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Join the Cast of Winnie the Pooh – Ages 4-9 (May 25 – 8:30am)

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by Students age 4-9

Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course… sharing snacks.

No audition is required for guaranteed participation.

Leading roles will be assigned to students with good auditions.

To audition the student will be asked to…

  1. Sing part of a song (Happy Birthday, Twinkle Twinkle, and Jesus Loves Me, are fine choices)
  2. Show facial expressions (Happy, Sad, Angry, etc.)
  3. Move or dance as instructed
  4. Possibly read from the script. (Non-readers will be given assistance.)

Rehearsals – Saturday Mornings
Performances – Oct. 4-6 and 11-13

Call 859-661-0600 for more information or visit https://www.spotlightactingschool.com 

From the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

State Awarded $9 Million Grant to Improve Mental Health Services in Schools

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) announced today, the award of a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts. Continue reading From the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Lexington Clinic Partners with Berea College

Berea College

Lexington Clinic is pleased to announce Berea College has signed a multi-year, exclusive population health and premier provider network agreement with Lexington Clinic.

With this agreement, approximately 1,200-1,300 members will become covered and gain affordable access to all Lexington Clinic offices and associate practices under Lexington Clinic’s award-winning population health program. In addition, Lexington Clinic will also provide on-site services, specifically designed to care for the needs of that population. Continue reading Lexington Clinic Partners with Berea College

Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida, 88, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berea. Mr. Nassida was born on October 13, 1930 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and was the son of Vincenzo and Catherine Rizzo Nassida.

The husband of Jo Ann Goins Nassida, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War, and a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.

A 2011 EKU Hall of Fame inductee and EKU Distinguished Alumni, Frank Nassida played offensive tackle/defensive tackle and outside linebacker in the 4-4 defense during two Eastern Kentucky Continue reading Frank Robert Nassida