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6. Drain the tub & refill it with cold water. 7. Run the jets for another 10 minutes as a rinse. 8. Drain the tub and wipe clean with a soft cloth. Repeat cleaning as necessary.

National College recently hosted the Bluegrass Reentry Council’s ‘BRC Information Panel Discussion at the Hamburg campus. The BRC is dedicated to providing a wide variety of services to previously incarcerated individuals so they may have a smooth transition back into society. The panel members provided information on job availability, hiring parameters, GED information, adult education offerings in the community, housing and many other much-needed services which the ex-offenders need to facilitate their successful re-entry into the community. There were nearly 50 attendees from area social service agencies, counseling center, corporations and armed forces facilities. Photo by Earlane Cox

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To All Our Valued Customers, Readers & Friends, “The world’s favorite season is the spring. 
All things seem possible in May.”
- Edwin Way Teale This wish for you Mother is straight from the heart. 
With more special meaning 
than words can impart ... 
May your day hold pleasures
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And remember each day 
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This month’s cover feature — Lexington Fertility Center. Helping dreams become reality. They are now accepting new patients.

We hope you enjoy this issue, choke full of great ideas and fun stuff to do all month long. As always, thanks for your continued support. Sincerely,

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Komen Lexington grants over $300,000 to local groups fighting breast cancer The Lexington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen

The organizations receiving one-year grants

has granted over $300,000 to 14 Kentucky-

from Komen Lexington are as follows:

-based organizations funding lifesaving,

Kentucky Pink Connection, Lexington

screening, patient navigation, treatment

Fayette County Health Department, King’s

support and treatment programs. Since the

Daughters Medical Center, Saint Elizabeth

affiliate’s inception in 1996, Komen Lexing-

Medical Center, North Central Area Health

ton has helped fund over $1.5 million for

Education Center, American Cancer Soci-

local programs, funding potentially lifesav-

ety Hope Lodge, Saint Joseph Breast Center,

ing services for the underserved and the

Saint Claire Regional Appalachian Breast

uninsured men and women.

Care Program, Madison County Health Department, Kentucky Woman’s Cancer

“Komen Lexington is extremely proud

Screening Program, Our Lady of Bellefonte

to provide these local organizations with

Hospital, Saint Joseph Martin Hospital,

funding for their programs,” said Jennifer

Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center and

Bricking, executive director for Komen

Marcum &Wallace Memorial Hospital.

Lexington. “Each one of these programs helps close the disparity gaps and provides

About the Susan G. Komen for the Cure ®

access to quality care for men and women

Susan G. Komen for the Cure,® the global

with the greatest need in our 58 counties

leader of the breast cancer movement, has

across Kentucky.”

invested more than $1.9 billion since inception in 1982. As the world’s largest grass-

A big portion of the Lexington affiliates

roots network of breast cancer survivors

funding will be geared toward outpatient

and activists, we’re working together to

services along with patient navigation. Pa-

save lives, empower people, ensure quality

tient navigation is defined as a service that

care for all and energize science to find the

provides breast health education and guid-

cures. Thanks to events like the Susan G.

ance to patients, families and caregivers to

Komen Race for the Cure® and the Susan G.

make informed decisions while collaborat-

Komen 3-Day for the Cure®, and generous

ing with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure

contributions from our partners, sponsors

timely breast cancer screening, diagnosis,

and fellow supporters, we have become the

treatment and supportive care. It ensures

largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated

that no person is lost in the healthcare sys-

to the fight against breast cancer in the

tem and it is one way Komen Lexington is

world. For more information please call

addressing the alarming mortality dispari-

859.368.7133 or visit www.komenlexington.

ties facing Kentucky’s men and women.

org.


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Beautiful Baby Belly Contest to support March Of Dimes

Baby Belly Pregnancy Spa & Imaging Center has invited moms to enter pictures of their pregnant bellies into its “Beautiful Baby Belly Contest” for the second year in a row. The Beautiful “Baby Belly” Contest starts today and winners will be announced on Mother’s Day (May 13th). Photos must be submitted by April 30, and voting will happen between May 1 and May 12 on Baby Belly’s Facebook Page. For every vote, Baby Belly will donate $1 to the March of Dimes. The winner will be announced on Mother’s Day. “At Baby Belly, we think pregnant bellies are a beautiful thing, and we wanted to give moms a chance to show theirs off for a chance to win some great prizes while also supporting the March of Dimes,” Owner Crystal Nichols said. “We’re looking for bellies of all shapes and

sizes, and we’re hoping moms will get creative and have some fun creating their photo ... no professional photographer necessary!” Over $1,500 worth of prizes have been donated by Baby Belly, Robin Allen Photography, Baby Bundles of Lexington, Mama Mio, Kalencom, Birthing Gown, Grandparent Gift Company and more. Prizes will be given based on the most votes to the top three, but Baby Belly will also award two Chocolate Cherry Indulgence Pedicures for The Most Unique/Creative Belly Shot and the photo that Best Represents the Journey to Motherhood. Photos must be submitted through Baby Belly Spa’s Facebook page and entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST April 30. A full list of contest rules and prizes can be found at www.babybellyspa.com/bellycontest.

