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New Lexington Cuban restaurant Brasabana donates to veterans Wounded Warrior Project

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A new Cuban restaurant in Lexington – Brasabana at 841 Lane Allen Rd. – has given $800 to the Wounded Warrior Project, a veterans service organization.   The money came from a Memorial Day weekend dining event in which 10 …

Restored Shinkle home site of August fund-raising soirée for Children’s Home of N. Ky.

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  The Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky will host an Aug. 10 soirée at the historic home of its founder, Amos Shinkle, a prominent businessman in 19th-century Covington.   The Amos Shinkle House on Garrard Street, now owned by Children’s …

In-person registration for A Midsummer Night’s Run starts July 24, open until race day

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  In-person registration for the 2014 A Midsummer Night’s Run scheduled Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Lexington will begin July 24, during regular business hours at John’s Run/Walk Shop, 317 S. Ashland Avenue.   Registration at John’s will extend daily …

Kentucky groups, individuals honored
for ‘unselfishly serving and filling needs’

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Fourteen groups and individuals from across the state were honored for their volunteer and service contributions at the Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Service.   The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, a division within Cabinet for Health and …

‘Love Your Neighborhood’ event part of effort to renew focus on public safety in Lexington

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  As part of the Lexington Police Department’s concentrated efforts to increase safety in the community, they are joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a “We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” event in the Georgetown Street area Thursday, July 24, …

C-Forward president tapped to chair annual United Way fund-raising campaign in region

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Fort Thomas resident Brent Cooper, C-Forward president, will chair the 2014 United Way of Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky annual campaign.   “Having served in a number of community organizations over the years, I’ve seen firsthand the positive impact United Way has …

Bank of Kentucky’s third annual golf outing to benefit BAWAC nonprofit for vocational rehab

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The Bank of Kentucky announced today that its Third Annual Charity Golf Outing benefitting BAWAC is being held on Friday, July 25, at Twin Oaks Golf and Plantation Club in Latonia beginning at 9 a.m.   BAWAC is a Northern …

Lexington affiliate of Susan G. Komen to help fund mammograms at Saint Joseph hospitals

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The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, has been awarded funding from the Lexington affiliate of Susan G. Komen to help fund mammograms for the underserved and underinsured at Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East.   In …

Inaugural Local Food Heroes Farm to Table Dinner proceeds benefit Lincoln Foundation

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  Three Kentucky farmers voted as the Commonwealth’s Local Food Heroes for 2013 will be honored in a dinner on Aug. 18 at Ramsi’s Café on the World at 1293 Bardstown Rd. in Louisville.   This inaugural Local Food Heroes …

Annual Shepherd’s House Run For Recovery at Keeneland for men overcoming addiction

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The Shepherd’s House, a transition center for men recovering from substance addiction, will hold its annual Run For Recovery at Keeneland on Saturday, July 26. The 5K run and accompanying 1K fun walk will begin at 8 a.m. and 8:15 …