FRIDAY, Dec. 28
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 28 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15-4 p.m.
MONDAY, Dec. 31
Community Education Assistance Program. The application deadline to participate in the Community Education Assistance Program at Harrison Memorial Hospital is Dec. 31. In order to qualify, must be presently accepted and enrolled in a health career field of study. For additional information call Julia Fulton,R.N. at 859-234-2300.
Health Department Closing. The Harrison County Health Department will be closed Monday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year holiday.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 31 at Lebus Childcare Center at 11 a.m.; Grays Run, 2:30-4 p.m.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will not meet in December.
Volunteers Needed. Community Action Council needs volunteers to prepare tax returns for working families. The Internal Revenue Service provides courtesy return preparation assistance to people who may not be able to afford professional tax help and to raise awareness about the Earned Income Tax Credit. Free training and materials are provided now through the end of January. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or extensive accounting experience, are not required. We will train people. Volunteer opportunities are available from Jan. 22 through April 15. To volunteer and attend one of the training classes contact Kathy Hughes at 859-244-2210 or Kathy.email@example.com for more details.
Cynthiana-Harrison County EDA. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority, the Maysville Community and Technical College Licking Valley Campus and the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Small Business/Entrepreneurs Seminar on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at the Ky. Community and Technical College-Licking Valley Campus, 319 Webster Ave., Room 216. Three, two and a half hour sessions are available: 9-11:30 a.m., 1:30-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. Due to limited seating, pre-register before Friday, Jan. 11 by contacting Lisa Harmon at 859-234-6689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A $10 registration fee is required.
Home Assistance. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Home Assistance, Inc. will be taking applications for qualifying families. If you are interested in becoming a homeowner call 859-588-7620 after 4:30 p.m. for information.
Harrison County Clothes Closet. A new drop box is now located in the back parking lot of Cynthiana Baptist Church, and is in need of coats (all sizes) and blankets. There is also a drop box in the former Food Lion parking lot. Any questions or for more information call Linda McGowan at 859-234-1967.
Hymn Sing. Berry Methodist Church will hold a Hymn Sing on the fourth Sunday of each month beginning at 6 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop 76 meets every Tuesday from 5:45-7:15 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, just past Eastside Elementary School. Drive to the back of the building; the meeting is in the lower meeting room. Must be 11 years old or at least in the fifth grade. For more information contact Tim Lail, 588-9370.
Children’s Story Time. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come listen to fun stories and do crafts. For ages birth to 5.
Weight Watchers meets every Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Registration and weigh-in begins at 5:15 p.m.
Young Farmers. The Harrison County Young Farmers will be meeting in the Harrison County High School ag room on Monday nights at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend.
Library Display Foyer. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is hosting a display of armed forces memorabilia. Also needing people to share talent/collections with the community. The library extends an invitation for foyer display ideas at the public library. Call 859-234-4881, e-mail at email@example.com or just stop by the library’s front desk for further details.
Clothing Closet. The Clothing Closet is now ready with summer clothing and will now be open on the last Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Closet is located at 103 N. Main (beside Cynthiana Presbyterian Church) and open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Christian Faith Center. The Christian Faith Center has opened their clothing closet to the public. All free items. Call 859-234-8481 to view items.
Free Computer Classes. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is providing free computer classes. Call 234-4881 to find out about class offerings or visit the website at www.cynthianalibrary.org.
On Display. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is hosting a display of artwork from local artists.
LVBPW Meeting. The Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s meets the second Wednesday of each month at Biancke’s Restaurant at noon, with a guest speaker. Interested and new members are welcome.
Harrison County Fire Protection District meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, 113 W. Pike St., Cynthiana. Open to the public.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at Indian Creek Christian Church. Come join other moms for food, fun and fellowship. Childcare is provided. For more information call Cassie at 954-0571. Please note that when school is not in session, MOPS meeting is cancelled.
Community Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a non-profit employment agency that assists persons with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. Located in the Community Service Center at 216 Old Lair Road or can be reached by calling (859) 234-9377 or visit www.ceo-employment.com.
Harrison County Food Pantry. The Harrison County Food Pantry is located at 304 Locust St. (former Cynthiana Police Substation). Open Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information contact Margaret Watson at 234-1649 or Marilyn Wash at 234-5644.
Berry Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Berry Lions Club Hall at 7 p.m. New members always welcome.
Dog House Recycling. If anyone has a dog house in good condition to donate or know of a dog in need of shelter, contact the Humane Society of Harrison County at 234-1222 or 859-312-1267.
Moms in Touch International (praying for children and schools) is an interdemoninational, non-profit organization. For more information call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit www.momsintouch.org.
TOPS. Meets at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital. For more information call 588-4605.
Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Use the Walnut Street entrance to enter the church. Call 859-234-1626 and leave a message for further information.
Cynthiana Alcoholics Anoymous meets Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., and Fridays at 7 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, North Walnut Street. For more information call 1-800-467-8019
Al-anon Meetings are held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Harmony Christian Church in Georgetown, Ky. at the old Wal-Mart store on the by-pass.
Foster Parent Support, Training. Bluegrass Therapeutic Foster Care offers free support and training. Bluegrass TFC wants new foster families in this area. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-252-5803 ext. 213.
Men’s Coffee Group. Meets at Hospice of the Bluegrass Office, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E at 10:30 a.m. every third Friday. For more information contact Mary McKenzie 859-234-6462 or 800-756-6005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.
Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the office located at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana. Open to the public.
Cub Scouts meet every first and third Tuesday at First United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. If interested call Tony Roberts at 859-588-0866 or Tami Perkins at 859-797-4337.
Harrison County Diabetes Support Group will meet at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center on the second Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Crissy at 859-234-8750 or 859-298-4899.
Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.; and Saturdays from 6-7 p.m. at the St. James A.M.E. at 312 W. Pleasant in the annex.
Visit the library’s website at www.cynthianalibrary.org and check out our calendar, services and subscribe to our online book club.