January 29, 2013 - 11:00am
When it comes to the fight against cancer, sometimes we want to do something but are not quite sure what. This spring, the American Cancer Society provides us with a new opportunity.
According to Healthy Kentuckians 2010, Kentucky has the third highest cancer mortality rate in the United States and cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Bluegrass state, coming in just slightly behind heart disease.As anyone who has been affected by cancer knows, cancer is a...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Stand Up To Cancer with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Oaks.
For the fourth year in a row, Churchill Downs will transform itself into a pink wonderland when it welcomes guests to the 138th running of the Grade I Kentucky Oaks. The 1 1/8 mile race for three-year-old fillies will run on Friday, May 4, the day before the Kentucky Derby.
May 2, 2011 - 7:06am
There's Derby parties, then there are Derby parties! You may lose a wager at the track this year on Kentucky Oaks Day, but are guaranteed a great time this year at The Mint Jubilee. It's not cheap, but a wager is easier to stomach when you know why you lost and this way you walk away well-fed. After all, who can trust a horse, of course, of course. And horses are notoriously bad chefs.
Determined that other cancer patients and their families should not suffer, Chris Thieneman, Tom Thieneman, Jr., and Matt Battaglia created The Mint Jubilee, whose mission is to provide resources to non-profit organizations committed to finding cures and controls for cancer and other relevant non-...
July 29, 2012 - 8:03pm
At the Nach Bar's St. Baldrick's event, young and old, male and female sit side by side, and face the clippers as part of the worldwide effort of shaving the way to conquer kid's cancer.