Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Around the Commonwealth

Bank to have classes on buying homes

Staff and wire reports

FLORENCE - Beginning July 16, Fifth Third Bank will hold six Home Buyers Training Classes from 6-9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month through December.

The classes will be held in the lower-level conference room at Fifth Third Bank's Northern Kentucky corporate headquarters at 8100 Burlington Pike in Florence.

The sessions will focus on topics such as the process of home ownership, personal budgeting and saving, and the buying and lending process.

The dates for the other classes are Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct.15, Nov.19 and Dec.17.

For information call (859) 283-6083.

Tennis clinics for students, adults

INDEPENDENCE - The Kenton County Parks and Recreation Department has announced it will hold tennis clinics this month at Richardson Road Park in Independence.

The first clinic, for high school and middle school students, will be July 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 25. Middle school students will train 9-10:30 a.m., and high school students will train 10:30 a.m.-noon.

The cost is $40 for middle school students and $60 for high school students. Classes for middle school students include the use of a junior racquet. High school students must bring their own racquet.

An adult clinic will be held 9-11 a.m. on July 15, 17, 22, and 24. The cost is $80, and adults must bring their own racquet.

The clinics are limited to 20 individuals per session.

Checks can be made payable to Kenton County Parks and Recreation. Registrations must be made by mail to 3902 Richardson Road, Independence, KY 41051.

Library to present free magic show

COLD SPRING - The Cold Spring Branch of the Campbell County Public Library will present a free program, "The Magic of Tom Bemmes," at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The library is located at 3920 Alexandria Pike. For information or to register call (859) 781-6166.

Golf tournament to benefit city programs

INDEPENDENCE - The Independence Police Department will have its third annual golf tournament at 8 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Kenton County Golf Course. The event is $60. A free lunch will be served after the game.

Sponsorships are being accepted in $50, $100, or $350 amounts.

All money raised will benefit the city's community safety programs such as DARE.

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