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Business

  • 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.

  • Former Ky. Secretary of State, Harvard leader to headline Chamber breakfast

    The Oldham Chamber & Economic Development is excited to host Trey Grayson, former Secretary of State, for their October Business and Biscuits. This will be the first chamber event in the new CityPlace Pavilions. Please join the Chamber for this very special breakfast event Friday, Oct. 3 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at CityPlace, 112 South First Avenue, La Grange. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for guests

  • La Grange restaurant supports hunger campaign

    One hungry child in America is one too many for Mike Everhart, the owner of the Ponderosa Steakhouse in La Grange. Everhart, together with parent company Homestyle Dining LLC, has contributed $15,000 to Share Our Strength’s No  Kid Hungry® campaign, which helps connect children across the country to the nutritious food they need every day. Homestyle Dining, based in Plano, Texas, is the owner and operator of the Bonanza and Ponderosa Steakhouse chains of family restaurants.

  • Crestwood group holds flapjack fundraiser in La Grange

    The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to support the local American Heritage Girls Troop of Crestwood by hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20. All proceeds raised will be used to fund special events for troop members and support the Heritage Troop’s general activities, which aim to strengthen character through family, community and service projects.

  • La Grange Rotary, The Oaks team up to make blankets for Linus project

     

    Children often tug along blankets for years and years for a sense of security before finally reaching adulthood. Becky Jew’s goal is to have all children feel the sense of warmth that only a blanket can bring.

    Jew is the chapter coordinator of Project Linus, which is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide love, sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need.

  • Former Beard’s store gets new name, owners

     

    A well-known Crestwood outdoor equipment store has been purchased and will feature a new name.

    Beard’s Outdoor Power Equipment, formally family-owned and operated by Richard Beard, will now be known as Andersons’ Sales & Service.

    Andersons’ is currently owned and operated from Madison, Ind., but its new location will continue to be located at the former Beard’s location on West Highway 146 in Crestwood, according to new owner Joshua Anderson.

  • Residents buzz about facility’s first year

     

    Barbara Mendenhall came in “kicking and screaming” to BeeHive Homes in early April. Ten days in, though, she knew she was “home.”

    Mendenhall was one of 15 residents that celebrated the assisted living facility’s one-year anniversary in Goshen last week.

    “When I came in, I thought it was a nursing home, but it’s more like a country club,” Mendenhall said as she sat with friends, including a 99 year-old former Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player and a former professional dancer from New York City.

  • La Grange couple wants to turn love of wine into full-time business

     

    Combining work with something you love is often a good career choice and Michael Vogt, of Vogt’s Vineyards, LLC in La Grange, really loves wine.

    “It’s a hobby that’s become an obsession,” he said.

    Partnering with his wife, Carina, the two are hoping to start selling their own wines and eventually open up La Grange’s first vineyard in the future.

  • New shop in La Grange features bilingual barber

     

    For years women could choose to get highlights, haircuts and the latest gossip in a plethora of La Grange beauty shops, and now male residents will be happy to know there is now a barbershop providing back-to-basics services.

    George’s Barber Styling, named after its owner George Shunnarah, has been located in Crestwood since its beginnings as a barber school in 1999.

    Shunnarah turned the school into a successful barbershop in 2005, providing haircuts, straight razor shaves and beard trims.

  • Walmart completes land purchase for new Crestwood location

    A new Walmart in Crestwood is one step closer to reality with the completion of the land purchase.

    According to deed records, Walmart paid $4.1 million to Oldham Farms Development LLC for two parcels of land on the Highway 329 Bypass, also known as Veterans Memorial Parkway.

    Both the Oldham County Planning and Zoning Commission and the Crestwood City Commission approved the site this past spring for a new Walmart SuperCenter.