The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is offering citizens the opportunity to help make the city's website better. As part of the redesign, residents are asked to take a short survey. Questions include how individuals currently use the site and what features are important to them. The survey is available until June 8 at Lfucg.github.io/next in both English and Spanish.
Stunt opener for Family Fun Ride
Bike Lexington's Family Fun Ride will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday with a special stunt performance by Giant trails rider Jeff Lenosky at 9:15 a.m. The Fun Ride leaves at 10 a.m. All participants must register at the event.
The event features an 8-mile route that caters to all cycling levels and skills on two wheels. Starting at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in Downtown Lexington, the Family Fun Ride route will provide a safe shortcut for children on tricycles and training wheels that directs back to the starting point, where children can participate in activities and ride in the Car-Free Kid Zone.
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Visit Bikelexington.com for more information.
Wellness at Work Challenge returns
Kentucky's Bluegrass Wellness at Work Challenge was created to give companies access to wellness initiatives as well as reward those who adapt their company initiatives to include wellness. This year, the Bluegrass Wellness at Work fitness challenge will run June 20 through Aug. 8. Participating companies compete against each other, classified within the categories of small (under 25 employees), medium (25-99), and large (100 or more). Employees will use the Bluegrass Wellness at Work app to input their activity, receiving one point for every 15 minutes of exercise they record.
The fitness challenge started as a project from the 2013 Leadership Lexington class, a program of the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, aiming to create a simple challenge that includes all levels of fitness from walking to running to swimming, and counts each type of fitness equally. The goal is to promote active lifestyles by improving on each person's current activity level.
The cost for companies to join the challenge is $100; for non-profits, the cost is $75. To sign up, go to Kentucky.kvc.org/impact/bluegrass-wellness-at-work.
Carnegie Center needs volunteer tutors
The Carnegie Center will once again offer low-cost tutoring for Fayette County students — and volunteers who can tutor at least one hour a week are needed.
The tutoring season runs from June 15 to July 31. Tutors who are available for most or all of that time period will be matched with an appropriate student and provided the necessary resources.
To sign up or get answers to any questions, contact tutoring coordinator Carol Jordan at (859) 254-4175, Ext. 22, or at email@example.com.
Viewing for Most Valuable Documentary nominee
Shadows of Liberty, a documentary about corporate media, will be shown by Central Kentucky Move to Amend in co-sponsorship with ACLU of Kentucky at the Unitarian Church of Lexington, 3564 Clays Mill Road at 7 p.m. Friday. The film was nominated for the most valuable documentary of the year at Cinema for Peace and for best documentary feature and best new filmmaker by New Filmmakers Los Angeles. For more information, go to Shadowsofliberty.org