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THURSDAY, Feb. 12

By The Staff

THURSDAY, Feb. 12

Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

Adult Book Club. The group will meet Thursday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.  at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Refreshments will be provided.

SATURDAY, Feb. 14

DAR. The Cynthiana Chapter DAR will meet Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at the home of Sarah Kinney.

SUNDAY, Feb. 15

Free and/or Low Cost Spay-Neuter Clinic. Sunday, Feb. 15 at Blue Licks State Park.  For more information and to make reservations call 1-800-443-7008.

MONDAY, Feb. 16

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

TUESDAY, Feb. 17

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18

Class of 1959. The Harrison County High School Class of 1959 will hold a planning meeting for the 50th reunion on Feb. 18 at 1:15 p.m. at Leono's.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Grant Development 101. Start writing grants. Review the skills needed to prepare professional, competitive and compelling grant proposals. Individuals will be guided step-by-step through the entire process of researching, developing and writing a grant proposal. Registration: Lorrina Blevins, 859-234-8626 ext 66194, Lorrina.blevins@kctcs.edu. Offered Feb. 19 at Cynthiana Licking Valley Campus from 1-4 p.m.; or the Paris Extension Campus from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $29.

Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Melissa Jurgenson who will discuss her new book, River Towns of Central KY.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Divorce Recovery Workshop. Mondays, Feb. 23-April 6 from 7-9 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 3100 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. For more information contact Dr. James Stillwell, Adult Life Pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church at JamesS@ibc-lex.org or call 859-685-3238.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center. The Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center is offering an 8-week psychoeducational group for adult survivors of sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse. The group will be held in the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center’s Lexington office on Tuesdays, Feb. 24-April 28, from 5:30-7 p.m. All groups are free and confidential. Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) for information and/or application.

Chamber Banquet. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year’s Chamber Award Banquet. The Banquet will be held at the Cynthiana Country Club from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27. Categories for nominations are: Business Person of the Year; Educator of the Year; Farmer of the Year; and Citizen of the Year. Mail or bring applications to 201 S. Main St. For questions, call 234-5236. Submissions should be no more than one typed page.

Diabetes Support Groups. Wedco District Health Department offers Diabetes Support Groups in Harrison, Nicholas, and Scott counties. Join us for a cooking demonstration, the U.S Diabetes Conversation Map, and informative information regarding Diabetes Care. The support groups are held in: Nicholas County the first Monday of the month from 3-4 p.m.; Harrison County the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m.; and Scott County the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. For more information call Crissy at 859-298-4899.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale. Harrison County Girl Scouts are now holding their cookie sales through March 27. Anyone interested in purchasing cookies, $3.50 a box, can call Sherri Migneault at 235-0544. Anyone wishing to buy cookies for the troops overseas may do so and the Girl Scouts will take care of getting them sent out. Proceeds to benefit the local Girl Scouts.

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program and Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center invite the friends and supporters of our organizations to join us to learn about the projected State budget cuts and the grave impact these potential cuts would have on our ability to provide comprehensive, regional services to victims of abuse and sexual assault. Drop by to learn more and help us educate our legislators and community members regarding the value of our services.

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 Martin Luther King Jr. book collection is on display at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

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.

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.

Cub Scouts - Meet every first and third Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the United Methodist Church (diagonally across from Leono's). For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428.

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.

Harrison County Republican Party will meet the second Wednesday of each month at noon at Biancke's Restaurant.

Early Head Start, Head Start, and  Migrant Head Start Programs. For more information call the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Any veteran needing help will now have to make an appointment for Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by calling Georgetown at 1-859-824-0940 or 1-800-747-9963, or write: Tricia Miles, VBFR, 1000 W. Main St., Georgetown, Ky. 40324.

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 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.

nami. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group meets the first and third Mondays of each month at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St., from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Call 234-1407 or e-mail namiharrison@yahoo.com for more information.