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Business

  • New leadership class introduced

    The first Leadership Hardin County class will be introduced tonight at the fall Community Relations gathering at the Proffitt family farm in Vine Grove.

    The 10-month program coordinated by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce is the first leadership program staged since the four local chambers chose to merge. It includes 24 participants from local banks,  businesses, schools and governmental entities.

  • Business Calendar

    Monday, Sept. 17

  • Thrift Shop collects donations

    The Mystery Thrift Shop held a silent auction fund raiser to help with the medical expenses for Franklin the Pug, a rescue dog. Franklin was hit by several cars leaving him with broken legs and spinal cord injuries. He has been strolling around in a rear wheelchair and was recently selected for Stem Cell injections. After two injections, Franklin can move his hind legs and do other movements showing the major improvement in mobility and function with the stem cell treatment. The money collected will help pay for some of the medical expenses.

  • Business ties promotion to USA Cares

    atteries Plus, the nation’s largest battery and light bulb franchise, launched a campaign to benefit veterans by supporting USA Cares.

    The promotion is called Time to Care and runs Nov. 5-11, coinciding with Veterans Day. The Wisconsin-based company will roll out the program in its 470 stores, which includes its Elizabethtown store at 948 N. Mulberry St.

  • Oct. 9, 2011 Business Calendar

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    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Venture Group holds October meeting

     

    The Lincoln Trail Venture Group met on Oct. 5 at Stone Hearth Restaurant. Updates were presented from four companies that have received investments from the group.  Digitech Services/Jailtracker, Cool Cover LLC, CMS Text and Synapse were all represented at the meeting.

  • Shoney’s celebrates 25th anniversary

    Shoney’s of Elizabethtown celebrated their 25th anniversary in the Hardin County area with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 30. They are located at 1046 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. In attendance were Amanda Portman, Shoney’s; Chamber board member Mark Haynes of Gold Star Realty/Hodges Auction; Shoney’s staff, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • $5 million airport project begins

    A $5 million renovation project for Elizabethtown Regional Airport at Addington Field is one step closer to landing a commuter airline service.

    Overlay work on the runway temporarily will close the airport beginning today. Airport Manager Roger Lawson said the airport will be closed to flights for no more than 30 days, should everything run on schedule with weather conditions.

    The overlay work will range from about 5 1/2’’ deep to 10-14’’ deep in some places on the 6,000-foot runway, Lawson said.

  • Bush named manager at First Federal

    First Federal Savings Bank has named Tina Bush as retail/small business manager in charge of First Federal’s Retail and Small Business Lending Operations.

    Bush previously served as Banking Center Manager for First Federal’s Munfordville location and has several years experience in small business lending at the bank.

  • Waddell’s Auto & Scrap sponsor comedian

    Waddell’s Auto & Scrap Metal Recycling of Bardstown will be sponsoring comedian Etta May at the Historic State Theater on Nov. 12. Pictured are Kaelin Waddell, Brandon Waddell and Colby Gibson of Waddell’s Auto Recycling, along with Emily West, director at the State Theater.