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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted: 03/26/2012 - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Kentucky leads the way...in blanketing our Commonwealth in blue and silver pinwheels. The blue and silver pinwheel is a symbol of childhood and forms the cornerstone of the national Pinwheels for Prevention child abuse awareness campaign being conducted throughout the nation. Kentucky’s campaign, the second largest in the nation, is being coordinated through Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky

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Learn more about Your Center of Learning’s Online LIVE classes on April 3 at a free informational session at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset

Updated: 04/16/2012 - Online LIVE classes – live, expert instruction on the Web in the nation’s leading technical training courses – are now available through The Center for Rural Development’s Your Center of Learning business and workplace training program. Learn more about advanced technical training at a FREE informational session from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 (at traffic light 15) in Somerset, KY. Community representatives, business leaders, and employers in your area are invited to attend this informational session presented by The Center and New Horizons Computer Learning Center, our e-learning and training partners. Please consider publishing the attached news release, posting the information on your Website, or wherever you feel is appropriate. Online Live is an integrated learning experience, using the Internet to provide live, interactive lessons between an instructor and students.

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Jefferson County Students Visit Toyota North America Production Support Center

Posted: 03/23/2012 - “The plant was more modern than I expected, and the visit changed what I usually think about manufacturing,” said Iroquois High School sophomore Brian Reed. Reed was impressed by the Toyota facility at Georgetown, Ky. and the way people work together with technology to create a product, in this case a Toyota Camry.

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'Kentucky Cares' campaign surpasses $400,000

Posted: 03/09/2012 - Today's Kentucky Cares Telethon in partnership with the American Red Cross, WKYT, Clear Channel Radio, the Lexington-Herald Leader, and UK IMG Sports Marketing raised $404,682.

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'Kentucky Cares' campaign plans tornado relief effort for Friday

Updated: 03/05/2012 - It's a combination that proves "Kentucky Cares." On Friday -- the day Kentucky Wildcats make their 2012 Southeastern Conference tournament debut in New Orleans -- the American Red Cross is joining forces with WKYT, The Lexington-Herald Leader, Clear Channel Radio, UK IMG Sports Marketing and Central Bank in the "Kentucky Cares" campaign to make sure the victims of last week's tornado outbreak remain in everyone's thoughts.

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KSP posts to help tornado victims

Posted: 03/05/2012 - People wanting to help tornado victims can drop off items at State Police posts starting Tuesday.

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The Voices of Tomorrow Win Big at Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

Posted: 03/04/2012 - The 7th Annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition awarded more than half a million dollars in scholarship prizes to fifteen students, coming from as far as Korea, who will be beginning their studies at the University of Kentucky this fall semester.

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Jean R. Hale to speak at Lexington NAWBO March Meeting

Posted: 03/02/2012 - Jean R. Hale to speak at Lexington NAWBO March Meeting. Ms. Hale holds a BS in Business and a minor in Mathematics from Pikeville College (now University of Pikeville) both of which have been very useful in her chosen profession.

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Clay County schools launch campaign to fight dropout rates

Updated: 03/01/2012 - After struggling for years with high school dropout rates that exceeded both the state and national averages, educators in Clay County are joining with community leaders, parents, and students to fight one of the region’s greatest educational challenges.

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Search on for State’s Outstanding Senior Volunteers

Posted: 03/01/2012 - The Home Instead Senior Care® office serving seniors in Clark, Madison, Jessamine and Garrard Counties has announced the Salute to Senior Service program to honor senior volunteers for the tireless contributions they make to their local communities.

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37th Annual Central Kentucky Home, Garden & Flower Show

Posted: 03/01/2012 - The Central Kentucky Home, Garden & Flower Show is the largest and longest-running show of its kind in Kentucky. Presented since 1976 at Lexington Center’s Heritage Hall and Rupp Arena, the title sponsor of this 37th annual show is AAA Insurance.

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Gas prices starting to jump

Updated: 02/22/2012 - Gas prices at some stations in the Lexington area has jumped to $3.75 a gallon.

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GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW HOME FOR A DISABLED VETERAN AND HIS FAMILY

Updated: 01/21/2013 - Home Builders Care, the charitable arm of the Home Builders Association of Lexington (HBAL), is proud to announce the recipient of the HBC Disabled Veteran’s Home is Kenyata Johnson. The ground breaking ceremony will be held Monday, February 20, at 10:00 a.m., at 464 Shropshire Avenue, which is located in the Equestrian View neighborhood.

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