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News Release: 3/10/2022

March 18th -
COSi - How to Build a Profitable High Growth Business Workshop
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April 12th -
Morning Mixer @
Little Light House
April 19th -
Main Street Clean Sweep
@ Stargazer Plaza
***Have another event coming up we can share? Send it our way!!***
  • 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
March 11th - Silo Farms Fish Fry
March 12th – Shelbyville Sprint Art & Craft Show – Sponsored by: U.S. Trailer Center
March 12th - HorseSensing - People in Recovery
March 26th - HorseSensing - Gold Star Family
April 12th - Morning Mixer @ Little Light House of Kentucky
April 12th - Career & Technical Education Partnership Celebration Dinner
April 15th - Eminence Job Fair
April 18th - 12th Annual Shelby County Friends of Scouting Dinner
April 19th - Main Street Clean Sweep on Main Street 8:30 - 11:00am
April 21st - Ribbon Cutting @4pm for Shelby Farms Senior Living
April 23rd - Dogwood Festival
April 27th - Mixer & Ribbon Cutting @ KFB Shelbyville
April 30th - Health Fair @ Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks
April 30th - HorseSensing - Pie Contest
May 9th - ALC Golf Scramble
May 12th - Networking Roundtable in Simpsonville
May 21st – Planters Festival in Simpsonville
May 30th – Farmers Market in Simpsonville 
June 1st - Mixer @ Lacey Stivers State Farm
June 4th - Simpsonville Farmers Market, Spring Festival and Hair bangers ball
June 11th - Showcase on Main
June 29th - Morning Mixer @ KFB Simpsonville
Dale Wesley with Re/Max ad Kelly Kirby with ADT welcoming Fischer Homes to the Shelby County Chamber! It's great to be able to help our members connect!
We’re pleased to share that Stock Yards Bank & Trust and Commonwealth Bank & Trust are now ONE GREAT COMPANY! 
Together, we create a premier financial institution with the scale, security and strength to support our customers in every community we serve across Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.
"Community banking is about service." 
Stock Yards and Commonwealth share this philosophy and understand the importance of our relationships with customers. We look forward to continuing the great service to which you have grown accustomed while helping you meet your financial goals.
Stock Yards Bank & Trust is working to make this transition as easy as possible for Commonwealth Bank customers. 
Here are a few things to know about the transition:
  • CHECK YOUR MAILBOX: You will continue to receive more information by mail as this transition continues, including account mapping and online banking information.
  • DEBIT CARDS: If you have a Commonwealth Bank debit card, be on the lookout for your new Stock Yards Bank debit card, which will be mailed the week of March 14.
  • TAX FORMS: On Fri. March 25 at 5 PM EST, Commonwealth Bank’s online banking will no longer be accessible. Please make sure to print all of your electronic tax forms PRIOR TO MARCH 25 to ensure those important forms are saved. These forms will not be available when you log into Stock Yards Bank online banking on Mon. March 28. 
  • MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MON. MARCH 28: This is the day that you can start using all 73 Stock Yards Bank branch locations. Visit to find the locations most convenient to you. Starting March 28, you can also log into Stock Yards Bank digital banking, use Stock Yards Bank BillPay and begin accessing other bank services. 
If you have any questions, the Stock Yards Bank Call Center is ready and able to assist you!
Just call (502) 582-2571 or send an email to
Do you have a teenager looking to schedule their permit testing? Road test? Alive at 25?
What about looking to renew your license or get the new Real ID?
Well, we have you covered! Step by step directions for all that just below!
401K MEAP program is now available to all our members! Want to know more? CLICK HERE and let us know and we will CONNECT you!
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
Traditional Bank
Frank Page
Traditional Bank is headquartered in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. This year the bank celebrates its 120th year anniversary as an independent, community bank. We have 16 full-service banking centers in 6 Kentucky counties, a loan production office in Louisville, and approximately $2.7 billion in assets. Traditional Bank is recognized by the nation’s leading bank ratings firm, BauerFinancial Inc., as a top performing financial institution. Learn more at
Cumberland Machinery Movers & Industrial Services
Larry Brown
Machinery moving including loading and transporting. Dismantling and reinstalling existing or new equipment. Offloading, placing, leveling and anchoring machinery.
Complete plant relocations. Metal fabrication, wood crating/packaging, custom machining and mechanical piping.
