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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...

Urban League presents champion of diversity, community service awards at annual banquet

The Urban League of Lexington – Fayette County presented its second annual Individual and Corporate Champion of Diversity Awards and its Community Service Award at its Annual Empowerment Banquet: Empowered to Dream. The banquet, presented by Fifth Third Bank, was part of the organization’s 45th year in the Bluegrass.   The Diversity Awards recognize individuals and businesses that...

Youth Learning Economics and Appreciating Diversity will develop young entrepreneurs

In a new program called Youth Learning Economics and Appreciating Diversity (YLEAD), students can gain entrepreneurship skills through mentors, research and implementation. Participating middle schoolers and ninth-graders will be provided with financial literacy basics and will operate their own business for three to six months. After successful completion of the program, the youth will divide their...