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Business

  • Statewide workshop to examine renewable energy, efficiency

    A March 13-15 workshop in downtown Louisville will focus on  renewable energy and energy efficiency and look at ways to make those energy technologies work in Kentucky.

    The 2011 Kentucky Statewide Workshop in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is expected to attract industry representatives, scientists, policymakers and professionals from energy-related fields and organizations to the Kentucky International Convention Center.

  • Fort Knox Federal CEO named to Federal Reserve Bank Council

    William J. Rissel, president and chief executive officer of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, has been appointed to a two-year term on the newly formed Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The 12-member council will hold its inaugural meeting March 1-2 to advise Eighth District Federal Reserve Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. James Bullard on local credit, banking and economic conditions.

  • Alliance Printing joins BBB

    Cathy Williamson, manager of the Lincoln Trail branch of the Better Business Bureau, presents an accreditation plaque to Pam Ogden-Crum, owner, and Justin Pack, graphic manager, of Alliance Printing. Alliance Printing recently qualified to be an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau. To be an accredited member, businesses must meet the 15 standards for membership. For more information about the Better Business Bureau and accreditation qualifications, visit www.bbb.org or call 982-1289.

  • Lisa’s Corner of America Opens

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Lisa’s Corner of America, one of it’s newest Chamber Members, on Jan. 29. They are located at 3046 Dolphin Drive, Suite 104, Elizabethtown (beside Snappy Tomato Pizza). Pictured are Lisa Emmerling, owner; Mayor Tim Walker; Rik Hawkins, president of the chamber; Tim Moore state representative; EG Thompson and Bill Wiseman, Hardin County magistrates; family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Reeves completes auctioneer instruction

    Bruce Reeves of Elizabethtown has begun a new journey as a Professional Auctioneer as he recently became a graduate of the Kentucky Auction Academy. The Academy provides 80 intensive hours of classroom instruction, a requirement for those who hope to hold a new auctioneer’s license in several states, including Kentucky. While there are other auction schools in the United States, the Kentucky Auction Academy was the choice of many who wanted to learn the skill of an Auctioneer.

  • Winnelson President Promoted

    WinWholesale, one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of residential and industrial supplies and materials, has appointed Mike Atwell as area leader in the company’s eastern region.

    Atwell, based in Elizabethtown, is responsible for overseeing the growth and operation of 55 Win companies in Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The companies represent the Winnelson, Winair, Winlectric, Windustrial and Winfastener brands.

  • Focus on Finance: Protect your financial information

    By Michael Bateman

    Question: Have there been any new developments in protecting yourself against identity theft?

    Answer: One in every 20 Americans is at risk of being a victim of some form of identity theft this year. That’s the trend according to Javelin Strategies, a prominent research firm, based on the reported incidences of identity theft increasing by 11 percent over the last year.

  • Farm Credit salutes the FFA

    During 2010, ag lending cooperative Farm Credit Services of Mid-America contributed almost $140,000 to FFA projects and programs in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. This includes two major initiatives to help with camp improvements at state facilities in Indiana (Trafalgar) and Ohio (Camp Muskingum).

  • The Cecilian Bank Supports Backpack Program

  • New Chiropractor in Elizabethtown

    Eriksen Chiropractic Centers announces Dr. Craig Cheney as the new doctor at the Elizabethtown Eriksen Chiropractic Center, 701 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown.