posts tagged with Kentucky

Creating Thanksgiving Memories

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For most people, Thanksgiving conjures up images of family --- mothers, dads, aunts, uncles, the odd cousins, grandparents – sitting around a big table or relegated to the ubiquitous kids table – enjoying a big Thanksgiving dinner. For the dozens of children living at the Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home, warm Thanksgiving memories may be something from the distant past, an event they have never experienced or one that they dream of having in the future.

FedEx Ground Assists Four-Legged Flood Victims

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On August 4, 2009, Louisville, Ky., posted new records for the city, but not ones anyone was striving to achieve. On that day, the city and surrounding areas were drenched with record-setting rain fall, flooding homes, cars and public buildings.Without an ark to rescue them, more than 500 dogs, cats and other animals at Metro Animal Services, were evacuated to drier grounds of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition. Sadly, 11 animals died when the facility was flooded.