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  • Community foundation increases grant payouts by 34 percent

    More than $16,000 will be given out this week to help 11 organizations with various community needs.

    The funds come from the Oldham County Community Foundation, an offshoot of the Louisville-based Community Foundation. Precisely $16,150 will be given to fund projects from yoga therapy for cancer patients, a toddler education room, pre-diabetes screening and much more.

    Scott Whitehouse, a board member with OCCF, said the amount of funds given out this year is a 34 percent increase over 2013 giving.

  • Oldham Chamber to host job fair at CityPlace

    The Oldham Chamber & Economic Development office is hosting a Career Fair at the new City Place Pavilions on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 7 p.m. About 20 companies are expected to be on hand to take resumes, interview applicants and recruit employees.

  • Ribbon cutting for barber shop

    George Shunnarah, second from right, owner of George’s Barber and Styling, cuts the ceremonial ribbon on his new shop in La Grange. Pictured with Shunnarah is County Judge-Executive David Voegele, center, as well as employees of the Oldham County Chamber and George’s.

  • CUB helps with Light Up

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    Members of Citizens Union Bank help check lights in preparation for Light Up La Grange during a day of service for bank employees.

  • Prospect Area Chamber celebrates 10 years

     

    The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce may not be one of the largest business groups in Kentucky, but it is one of the fastest growing, according to Executive Director Kathy Jacobs.

    And that fast growing group is celebrating its first big milestone this week.

    PACC celebrated 10 years of dedication to charity, community and business with an anniversary party and annual meeting on Tuesday.

  • HoneyBaked Ham returns to La Grange, needs workers

    HoneyBaked Ham enthusiasts will be excited to learn that it just got a bit easier to put their legendary products on your holiday table. No longer will Oldham County residents have to travel to Louisville to pick up cherished HoneyBaked Ham products. Beginning Nov. 7, shoppers will be able to pick up their favorite HoneyBaked Ham signature meats and one-of-a-kind side dishes at Kroger in La Grange.

  • Music shop adds cafe for performances

    The sign on the wall at Hewn from the Mountain Music Cafe says it all about the focus of the shop: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which remains silent.”

    Musician Tom McShane owns the full-service music shop, located in Crestwood, which celebrated the opening of a café with a ribbon cutting ceremonty by the Oldham County Chamber of Commerce last week.

  • Grayson to headline Chamber’s first event at CityPlace

    A former Kentucky Secretary of State will headline the Oldham County Chamber’s first official event at their new CityPlace offices.

    Trey Grayson, now the president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber, will speak at the Business and Biscuits event Friday, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    After being elected Secretary of State in 2003, Grayson resigned near the end of his second term to take over as the director at the Harvard Institute of Politics. After three years in Boston, Grayson recently returned to take over his hometown chamber as president.

  • La Grange businessman recognized by trade publication

     

    A La Grange businessman is being recognized for making waves as vice president of his company.

    Early in his career, Ben Bowman is already the vice president of Parts Unlimited based IN La Grange, and was also recently selected as “35 under 35” by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA).

    Bowman joined PUI, an offshoot of SEMA, in 2010, where he was hired to globalize the restoration company.

  • Baptist Health to celebrate 90th birthday with party

    Birthday parties will break out across Kentucky on Sept. 28 when Baptist Health celebrates its 90th anniversary of caring for families throughout the commonwealth.

    The events will be Sunday, Sept. 28, 2 to 4 p.m., at each of the seven Baptist Health hospitals: Louisville, La Grange, Lexington, Richmond, Corbin, Paducah and Madisonville. Each location will hold drawings to give away an iPad and a Fitbit® to lucky winners, and each will have a photo booth to capture family photos.