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American Cancer Society to host annual 'Belles & Beaus Ball' fundraising gala Sept. 25

  The American Cancer Society will host its signature event, the Belles and Beaus Ball, “Best of the Bluegrass,” at the Carrick House in Lexington on Friday, Sept. 25.   This annual event is a community fundraising gala expected to draw 350 guests with the goal of raising $200,000. This event is crucial for helping the ACS and its mission of eliminating cancer as a major health problem...

'Cruisin’ for a Cure' fundraiser set for Aug. 1; car and bike show to benefit Relay for Life

  Cruisin’ for a Cure, a car and motorcycle show hosted by FCPS All together for a cure, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Rupp Arena lower parking lot. Net proceeds go to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life campaign. Admission is $20 per entry; it’s free for spectators.   Awards will be presented for Best of Show, Rattiest Rat Rod, #1 Classic Car, Best Muscle...

Night of bingo, auction, designer bags in Louisville benefits American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society will benefit from Purses, Pouts and Pearls” A Bluegrass Belle’s Night Out on Friday, Nov. 7, at Woodhaven Country Club in Louisville.   The evening at 7200 Woodhaven Rd. from 6-10 p.m. includes a bingo game for up to 10 designer handbags, a silent auction, gift bags, light bites and signature cocktails.   The designer handbags are from Tory Burch,...

Schools offering early-bird discount for Walk it! Run it! Cure it! 5K in March to benefit ACS

Registration is now open for the Walk it! Run it! Cure it! 5K event March 22 at Keeneland.   The Fayette County Public Schools’ group All Together for a Cure is organizing the charitable 5K for the second year. The Relay for Life team will be made up of FCPS employees and proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.   Early-bird registration is $20 through January; afterwards, it’s...