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July 14, 2013

The Arrow Fund Benefit

Saturday, July 20th

The Back Door Bar & Grill

100% of their food profits and match up to $2,000 in profits 

1250 Bardstown Road, Mid-City Mall



The Arrow Fund is a Kentuckiana based not-for-profit organization (501 (c) (3)) that provides medical treatment to animals who have been victims of extreme torture, abuse, and neglect.  After securing care for these animals their focus extends to holding the abuser responsible for his or her actions. They strive to educate the public regarding the ongoing problem of animal cruelty and advocate strengthening local, state, and national animal welfare laws.

The Arrow Fund is an all volunteer organization led by a long-time animal rights volunteer named Rebecca Eaves and overseen by an active Board of Directors.  Neither Rebecca nor members of the Board are paid for their services.  


Bike Trek to Shakertown

September 14-16, 2013

Harrodsburg, Pioneer Playhouse, Shakertown

30-69 miles a day



The Bike Trek to Shakertown is a 3-day mini-vacation on wheels through gorgeous Kentucky countryside and features an overnight stay on Sunday at historic Shakertown.

Proceeds benefit the American Lung Association in the fight against lung disease.

The round-trip route begins and ends in Harrodsburg with a Saturday overnight at Danville's famous Pioneer Playhouse.  A two-day option (Saturday and Sunday) is available and includes the Saturday night stay in Danville and a visit to Shakertown without the overnight. 

No matter the level of cycling ability, there's something for everyone on this Trek. Beginners can opt for the basic route of 30 to 35 miles each day while those wanting a greater challenge can enjoy a 69-mile, moderately hilly ride on Saturday and a 55-mile ride on Sunday.  Monday's routes will both be shorter.

28th Annual Bike Trek to Shakertown Information Program

Learn more about the Bike Trek to Shakertown

Wednesday, July 17, 7pm

Bicycle Sport, 132 Breckinridge Lane, St. Matthews

This meeting is intended for anyone who is considering participation in the Bike Trek slated for Sept. 14-16. The informal agenda will include 2 or 3 day trip options, different routes for different experience levels, local pre-trek training rides, cycling tips, training and equipment.

For more information, contact the American Lung Association in Kentucky at 1-800-LUNGUSA or go to www.BikeTrektoShakertown.org.


The Salvation Army

Jackson Hodges, Culinary Arts Instructor, Dawn Ashford and Allen Newcomb, Former Students, Barbara Carlton, Food Service Manager and David Yarmuth, Director of Community Relations discussed the Salvation Army's culinary arts program, a 10-week intensive course free to homeless and low income individuals.

Viewers wanting more information on the program or who want to donate contact:

The Salvation Army

911 South Brook Street

P.O. Box 1149

Louisville, KY  40201

(502) 671-4900


Paddle for Hunger

Saturday, July 20


The Great Lawn Dock Area, Waterfront Park

Benefits Dare to Care Food Bank and the World Food Programme

Live bands, Food trucks, bring your canned goods


Join the Louisville Mayor's Office and Yum! Brands at the 2013 Paddle for Hunger to benefit Dare to Care Food Bank and the World Food Programme! Paddle for Hunger is a fun-filled day of racing, team building and competition as teams of ten race Voyager Canoes on the Ohio River. Sign up for a team package, volunteer to help during the event or come cheer on the teams as they race to the finish.


Prayer Walk

God Belongs in my City

Prayer Walk

Saturday, August 3, 9:30am

Waterfront Park Great Lawn

(502) 263-9741


The walk will open with prayer and explain the history of GBIMC Prayer Walks and event agenda. Then you will walk through downtown Louisville and parts of the Great Lawn in prayer. Afterwards you will return to the Great Lawn and pray for each other.


12th annual Mid-South Paranormal Convention

The largest and oldest paranormal convention is back! This year featuring guests from the top rated paranormal shows on television. The Syfy Channel's paranormal show The Haunted Collector, Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy, stars of Deep South Paranormal, Spooked series, the host Keith Age and the Director Christopher Booth.

Many different events, movie screenings and seminars will be held throughout the weekend. Psychics will be giving readings and gallery readings all weekend. A room full of vendors of all types.

The 12th annual Mid-South Paranormal Convention

Ramada Plaza, 970 Bluegrass Parkway

August 2nd - 4th

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-8pm

Sunday 10am-6pm



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