Ashland Lawn Party 2016
LEXINGTON The 20th Annual Ashland Lawn Party was a smashing success. More than 400 attendees gathered to celebrate the legacy of Henry Clay, raising $105,000 to preserve Ashland, Clay’s beloved estate, and to support its exhibits and educational programs. The event sponsor was Alltech, Pearse and Deirdre Lyons. The honoree was the Garden Club of Lexington, celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Ashland, the Henry Clay estate, is a National Historic Landmark and a rare treasure in the heart of Lexington. Established in 1926, the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization, is dedicated to preserving Ashland and operating its educational center. Generous individuals and corporations make the conservation of Ashland, and sharing the legacy of the Great Compromiser, Henry Clay, possible.
Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Golf Tournaments
LEXINGTON Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s 27th Annual Golf Tournament was held June 6, 2016 at the University Club of Kentucky. The event was presented and chaired by Mike Marnhout, the president of Bluegrass Oxygen. Marnhout has chaired this outing for 20 years.
This year the tournament benefits the Community Outreach Program that serves the Appalachian area. In total, this tournament has raised in excess of $2.1 million dollars over the last two decades.