Selected Community Events
Bids 4 Builds Online Auction to benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity
Lexington Habitat for Humanity is hosting the 4th annual Bids 4 Builds Online Auction from November 29 through December 8, 2013 at www.bids4builds.com. This 10-day online auction will culminate in a Holiday Open House at the Lexington Habitat ReStore, 451 Southland Drive, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on December 14, when winning bidders can pick up their purchases and check out great deals in home-improvement merchandise. The auction was created by Lexington Habitat’s Ambassador Program as an alternative way to shop for loved ones during the holidays and also support Habitat.
The online auction features nearly 200 one-of-a-kind items and experiences such as:
· NCIS autographed photo and script - signed by Mark Harmon
· 2 hour Challenge Course or Equestrian Vaulting experience at the Life Adventure Center
· Autographed Photo of Andrew Lincoln from the cast of The Walking Dead
· Cincinnati Reds Tickets for 2014 & Lexington Legends Suite for a 2014 game
· Private Tour of West Sixth Brewing Company and growler set
· Weekend Stay on Cattle Ranch in the Heart of Bourbon Country
· Tour of the Joe Craft Training Center
· Concert tickets, UK memorabilia, horse farm tour gift cards, and much, much more.
Megan Meserve, 859-252-2224 ext. 109
You Lucky Dog presented by Kentucky Great Dane Rescue
Paulie's Toasted Barrel
What do you get when you pair a pin-up inspired fashion show, light tasty bites, signature cocktails, silent auction, crowd games, retro outfits & Danes? You lucky dog, you! Join us for a packed evening full of fun, friends & goodwill.
This is an event that WILL sell out, you will definitely want to get in on the show!
Tickets available in-person at either Lexington Bluegrass Barkery location, or online at http://kgdr.xorbia.com/you-lucky-dog .
Presale $15 // At the door $20 // VIP Table for 6 $150
See you there, all you cool cats & hip chicks!
Kelly Anne Beile
40th Annual Kentucky BASH
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital will celebrate UK’s first home football game with the 40th annual Kentucky BASH on September 6, at Donamire Farm.
The Kentucky BASH has been a staple in the Lexington community for 40 years, having raised over three million dollars to Cardinal Hill Hospital.
This popular event has a time-honored tradition of bringing together many Kentucky passions worthy of celebration. For UK football lovers, there will be a special appearance by Coach Mark Stoops and his wife Chantel. Back again this year is the Jim Beam Quarterback Challenge where event goers have the chance to throw the pig skin against former UK Football greats.
The evening, emceed by WKYT’s Jennifer Palumbo and Chris Bailey, with special guest KSR’s Matt Jones, will include both live and silent specialty auctions.
Proceeds from the Kentucky BASH will be used to fund a Pediatric Lokomat – a vital component to teaching Cardinal Hill’s youngest and smallest patients mobility skills and/or how to walk again following a traumatic injury or disabling condition. The Kentucky BASH is sponsored in part by a generous donation from Hilliard Lyons. The Jim Beam Quarterback Challenge is sponsored by Beam Global.
The Kentucky BASH begins at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public, but advance reservations are suggested. Tables of eight (reserved seating) are available for $1,200 and individual tickets (open seating) are available for $125, after August 31, tickets are $150.
Please call Courtney Feltner at 859-254-5701 ext. 5711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Cardinal Hill Kentucky Bash
Cardinal Hill is proud to host The Kentucky BASH which is a spirited evening for friends of Cardinal Hill Hospital and Fans of UK Football! The event is in conjunction with the University of Kentucky’s first home football game and will benefit Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) corporation. This year, all proceeds of the event will go towards purchasing a secondary Lokomat and Pediatric attachments for our smallest patients at Cardinal Hill Hospital. The Lokomat robotic system is used world-wide to improve mobility in individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson’s and other Neurological Impairments. We are excited to welcome new UK head football coach, Mark Stoops, as a special guest for the evening!
Get your tickets today by calling 859-254-5701 x5602 and be a part of this special event!
Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Masquerade Ball
Benefitting the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Pink Tie Masquerade Ball will be held at the Hilton Downtown Lexington on Friday, August 9th. The evening begins at 6 pm with registration, cocktails and a silent auction prior to dinner. The fun continues with a live auction, a performance artist, live music and much more. This year we are going to add a little intrigue with a masquerade ball theme, so find your favorite mask and join the party!
Tickets are $125 per person, $1,250 for a table for 10. For further information and to register online, access the Susan G. Komen foundation website at www.komenlexington.org or call the Komen office at (859) 368-7133.
75% of the funds raised by the Pink Tie Gala stay locally in Kentucky as Komen Lexington serves nearly 58 counties in Kentucky. The remaining 25% of funds raised go to the national foundation to fund research. We hope you will join us to celebrate breast cancer survivors and help us raise money to ensure no man or woman will ever have to go without breast health services they need in Central or Eastern Kentucky.
Sydney Lutz (859) 368-7133
Battle in the Saddle
Kentucky Horse Park
The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is hosting the inaugural Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena on Sunday, July 14, 2013. All proceeds from the benefit event will support the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation – a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to enhancing, expanding, and improving the Kentucky Horse Park.
WHO: Celebrities in the Saddle include (subject to change):
Calvin Borel Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey
Derek Braun International Grand Prix rider & owner of Split Rock Farm
Patti Cooksey Legendary female jockey
Buck Davidson International Event rider
Pat Day Hall of Fame jockey
Joe Harper Reining horse trainer & competitor
Kevin Huber Punter for the Cincinnati Bengals
Charlie Lopresti Trainer of 2012 Horse of the Year, Wise Dan
Chris McCarron Hall of Fame jockey
Mal McGuire Reining horse trainer & competitor
Matthew Mitchell Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Kentucky
WHAT: The Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning competition will pair two amateur riders with a celebrity guest rider to compete to see who has the skills and bravery to pen a group of cattle in the quickest time.
