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Hello?! Caller…

On September 15th, students, faculty and staff from the UK and the University of Louisville will participate in the Kentucky College Call-in Challenge.

The goal is to make 500 calls to Senator Mitch McConnell asking him to fully fund the

From 10am - 3pm, students, faculty and staff will be in the Newman Center, 320 Rose Lane making calls.

If you want to phone it in from home, call Sen. Mitch McConnell 877-HOPE-USA. For more info: Molly Lyons, Cent.Reg. Field Organizer, Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa(DATA),

They Mean It

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center is getting ready for the 2004 Women Mean Business Conference at the Lexington Convention Center on Thursday, September 16th.

The conference will feature Amy Henry, who’s known as the “last woman standing” on NBC’s reality show The Apprentice. Other speakers will include former CNN Vice-President and author Gail Evans, and nationally-known speaker Dr. Ann Weeks.

Results of The Protégé contest will be announced. The contest was open to women entrepreneurs who have been in business for less than two years or who are looking to start a business.

Register at 859/ 257.7667, 888/ 475.SBDC, or online at Walk-in registrants are welcome. Registration is $99.

For Sale: One Good Horse

There will be a record 4,891 horses cataloged for this year’s September Sale, scheduled through September 27. Sessions begin at 10am each day and will be streamed live on Keeneland’s internet site.

No sales will be held on Friday, September 17th.

For more information, please contact Jim Williams at 859/ 288.4220 or Julie Balog at 859/ 288.4250.

Touchdown Downtown

Saturday, September 18th—Park Downtown before the game in the Transit Center Garage, Lexington Center Parking Lot, Ramsey’s Diner or in designated Central Parking System lots and for only $2.50 a Lextran shuttle will take you to the game, then back to your car.

The shuttle runs 3 hours prior to kickoff and begins the return trips halfway through the fourth quarter.

Taking The Boards

The School Board Candidate Forum is being held Tuesday, September 21st. Candidates will be chosen for District 1, District 3, and District 5, starting at 7pm in the It’s All About Kids Support Services Center, 701 E. Main St., Auditorium.

Questions will be taken from the audience.

Car Free

Wednesday, September 22nd is world Car-Free day. Walk, cycle, or use public transportation.

Light The Way

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Light the Night Walk will take place downtown Lexington Saturday, September 25. Light the Night is a nationwide event to celebrating and commemorating people whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Participants may register to walk on a team or as individuals.

Pre-walk festivities will include food, music, and family activities, and will begin at 5pm on the new Fayette County Courthouse Plaza.

Proceeds from Light the Night will go to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma.

For more information or to register please call Kelli Helmers, Lexington Campaign Coordinator, at 859/ 619.9232 or email Info also at

People Get Ready

The 2004 presidential election is fast approaching, and it’s time to register (if you aren’t already). You can register by mail (with proper state registration form) or in person at the Voter Registration Office of the County Clerk, 162 East Main St., Mon. – Fri., 8am – 4:30pm. Check with the voter registration office for closing dates of registration books. Books are closed 10 days prior to any special election and 28 days prior to any regular election.

Absentee ballots are available from the Fayette County Clerk for people who will be absent from an illness, have a disability, or are unable to go to the polling place.

Info, call 255.7563 or 253.3344.

No Poverty

LFUCG Mayor Teresa Isaac, Community Action Council Board member Lillian Gentry, and Urban League Executive Director P.G. Peeples carried a banner at the Lexington "No Room for Poverty" Rally Send Off on Friday, September 3rd at Douglass Park on Georgetown Street. Larry Johnson (with the megaphone) leads a chant calling for an end to poverty in Lexington.

To submit an advocacy/activism activity or event for Quickies, email, or

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