Baby Belly Pregnancy Spa & Ultrasound Imaging Center, located in Hamburg Pavilion in Lexington, caters to the unique needs of expecting women and new Moms. The spa offer a full range of specially designed spa services, 4D ultrasounds performed by certified sonographer and a maternity boutique. Gift certificates are available. The money raised by the March of Dimes helps fund research to find treatments and preventions for birth defects and it supports programs in our community that give moms the best chance of a healthy, full-term pregnancy.


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Greenbrier Country Club, EJ Hayes Middle School partner to form golf club can be played by all ages,” she said. Greenbrier Golf & Country Club has partnered with Edythe J. Hayes Middle School to create an The game also teaches many life lessons, which are being emphasized through the program. after-school golf club.

to think of the potential for the EJH golf club in seasons to come,” Williams said. “It would be fantastic to see our program blossom citywide and introduce more students to the game of golf.”

“We aren’t just teaching kids to swing a golf club; we are teaching them how to conduct themselves About Greenbrier Golf & Country Club on a golf course, which ties into life skills and Greenbrier Golf and Country Club is the premiere private club in the region, offering members the strong moral values,” she said. finest in services and amenities — casual dining, The EJH golf club meets twice per week for six a comfortable clubhouse, swimming, family oriconsecutive weeks at Greenbrier, though the ented activities, plus a 19-acre lake for fishing. month of May. Each week includes a play day and The EJ Hayes Golf Club is the vision of Greenbri- a practice day. Play days are designed to group Throughout the year, Greenbrier plans a full calener Golf & Country Club General Manager Kelly students together to play golf in a team format. dar of social and golf activities for all ages. FaciliWilliams. Williams, who is a PGA member and Practice days are designed to give the kids hands- ties may be reserved for private business or social avid golfer, sees an outstanding opportunity to on instruction from Greenbrier’s staff of PGA receptions and dinner parties. A fully equipped golf shop serves the golfer and that special gift grow the game of golf through the school system. professionals. buyer. A championship golf course and practice “Golf is a game that children can play into adult- “This idea came together quickly, and we are facilities including a practice range, putting green hood all the way through retirement. Soccer, excited at the support received from the staff at and short game area, played host to the Kentucky baseball, basketball — those games all become EJHMS. We are thrilled to have over 20 students Open three times in the Club’s 40 year history, physically more difficult with age, whereas golf participating in our first season. It is exciting most recently in 1999. The club consists of sixth and seventh grade students of varying ability levels who have a desire to learn about and improve their golf swing. School counselor Alan Ford jumped at the opportunity to sponsor the club and attends each event as a representative from the Fayette County Public School System.


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Decorators’ Showcase to benefit nursing home ombudsman agency $15 tour price (sorry, no discount on the lunch price) but must book tour and lunch in advance.  Daily lunches catered by Sam Sears of South-Van Events. Presale tickets are $12 and will be available April 13 - May 10 at:   house - 1535 Delaware Avenue (visit their new location at 250 Walton Ave. beginning May 8); Hubbuch & Co. - 456 E. High Street; Nursing Home Ombudsman office - 1530 Nicholasville Road; Norwalk Furniture & Design - 2200 War Admiral Way. The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency (NHOA) of the Bluegrass will hold the 23rd Decorators’ Showcase at Highland Hall, a historic, privately-owned home in Lexington dating back to 1855. The house, located at 6208 Old Richmond Road, is one of the original Shelby Houses of Fayette County. Many talented interior and exterior designers will decorate each room and the exterior of the home. Participating designers include: Carriage Trade, Counter Culture Plus, Creative Kitchen and Bath, John Enochs, For Friends, Gratz Park Inn, Greentree Antiques, house, Housewarmings, Hubbuch & Co., J. Stuart Hurt,   Ivy

Downs Interiors, Keeneland Gift Shop, L. V. Harkness, Lexington Furniture, Norwalk Furniture & Design, Scout Antiques, Thoroughbred Antique Gallery and Troy Johnson and Julie McDearmon. Public tours will be available Wednesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 4 p.m.  The house will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Sunday, May 27.  Lunch is $10 (Wednesday - Saturday: 11 a.m. 1:30 p.m.)  Lunch reservations are recommended for all; reservations are required for groups of six or more. Groups of 10 or more receive a 20 percent discount off

For info, to purchase tickets, to reserve lunch, or to book a group: call 859-277-9215, visit www.decshowcase.com or email decoratorsshowcase2012@gmail.com All proceeds from the Decorators’ Showcase will benefit NHOA.  NHOA is an independent, non-profit agency that provides trained, certified ombudsmen for all long-term care residents in the bluegrass. They serve as advocates for each resident — identifying, investigating and working to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of all residents.  For more information about NHOA, call (859) 277-9215, email at nhoa@ombuddy.org or visit www.ombuddy.org.


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The Hamburg Journal is happy to provide the following business-related news from our area: Courtyard South Hamburg in completes major lobby renovation

and sports headlines. Guests can navigate using the touch-screen to find restaurants, local attractions and directions.

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) announced that the 90-room Courtyard by Marriott South located at 1951 Pleasant Ridge Drive in Lexington has completed a major renovation of its lobby. The hotel now features the brand’s new refreshing business lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility to work and socialize however they choose while on the road.

