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The Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation awards $30,000 in scholarships


  A total of $30,000 in scholarships was awarded to 25 students across Kentucky by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation. The Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarships were awarded to law enforcement officers’ dependents and survivors …

The Lexington Legends “Go Red” on June 19 in support of the American Heart Association


On Friday, June 19, the Lexington Legends will “Go Red” with the American Heart Association, KentuckyOne Health and Passport Health Plan in honor of the Go Red For Women movement.   Fans are encouraged to wear red to the ballpark …

Fourth United Way 5K on the Runway
set for June 20 at Blue Grass Airport


  United Way of the Bluegrass and BC Wood Properties have partnered with Blue Grass Airport to host the fourth annual 5K on the Runway.   The race will be held at Blue Grass Airport on Saturday, June 20 at …

After $7 million raised, Maryhurst hosting
a private reception for Madeline’s Cottage


The Madeline’s Cottage Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting will be at the Maryhurst Alternative School in Louisville on Thursday, June 25.   The private reception for donors and volunteers culminates a three-year comprehensive campaign raising nearly $7 million for the …

Nineteen Fayette County schools collect nearly $15,000 in Pennies for Patients drive


Nineteen sites in Fayette County Public Schools raised more than $14,900 this past school year in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients campaign.   Lexington Traditional Magnet School led the way with a $2,800 donation. Pennies for Patients …

Kentucky Theatre offers free admission to Shrek with donation of diaper supplies


Treat the kids to a free movie and help families in need at the same time.   Bluegrass Families First will host the movie Shrek next month at the Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington. There will be free admission with …

Funding boost will enable more Kentucky children to receive free summer meals


  A $40,000 increase in funding will enable the Kentucky Association of Food Banks to increase the number of low-income children receiving summer meals through the Summer Food Service Program, officials announced today.   Gov. Steve Beshear’s office will use …

Kentucky State Police raffle features big, red truck – literally; prize is 2015 GMC Sierra


In observance of the 50th anniversary of Trooper Island, the Kentucky State Police is featuring a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLE pickup in their fundraising raffle this year.   Designed for work or play, the truck includes a …

High School Band ‘in dire need’ of new uniforms for Macy’s Thanksgiving parade


  By Jonathan Coffman KyForward intern   The North Hardin High School Marching Band will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this November, but being one of 10 bands accepted has not been their only obstacle.   The Radcliff …

God’s Pantry to kick off Hunger Free Summer feeding program; serves sites in 10 counties


  By Sydney Bland KyForward intern   God’s Pantry Food Bank invites legislators, supporters and friends to a Hunger Free Summer Kick-Off Event on Wednesday, June 10, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Village Branch Public Library summer feeding site. …