Clark County: Lose weight, win prizes

March 20, 2013 

Winchester's Weigh Down offers Clark County residents the chance to lose weight and get in shape. Participants weigh in each Wednesday at a variety of Winchester locations. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female participants. Winners will be announced at the Run/Walk for the Paw 5K on May 19.

Registration is $10 and ends today. For more information, call the Clark County Health Department at (859) 744-4482 or visit

Customer service training offered

"Give 'em a Pickle" customer service training will be 8-10 a.m. Thursday at College Park Gym, 15 Wheeler Avenue, Meeting Room B.

Instructor Nancy Allen Turner, executive director of the Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission, will use the humor and anecdotal stories found in restaurateur Bob Farrell's video and book, to help convey how to treat customers like they are the boss.

The training is free. Call (859) 745-3946 to register.

Find financial and relationship peace

A weekly workshop called "Financial and Relationship Peace: Foundational Skills" begins 6-8 p.m. Thursday and runs through May 2. The workshop will be held at the Clark County campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 220 Rolling Hills Lane. Free. Register by calling Cora Heffner at (859) 745-3946.

Hunt for Easter eggs above ground and under water

Two Easter egg hunts will be held at College Park, 15 Wheeler Avenue. For more information, call (859) 744-9554. They are:

■ A free egg hunt for children up to 12 years old will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, rain or shine. Prizes will be awarded and every child gets a treat bag.

■ An underwater egg hunt will be at 1 p.m. March 30 at the College Park Gym. Kids ages 12 and under should bring a swim suit, towel and goggles. (Some eggs will be floating on top of the water and placed in the shallow end of the pool for younger kids.) Cost is $3 if registered by March 29. Cost for walk-ins is $5.

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