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Annual Kosair Kids benefit concert turns 10
in Louisville with proceeds buying kids toys


For the past nine years, Eddy Metal and his team have put on “a rocking concert” to benefit Kosair Kids and purchase toys for children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. This year will make it 10 when the team get …

This year’s Jesus Prom is dress-down affair with a ‘Camping Under the Stars’ theme


The annual Southland Christian Church Jesus Prom happens Friday, Nov. 7, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Harrodsburg Road campus at 5001 Harrodsburg Rd. in Nicholasville.   A yearly event since 2000, the Jesus Prom involves more than 1,000 individuals with …

Kentuckians have chance to be part of the ‘solution’ in GoodGiving Guide Challenge


Central and Eastern Kentucky’s Good Giving Challenge kicked off today, Nov. 3, with more than 150 nonprofits able and ready to receive gifts before the tax deadline for write-offs on Dec. 31. In the campaign’s first three hours, more than …

New life skills curriculum for at-risk earns Life Learning Center an innovation award


Northern Kentucky’s Life Learning Center received the 2014 Innovative Nonprofit Award this week from the Kentucky Nonprofit Network for its at-risk curriculum.   The award was presented at a Lexington luncheon, and recognized the center’s “holistic, integrated continuum of education …

Georgetown home is one of five in U.S.
to be awarded to combat-wounded warrior


  AT&T Kentucky has joined forces with the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Bank of America to present a mortgage-free home located in Georgetown to a combat-wounded hero through MWSF’s Homes4WoundedHeroes Program.   “Kentucky is the home of patriots who …

State Police troopers raise $15,000 for memorial by hiking Grand Canyon rim


  Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard recently returned from a rim-to-rim trek of the Grand Canyon which raised more than $15,000 for The Trooper Project.   The project by the Kentucky State Police is …

Heart transplant recipient to raffle off classic car to help Kosair Kids in need of new organs


  A Kentuckian who received a new heart he calls “Ernie” will once again raffle off a completely refurbished classic car on Nov. 7 in Louisville to raise money for Kosair Kids in need of organ transplants. This is the …

78th Charity Ball for Children’s Home goes ‘Hollywood’ to support residential treatment


It will be a night filled with glitz and glamour as the 78th Annual Charity Ball for the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky goes Hollywood on Saturday, Nov. 15.   The event is hosted by the Junior Board of CHNK …

Kentucky program coordinator for Operation Military Kids given National Guard award


Tyrone Atkinson, program coordinator for Operation Military Kids at the University of Kentucky, recently received the Youth Development Volunteer Award from National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Frank Grass at a national volunteer workshop in Oklahoma.   Atkinson was nominated by …

A building for Christmas? Firefighters issue public call for place to house 83rd toy drive


Lexington’s Fraternal Order of Firefighters wants a building for Christmas.   They don’t want just any building, but one with 10,000 square feet and a decent parking lot to house toys for the more than 3,000 Fayette County children depending …