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Third Annual ‘Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk’ September 20th

Now that the weather has cooled off, a 5K, no matter if you decide to run in or walk it, will be a little bit more tolerable. The Junior League of Owensboro will hold its 3rd Annual "Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk" Saturday, September 20.

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Bengals Retain Player To Support His Daughter Battling Cancer

Football is so much more than just what happens on the field and the Cincinnati Bengals get it. Devon Still was recently cut from the Bengals active roster. Devon, after playing for the Bengals for a few years was coming off an injury and recently distracted by a family illness. Devon's four year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer, in June. As you can imagine, Devon's job was the last thing on his mind.

The Bengals then did something beyond the gridiron... they did something amazing.

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Chamber Danger: Chad’s Ice Bucket Challenges in Downtown Owensboro

This month, for my Chamber Danger video series for the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, I took buckets of water and coolers of ice to Smothers Park downtown.  And I followed strangers around challenging them to let me dump freezing cold water on their heads.  You'll be surprised how many said "Yes!"  LOL!.  Watch this.

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Cruisin’ for a Cure Benefit Set for September 13th

Classics cars and motorcycles will once again patrol the streets of Muhlenberg County during a poker run on September 13th. "Kaylea's Krusaders" will be Cruisin' for a Cure.

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Travis Manion Foundation To Host 9/11 Heroes Run In Madisonville

On September 6, the Travis Manion Foundation will host a 5K race in Madisonville to unite the community to remember the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and the heroes of all the wars since.

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Dolly Parton Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

Couldn't you just sit and listen to Dolly Parton all day? And I'm not just talking about a concert. I'm talking about just...well...talking.

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DCFD Hosting First Annual Christmas Wish Golf Scramble

The Daviess County Fire Department has been a major Christmas Wish supporter for years. We always know that we can count on them to make a big donation to CW every single year. This year, they're changing things up a bit with a golf scramble.

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Dave Spencer Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

I can't remember the last time I've seen something sweep the nation like this. And it's for a GREAT CAUSE, which makes it better. Seriously, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is like this huge human domino chain.

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7th Annual Lifesavers Walk September 13th In Owensboro

The 7th annual Owensboro Lifesavers Walk is Saturday, September 13th. The walk leaves from the Owensboro Health Park (1006 Ford Avenue). Registration (pre-registration is not required) begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am.

Join thousands across the country as they walk in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, September 8th - 4th.

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New Beginnings Looking For Volunteers

New Beginnings Sexual Assault Support Services is a 24 hour crisis center to the seven-county GRADD area. They also provide free counseling for any survivor of sexual violence including child sexual abuse and free educational prevention programs for all ages.

New Beginnings is in search of volunteers. You could be the source of strength for a sexual assault victim in need. They are looking for help with a range of duties to assist both the victims and the organization. No experience is necessary, but they will provide all the training needed.

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Chad And Jaclyn’s Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

We've all seen the videos by now... millions of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. I'm sure that some of you have too. ALS is a nasty disease. If you've never been affected by it, consider yourself lucky. My friend Amy's Dad passed away from ALS and she challenged Chad and myself to help spread awareness about ALS. Without blinking, I accepted for both of us naturally, ha!

So, without further ado... this one's for you Larry!

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The Last Jac’s Big O Yard Party Of The Year Is FRIDAY!

I can't believe it either, but today, Friday August 15th, is the last Big O Party of the year! It's been a great summer enjoying lunch with y'all and raising money for some great organizations and I'm hoping to have a great turnout today! Join us for $5

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