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Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky names five new members to Community Advisory Council

Five individuals from around Kentucky will serve as liaisons to the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in their communities, following their appointments to the Foundation’s Community Advisory Council. Council members serve three-year renewable terms. The newly appointed members are: Rufus Friday Rufus M. Friday Rufus Friday is special assistant to the president of Kentucky’s Community and...

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky names four new members to its Community Advisory Council

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky announced four new members of its Community Advisory Council, bringing the total membership to 52. In addition, Tim Marcum has been named chair of the Council for 2020, succeeding LeChrista Finn, DrPH, an assistant professor at Kentucky State University. Tim Marcum Tim Marcum, of Louisville, is assistant vice president of planning for Baptist Health. He previously...

Eastern Kentucky advocate Lora Smith named to Federal Reserve’s Community Advisory Council

The rural communities of Eastern Kentucky will have a seat at the table as the Federal Reserve considers future U.S. financial policies, with the recent appointment of Appalachian Impact Fund Executive Director Lora Smith to the Fed’s Community Advisory Council. Smith is among three new appointees to the council, announced recently by the Fed – the nation’s central bank that conducts U.S. monetary...