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  • Focus on Finance: Vacation fun on a budget

    Question: With the economy being what it is, are people still taking family vacations?
    Answer: The family vacation is just as much an American staple as fireworks on the Fourth of July.  From Memorial Day to Labor Day, families all across the country visit national landmarks, beaches, mountains or just get together with friends.

  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Cheddars

    Under Construction will appear each Thursday on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Cheddar's Casual Cafe
    Location: Beside Kohl's off North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown
    When will it open? This fall
    Service provided: With a variety of offerings, including salads, steaks, ribs and sandwiches
    Number of employees: Expected to employ close to 175

  • ZimZaga Island opens in Towne Mall

    From left, Tee Masaniai, property manager, Towne Mall; Barbra Dawson, owner of ZimZaga Island; Theresa Steinemann, business development manager, Towne Mall, celebrate the opening of ZimZaga Island, an inflatable fun center for children and is located near Sears.

  • Under Construction: Meineke Car Care Center

    Under Construction will appear each Thursday on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Meineke Car Care Center
    Location: South Dixie Boulevard, across the street from Radcliff Church of Christ
    When will it open? Six to eight weeks
    Service provided: Full service vehicle maintenance including brakes, tires, exhaust and oil change.
    Number of employees: Expected to employ between six and eight people

  • Citifinancial changes its name to OneMain Financial

    On July 1, the CitiFinancial office at 181 Towne Drive will change its name to OneMain Financial.

    Branch Manager Michelle Volpert indicates the name change will not impact the products and services customers have come to know and appreciate, stating, “We’ll continue to work with each customer, one-on-one, to find a loan option that’s right for them and be here when they need us. The new name better fits who we are and what we do.”

  • Owsley Chiropractic celebrates five-year anniversary

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting and five-year anniversary event June 24 for Owsley Family Chiropractic at 585-B Westport Road, Elizabethtown. Representing the City of Elizabethtown was Councilman Tony Bishop and his wife, Becky. Also participating were chamber board chairman Tom Hewlett, owner Dr. Michael Owsley and his wife, Kelly, and son, plus family, friends, staff, chamber board members and ambassadors.

  • 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.

  • Namaste becomes member of Hardin County Chamber

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting on June 9 for a new chamber member, Namaste Indian Cuisine Restaurant, 212 Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown, behind La Quinta Inn and Suites. Present were owner Perry Patel, Marketing manager Sue Cundiff, Chamber Board Chairman Tom Hewlett, Chamber President Brad Richardson, Chamber board members, family, friends, staff and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Towne Mall donates fountain money to CASA

    Towne Mall presented $675.94 to CASA that was collected from the mall fountain. CASA is Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization that promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children.

  • Focus on Finance: Money available to help Kentuckians bridge the gap

    Question: I lost my job last year and I am having trouble keeping up with my mortgage. Is there a program that can help me until I get back on my feet?