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News briefs, April 18

Meetings

Boyle County Democratic Womens Club — 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at Danville Bowlarama. The speaker will be Brian Wofford, Boyle County Chief Deputy Jailer and board member of the Hope Network. The public is invited.

Danville-Boyle County Recreation Commission — 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at the Millennium Park Kroger-Rotary shelter. Items on the agenda include: treasurer’s report; presentation of Shepherds House work program; memorial request; FINS program; soccer field signage; AD-HOC report; opening day for Little League; swim team registration; pool update; Purple Martin gourds; 2017 pool passes; and Salt River Conference.

Architectural Heritage Board — 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 at Danville city hall public meeting room. Items on the agenda include: certificates of appropriateness for 135 North Third St., Bernie Hunstad, to paint building front; repair or replace front store window; replace personnel door on left side; paint doors; and 119 South Third St., Hunstad, church bell tower has loose copper sheeting that requires re-attachment and bell room soffit and fascia needs repair and replacement. Current material is galvanized sheet metal and replacement will either be fiberglass or polymer product. Also there will be an update for 311 West Main St., Ann McCrosky; review letter of request to Norfolk Souther to seek donation of old train depot; and presentation of Certified Local Government Program by Vicki Birenbert with Kentucky Heritage Council.

Sock Hop to benefit GCAC

LANCASTER — The Garrard County Art Center is having a fund raiser sock hop for the entire family from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Garrard County Middle School cafeteria, 304 West Maple Ave. Entry is free. There will be a 1950s dance contest, costume contest, pie auction and a ‘50s concession stand. Music will be by Larry Cory and the Passport Band. There will also be special appearances by 1950s “celebrities.”

Wellness Center offering training

McDowell Wellness Center is offering lifeguard training beginning May 1 with a pre-swim test from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. In order to pass the pre-test, students need to be able to swim 300 yards either freestyle or breaststroke. The training will take place over six days. The dates are May 5 (5-9 p.m.), May 6 (8 a.m.-6 p.m.), May 7 (8 a.m.- 6 p.m.), May 12 (5 -9 p.m.), May 13 (8 a.m.-6 p.m.), and May 14 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.).

Anyone interested in the training should register by May 1.  Training books and face shields are included in class fees. Please call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-WELL (9355) to register or for more information.