HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Bus­iness news announcements are published at no charge in this calendar. Items for Sunday’s calen­dar must be turned in by noon Wed­­nes­day. POC refers to “point of con­tact.” To up­date or sub­mit a cal­endar entry, email businessnews@thenews­enter­, call 270-505-1751 or fax to 270-769-6965.


Lincoln Trail Venture Group meeting, 11:45 a.m., ECTC main campus room 303 of the OTB building, 600 Coll­ege Street Road, E’town. Pre­sent­ation from Brad Lutrell and Rick Wiseman. POC: RSVP to Lisa Boone, 270-307-4214 or


Grand opening and ribbon-­cutting ceremony, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cheetah Clean, 4060 S. Dixie Blvd., Rad­cliff. Grand opening changing the name from Metro Auto Spa and Lube to Cheetah Clean. Free hot dogs, drinks and numerous giveaways. Ribbon cutting at noon. A Rad­cliff Small Business Alliance event. POC: Lamar Jones, 270-351-5555.


Grand opening and rib­bon-­cut­ting ceremony, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 6, new Har­din County Cooperative Ex­ten­sion Service, 111 Opp­or­tunity Way, E’­town. POC: 270-765-4121.

RSBA Monthly Membership Lun­cheon, Noon-1 p.m. Sept. 10, Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. RSBA ban­king forum with alliance mem­bers sharing information on finances and how to reach your financial goals. Financial officers scheduled to appear are Darin Logsdon, Eric Whelan, James Watson and Ray Springsteen. Lunch is $7 per person. There is no cost to attend the meeting. Lunch catered by Colton’s Grill and Steak House. Expect a large crowd, so please arrive early and bring plenty of business cards. Meeting open to all. A Radcliff Small Business Alliance Event. POC: Barry Say­lor, program chair­man,

Hardin County north end legislative and economic update, 5-6 p.m. Sept 10, Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken, 178 S. Dixie Blvd, Radcliff. State Rep. Nancy Tate will address the regional impact of the Nucor Steel plant on the north end of Hardin County, her prison reform initiative and other legislative priorities. POC: T.W. Shortt, 270-319-3212.