Community Calendar

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By The Staff


Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Adult Book Group. The book The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood will be the selection for July and is now available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet Thursday, July 9 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Eagle Scout Summer Reunion. Thursday, July 9 at Camp McKee in Jeffersonville, Ky., for an afternoon camp tour followed by a reunion dinner. This event is open to all Eagle Scouts and their families. For more information or to make reservations contact the Blue Grass Council at 859-231-7811 or visit www.bgbsa.org.

Movie Break. High School Musical 3. Thursday, July 9 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Open to all ages.

HMH Blood Drive. Thursday, July 9 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Conference Rooms at Harrison Memorial Hospital (first floor-across from the old Specialty Clinic. Same floor as the old ER).

Harrison County Fair. July 9-18, $4 Admission-July 9, 10, 11. July 12, free gospel sing. July 13-18, $8 admission includes all rides and events. One and under free. New for 2009: Vendors Square, Antique Tractor Show, Championship Wrestling, Farm Bureau Hot Air Balloon, Mutton Bustin’ and more. Catalogs can be picked up at the County Extension Office or go to www.freewebs.com/harrisoncountyfair.


Family Craft Saturday. July 11 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Open to all ages. Refreshments will be served.

HCHS Marching Thorobreds Cookout. Saturday, July 11 at Little Switzerland Park on Old Lair Road beginning at noon. Meet the new band director and new students. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Hamburgers and hot dogs provided by the HCHS Band Boosters. For information on what to bring contact Faye Stone at 298-2088 or Debbie Shuler at 588-9531.

Bingo - Cynthiana Elks Bingo will be held Saturday, July 11. Doors open at 5 p.m., with Bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. Following the Monday night Bingo.

SUNDAY, July 12

Harrison County Fair Community Gospel Sing. Sponsored by the community at the fairgrounds on July 12 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in participating  is asked to contact Barbara Yearsley, 1146 Ky. Hwy 1842N, Cynthiana, Ky.  41031, at 859-234-2963; or Kevin Strausbaugh at 859-608-6826. Letters are not being sent to churches this year.

MONDAY, July 13

Peruvian Music Program. Monday, July 13 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for grades K-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Please pre-register.

Champion For A Drug-Free Harrison County will meet Monday, July 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.

Harrison County Fair Baby/Children’s Show and Pageants. July 13 and 14. Information may be obtained at the Extension Office on New Lair Road, www.freewebs.com/harrisoncountyfair or by emailing hcfair@hotmail.com.

TUESDAY, July 14

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, July 14, 5:30 p.m., upstairs City Hall in the commissioners’ room. The meetings are open to the public.

Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, July 14, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, July 14 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; White Oak from 3-4 p.m.; and Locust from 4:10-4:30 p.m.

Mommy and Me Music Program. Tuesday, July 14 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for ages 0-24 months in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Please pre-register.


Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, July 15 in Cedar Brook from 12:15-1 p.m.


School Supplies for Fines. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be accepting school supplies for fines.

Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The program will be a Historical Show and Tell. Members are requested to bring in one or more items of interest and a little about the items. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 17 at Grand Haven at 3 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, July 20 on Grays Run from 2-4 p.m.

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, July 20, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke's July 20, 2009 at noon.

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 21, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

Democratic Women's Club of Harrison County will meet Friday, July 24 at noon at the Cynthiana Country Club. Becky Barnes, editor at the Cynthiana Democrat, will be the guest speaker with a special program by Gracie, Annie and Jakob Furnish. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 24 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Indian Creek Pre-School is now accepting enrollment for the next school year. To register call the church office at 234-5223 or the director at 234-6681.

Germantown Fair. The Germantown Fair will be hosting new events on Saturday, Aug. 8. For more information or would like to enter an event, contact Vicki Morgan at 606-724-2282, Kitten Gilligan at 606-563-8970, or Darlene Gifford at 606-782-1018. There will also be a Corn Hole Tournament Saturday afternoon starting at 1:30 p.m.

HCHS Alumni Banquet and Homecoming. The Harrison County High School Alumni Banquet and Homecoming will take place Saturday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. For more information, contact Ben Clifford at 234-6956.

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.

Hemochromotosis Support Group. Anyone interested should call 859-298-2120 for more information.

Community and Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a non-profit employment agency that assists persons with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. They are located in the Community Service Center at 216 Old Lair Road or can be reached by calling (859) 234-9377. Visit their website at www.ceo-employment.com.

United Preschool is accepting applications for students for the fall term of 2009 and Spring 2010. Call Mrs. Ginger or Mrs. Heather at 235-0528 for information.

Foster Care Volunteers Needed. The Harrison/Pendleton County Citizen Foster Care Review board is seeking volunteers of local foster children. Volunteers are required to complete a six-hour training session and consent to a criminal record and central registry check. For more information, contact: Tylessa Sparks, Field Coordinator, Northern Kentucky CFCRBs, 859-334-3245.

Diabetes Support Groups. Wedco District Health Department offers Diabetes Support Groups in Harrison the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus; and Scott County on the second Thursday from 3-4 p.m. at the Scoutt County Health Center. For more information call Crissy at 859-298-4899.

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.

On Display. A collection of bird nests on loan from Julie Edwards. Also, in the front foyer, a sampling of the summer reading prizes.

Honor Flight. Are you a World War II veteran? Are you familiar with the free trips to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial? Honor Flight - Bluegrass Chapter, sponsors free monthly flights, March through October, from Louisville to Baltimore and then by bus to Washington to visit the WWII, Korean, and Iwo Jima flag raising memorials. To be eligible, veterans must file an application. For applications and information call Charles Tribble at 234-3115.

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. To connect with a group for your child’s school (elementary through high school) call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact person for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit the MITI website at www.momsintouch.org.

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens coats, all sizes. Money donations are also accepted. The Clothing Closet is located at 128 Main Street, (behind the child support office), and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Head Start Program. Head Start-Community Action Council, is a comprehensive federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities that involves parents, community leaders and agencies, and provides the opportunity for children to be successful in school. Child must be three or four years old by Oct. 1, 2008 to be eligible. For more information call the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Early Head Start. Works with families that are expecting a child or have children under three years, with the target age being under one year. The program provides intensive care for children through quality child development services in a center or home-based setting. In addition, Family Development Specialists work with the families to assist them in achieving social and economic self-suffiency. For more information contact Alean Spicer at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Migrant Head Start Network. A free child care service for children of migrant farm workers. Establishes, provides and promotes continuous child development services to eligible migrant children and their families. The parents are encouraged to be involved in the development of their children and the decisions made at the center. For more information contact Barbara Helton at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 at the Cynthiana Christian Church, and Sundays at 8 at the Church of the Advent Episcopal on Walnut Street.

Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5-6:30 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 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 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.

Adoptive Parent Support Groups. Held third Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-234-5454 or gerrywhalen@yahoo.com.

Christian Singles Group meets at Harrison Memorial Hospital in the Virginia McKenney conference room on the first and third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Phil at 234-6524, or Vickie at 234-5346.

A Veterans Field Representative is available on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse, Mt. Olivet. For more information call 1-866-376-0308.

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 mmckenzie@hospicebg.org. Every third Friday.

Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays. Supervisor of Animal Control is Harold Poe, assistant is David Debruler.

Navy and Marine Corps Shipmates who served on the USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12 from 1944-1976 and the USS COLUMBUS (SSN-762) past and present, to share memories and camaraderie with old friends and make new ones; USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 reunion will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at Holiday Inn Select, Nashville,Tenn. Contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46815-4505; Home: (260) 486-2221 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fax: 260-492-9771, or email: hope4391@comcast.net.