Community Service

Community Service

Community Programs & Events sponsored by Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mt. Sterling - Columbia Gas of Kentucky is proud to return as a 2017 sponsor of the many projects and programs, including Advent Musicale, made possible by the Montgomery County Council for the Arts and the Gateway Regional Arts Center. For a schedule of programs, visit www.grackentucky.org/.

Unity Breakfast, January 16, 2017, Lexington - The 22nd Annual Unity Breakfast, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Beta Lambda Chapter Education Foundation, brings members of the community together to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

African American Ball, January 21, 2017, Lexington - The 23rd Annual African American Ball Black-Tie Gala, hosted by the African American Forum, will be held at the Embassy Suites. For more information, visit aafinc.com.

Winterfest, January 19-22 & 26-29, 2017, Lexington - The Kentucky Conservatory Theatre will kick off it's 2016 season with a production of Dreamgirls at the Grand Reserve. For more information, visit myKCT.org

Central Kentucky Heart Ball, February 3, 2017, Lexington - Columbia Gas is proud to support the work of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association through sponsorship of this annual fundraising event.

DanceBlue, February 25-26, 2017, Lexington -  Columbia Gas is proud to support this year-long, student-run fundraising effort that culminates in a 24-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon at the University of Kentucky. Funds raised benefit the Golden Matrix Fund at UK Pediatric Oncology and Markey Cancer Center.

New Home & Remodeling Marketplace, February 24-26, 2017, Kentucky Horse Park Alltel Indoor Arena, Lexington -  This event will give you lots of ideas for your new home or for your next remodeling project.  Visit our booth to find out about rebates on select high-efficiency natural gas appliances.

Thursday Night Live, April - October 2017, Lexington - One of downtown Lexington's most popular events, Thursday Night Live will kick off its 2017 season in April. April is Safe Digging Month, so look for Columbia Gas of Kentucky's team who will be there to remind you to call 811 before you dig! For a full schedule of performing artists, visit downtownlex.com.

God's Pantry Food Bank Taste of the Bluegrass, May 19, 2017, 7-11pm, Lexington - Columbia Gas is proud to continue its tradition of support for Taste of the Bluegrass, bringing together over 60 food and beverage purveyors at Keeneland's Keene Barn & Entertainment Center to support the work of God's Pantry Food Bank. There will be live music and a silent auction, too! For ticket information, visit www.godspantry.org.

Jenny Wiley Theatre 2017 Summer Season,  Prestonsburg - Columbia is pleased to help bring live theater productions to the stage again this summer. For dates and ticket information, call 877-CALL-JWT or visit jwtheatre.com.

Lexington Sister Cities Commission Golf Scramble, June 5, 2017, Lexington - Columbia Gas is pleased to support this event to promote intercultural experiences through the Sister Cities Program. The event will be held at Connemara Golf Course in Lexington. For more information, contact the Lexington Sister Cities Commission at 859-258-3137.

NAACP Frankfort/Franklin County Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet, June 24, 2017, Frankfort - Columbia Gas is pleased to sponsor the 2017 Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet. The event will be held at 6pm at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

Woodford County Humane Society Summer Gala, July 22, 2017, Lexington - Columbia Gas is pleased to return as a sponsor of this event. For more information, contact the Woodford County Humane Society at www.woodfordhumane.org.

American Red Cross - Bluegrass Chapter Disaster Blaster, July 28, 2017, Lexington - Columbia Gas is returns as the presenting sponsor of this event that will take place at a new location, Talon Winery, to celebrate 100 years of service. The event runs from 7-11pm and will feature a special performance by Walker Montgomery.

Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, July 31-August 6, 2017, Lexington - For schedule and ticket information for this ATP Challenger event held at the University of Kentucky Boone Tennis Complex, visit www.lexingtonchallenger.com

Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo, August 4, 2017, Lexington - We're proud to sponsor the 15th annual Minority Business Expo featuring a trade show and outstanding presenters. For ticket information, visit www.LexingtonMBE.com.

KET Super Saturday, August 12, 2017, KET Studios 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington - Our team will be there with a hands on activity to teach kids about what lies beneath the surface and why it is important to always call 811 before digging! Event runs from 9am to 3:30pm. Stop by and see us!

Community Action Council "Summer Soiree," August 18, 2017, 21C Hotel, Lexington - Part of the LexEnd Poverty Series, this event raises funds and awareness for the organization's work to end poverty in our community. For tickets and information, visit www.commaction.org.

Children's Advocacy Center "Down in New Orleans," August 25, 2017, Carrick House, Lexington - We're proud to support this organization and the vital service they provide to children and families in Kentucky.

Baptist Health Foundation Celebration of Care, August 25, 2017, Keeneland, Lexington - This event will take place at 6:30pm. For ticket information, call 859-260-2560.

A Night for The Nest, August 26, 2017, Normandy Farm, Lexington - This event raises funds that help provide a safe place for education, counseling and support to women, children and families in crisis. Join us in celebrating The Nest's 40 years of service to our community. For tickets, visit www.thenestlexington.org or call 859-259-1974.

Touch-A-Truck, August 27, 2017, Keeneland, Lexington - Let your kids get up close to a variety of trucks and construction equipment  - including some from Columbia Gas - at this event to benefit Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass. The event will take place at the Keene Barn from 1-5pm.

CASA of Lexington Superhero Run, September 9, 2017, Lexington - Superheroes, mark your calendars for this 5K run/walk and 1K children's run! In addition to the run/walk events, there will be costume contests, inflatables, games, face painting and more -- all to support the valuable work of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). For more information, visit www.lexsuperherorun.com.

VA5K, November 5, 2017, Lexington - This year's VA5K will officially kick off Lexington's Week of Valor honoring veterans. The VA5K will be held at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Leestown Road. Proceeds benefit the Center, which provides intensive care for some of the region’s most severely injured veterans as well as counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse, nursing home care and a host of other services. For more information, contact susanmurray@nisource.com.