December 1

Lung Force Expo will be taking place December 1 at 7:30 am at the Hyatt Regency Downtown location. Patients, caregivers and healthcare providers are invited to join the American Lung Association at a forum to learn about treatments, resources and the latest research to help those living with lung disease lead healthier, active lives.


December 4

Savvy Birth 101 with Rebecca Dekker will be at Beaumont Presbyterian Church (1070 Lane Allen Rd.) on December 4 at 7  pm.




The 29th annual Evening with the STARS Gala raised nearly $90,000 for the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health. More than 400 people attended the event. Proceeds are used to further the success of health care initiatives at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Jessamine, all part of KentuckyOne Health.


Three awards were given at the gala, held Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Lexington Convention Center. This year’s award recipients included:

Tharun Karthikeyan, MD – Physician of the Year, Saint Joseph Hospital

The late Paul McGroarty, MD – Physician of the Year, Saint Joseph East

The late Richard J. Corman – Community Volunteer of the Year

Over the years, the Evening with the STARS gala has raised more than $1.4 million for mission and outreach services at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Care Center, all part of KentuckyOne Health.

Money raised through the gala has funded a number of projects including patient financial assistance, nursing scholarship, breast health, education.  Proceeds from this year’s mission moment will benefit the neonatal intensive care unit at Saint Joseph East to purchase equipment for our tiniest patients.


This article also appears on page 16 of the December 2017 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal.

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