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New KET forum addresses latest treatments, what’s working in Kentucky’s opioid crisis

Disrupting the Opioid Epidemic: A KET Forum, hosted by Renee Shaw, features a panel of experts, a live studio audience and three feature segments. The program airs Monday, July 30 at 8/7 pm on KET.

KET hosts Spirits, Sparkles and Spurs fundraiser

KET’s 4th annual Spirits, Sparkles and Spurs – an evening of bourbon, bidding and bluegrass music – will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Brown-Forman Silo Center at Turkey Run Park in Louisville. The event marks the 21st annual gala of the Greater Louisville Regional Board of the Commonwealth Fund for KET.

New KET documentary spotlights Don and Mira Ball

Building Hope: The Don and Mira Ball Story profiles a couple whose generosity has forever changed Kentucky. The philanthropic powerhouse team built a thriving home-building business and devoted their time, talent and treasure to those less fortunate. Whether through recovery programs, serving on university boards, or opening their home to various charitable organizations, Don and Mira Ball have humbly served their community.

Live KET call-in addresses new tax law changes

KET is partnering with the Kentucky Department of Revenue to present Kentucky Tax Law Changes: What You Need to Know, a live call-in program addressing changes to Kentucky’s tax law. The program, hosted by Renee Shaw, will feature expert panelists from the Department of Revenue, updating viewers on the most recent tax law changes enacted by the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly.

KET welcomes kids and families to free Super Saturday event

KET invites families with children ages 2-8 to enjoy free, fun, STEAM-focused activities at its annual Super Saturday event on August 11 from 9 am to 3:30 pm at the KET Studios, 600 Cooper Drive in Lexington. Attendees will get a chance to meet Mr. Steve of PBS KIDS, pose for pictures with favorite PBS KIDS characters, and explore and learn at many fun and educational booths. Registration is free, but required at KET.org/supersaturday.