Kenton County seeks calendar art entries
All K-12 students in public and private schools in Kenton County, as well as home-schooled students, may submit a painting or drawing with the theme of "Why I Love America." Judges will select 13 original works to be published in a calendar. Winners receive a $200 U.S. Savings Bond and honorable-mention winners receive a $50 bond. The deadline is Sept. 17.
Contest guidelines are available at the Kenton County Attorney's Web site: http://www.kentoncoatty.com or call (859) 491-0600.
Boone County history group plans meeting
The Boone County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Florence Government Center, 8100 Ewing Drive, Lower Level. Dr. J.M. Huey, a longtime Walton physician, will present a program called "A Civil War Doctor" about his grandfather, who was a prisoner of war during the Civil War. The public is invited to attend.
Reunion this month for World War II vets
Those "manning the secret ships" of World War II will gather for an AGC/LCC reunion Sept. 16-19 at the Holiday Inn-Cincinnati Airport hotel. AGC stands for Amphibious Group Command ships, and the LCC was a later designation. In all, 24 ACG's were commanded by U.S. Navy and Coast Guard troops during World War II, serving as command posts with sophisticated communication technology.
Entrepreneurs invited to attend free seminar
The Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center will present a free seminar for small-business owners called "How to Finance Your Business."
The seminar will focus on sources and types of financing, what information lenders are looking for, what strategies to use to secure funding and what to include in your business plan.
The seminar will be 6-9 p.m. Sept. 16 in room 461 of the BEP Building, NKU campus, Highland Heights. The seminar is free, but reservations are required, (859) 572-6524.
Kenton libraries offer incentives to sign up
September is the month to get carded at the Kenton County Public Library.
As part of national Library Card Sign Up Month, the library system and the Kentucky Speedway are offering two free tickets to the speedway's Sept. 18 Triple Header Fall Classic to children and teenagers who sign up for their first library card.
Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who can show proof of residency in Kenton County.
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