Thursday, March 23, 2017

Finance and Administration KECC Golf Scramble: April 28th

Finance KECC Golf Scramble: Join us on April 28!

Finance and Administration will be hosting their 2017 KECC Golf Scramble on Friday, April 28! Two sessions are available, so so sign up today before your preferred spot fills up!

The scramble is at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Frankfort, KY. The morning session begins at 8:30am, and the afternoon session at 1pm, both are shotgun starts. Lunch will be served at noon.
  • $50 per golfer and includes prizes, greens fee, cart, and lunch!
  • Juniper Hill Member with full membership - $30 each
  • Juniper Hill Member with green fees only - $40 each
  • Cash/Check will be accepted upon registration at the course
Prizes will be awarded! If you have questions, please contact JC Newton:

For registration contact:

Teresa Prather:

Monday, November 7, 2016

Personnel Cabinet KECC Holiday Bazaar

Knock your shopping list out before Thanksgiving!

Holiday party decorations to cherished gifts, the Personnel Cabinet KECC Holiday Bazaar has it all. Shop for a cause this Thursday, Nov. 17th. Join us at the State Office Building (501 High Street) from 8am to 3pm to check a few items of your holiday to-do list.

Minimum 15% of proceeds will benefit KECC!

Monday, October 31, 2016

KECC Weight Loss Challenge

KECC Weight Loss Challenge
Sponsored by the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

All state employees are invited to join in on our weight loss challenge which starts Wednesday, November 2nd.   

Lose 9% of your body weight in 12 weeks

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  1. $20 to participate. At the time of registration, a $5 donation will be donated directly to KECC.  The $15 registration fee will be distributed as prizes to those who meet their 9% weight loss goal.  
  2. Payment due at time of registration.  Participants will not be fully registered or allowed to submit a starting weight until payment is received. 
  3. Pre-register with Laura Negron ( CHFS campus employees and CHFS field staff should contact Beth Morris at to pay and register and arrange for onsite or photo email weigh-ins. 
  4. Late registrations will be accepted. However, no additional time will be allowed (For example – if someone wants to join AFTER November 2, they can, but they will still only have until January 25 to meet their goal).
  5.  Initial weigh-ins will begin on Wednesday, November 2 (later submissions will be accepted). 
  6. Weigh-ins must be at an approved site. Verified off-site field staff weigh-ins will be accepted with prior approval. Please contact Laura Negron for weigh station options. 
Current weigh station locations:
  • Capital Plaza Tower (11th floor) 
  • Chamberlin 
  • Teton Trail 
  • Fish & Wildlife headquarters 
  • Capital City Complex (Versailles Road) 
  • Sower Building 
  • KYTC Building 
  • Kentucky Retirement 
  • State Office Building 
  • CHR Building 
  •   Kentucky ABC 
Additional Details:
  • Participants must weigh in weekly (up to 2 missed weeks will be allowed).  If you miss more than 2 weeks, you will not be eligible for prize money.  
    • If you will be out of the office, you may weigh in at home or off-site and email your weight as proof of weigh in, as long as it’s not the first or last week of the challenge. 
  • Please note – due to holidays, the weeks of Nov. 21 – 25 and December 26 – 30 are exempt from the mandatory weigh-ins.  
    • Participants may still submit weights during those weeks, but missed weigh-ins will not count toward the 2 allowed “skip weeks.” 
  • Participants who have lost at least 9% of their initial body weight on January 25, 2017 will be awarded prize money (equally divided between all winners). 
  • Participants will be given their goal weight at the initial weigh in.  Participants must be at or below their goal weight at the final weigh in to receive prize money.  Goal weight is based on the participant’s weight at the initial weigh-in. 
  • Participants who meet their goal prior to January 25 must maintain the goal weight until the end of the challenge. 
  • Everyone who loses 9% or more is guaranteed at least their $15 registration fee back. 

Proceeds will be donated to KECC!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Governor's Office Online Auction - October 31st

Online auction begins Monday, October 31st!

The Governor's Office KECC auction starts this Monday, Oct. 31st at 8:00am. Are you ready for it?! The auction ends on November 7th at 3:30pm, so don't miss your opportunity to bid. There is a great assortment of items up for grab: 

  • Home decor
  • Ladies accessories
  • Restaurant and snack basket gifts
  • Golf packages
  • Hand-knitted items

All proceeds will benefit KECC!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

KCDHH Car Wash for KECC - Nov. 3

Join us Nov. 3rd to get your car in tip top shape!

Your car can always use a good wash to keep it looking shiny and new! We are washing cars for KECC this Thursday, Nov. 3rd, so get in line at 632 Versailles Road starting at 11:30am to support a great cause!

All proceeds will benefit KECC!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tourism Chili Cook-Off - Oct 28

Join us Oct. 28th for a spicy good time!

You can never get enough chili in the fall! Join us Friday Oct 28th at 11:30am to be a judge at this year's tastiest KECC chili cook-off! $5.00 will get you a bowl of chili with condiments and a voting ticket. It's for a great cause and your taste buds will thank you!

All proceeds will benefit KECC!

KYTC Family Feud Halloween Edition

It's time to play the Family FEUD!

