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News Release: 4/16/2021

 
WE ARE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR
SHOWCASE ON MAIN!!
IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP MEET MORE MEMBERS AND CELEBRATE OUR COMMUNITY IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!
PLEASE CONTACT DARLENE
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Now accepting requests for Morning Mixers and Business After Hours!
Receive a 50% discount through the end of March!
 
 
 
 
 
 
April 20th-
Job Fair at voestalpine
1070 Brooks Industrial Rd
Shelbyville KY
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
April 20th -
Shelbyville Main Street Clean Sweep
Sponsored by Bluegrass Greensource
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
April 24th -
Showcase on Main
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
***PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR ALL EVENTS GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED TO ALLOW GATHERINGS, MASKS TO BE WORN WHEN UNABLE TO SOCIAL DISTANCE, TEMPERATURE CHECKS WHEN ENTERING FACILITIES AND CONTACT LOG MAY BE KEPT AT HOSTS DISCRETION. ***
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will begin taking applications for next years' Young Leaders class. This is open to all students that will be sophomores for the 2021-2022 class within Shelby County area.
 
Please fill out the application entirely and turn in before May 27th.
 
Click here to download application.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF SENIORS
 
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is also beginning to accept applications for our Senior Scholarship Program that will be awarded at the end of this school year! Please read directions and complete application before MAY 7th 2021.
 
CLICK HERE to download Senior Scholarship Application provided by our Commerce Enhancement
 
 
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE TO THE COMMERCE ENHANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO HELP PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SHELBY COUNTY STUDENTS DESIRING TO RETURN TO SHELBY COUNTY AFTER GRADUATION, PLEASE CONTACT BETH FOR DETAILS!
 
 
Current Case Information
 
Henry - 1206 Cases Total (25 active)
Shelby - 4549 Cases Total (39 active)
Spencer - 1581 Cases Total (20 active)
Trimble - 686 Cases Total (13 active)
 
 
TOTAL CASES RECOVERED: 7826
 
 
Governor Update
April 16, 2021
 
Case Details
435,743 total cases
105,295 probable
330,448 confirmed
834 new cases
301 probable
533 confirmed
6302 total deaths
601 probable deaths
5701 confirmed
17 new deaths
4 probable
13 confirmed
13 duplication
5,226,260 have been tested
324,437 positive tests total
50,642 at least recovered cases
3.45% positive rate
416 hospitalized
102 IN ICU
49 on ventilators
 
 
 
Top counties with positive cases and new cases
  • Jefferson - 149
  • Fayette - 54
  • Warren - 49
  • Daviess - 33

VACCINE UPDATE
  • Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge to vaccinate 2.5 million
  • Sooner we meet this goal, the sooner restrictions are lifted
  • Only need to vaccinate 877,076 more to reach goal
  • Each vaccination location has over 500 vaccinations on hond
  • Total Kentucky has 499,735 Moderna and Pfizer vaccines on hand
  • Johnson and Johnson vaccine has been pulled due to possible sever side effects of blood clotting issues
  • 6,602 out of 9,653 (68.39%) of state inmates received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine
 
PHASE 1 - A, B, C: REFERENCE
Frontline Essential Workers
  • Healthcare Personnel
  • First Responders (Firefighters, Police)
  • Corrections
  • Education (teachers, support staff, daycare)
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • U.S. Postal service workers
  • Public transit workers
  • Grocery store workers
Other Essential Workers
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Food Service Shelter & Housing (construction)
  • Finance
  • IT & Communication
  • Energy
  • Media
  • Legal
  • Public Safety (Engineers)
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Clergy
Adults of any age with medical or behavioral health conditions per the CDC that “are” or “might be” at increased risk of severe COVID-19 disease:
  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Down Syndrome
  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
  • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but less than 40 kg/m2)
  • Severe Obesity (body mass index [BMI] equal to or greater than 40 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hypertension of high blood pressure
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from blood, bone marrow, or organ transplant; HIV; use of corticosteroids; or use of other immune weakening medicines
  • Neurologic conditions, such as dementia
  • Liver disease
  • Overweight (BMI higher than 25 kg/m2, but less than 30 kg/m2)
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues)
  • Thalassemia (a type of blood disorder)
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
 
