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Meandering trails, adventure areas, garden space, more part of Clark green space design

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  The Greater Clark Foundation announced that it will create a public green space intended to draw visitors from throughout the state and the region while “creating a legacy of well-being in the community.” The project will transform nearly 30 …

Superheroes abound at Coldstream Park in annual CASA Superhero Run fund-raiser

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Superheroes of all kinds will yet again invade Coldstream Park Saturday, Sept. 20, for the CASA Superhero Run. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington ensures there are plenty of surprises in store for this year’s superhero event and it is …

Bra Day USA comes to Lexington in October to benefit cancer survivors, Ky. CancerLink

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Kentucky CancerLink and Baptist Health Lexington are sponsoring a Bra Day USA event during Breast Cancer Month at Embassy Suites at 1801 Newtown Pike in Lexington on Oct. 16.   A free educational component will take place from 4 to …

Gena Bigler: Kentuckians’ generosity hard to measure but easy to see in AmeriCorps’ faces

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When staying with my grandparents in Hyden, it was common to come home to find some random gift on the front porch. Sometimes it was fresh vegetables someone was sharing from the garden, or morel mushrooms someone had foraged.   …

Tarter Farm and Ranch teams up with trick rider to paint the farm pink for breast cancer

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  Kentucky’s Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment based in Dunnville in Casey County has teamed up with a cowboy chick to fight a rare and incurable form of breast cancer by producing pink pasture gates.   Sadie Lynn, an equestrian …

Fayette County PTA 5K and Color Craze give community chance to have fun, pay it forward

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The 16th District PTA invites the Lexington community to join more than 35 school chapters at this fall’s PTA 5K, where entry fees directly benefit school PTAs and PTSAs. In the first three years, more than $45,000 was raised. Businesses, …

AmeriCorps volunteers work to fight hunger here and abroad in meal-packing service day

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AmeriCorps volunteers in Kentucky managed to commemorate the organization’s 20th anniversary and remember the events of 9/11 by packaging 63,762 meals for hungry children in Kentucky and abroad.   The project in which more than 400 volunteers participated was organized …

State parks observe National Public Lands Day with volunteer cleanup all over Kentucky

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Kentucky State Parks will be participating in National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, a day set aside to recognize the importance of parks and encourage volunteer work.   National Public Lands Day began in 1994 with three federal agencies …

Second annual Battle in the Saddle benefitting the Ky. Horse Park Foundation set for Oct. 12

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The second annual Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event returns to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena on Sunday, October 12, 2014.   The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is proud to bring you the 2014 Battle in the …

First lady hosts Horses and Hope Trail Ride, barbecue to benefit breast cancer survivors

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First lady Jane Beshear will host Lexington’s Horses and Hope Trail Ride on Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event is intended to honor and benefit breast cancer survivors.   Registration opens at 9 a.m. and the …