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Lauren and Rob Hudson: Positive messages for youth about exceptionalism through courage

Columns for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa Courage (or a lack thereof) is a big part of life. When some people think about courage, they think of war heroes on a battlefield, but it’s about far more than that. Courage means tackling challenges and difficulties without letting fear overcome us. Even if we don’t consider ourselves to be particularly courageous,...

Outstanding state employees honored during 2019 Governor’s Ambassador Award ceremony

Fifteen employees of the Commonwealth were awarded the 2019 Governor’s Ambassador Award (GAA) in a ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion on Thursday. State employees who have positively influenced the lives of co-workers, customers, or the community are recognized through the award program. This year, the Personnel Cabinet received more than 160 nominations. Gov. Matt Bevin (left) presents David...

Expressions of Courage Gala celebrates and benefits Markey cancer survivors and artists

  The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host a special gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, to support its second annual Expressions of Courage exhibit this summer.   Markey’s Expressions of Courage exhibit is a yearly art showcase featuring original, artistic expressions connected in some way to an experience with a cancer diagnosis, or crafted by or in memory of a Markey patient...