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CPE seeking applicants for new Kentucky Faculty Advisory Network; deadline for applications is Oct. 4

The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) is seeking applications from faculty of the state’s public universities and community and technical colleges for the newly created Kentucky Faculty Advisory Network. The network is designed to engage members in state-level policy discussions and advise CPE President Aaron Thompson on matters of interest to faculty. The group will serve as a conduit of...

Be part of a once-in-a-generation community project at Shillito Park Playground Sept. 18-22

Lexington Parks and Recreation will team up with the community and the original designers of Shillito Playground Sept. 18–22 to create a new space for play. Twenty-six years ago, the Lexington community came together with Parks and Recreation to build the original playground at Shillito Park. It was designed by Playgrounds by Leathers. The same team will be building a new playground at Shillito this...

Resource fair aimed at Cardinal Valley families, hope to get youth involved

(Photo from flickr)     A resource fair planned for the Cardinal Valley area aims to inspire Lexington youth to be agents of change in the community.   “Bridging Families: A project to empower families and youth by connecting them to community resources,” will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the Fayette County Extension Office.   It is free and open to the...

FCPS Superintendent Search: Board seeks community, employee and family opinions

Below you will find the text of a message from Fayette County Board of Education Chairman John Price that was shared with families, employees and community members related to the search for the next Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent.     The most pressing task facing the Fayette County Board of Education, but one which we cannot do without your assistance and direction, is selecting...

The Henderson Community Foundation names new officers, praises new president

  The Henderson Community Foundation announced its new officers and members for the 2014-15 year.   The new executive leadership consists of Chase Fulcher as president, Dawn Kelsey as vice president, Curt Hamilton as secretary and Wes Sights as treasurer.   Hamilton and Sights both retained their elected officer seats with Fulcher replacing Chris Smith as president and Kelsey replacing...