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Pets find their way home via Winchester Cinema event for Clark Co. Animal Shelter

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Make plans to enjoy a movie at the Malco Winchester Cinema and consider adopting a new furry friend to celebrate the release of Twentieth Century Fox & Dreamworks new animated film Home.   The newest Malco location (fully renovated) will …

Kentucky Equine Education Project unveils new license plate featuring Seattle Slew

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  A new license plate option for Kentucky drivers has been unveiled by the Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation. The new license plate will feature a photo of the legendary Seattle Slew, and proceeds from the sale of each plate …

Overnight relay race the Bourbon Chase partners with the Alzheimer’s Association

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The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana has partnered with the seventh annual Bourbon Chase, an overnight relay race which celebrates the best that Kentucky has to offer; beautiful horse country, charming towns and communities, and historic bourbon …

FCPS raises more than $31,000 for United Way through student, faculty, staff donations

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By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   Fayette County Public Schools contributed $31,291.83 to enhance the lives of Central Kentuckians through its 2014-2015 United Way campaign. District employees raised some $20,000 in donations, and students at 18 participating elementaries …

Free community baby showers offered
for new, expectant moms in Kentucky

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WellCare Health Plans is offering free community baby showers for new and expectant moms in Kentucky, including one in Florence today. The showers are open to moms during pregnancy or within six months of birth.   The community baby showers …

Founder of Sweet Blessings wins Rare Life Character Award for birthday cake charity

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Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Ashley Boyd Gann of Lexington as the winner of the 2015 Rare Life Character Award. Eagle Rare will donate $5,000 to Gann’s charity, Sweet Blessings – which provides elaborate birthday cakes for …

KU, LG&E provide support to area shelters by increasing heating assistance contributions

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Many Kentucky shelters and families are still feeling the chill.   With area temperatures averaging more than 40 percent colder than normal, the frigid conditions are straining the resources of some agencies that serve the most vulnerable community members and …

Shop and Share Drive gives anyone a chance to shop, share, volunteer, make a difference

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First Lady Jane Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to volunteer for the seventh annual Shop and Share day, a one-day goods drive to benefit Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence shelters across the state. The drive will be held at Kentucky Kroger, …

Greek Sing is about more than the music; it’s about making children’s wishes come true

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    Two Greek organizations come together to sing the night away… for charity.   The University of Kentucky’s annual Greek Sing event is hosted by Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega. On campus, philanthropy is something Greek organizations all …

Right up your alley: Bowl for Kids’ Sake offers chance to help others, have fun in spare time

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    The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake events hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass kick off this weekend – Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1 – in Lexington.   In order to support matches currently …