$2,000 raised from Valor Run
ASHLAND - More than 200 runners participated in the second annual Valor Run, sponsored by King’s Daughters Medical Center and Marshall Orthopaedics on Saturday. KDMC presented a $2,000 check from proceeds to the Supportive Service for Veteran Families, a program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The SSVF promotes housing stability among very-low income veteran families who reside in or are transitioning to permanent housing. The VA has made it its mission to end veteran homelessness by 2015.
Lights of Love set for 30th year
RUSSELL - Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will have the 30th installment of Lights of Love on Dec. 3.
The Adult Handbell Choir from Advance Memorial United Methodist Church in Flatwoods, under the direction of Diana Williams, will play at 6:15 p.m. at the front entrance. The Ironton High School Traveling Choir will sing at 6:30 p.m.
The annual tree lighting ceremony will follow. Two-year-old Evan Laber will light this year’s tree. Refreshments will be served.
With a $5 donation to Lights of Love, a Christmas light on the tree will be dedicated in honor or memory of a loved one. Proceeds benefit the hospital’s Lifeline service — a home-emergency response unit that provides seniors assistance at the push of a button.
The Lifeline system is a unit connected to the telephone, allowing the Lifeline user to utilize a small remote control to signal for help in the event of an emergency. A call center is notified to send help when signaled.
$2,000 raised from Valor Run
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Second trial delay sought
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Accelerating the positive
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Bike season in full swing
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What's happening: 4/21/14
Fan Fest, an open house at King’s Daughters Medical center’s Specialties Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Marshall Orthopaedics, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at offices in Suite G30 of Medical Plaza B, 613 23rd St.
Crime victims’ group to host conference
Kentucky Voices for Victims of Crime, an advocacy organization for those who have suffered at the hands of criminals, will have its annual memorial conference next week.
Boyd FFA to have test drive fundraiser
The Boyd County FFA Chapter will have a test-drive fundraiser at Superior Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Ashland from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday to raise money for the National FFA Organization in support of local FFA chapter leadership programs.
Ashland woman develops pregnancy journals for mom, dad
An Ashland woman has a way of helping parents everywhere.
Wendy Sparks, 47, wrote The journals, which are for parents to keep for themselves and their children during pregnancy.
Acres and acres of eggs
A dozen volunteers spent the morning Saturday scattering more than 6,000 plastic eggs around the Greenup County Farm Bureau’s 10-acre field Saturday morning.
Volunteers to pack thousands of meals for hungry Haitians
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