Guests can connect to free WiFi and there are ample electrical outlets throughout the lobby to power digital devices. The enlarged business library features several complimentary computer terminals along with a free printer and separate computer stations dedicated to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what travelers want from a hotel,” said Janis Milham, vice-president, Global Brand manager, Courtyard by Marriott. “Guests want more control and choice with services and amenities that create a healthy balance between working and relaxing. We redefined the Courtyard lobby so it invites guests to get out of their rooms to work, socialize or for entertainment, whether traveling alone or with colleagues.” The open, bright and contemporary new Courtyard hotel lobby welcomes guests with vivid contrasting colors, including blue, green, orange and red. The traditional front desk is replaced with separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private interactions when guests check in. This will allow staff to move about to show guests the lobby features and provide assistance. Flexible seating options range from a communal table in the middle of the action to more private media booths with high-definition televisions, to a more intimate, semi-enclosed lounge area. A signature element of the new lobby is the exclusive GoBoard® technology, a 52-inch LCD touch-screen packed with local information, maps, weather, news, business

Dining has been completely redesigned with The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. which offers casual, flexible seating; easier access to food and higher quality, healthier menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, wine and beer so guests can unwind. The MarketTM ­— a 24/7 shop for snacks, beverages and sundries — is always open for late-night cravings or the toothpaste you forgot to pack. Green has been Courtyard’s signature color since Marriott launched the brand 25 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal will be conveniently located by side exits.

Midway welcomes new coordinator for sport management program Midway College has announced that Michelle Smith joined its faculty as coordinator of the sport management program. Prior to joining Midway, Smith worked at Eastern Kentucky University as an associate professor in exercise and sport science. She is currently working on completing her Ed.D in sport management where her

interests are in emotional intelligence and coaching effectiveness. Smith’s formal education includes an master’s of science in sport management from the University of Kentucky and bachelor of science in marketing from Middle Tennessee State University. Before teaching in higher education, Smith worked for Host Communications with the Corporate Partner Program through the NCAA and helped develop a marketing strategy for The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA). She lives in Lexington with her 13-yearold son Bryce and enjoys being involved in his academic and athletic pursuits. She has also devoted 20-plus years to the game of golf in which she coaches a high school golf team, develops and teaches youth golf camps and gives individual and group golf lessons. Midway College offers the bachelor of arts in sport management for its residential students as part of the women’s college and as a degree completion degree in the evenings through the School for Career Development.  

Masterson Station Park clean-up event postponed The clean-up event for Masterson Station Park, scheduled for April 21, is being postponed due to rain forecast for Saturday morning. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The Masterson Station Park event is part of the 2012 Great American Cleanup (GAC) and is sponsored by Coca-Cola, the Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission, Bluegrass PRIDE and the city’s Division of Parks and Recreation. The Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program involving an estimated 3.9 million volunteers and participants. More than 50 GAC events have been scheduled in Lexington between March 1 and May 31. For more information on the GAC in Lexington and the Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission, visit www.keeplexingtonbeautiful.com.

May 2012 Board of Health chooses 2012 Public Health Heroes Award winners The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Board of Health has selected Vickie Blevins and Jay McChord as the 2012 Public Health Heroes. The award is given annually to individuals who have demonstrated their dedication to improving the health of Lexington residents. The awards are given each April as part of National Public Health Week (April 2-8). Blevins is the program director of Kentucky Pink Connection, a non-profit organization that helps link women to the screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Now in its fourth year, the program has helped more than 3,000 women. Blevins is active at health fairs and shares information about breast cancer options at health departments, hospitals, doctors’ office, community events and fundraisers. She has also been part of a grassroots group developing a plan for a mobile mammography van for central and eastern Kentucky. McChord, who represents the 9th District on the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council, helped create the 2nd Sunday program, which encourages all forms of physical activity in an effort to promote better health. The event began in June 2008 with the participation of 70 counties and grew to 115 counties in 2010. McChord also created the Healthways Task Force to help Lexington and other communities understand how to build trails to achieve better health. In a four-year span, he helped raise more than $15 million to build more than 15 miles of trails in Lexington. McChord is also one of the creators of the Legacy Trail, a nine-mile trail connecting downtown Lexington to the Kentucky Horse Park. Blevins and McChord were recognized at the April 9 Board of Health meeting held at the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department. For additional information, find the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department on Facebook or on Twitter at twitter.com/LFCHD.


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Large crowd attends McConnell fund-raiser A large crowd of supporters attended a political fund-raiser for Republican Senator Mitch McConnell April 20 at Forcht Bank in Hamburg. The event was held to raise funds for Senator McConnell’s 2014 re-election campaign. McConnell is currently the Senate republican leader, having held that position since 2006. He was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1984. He made history that year as the first Republican to win a statewide Kentucky race since 1968. His re-election victory in 2008 is also one for the record books; he won nearly 1 million votes, the most ever received for a Kentuckian in a statewide race. McConnell graduated with honors from the University of Louisville and is also a graduate of the University of Kentucky

Sen. Mitch McConnell College of Law. Before his election to the U.S. Senate, he served as judge-executive of Jefferson County from 1978 to 1984. He currently serves as a senior member of the Appropriations, Agriculture and Rules Committees, and is married to Elaine Chao, who served as former President George W. Bush’s secretary of labor.

