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Blue pinwheels placed along Nicholasville Road in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month

If you have driven down Nicholasville Road near New Circle recently, you may have noticed a lot of extra blue in front of Raising Cane’s. The hundreds of blue pinwheels were planted Monday and will stay up all April for Child Abuse Prevention Month. CASA of Lexington put up the pinwheels, thanks to a grant from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Aetna. CASA of Lexington’s trained volunteers serve...

CASA of Lexington to plant pinwheels to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect prevention

April is national child abuse prevention month. This Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington gather at the Raising Cane’s located at 2555 Nicholasville Road in Lexington to bring awareness to the issue of child abuse. A proclamation will be presented in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month and CASA of Lexington will be joined by community leaders and representatives...

UK Police Department, Raising Cane’s combine for fundraiser for university-sponsored Honor Flight

The University of Kentucky Police Department has partnered with Raising Cane’s to host a fundraiser from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Raising Cane’s at 544 S. Upper Street in Lexington. The event will support the first university-sponsored Honor Flight, and UK Police officers will be on site at Raising Cane’s to raise awareness for the program that honors veterans. The University...

Lexington Dream Factory, Raising Cane's teaming up to make dreams come true

The Lexington Dream Factory and Raising Cane’s are teaming up to raise money to make dreams come true for critically and chronically ill children across Central, Eastern and Southern Kentucky.   The third Tuesday of every month will be Dream Factory Night at the new Raising Cane’s on Harrodsburg Road, beginning today, Feb. 17. Raising Cane’s will donate 15 percent of total sales...