Unemployment Insurance Update
  • Online appointment system launched
  • 13 Kentucky Career Centers are to be open this week
  • Unemployment Insurance system temporarily down due to criminal individuals hacking system
  • System went live again Tuesday at 7 am
  • 100,000 letters mail with new log in information the first day and remaining went out this week
 
Kentucky tops South Central Region for 2020 Economic Development projects per capita
 
Covid Funeral Assistance for provided by FEMA
  • Call 844-684-6333
  • or 800-462-7585
  • or visit fema.org to apply
 
MAKE SURE TO CONNECT WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
 
 
 
Shanna and Travis Hernandez
All Things New Salon
502-437-2340
 
We are a salon with a mission to inspire confidence, awaken self-worth, and expose the hidden gold in every person we encounter. We just happen to be exceptionally great with your hair!
 
CHECK OUT THEIR POP UP SHOP DURING SHOWCASE!
 
Chris Gibbs
Gibbs Innovative Manufacturers, Inc.
 
(GIM) was founded by a family unit that combines for over 50 years of experience in the construction industry. "Through a love for business development and creating jobs within their community and for other families", this family formed GIM to fabricate and manufacture steel trusses and steel columns for shed structures, pole barns/pole barn homes. The creative product side of the business is where the Mobile 
Horse Stalls/Cattle Shelters and Mobile Hay Sheds originated for the Farm/Ranch Industry, which is the focus of the families next generation.
 
 
Robby Hite
Carroll Media Inc
502-223-7861
 
Carroll Media is a global, AdTech Firm specializing in proprietary systems and software to optimize our client's marketing plans. We work directly with clients and agencies to maximize the attention of audiences. We have built, optimized and scaled hundreds of campaigns on the biggest social media platforms.
 
 
Dr. Sally Broder
HorseSensing
info@horsesensing.com
 
Teaching humans how to interact intuitively with horses, care for horses, and better care for themselves and those around them. To help veterans transition back to civilian life more successfully through being with horses. To provide them a path to a purposeful, stable and fulfilling life through the principles of good horsemanship. Provide equine therapy to all ages and need groups in Shelby county and beyond. To teach professional horse caretaking skills in a therapeutic environment, provide equine assisted therapy, and promote both human and equine well-being.
 
 
Roberta (Robin) Pack
RLP Copywriting
rlpcopywriting@gmail.com
 
 
My name is Robin Pack and I am the owner of RLP Copywriting, a home-based copywriting service located in the Mount Eden/Lawrenceburg area. My business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, but I check emails and messages throughout the day. I can be reached by phone or text at (502)680-4492 or email at rlpcopywriting@gmail.com.
 
You may be wondering what exactly I do as a copywriter. Simply put, I use my words to connect your target audience to your business. Any words you see in an advertisement, whether it be in an email, your mailbox, on a bulletin board, or a website, that was created by a copywriter like me. Mark Twain summed it up perfectly when he said “The difference between a good word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” I will be the lightning for your business!
 
To kick off my business and celebrate becoming a Chamber Member, I will be offering a new or update an existing About Me page for only $100. This offer is for fellow Chamber Members and only until April 9, 2021.
 
Scott Neal
sneal@secc.org
 
 
The Outlook is the largest Christian newspaper in the Nation. Founded in 1995 as a weekly newspaper to share stories of lives changed by the saving grace of Christ and to share news about Southeast Christian Church. Even with Internet and social media The Outlook has continued in its mission of connecting people to Jesus and one another.
 
 
 
 
Aaron Reed
820 Buck Creek Road
Simpsonville KY
 
We’re proud patriots who love liberty. Our goal is to provide the best service while supporting your Second Amendment rights. Offering firearms and gear for self-defense, concealed carry, shooting sport, and hunting, we’re here to serve our fellow Americans with quality products and outstanding customer service.
 
CHAMBER MEMBER ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 
 
 
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!
 
 
Presidential Sponsors
 
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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