■ The Kentucky Elite CATS team won the United States All Star Federation/International All Star Federation World Championship in the small senior limited coed division on April 25 at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Team members include: Kelsey Cecil, Kequane Ellis, Allie Goderwis, Jordan Harmon, Gina Jacobson, Sabrina Landgren, Britni Love, Whitney Love, Kaitlyn Marsh, Christina Riasor, Victoria Richard, Gabriella Romeo, Elimy Sawyer, Brittie Schulz, Hunter Scott, Alex Shelton, Madeline Shelton, Jessica Sherbert, Tabitha Tirey and Jordan Wise. The team is coached by Matt Parkey and Zach Pennix. Also, Debbie Love, director of instruction at Kentucky All Stars, has been inducted into the USASF Hall of Fame, for those who have made a profound impact on the All Star Cheerleading and Dance community. She has been teaching athletes and coaching for 42 years at all levels. Alex Shelton, a Lafayette High school senior and member of the championship team, has been named the recipient of a $2,000 USASF/IASF scholarship.
■ The Lexington Woman's Club raised more than $25,000 at this year's Bids for Kids event, which included a luncheon, style show, silent auction and live auction. The funds will be used to buy new clothing for underprivileged children in Fayette County, provide scholarships and support community activities. Lexington Woman's Club took first place for its fund-raising efforts by the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs.
■ The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department's Board of Health has selected Dr. Jay Perman as the 2010 Public Health Hero. The award is given annually to individuals who have demonstrated their dedication to improving the health of Lexington residents. Perman is dean of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and vice president for clinical affairs at UK.