WHEN: Sunday, July 14, 2013
5:00 pm – Vendor Booths and Concessions Open
7:00 pm – Battle in the Saddle Competition begins
For more information, call the Foundation office at 859-255-5727 or visit: http://khpfoundation.org/battle-in-the-saddle-celebrity-team-penning.html.
Toast to a Cure
In order to raise awareness and build community relations among those affected by diabetes, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), in partnership with Talon Winery, is inviting Bluegrass residents to it’s fourth annual Toast to a Cure. The event supports the American Diabetes Association's mission - to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes. Tickets can be purchased at www.diabetes.org/toasttoacure.
The Toast to a Cure event will be held at Talon Winery on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and will feature live entertainment by the band, Catch 22. Tickets are $15 or $25 with food. Toast to a Cure guests can purchase food from Billy’s BAR-B-Q or pack their own picnic while enjoying an evening of live music, wine, and fun with friends and family.
“We're dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes. Toast to a Cure proceeds will help fund ADA research, education and advocacy efforts right here in our community," said Louanne Cooper, American Diabetes Association Board Member. She adds, "With more than 400,000 Kentuckians affected by diabetes, Toast to a Cure is the perfect opportunity for everyone to do their part to find a cure and Stop Diabetes. Working together is the most powerful way to help end diabetes."
Toast to a Cure is a fun and affordable way for companies, community members, families and friends to get behind a great cause.
To be a part of the Cure or for more information, visit www.diabetes.org/toasttoacure or call 859-268-9129.
TECO COAL-- RELAY FOR LIFE--- BIKE RIDE
EAST RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL HWY 460 LICK CREEK, KY
6TH ANNUAL BIKE RIDE IN MEMORY OF WARREN THOMAS PRATER
Dottie Prater P.O. Box 245 Fedscreek, KY 41524 606-835-2199
"Pawsitively Divine Disco" to benefit Scott County Humane Society
Marriott Griffin Gate, 1800 Newtown Pike
Boogie the night away at Pawsitively Divine Disco to benefit Scott County Humane Society on the evening of Saturday, June 8 at Marriott Griffin Gate in
Lexington. Buy two tickets for $100 or one for $60! Evening highlights include dinner, drinks, dancing to great 70's tunes, raffles, silent and live auctions.
Belmont Stakes simulcast live at the event. For more info or to purchase tickets go to www.sc4paws.org or call 502-863-3279.
Julia Meister-Musgrave, (502)863-3279, email@example.com
Zumba for Zaden
May 11, 2013 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Whitaker Athletic Center, Jeff, KY (Dilce Combs Gymnasium)
Zaden is a 3 year old boy with cancer who is fighting for his life. There will be the Zumba class, a balloon release, and also a silent auction.
Kimberly Cook (home) 439-6252 (cell) 854-8447
Kaitlyn's Kourage Hair Donation Event
Salon Asa-Southland Dr. Lexington
This is an event to raise money and for people to donate hair for Kaitlyn and for Children With Hairloss. Kaitlyn is 11 and a 6th grader at EJMS. She has alopecia totalis and lost all of her hair in September. She wanted a way to raise awareness for alopecia and to give something to those children who need wigs but can't afford them. So we created this event. Our goal is so have 1500 inches of donated hair-we already have 527 inches. Would LOVE to get the word out. Kaitlyn has presented a speech to all the 7th at school about alopecia. She is quite the go getter and a great example of self confidence and self image for teenage girls. She has been going to school bald since December. Our facebook page is under Kaitlyn's Kourage
120 Pheasant Run
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Jordan Melton Gospel Benefit Singing
Feb 17, 2013 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Leslie County High School. Singing will be held in commons area and food will be sold in cafeteria.
Jordan Melton is a senior at Leslie County High School who was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Clear Cell Sarcoma. We are raising money to benefit him and his family. Ham, Chicken-n-Dumpling, and Meatloaf dinners will be sold for $6. All proceeds will go to Jordan Melton and Family.
AnnDraia Bales can be contacted on facebook or at cell number 606-275-5118. I can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Couture for the Cure
Feb 22, 2013 7:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
4029 Airport Rd
Couture for the Cure
A Fashion Night Out!
All tickets $75
Benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lexington
A 1940s fashion event featuring Men in Skirts!
To make reservations, call 859-368-7133.
Go to www.komenlexington.org for more information.
Indian Summer Camp Charity Tennis Event
Feb 15, 2013 6:30 P.M.
The Lexington Tennis Club
Tennis Doubles event with Silent Auction with all proceeds going to Indian Summer Camp. Kentucky's Camp for Children with cancer
The Lost Soldier
Dec 31, 2012 7:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.
National Guard Armory
It's a beneficiary, memorial, and new years party for the lost soldier that lived in harlan county named Evan Pettypiece also known as Moose. HypNotiKs will be hosting the event to help out his family in this time of need and show our support to him personally.
Chris Cress - (606)-589-6638
Cocoa with the Clauses
Dec 2, 2012 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.
Victorian Square in downtown Lexington.
Hospice of the Bluegrass presents the third annual Cocoa with the Clauses Sunday, December 2, from 1-3 p.m. The cost is $10 per child and their favorite adult is free. All proceeds benefit pediatric hospice patients. Children can have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and enjoy face painting, crafts and a cocoa bar provided by Desha's restaurant. For more information, see: http://www.hospicebg.org/cocoawithclauses.html
Santa Paws Keepsake Photos and Gifts
Dec 1, 2012 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Dec 2, 2012 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Dec 8, 2012 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Dec 9, 2012 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Scott County Humane Society Center, 751 Slone Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324
'Tis the season for the Scott County Humane Society annual Santa Paws! Enjoy our custom designed Santa Paws lodge with Mr. and Mr.s Kriss Mouse, and have a keepsake photo taken of you, your family and/or your pet with Santa. Fun for adults, children AND pets! And you will be sure to find treasures at our holiday gift shop next door. All proceeds benefit Scott County Humane Society.
