Local Focus: Clark County for Feb. 15

Weather spotter training class set

Clark County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Clark County Emergency Management Agency will host a Severe Weather Spotter Training program presented by the Wilmington National Weather Service at 6:30 p.m. March 7 in Room 151 at the Springview Government Center, 3130 E. Main St.

The program is free and open to the public.

Registration is open to anyone interested in weather safety. First responders, law enforcement and government officials are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call (937) 849-6322. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Volunteers needed for literacy center

The Clark County Literacy Coalition needs volunteers to help adults and children learn to read and write.

Volunteers are typically needed for one hour, twice a week. A workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon March 13 and 15 at Warder Literacy Center, 137 High St.

Call (937) 323-8617 for more information. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Group’s financial report available

The 2011 financial report for the Clark County Family and Children First Council is available for review at the health district offices, 529 E. Home Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The report may also be viewed online at www.ccchd.com. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Dine to Donate will benefit library

The Clark County Public Library will host a Dine to Donate fundraiser Thursday beginning at 11 a.m.

Ten percent of each bill will benefit the Clark County Public Library when a flier is presented. Fliers are available at any library location.

Proceeds will be used to purchase reading materials and other projects for the library system. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Dooley graduates training as airman

Airforce Airman 1st class Kristopher R. Dooley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The 2006 graduate of Greenon High School and 2011 graduate of Wright State University is the son of Jim and Debbie Dooley of Springfield. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Children can read to dogs on Feb. 23

The Bow Wow Book Brigade program will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Lenski Program Room at the Clark County Library.

Therapy dogs from Best Friends Pet Assisted Therapy will be available to listen to kids read. STAFF REPORT

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