Shayla Lynch, J.D. appointed as Executive Director of Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, Lexington

Press release from Erica Lynne Cook, Marketing & Communications Director

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning announced today that Shayla Lynch has been appointed new executive director. An experienced nonprofit professional and fundraiser, Lynch will succeed Neil Chethik and assume responsibilities on May 23, 2022. Chethik, who served as the executive director from 2012—2022, retired in March.

Open call for artists, John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank in Lexington

The John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank in Lexington, Kentucky was created in honor of arts promoter John Irvin to promote Kentucky’s visual artists. Located at 300 West Vine Street, the bank displays its art collection on floors two and three.

Mary Cramer

Mary Reddig Cramer (1847-1915) of Lexington was a Vice President of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association from 1892 to 1913. She was also a member of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky and the Kentucky chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. She attended many of the conventions of the National American Woman Suffrage Association between 1893 and 1912. This image was supplied to H-Kentucky for the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project by Walt Cramer, her great-grandson.

Irene Tanner Myers c1916

Irene Tanner Myers, Ph.D. (11 April 1861 - 30 January 1941) was an ambitious academic leader and women's rights advocate who worked for nearly two decades in Kentucky. She was born in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, at the outbreak of the Civil War, and her parents Charity Cox and Andrew Emmons Myers moved to West Virginia.

Julia Woodworth Connelly c1914

Julia Woodworth Connelly (18 August 1857 - 28 July 1948) was Director of Expression and Dramatic Art at Hamilton College in Lexington, Ky. She was recruited by Luella Wilcox St. Clair (later Moss) to Kentucky in 1903 from St. Louis, Missouri. Connelly had been teaching speech and drama at Lindenwood College for Women (now Lindenwood University) and Alma College.

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