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Good Morning Kentucky - Unlimited-Impact 3

They are holding a big event Wednesday night at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park from 4 to 8 PM. It is a free event and open to the public. All are encouraged to come out and support the organization, while having a good time. Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas …

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Jun 1
Good Morning Kentucky - Unlimited-Impact 2

They are holding a big event Wednesday night at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park from 4 to 8 PM. It is a free event and open to the public. All are encouraged to come out and support the organization, while having a good time. Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas …

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Jun 1
Good Morning Kentucky - Unlimited-Impact 1

They are holding a big event Wednesday night at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park from 4 to 8 PM. It is a free event and open to the public. All are encouraged to come out and support the organization, while having a good time. Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas …

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Jun 1
The Council helps announce KET 24/7 kid channel

KET PBS KIDS will bring public television shows 24 hours a day to Kentucky residents. Some of the shows include: “Nature Cat,” “Odd Squad” and “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”

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Apr 5
The Council hosts KET presser announcing 24/7 kids channel

KET is launching their new 24/7 kids channel

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Apr 5
The Council Begins 2017 LIHEAP Program

The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

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Jan 11
Lexington children get a helping hand, but it isn’t enough

Seven homeless families in Lexington have been housed so far thanks to a fundraiser to address family homelessness, organizers say. The “Give Kids A Home” fundraiser raised more than $50,000 from Nov. 1 to Dec. 30. The program will be able to serve an additional 17 families, organizers say.

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Jan 9
An Op-Ed responding to a recent article critiquing the War on Poverty.

Local Community Action Council takes holistic approach, works with local partners and welcomes Rep. Andy Barr’s interest in fighting poverty.

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Sep 22
A Summer Soirée is Coming Soon!

Talking with Malcolm Ratchford and Cheryl Weiss on LEX 18 News at 12:30 on Thursday June 23, 2016. The event will be held on Friday July 1st at the 21C Museu...

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Jun 27
The Council and Columbia Gas Promote A Summer Soirée

It's a party with the purpose, and it's all coming up July 1st at the 21C hotel in downtown Lexington. Malcolm Ratchford and Herb Miller join ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop to talk about "A Summer Soirée," hosted by the Community Action Council and Columbia Gas as part of the LexEndPoverty Movement.

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Jun 16
Winburn Center safe in discovery of meth lab in neighborhood

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Jun 9
House dedicated for Lexington homeless family

This morning, the Lexington Housing Authority, the Home Builders Association of Lexington and the Community Action Council of Lexington held a house dedication for a homeless family.

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May 9
Family that was homeless gets a home through public-private partnership

A house for a family that was homeless was dedicated Monday through a public-private partnership with the Lexington Housing Authority, the Home Builders Association of Lexington and the Community Action Council of Lexington.

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May 9
Lexington Officials Report 26 Percent Decrease in Homelessness

The city has spent more money on affordable housing in the past two years and they are finding the homeless a place to stay, according to data released Monday. City officials say they have seen a 26 percent decline in homelessness since 2014, and they think they have nearly ended veteran homelessness here.

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May 2
COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL OFFERS ENERGY ASSISTANCE

The Community Action Council begins its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Monday, January 12, 2015.

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Jan 9
Low Income Families Can Apply for Heating Bill Help Wedensday

Thousands of families with low-income in Central Kentucky may seek energy assistance for the coming winter this Wednesday, November 4, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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Nov 2