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Lunch & Learn - LEED v4 Priorities, Credits & Your Practice

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Office Environment Company, 1136 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40203
Join Kentucky U.S. Green Building Council as we begin to roll out LEED v4.
This will be the first in a series of events over the next year to educate LEED APs, LEED GAs, other educators, and anyone involved in specifying, designing, constructing, managing or operating a LEED building or project.

Join Kentucky U.S. Green Building Council Education Committee Chair, Gary Hisel, LEED AP BD+C, for a session packed with information you'll want to know about LEED v4:
• A brief history of LEED v4
• LEED v4 development priorities
• Specific market sector improvements, including:

1. Market adaptations for data centers, warehouse and distribution centers, hospitality, EB (Existing Building) for schools, EB for retail, and homes/mid-rise
2. LEED ND (Neighborhood Development)
3. The simplified structure of EBOM - building components, site infrastructure, policies, performance actions and tracking
4. Residential improvements - continuous improvement, alignment of certification thresholds, mid-rise, mandatory water and energy metering, new energy performance, and simplified documentation for MR and EQ.
5. Improved environmental outcomes - global climate change, human health, biodiversity and ecosystem services, sustainable and regenerative material cycles, green economy, and community quality of life.

In his capacity as Kentucky USGBC LEED v4 Liaison, Gary will report on the most up to date information from the USGBC on LEED v4. After listening to this presentation you will:
• Have learned the history of LEED v4's development and the timetable for implementation
• Understand LEED v4's developmental priorities and point structure
• Learn the new credits and the requirements for achieving them
• Realize LEED v4's potential impact on your practice

KY USGBC Members: $10
Potential KY USGBC Members: $15
Registration Link: https://leedv4.eventbrite.com
Nancy Church, 502-565-7774, info@usgbckentucky.org

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United Way 5K on the Runway

12:00 pm

Blue Grass Airport, 4832 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY US 40510
United Way of the Bluegrass will be hosting its third annual 5K on the Runway at Blue Grass Airport on June 21, 2014. Unique to any other race, the course takes place on an actual runway with aircraft as your scenery!
This year's race is included in the first ever Central Kentucky Grand Prix Series.
Registration Fees:
Early - $20.00 per adult*
Regular – (after June 1, 2014) $25.00 per adult*
On-site - $30.00 per adult*
*Adult will be considered anyone age 15 or above
Children's Fees:
Ages 5 and under – FREE (strollers are allowed, but we ask that all participants, regardless of age, register)
Ages 6 thru 14 - $15.00 per child
Online registration will be available until Friday, June 20 at 12:00 AM. After this point, on-site registration will be required.
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at katie.williams@uwbg.org

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Dine & Learn: Sponsored by Zounds Hearing of Lexington

5pm – 6pm

Inn On Broadway (Thoroughbred Room), 1301 S. Broadway, Lexington, KY
If you or someone you know suffers from hearing loss we invite you to come meet our staff at one of our free events. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with hearing challenges. We will discuss common causes and signs of hearing loss, myths of hearing loss, as well as state of the art solutions.

*Complimentary Meal catered by Ramsey's Diner.
*$200 Special Discounts on Zounds Digital Hearing Aids
**Limited Space Available

Please RSVP to Kathleen Kolles by calling (859) 278-1109
Kathleen Kolles, (859) 278-1109

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Foster/Adoptive Parent Training Classes

10:00 am

Johnson County DCBS Office, 2015 Main Street, Paintsville, KY 41240
The need in Kentucky is great when it comes to having enough homes to care for the abused and neglected children who come into care. We need foster and adoptive families who are willing to be the safe haven for our children. If you are interested in helping there please attend this informational meeting to answer any questions. All classes and materials are free.
Jennifer Pelphrey at 606-788-7100

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AZUR Restaurant & Patio challenges savvy diners with ultimate test of the palate at Blind Dinner May 21

May 21, 2014 6:30 p.m.

Azur restaurant and patio Lexington, Ky
On Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m., AZUR Restaurant & Patio will offer the ultimate test for savvy diners devised by chef Jeremy Ashby. The Blind Dinner will include five courses of side-by-side dishes created using local, sustainable produce next to large-scale and commodity meats. Each protein will be prepared the same way and complemented by seasonal sides. Diners will be blind to which is the quality cut and vote on which tastes best in each course. Results will be given at the end of the dinner. The cost is $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 296-1007.

“This dinner is designed to put ‘local’ to the test,” said chef Ashby. “I can’t wait to see who can tell the difference!”

The Blind Dinner menu includes:

First Course:
Local tilapia vs. large-scale Thai import fish
Marcona almond-crusted fish with spinach, morel mushrooms, crème fraîche and strawberry balsamic

Second Course:
Free-range local Cornish rock variety vs. large-scale produced indoor broiler chicken
Pan-roasted truffle-studded breast with confit leg and thigh with Yukon potato gnocchi, mint, peas and natural jus

Third Course:
Local pasture-raised vs. commodity pork
Apricot-glazed belly with lemongrass-infused artichoke, ginger-carrot puree and watercress

Fourth Course:
Pasture-raised vs. corn fed beef
Slow-roasted strip loin with Vidalia onion soubise, pickled ramps, goat cheese and walnut-crusted asparagus and smoked green goddess butter

Fifth Course:
Cheese and wine
Tasting of local vs. import cheese and local vs. California wines
Rachel Goldenberg, 502-721-0335 Rachel@estespr.com

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