August 30, 2014

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Dragon Boats race against cancer

Founding Father of the Kentucky Thorough-Breasts and Paddling for Cancer Awareness Inc., Jim Thaxton, strikes a pose at the lake’s edge. In the background a Dragon Boat prepares to race. Mr. Thaxton wears a stylish, pink Mohawk wig to commemorate the occasion. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

The third annual Paddling for the Pink - Dragon Boat Festival, sponsored by the Kentucky Thorough-Breasts and Saint Elizabeth Health Care was held at the A.J. Jolly Park Lake in Campbell County on September 8, 2012 beginning at 9:00 a.m. It is estimated that close to 5,000 people participated in the festival.