Veteran's Day events; community drug abuse forum Wednesday
The following Veteran's Day events will take place in Clark County:
■ College Park — Spencer Gymnasium, 11 a.m. Wednesday, traditional Veteran's Day ceremony
■ Golden Corral military appreciation dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday
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■ Clark County Public Library will show Hope and Glory (1987) at 2 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. The movie is rated PG-13.
■ Bluegrass Heritage Museum — Second Thursday Series: Don Rose will interview veterans, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Substance abuse forum
The Clark County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy group will host a community forum dealing with substance abuse at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Baptist Church in the fellowship hall.
Join Clark County ASAP to hear about the latest gains in substance abuse prevention and ongoing community outreach. Speakers include Captain James Hall, Winchester Police Department; Major Brad Case, EMS officer; Pastor Lee Cruse, Grace Bible Church; Dickie Everman, Celebrate Recovery; Debbie Hall, drug court; Scott Lockard, Clark Co. Health Department; and Greg Trout, 2nd Chance/Way to Recovery.
Help with Alzheimer's
An Effective Communication Strategies workshop for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will be 2-3 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, Winchester. As people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. This workshop will explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. To register, call the library at (859) 744-5661 or the Alzheimer's Association at 1-800-272-3900.