Yeast football camp returns to YMCA
Wilderness Trace Family YMCA in Harrodsburg will host the fourth annual Craig Yeast Elite Skills Football Camp 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 18-19. The camp will be held at Alvis Johnson Football Field (old Harrodsburg High School), at 371 E. Lexington St. The camp is for first- through eighth-graders. The cost is $40 through July 8, $45 after. For more information, call (859) 734-9622.
Free skin cancer screening offered June 27
The Central Kentucky Cancer Program, in partnership with Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation, is offering an additional skin cancer screening this month due to the large community response for the initial screenings.
The screening is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Monday on the second floor of the Gilcher Building. The Gilcher Building is directly behind the city parking garage in Danville.
A limited number of appointments are available. Appointments may be scheduled Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling (859) 239-2422.
Skin cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. It can take three forms: basal cell, squamous cell or melanoma. The best treatment for skin cancer is early detection by checking your body monthly for signs of skin cancer.
Kidney walk rescheduled for Saturday at Millenium
The “Walk with Sidney the Kidney” event has been rescheduled for Saturday at Millennium Park. The event was postponed due to rain last Saturday. Registration will be 9-10 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. WHIR radio station will broadcast live, providing food and entertainment. Registration is $10 and participants will get a T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the team and individual who raise the most money to benefit Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky. There also will be free screenings for kidney disease and blood pressure checks.