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Baptist Health Corbin donates ‘Blue Jean Bucks’ to Empty Stocking Program

If you have been to a Baptist Health Corbin facility on any given Friday, you may have noticed some of the employees wearing blue jeans. “Casual Friday” at the Corbin facilities come at a price to the employees, but the proceeds go to several good causes, including the Corbin...

Corbin Rotary Club’s Empty Stocking Fund brings Christmas joy to 460 area children

Christmas came early Friday morning for 460 area children thanks to the Corbin Rotary Club and numerous donors to the Empty Stocking Fund. The club raised $26,000 over the last year to purchase toys, socks and shoes for each child. “We want to make sure all of the children that...

Volunteers needed to wrap presents for Empty Stocking Event

The Corbin Rotary Club is inviting the community to participate in a wrapping party to prepare the gifts to be handed out at the annual Empty Stocking Event. Volunteers are asked to come to The Corbin Center beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday to help wrap gifts for 460 children from...

Letter to the Editor: 30th year was magical for Empty Stocking Fund

To the Editor: On behalf of the members of The Rotary Club of Corbin, and our President Seth Reeves, I want to thank all the contributors and those community volunteers who participated in putting on the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund Christmas party for the children in...

Effort fills stockings for over 470 needy area children

Almost 500 area children received a merrier Christmas last Thursday thanks to the efforts of the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund. Joe Caldwell, who has worked to organize the event for 30 years, said 474 children participated in the 2017 edition held at The Corbin Cente...