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Forcht Bank names new mortgage specialist Forcht Bank has announced the selection of Adrian Lyons as its new mortgage specialist for the Lexington market. Lyons utilizes over 13 years of experience in the mortgage/finance industry to provide clients with clear and concise information to help them identify and accomplish their mortgage goals. He graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. degree in Humanities. Lyons lives in Lexington with his wife, daughter and two dogs. When not helping clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, volunteering in the community and church or participating in outdoor activities including

Adrian Lyons distance running, adventure racing, snow sports and playing or coaching soccer.

Forcht Bank names Louisville market president Forcht Bank announced today the selection of Jason E. Stuecker as its new market president for the Louisville market. Before coming to Forcht Bank, Stuecker served as vice president at Stock Yards Bank & Trust. Stuecker has extensive background and experience with commercial banking in the Louisville market, deep ties to the community and a strong belief in a service-oriented community banking culture. Stuecker earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his MBA from Bellarmine University. Stuecker, a life-long resident of Louisville, is a husband and father of two

Jason E. Stuecker children. He is active in his community in a variety of civic organizations including March of Dimes and his parish.


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Farmers’ market celebrates 37 years and Maxwell Street from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Lexington Farmers’ Market, a member-owned agricultural cooperative, will be celebrating its 37th season this year and the quality offerings are as plentiful as ever. Customers can buy directly from the market members and find favorite fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, meats, cheeses, flowers, bedding and garden plants, honey, wine, body care products, baked goods, prepared foods, specialty items and more. The Lexington Farmers’ Market will be open every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Nov, 24 in Cheapside Park next to the Lexington History Museum located in the old Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street. Free parking can be found in the Financial Center Garage or in any available street space near the market.

In addition to the weekly market offerings, many special events are planned including cooking demonstrations with local chefs, craft and educational tables for children and book signings by local authors. Also scheduled this year are the second annual Farm to Pool dinner and the third annual Taste of the Farm in the City dinner, both of which feature professionally prepared meals using ingredients grown and raised by the members of the Lexington Farmers’ Market. Also, customers will be able to visit their favorite farms on the fifth annual Farm Tour!

The Southland Drive market runs every Sunday through Oct, 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also offers free parking in the lots adjacent to the market.

The Lexington Farmers’ Market gladly accepts EBT (also known as SNAP) Cards, Debit Cards, WICFarmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC-FMNP) vouchers and Senior FMNP vouchers. EBT Cards can be swiped at the Lexington Farmers’ Market information table in exchange for tokens that can be used on all qualified food items. Similarly, debit cards can be swiped and exchanged for tokens and be spent just like cash on all items at the market.

In May, the market expands to four days a week. Every Tuesday and Thursday, growers will set up in the Rupp Arena parking lot at the corner of South Broadway

For more information about the Lexington Farmers’ Market 2012 scheduled events or to schedule interviews with local growers, please visit the website at


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Taste of the Bluegrass tickets on sale now Tickets for the 32nd annual Taste of the

angle Grille, Turf Catering, Vue and The

Bluegrass are on sale at www.godspan-

Wholesome Chef LLC.

try.org and at Lexington area Kroger and Central Bank locations.

Beverage distributors lined up for the event are: Acres of Land Winery, Alltech

This year’s event is May 18 at 7 p.m. at

Beverage Division, Buffalo Trace Distill-

Keeneland’s Keene Barn and Entertain-

ery, Café Citadelle, Chrisman Mill Vine-

ment Center and is presented by Quant-

yard and Winery, Clark Distributing,

rell Auto Group, with sponsorship from

Coca-Cola, Consumers Choice Coffee,

Central Bank, Big Ass Fans, UPS, Ken-

Four Roses Distillery, john conti coffee;

tucky Utilities and M&M Sanitation.

Kentucky Eagle Beer; Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery, Maker’s Mark Distill-

This year, the Kentucky Proud Pavil-

ery, MonTea, Pepsi Cola of Lexington,

ion again features local band The Fe-

Shenanigans Wine & Spirits, Southern

ver, which is sponsored by Dinsmore &

Wine & Spirits, Talon Winery, West

Shohl.

Sixth Brewery, Willett Distillery and Wine Styles of Lexington.

The Taste of the Bluegrass, a well-known and much anticipated annual event, an-

The event includes a large silent auction

nually features great local restaurants

with packages sure to appeal to every-

and beverage distributors sharing their

one.

signature dishes and beverages and a silent auction.

General admission tickets are $75 per person ($50 of which is tax deductible

The event is hosted by God’s Pantry

and the price includes alcoholic bever-

Food Bank and the Bluegrass Chapter of

ages.) Tickets must be purchased in ad-

the Kentucky Restaurant Association.

vance.

