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Coronavirus measures taking toll on local Bluegrass Council of the Blind in Lexington; how you can help

Due to COVID-19, the Bluegrass Council of the Blind (BCB) is moving in-person group activities to remote access only and closing its doors temporarily to walk-in traffic. “Given that the BCB community is made up of mostly seniors and folks who are immunocompromised or suffering from additional health issues, we began seeking new ways of delivering our services, even before social distancing was recommended,”...

Lexington Lions Club Charity Gifting Night benefits numerous area organizations

Each year, the Lexington Lions Club holds a Charity Gifting Night at which the proceeds of the club’s annual fundraiser—the Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair—are distributed to organizations and charities in the community.   The Lexington Lions Club has donated a total of more than $2.5 million dollars in recent years. At this year’s event, held earlier this month, donations totaling...