Lexington Legends, CEO Andy Shea named 2017 recipient of Distinguished Philanthropist Award

The Lexington Legends and president and CEO Andy Shea have been named recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Philanthropist award. Given annually by the Bluegrass Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Distinguished Philanthropist Award is presented to an individual, corporation, or foundation that has made a significant contribution to our community through their acts of kindness...

Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass salutes volunteers from Adopt a School program

As the new school year gets rolling, Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass paused to thank its volunteers who have given five, 10, and 15 years of service educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and basic financial matters. “That kind of commitment and longevity is fantastic. It really makes a difference with what we’re able to give back to the community,” said Sheri Evans...

Fifth-graders from Sandersville Elementary School practice real life in Junior Achievement BizTown

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward Sandersville Elementary fifth-graders walked in bigger shoes during their JA BizTown simulation day, when they took on various responsibilities of employees and consumers. For 11-year-old Porter Cranney, it was an opportunity to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps as a CPA. “It’s really fun, and you get to be the adult for a while,” he said of BizTown,...