HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Bus­iness news announcements are published in this calendar. 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.


Plan for career and technical education feeback sought, Officials are seeking final feedback on a plan to guide career and technical education. Based on initial feedback, the Kentucky De­part­ment of Education revised its draft of the Carl D. Perkins State Plan. Stakeholders have the opportunity to share thoughts and feedback on the revisions through today. Comments should be emailed to


Anniversary celebration and expansion rib­bon-­cut­ting ceremony, noon March 6, The Gathering Bakery, 730 Knox Blvd., Radcliff. Come celebrate The Gathering Bakery and their expansion and one year anniversary. Ribbon cutting at noon. Lunch specials offered. Radcliff Small Business Alliance event. POC: The Gathering Bakery, 270-307-5607.


General membership meet­ing, noon-1 p.m. March 10, Col­vin Community Center, 230 Free­doms Way, Rad­cliff. Rad­cliff Small Bus­i­ness All­i­ance general mem­ber­ship meeting. Speaker is Reired Brig. Gen. Jim Iacocca, president and CEO of the Knox Regional Development Alliance. POC: 270-268-2394.

Good Neighbor Day Expo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 11, Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Guest speaker is Dan Klein, author of “My 3:59.” Come at 11 a.m. to browse booths, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and meeting begins at noon. Cost is $16 before midnight March 10. $20 day of the event and for non-members. POC: To RSVP, contact Natalie at 270-765-4334, or Brenda at 270-351-4450, To set up a booth, contact Mindy at 270-765-4334 or