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News Release: 1/21/2022

Supreme Court ruling on vaccine mandates has been decided
February 3rd -
Networking Roundtable
Stratton Center
$25 per person
Members Only
Click HERE to register
February 4th -
11:00 a.m.
Grand Opening with Realty Advanced
February 19th -
Mardi Gras Masquerade Casino Night
@ UofL Cardinal Club
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Click HERE to discuss becoming a sponsor
February 23rd -
Morning Mixer with Shelby County Public Schools
@ Area Technology Center
March 18th -
COSi - How to Build a Profitable High Growth Business Workshop
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Click here for more information
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  • 1st Quarter Events
  • Feb 3, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • Feb 19, 2022 - Mardi Gras Masquerade Casino Night
  • 2nd Quarter Events
  • May 12, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • June 11, 2022 - Showcase on Main
  • 3rd Quarter Events
  • Sept 8th, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • Annual Golf Scramble
  • 4th Quarter Events
  • Gluhwein & Octoberfest
  • Nov 9th, 2022 - Annual Awards & Membership Luncheon
Member hosted events
February 21st - HorseSensing - Veterans Horse Activity
March 9th - Masonic Home - Carefree Living Luncheon
March 12th - HorseSensing - People in Recovery
April 21st - Ribbon Cutting @4pm for Shelby Farms Senior Living
National Blood Crisis
Blood and platelet donations are critically needed to help prevent delays in vital medical treatments
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Lazenby
Our mission is to successfully educate, coach and transform small and mid-market companies into profitable, innovative, high-growth businesses that fuel job creation and wealth. COSi was founded in 2001 with the vision of providing entrepreneurs with a fresh “real-world” approach to business education. While there has been no shortage of business schools offering degrees, COSi’s unique curriculum was specifically developed to have an immediate positive impact on the performance of the entrepreneur’s organization.
How to Build a Profitable High Growth Business Workshop
March 18th, 2022
Shelby Farms Senior Living
Andrianna Marshall
100 Williamsburg Dr
By offering a variety of senior living options, each with its own unique blend of care and support, we ensure that the lifestyle you enjoy at Shelby Farms Senior Living is as unique as you are. In our Personal Care neighborhood, seniors who need extra everyday help can still pursue their passions and make meaningful connections with others. In our Memory Care neighborhood, seniors and their loved ones have access to specialized programs and compassionate support, from people who understand that every story is unique, and every story matters. And of course, every option we provide comes complete with friendly people who all share the same goal - to exceed your expectations.
We plan to open our doors to residents in Spring 2022. We are accepting reservations now. 
Little Light House Central Kentucky
Kerry Tanis
222 Main Street
(918) 845-8888
Little Light House Central Kentucky is an affiliate of Little Light House in Tulsa, Oklahoma that has been in existence for 50 years. We are in the launching process and have the same heart and the same mission. We are a nonprofit developmental center for children with special needs: early intervention, tuition free, Christian-based education and therapy combined in the classroom for preschool and toddlers. Our mission is to glorify God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and their communities, and our motto is Helping Kids be Kids! Little Light House Central Kentucky is located at 222 Main Street (in the back parking lot) and once we launch, the office will be open M-Th from 7:30-3:30, with 20 hours of services for our students/week. You can contact us at or call Kerry Tanis at 918-845-8888. 
First Choice Ankle & Foot Care Center, PLLC
Dawn Mariano
1701 Midland Trail
When you have problems with your feet, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.
Louisville Outdoor Turf Product
Stacey English
13005 Middletown Industrial Blvd Ste E
Louisville 40223
(502) 742-0114
The trusted name in outdoor power equipment products & service.
Located in Louisville, KY, Louisville Outdoor Turf Products is your destination for all things outdoor power equipment. Whether your jobs are big or small, we can help find you the right equipment. Our knowledgeable team pays close attention to the needs of each customer to make sure you get the most from your purchase.
We only provide the latest and best in outdoor power products. Our inventory includes everything from small hand-held equipment to zero turn mowers. And if you need your equipment delivered, we can help. We also have a full-service shop with trained technicians to get your equipment back up to speed.
Give us a call or stop by to check out our selection of outdoor power equipment.
German American Bank
Jessica Dobner
1854 Midland Trail
502-647-7405 ext 1405
German American is dedicated to helping individuals, families and businesses achieve greater prosperity and quality of life. Together, our financial team builds lasting client relationships based on integrity, responsive service, innovation, and shared values. We support the communities we serve and believe that when a community thrives, its people prosper.
Stock Yards Bank
William Morris
3794 Lexington Rd
Louisville 20407
Once you get to know us, you’ll find a bank that has an impressive history that began in 1904. During this time, Stock Yards Bank has earned a solid reputation for personal service, financial strength, and a commitment to the highest standards of business ethics. We’ve developed a full range of financial services to meet the needs of each of our customers, regardless of the size or complexity of their needs. We’ve built our business in the simplest and most straightforward way possible – one account at a time, relationship by relationship.
Our mission statement calls for providing unsurpassed service to our customers and a great place to work for our employees. Our commitment to this philosophy is a key reason our parent company, Stock Yards Bancorp, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ:SYBT), has consistently ranked as one of the country’s top-performing community banks and been recognized as one of the "Best Banks to Work For.”
