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News Release: 5/13/2022

 
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Towne Square Publications to create a new and up to date Map and Guide of Shelby County! Let us know if you are interested in advertising or sponsoring!
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
AS OF 5.13.22 AVAILABILITY FOR MEMBER EVENTS
JULY
1 OPENING FOR MIXER
2 OPENINGS FOR RIBBON CUTTING
 
 
 
 
 
May 14th -
 
6th Street Dedication
6th and Main Street
 
Ribbon Cutting at 9:30 a.m.
 
MAY 17TH - ELECTIONS
 
DON'T FORGET TO GET OUT AND VOTE ON TUESDAY MAY 17TH, 2022
 
NEED TO KNOW WHERE TO VOTE?
 
Step 1:
Step 2:
Click "Elections" in YELLOW at top right corner
Step 3:
Scroll down and click "NOTE: To verify your precinct location based upon your current registration information, if any, click on this link." in yellow box
Step 4:
Fill in Legal First Name, Legal Last Name, Date of Birth and Last 4 of Social
Step 5:
Precinct information will show at the bottom
 
 
Or call 502-633-4410 to speak to County Clerk Office for details
 
 
May 19th -
 
Morning Mixer & Ribbon Cutting
Traditional Bank
601 Taylorsville Rd
 
Morning Mixer 7:30 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting at 9:00 a.m.
 
Come early to meet our team, grab some breakfast, and learn about new account specials!
 
 
 
 
May 25th -
 
Lunch Mixer
Kentucky Farm Bureau
1201 Mt. Eden Rd Suite 201
 
Lunch Mixer at 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 1st -
 
Lunch Mixer
Lacey Stivers State Farm
871 Taylorsville Rd
 
Lunch Mixer at 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
 
***Have another event coming up we can share? Send it our way!!***
 
SAVE THE DATE 2022
  • 2nd Quarter Events
  • May 12, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • June 11, 2022 - Showcase on Main (details below)
  • 3rd Quarter Events
  • Aug 11th, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • Sept 9th, 2022 - Annual Golf Scramble
  • 4th Quarter Events
  • Gluhwein & Octoberfest
  • Nov 9th, 2022 - Annual Awards & Membership Luncheon
 
 
Member hosted events
May 14th - 6th Street Dedication @ 9:30 a.m.
May 14th - Shelbyville Arts & Music Festival
May 14th - Mixed Spring Sale
May 17th – Ribbon Cutting @ Shelby Farms Assisted Living
May 19th - Morning Mixer & Ribbon Cutting @ Traditional Bank
May 20th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
May 21st - 1st Annual Garden Party Little Light House
May 21st – Planters Festival in Simpsonville
May 25th - Lunch Mixer @ Kentucky Farm Bureau Shelbyville
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 4th - Bagdad, Bluegrass and Barbeque
June 8th - Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting @ Independence Bank
June 10 - Touch a Truck presented by Shelbyville/Shelby Co Parks & Rec
June 11th - Showcase on Main
June 11th – Silo Days
June 11th - Shelby County Recovery Resource Rally
June 15th - Farmers Feeding Families Community Breakfast
June 16th - Ribbon Cutting @ Little Light House of Central Kentucky
June 17th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
June 18th - Wellness Fair @ HorseSensing
June 23rd - Morning Mixer @ Holland Financial Group
June 29th - Morning Mixer @ KFB Simpsonville
July 2nd - VFW 4th of July Parade
July 9th - Bagdad, Bluegrass and Barbeque
July 15th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
July 19th - Morning Mixer @ Independence Bank
July 27th - Morning Mixer @ Shelby Farms Assisted Living
August 13th - Bagdad, Bluegrass and Barbeque
August 19th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
Sept 16th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
 
 
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE BOOTH SPACE FOR SHOWCASE ON MAIN ON JUNE 11TH!
 
SPOTS ARE LIMITED!
34 BOOTHS CLAIMED SO FAR!
 
 
MAY 31ST IS THE LAST DAY TO REQUEST A BOOTH!
 
YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATTERS
 
 
Do you know a current freshmen that would benefit from the Young Leaders Program? Applications are now available.
 
 
 
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 20TH!
 
 
 
RIBBON CUTTING @ MAGNOLIA ANIMAL HOSPITAL
 
Meet their team!
Debbie Ballard, Missy Hanson, Dr. Parker, Maddie Teale, Kelly Williams and Dr. Slone
 
 
 
 
Networking Roundtable
Sponsored by:
Midwest Metals Corporation
 
SHELBY COUNTY NEWS
 
  • Mrs. Jessica Miles won her first bodybuilding competition at the National Physique Committee Kentucky Derby bodybuilding contest in Louisville on April 30th.
  • Simpsonville Farmers Market will open at Wiche Pavilion on May 21st
  • History camp will be for children from 7-13 years old from June 7-9 at Red Orchard Park. more details, visit shelbykyhistory.org
  • Independence Parade will take place on July 2nd starting at 10am, if interested in participating, contact Dan Adams at dwaeducator@gmail.com or 502-296-5334
  • Jubilee will take place July 28-30
  • Julie Hammond has accepted a new position with Traditional Bank
  • Shelbyville manages during formula shortage
  • Portion of US 60 named "Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Highway"
  • Odyssey of the Mind team places 2nd and qualifies for Nationals
  • Time capsule was placed at bottom step of courthouse steps containing a current fiscal court budget and recent newspaper
  • Sunday evening we will experience a Lunar Eclipse
  • Thank a NURSE! This is Nurses Week and we appreciate all they do
  • CLICK HERE TO SEE SHELBY COUNTY VOTING PROCEDURES
  • CLICK HERE TO SEE CANDIDATES FOR PRIMARY ELECTION ON MAY 17TH, 2022
 
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!
 