Join us for Halloween Family Feud to benefit KECC! For just $2.00 you can join our audience this Friday, October 28th from 12 to 2pm at 200 Mero Street (Auditorium).

See you there!

 All proceeds will benefit KECC.

Secretary of State Silent Auction - Oct 28th

Join us Friday, Oct. 28th for Shopping & Lunch!

Is your holiday shopping finished? If not, join us for the Secretary of State silent auction and chili/soup lunch on Friday, October 28th. The auction will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Lunch will be served from 11:30am to sell-out.

In addition to chili/soup, lunch will include sandwiches, desserts, and a drink. ($6.00 minimum donation)

Join us outside of Rooms 154 - 158 of the State Capitol to benefit KECC!

Some of the great items up for auction include: Sports passes, Holiday and home decor, Distillery tour passes, Jewelry & Accessories -- Just to name a few!

 All proceeds will benefit KECC.

KYTC KECC Chili Cook-Off

Join us Friday, Nov. 4th for the competition of the year!

KYTC is holding a cabinet-wide KECC chili cook-off on Friday November 4th (11:30am to 1:30pm), and you're invited to be a judge!

The KYTC office versus office competitors are in it to win it, so judges are in for a real treat.  Everyone is invited to be a judge for just $5.00. This includes one cup with unlimited tastings, 1 drink & ballot.  Weather permitting, the chili cook off will be outside, behind the KYTC building (200 Mero St.) on the east side. 

Proceeds will benefit KECC!

Monday, October 24, 2016

Dept. of Revenue Chili / Soup Cook Off - Oct 27th

Join us Thurs, October 27th for a hot & tasty lunch!

This Thursday, October 27th, the Department of Revenue will host a Chili / Soup Cook Off to benefit KECC. Join us at the State Office Building (502 High St, Frankfort)! Ladles will be pouring from 11:30am to 1pm, so come early before we run out! Choose chili or soup, a sandwich & drink for just $5.00.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

KCDHH Pumpkin Decorating Contest: Oct 31st

We've got spooky spirit, how 'bout you?

Get ready to show off your creativity and skills! The KCDHH pumpkin decorating contest is almost here. Have you begun planning your entry?   

We will be judging your gorgeous and ghoulish gourds on: 
  • Originality 
  • Use of Pumpkin
  • Quality
  • Suitability of Pumpkin Title
Categories include:
  •  Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Unusual 
  • Best of Show

Judging will be on Monday, October 31st at 1pm. Pumpkins may be dropped off on the dates listed below at the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing office - 632 Versailles Road Frankfort, KY 

  • Oct. 28 (10am to 3pm) 
  • Oct. 31 (by 10am)
There is a $5.00 entry fee per pumpkin. Proceeds go to benefit KECC, so enter more than one pumpkin for more chances to take home prizes and the glory!

Questions about rules or registration form should be directed to Jayna Oakley:

Join us Oct. 27th for shopping & lunch at the Attorney General KECC Holiday Bazaar

Attorney General KECC Holiday Bazaar - Oct 27th

The Office of the Attorney General will host a KECC holiday bazaar on Thursday, October 27th from 10am to 2pm. Join us at the Office of the Attorney General 1024 Capital Center Drive Suite 200 - Conference Rooms to shop, snack, and support local artists! Jewelry to ceramics, we've got it all, and 15% of proceeds will go to benefit KECC! Donate $5.00 to KECC and get 2 slices of Papa John’s Pizza & a bottled water.

We are excited to welcome the following vendors to the event and are positive you will enjoy their selections!

Charlene Hardin - Homemade treats, baby & toddler blankets, homemade breads & pimento cheese

Shell’s Stones - Beaded jewelry - earrings, bracelets, necklaces

Three’s Company - Jewelry and gift items

Uniqueness - Pottery light houses, pottery people, wood décor, dish towels, tile coasters, Halloween & Christmas décor

Simplie Girlie Embroidery & Vinyl Designs - Embroidery, vinyl, shirts, earrings, quilts, custom items, decals, cups

Avon & homemade costume jewelry

Scentsy - Candle wax & wax burners

Thirty-One Gifts - Totes, thermals, purses and accessories, organizational products that can be personalized

Mary Kay - Skin care, color cosmetics, body care, fragrance, gift baskets, gift cards

R&L Works - Handmade beaded changeable watch bands and bracelets

Kentucky Made & More - Represent artists from Kentucky & surrounding states. (hummingbird houses, cheese boards, ornaments, nativity scenes, cashmere scarves, wood salad tongs, just to name a few!

D's Purses & Accessories, DMH, Inc. - Purses, jewelry, scarves

Premiere Design jewelry - High fashion necklaces, earrings, bracelets, watches, rings

Kay's Kreations & Design - Car decals, wine glasses with decals, coffee mugs with decals, vinyl t-shirts; homemade Christmas ornaments

Pampered Chef – Kitchen tools, food products, and cookbooks for preparing food in the home

Homewooden Designs - Handmade wooden items for home, office or gifts; coat racks, key racks; small boxes; necklace racks, etc.

Contact Debbie Spaulding for more information:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Join us for Burgoo & Cornbread Oct. 18th!

