Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 26, 2014

What's happening: 2/26/14

GALLIPOLIS — Bridal fair upcoming

GALLIPOLIS - A bridal fair is planned from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ariel-Dater Hall, 426 Second Ave.

More than 30 vendors will showcase their wares, including caterers, DJs, apparel, gifts, food, florists, lodging and musicians. Brides will be eligible for prize drawings; the grand prize is an Ariel wedding package worth more than $1,000.

Tickets, which are available at the door, are $5.

For more information, call (740) 446-2787.

Final Exam Cram will be Saturday

ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library’s final ACT Exam Cram session will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the main branch.

Students preparing to take the ACT college readiness assessment on March 8 are welcome. The free session will include breakfast.

The main branch is at 1740 Central Ave.

Exam Cram is an opportunity to study with peers and use the library’s brand new study guides. Students can also see the online exam prep available at Learning Express Library, through the BCPL website, thebookplace.org.

For more information, call (606) 329-0518, ext. 1410.

Library Bingo set in March

ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library will offer Library Bingo in March.

To play, pick up a game card at any public service desk at the Ashland, Catlettsburg or Kyova branches and complete tasks on the cards, like “attend a library program,” download the BCPL Mobile app or “request an Interlibrary Loan.” There also are squares that involve checking out materials, using a database or saying “hi” to a staff member.

Those who “bingo!” — mark off five squares in a row — select prizes.

Library Bingo runs from March 1 through 31. Patrons can play more than once. Prizes include pencils, pens, magnets, rulers, key chains, chargers and other items.

For more information, visit thebookplace.org.

OLBH opens heart failure clinic

RUSSELL - Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital has opened the new OLBH Heart Failure Clinic, which is accepting patients. The clinic is on the hospital campus on the second floor of the Human Motion Vitality Center (1180 St. Christopher Drive).

The goal of the clinic is to improve the quality of life of patients with heart failure and increase their function and capabilities so they can remain in their homes and return to normal life activities.

The clinic provides patients who have been hospitalized with heart failure issues an appointment at the clinic within a week of being discharged. Patients are provided comprehensive education and an assessment during each visit. Electrolytes, creatinine and other levels are monitored during clinic visits and IV diuretics are provided when required.

OLBH cardiologist Yogendra Prasad, M.D., is the clinic’s medical director, with support from Debbie Martin, APRN, and Tiffany Malloy, RN. The clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

For more information, call (606) 833-6397.

Dr. Seuss Day set in Greenup

GREENUP - The Greenup County Public Library will mark Dr. Seuss Day at 10 a.m. Saturday with green eggs and ham, followed by activities, including a showing of “The Lorax.”

Preregistration is not required but appreciated.

For more information, call (606) 473-6514 or 836-3771.



McKell Elementary School council, 3:15 p.m., conference room.

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