The Clay Local School District will have an informational meeting for parents of Rubyville and Rosemount schools concerning the Title 1 program as well as state and federal programs. This meeting will be at 9 a.m. Friday in the multipurpose building at Rosemount Primary School, 4484 Rose Valley Road.
Written comments about any of the federally funded programs should be directed to Ron Goodson, 4484 Rose Valley Road, Portsmouth, OH 45662.
Driver safety program is available
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will sponsor a driver safety program, especially designed for drivers 50 and over. The presentation will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the U.S.S.A. Scioto County Multipurpose Senior Citizens Center, 117-119 Market St. There will be fee of $12 for AARP members and a $14 fee for nonmembers.
Preregistration is required by calling the Senior Center at (740) 354-6672. Bring your driver’s license and AARP Card, if applicable.
There are many good reasons to complete the AARP Driver Safety Course. This program is recommended by the Ohio Department of Aging. Many insurance companies give premium discounts for taking the course. The four-hour classroom course features no testing, only self-evaluation. This learning experience will help you feel more confident and comfortable behind the wheel.
Screenings are set for Sept. 15
Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (OU-COM) Community Health Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Mammograms will be offered by King’s Daughters Medical Center Mammography Van. The clinic will be held on the Community Health Program’s Mobile Health Van parked at the parking lot of Sciotoville Church of the Nazarene and Potter’s House Ministries, 5409 Winchester Ave., Sciotoville.
Free Pap tests, pelvic and breast examinations, breast health education, and appointments for mammograms will be provided to uninsured and underinsured women.
Appointments are required. Interested individuals should call (800) 844-2654 or (740) 593-2432 to schedule an appointment.
This community service is provided by Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs, King’s Daughters Medical Center, Breast and Cervical Cancer Projects of Southeast Ohio, and the Susan G. Komen For the Cure.