The first of the summer series of Downs After Dark presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka was held June 2 at Churchill Downs.
DJ 2nd Nature spun tunes for the crowd, while four lucky fans received a chance to choose between placing a $1,000 win wager on the horse of his/her choice or walk away with a $100 Thorntons gift card through the Bet or No Bet sweepstakes presented by Thorntons.
The next Downs After Dark will be held Saturday, June 16.
Janice Carter Levitch appeared on June 2 at the Comfy Cow on Frankfort Avenue to sign copies of her book â€œQuiet Powerâ€ of The Graceful Energy Series.
The Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckianaâ€™s Denim & Diamonds Gala Celebration was held June 1 at Historic Locust Grove.
The event benefited programs that improve quality of life among the Parkinsonâ€™s disease community.
Graduates of the Sacred Heart Academy Class of â€˜82 reunited for their 30 year high school reunion with a cocktail party on June 2.
A tribute dinner honoring Marie and Ron Abrams was held at The Temple Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom on June 3.
The 2012 Lincoln Day Dinner was held on May 19 by the Republican Party of Kentucky at the Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington.
APRON, Inc., a non-profit group whose mission is to assist members of Louisvilleâ€™s Independent Restaurant Community with emergency relief funds, hosted its first fundraiser on June 3 at Theater Square Marketplace.
The event was themed around the Roaring 20â€™s and featured cocktails, a silent auction, savory dishes and desserts from some of Louisvilleâ€™s top restaurants.
The Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc. (LCCC) honored founder of Women 4 Women, Inc., â€˜Cissyâ€™ Musselman, with the Lyman T. Johnson Distinguished Leadership Award on May 31 at the LCCC atrium in Downtown Louisville.
The Lyman T. Johnson Distinguished Leadership Award is given annually to an individual who best exemplifies the spirit of Dr. Johnson through voluntary commitment to serving the citizens of the metropolitan area of Louisville in the areas of education, civil rights, and/or human or community service.
LCCC also presented community service awards to The Younger Womanâ€™s Club of Louisville and Middletown Christian Church.