at a $495 value + more. Registration is at the front desk at 15 Wheeler Ave. Members have a $10 buy-in, while non-members can sign up for a six-week membership for $40.

New ministry

A Blessing Hands Outreach Ministry has been started at Broadway Missionary Baptist Church, located at 121 West Broadway. The goal is to help those in need within the community. For those who would like to donate, please contact Michael Clemens at 859-556-3025.

MLK Day event

First Baptist Church is hosting a “Day of Service?” to honor Martin Luther King Day. All sanitation workers and first responders are invited to come and have lunch with parishioners in the church’s Family Life Center, located at 37 N. Highland St. For more information, call the church office at 859-744-6624 or visit Doors open at noon!