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Lexington Catholic’s Equine Academy, Old Friends work together for annual service day


The Equine Academy at Lexington Catholic High School will volunteer at Old Friends Farm on April 28th to help give back to the equine community for their annual service day.   Each year the students of the Academy look for …

Special Olympics Hometown Heroes night
at Central Kentucky Chick-fil-A restaurants


Chick-fil-A Restaurants throughout Central Kentucky will host Special Olympics Hometown Heroes nights on Thursday, April 30. The Hometown Heroes events will be held at Chick-fil-A locations in Georgetown and Richmond and at all four locations in Lexington from 5 – …

Day Spring’s 15th annual Concrete Ball to benefit adults with intellectual disabilities


Get out your boots and bling as it is time to celebrate with Day Spring. The 15th annual Day Spring Concrete Ball will be back in town on Saturday, May 16 in the Louisville Marriott Grand Ballroom.   Led by …

LUNAFEST National Film Festival to benefit survivors of partner abuse and breast cancer


LUNAFEST — the national traveling film festival by, for, and about women — is coming to Lexington. Now in its 14th year, the festival is dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues and highlighting women filmmakers.   Lunafest Lexington will …

Special Olympics World Games Unified Relay across America to cross Kentucky June 2 – 8


  Be a part of history this summer: unify America while supporting Special Olympics athletes. Help deliver the torch to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, as part of the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank …

Famed 1,200-acre Mereworth Farm continues to make history as Thoroughbred sanctuary


Mereworth Farm, a 1,200-acre tract of Bluegrass used for generations as a nursery for over 170 stakes-winning Thoroughbreds, is continuing to make history as a sanctuary for unwanted equines and retired racehorses.   Officially christened in 1924 by Walter J. …

Lexington’s annual AIDS Walk to benefit AVOL to take place Sunday, April 19


On Sunday, April 19, West Sixth Brewing will host this year’s annual AIDS Walk Lexington in support of AVOL, and the individuals they serve. The event will take place at 2 p.m. at 501 West Sixth Street in Lexington.   …

Women and Philanthropy Network provides over $1 million in support of UK community


  The Women and Philanthropy Network at UK, now in its sixth year, has provided more than $1 million in grants for scholarships, fellowships, education abroad, special programs and research at the University of Kentucky.   The organization will honor …

International Museum of the Horse gets two Derby symbols donated: a ticket and a rose


Emmy Winner and two-time Academy Award nominee James R. Messenger is donating two iconic symbols of horse racing to the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park – Secretariat owner Penny Chenery’s ticket to the 99th Kentucky …

Horses and Hope named official charity
of 2015 Kentucky Reining Cup April 24-25


  Horses and Hope, a breast cancer initiative of the Office of Kentucky’s First Lady and the Kentucky Cancer Program, has been named the official charity of the 2015 Kentucky Reining Cup.   The Kentucky Reining Cup returns to the …