Film fundraiser planned at RHS
RUSSELL - The Russell Education Endowment Foundation will sponsor a Back to School Movie Blast Aug. 18 at the Russell High School softball field.
Gates for the outdoor movie double feature will open at 7 p.m. with movies beginning at dark, about 8 p.m.
Guests can watch two 1980s movie classics, “Back to the Future” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” There will be concessions and a split-the-pot raffle.
Attendees are asked to bring their own seating and are encouraged to wear 1980s attire.
Donations benefit the Russell Independent School District. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled.
Small business event slated
ASHLAND - A free workshop titled “Six Steps to a Better Business — Climbing the Ladder of Growth” will be offered by Morehead State University’s Ashland Small Business Development Center on Aug. 30.
The event will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Jesse Stuart Foundation on the corner of 17th Street and Winchester Avenue.
The seminar will address the six essential steps to developing a profitable business — mastery, niche, leverage, team, synergy and results — and discuss why most small businesses struggle and eventually fail, and what to do about it.
Dave Beam of Action Coach Business Coaching will lead the seminar. Seating is limited; advance registration is required.
For more information or to preregister, call (606) 329-8011 to preregister or register at http://kysbdc.ecenterdirect.com/Conferences.action.
Shawnee offers ACT prep tests
PORTSMOUTH - Shawnee State University will offer ACT Test Prep Classes for fall tests on Oct. 27 and Dec. 8.
The first session will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning with English on Sept. 18. The writing class will be Sept. 25, math will be Oct. 2, reading will be Oct. 9 and science reasoning will be Oct. 16.
The second session will be Tuesdays beginning Oct. 30 with the English class. Writing will be Nov. 6, math will be Nov. 13, reading will be Nov. 20 and science reasoning will be Nov. 27.
Individual classes are $49; cost of the entire series is $149 (includes the REAL ACT Prep Guide with CD). Registration may be at University Outreach Services; by mail at 940 Second St., Portsmouth, OH 45662; by fax at (740) 351-3598; or by phone at (740) 351-3274 (credit card only).
University Outreach Services is in the basement of Massie Hall inside the south entrance; parking is available.
To register or for more information, call (740) 351-3274 or (866) 672-8778.
BCC bridge winners named
BELLEFONTE - Bellefonte Country Club ladies’ bridge winners for Aug. 8 were first — Kay Memmer; second — Jacque Brownstead; third — Clara Marcum; and fourth — Jane VanAntwerp.
Small-business workshop set
MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s East Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer a free “Starting a Small Business” workshop from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Morehead SBDC office, 150 E. First St.
The event, designed for those who have thought about starting a business or who have already started a business and need guidance and support, will cover choosing a business, organizing a business structure, market analysis, the business plan and business financing options.
To register, visit ksbdc.org or call Mark Murphy at (606) 783-2895 or email him at email@example.com.
Film fundraiser planned at RHS
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