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Blue Grass Airport recognized a champion of diversity at Urban League Empowerment Dinner

Blue Grass Airport was recognized as the Corporate Champion of Diversity at the 49th annual Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County Empowerment Dinner. This diversity award is presented to businesses that embrace, celebrate and apply holistic inclusion in its activities, community relations, workplace representation and in the vendors it utilizes. According to P.G. Peeples, President/CEO at Urban...

Together Lexington joins with EKU Facilitation Center to support Courageous Conversations program

Together Lexington, a new group of community leaders in Fayette County, has enlisted the Facilitation Center at Eastern Kentucky University to support Courageous Conversations, an effort to build trust and goodwill among all Lexington citizens. The EKU Facilitation Center frequently aids groups in “creative problem-solving, funneling ideas into action, and conquering tough topics and challenges,...

UWBG announces Big Bold Goal to improve lives of families at 'party with a purpose'

Kentucky basketball great Derek Anderson sign ed autographs during Tuesday’s kickoff celebration of the United Way of the Bluegrass Big Bold Goal at Fifth Third Pavilion in downtown Lexington. (Photo by Judy Clabes)   United Way of the Bluegrass announced its Big Bold Goal at a public event in downtown Lexington Tuesday that included participation of dozens of partners that will help make...

UWBG announces Big Bold Goal to improve lives of families at ‘party with a purpose’

Kentucky basketball great Derek Anderson sign ed autographs during Tuesday’s kickoff celebration of the United Way of the Bluegrass Big Bold Goal at Fifth Third Pavilion in downtown Lexington. (Photo by Judy Clabes)   United Way of the Bluegrass announced its Big Bold Goal at a public event in downtown Lexington Tuesday that included participation of dozens of partners that will help make...

As McCall’s retirement approaches, KCTCS in ‘strong position’ to continue successful course

Staff report   When legislation was passed in 1997 creating the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, founding president Dr. Michael B. McCall was given what to some might have seemed a daunting challenge: Join the 14 existing community colleges of the University of Kentucky with the 15 technical institutes of the Kentucky Workforce Development cabinet to form a comprehensive community...