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(from Glow in the Park Run official website)
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New Beginnings Glow in the Park Fun Run Returns!

It's back!  New Beginnings' Glow in the Park Fun Run returns to Yellow Creek Park Saturday, August 9th and registrations are currently underway. Get all the scoop on this "glow in the dark" 5K and how you can join in the action right here at WBKR.com! And be sure to find out how your school or child's school can win a foam party by getting the most registrations!

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Amber from Wal-Mart.  Girl was built like Serena Williams.  Good luck in the pageant and at Wimbledon!
Amber from Wal-Mart. Girl was built like Serena Williams. Good luck in the pageant and at Wimbledon!
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Chad & Jac Host the 2014 Mr. Relay Pageant [Photos]

Get it, Girl!  LOL!  At Daviess County's Relay for Life last Friday night, Jaclyn and I had the chance to emcee the Mr. Relay Pageant and get some photos with the contestants.  Take a look.

 

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Wendell Foster Center via Facebook
Wendell Foster Center via Facebook
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Wendell Foster Hosting Family Day and Concert Saturday!

Join the Wendell Foster Center this Saturday, May 17th for Family Day and a FREE concert! Family Day activities include face painting, a cake walk, pie eating contest and more. This will take place from 11:30am - 2:00pm.

Jeremy Calloway will be in concert following those activities starting at 2:00pm in the Sensory Park at the Wendell Foster campus.

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The Moonlight Ride One Month Away: Register Now! [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are getting excited and geared up for the first-ever Moonlight Ride!  It's the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event that involves a 12-mile bicycle ride around the city and a huge three-hour pre-party with line dancing, Zumba and more.  Check out the official trailer and get more info here at WBKR.com.

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Flags For Sale for Kiwanis Club Walk of Honor

If you drove by the Daviess County Courthouse last summer, you'll likely recall seeing the front lawn decorated with dozens and dozens of American flags.  This year, the Walk of Honor returns and the Kiwanis Club of Owensboro is giving YOU the chance to honor someone special in your life with a flag featured along the Walk.

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The Polar Bear Plunge Will Have a New Location in 2015

After years at The Hines Center in Philpot, Owensboro's Polar Bear Plunge is moving to a new location.  And, there are some other BIG changes in store for the 2015 event.  Wanna know where the Plunge is headed and an exciting new fundraiser being cooked up?

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Team Photo
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Ohio County High School Softball Team Honors Harlie Bryant at Annual Cancer Awareness Game

This is really neat.  Last weekend, the Ohio County High School Lady Eagles played their annual cancer awareness game.  In fact, it was the 4th straight year the squad has proudly supported "all the colors of cancer."  The guest of honor, naturally, was little Harlie Bryant, who continues to fight her well-publicized and followed battle with cancer.  She also bravely stepped to the plate during the game to take a swing of her own on the softball field.  You have to watch this!  Harlie was a champ.

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“Thumbs Up” Video In Honor Of Lane’s Birthday

Today would have been Lane Goodwin's 15th birthday, had cancer not taken him away in October of 2012. The entire country was captivated by this sweet boy's beautiful smile, spirit and courageous journey.

We will never forget Lane, nor stop fighting for children everywhere affected by the terrible monster of childhood cancer.

To remember Lane today, here's our video for "Thumbs Up" which was written, performed and produced for Lane and his forever legacy.

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Kristen Kelly via Squareup
Kristen Kelly via Squareup
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Join Kristen Kelly In The Fight Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

 

Kristen Kelly impressed country music fans with her amazing vocals on her most recent single, "He Loves To Make Me Cry". She's a fabulous singer with a beautiful smile and big heart. Kristen is asking for your help in the fight against domestic and sexual violence. You can make a difference alongside of Kristen in her "Believe by Kristen Kelly" line of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more.

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Thierry Roy, ThinkStock
Thierry Roy, ThinkStock
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Gospel Concert Fundraiser To Be Held At Central City Convention Center

Join a great cause on Saturday, May 3rd at the Central City Convention Center. A gospel music concert benefiting the Muhlenberg County Special Olympics will begin at 6:30pm and feature performances by Anointed, The DeArmond Family and Mrs. Janet M. Cunningham.

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The Whitakers
The Whitakers
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March For Babies Next Saturday in Downtown Owensboro

The March of Dimes is hosting its annual March for Babies on Saturday, April 26th in downtown Owensboro.  And, recently, the 2014 ambassador family, The Whitakers, visited The WBKR Waking Crew to talk about the event and how March of Dimes was instrumental in saving the life of their baby boy, Mark.  Listen!

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RelayForLife.org
RelayForLife.org
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Big Changes for 2014 Relay For Life Daviess County

Relay For Life Daviess County is getting a huge makeover this year.  The event, which is set for Friday, May 16th is moving from Diamond Lake Campground and Resort, for the first time in four years.  This year's event will take place at College View Middle School and organizers are hard at work to revamp Relay and they're encouraging you to form a team and join us at this important all-nighter!  Cancer never sleeps . . . and, for one night, we won't either.

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