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Special Olympics Kentucky celebrates 45th anniversary at 2015 State Summer Games

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Special Olympics Kentucky will celebrate 45 years of service to Kentuckians with intellectual disabilities and their families at the organization’s State Summer Games, June 5-7, at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. The games are Special Olympics Kentucky’s largest event of …

Kentucky Association for Environmental Education to hold gala, honor achievers

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The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education will hold its annual awards dinner and program on June 6 at the Tates Creek Country Club Ballroom in Lexington.   Awards will honor outstanding achievements in environmental education by individuals, organizations, agencies, communities, …

35th annual Children’s Charity Golf Classic week kicks off with reception on June 22

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The Children’s Charity Golf Classic will be hosted by dozens of celebrities June 22-27 to raise money for a number of agencies that benefit children of Central Kentucky.   The 35th annual Children’s Charity Classic Week kicks off June 22 …

Nominations sought for 2016 Eagle Rare Life Award; grand prize worth $50,000 to charity

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Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has launched of its annual Rare Life Award competition. In year six, the contest will award $80,000 to winners and the program to date has donated a total of $240,000 to 35 charities across …

Budding reporters at WWB have the Times
of their life, remind us all of what matters

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  By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   When an elementary school in Lexington, in the shadow of downtown and the state’s flagship university, is rated the worst-performing in Kentucky, that’s cause for both alarm – and action.   Rallying the …

Coach Calipari receives 2015 Humanitarian Award at the Alltech REBELation conference

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John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s 2015 Humanitarian Award on his home court at Rupp Arena on Wednesday. He addressed more than 3,000 attendees from 68 nations on the closing day of the …

Twisted Pink donates $100,000 to UofL’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center

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  Twisted Pink, a charitable foundation dedicated to funding research to prevent and cure metastatic breast cancer, presented a check for $100,000 to the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center on May 7.   The funds will be …

Local family produces golf tournament benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association

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Area golfers will come together to support the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter on Saturday, May 30, 2015 for the fourth annual A Round to Remember Golf Tournament.   The event, held at Connemara Golf Course, is …

All dressed up with somewhere to pedal; race through downtown in your best for Bike Prom

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  Why take a limo to prom when you can ride your bike?   This prom is in motion. Join the fun for Kentucky’s most glamorous bike ride, the Living Arts and Science Center’s seventh annual Bike Prom.   Get …

DentaQuest selects UofL’s Dunn as Health Equity Hero for innovations in care delivery

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DentaQuest has selected Dr. David L. Dunn executive vice president for health affairs, University of Louisville, as one of its 2015 Health Equity Heroes, recognizing his distinguished work in making oral health care accessible to underserved populations. The inaugural Oral …