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Nominate exceptional Kentuckians for
the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

  For those who know an extraordinary Kentuckian or group who gives selflessly to help improve the lives of others, it’s time to consider making a nomination for one of the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards.   To honor these individuals …

Parker Scholarship helps student become teacher, encourage others to follow dreams

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  Larry and Kitty Parker generously established a scholarship program in 2013 to further assist students who have resided in a Lexington Habitat for Humanity home. The scholarship is open to those who plan to continue their education in a …

2015 Shop & Share Day to be held Saturday, March 28, pushed back to avoid weather

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  Kentuckians are encouraged to participate in the seventh annual Shop and Share day, a one-day goods drive to benefit Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence shelters across the state. The drive will be held at Kentucky Kroger, Food City and …

Kentucky State Police motorcycle raffle to benefit Trooper Project, Calipari Foundation

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  The Kentucky State Police has partnered with Man O’ War Harley-Davidson and the Calipari Foundation in an effort to raise money for two causes.   With the purchase of a $10 ticket, fans will be entered into a raffle …

Bourbon, bayou and benefit: No, not the beginning of a joke; event to support CASA

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  Kentuckians will have the opportunity to celebrate Mardi Gras without going further than Lexington – and benefit a nonprofit at the same time.   Bourbon and the Bayou will include all of the necessary components for a true Mardi …

Thoroughbred Charities of America set to name inaugural Award of Merit winners

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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Thoroughbred Charities of America will be naming nearly 20 recipients of the inaugural Thoroughbred Charities of America Award of Merit.   Award recipients will be nominated by the leadership of various state Thoroughbred owners …

James Graham Brown Cancer Center named charity of Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon

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  The University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center has been selected as an official charity of choice for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Marathon and miniMarathon set for Saturday, April 25.   The Marathon covers 26.2 miles while the …

Big Blue Slam blood battle against Florida begins Monday, Rupp Arena drive Wednesday

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  Big Blue Slam, the annual Cats versus Gators blood battle, is Jan. 26-30. Donors can prove they bleed blue at any Kentucky Blood Center location or blood drive, or they can have a little extra fun from noon to …

Economic Empowerment Project offers those who qualify free assistance this tax season

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  Eligible taxpayers can receive valuable help this tax season through the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project, which is providing free tax preparation assistance at 17 sites across Central Kentucky. IRS-certified volunteers will not only help families and individuals file …

Legends invite nonprofit groups to be part
of Community Organization of the Night

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The Lexington Legends are inviting non-profit organizations to participate in their Community Organization of the Night program during the 2015 season.   The Community Organization program offers non-profits a variety of opportunities to publicize their work at Whitaker Bank Ballpark …