Merry Mutts and Mews Bake Sale and Gifts
Dec 8, 2012 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Scott County Humane Society Center, 751 Slone Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324
Let our holiday bakers make the season merrier with homemade cookies, cakes, chocolates, pies, sweets, treats and more. Browse our holiday items and vendors and find that perfect gift. And get a photo taken of your pet with Santa Paws next door! All proceeds benefit Scott County Humane Society. For more information, visit www.sc4paws.org or call 502-863-3279. Find us on Facebook at Scott County Humane Society - "For Pets' Sake"
The Winter Whiskerland Ball at Spindletop Hall
Dec 15, 2012 6:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.
Spindletop Hall, 3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
You are invited to a memorable holiday evening at the historic Spindletop Hall mansion and estate in Lexington. All proceeds benefit Scott County Humane Society. Enjoy dinner in the dining room or oak library, drinks in the music room, dancing, silent auction, and cocoa with Santa on the veranda! Formal or cocktail attire. Purchase your tickets at www.sc4paws.org, or call 502-863-3279. Corporate and individual sponsorships are available.
Benefit Concert For Josh Coffie
Dec 9, 2012 2:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
Middlesboro Civic Center
We will have local bands,craft items,bake sale, raffles,food.
anyone wanting to make donations or take part contact Debra Adcox
for information about Josh Coffie go to Facebook,Prayers and Fundraisers for Josh Coffie
Another Evening of Music: A Benefit Concer for Juvenile Diabetes
Nov 9, 2012 7:00 P.M.
First Christian Church Somerset Ky
Another Evening of Music:
A Benefit Concert for Juvenile Diabetes
A free concert featuring:
Jim Ashbrook, Patty Hash,
Dr. Sandy Schuldheisz and Josh Smith
November 9, 2012
First Christian Church
Come and enjoy an evening of Standards, Pop,
Broadway, Folk, Sacred and more!
Donations for Juvenile Diabetes will be accepted
Zumbathon® Charity Event: Zumba Unleashed
Nov 9, 2012 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Jenny Wiley Convention Center Prestonsburg, KY
Please join us for a special 2 hour Zumba event!Emilee Fairchild is a student at Johnson Central High School. Emilee has Juvenile Diabetes. Emilee is in the process of trying to get a Diabetic Alert Service Dog from Warren Retrievers. This dog will assist Emilee in detection of high/low blood sugars. These types of dogs are blessings for people with Diabetes and can be lifesavers!
The cost of the dog and training is over $30,000.
Please join us in helping Emilee to raise money so that she can get this lifesaving dog!
100% of proceeds will go to Emilee for the purchase of her dog!
For more information, please contact:
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/events/410027545730835/
Pink Drivers for a Cure
Oct 13, 2012 1:00 P.M.
Juniper Hills Golf Course, 800 Louisville Road, Frankfort
Golf Tournament, Silent Auction & Pasta Dinner benefiting Ellen Smith Gotshall in treatment for Stage III breast cancer
Jami Wampler Scannell
9349 Dockside Way
West Chester, OH 45069
Klosterman Baking Company’s Leads Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 31, 2012 8:00 A.M.
Kroger & Meijer retailers throughout Cincinnati
What: Klosterman Baking Company, a family-owned bakery headquartered in Cincinnati, is kicking off its Pink Ribbon Loaves donation campaign benefitting The Pink Ribbon Girls, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Ribbon Girls mission is to provide personalized support to young women throughout all phases of the breast cancer journey. Klosterman will donate $0.10 for every pink ribbon loaf sold (up to $7,500).
Where: Klosterman’s Pink Ribbon loaves are available in Kroger and Meijer retailers throughout Cincinnati.
Klosterman Baking Company
Vicco-Sassafras Volunteer Fire and Rescue Breast Cancer Awareness Cookout
Oct 13, 2012 12:00 P.M.
Vicco-Sassafras Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station
Hamburger $5.00 Hotdog $4.00
Chips and drink included
Eat in or carry out
All proceeds donated to breast cancer awareness.
Vicco-Sassafras Volunteer Fire and Rescue 606-476-9000
Who Let the Dogs Out?
Oct 19, 2012 5:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M.
Talon Winery, 7086 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, Kentucky
Who Let the Dogs Out? to benefit Jo's Hope for Kentucky Animals (a 501(c)(3) corporation). Come celebrate with us at beautiful Talon Winery to benefit a worthy Kentucky animal rescue. Barbara Baily, M.C.; dinner by award winning Clay's Downtown Restaurant; silent auction; adoptable dogs; second annual doggie collar fashion show. $45 advance tickets, $50 at door, $75 per couple, $350 for a table of 8. Tickets can be purchased by mailing a check made payable to either Jo's Hope or Jo Barnes, 1113 Parliament Way, Lexington, KY 40517 (please put in memo "WLTDO"). Visit us on Facebook!
Jo Barnes 859-368-9681
Poker Run and Benefit Ride
Sep 30, 2012 12:30 P.M.
Marrowbone Senior Citizens Center, 1644 Marrowbone Creek Road, Regina, KY
This is a fundraising for the Marrowbone Senior Citizens Center. $15.00 - one rider; $5.00 - additional rider. The ride will last approximately three hours. The cost will include an appreciation Soup Bean Dinner following the ride.