Thanks again for visiting our website. I hope you will explore the wealth of information available. If you are an investor, please check our investor pages for a detailed look at our financial performance, stock facts, and corporate governance information.
Realty Advanced
Larry Baker
718 Main Street
Shelbyville KY
Realty Advanced is a full-service real estate company established in Louisville in 2019. We're excited to be expanding to our second location on Main Street right here in Shelbyville - a dream our broker, Larry Baker, has envisioned since the company's beginnings. Larry is a tried and true Shelbyville resident and trusted professional, working in the area as often as he can. If you're on Main Street, stop by and give us a warm welcome!
IT Security Tip: The top 10 list for keeping your phone secure....
This week, 10 easy tips to mobile phone security:
1. Lock your device with a PIN or password, and never leave it unattended in public
2. Uninstall apps you don’t use
3. ONLY download apps from trusted sources
4. Keep your phone’s operating system updated
5. Install antivirus software
6. Use your phone’s “find me” feature to prevent loss or theft
7. Cover the camera with a camera sticker when not in use
8. Back up your data
9. Encrypt the data if you have sensitive info stored on it
10. Don’t click on links or attachments from unsolicited e-mails or texts 
Coleman Groves
Systems Consultant
Information Systems Consulting Kentucky
(502) 292-5085 - Work
MARCH 9TH, 2022
Don't forget, we are offering FREE radio spotlights to our members!
All you have to do is email Beth to get the ball rolling!
Governor Update
January 21st, 2022
Kentucky Passes 1 Million COVID-19 Cases as Omicron Variant
Continues to Surge, Positivity rate exceeds 30%; 75% of adult Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
1,014,703 total cases since pandemic started
75% of Kentucky over the age of 18 is vaccinated
67% of Kentucky from ages 5-17 have received at least first dose of vaccine
Urge not to go to ER to get COVID tested, overwhelming the ER
COVID-19 Case Information, Vaccinations Update
  • Number of people who have received at least one vaccine dose in Kentucky: 2,824,262
  • Number of people who have received their vaccination booster in Kentucky: 959,754
  • Jan. 15, Cases: 14,896
  • Jan. 15, Deaths: 39
  • Jan. 16, Cases: 9,730
  • Jan. 16, Deaths: 23
  • Jan. 17, Cases: 6,644
  • Jan. 17, Deaths: 18
  • New Cases Today: 8,742
  • New Deaths: 16
  • Wednesday’s Positivity Rate: 30.25%
  • Current Hospitalizations: 2,200
  • Current Intensive Care Admittances: 431
  • Currently on Ventilators: 244
Biden has made plans to issue 1 billion at home rapid tests to be sent to families Go to to request starting January 19, 2022
COVID-19 in Corrections Facilities Update
The Governor said there are 294 active corrections staff COVID-19 cases and 392 active inmate COVID-19 cases. Three institutions are under quarantine (Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex, Kentucky State Reformatory and Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women) to help protect inmates, staff and the broader community. No inmates have been hospitalized due to COVID-19 during the omicron surge. In addition, 84% of inmates have been vaccinated and 55% have gotten a booster.
More winter weather expected to hit Wednesday
Awards Nearly $1 Million to Woodford County through Cleaner Water Program
Unemployment Decreases, Employment Increases in December 2021
The Governor said Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary December 2021 unemployment rate was 3.9%, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, down 0.2 percentage points from the 4.1% reported in November 2021 and down 1.7 percentage points from the 5.6% recorded for the state one year ago.
The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate for December 2021 was 3.9%, down from the 4.2% reported in November 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The number of people employed in December increased by 8,105, to 1,923,807, while the number of unemployed decreased by 2,854 to 78,817.
Time to start looking at scholarship options from the Shelby County Chamber!
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship is designed to assist a Shelby County student who intends to pursue a postsecondary degree in a technical field. Preference will be given to applicants expressing a strong desire to return to Shelby County upon completion of training and/or attainment of the desired degree. The scholarship monies will be awarded toward tuition and/or required books used in the course work at an accredited institution.
Avery Farmer Scholarship
The Avery Farmer Scholarship is designed to assist a Martha Layne Collins High School student who intends to pursue a postsecondary degree. The scholarship monies will be awarded toward tuition and/or required books used in the course work at an accredited institution.
One student from Martha Layne Collins High School will be awarded a one-time $5000.00 award. One student from Shelby County High School will be awarded a one time $2500.00 award. Scholarship stipends are paid to the institution one time at the beginning of the first term and are non-renewable. The scholarship must be used during the year for which it was presented. Scholarship recipients must notify
the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce of their intent to use scholarship funds by August 1, 2022 or the scholarship will be withdrawn and the monies awarded to an alternate applicant.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
● The applicant must be a Martha Layne Collins High School senior.
● The applicant must express a passion for people and be able to articulate how he/she has “loved
big like Avery”.
● The applicant must be accepted in a program at an accredited institution.
Looking for a way to get active?
Check out the local Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and recreation!!
Presidential Sponsors
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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