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News briefs, May 14

Meetings

Danville-Boyle County Recreation Commission Board — 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at City Hall. Agenda includes: Treasurer’s Report; Program Report; Maintenance Report; New Business; Executive Session (per John Bell).

Danville Architectural Heritage Board — 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 at the city commission conference room at city hall. Items on the agenda include: hearing for certificate of appropriateness for the installation of two signs on 116 North First St.; staff approved COA for installation of sign on business directory and window sign; election of officers; discussion of CLG grant.

Utility work on fire hydrant

The City of Danville Water Distribution Department will be conducting utility work involving the replacement of a fire hydrant beginning at 9 a.m. May 14, on Anderson Street in Perryville.

During this time the water will be off for roughly 20 homes on Leonard Street, Anderson Street, Wheeler Street, Johnson Street, Stewart Street and Mitchellsburg Road. Homes affected by the work will be under a boil water advisory until further notice.

Lunch and Learn

The Heart of Kentucky United Way offers Lunch and Learn 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22 at the Boyle County Public Library, in the community room. The topic will be how Kentucky communities have increased access to high quality, early care and education. Guest speakers include Terry Tolan, Center for Nonprofit Excellence; Kathy Burkhardt, Ed.D.; Rick Hulefeld, Children Inc.; and Leon Mooneyhan, Ph.D, Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative. Lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. and more information at www.dbeca.org/event.

Free health screening in Danville

Ephraim McDowell Health will host a free health screening at Arnold Tower in Danville from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 15. Screenings include cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, stroke risk and take-home colorectal cancer screening kits (over age 50). Participants are asked not eat 12 hours prior to the screening if they would like to have the blood test that gives them a full lipid panel. Medications except for diabetic medications may be taken with water. Participants must be 18 years of age and older.  Appointments can be made by calling (859) 324-5720. Walk-ins are welcome.