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Jessamine County: Job search skills fair at JCP library Thursday; free CPR classes Saturday

September 17, 2013 

Learn how to develop a standout résumé, how to have a successful job interview, and other job search advice at the Job Search Skills Fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday at the Jessamine County Public Library, 600 South Main Street in Nicholasville.

The Kentucky Mobile Career Center and staff will be on site for the free event, which is sponsored by the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board, the Kentucky Career Center, the Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce, the Jessamine County Public Library and Asbury University. Registration is not required, however a space can be reserved at Bgwib.com.

Free CPR classes offered

Free CPR classes will be offered at four Jessamine County locations on Saturday in honor of being selected as a HeartSafe Community by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

The HeartSafe Community program focuses on strengthening links within the community that contribute to the likelihood of survival of cardiac arrest such as: CPR training, public access to defibrillation, and early advanced care delivered by emergency personnel. CPR class locations are: EMS North at 230 John Sutherland Drive, Nicholasville; EMS South at 1505 South Main Street, Nicholasville; EMS West at 9531 Harrodsburg Road, Wilmore; and Jessamine County Fire Station 6, 140 Bellerive, Nicholasville. For more information, call (859) 887-2987 or visit Jcems911.com. Drawing and painting basics class

David Stenulson, an Eastern Kentucky University art instructor, will teach the basics of drawing and painting at 1:15 p.m. today at the Wilmore Senior Community Center at Wesley Village. All supplies are furnished. Stenulson is a Nicholasville native and graduate of Asbury University. For more details call Alan at (859) 858-3865, Ext. 238. Find a place to volunteer Saturday

The Jessamine County Public Library will host a Fall Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 600 South Main Street, Nicholasville, to help match volunteers with local volunteer opportunities.

Potential volunteers are invited to drop by at any time during the fair and register for a door prize. The library is looking for volunteers to train as oral storytellers, bring library materials to homebound customers, greet customers and help represent JCPL in the community, help with the repair of items, shelve books and DVDs, assist with programs.

Other organizations that will be looking for volunteers include: Horses Healing Humans, Jessamine County YMCA, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, JCPL Spellbinders (oral storytellers), Manna Ministry at the Nicholasville United Methodist Church and the Thompson-Hood Veteran's Center.

For more information, call (859) 885-3523 or go to Jesspublib.org.

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