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Daniel “Boone” Epperson Headlines South Spencer FFA Benefit

South Spencer FFA is hosting a benefit concert Saturday night to help raise money for two charities: Wounded Warrior Project and Stir-n-Up Hope, Inc.  And the highlight of the night is going to be Nashville recording artist Boone!

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Texas Roadhouse via Facebook
Texas Roadhouse via Facebook
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Texas Roadhouse Holding Fundraiser For Fallen KSP Trooper

Several Kentucky Texas Roadhouse restaurants are holding fundraisers tonight, September 30th for the family of fallen Kentucky State Police Trooper Ponder, including Owensboro. The restaurant will donate 10% of food sales to Trooper Ponder's family. including to-go sales from 4:00pm - 10:00pm.

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Matthew Simmons/Getty Images
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Cops Connecting With Kids “Dream Big” Weekend Starts This Friday

The Evansville Police Department's Cops Connecting with Kids is teaming up with The Dream Center for a weekend of great food, cool cars, and big dreams!

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Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
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Owensboro Humane Society 1,000 Pound Pet Food And Product Challenge

Ross Medical Education Center is challenging local businesses and families to donate pet products, food, and accessories to the Owensboro Humane Society. You can donate now until Friday, October 9th.

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Strength for Trayce/Facebook
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Strength for Trayce Car Wash Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Trayce Harmon is a local 11-year-old who is battling Mitochondrial Disease, a rare chronic and progressive disease that attacks vision, hearing, motor skills and, ultimately, leads to organ failure.  On Saturday, friends and family are banding together to hold a fundraiser car wash for him here in Owensboro.  Here are the details and how you can help!

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FikMik, ThinkStock
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Yard Party Friday!

Have lunch plans for Friday? Well, now you do! Come join us here at WBKR for another yard party! Friday's yard party will benefit raising awareness of and research dollars for Alzheimer's and we'd love to have lunch with y'all!

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Creatas Images, ThinkStock
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GRADSA’s Buddy Walk Coming Soon!

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association invites you to The Buddy Walk! The big event is Saturday, September 26th at Mitch McConnell Plaza in Downtown Owensboro and it's sure to be an awesome day! It's a day of celebration and we would love to have everyone join us! Whether you have Down Syndrome, know someone who does or just want to come out and support, the Buddy Walk is going to be a great time.

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Evansville Tri-State Affiliate of Susan G. Komen/Facebook
Evansville Tri-State Affiliate of Susan G. Komen/Facebook
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Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’ In Evansville September 27th

Did you know that 20 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during your lunch hour? One could be you mother, daughter, sister, or friend. Please come support the women in your life by joining the Komen Evansville Tri-State Race For the Cure on Sunday, September 27th at Eastland Mall.

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The American Cancer Society’s Mud Run 2015 [Video]

The Mud Run returns to Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And, after a one-year hiatus, the American Cancer Society is inviting you to be a part of the most grueling and challenging 5K in the tri-state.  Earlier this week, Brett and I suited up and gave some of the obstacles a test drive.  Here's what you can expect!

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Best Buddies Kentucky via YouTube
Best Buddies Kentucky via YouTube
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Murray State Sorority Accepts First Ever Member with Down Syndrome [Video]

Today is a special day here at the WBKR studios.  We are hosting a yard party to help raise money for GRADSA, the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association.  And there's no better story to go along with today's event than this one.  Murray State University sorority Alpha Sigma Alpha recently made campus history.  It became the first Murray State sorority to welcome a member with a genetic disorder. And they welcomed Alexis Cain (who was diagnosed at birth with Down Syndrome) with open arms.  This video, of Alexis accepting her invitation to join, is the best.  You have to watch it!

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FikMik, ThinkStock
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Yard Party Friday To Benefit GRADSA

Have lunch plans for Friday? Well, now you do! Come join us here at WBKR for another yard party! Friday's yard party will benefit the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association and we'd love to have lunch with y'all! 

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Lilyana Vynogradova, ThinkStock
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September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month #ShowYourGold

If you know anything about us here at WBKR, then you know of our passion for research and awareness toward childhood cancer. We are humbled to be a Country Cares station for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and would honestly do anything to help raise money for their cause. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and I thought in honor of recognizing this great fight to end childhood cancer, we would look-back on our support... thru song.

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