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Fund for the Arts Listened and Acted

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October 20, 2011
Fund for the Arts Listened and Acted

Last week the Fund for the Arts unveiled a new revenue stream for non-profit arts groups in the community. I say, “Way to think outside of the box!” and “Thank you!”  I had the pleasure of going to one of the first demos for the Louisville site Power2give.org. We have to give kudos to...
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The Story of Emma Lou – The Coonhound That Could!

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October 19, 2011
The Story of Emma Lou – The Coonhound That Could!

No Strangers In Louisville It is a well-known fact that Louisvillians are among the most giving, generous people on the face of the earth. It is also a fact that we make friends and keep them for a lifetime, as is evidenced by the number of grade-school reunions listed on Facebook every week. It’s...
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First to know: Have you Chime.in?

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October 19, 2011
First to know: Have you Chime.in?

  Considering I try to nurture my inner nerd as much as possible, and that I am an information junkie, it should come as no surprise that I found yet another social media site. And this morning kids, I #Chime.in before I checked facebook. *Gasp* That’s right. I have a new love.  Chime.in Yesterday...
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Bell Awards and Give a Day

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October 14, 2011
Bell Awards and Give a Day

Last week I had the pleasure of honoring a friend, mentor and co-worker, Mary Sullivan, at the WLKY Bell Awards. She was one of 10 chosen for her service and dedication to this community by The Spirit of Louisville Foundation. Tune in to WLKY tomorrow,  October 15,  from 9 to 10 p.m. to see...
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An Idea for School Busing

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October 11, 2011
An Idea for School Busing

I swear I don’t understand why our “Board” thinks that busing is a good idea.  When I was a kid, in the south end, I lived where I walked to school for my first 9-10 years, including Kindergarten!!  The first time I rode a bus was going to Ahrens, in 10th grade, and THAT...
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Andrew Breitbart Speaks at Tea Party (Taxed Enough Already) Conference

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October 10, 2011
Andrew Breitbart Speaks at Tea Party (Taxed Enough Already) Conference

By Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., C.N. Image: Andrew Breitbart and unidentified patriot. Several years ago, I went to my first ever TEA Party event on April 15 in downtown Louisville. The people at this rally were of all ages.  Most of the people I talked to that day were mad about how their taxes...
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A Hymn to Childhood

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October 8, 2011
Tom Sawyer

Those of us who grew up reading Mark Twain’s novels are no doubt fascinated with his innocent, rebellious characters and get lost in the magical enthusiasm of nostalgic American life. He was able to identify with his readers and knew exactly what 19th century society would accept. Luckily for us, Twain’s work was timeless...
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Spunky 82-year old Woman Wins the Optimal Aging Award

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October 5, 2011
Spunky 82-year old Woman Wins the Optimal Aging Award

By Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., C.N. Picture: left to right: Dr. Christian Furman, vice chair for geriatric medicine, University of Louisville; Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging winner Rachele “Rae” Guernsey of Louisville; and Dr. James O’Brien, chair of the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville. I recently attended...
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Inside Track Ideal for Vintage Car Show

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October 2, 2011
Inside Track Ideal for Vintage Car Show

Conditions were ideal at Churchill Downs for the 4th annual Concours D’Elegance, benefitting Brooklawn. Hundreds of vintage vehicles blanketed the infield, with every era of automotive history included.
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Pre-Approved Credit Cards

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September 30, 2011
Pre-Approved Credit Cards

Can anyone explain to me how I can receive a PRE-APPROVED credit card offer from a nationally-known banking firm, that says “Take advantage of 15 months of interest-free payments”…. “You have already been pre-approved to receive this fantastic offer”….”We offer generous credit limits, and give you the opportunity to transfer balances for the same...
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