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Neighborhood: three people smiling at the cameraCouncilmembers and NASCAR at Shriners
Councilmembers Angela Evans and Preston Worley spent the day at Shriners Hospital with NASCAR driver David Ragan (No. 38) last month. The kids enjoyed a friendly remote control car race with Ragan in the parking lot of the hospital. Ragan was in town for the Kentucky Speedway and wanted to utilize his down time to give back to the community.

 

Live Green at the Library
Live Green Lexington presents a Neighborhood Leadership Meeting on Monday, August 26 at 6 pm, at the Hamburg Library. Whether you’re the president of a neighborhood association or a newly-interested member of the community, all are welcome to attend and find out more about Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works.

 

New Costco Membership Feature
Costco announced a new membership feature that will make checking out a breeze. There’s nothing worse than loading up a full cart of groceries to realize you have no idea where you put your membership card. We’ve all done it before.

Costco is introducing digital membership cards on the Costco app. The app now comes with a digital Costco card with a specialized QR code to scan every time you check out.

 

Hamburg Senior Living Development Hits Snag
Urban County Council recently voted 8 to 4 against Clover Communities’ requested rezoning on Todds Road for a proposed senior community.

 

Andover Gets a New Chance
Neighborhood: plaque for a golf course on a brick wallAnderson Communities has submitted a re-zoning request for the now defunct Andover Golf Course. The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council voted Monday, July 8 to approve the zoning requests for almost 18 acres.

 

Hamburg Shoplifting Sting a Success
Lexington Police Department reported that a recent “three-day operation in the Hamburg shopping area and Richmond Road corridor resulted in charges against more than three dozen people. $6800 in stolen merchandise was recovered, including power tools, clothing, cosmetics, cookware, and pet food.”

 

Lakeside Race at Jacobson Park
Run for it during Lakeside Lager Cross Country 5k/10k on Friday, August 2 at 6:45 pm. Lakeside Golf Course hosts a cross country race overlooking the beautiful Jacobson Park Reservoir. After you cross the finish line, enjoy an evening with food trucks and Fairway Flicks.

 

Neighborhood: man holding tickets wearing a navy poloAs a media sponsor of this year’s Barbasol Championship, HJ served up grounds passes to friends and fans as part of our Freebie Friday promotions on Facebook. (Be sure to follow HJ’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter if you enjoy free perks in the neighborhood!)

 

 

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This article also appears on page 6 and 7 of the August 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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