August 18, 2013 - News, Weather & Sports

August 18, 2013

The Hart Strings

The Hart Strings are a folk/rock band from Georgetown, IN. They have just released their first music video, "Sharp." They also record and produce their own cd's. Good Conversation and an earlier EP Evening Time are available on iTunes, the band's website and at live shows. You can check their website for future shows at or visit their facebook page at



After scouring the country for the best ice cream treats, the editors at Food Network Magazine have named the "Avocado" from Seviche the most delicious in Kentucky. Seviche is one of 50 restaurants featured in Food Network Magazine's story "50 States, 50 Ice Cream Treats," a sweet spin on the magazine's annual feature story on the best dishes from coast to coast. The dessert consists of avocado ice cream served in a chocolate shell with chocolate bourbon dulce de leche "pit".


1538 Bardstown Road




Since 1983, the Exploited Children's Help Organization (ECHO) has worked to reduce the impact and incidence of child abuse and exploitation. ECHO is a volunteer-based organization that teaches children and parents about preventing child abuse. They are an important community partner who works closely with law enforcement, educational institutions, community groups, the courts and many more to help keep our children safe.

They are always in need of more great people willing to volunteer their time and talents.

Exploited Children's Help Organization

1500 Poplar Level Road, Suite 2

(502) 636-3670

ECHO has an upcoming fundraiser.

The 2013 Taste of Prevention

Thursday, September 12, 5:30pm

The Whitehall Mansion & Gardens

3110 Lexington Road



Macy's 8th annual Shop for a Cause

Shop for a Cause is Macy's biggest one day charity shopping event supporting national and local nonprofit organizations. Since 2006, Macy's Shop For A Cause event has raised more than $45 million for local and national charitable efforts. Customers can purchase $5 savings passes from participating charities and 100% of the proceeds of every ticket sold will go back to charity.

Customers can also purchase in-store $5 savings passes that will benefit the March of Dimes. The Shop for a Cause savings pass entitles customers to save 25% (or 10%) off almost all of their purchases on Saturday, August 24th. Customers can also register a chance to win a $500 Macy's gift card on the day of the event.  *exclusions apply*

Additionally, four local Louisville pet adoption agencies will be hosting a special pet adoption event at Macy's Oxmoor on the same day from 10am to 3pm.

For more information about Macy's Shop for a Cause Day, please visit


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