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A Network of Community Support

Making a Difference

KET programs and services help people improve their lives every day. But you don’t have to take our word for it. On these pages, Kentuckians tell their own compelling and inspiring stories of how KET has helped them achieve goals, become more effective in their own work, or simply get more out of life.

A Network of Community Support

The importance of community partnerships was first impressed upon Jim Allen when he was in his early 20s, fresh out of graduate school and beginning his career. Allen got involved […]

Sam Corbett in a blue suit and Mary Michael in a red dress standing outside in a garden area.

Championing the Commonwealth and KET

Mary Michael and Sam Corbett have a shared zeal for Kentucky’s civic and cultural organizations. And it’s that same passion for all things Kentucky that fuels their love for KET [...]

Giving children a strong start

The early years of a child’s life are perhaps the most important, laying a foundation critical to the child’s future health and development.   In Kentucky, research shows that nearly half of all children are […]

Ben Chandler in a blue and white gingham shirt sitting on a wooden desk next to a lamp and framed photos. In the background are a window and bookshelves lined with books.

Striving for a Healthy Kentucky

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended much of the way of life in Kentucky, but it’s also served to underscore the essential role that “good health” plays in so many Kentuckians’ […]

Laura Douglas in a blue blouse and scarf with a black jacket.

The Power of a Great Story

The purpose of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville is about more than exhibiting artifacts and photographs from the former heavyweight champion’s legendary career, says Laura Douglas, the center’s interim […]