Restaurant and food distributors par-

A limited number of preview package

ticipating in this year’s event are: Alltech

tickets are also available. This $125 op-

Angus, Azur Restaurant, BabyCakes

tion includes early admission to the

Cupcakes, Blue Bell Creameries, Blue-

event, giving purchasers an additional

grass Hospitality Group, Chuy’s, Dad’s

half hour to peruse the food and bever-

Favorites Cheese Spreads, The Fresh

age offerings before the doors open to

Market, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Giuseppe’s Ris-

the general public.

torante Italiano, Good Foods Market & Café, Goodfellas Pizzeria, Great Harvest

The preview package tickets are only

Bread Company, JW’s Steakhouse, Larry

available online at godspantry.org or by

Mac’s Cheese Spreads, Lexington Pasta, The Lock & Key Café, Louisiana Passion, Mi Pequeña Hacienda, Saul Good Restaurant & Pub, Sharps Candies, She

calling 859-288-5332.

Bakes Cakes, The Soup Kitchen, Steve’s

for $1,000.

A limited number of reserved tables with seating for 10 people are available

Ready to Dip Cheeses, Sullivan University, Sutton’s Restaurant, Sweet Revenge

For more information, contact Susie

Cake Co., Teodora Bakery-Café, Tri-

Basham at 859-288-5332.


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Hamburg Journal8 27 love, self-empowerment and vitality at

Barnes and Noble Storytimes for May B/N Jr. at Barnes and Noble in Hamburg have storytimes at 10 a.m. each Tuesday. Each storytime includes a story from a classic or recent book and an activity or craft. Dates for May storytimes and books that will be told

Domino Displays, Magic or Science?, Art From Other Lands, Renaissance Kids: INVENT and Shoe Sculpture Stories. Classes for children kindergarten through 12th grade are offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Students may select one or two classes or bring their lunch and stay the whole day!  

in May are as follows:

Teen and adult classes are also available

Tues., May 1

and classes for pre-school students are

Press Here by Herve Tullet Tues., May 8 Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney Tues., May 15 Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone Tues., May 22 Red, White, and Blue by John Herman Tues., May 29 Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crocket Johnson

Creative child, adult classes offered this summer The Living Arts & Science Center is now taking registrations for an exciting nine weeks of summertime fun and creative learning in the arts and sciences. Over 40 professional artists and scientists will be presenting 160 classes for children 2 years of age up to adults.  Beginning June 4, nine week-long sessions of classes will offer creative fun in a wide range of artistic and scientific media. Students may design their own partial and full-day sessions by selecting from over 160 age-specific classes in subjects such as  filmmaking, cartooning, animation, robot building, architecture, photography, painting, dance

on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, available on weekday mornings. Weekly classes range in price from $25 to $85. The complete schedule can be seen and registrations made online at www. LASCLEX.org. Or, call the Living Arts & Science Center to receive a copy of Imagine That!, the complete schedule of summer classes and other program-

May 4

Phoenix Institute, 655 Lima Drive.  Dis-

Frankfort/Lexington Links Incorporated Derby Eve Gal-

meeting May 6 at 7:30 p.m.  Lea Schultz

Please join the Frankfort/Lexington chapter of The Links, incorporated May 4 for the annual Derby Eve Gala at the Embassy Suites Lexington for an

cover Samuel at the free First Sunday has been channeling Samuel since 1984.  Please stay for a vegan reception afterward.  Call (859) 231-8449 for details or go to www.discoversamuel.

evening of dinner, dancing and a silent

com.  This is a recurring event that

auction. Our live entertainment for the

takes place the first Sunday of every

evening will be the Unlimited Band.

month.   

Contact Melissa Hagans at 859-4218665. Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Annual Old Friends homecoming

Martinis on the Lawn at Keeneland

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retire-

Oak’s Day. Martinis on the Lawn will

its annual homecoming fund-raiser, at

be held in Lower Club and on the club

4 p.m. BBQ, live & silent auctions, live

lawn at Keeneland. $40 tickets include

music, farm tours and more.Tickets are

live music, light buffet and complimen-

$25; shareholders and members are $15.

tary martini.

To reserve, call (502) 863-1775. 4 p.m.

ment Facility in Georgetown, will hold

1841 Paynes Depot Rd, Georgetown

May 5

ming.   

Derby Bash

Brunch & Bibelots

Derby Day. Keeneland hosts the Derby

Wrap up the Derby festivities with

May 3

Bash which will be held in the En-

fabulous food and delightful company

2012 Kentucky Bluegrass Wine Auction & Derby Gala

tertainment Center and Keene Barn.

while enjoying the beautiful, season-

Tickets include buffet lunch, souvenir

ally appropriate scenery of Kentucky

The Lexington Cancer Foundation,

program and complimentary mint

horse farms! The Headley-Whitney

julep. $50pp in open-air Keene Barn,

Museum invites you to attend “Brunch

$60pp in temperature-controlled Enter-

and Bibelots,” a post-Derby celebration

tainment Center. Live music in Keene

and fund-raiser to benefit the museum.

Barn.

Contact Shayna Shia at 859-255-6653

Inc. (LCF) will host its seventh annual Kentucky Bluegrass Wine Auction and Derby Gala. The nation’s only charity wine event integrating fine wine and equestrian culture. Contact Kristi

Time: 11a.m.-2 p.m, Location: Headley-

tion. Time: 6 p.m. Location: Donamire

Derby Day Stakes (5K/10K/15K) at Coldstream

Farm

5K, 10K, 15K and “Mile and a Quarter”

Martin at 859-388-2620 for informa-

Fun Run to benefit Madi Phillips and

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Other Tales

her family. T-shirts for all participants.