Rockin' for Vets, Kids and Mutts (Call of the Wildman Turtle Team Appearance)
Sep 22, 2012 5:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
120 Pleasant Dr. Lancaster, Ky
Benefit concert, with special guest appearances from Call of the Wildman's Turtle Team.Proceeds will go to help fund Warrior projects at Licking River Outfitters, inc., and the I Care Program in support of school children in need, by Gregory Scott Cash. 3 Bands include, "Fourth Floor", "Hard At It", and "Blue Collar Rebels".
Anthony Caudill 606-669-2880
Alltech Countryside Canter 5K
Nov 3, 2012 8:00 A.M.
Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena
All proceeds after operational expenses will be donated to The All Glory Project. "The All Glory Project seeks to promote, foster and support programs that utilize animal-assisted therapies in aiding military veterans and their families." Learn more at www.allgloryproject.com Join us for a day of family fun with early morning health and wellness sponsors and after the race you are invited to join the Alltech National Horse Show.
Bluegrass Through The Years
Sep 29, 2012 6:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.
The Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg, KY
Presbyterian Homes & Services of Kentucky will be hosting its 4th Annual Bluegrass Benefit Concert, Bluegrass Through The Years, on September 29th at 6 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, KY. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the nonprofit communities of Cedar Creek Assisted Living and Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. Tickets are $21 in advance or $26 the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased by calling (606) 889-9125 or online at www.macarts.com.
This year’s performers include JD Crowe and The New South, The Boxcars and Coaltown Dixie. Legendary banjo player JD Crowe is known for his popular tune “Old Home Place”, which chronicles the life transition of someone leaving their home in the country for a new life in the city. This is one of JD’s last tour dates before he retires. The Boxcars, another IBMA Award winning band, have just released their new CD, All In. Coaltown Dixie is an all girl Bluegrass band, originating from the beautiful hills of Appalachia, from Pike and Floyd counties. They enjoy playing traditional Bluegrass music as well as putting a Bluegrass spin on non-traditional tunes.
Pink Out for Pyddney
Sep 27, 2012 6:15 P.M.
Henry Clay High School
Join Henry Clay Soccer for Second Annual Pink Out for Pyddney
Please join the Henry Clay Boys Soccer program for the second annual Pink Out for Pyddney on September 27 during the game against Scott County at Henry Clay High School in Lexington. The Henry Clay team will be wearing pink uniforms in memory of Pyddney Jones, who lost her courageous battle against breast cancer last year. Pyddney was an ardent supporter of the team, both when she had children on the team and after the untimely death of her son, Murphy. After their loss of Murphy everyone watched in awe as the Pyddney and her husband, David, began helping ESL/Refugee players integrate into the soccer community in honor of their son and this support has continued for years.
Please join us on September 27 for the JV game at 6:15 and or the Varsity game at 8:00 PM. We will have a tribute to Pyddney prior to the varsity game and a special guest will bring out the game ball! We want a complete Pink Out for Pyddney, everyone wearing pink that evening will receive free admission to the games….so wear PINK! Donations will be taken for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lexington Affiliate.
For questions please contact email@example.com
Beattyville Nazarene Pig Roast
Sep 15, 2012 4:00 P.M.
Beattyville Church of the Nazarene
Adults $8 Children Under 12 $5
All You Can Eat
Proceeds go to Missions
Rev. Rick Isaacs 606-464-8028
Christmas Blessings Silent Auction
Nov 16, 2012 11:00 A.M.-6:30 P.M.
Inter-County Energy Danville Office
Inter-County Energy will hold the 5th Annual Christmas Blessings Silent Auction on November 16, 2012 to raise money for six local families who are in need this Christmas. We will be contacting the Family Resource Centers at the local schools to obtain the names of the families. All proceeds from the auction will be used to purchase gifts for each child and groceries for each family. The silent auction will be open to the public on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 11am to 6:30pm in the community room at the Inter-County Energy Danville office.
We would like to request your help in our effort to give these families a very special Christmas. Any item you could donate for our auction would be greatly appreciated. Your business name will be displayed at the auction along with your donated item.
If you are able to make a donation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact me by phone at (859)936-7821 or (888)266-7322 toll-free.
Donations may be mailed to: Attn: Farrah Coleman Inter-County Energy PO Box 87 Danville, KY 40423-0087.
We appreciate your support.
The Kentucky BASH
Sep 7, 2012 7:00 P.M.
The Kentucky BASH to benefit Cardinal Hill Hospital. Friday, September 7th at 7 p.m. at Donamire Farm. Join friends of Cardinal Hill and Fans of UK Football for a spirited evening which will include bourbon from Kentucky’s premier distillers, wine from some of Kentucky’s most distinguished vineyards, a sophisticated southern menu, live music and dancing if you please! Welcoming special guests Coach Joker and Leslie Phillips. For More Information contact Cardinal Hill Hospital: 859-254-5701 x5602 or www.cardinalhill.org
Aleandra Stiles; 859-254-5701
"TEAM BAILEE" Ride for a Cure
Aug 25, 2012 11:00 A.M.
Hazard Clinic (East Main)
Bike ride from Hazard Clinic thru Buckhorn coming out in Jackson then back up Hwy 15 to Hazard Clinic. All proceeds to benefit the Arthritis Foundation in Bailee's name.
Paw Putter Golf Scramble to Benefit Scott County Humane Society
Sep 8, 2012 8:00 A.M.
Cherry Blossom Golf Course, 50 Clubhouse Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324
You will have a fetchin'great time at our Paw Putters Golf Scramble so get registered today! Enjoy food, fun and prizes when you and your team participate in our golf scramble at the Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown. Your swings will benefit the lifesaving programs of Scott County Humane Society. Event sponsorship levels also available. Visit www.sc4paws.org for more information and to register for this paw-some event!
Julia Meister-Musgrave, Development Specialist
859-533-1892 and 502-863-3279
CONSIGNMENT SALE TO BENEFIT FOOTHILLS’ BEREA AND RICHMOND
Sep 20, 2012 - Sep 22, 2012 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M., 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.. 8:00-12:00 P.M.
