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  By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   When an elementary school in Lexington, in the shadow of downtown and the state’s flagship university, is rated the worst-performing in Kentucky, that’s cause for both alarm – and action.   Rallying the …

Coach Calipari receives 2015 Humanitarian Award at the Alltech REBELation conference

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John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s 2015 Humanitarian Award on his home court at Rupp Arena on Wednesday. He addressed more than 3,000 attendees from 68 nations on the closing day of the …

Twisted Pink donates $100,000 to UofL’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center

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  Twisted Pink, a charitable foundation dedicated to funding research to prevent and cure metastatic breast cancer, presented a check for $100,000 to the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center on May 7.   The funds will be …

Local family produces golf tournament benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association

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Area golfers will come together to support the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter on Saturday, May 30, 2015 for the fourth annual A Round to Remember Golf Tournament.   The event, held at Connemara Golf Course, is …

All dressed up with somewhere to pedal; race through downtown in your best for Bike Prom

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  Why take a limo to prom when you can ride your bike?   This prom is in motion. Join the fun for Kentucky’s most glamorous bike ride, the Living Arts and Science Center’s seventh annual Bike Prom.   Get …

DentaQuest selects UofL’s Dunn as Health Equity Hero for innovations in care delivery

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DentaQuest has selected Dr. David L. Dunn executive vice president for health affairs, University of Louisville, as one of its 2015 Health Equity Heroes, recognizing his distinguished work in making oral health care accessible to underserved populations. The inaugural Oral …

Think Local, Drink Local draws Craft Beer Week to close with collaborative event May 16

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Join West Sixth Brewing this Saturday for their annual event, Think Local, Drink Local III.   One time a year, they take over ten taps with Kentucky brews, celebrating their great and growing craft beer culture.   It’s also the …

Hope Center welcomes NY Times bestselling author Chris Gardner as speaker at luncheon

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The 2015 Don & Mira Ball Education Builds Hope Luncheon to benefit One Parent Scholar House begins at 12 p.m. on May 14 at the Carrick House in downtown Lexington. This year’s featured speaker is Chris Gardner, a successful stockbroker, …

Alltech to honor Coach John Calipari with humanitarian award at annual conference

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  They call him a “dream maker,” but his dream weaving stretches far beyond the young players he turns into champions.   As one of college basketball’s most successful coaches, John Calipari of the University of Kentucky has leveraged his …

Who is your Brave Face of Cancer? Walk, run or volunteer for them at the 2015 5K event

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The Brave Faces of Cancer 5K offers people a family-friendly opportunity to walk or run and benefit Kentucky CancerLink.   On May 31, participants can run, walk or volunteer in memory or in honor of the Brave Faces of Cancer. …