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JSF Leadership Awards

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JSF Leadership Awards The Jesse Stuart Foundation recently announced two Judy B. Thomas Board Member of the Year awards: 2014 – Carl and Buzzy Leming of Union, Kentucky 2015 – Ron Cartee of Ashland, Kentucky This award is named for Judy B. Thomas, retired President of the Ashland Oil Foundation who chaired the Jesse Stuart Foundation’s Board of Directors for seventeen years. Jim Gifford

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Message from Dr. Jim Gifford

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Dear Friends:As we enter the month of Thanksgiving, I want to say a sincere “thank you” to each person who has contributed to the success of the Jesse Stuart Foundation. Thanks to you, we have grown into a highly respected regional press and bookseller that is serving both individual readers and the educational system nationwide. With your ongoing support, we can continue to expand our services.The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and I encourage you to consider our wide selection of books, including hundreds of signed and inscribed books by dozens of Kentucky and Appalachian authors. Our book store...

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Convenient Ebook Listings!

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

If you look at the top of the page, you'll see that we've recently added a link that allows you to go directly to the Ebook offerings we currently have on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble NOOK.  These links will save you the hassle of searching for the great ebook you are looking for!

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October 24th, 2015

Posted by Adam Swinford at

Mark your calendars for the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and Appalachian Gift Shop's Open House and Book Signing. The event will run from 1 pm to 4 pm and feature many local authors and several deals for all your holiday shopping needs!

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JSF Needs Your Help!

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

JSF needs your help!We are looking for volunteers to help put on the upcoming Open House. If you'd like to be a behind-the-scenes part of this amazing event, please contact us and let us know!We need volunteers to serve from about 930 AM to around 6 PM on Saturday, August 8th. The event runs from 11 AM to 4 PM. Even if you can only stay part of the time, that would be great!You can message us here, email jsf@jsfbooks.com, or call 606.326.1667.

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