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents The

second and third in the 5/10/15K races

Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Peter and the Wolf, Mother Goose Adventures and a Huapango ballet. Under the direction of Adalhi Aranda Corn, BYB’s mixed

Overall and age group prizes for first, timed. Contact: Bob Baney at 8599475-3232. 8:30 a.m. Embassy Suites at Coldstream Research Park.

Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington.

May 10 MOPS meeting MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, but don’t let that confuse you. MOPS is about meeting the needs of every mom of a child from conception through kindergarten. Whether you’re urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home, working, teen,

music production, Chinese dance,

repertoire performance is sure to be

May 6

adoptive, special-needs, single or married,

digital art, sculpture, drawing, ceram-

family friendly, high energy, colorful

ics, bookbinding, fiber art, printmak-

and fun! Tickets $14.50-$17.50. Contact

Samuel at the free First Sunday meeing

Brooks. Time: 6-8:30p every 2nd Thurs.

ing, and more. All classes are unique

the Bluegrass Youth Ballet at 859-233-

Spiritual or religious?  Open minds

and include topics such as Build Your

3535 for tickets. Time: 7 p.m. Location:

lead to open hearts. Experience the

Own Dream Home, ArtGineers, Daring

Lexington Opera House.

difference that leads to a life of living

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www.hamburgjournal.com secrets. This show was created by Kengreat, food, fun, and magic for those

Thursday Night Live presents Sunday Best

looking for mystery in their evening.

Free public concert in the park. Enjoy

Family fun with a touch of class for the

beverages and food from local res-

ardent magic enthusiast. Contact John

taurants. Free admission. Food and

Shore at 859-536-6245. Time: 6 p.m.

beverages are available for purchase.

(seating). deSha’s of Lexington.

4:30-7:30 p.m. Fifth Third Pavilion at

tucky magician John Shore to provide

Thursday Night Live presents

Arts Fair in Gratz Park, stop by the

Johnson Brothers

Carnegie Center for signing and book

Free public concert-in-the-park. Enjoy

sales by fabulous Kentucky authors. If

beverages and food from local restaurants. FREE admission - food and beverages are available for purchase on a cash basis. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park

you are an author interested in selling your book(s), please email lwhitaker@ carnegiecenterlex.org. Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dancing with the Lexington Stars

May 10, 15

Please join us for the second annual

The Retirement Income Solution

Dancing with the Lexington Stars, an

Dinner will be served following the

celebrities with professional dancers in

event. Come learn about the “The Retirement Inocome Solution.” This workshop is designed primarily for those nearing or in retirement and will be held at Sal’s Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. The event is hosted by Family Wealth Group. RSVP at 859309-0349 or reserve your spot online at www.thefamilywealthgroup.com.  Limited seating is available.

exciting competition which pairs local support of two wonderful charities. All proceeds from this event will benefit Surgery On Sunday, Inc. & the Lexington Rotary Club Endowment Fund. Black tie optional/cocktail. $100 per person. Tickets can be ordered online or over the phone. (859) 389-8100. 6:30-midnight. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

Decorators’ Showcase 2012

May 11

Come see this historic Lexington home

Liberty Elementary Spring Fling Carnival

transformed by local area interior

6 p.m. ­9 p.m.

- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday:

Come join in the fun at Liberty’s Spring Fling Carnival! There will be food, games and prizes, inflatables, pony rides, silent auction, music, general store and much more! The carnival is open to the public. The event willl be held at Liberty Elementary School, 2585 Liberty Road. A truly FUN fund-raiser to help support Liberty Elementary

designers. Tours are $15. Wednesday 12 - 4 p.m. Contact: Julie McDearmon 859-277-9215. Location: Highland Hall, Old Richmond Road

Lexington Humane Society’s Mutt Strut It’s that time of year again! Register now for our 15th annual Mutt Strut! This year’s dog-friendly 2K walk, sponsored

School! We hope to see you there!

by PetSmart and Raising Cane’s, will be

May 12

Love.net today for more information

Greenbrier annual garage sale

and to register!

Greenbrier’s annual neighborhood garage sale is May12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

held May 12 at Keeneland! Visit Adopt-

The Kentucky Magic Dinner Theater

Carnegie Center Book Fair

Spend an evening with a Kentucky

While you are out enjoying the Mayfest

personality who is very good at keeping

May 14

Cheapside Park

Dine out to help out BRCC at Orange Leaf-Tiverton

First Draft Series: Memoir

Help support the Bluegrass Rape Crisis

an entire life. Just recall a vivid slice. To

Center’s vital services by visiting Or-

write memoir is to reclaim a life and its

ange Leaf on May 14. Hand a flyer you

meaning. Normandi Ellis will help you

download to the cashier when you pay

tell the truth about who you are. Free!

and 25 percent of your bill is donated to

Contact Jessica Mohler at (859) 231-

BRCC! Visit bluegrassrapecrisis.org for

5539. 6 pm- 8 pm. Lexington Public

more details!

