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Local beneficiaries of WHAS Crusade for Children to celebrate ‘For the Love of Children’ week Feb. 4-10

Each year, tens of thousands of dollars from the WHAS Crusade for Children go to Lexington-area agencies, schools and hospitals that help children with special needs. To say thank you, these local recipients are sponsoring “For Love of the Children” week Feb. 4-10. (Click for larger image) Each day during the week, select businesses in Lexington will offer a percentage of sales to the WHAS Crusade...

Allegro Dance Project reaches out to special needs students to make hard work seem like fun

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward Jeana Klevene feels right at home leading a contemporary dance class in a school gym, and she’s OK veering off script for youngsters who might not always react or perform as expected. That’s kind of the point of her Allegro Dance Project, a nonprofit that reaches out to students with special needs. “We adapt the program based on the group. We try to not...