The Jessamine County Animal Shelter has posted a wish list of items it is seeking to continue to provide animal care and day-to-day operations. Donations being sought include dog and cat food, bleach, laundry detergent, bedding, treats and toys. For the complete list, go to Jessamineco.com/services/animalshelter.htm. Items can be dropped off from noon to 6 p.m. any day except Wednesday and Sunday at 4011/2 Park Drive in Nicholasville. Call (859) 885-4836.
Get help to stop smoking
The Jessamine County Health Department will offer free Cooper/Clayton smoking-cessation classes starting Jan. 3. Cooper/Clayton is a science-based program that uses proven methods including education, skills training and social support. Nicotine-replacement therapy is provided for registered participants at no charge. The class will meet for approximately 45 minutes once a week for 12 weeks at the health department office at 215 East Maple Street. Advance registration for the class is required; call (859) 884-4149, Ext. 1006.