Library: Central Branch.

May 17

May 18

Education Builds Hope luncheon

MOMs Club of Lexington

11:30 a.m.-noon hospitality/photos

MOMS Club of Lexington - East

with Liz Murray, Coach Calipari and

will hold its monthly meeting at 10

Orlando Antigua; 12:15- 1:30 lunch

a.m. May 18 at Crossroads Christian

program; 1:30 book signing & auto-

Church. MOMS Club is a support

graph session. Contact Carrie Thayer

group for at-home Moms. Visitors are

at 859-225-4673, ext. 107. 11:30 a.m.

welcome. Contact us at 1-859-955-0056

- 1:30 p.m. Carrick House - 312 N.

or momsclublexeast@yahoo.com.

Writing a memoir doesn’t have to cover

Limestone Alzheimer’s Association Education Builds Hope Luncheon

Making Memories 2012

benefits One Parent Scholar House

A Night on Bourbon Street

Join Coach Jon Calipari and Assitant

Come join us for a night of festivities

Coach Orlanda Antigua as they wel-

that includes live music, heavy hors d’

come Liz Murray, the subject of Life-

oeuvres, bourbon tastings from Ken-

time Television’s Emmy-nominated

tucky distillers along with both live and

film Homeless to Harvard, based on her

silent auctions. Funds raised will benefit

best-selling book Breaking Night. All

the Alzheimer’s Association Greater

proceeds go to the One Parent Scholar

Kentucky chapter. Call Amber Lakin at

House. 12:15 p.m. The Carrick House

859-266-5283, ext. 1312. 7-10 p.m. The Carrick House

First Draft Series: Memoir Writing a memoir doesn’t have to cover

Taste of the Bluegrass

an entire life. Just recall a vivid slice. To

The Taste of the Bluegrass showcases

write memoir is to reclaim a life and its

the best food and drink in Central

meaning. Normandi Ellis will help you

Kentucky. More than 60 restaurants and

tell the truth about who you are. Free!

beverage distributors all in one place!

Contact Jessica Mohler at (859) 231-

Plus, live music and a silent auction.

5539. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Lexington Public

Tickets on sale at all Lexington Central

Library: Central Branch.

Bank & Kroger locations or at www.


May 2012 godspantry.org. 7-11 p.m. at Keenel-

pieces. We’ll focus on exercise, produc-

as some of the stunning folk dances

and’s Keene Barn & Entertainment

tion, revision and technique. Designed

that India has to offer, such as Garba,

Center.

for poets but open to all writers. We’ll

Gumar, Karagam and, contemporary

take a short break, so bring your

dances inspired by traditional forms.

lunch. $40. Contact Jessica Mohler at

Contact Angela Williams at 859-225-

Masterson Station Park

(859)254-4175. 10 am- 2 pm. Carnegie

0370. 7:30 p.m. Downtown Arts Center

cleanup event rescheduled

Center.

May 19

Woodford Humane Society’s

The cleanup event for Masterson Station Park, scheduled for this Saturday,

Founder’s Day Celebration

third annual Woodford Wag

April 21, has been rescheduled for Sat-

McConnell Springs

Join us at the Woodford County Park for a 5K Run or a 2K dog walk on a

urday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The Masterson Station Park event

Kentucky Sheep & Fiber Festival

cross-country course! Proceeds from

is part of the 2012 Great American

10 am - 4 pm. Location: Lexington

the event go to the animals still wait-

Cleanup (GAC) and is sponsored by

Lion’s Club Bluegrass Fairgrounds at

ing for forever homes. Register now at

Coca-Cola, the Keep Lexington Beauti-

Masterson Station Park

woodfordhumane.org! 7:30 am registration open. Woodford County Park.

ful Commission, Bluegrass PRIDE and the city’s Division of Parks and Recre-

Young Readers Club

ation.

Grades 1-2. Increase reading fluency

Writing, Revising and

and comprehension in a fun, hands

Publishing Your Poems

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

on environment as you explore games,

In this workshop, we’ll examine ways

Great Strides Walk

crafts and activities centered around

in which a writer can get practical and

Great Strides: Taking Steps to Cure Cys-

children’s books! Contact Jessica

develop systems to help form better

tic Fibrosis is the Cystic Fibrosis Foun-

Mohler at 859-254-4175. 11 a.m.-noon

pieces. We’ll focus on exercise, produc-

dation’s largest national fund-raising

Carnegie Center.

tion, revision, and technique. Designed

event. Tens of thousands of co-workers, friends and family come together each

Hepcats Saturday

year as one community for one cause ...

Night Swing Dance!

to help find a cure for CF. Call 859-619-

Join the Hepcats as we cut a rug at

4609. 9 a.m. Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

this Saturday Night Swing Dance. Free swing dance lesson, complimentary re-

Early Learner Book Club

freshments and lots of dancing to great

3-5 year olds and their parents. Join

swing music. $5 person. See www.Lu-

us for a celebration of reading for free!

v2SwingDance.com for all the details.

Contact Jessica Mohler at 859.254.4175. 11 - noon. Carnegie Center.

