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Mapping the Way: UK student’s class project now a resource for young mothers in need

An online interactive map was developed by UK senior Laura Greenfield for Step By Step, a mentoring ministry for young single mothers ages 14 to 24. The geospatial technology pinpoints where young moms can find abuse counseling and support; emergency shelters; clothing resources; education institutions; childcare; and more services around Lexington. Along with the locations, it provides information...

Mapping the Way: UK student's class project now a resource for young mothers in need

An online interactive map was developed by UK senior Laura Greenfield for Step By Step, a mentoring ministry for young single mothers ages 14 to 24. The geospatial technology pinpoints where young moms can find abuse counseling and support; emergency shelters; clothing resources; education institutions; childcare; and more services around Lexington. Along with the locations, it provides information...

Gena Bigler: Imagine how communities would thrive if we all followed ‘Team Torp’s’ example

Christian and Tanya Torp (Photo provided)   Lexington’s Team Torp is a force to be reckoned with; Tanya and Christian actively work to improve the world.   Owners of Justice House, they host Heinz Breakfast where they open their doors to the public and make enough pancakes to feed a small army. The most recent brought together 45 diverse hungry people. Along with the locally sourced...