Clark County Community News

Published 1:30 pm Monday, April 10, 2023

Tai Chi

Tai Chi classes are now offered at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays at the James B. Allen Generation Center, 32 Meadow Street. If practiced regularly, Tai Chan can benefit seniors in several ways: improved balance, decreased risk of high blood pressure, improved physical strength and sleep quality, and better overall physical and emotional well being. For more information, contact the Center at 859-744-3235.

2nd Thursday

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The Bluegrass Heritage Museum monthly 2nd Thursday Program returns on April 13 with David Hurt as “Grandpa Jones.” The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments served will be served afterward.

Auction

Kiwanis Club of Winchester hosts a live auction to benefit the children of Clark County on Saturday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Bargains on Broadway and Café at 26 E. Broadway Street. Come early to eat at this event sponsored by Geenex Solar. Be there to bid!

Republican Women’s Club Meeting

The Clark County Republican Women’s Club will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2023, 6.30 pm at the Clark County Fish and Game Club, 1255 Waterworks Road, Winchester, KY.  Guest speakers are Jonathan Schell primary candidate for Agriculture Commission and Greg Elkins, candidate in the special election for Kentucky State Senate, District 28. Representatives from the Kelly Clark for Governor Campaign and Steve Knipper, candidate for Secretary of State. will also be available to speak to the group.  Refreshments will be served. All Republican women, their friends and family and invited to attend.

Extension Office Meetings

A Clark County Conservation District’s Annual Banquet and County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) Informational Meeting is April 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office. Please RSVP by April by calling the Clark County Conservation District at 859-744-2322.

A Clark County Cattlemens Association Meeting is April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the extension office.

Hot Rod Festival

Winchester’s 1st Annual Downtown Hot Rod Festival put on by Holder Entertainment and Remember When Cruiserz will take place from April 28th through 30th. Hours are 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Depot Street only on April 28th. On April 29th, the event goes from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with vendors set up at 11:00 a.m. On April 30th, the event goes from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Awards will be given on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Dash plaques will be provided to the first 100 registered vehicles. Awards include the Mayor’s Choice, City Manager’s Choice, City Commissioners Choice of Rat Rod, Motorcycle, and Lowrider, Furthest Traveled Award, and Club Participation – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and Pin Ups Choice. Inflatables are present for the kids. Live music will be on the courthouse steps on Saturday night. To learn more about the pin up contest, contact Irma Jean on Facebook at imajean aka punkin’ the moonshining pinup. Vendor spots are available, with spots being $100 and registration $20 per vehicle. To learn more, contact Donald Holder at 859-444-0291, or Robbie Fountain at 859-644-8366.

Job Fair

At the BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, a Winchester Works Job Fair will take place on Tuesday, May 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event can be attended online or in person at 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. For the online link, type in: https://tinyurl.com/WINJOBS23. Companies that will be present include Kyle’s Kitchen & Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee, Sterling Health Care, Adecco, Mansea Metal, Sonoco, Tierney Storage, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Staffmark, Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority, Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, and the Kentucky Career Center.