3401 Ruckriegel Parkway
Louisville KY
Dianna Anderson
Retail store with locations in Jefferson, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Clarksville IN and soon to be Shelby County. We sell products such as swimming pools, spas, fireplaces, pool tables, patio furniture etc. 
MayTeam Realtors
Tobi Hammond
10115 Production Court
Every member of our team works in real estate out of a genuine desire to help people. As you navigate the home buying or selling process, we're there every step of the way to answer your questions and help you achieve the most profitable outcome possible.
  •  Board-Certified Agents
  •  Familiar with Local Neighborhoods
  •  Knowledgeable on All Aspects of the Real Estate Process
  •  Caring and Compassionate
Call us today and get the help you need to find your dream home!
Fischer Homes
Steven Tolle
2301 Terra Crossing
Recognized as the nation's 29th largest builder, Fischer Homes is one of the most reputable new home builders in the Midwestern and Southeastern states. The company was founded in 1980 in Northern Kentucky by Henry and Elaine Fischer with the philosophy of "Promise only what you can deliver and deliver what you promise," and have been building quality homes ever since.
Over the past 40 years, privately-owned Fischer Homes has proudly built over 30,000 homes and has one of the highest customer service ratings in the industry. They have partnered with nationally known architects to bring fresh and innovative styles to their extensive portfolio of new home designs.
Headquartered in Erlanger, Kentucky, Fischer Homes builds new homes in communities throughout Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Atlanta, Georgia; Louisville, Kentucky; Dayton, Ohio and St. Louis, Missouri. Their collections of single-family, condominiums, and patio homes offer choices for people in all stages of life and range in price from the low $100s to $1 million. They are also an ENERGY STAR certified partner and a proud builder of the St. Jude Dream Home. To find a community or a new home near you, visit
Shelter Insurance
Jessica Cole
193 Alpine Dr Shelbyville
Shelter Insurance® is a property casualty insurance company offering auto and home insurance in addition to several other insurance products, including:
Life Insurance
Renters Insurance
Motorcycle Insurance
RV Insurance
ATV Insurance
Boat Insurance
Umbrella Insurance
Personal Articles/Inland Marine Insurance
Farm Insurance
Business Insurance
Total Vend
Brian Hoben
4710 Robards Ln Louisville
Total Vend has built a reputation on service in Louisville, from reliable vending machines to sophisticated micro-market design.
USConnect member, an organization dedicated to bringing customers the latest advancements in technology
Proud member of NAMA, a national association striving for excellence in the convenience services industry
Excellent variety by continually rotating in new products to keep your selections at the absolute best
Online vending machines and kiosks ensure we know what sells at your location, creating reports to restocking lists
Employees are trained to take pride in their work, delivering friendly, courteous expertise to Louisville break rooms
5253 Design Group
Chris Cottongim
527 Main Street Shelbyville
5253 Design Group is a full service architectural firm. The firm was founded and has based our principles on the idea that we are in business to help clients define and realize their vision. Our first and foremost understanding is, this is the client’s project, and your needs and concerns must be met. 
Every project has unique challenges and design opportunities. Our ability to be flexible in design will allow projects to respond to the critical issues whether those issues are aesthetics, building program, or site related. 
The key to success for all projects is good communication. That is why it is important for a Client to hire someone they can work with and with whom they can communicate. We have the communication skills necessary to deliver a successful project.
Early Environmental
Jennie Early
1012 Mount Vernon Dr Shelbyville
24 hour emergency response environmental clean up
Hometown Manor Assisted Living Memory Care
Bonnie Lauby
74 Mack Walters, Shelbyville
Our Assisted Living Memory Care Community in Shelbyville is the perfect place for anyone with memory impairment. With only 11 rooms, we are able to provide a ton of personalized attention and one-on-one activities for our residents. Our secured unit also has a locked courtyard for our residents to enjoy during the summer months and a staffing ratio of 1:3.
IT Security Tip: Don't just throw out that old computer....
Here’s a common scam: you get an e-mail from the boss (or your spouse, parents or other trusted person) asking you to send them a copy of employee pay stubs, tax information and files with confidential data such as social security numbers in them; or they’re asking you to transfer or ACH payment to a vendor or a different bank account.
