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Jessamine County: CPR certification for courthouse employees; blood drive at Wal-Mart

December 19, 2012 

Forty-seven Jessamine County Fiscal Court employees recently received CPR certification through a class offered by Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services.

During the four-hour class, courthouse employees learned how to approach a patient, how to recognize if there is a problem, how to use an automated external defibrillator, and how to perform chest compressions.

CPR classes are available for interested individuals and groups at the Jessamine County Career Technical Center at 881 Wilmore Road. Registration for upcoming CPR classes is available at or by calling Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services at (859) 887-5738.

Blood Drive at Wal-Mart

The Kentucky Blood Center will hold a mobile blood drive from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday at the Nicholasville Wal-Mart, 1024 North Main Street. Donors should be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, have a photo I.D. and be at least 17 years old. Sixteen-year-olds can donate with a signed parent permission slip. Prospective donors must complete a confidential health questionnaire and pass a mini-physical. For more information call (859) 276-2534.

New hours at animal center

The Jessamine County Animal Care and Control Center has a new schedule that includes Saturday morning hours. The center, located at 120 Fairground Way in Nicholasville, will now be open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (859) 885-4836 or visit

'White Christmas' at Wesley Village

The Wilmore Community Center at Wesley Village will have a special matinee showing of Irving Berlin's White Christmas at 1:15 p.m., Friday. The 1954 classic stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye as wartime buddies turned entertainers who fall for two sisters. Wesley Village is located at 1125 North Lexington Avenue in Wilmore. For information, contact Alan at (859) 858-3865, Ext. 238.

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