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Advancing crime victims’ rights focus of AG’s Office of Victims Advocacy conference

To better assist survivors, victim advocates, law enforcement and allied professionals in advancing the rights of crime victims, Attorney General Andy Beshear and the AG’s Office of Victims Advocacy are hosting a two-day conference, beginning today. Beshear The conference will take place at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort and the theme is “Honoring our past. Creating hope...

Power in Numbers symposium shines spotlight on opportunity identified in Transfer of Wealth study

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor The Power in Numbers symposium at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Training and Education Center in Erlanger Tuesday focused on philanthropy and how a collaborative community effort can capitalize on an emerging opportunity. Joseph Clabes, president of the Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative, explains the opportunity identified in the organization’s Transfer...

Boone County Girl Scout Troop 1750 donates 100 ‘birthday in bags’ to Women’s Crisis Center

Junior Girl Scout Troop 1750 in Boone County donated 100 “birthday in a bag” bags to the Women’s Crisis Center at the end of December. The 5th grade troop came up with the project on their own and it took them one year to complete. The girls of Troop 1750 – Peyton Perez, Jesse Probst, Natalie McCoy, Abbiegayle Spicer, Brooklyn Rodenberg, Halina Mullane – were able to earn the Bronze...

Rep. Mike Denham: Volunteers and nonprofit organizations should be recognized for service

FRANKFORT – Those who say you can’t get something for nothing apparently have never met a volunteer.   About two-thirds of adults in our country actively help others like a neighbor, while roughly a fourth go a step further and donate time through their churches, civic groups, charities, schools and other helpful organizations.   That group provides about 8 billion hours of work for free...