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LouisvilleKY group releases video About Childhood Anxiety

Louisville, KY – Karen Lawrence, the Founder of Camp Hi-Ho, is the featured spokesperson in the first celebrity educational video launched by local non-profit Operation Parent. The 6-minute video focuses on childhood anxiety and informs parents about possible causes and warning signs, as well as positive coping mechanisms and ways to help their child. The video is now accessible at www.operationparent.org/oldham-county/. The video is part of a series in a new program Operation Parent launched last month called the “21stCentury Prevention Project,” which is based on empowering parents and encouraging them to set boundaries and talk early and often with their children about…

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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: A Big Movie, Bibles, Bridges and Brains and Bull – and a Moose

There was a lot to do this week as I prepared for some sitting-around time post-surgery, and it seemed there was some urgency around town too. It’ll Probably Take 40 Days and 40 Nights: Now that we’ve got a religious conservative heading to the Governor’s Mansion, most folks think it won’t take long for Matt Bevin to restore state tax incentives for the Ark Park in northern Kentucky. Last year, the state tourism cabinet revoked $18 million in tax credits because the Park wouldn’t say it would hire anybody who wasn’t a Christian, and the state doesn’t support religious ideas….


Louisville Ky Screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” to Benefit Make-A-Wish

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 3, 2015) — Louisville fans of “The Hunger Games” will have the unique opportunity to view the final film in its series before it opens nationwide – and help local kids while doing so. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Lawrence Foundation will host a special screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” at Cinemark Tinseltown USA to benefit Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Tickets are now available, and net proceeds from the event will help grant the wishes of Kentucky kids who are battling life-threatening medical conditions.   Filmgoers are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite series character for…