Office of Attorney General Burgoo Lunch

The Office of the Attorney General will host a KECC Burgoo lunch on Tuesday, October 18th from 11:30am to 1:30pm (or as long as supply lasts).

A $5 donation to KECC will get you a hot bowl of burgoo cooked by an OAG staff member plus a piece of cornbread.

We will see you at the Capitol Basement Snack Shop this Tuesday for lunch. Come early before we run out!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Chili to Chip Shots: KECC special events are underway!

KECC/KYTC District 7 Golf Scramble

There was endless beautiful weather for the Transportation District 7 Golf Scramble on September 22nd at the Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, KY. 108 golfers joined us for food and fun on the links, including from as far away as northern Indiana!The event raised over $7,668 for KECC. In addition to a round of golf under clear blue skies, participants were treated to lunch, games, and prizes!


Thank you to all those who joined in on the fun!

Monday, October 10, 2016

KECC Mid Term rally was a smashing success!

A grand venue for great results!

The Governor's Mansion was host to the 2016 Mid Term Rally, and you missed quite the event if you weren't there. We are pleased to say that during the rally we collected over $550,000 in cash and payroll donations! This puts us well ahead of 2015's pace and leaves us at just shy of 50% of the way to our 2016 goal. Kentucky state employees' capacity for generosity is something to be admired. Whether it's financial giving or volunteering your efforts at a fundraising event, we appreciate your commitment to Servant Leadership!

In addition to Governor Bevin's thoughts on the 2016 theme, Servant Leadership, he encouraged the KECC team to blow this year's goal of $1,145,000 out of the water. At the rate we're going, we are optimistic that we might just do so!

Our guest speaker, Elizabeth Turner, shared her very moving story about how KECC partner charity, Kosair Charities, has transformed her life. Turner's seven-year old daughter, Molly has received assistance through several Kosair-funded agencies throughout her life. Molly has suffered from seizures since she was born, a result of a rare genetic condition that also causes developmental delays.

In addition to therapy services and access to a pediatric daycare facility for medically fragile children, Kosair Charities has provided the Turner family with a greatly needed support network. Doctors told Molly's mother and father that she would never be mobile, but Molly has proven them wrong! Because of therapy services and adaptive equipment provided from KECC partner charity, Kosair Charities, Molly has taken her first steps.

Never doubt that your KECC donation makes a difference -- it does! Children like Molly and families like the Turners benefit from your generosity everyday.


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Governor's Office: KECC Auction Donation

Governor's Office: KECC Auction: Help us out by October 21st

The Governor's Office 2016 KECC Online Auction needs your help! Please help the Governor's Office reach their goal by donating items for the auction by Friday, October 21st! Donations may be dropped off at 700 Capitol Ave. Room 100.

No alcohol please (special permit required). Gift certificates are acceptable substitutes for these items. 

Monday, October 3, 2016

Personnel Cabinet Panera Night - October 17th

Personnel Cabinet Panera Night - Oct 17th

Join us for dinner on Monday, October 17th (4 to 8pm) at Panera (101 West Ridge Drive - Frankfort, KY 40601). Bring a hard or electronic copy of the flyer and portion of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to KECC! Let's make this event a huge success - Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to participate.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Food Truckapalooza: Mon, October 3rd!

Join us Mon, October 3rd for lunch & dinner

This Monday, October 3rd, the Personnel Cabinet will host a food truck feast. Join us on the CCU side of the Office Building at 8am for waffles! All other vendors will arrive by 11am. We know you'll be hungry, so join us for breakfast and lunch! A portion of proceeds will benefit KECC.

Monday, September 26, 2016

LRC KECC Golf Scramble: Join us on September 30th!

LRC KECC Golf Scramble: Join us on September 30th!

The LRC 2016 KECC Golf Scramble is this week -- September 30th! Registration spots are still available, so sign up today before they fill up!

The scramble is at the Lakeview Springs Golf Course. Shotgun start at 2:30pm. Registration is $30 per golfer. CASH prizes and door prizes will be awarded! If you have questions, please contact Katie Carney: 502-564-8100, ext. 876.

Entry forms should be returned to Liz Smith:

Legislative Research Commission
702 Capital Avenue
Room 352 Capitol Annex
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-8100, ext. 1275

Friday, September 23, 2016

Trick or Trot 5k Run/Walk - Oct 22nd

Probation & Parole -- KECC 5k Run/Walk Oct 22nd

The Trick or Trot race will be held on October 22nd at 8 am. It begins and ends in downtown Hopkinsville, via a route that includes a large section of the community’s popular Greenway Rail Trail. Join us for the race and costume contest. Proceeds will go to benefit KECC!
  • $20/person (Sept 15 to Oct 8)
  • $30/person (Oct 9 to 22) 
Packets will be available for pick up Friday, October 21st from 8AM to 4:30PM @ The Probation & Parole Office. They will also be available from 6:30AM to 8:30AM the day of race.

Contact Kelly Garner: 270-889-6530; fax 270-889-6519; email-  
Forms can be mailed or dropped off at 901 South Main Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. Waiver at bottom of form must be signed.