Former Deb store in the Richmond Mall
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. (KRFDC) will hold its first annual Classy Closet Consignment Sale September 21-22 at the Richmond Mall in the former Deb store. To launch this special event, a Preview Party ($25) will be held on Thursday, September 20 from 6-9 pm at the same location. All proceeds will benefit the Berea and Richmond Senior Citizens Centers and Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women.
The Preview Party will feature Spa fun, refreshments including drinks and cocktail party foods, door prizes, a live auction of clothing and accessories from well-known women, and the chance to be the first to see and buy the upscale clothing and accessories that will be a part of this event. Tickets to the Preview Party are $25 and go on sale on Wednesday, August 15th at 9 a.m. There are only 200 tickets available.
Sponsored by Bechtel Parson Blue Grass, the consignment sale is free and open to the public. The Public Sale will be held Friday, September 21 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 22 (1/2 price day) from 8 a.m. – noon.
Consignment registrations will be accepted through Wednesday, September 12. To register as a consignor, please visit KRFDC’s website at www.foothillscap.org or contact Karen Bailey at email@example.com or call 624-2046, extension 217.
"Consignors will keep 70 percent of the sale price and receive a check a few weeks after the sale,” said Karen Bailey, KRFDC Public Information and Projects Director. “It’s a great way to make money and clean out your closets and storage space.” Anyone is welcome to become a consignor and to shop at the sale.
Items that individuals may buy or sell include: upscale women’s clothing (denim, skirts, dresses, pants, shorts, suits, blouses, knits and tees, and sweaters), light and heavy coats, dress hats, gently used shoes, jewelry, scarves, handbags, wallets, and belts.
If an item is not listed, contact Foothills at 624-2046, extension 217 to make sure it is acceptable to sell. “This sale is not a garage sale,” said Bailey. “All items will be inspected upon check-in to be sure that they are clean, without stains and in working order. All items will be organized into a store-format so that it is easy to shop and find the sizes and types of products you are looking for.”
Items that are not accepted include clothing styles more than 10 years old and items with stains, missing buttons, rips, holes or other damages.
"We will offer clean, quality items at reasonable prices," said Bailey. “If you’re looking to find some great deals on gently-used clothing or accessories, this will be the place to shop.”
Cash, local checks, and credit cards (Visa and MasterCard only) will be accepted on the days of the sale.
Ms. Bailey also stressed that a sale of this size could not happen without the support and hard work of many volunteers. If anyone is interested in volunteering, or has any other general questions, they can call Karen Bailey at 624-2046, extension 217 or visit www.foothillscap.org.
To register as a consignor, please visit KRFDC’s website at www.foothillscap.org or contact Karen Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 624-2046, extension 217.
If anyone is interested in volunteering, or has any other general questions, they can call Karen Bailey at 624-2046, extension 217 or visit www.foothillscap.org.
15th Annual Golf Scramble Fund Raiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation
Aug 18, 2012 7:30 A.M.
469 Parkway Drive
The members of the 5 O’clock Ladies League are pleased to announce information about the 15th Annual Golf Scramble Fund Raiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. To date the league has contributed over $115.00 to the foundation.
The 15th annual Golf Scramble to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation will be held on Saturday, August 18th at the Gay Brewer Jr. Golf Course at Picadome located on 469 Parkway Drive in Lexington. Check in is at 7:30 a.m. and there will be a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m.
Four- member teams can enter either the all women category or the mixed category of 2 men and 2 women. The entry fee is $75.00 per person.
The Entry Fee includes:
• Greens fee and golf cart,
• Prizes for the top two mixed teams and women’s teams,
• Prizes for the “Longest Drive” and” Closest to the Pin” for men and for women.
The day of the tournament players will have an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets (3 cash prize awards), mulligans, skirts, and strings. Silent Auction items will also be available for purchase with proceeds from this event will be used to fund an on-site (Gay Brewer Jr. Golf Course) Memory Garden honoring members lost to or survivors of breast cancer.
The success of this fund raiser depends on support from members of and businesses located in the greater Lexington Area. If you are interested in being recognized for:
• being a “Pink Ribbon” sponsor of a golf hole ($100.00) for a sign with your name or your businesses name on the tee box
• providing merchandise for sale at the Silent Auction (recognition signage by merchandise)
• making a donation in memory or in honor of an individuals with breast cancer, or
• registering a team for the scramble
Please contact Lynne Fitzgerald, 859.309.0585 or email@example.com
Komen Pink Tie Gala and Auction
Aug 24, 2012 6:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M.
Lexington Hilton Hotel Ballroom
Please mark your calendar today for the 11th Annual, Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Gala & Auction Friday, August 24 from 6:00pm to midnight, at the downtown Lexington Hilton Hotel Ballroom.
The Pink Tie Gala will feature a unique line-up of live and silent auction items as well as a fabulous gourmet dinner, an outstanding cocktail hour with local DJ, EJ Entertainment, and dancing with the very popular live band, “Superfecta.”
From one-of-a-kind UK memorabilia to unique and exotic travel and recreational packages, our annual Pink Tie Gala Auction offers one of the region’s most popular and diverse selection of items and experiences in a wide variety of price levels.
Last year’s Pink Tie Gala netted a record-breaking $88,000 to support breast health programs and projects. We hope YOU will join us this year to be a part of what has become one of our largest Komen Lexington annually fundraising events.
Tickets are on sale NOW at www.komenlexington.org , don’t miss out on this great opportunity to be a part of the effort and celebrate life with friends and peers!
Sponsorships and corporate tables are available now by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org It’s also never too late to drop off Silent Auction item donations! To get more information on drop off points, or to simply donate to the night, you can contact the same email or call the Lexington office directly at 859.368.7133.
