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Upcoming conventions: Week of Aug. 19

These events are scheduled for Lexington, including convention site and expected attendance:

University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, KMI Mine Rescue Competition 2013: Aug. 19-24, Lexington Center/Rupp Arena, 1,200.

Kentucky Prosecutors Advisory Council, 2013 Annual Convention: Aug. 20-24, Hilton Lexington/Downtown, 1,175.

Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, The Heartland Meeting: Aug. 22-25, Hyatt Regency Lexington, 180.

100th Division Association of the Century, 2013 Annual Meeting: Aug. 23-25, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 200.

Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing, 2013 Fortune Fest: Aug. 26-Sept. 3, Lexington Center/Rupp Arena, 6,000.

Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, Clarion Hotel, 800.

Healthcare Underwriters Group, Risk Management Seminar: Aug. 28-30, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 79.

Compiled by Dorothea WingoSource: www.visitlex.com

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