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Red or blue? Rivalry Gala brings clashing sides together for American Cancer Society


  There’s a rite of passage to being a Kentuckian: you bleed blue or you bleed red. The great division of allegiance for which the Bluegrass State is known is the centerpiece of the inaugural Rivalry Gala to benefit the …

Football meets fashion at Fall into Fabulous Fashion Show at Papa John’s Stadium Oct. 10


Heels replace cleats when Louisville’s fashionistas gather Oct. 10 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Fashion is the goal of the game as the Younger Woman’s Club of Louisville’s Fall into Fabulous Fashion Show transforms the stadium’s Brown and Williamson Club …

Homegrown by Heroes rancher to host alpaca dinner to benefit Farmer Veteran Coalition


A Kentucky Proud and Homegrown By Heroes producer will host a one-of-a-kind dinner with alpaca as the main attraction.   Alvina Maynard’s River Hill Ranch near Richmond will welcome up to 30 guests for the farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 26 …

Fundraising isn’t about asking for money:
‘We help people fulfill dreams through giving’


Special to KyForward   “We help people fulfill dreams through their giving,” University of Kentucky Vice President for Development D. Michael Richey said in his keynote address to 100 fundraising professionals attending Wednesday’s conference on the UK campus.   The …

Give Back While Banking: Fifth Third Bank pledges support to Stand Up To Cancer


  Fifth Third Bank will support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) in a promotion that allows new bank customers to help fight cancer when they open Essential Checking Accounts. The promotion, at 53.com/howifight, follows the national trend of companies giving …

Muhammad and Lonnie Ali set up $100,000 scholarship for Louisville baseball program


  Muhammad and Lonnie Ali have made a donation to University of Louisville Athletics to endow the Muhammad Ali Leadership Baseball Scholarship, providing a lasting legacy with the Cardinals for the hometown legend.   The $100,000 commitment for the scholarship …

Child Development Center of the Bluegrass receives grant from Kentucky Colonels


  Kentucky Colonels from all over the world are partnering with Child Development Center of the Bluegrass to improve the lives of kids in their community.   On Sept. 10, CDCB was awarded a grant from the Honorable Order of …

United Way Campaign Kick-Off event
offers free food and fun for whole family


  United Way of the Bluegrass will host its annual Campaign Kick-Off Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Fifth Third Pavilion in downtown Lexington.   This free event features food and fun for the whole family:   ‣ Free hotdogs and chips …

Mission Lexington to hold Fall Fling fundraiser Sept. 17 at Signature Club


  Mission Lexington is holding a Fall Fling fundraiser at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Signature Club in Lexington.   Mission Lexington provides free primary medical care and dental care for uninsured patients who have no other place …

Teach for America, Whole Foods team up for ‘Celebration of Arts and Appalachia’ Sept. 12


This Saturday, Sept. 12, Teach For America-Appalachia and Whole Foods will host “A Celebration of Arts and Appalachia,” an art festival to celebrate local artists and the rich artistic tradition of the region. More 15 artisans from Eastern Kentucky – …