If you would like to be added to our Pink Tie Gala & Auction information list, please e-mail email@example.com.
BB&T Presents an Evening with Lisa Niemi Swayze
Sep 20, 2012 7:30 P.M.
The Signature Club
On Thursday, September 20, Lisa Niemi Swayze will be in Lexington to share the story of her journey with her late husband, actor Patrick Swayze, through his terminal illness. Lisa will share her story of caring for Patrick during this time and her experiences of walking through end-of-life issues with a loved one.The event, which will benefit Hospice of the Bluegrass, will be held at the Signature Club in Lexington.
Lisa Niemi Swayze has spent decades in the film industry. She wrote, directed and produced the film One Last Dance in 2004. In addition to other projects, she directed her husband, Patrick, in “My Brother’s Keeper,” one of the episodes from the acclaimed television series The Beast in 2008.
Most recently, she has released a book titled “Worth Fighting For,” which chronicles her last months with Patrick, her husband of thirty-four years, as he battled pancreatic cancer. An emotionally honest and unflinching depiction of battling illness and loss, it is also an incredible life-affirming exploration of the power of the human spirit. Niemi Swayze will hold a book signing immediately following the event.
Seats for the event are $50 each and can be reserved by contacting Katherine Pinero at 859.296.6116 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships are also available.
Noahs Ark Consignment Sale
Aug 9, 2012 - Aug 11, 2012 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M., 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., 9:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
Eastside Community Church, Richmond KY
Gently used Babies,children,juniors,Maternity,Nursery items,shoes,toys & more.
Profits from the sale go to families and organizations in our community.
Credit/debit and cash only
859 358 7346
Commonwealth Canine Search and Recovery Benefit Motorcycle Ride
Jun 8, 2012 12:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.
Meet at Old Capital building at 200 W Broadway Frankfort
K-9 Benefit ride for Commonwealth Search and Recovery Team All money raised will be used by the team for training, equipment and insurance.
Entry Fee: $10 per bike, $15 per bike with passenger
Meet at Old Capital building at 200 W Broadway Frankfort and ends at Civic Center Frankfort will be hosting the Expo Festival, if you want to bring the family or other guest who do not ride there will be plenty of entertainment. The Expo Festival feature plenty of vendors, music, fair rides and fireworks after dark.
Registration: 12:00 - 2:00 pm Kick stands up: 2:05 pm
All riders who register before 1:00 pm will be entered for the 1 o'clock raffle drawing, more items will be raffled off after the ride.
If you would like to sponsor our event please contact me.
Learn more about our team here:
Jeff Bardroff 502-330-9042
Sarah Renee Lafferty Memorial Gospel Benefit
Jun 2, 2012 6:00 P.M.
Stumbo Park, Allen, KY
16th Annual Event, Benefit for the National Childrens Cancer Society. An evening of gospel music. Free Admission.
Pauletta Lafferty, 606-874-2259
Swinging for a Cure Golf Memorial in honor of Albert McCowan
Jun 2, 2012 8:00 A.M.
Kearney Hills Golf Course, Lexington, Ky.
The McCowan Family is teaming up with the ALS Association to host the first annual golf scramble and silent auction to raise money for a cure for ALS (better known as Lou Gejrig'Disease. Please help support us by registering for the golf event, sponsoring a hole, come see our silent auction item or just come out to have fun. For event details and registration go to WWW.alsaky.org
Angie McCowan-Bailey 859-492-371
Fur Ever Friends, Inc. Hosts Bikers for Barkers Motorcycle Ride
Jun 2, 2012 10:00 A.M.
Wildcat Harley in London, Kentucky
The ride will begin at Wildcat Harley, travel to the Natural Arch and Cumberland Falls and back to Harley. Cost 20.00 per rider/5.00 for additional rider. Fish fry to follow. Cost: 6.00. 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit our communities animals.
Alzheimer's Association a Round to Remember
Jun 23, 2012 1:30 P.M.
Connemara Golf Course
2327 Lexington Rd
First annual golf scramble benefiting the Alzheimer's Association Greater KY Chapter
When: Saturday, June 23rd 1:30 P.M.
Where: Connemara Golf Course
2327 Lexington Rd
Price per golfer: $100, includes green fees, cart, and lunch (a portion will be tax deductible)
For more information or to reserve your spot, please contact Amber Lakin at email@example.com or (859) 266-5283
BBQ Lunch Fundraiser for Relay for Life
May 16, 2012 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
Courthouse in London
BBQ delivered to you!!!
Join us for a BBQ lunch to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Laurel County.
The Circle of Friends Relay for Life team is hosting a BBQ lunch on May 16th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the courthouse in London. Call ahead to order and you can have the lunch delivered to you!
Boxed lunches will be $7.00 and will include a BBQ pork sandwich, chips, coleslaw, and beans.
To place an order, please call 606-231-3050 by 9am on Wednesday, May 16th.
Licking River Outfitters A 501(3)(Corp) 2nd Annual "Salute the Warriors" Benefit Concert
May 19, 2012 2:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Flat Run Veterans Park, Cynthiana, Ky. 41031
5 dollars a Car Load.
Come join us & Help Salute our Warriors with Music, Games, Food Celebrities, & much more. Silent auctions, gun raffles, opportunities to meet & greet our warriors & their families. All Proceeds (100%)go to fund our Wounded Veterans Hunting program here at Licking River Outfitters Inc. as well as Operation Resilient Warrior.