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Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest A celebration of Kentucky’s vineyards,

for poets, but open to all writers. We’ll

May 26 Kentucky Dachshund Derby Memorial Day Weekend- Sat, May 26, 2012 at Masterson Station Pk. Leestown Rd. -Doggie Dress up/Agility/DerbySilent Auction Vendors..Register online www.kentuckydachshundrescue.com. Free Admission to watch.v10:00 am 9:00 pm.vMasterson Station Park. Singing on the Railroad Trains leave at 2 pm except when noted. Plan to arrive by 1:30 p.m. Tickets: adults $13.50, Senior Citizens $12.50, Children 2 to 12 years old $11.50, Children under 2 Free. 175 Beasley Road, Versailles, Kentucky. www.bgrm.org Bluegrass Railroad Museum.

May 31 Thursday Night Live presents Jordan English Free public concert-in-the-park. Enjoy beverages and food from local restaurants. FREE admission; food and

take a short break, so bring your lunch.

beverages are available for purchase.

$40. Contact: Jessica Mohler (859)254-

4:30-7:30 p.m. Fifth Third Pavilion at

4175. Time: 10 am- 2 pm. Location:

Cheapside Park

Carnegie Center.

May 22 Life Adventure Center presents Discover the world of rope work with this introductory knot tying clinic put on by Life Adventure Center! Learn useful knots and hitches to impress

Girls Day Out Expo

along with Ky Proud Foods, and Ky

Jubilicious Events LLC is proud to an-

Arts & Crafts. Live barbershop har-

nounce Frankfort’s first Girls Day Out

monies, string music and Dixie jazz.

Expo, an exciting women’s expo for all

Tasting tent admission: $25. Arts &

ages. Visit our site for more informa-

Crafts show, no charge. Featured winer-

tion or to reserve a booth as a vendor!

ies: Wight-Meyer, Chrisman Mill, Elk

We will also collect items for Adopt A

Creek, Rose Hill, Best and Purple Toad.

May 24

US Soldier at the expo! 11am-4pm at

Noon to 7:00 p.m. Corner of Oak &

Thursday Night Live

Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

York Sts., Nicholasville

presents The Swells

your friends in the woods! This clinic will be held at J&H Landmark in Lexington at 6pm. Cost: $5 to cover materials/supplies. www.facebook.com/ wildernessliving,

Free public concert in the park. Enjoy Writing, Revising

Rangoli - A Splash of Colors

beverages and food from local res-

& Publishing Your Poems

An evening of exciting dances from

taurants. Free admission; food and

In this workshop, we’ll examine ways

India, featuring the richness of classical

beverages are available for purchase.

in which a writer can get practical and

Indian forms such as Bharatanataym,

4:30-7:30 p.m. Fifth Third Pavilion at

develop systems to help form better

Kathak and Mohiniyattam, as well

Cheapside Park.

 


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Lose Weight: Eat Breakfast S

tudies show that making breakfast a daily

ries overall during the day. Those men and

tein, make sure there are less than 5 net carbs

habit can help you lose weight - and keep

women who ate breakfast had lower overall

(total carbs minus fiber), and 100 calories or

fat intake, compared to those who did not eat

less. It is recommended to have around 300

breakfast.

calories each morning for breakfast. Other

it off. Most mornings we’re in such a hurry that

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It makes sense: eating early in the day keeps

great breakfast options may include eggs,

breakfast takes up precious time that’s in

us from binge eating later on. But it also

low-carb peanut butter, bacon, fresh veggies,

short supply. But there’s evidence that shows

jump-starts our metabolism. When we don’t

cottage cheese, low-carb yogurt, and cheese

the simple act of eating breakfast every day is

eat breakfast, we’re actually fasting for 15 to

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As for the much-beloved bagel, sadly, it’s

weight.

enzymes needed to metabolize fat and allow

the calorie equivalent of five slices of bread.

us to lose weight.

A plain bagel will turn into more than 8 tea-

We often skip breakfast thinking we’re cutting calories, but by mid-morning and lunch, we feel starved. As a result, we’ll try to replace

spoons of sugar in your bloodstream, which is The Smart Breakfast

comparable to a 12oz can of Mountain Dew.

those calories during the day with mindless

If breakfast is the most important meal of

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One quick and easy breakfast suggestion is

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make wise food choices. That’s where protein

the baggie omelet . All you need is 1/4 cup

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vides the natural energy our bodies need to

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sary hunger until later in the morning.

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Donald Bentley, Financial Advisor and Kevin Metzler, CEO and Founder of Family Wealth Group /Chief Advisor

The Retirement income solution Helping to Create Certainty in an Uncertain World The economic world as we’ve known it for the last decade has been extremely volatile. It’s been a challenging time for many investors. Current global and economic events have many people confused and uncertain about the security of their retirement. Join us for an educational evening to learn proven strategies to potentially help you maximize your retirement income, reduce your financial risk and enjoy peace of mind! • The World Has Changed in the Past 10 Years ... Has Your Investment Strategy? • Retirement: Do You Have Enough Money? How Do You Know? • Three Key Components for a Succesful Retirement Plan • Why Now is a Perfect Time to Evaluate Your Accounts to See if They Are Positioned Correctly for These Financial Times

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