Participating community members – Champion of the Year Candidates – will help create a lasting impact for Best Buddies Kentucky, an organization whose mission is to create inclusive opportunities for youth & adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization annually serves over 1,800 members throughout the state in its middle school, high school, and college programs.

 2017 participants will engage in a friendly eight-week competition (September 7 – November 3) to raise the most awareness and funds to benefit Best Buddies. All candidates will be honored at a dinner & auction event – Party with a Purpose – onNovember 3, 2017 at the Gramercy in downtown Louisville; and Best Buddies will crown the winner of Champion of the Year at this event!

 Join the growing network of local professionals who have participated in Champion of the Year over the years! Be a Champion for Best Buddies and to nominate yourself or a friend today!