Order of Appearance:
Hard at It (Blue Grass Band) 2 - 2:45pm
JR Harris (Christian & Instrumental) 3 - 3:45pm
Blue Collar Rebels (Southern Rock) 4 - 4:45pm
Broken Dreams (Blues) 5 - 5:45pm
George Molton (Country) 6 - 6:45pm
Blue Collar Rebels (Southern Rock)7 - 7:45pm
BCR & Broken Dreams (Blues) 7:45 - 8:15pm
("Times Are Subject to Change Without Notice")(Rain or Shine)
"5 Bucks a Car Load" Lawn Chairs & Portable Gazbos Allowed in Certain Areas
Robin Gassett 770-894-9600
AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.) Dining Out for Life 2012
Nov 28, 2012 7:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
Restaurants throughout Lexington and surrounding counties.
For a list of participating restaurants, go to: www.avolky.org.
Dining Out for Life is an international event. On November 28th, part of the proceeds from each official Dining Out for Life restaurant will benefit AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.). Just by dining out, you can make a big difference in the lives of Kentucky families living with HIV/AIDS. Plus, you can register to win some spectacular prizes. AVOL provides nearly a million dollars a year in essential services to men, women, and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS in 72 counties in central and eastern Kentucky. These services help families keep their homes, have enough to eat, and get to medical appointments. You will have an opportunity during your meal to make an additional donation to AVOL above and beyond the contribution of the restaurant. AVOL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Team TECO Relay for Life Bike Ride
Jun 10, 2012 12:00 P.M.
East Ride High School (Pike Co.) Lick Creek, KY
5th Annual bike ride in memory of Warren Thomas Prater, who lost his battle with cancer. All proceeds go the the American Cancer Society.
Fundraiser to Benefit the American Cancer Society
May 5, 2012 12:00 P.M.
Keavy DAV Park
Baptist Regional Medical Center will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society.
May 5, 2012
Keavy DAV Park
Gospel concert starting at 12:00
Corn Hole Tournament
For more information, call Lisa Gomez at Baptist Oncology Associates
Saul Good Restaurant Special Pink Menu
Sep 17, 2012 - Sep 21, 2012 11:30 A.M.-10:00 P.M., 11:30 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
Saul Good Restaurants
Saul Good Restaurant will have a special PINK menu where the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen. Both locations in Lexington participating.
High Hope Steeplechase
May 20, 2012 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Kentucky Horse Park
Enjoy a day of horse racing and activities as we give thanks to our sponsors & supporters
The day will be filled with terrier trails, children’s tents, parade of the Woodford hounds, Cambo the Clown, and of course Horse Racing
The Susan G. Komen Sportswoman's Challenge will begin at 5:45 p.m.
We will be located at the Komen Sponsor Tent for the day
Komen products will be available in the educational booth
Food and drinks will be provided
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859.368.7133
Thursday Night Live Pink Night
May 17, 2012 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Komen will benefit from tips at the beer stations and we will have a Komen Shop set up.
Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Gala
Aug 24, 2012 6:00 P.M.-12:30 A.M.
369 West Vine St
Benefit Photo Session by Peek-A- Boo Photography
May 11, 2012 - May 12, 2012 10:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M.
Concord Baptist Church, Flat Lick Kentucky
one 8 X 10, one 5 x 7 and four wallet size pictures or one 8 X 10 and one key chain picture for $10.00. Proceeds to benefit the construction of a new Youth Center at Concord Baptist Church.
Ride for Cody: Benefit ATV Ride for Local Marine
May 5, 2012 10:00 A.M.
Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park, Hwy 119 - 7 miles east of Pineville, KY
This will be an benefit event hosted by the Holler Crawlers ATV Club. They will be doing guided rides on Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park and surrounding areas. There will be some live music later that evening. We are raising money for the family of a local Marine who was severely injured in Afghanistan. There is no minimum donation, we ask that people give whatever they can afford.
Silent auction, vendor & craft show to support Refuge for Women
May 26, 2012 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Homewood Suites by Hilton
249 Ruccio Way
Lexington, KY 40503
Off Reynolds Road, Behind Meyer
Refuge for Women offers a new beginning for women leaving the sex industry through housing and mentoring. Women are encouraged to develop personal goals to achieve healthy and productive lifestyles, and receive support from dedicated staff and volunteers at the Refuge.
Refuge for Women is a faith-based non-profit organization that does not charge their guests as the work towards healing.
If you would like to participate as a vendor or make a donation for the auction, please contact:
Andrea Reed (859) 608-2881
BRMC's Bark for a Cure Dog Show
May 5, 2012 3:00 P.M.
Keavy DAV Park
Baptist Regional Medical Center if proud to host the
1st Annual BARK FOR A CURE Dog Show
Saturday May 5, 2012 at 3pm
Keavy DAV Park
Proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society
Entry fee $5.00 per category
Categories include: Best Dressed, Best trick, Owner/Dog Look Alike, Most Unusual, Best Rescue, Best in Show
PRIZES WILL BE REWARDED
Please mail your entry form to the address below or register at the event.
Plant Sale benefiting Faith in Action Elder Outreach
Lexington Senior Citizens Center (corner of Alumni and Nicholasville)
Come join us and find plants for your spring garden while supporting a very worthwhile cause!
Making Memories: A Night on Bourbon Street
The Carrick House, 312 N. Limestone
Based on the theme, “A Night on Bourbon Street,” the fundraiser will feature New Orleans-inspired cuisine, bourbon tasting, live music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $85 per person or $1,000 for a table for 10 . The event benefits the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter, including the 24-Hour Helpline, Medic Alert/Safe Return Program, Family Support Groups and respite for caregivers.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Amber Lakin at email@example.com or (859) 266-5283.
Decorators' Showcase 2012
Highland Hall, 6208 Old Richmond Road
Come see this historic 1855 Greek Revival Lexington home transformed by local area interior designers! All proceeds benefit the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass.
