Congratulations to our 2018 Outstanding Appalachian Woman, Leslie Bledsoe. Leslie was chosen as our Outstanding Appalachian Woman this year because of her phenomenal love of people. Leslie made two trips to Florida and one to Texas this year to provide food and clothing to hurricane victims as a part of her "With Love from Harlan" project. She has placed blessing boxes throughout Harlan County to provide food items and necessities to those in need. Leslie also founded the "Lo
2018 was a record-breaking year for our Celebration of Appalachian Women Conference. This year we had over 200 participants! Check out some highlights from our educational and fun-filled day below.
We'd like to thank everyone who helped make the 2018 Conference possible. Our presenters: Dr. Georges Damaa - ARH Cardiologist, Andrea Miller - Director of Economic Empowerment KCADV, Craig Tagmeyer - Director of Psychiatry ARH, Melissa Lay & Ashley Turner - Catos, Kimberly Bull