Some Kentucky schools and communities are experiencing a shortage of counselors that is projected to increase. To help meet the need, scholarship assistance is being offered by the Kentucky Counseling Association.
Those interested in becoming school or mental health counselors, and who already possess an undergraduate degree, can get a jump start this summer with help with tuition and textbooks.
The association provides grants of $200 for textbooks.
The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from Kentucky performing artists from every tourism region in the state to perform on the Kentucky Experience Pavilion Performance Stage during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Sept. 25-Oct. 10, 2010. The World Equestrian Games are expected to draw audiences from around the world and the Kentucky Experience Pavilion is the hospitality center for the event, which expects to host over 60,000 visitors.
As a convenience to motorists, Kentucky Uniform Police Traffic Collision Reports for vehicle crashes throughout the state are available for purchase online. The cost is $10 per report and requests can be made through the Kentucky State Police Web site at www.kentuckystatepolice.org.
The reports are available on the sites within seven to 10 working days from the date of the collision.
If you are an active-duty member of the military, a veteran, a National Guardsman, a reservist or a civilian who has a story about the home front, the Kentucky Oral History Commission wants to hear your story.
Economic reports show the real estate market continuing on a good news-bad news pendulum. For buyers, the good news includes extended and expanded homebuyer tax credits. These new tax incentives raise the eligibility income cap and also include repeat purchases.
The Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club, an AKC affiliated club, will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road in Elizabethtown.
Speakers are Donna Herzig and Steve Fox, who will talk about the national and local fight to maintain animal ownership. They will present an overview of the influence and impact of HSUS and PETA, and their experiences in Kentucky, also the future of what lies ahead in Kentucky, and in the country as it impacts pet owner’s rights.
Soup and sandwiches will be served at 6:30 p.m. with meeting to follow.
Census facts – U.S. Census workers will be going door-to-door from April to July 2010. To be sure you aren’t scammed, BBB offers these tips: A Census worker must present an ID that contains a Dept. of Commerce watermark and expiration date. The worker will provide you with a supervisor contact upon request and provide you with a letter from the Census Bureau. A Census worker will never ask for your social security number, bank account or credit card numbers. Census workers also never solicit for donations and will never contact you via e-mail.