The problem: even though it is coming from someone’s e-mail address you know and trust and LOOKS legit, there’s a chance it could be a scam. Hackers can INTERCEPT e-mail messages and modify them.
If you ever get this kind of request, DOUBLE-CHECK by calling that person to confirm. And even if it turns out to be a legitimate request, you should NEVER send confidential information like social security numbers (or attachments with this information inside of them) without taking precautions to password-protect and encrypt the message first.
If it doesn’t feel right, it’s probably not right.
Coleman Groves
Systems Consultant
Information Systems Consulting Kentucky
(502) 292-5085 - Work
Just thought I’d pass this along, Kentucky Living is hosting the Best in Kentucky Awards again this year and they announce the winners at the State Fair and in Kentucky Living Magazine. It may be a great opportunity for some of our local businesses to gain exposure. Nominations can be made until March 31.
Governor Update
March 11th, 2022
Provides $38.7 Million More in Eviction, Utility Relief to Help Families in Lexington, Louisville, $55.9 million still available in the state’s program for rent and utility assistance
Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund
The commonwealth received an allocation of $264 million in federal funds for the emergency rental assistance program. With this, the Beshear administration launched the Team Kentucky Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund (HHERF), in partnership with Kentucky Housing Corporation and, working with partners, has paid out $119.7 million in rent and utility assistance to 25,789 Kentucky households. This is an average of $4,639 per household. This includes $108 million in rental assistance and $12.8 million in utility assistance.
Team Kentucky Homeowner Assistance Fund
Last month, Gov. Beshear also announced that, thanks to $85.4 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds, the commonwealth launched the Team Kentucky Homeowner Assistance Fund. Qualified homeowners can visit to apply for up to $35,000 in assistance to help with delinquent mortgage payments, property taxes, homeowner’s and/or flood insurance, homeowners’ association fees and utility costs.
Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Police Telecommunicator
COVID-19 Update
Week ending March 6, there were 12,010 newly reported cases of COVID-19 and the 7-day test positivity rate was 6.04%. Cases and the positivity rate have decreased compared with the prior week, ending February 27, when there were 13,305 new cases and the average test positivity rate was 9.01%.
COVID-19 Case Information, Vaccinations Update
  • Number of people who have received at least one vaccine dose in Kentucky: 2,887,805
  • Number of people who have received their vaccination booster in Kentucky: 1,085,434
  • Today’s Positivity Rate: 6.04%
  • Current Hospitalizations: 652
  • Current Intensive Care Admittances: 148
  • Currently on Ventilators: 88
During the week ending March 6, 275 deaths were reported and for the week ending February 27, 196 deaths were reported in Kentucky.
The Governor added that every home in the country is now able to order four additional free at-home COVID-19 tests. The rapid antigen at-home tests can be taken anywhere and provide results within 30 minutes. The tests will be sent through the U.S. Postal Service, and Kentuckians can order them by visiting
Kentucky’s 2021 Annual Unemployment Rate Decreased to 4.7%
Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.7% according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The rate is lower than the national rate and is a decrease from 6.4% in 2020. To see the full release, click here.
Capitol and Mansion Lighting to Support the People of Ukraine
The Governor said that the Capitol dome and Governor’s Mansion will continue to light up blue and yellow in honor of Ukraine and he invited Kentuckians to light their homes as well. The Governor again emphasized that Americans should be united during this difficult time.
Signs Legislation Allowing Kentucky’s Student-Athletes to Profit from their Name, Image and Likeness, Last year, Gov. Beshear was the first governor to sign an executive order to allow compensation
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.
Garden Party tickets are on sale now! Get your 20%discount with the code: EARLYBIRD! May 21 @ 11 AM, Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville #Itsforthekids #specialneeds #tuitionfree Click Here
I would like to nominate you to join our Pay It Forward program, a unique and free advertising opportunity with Spectrum Reach.
At Spectrum Reach, our goal is to help local businesses grow and communities thrive. The Pay It Forward program is one way we support the businesses that make up the fabric of our communities by providing free advertising grants and marketing support. Winners will receive a free three month TV advertising schedule that will run from April through June, a free commercial and marketing support from our team of experts. To enter your business, please complete this registration form found here  If interested, I will schedule time for us to meet and discuss your business needs to get your advertising campaign started.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
I look forward to working with you! 
Best regards,
Todd N. Teitel
Presidential Sponsors
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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