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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 13 items )  

'I'm ME, Not MEAT' Billboard to Honor Pigs Killed in Truck Crash
BARDWELL, Kentucky, Sept. 18 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - PETA Memorial Will Encourage People to Help Keep Animals out of Transport Trucks by Going Vegan * * * In honor of the dozens of pigs who died when the truck carrying them overturned on Kentucky 1377 near the Carlisle County Schools main office, PETA plans to place a billboard near the crash site showing a pig's face next to the words "I'm ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual. Go  more

2020 International Spa Association Board of Director and Officers Elected
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 19 -- The International Spa Association issued the following news release: The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the 2020 ISPA board of directors and officers. Their term will begin at the first ISPA board meeting following the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo. "As a volunteer-driven association, we are grateful for committed members willing to move the association forward through board service," said ISPA President, Lynne McNees. The ISPA board of direc  more

American Board of Family Medicine: Fewer Family Physicians Are Being Trained At New Allopathic Medical Schools
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 17 -- American Board of Family Medicine issued the following news release: In response to a projected shortage of adult primary care physicians, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education accredited 26 new allopathic medical schools between 2002 and 2018. Many of these schools were built in response to national calls to boost specific provider types, in particular primary care, which the Federal Council on Graduate Medical Education suggested in its 2010 report should  more

Bricks and Mortar Still the One to Catch in National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 16 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: While the next generation of talent was on display this past weekend during 2-year-old graded stakes at Woodbine and Churchill Downs, racing's current standouts continue to hold sway in the weekly NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Taking up his customary position out front is leading Horse of the Year candidate Bricks and Mortar, who has held the No. 1 position in the poll since April 8. The son   more

EVENT Oct. 17-18, 2019: ESOP Association Ind., Mich. and Ohio/Ky. Chapters Schedules 5th Annual Great Lakes Regional Conference
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The ESOP Association Indiana, Michigan and Ohio/Kentucky Chapters will host its 5th Annual Great Lakes Regional Conference at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio, Oct. 17-18: Agenda and Speakers include: A "HOW TO" GUIDE TO SELLING TO YOUR EMPLOYEES Moderator: James Junker, Pilot Hill Advisors LLC, Rochester, MI Speakers: Jason W. LeRoy, Doeren Mayhew, Troy, MI; Mark Mills, Mills, Potoczak & Co. LLC, Cleveland, OH * * * RECRUITING & INTERVIEWIN  more

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky: Lexington Oncologist Elvis Donaldson Named to Foundation's Community Advisory Council
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Sept. 17 -- Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky issued the following news release: Retired Lexington oncologist Elvis Donaldson, M.D., has been named to the Community Advisory Council of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. The Council provides the Foundation's Board of Directors with advice and recommendations regarding overall policy direction. Members also serve as liaisons between the Foundation and their communities, assist the Foundation with community outreach acti  more

International Spa Association Wraps Up Successful 29th Annual Conference & Expo
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 19 -- The International Spa Association issued the following news release: A crowd of over 2,200 engaged spa community members came together September 11 - 13 to celebrate the 29th annual ISPA Conference & Expo taking place at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, NV. This annual event host spa industry leaders from around the world as they attend inspiring keynote presentations, high-level educational sessions and an expo floor featuring the latest spa industry products.  more

Kentucky Youth Advocates Issues Statement on Future of Youth Justice in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Sept. 19 -- Kentucky Youth Advocates issued the following statement by Executive Director Terry Brooks: "The axiom that "necessity is the mother of invention" rings true in the case of youth detention in Louisville. Given the Mayor and Metro Council's decision to close the locally operated detention center, the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet working with local nonprofit leaders is moving ahead on what is an imaginative and kid-centric approach to youth justice.  more

Neuroscientist Discusses Benefits of Neuromodulation at Feinstein Marsh Lecture
MANHASSET, New York, Sept. 18 -- Feinstein Institute for Medical Research issued the following news release: * * * - Susan J. Harkema, PhD, discusses novel therapy after a spinal cord injury * * * The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research hosted a Marsh Lecture by a professor of neurological surgery, Associate Director at Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center Susan J. Harkema, PhD, from the University of Louisville, who discussed how epidural stimulation can improve recovery after   more

Neuroscientist Discusses Benefits of Neuromodulation at Institute for Medical Research Lecture
MANHASSET, New York, Sept. 20 -- Feinstein Institute for Medical Research issued the following news release: * * * - Susan J. Harkema, PhD, discusses novel therapy after a spinal cord injury * * * The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research hosted a Marsh Lecture by a professor of neurological surgery, Associate Director at Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center Susan J. Harkema, PhD, from the University of Louisville, who discussed how epidural stimulation can improve recovery after   more

Noel Asmar Group Wins 2019 International Spa Association Innovation of the Year Award
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 19 -- The International Spa Association issued the following news release: International SPA Association is pleased to announce Noel Asmar Group as this year's overall winner for the ISPA Innovation of the Year. Their athleisure uniforms that use recycled fabric made from repurposed plastic bottles received the most votes by ISPA members. With seventeen years' experience of designing clothing, Noel Asmar Group learned it was possible to make their trademark high qual  more

NTRA Weekend Stakes Rundown: Sophomores Take the Main Stage in Pennsylvania Derby, Cotillion Stakes
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 20 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: Each week, the NTRA will provide a guide to the best stakes races in North America and beyond. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). Full previews when available can be found through the link for each race. The sophomore division is back in the forefront this weekend with both the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby for 3-year-olds and Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes for 3-year-old f  more

U.S. Congressman Andy Barr Visits Direct Selling Association Member Scentsy's Warehouse Facility in Lexington, KY
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 -- The Direct Selling Association issued the following news release: To get a first-hand view of business activity in his district, United States Congressman, Andy Barr (R-KY) met with employees at the Scentsy warehouse facility in his hometown of Lexington, Kentucky. The Direct Selling Association, the national trade organization for the direct selling industry, works with members like Scentsy - and executive leaders such as Mark Stastny, Chief Marketing Officer for Scents  more