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The Community Calendar is published in the Sunday Spectrum section with portions picked up in the Thursday edition. The deadline for publication in the Sunday edition is 10 a.m. on Thursday, and for publication in the Thursday edition, 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

MONDAY, FEB. 13

Capital Sunrise Rotary Club, 6:45 a.m., Frankfort Regional Medical Center Multipurpose Room.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Capital No. 6, 7:30 p.m.

Capital City Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., (except on national/state holidays), Gabriels Restaurant in the Holiday Inn Capital Plaza. The organizations goal is to help members improve their public speaking, presentation, and leadership skills. Membership is open to anyone, and visitors are always welcome. For more information, call Bill Miller (223-0512).

Woman's Club of Frankfort, 2 p.m., Womans Club Building, 200 Washington St. Program: Bill Miller on The United Nations: Battling Terrorism and Providing Services to Frankfort. The public is invited to attend. The new member orientation will begin at 12:30 and the will meet at 1.

TUESDAY, FEB. 14

Weight Watchers, Thornhill Baptist Church, 1142 Holmes St. TIMES: 12:30, 4 and 5:30 p.m. (Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration and weigh in).

Frankfort Optimist Club, noon, Office Pub and Deli.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 3:30 p.m., Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., basement. For more information, call 227-2596.

East Frankfort Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m., Backstreet Diner (formerly Marshalls).

Las Tertulias de Frankfort, a social group for people who would like to practice their Spanish, 5:30-7:30 p.m., La Fiesta Grande. Join the group to chat and play Scrabble in Spanish. For more information, call 223-5175.

Capital City Chorale, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, St. Clair Street.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15

Frankfort Rotary Club, 11:45, Holiday Inn Capital Plaza.

THURSDAY, FEB. 16

Weight Watchers, Womans Club Building, 200 Washington St., 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration and weigh in).

Frankfort Downtown Kiwanis Club, noon, Holiday Inn Capital Plaza.

Sunshine Center: Teen Boys Group, 5:15 p.m., ongoing Parents of Teens Support Group, 7 p.m.

NARFE Chapter 2229, 6 p.m., Shoneys.

FRIDAY, FEB. 17

Overeaters Anonymous brown bag meeting, 11:45-12:45, in library at Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington St. For more information call Ellen at (502) 514-1541.

SATURDAY, FEB. 18

St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Room, 10 a.m.-noon, Good Shepherd building basement on Madison Street Alley, 310 Wapping St.

MONDAY, FEB. 20

AARP Frankfort Chapter, noon, Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St.

SENIOR CITIZENS

(At Center)

(Unless Otherwise Noted)

Phone: 223-5794

Monday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; beach ball, 9:30; Monday movie, 10; lunch, 11:30; basic computer, noon; intermediate line dancing, 1 p.m.; advanced computer, 2; advanced line dancing, 2

Tuesday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Twinges in the Hinges, 9; arthritis exercise, 9:30; music jam, 9:30; knitting class, 10; massage with Michilette, 10; Advisory Council, 10:30; lunch, 11:30; KSU art, 12:30; FCCOA Board, 12:30

Wednesday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; beach ball exercise, 9:30; blood pressure check, 10-11:30; spin the bottle, 10; lunch, 11:30; Bible study, 12:30

Thursday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Twinges in the Hinges, 9; arthritis exercise, 9:30; benefits counseling, 10; KSU health, 10; lunch, 11:30; woodcarving, 12:30; line dancing, 1

Friday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Tai Chi, 9:30; hand bells, 10; play hand and foot, 10; make potato prints, 10:30; lunch, 11:30; KSU Spanish class, 12:30

HOMEMAKERS

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Baileys Mill, 10:15 a.m., Minnie Moore, Patsy Whitis, Extension Office; Cloverdale, 7 p.m., Pam Moore; Country Lane Afternoon, 2 p.m., Jan Wahrer

Wednesday, Feb. 15 Indian Hills, 10 a.m., Bea Lax and Lois Hoffman, Extension Office

Thursday, Feb. 16 S&S, 6 p.m., Paula Napier, Extension Office

Monday, Feb. 20 Random, noon, brown bag lunch, Extension Office

Tuesday, Feb. 21 College Park, 1 p.m., Evelyn Williams; Collins Lane, 7 p.m., Carol Stutzenberger

Friday, Feb. 24 Homemakers Garden Club, 1:30 p.m., Extension Office

Tuesday, Feb. 28 Area Homemakers Council and Cultural Arts, 9:30 a.m., Lincoln County

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS

TODAY: Breakfast at Brandos, Georgetown Road, Forks of Elkhorn, 9 a.m., speaker meeting, non-smoking; Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Big Book meeting, both open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m.

