Thursday's article on the National bird dog field trials gave the incorrect age of Ray Hammonds' father. He is 84.
Workshops set on raising children
FRANKFORT - A series of workshops are being held to help grandparents and families learn about issues related to raising children.
The "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" conferences provide information about guardianship, visitation, custody, and public benefit programs.
The workshops are sponsored by the state Office of Aging Services' Kentucky KinCare Project, which assists grandparent caregivers and participating area development districts.
The March sessions are:
9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 9: "Second Time Around" Grandparents Conference, Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, West Ky. 1711, Greenup. Contact: Carol Chapman, FIVCO Area Agency on Aging, P.O. Box 636, 3000 Louisa St., Catlettsburg, 1-800-499-5191
8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 18: Bluegrass Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference, Fayette County Extension Center, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington. Contact: Robynn Pease, Office of Aging, Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government, Third Floor, Government Center, Lexington, (859) 258-3806.
8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 20: Western Louisville Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference, Kennedy Montessori School 3800 Gibson Lane, Louisville. Contact: Bobbe Powell, Kennedy Montessori School, (502) 485-8280.
The April Session is:
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7: Northern Kentucky Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference, Lakeside Christian Church, 195 Buttermilk Pike, Lakeside Park. Contact: Naomi Miller, Northern Kentucky Area Development District, P.O. Box 668, 22 Spiral Drive, Florence, (859) 283-1885.