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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 …

Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrates its volunteers in 23 surprising, constructive ways

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How do I volunteer? Let me count the ways – all 23 of them!   Lexington Habitat for Humanity volunteers celebrate the 23 ways they show commitment to their cause of providing safe and affordable housing to families in need …

Free Dress for Success Lexington workshop on constructive criticism features Jubilee Jobs

Dress for Success Lexington, one of 15 Dress for Success affiliates to receive a Paving the Way Forward Walmart Foundation grant, will host a free workshop on Sept. 17 in collaboration with Jubilee Jobs of Lexington.   Jubilee Jobs’ Cary …

UWBG announces Big Bold Goal to improve lives of families at ‘party with a purpose’

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  United Way of the Bluegrass announced its Big Bold Goal at a public event in downtown Lexington Tuesday that included participation of dozens of partners that will help make the goal a reality.   The goal: 10,000 more Bluegrass …

Fidelity Email Pals pairing 30 employees, middle school students starts again soon

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Fidelity Investments is bringing back Fidelity Email Pals for the second year. The program pairs more than 30 Fidelity employees with Boys and Girls Club student members from clubs in Covington, Newport and Lower Price Hill and Over-The-Rhine in Cincinnati. …