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October 28, 2003

Heart of Danville earns award for vision

Heart of Danville will receive a Vision Award next month from Bluegrass Tomorrow.

Heart of Danville was selected in the category of "distinct communities" for tirelessly and creatively striving to keep Main Street the heart of its community.

Winners will be honored at the annual Celebrate Vision party at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Victorian Square in Lexington. For tickets, call (859) 977-3792.

Bluegrass Tomorrow annually recognizes a diversity of people, businesses and communities for smart growth and planning around Kentucky. This year, it is recognizing activities that focused on growing downtowns and preserving greenspaces.


Boyle schools plan early release

All schools in the Boyle County district will dismiss two hours early Wednesday in the first of 10 early releases for the school year. The practice allows schoolwide faculty study on issues that affect instruction.

Cancer pain workshop set

LIBERTY - A free Relieving Cancer Pain workshop will be offered from 6-7 p.m. Monday at the Liberty First Christian Church fellowship hall, 323 Middleburg St.

The workshop will be presented by Sharon Jamison, a family nurse practitioner at Liberty Family Medical Center, and Rachyl Cundiff. The workshop is offered through the American Cancer Society's I Can Cope program, a series of educational classes that help cancer patients and their loved ones cope with the emotional and physical challenges of facing cancer.

Call the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345 to register.

Book Club Night planned at KSD

Boyle County schools' preschool and special programs will host Book Club Night at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Walker Hall at Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Participants will hear the featured book, "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom," prepare a Chicka-Boom snack, and join in singing. For more information, call (859) 236-6634.|10/28/03***

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