For info, to purchase tickets, to reserve lunch, or to book a group:
Humane Society A.L.L. FIESTA Bowl Chili Supper
Russel Acton Folk Center in Berea
HSALL Fiesta Bowl Chili Supper, Friday, April 6, 2012 from 4:30 - 7:30 PM at the Russel Acton Folk Center in Berea. Come for dinner and get a festive, genuine, Fiestaware Bowl to take home!! Entertainment by The Madison Dulcimers. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society Animal League for Life of Madison County. Please come out and show your support!
Humane Society Animal League for Life
Autism Awareness Bike Ride & Bike Night for Autism Awareness
This is a benefit ride to raise money for autism awarness and a fun event to raise awareness in our community.
Jackie Mullins Burke 606-832-1297
or Donna Halcomb 606-335-0110
Spring Branch Baptist Church,Campton,KY
Greetings members of Green Meadows Gospel Music Association. Green Meadows Gospel Music Association is planning a disaster relief benefit concert for the tornado victims around our country on March 25th starting at 6:00 P.M. at the Spring Branch Baptist Church near Bethany,KY. The featured singers are: The Couch Family,Bound for Glory,Revelation 4:11,David Smith & Kenny & Becky Mabry and Viola Little. May God Bless Everyone and Please remember the ones effected by the storms the ravaged through our country in your prayers.
Wailin' for West Liberty Benefit
Austin City Saloon
Wailin' for West Liberty Benefit at Austin City Saloon on Thursday March 29th! Join us for live music, a 50/50 raffle and raffle prizes plus live entertainment provided by Avery Glenn Crabtree, Corey Kenton, Puddin Howell and George Molton. All proceeds go to help the tornado victims in West Liberty. Doors open at 6pm and the band starts at 8pm. Please pass it on!
Heather M Tomi
Heather M Tomi
Benefit For Tornado Victims
Breathitt Co. Shrine Club, Haddix ,Ky
Great Music: Bluegrass, Country, And Gospel, Several Bands Performing, and also having Cake Walks. The cost is 10.00 per person.
Daniel Roberts 606-568-5566 or 606-295-2684
George Griffith 606-568-6994
Benefit For Tornado Victims in Eastern Ky
Breathitt Co. Shrine Club , @ Haddix Ky
Music, and Cake Walk
Daniel Roberts 568-5566
George Griffith 568-6994
Kevin Wilson Benefit Singing for Mill Creek Christian Academy/Daycare
Mar 11, 2012 6:00pm
Mill Creek Baptist Church Stoney Fork, Ky
Mill Creek Christian Academy welcomes Gospel Recording Artist Kevin Wilson for a Benefit Gospel Singing
For more information contact Mary Caldwell 606-337-5320.
“Fundraiser” Singing, Auction, Bake Sale & Dinner
Jan 20, 2012 12:00PM
Lion's Club Stanton, KY
This fundraiser is to help raise money for treatment for Annalei. She is deaf and the treatment to attempt to restore her hearing is quite extensive and very expensive. Any help would be so much appreciated. We're having a singing/dinner/auction and more at The Lions Club in Stanton, KY to raise money for a little girl who needs a miracle. God's word says ask and ye shall receive, so were asking for your support. If you would like to help in any way please contact anyone at Living Water Church. We need singers and volunteers for those two days and I promise it will be a blessing. For more information or make a donation; including auctionable items (all of which are TAX deductible), please contact Pastor Donald Hale at 606.484.1242. We accept PayPal and all major credit cards. To donate by PayPal you can send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put a note in payment stating that it is for Annalei. To donate by regular credit card please call Bonnie Gibbs at 859.398.1036. If no answer, please leave a message and we will try to get back with you as soon as possible. You can mail checks to Bonnie Gibbs 209 Kristie Lane, Mount Sterling, KY 40353. We already have some singers scheduled. The Soldiers of The Cross are scheduled to perform Friday night at approximately 7:00 PM. The Gospel Kidds are scheduled to perform Saturday night. Time TBA. Thank you so very much! May God richly bless you :-} Living Water Church
Bonnie Gibbs 859.398.1036
ARTS & CRAFTS FOR A CURE FESTIVAL
May 7, 2011 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
805 North Maple Street
The ARTS & CRAFTS FOR A CURE FESTIVAL will be held at 805 North Maple Street in Winchester, Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The event will include fun for the entire family: Festival shopping, great food, drawings, live entertainment, and cruise-in for a cure. Bring your cars, trucks, and motorcycles. All vendor booth rental fees are 100% donated to the American Cancer Society!
RIDE THE RIDE SO THE KIDS CAN WALK
HAZARD REGISTRATION AT WALMART 8 TO 9 AND LONDON LONG RIDER LEATHER 10 TO 11 WITH PULL OUT TO HOSPITAL 11:30
MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO BENEFIT SHRINERS HOSPITAL
APPALACHIAN RIDER WEB SITE AND JOHN CHANEY 606-589-0003
7TH ANNUAL PAGEANT OF WIGS
Apr 23, 2011 8:00 PM - 12:00 MIDNIGHT
THE ARTS PLACE
161 North Mill Street
The 7th Annual Pageant of Wigs will be held at The Arts Place, 161 North Mill Street in Lexington, Saturday, April 23, 8:00 pm - 12 midnight. THE SENSATIONS will provide music and entertainment. The event will also include: Ruth Hunt Candy, heavy hors d'ouvres, open bar, and auction items. Proceeds will continue to provide chemotherapy patients with financial assistance to purchase wigs. Tickets are $50 in advance; or $60 at the door.
MIDWAY COLLEGE SIFE TEAM - HELPING TO 'CAN' HUNGER
Feb 11, 2011 - Feb 13, 2011 N/A
1063 New Circle Road N.E.
Lexington, Kentucky 40505
Members of the Midway College SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) Team are gearing up to help 'can' hunger in Fayette and Woodford Counties. The Midway SIFE Team encourages everyone to support their food drive by bringing a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal to Sam's Club.