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July 28, 2012

The Paralympics 

Brad Johnson's events in the Paralympics are sailing and sitting volleyball. He currently lives in Florida where he works as an attorney. He also works with The Hartford, founding sponsor of U.S. Paralympics, using his experience and success - in sport and at work - to help positively change public attitudes and perceptions toward disability.

April Holmes events in the Paralympics are track and field. She has created the April Holmes Foundation to further opportunities for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. Through her determination, winning spirit and accomplishments, she embodies The Hartford's belief that the sky's the limit when we focus on an individual's abilities, instead of on his or her perceived physical limitations. For more information go <http://www.facebook.com/TheHartford.

The Shamrock Pet Foundation

16th Annual "Art for the Animals" (AFTA)

Thursday, August 2nd

6:00-9:00pm

Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center

1860 Mellwood Ave.

Tickets are $75 per person

Visit www.shamrockpets.com/afta for more information or to purchase tickets.

The Shamrock Pet Foundation who has been serving the community for  20 years helping animals are have a live and silent auction on Thursday, August 2nd. The event will showcase original artwork from dozens of well-known regional and national artists, as well as food and music. A partial listing of the artists includes Rodney Hatfield, Janeen Barnhart and Kasha Ritter.

Reagan and Madison Roy

Book Signing

Friday, September 14

2-5pm    

Class Act Credit Union

3620 Fern Valley Road

(502) 239-0152

Reagan and Madison Roy are two local young authors who wrote books for charity. Madison just won the Kohl's Kid Scholarship for $1000 (regional) and she is now a finalist for the national $9000 scholarship!

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