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Business

  • Jewelry and Bridal holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting/grand opening for a new Chamber Member Jewelry and Bridal on Aug. 26. The store is at 1701 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, in the Starlite Shopping Center. Pictured are Scott Ward, owner; Mark Ward, manager; Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker; Brad Richardson, Chamber President/CEO; family, friends and chamber ambassadors.

  • From the Heart holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting and grand opening Aug. 19 for From the Heart, a new chamber member. They specialize in custom silk and dried arrangements, and are at 5001 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 104, Elizabethtown. Pictured are ownerRamona Peebles, Chamber President-CEO Brad Richardson, family, friends and chamber ambassadors.

  • Parade of Homes set for two weekends this month

    The Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association held a kickoff banquet Wednesday to honor builders, lenders, sponsors and other participants in its annual Parade of Homes.

    New houses will be on display around the community Sept. 10-11 and again Sept. 17-18.

    The admission fee for the entire tour is $5 per person.

  • Under Construction: Swope Nissan dealership

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

    What is it? Swope Nissan
    Location: North Dixie Avenue
    When will it open? Dealership is expected to open Nov. 1, 2011
    Square footage: More than 23,000 square feet
    Services offered: New and used cars and 14 state-of-the-art, full service bays

  • Vander Molen named Art Director

    Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions has hired Teresa Vander Molen of Elizabethtown as an art director working on its Keeneland and University of Kentucky accounts.

    She brings 11 years of design experience, including advertising, direct mail, events, publications, branding, social media and web design.

  • Yates qualifies as technician

    The institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration certification announces Dannie Yates of A+ Floors and More in Elizabethtown recently qualified by education and examination as a certified carpet cleaning technician.

    Yates joins the ranks of true professionals within the cleaning, restoration and inspection industry. The IICRC welcomes Yates participation and continuing education.

  • Bluegrass Cellular presents donation

    On Aug. 24 Bluegrass Cellular presented the Advocacy & Support Center of Elizabethtown with a sponsorship of $3,500 for their 4th Annual Via Colori Street Painting Festival. The event will be held on Sept. 10 on the square in downtown Elizabethtown. Bluegrass Cellular has supported and sponsored the event since 2008. For more information on the event go to www.kyviacolori.comor call 234-9236.

  • Focus on finance: Budgeting for retirement

    Question: I am concerned about having enough money to retire. Where do I start?

    Answer: As we approach retirement age we are confronted with many challenges and questions about which to stress. Probably the most frequent question in the minds of those contemplating retirement is “Will we have enough money?”

  • E-town Exterminating celebrates 35 years in business

    A business committed to ridding homes of pests has stayed home for 35 years.

    E-town Exterminating Co. Inc. celebrated its 35th anniversary Friday, hosting a barbecue lunch for employees and community members at its Ring Road location.

    Shawn Rich serves as the CEO of the company. He took the helm from his father, Roy Rich, who started the business and still works at the company part-time.

    Roy Rich said it’s a “great feeling” to reach 35 years.

    “It’s really been a labor of love,” he said.

  • Hodgenville woman working with grocery-delivery business

    Vicki Curry of Hodgenville, an independent affiliate with MPB Today, attended the company's first national convention held Aug. 4-6 in Atlanta.

     

    MPB Today is the marketing for Southeastern Delivery, a grocery-delivery company based in Pensacola, Fla. A growing trend, home delivery of groceries has an estimated industry revenue of $12 billion per year. MPB Today has more than 80,000 affiliates throughout the United States.