Monday: Frankfort Group: 224 Clinton St., 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., both open discussion; Westside Group, 7 p.m., Frankfort Regional Medical Center, multi-purpose room, open discussion meeting, non-smoking; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: noon, closed discussion; open discussion, 6:30 p.m., old fashioned lead

Tuesday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: 11:30 a.m., non-smoking; 8 p.m., both open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; 8 p.m., open discussion, beginners

Wednesday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: open discussion, 11:30 a.m., 8 p.m.; The Little Meeting, St. Pauls United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., 7 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30, open discussion

Thursday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: open discussion, 11:30 a.m., non-smoking; 8 p.m. open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: noon, closed discussion; 6:30 p.m., open Big Book study; 8 p.m., 12 and 12 study

Friday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: Open discussion, 11:30 a.m.; open speaker meeting, 8 p.m. Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; 8, open discussion

Saturday: Late OClock Group, Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., 8:15 a.m., non-smoking; Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St., open 12-step meeting, 11 a.m.; open discussion, 8 p.m. Chips Group: 111 Bridge St.: 8, open speaker, first and last Saturday of the month is non-smoking.

Al-Anon

TODAY: 11 a.m., 4 p.m., 8 p.m.; closed discussion, 11 a.m.; open discussion, 4 p.m.; Open Book, 8 p.m.

Monday: 6:30 p.m., 111 1/2 Bridge St.;

Tuesday: 224 Clinton St., 8 p.m.; open discussion, 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. (non-smoking session) and 8 p.m.; 7 p.m., North Frankfort Baptist Church. Children welcome; noon, First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. First floor prayer room.

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m., 111 Bridge St.

Friday: 6:30 p.m., 111 Bridge St.; 8 p.m., 224 Clinton St., open discussion

FRANKLIN COUNTY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

100 Glenns Creek Rd.

Phone: 564-7647

NOTE: All services at the Health Department are available by appointment. Walk-ins are accepted as scheduling allows. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale according to income; some services have a small flat fee. Services include, but are not limited to:

Family planning services: Abstinence-based counseling and birth control available.

Prenatal services: Counseling for healthy pregnancy, no income restrictions; referral for income-eligible patients and Presumptive Eligibility Certification for Medical Assistance.

Well-child exams: Regular check-ups for children up to age 21.

W.I.C. Program: Nutrition counseling and food vouchers for pregnant women and children to age five.

Sudden Infant Death and child fatality: Counseling for families.

H.A.N.D.S. Voluntary home visitation for first-time parents. Parenting skills, training and information provided.

Immunizations: Childhood and adult

Cancer screening services: Pap smear-screening for cervical cancer targeting women over 55. Referrals for mammograms with financial assistance if eligible. Breast and cervical cancer treatment if eligible.

Sexually transmitted diseases: Confidential testing and treatment.

HIV/AIDS: Confidential and anonymous HIV testing and counseling.

Cardiovascular disease: Blood pressure and cholesterol screening and education.

Diabetes: Blood sugar testing and monitoring, counseling.

Community Education

Community education programs to increase and support healthy lifestyles. For more information call 564-5559.

Programs included:

Monthly educational programs for fifth grade students; monthly educational, cooking and support meetings for diabetics; tobacco use and prevention education programs; environmental smoke education; smoking cessation programs: Cooper/Clayton, Fresh Start, and individual counseling.

Others programs include: Womens and mens health days cancer, diabetes and health screenings; diabetes carnival for children, tell a friend mammography, why I am tempted, safe-sitter training, healthy start in child care monthly educational and training programs for childcare providers.

Environmental

Call 564-7382 regarding the following services: Restaurant inspections and educational programs, nuisance investigations, animal bite control, waste water control, safe water supply.

Home Health Agency

Call 564-7383 for information on this program, which provides in-home care for clients who are home bound and under a physicians care. Services include: skilled nursing care, therapy, medical social worker, personal care.

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