Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Kentucky news briefs

Spirit Fair seeks potential volunteers

The Enquirer

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - The Campbell County Extension Service and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program are sponsoring a Community Spirit Fair on Thursday.

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Campbell County Extension office, 3500 Alexandria Pike.

People interested in volunteering with local organizations are encouraged to attend. Campbell County agencies and organizations will have representatives available to answer questions. There also will be tours of the educational garden and demonstrations on horticulture and nutrition. Door prizes will be awarded. Lunch will be provided.

For information, contact Dee Loar at (859) 491-8303 ext. 2405, dloar@brightoncenter.com or David Koester at the Campbell County Extension Service, (859) 572-2600, or dkoester@uky.edu.

Tour of Homes set for Wallace Woods

COVINGTON - The 2004 Tour of Historic Homes will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the Wallace Woods neighborhood district in Covington. Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit Wallace Woods Neighborhood Association beautification and the Wallace Woods Good Neighbor Scholarship Fund.

Parking will be provided at Holmes High School with shuttles provided. Call (859) 491-4351 or visit www.wallacewoods.org.

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