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Fayette County: Girl Scouts seek new leaders

Honoring Slone's
Doug Martin, 10th district councilman, left, and Southland Association president Rick Bertelson, right,  presented a plaque to Brad Newsome, president of the Slone's Signature Markets.  The plaque reads: "The Southland Association recognizes Bob Slone and Slone's Southland Signature Market Associates ... (for) providing excellent service, quality products and value for the Southland community, and your generous support of many community projects and events." The market will become a Save-a-Lot in September.
Honoring Slone's Doug Martin, 10th district councilman, left, and Southland Association president Rick Bertelson, right, presented a plaque to Brad Newsome, president of the Slone's Signature Markets. The plaque reads: "The Southland Association recognizes Bob Slone and Slone's Southland Signature Market Associates ... (for) providing excellent service, quality products and value for the Southland community, and your generous support of many community projects and events." The market will become a Save-a-Lot in September.

Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road Council (GSKWRC) is looking for adults to become Girl Scout leaders. For girls to truly benefit from scouting, they need the guidance of caring, concerned adults. For more information about volunteering, call the council at (859) 293-2621 or 1-800-475-2621, visit gskentucky.org or e-mail joingirlscouts@gswrc.org.

■ The United States Tennis Association (USTA) of Kentucky has announced that Grace Trimble of Lexington has been selected as a national winner of the 2010 NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest and has received an all-expenses paid weekend to attend Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in New York City.

Trimble, who is the founder of the Lexington Tennis Club's Smart Shots National Junior Tennis and Learning program, wrote the winning essay in the girls' 17 & 18 division.

Trimble also won the USTA Kentucky Girls Sportsmanship Award in 2009.

The contest commemorates the spirit and humanitarian work of the late Arthur Ashe by asking NJTL participants (18 years old and under) to learn about the tennis player and then respond by writing an essay answering the question: "How do you exemplify the ideals of Arthur Ashe?"

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 11th Annual Light The Night® Walk will be September 11 at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza. Stephen Hillenmeyer of Stephen Hillenmeyer Landscape Services and University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari are chairing the walk, which is presented by University of Kentucky Health Care and the Markey Cancer Center.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be food and beverages, music, children's entertainment and activities for cancer survivors. The walk itself will take place at 7:30 p.m. following a brief opening ceremony. Leukemia survivors Cassie Rickerson from Paris and Ashton Lovett from Lexington, both 3, will lead the walk as the 2010 Honored Heroes.

For more information or to register for Light The Night, visit lightthenight.org/ky.

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