The Markey Golf Dinner, which is one of UK Markey Cancer Foundation’s biggest fundraisers of the year, is on Saturday, August 21 at at Mt. Brilliant Farm from 6 pm to 10 pm.


CHI Saint Joseph Health postponed its Yes, Mamm! Charity Tennis Event until the fall.The inaugural tennis event, featuring several national tennis stars, will raise funds to support local cancer patients.


Bluegrass Care Navigators is the top-ranked healthcare provider among the 2021 list of 100 Best Places to work in Kentucky, as designated by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, and ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company.

Vaccination pop-up clinics are available in the neighborhood. HealthFirst Bluegrass and Lexington Public Library extended their weekly COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinics.The Tates Creek Branch, located at 3628 Walden Drive, offers vaccinations every Wednesday until August 25. Residents can make a reservation or walk-in.

Toyota Kentucky donated a modified Toyota Camry to the rehabilitation department at Saint Joseph Hospital. The vehicle will help rehabilitation patients, including total joint replacement patients, practice getting in and out of their vehicle before traveling home – which is one of the first obstacles these patients face a er surgery. The addition will help patients across the region maintain their mobility.

CHI Saint Joseph Health awarded $100,000 to Kentucky CancerLink, a Lexington-based nonprofit that helps reduce barriers patients face for screenings, diagnoses and cancer treatments. This gift was the third part of a $300,000 commitment to support cancer screenings in Kentucky. Kentucky CancerLink will serve as the navigator for the funding to offer free colon cancer screening to eligible low-income and uninsured patients.



Photo by Paul Martin
AUG 14      Midsummer Night’s Run, 7:30 pm, downtown Lexington
AUG 21       DV8K Life Changing Run, 8 am, Keeneland
AUG 22        Kids Triathlon, 7:30 am, Beaumont YMCA



This article also appears on page 13 of the August 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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