DO YOU HAVE A SENIOR
GRADUATING THIS YEAR?
 
THE UPS STORE HAS YARD SIGNS FOR SENIORS AVAILABLE FOR ONLY $10 TO CHAMBER MEMBERS OR $15 TO NON-CHAMBER MEMBERS!
 
STOP IN TODAY AND PICK UP YOURS!
 
MARKETING OPPORTUNITY
 
Have you seen the Shelby Spill around town?
Would you like some in your business?
How about placing an ad?
 
The Shelby Spill is now working on its 11th edition that will be published the 1st week of June. This publication was created and distributed to 10 locations on Main Street only and has grown with interest and is now placed in 65 different locations around Shelby County! And don't worry, no one spilled coffee on it!
 
Contact BETH@SHELBYCOUNTYKYCHAMBER.COM to place you ad for only $150 or to get added to the distribution listing today!
 
MAKE SURE TO CONNECT WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
 
 
 
 
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
 
 
Independence Bank
Mary Courtney
***COMING SOON!!
65 Mack Walters Rd Shelbyville
 
In just a short-time, Independence Bank will open doors in our hometown providing exceptional customer service with local decision making from familiar faces! Stay tuned…
 
· Banking with Independence Bank means the freedom to make your financial life easier, to choose the features you want most, save the way you want to save, and meet your long term goals
· We believe in doing what is right and fair for our customers, communities and employees.
· We keep our lending decision making and loan servicing local so customers can talk to a banker who lives and works in the same community you.
· Independence Bank believes as the bank grows, so too should the quality of life in the markets we serve
 
Laswell Security & Automation
Kelly Kirby
 
We have over 40 combined years of experience serving Kentuckiana neighborhoods and businesses and are constantly looking for ways to bring more value to our customers. We will leave no doubt after working with us that you made the right call. From our initial consultation through installation and ongoing support, our team of security and automation pros will impress every step of the way. Our raving fans are a testament to our absolute dedication to customer satisfaction. Let Laswell Security & Automation help you bring your vision to life.
 
CHAMBER MEMBER BENEFITS
 
 
 
MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
German American Bank Donates $35,000 to Non-Profit Organizations in Shelby, Spencer, Owen, and Gallatin Counties
 
Shelbyville, KY— April 28, 2022—German American Bank has donated $35,000 to seven local non-profit organizations to celebrate the expansion of their footprint into Shelby, Spencer, Owen, and Gallatin Counties. German American leaders presented checks for $5,000 to representatives of Metro United Way’s Farmers Feeding Families, Awake Ministries’ Serenity Center, Centro Latino, Operation Care Kentucky, Owen County Schools’ Power Pack Program, Taylorsville Main Street Association, and the Gallatin Educational Excellence Foundation. 
 
 “A commitment to local support is at the heart of who we are,” states Chris Dew, German American Bank Market President. “As the largest community bank in the Shelbyville area, we have the privilege and honor to make a significant impact in the communities we serve. We are excited to demonstrate our commitment by giving back to local organizations that share in our mission to help individuals, families, and businesses achieve greater prosperity in life. ”
 
Gov Beshear Update
 
  • Presents $750,000 to Expand Ambulance Services in Bath County, Governor also presents more than $72,000 for new sidewalks along U.S. Highway 60
 
  • Flottweg Separation Technology Creating 12 High-Wage Jobs in Boone County with $1.75 Million Expansion, Maker of liquid-solid separation equipment adding new warehouse facility
 
  • $16 Million From Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund Will Help Provide Up to 300 New Homes, Relief funds to help build homes across 13 counties; Mayfield receives more than $5 million to help the community rebuild, support economic growth
 
  • Investment of $1 Million in Kentucky Transpark to Further Grow Economic Momentum in Bowling Green, Product Development Initiative upgrades will extend utilities and available property to the site
 
  • Team Kentucky Update, Governor highlights economic development, tornado relief and new leadership appointments
  • Economic Growth Continues in the Commonwealth
  • More than $3 Million in Additional SAFE Funds for Tornado Recovery
  • $16 Million for New Homes in Western Kentucky
  • COVID-19 Update
  • Gov. Beshear said there was another slight increase in reported COVID-19 cases last week, but the counties in yellow dropped from four the previous week to three. He noted that hospitalizations remain low but cautioned that Kentucky is seeing an uptick in the positivity rate. The Governor encouraged unvaccinated Kentuckians to get vaccinated and for vaccinated Kentuckians to get boosted if they haven’t already.
 
  • Harbor Steel & Supply Breaks Ground on $8 Million Facility, Creating 25 Full-Time Jobs in Bowling Green, Work begins on steel and aluminum products distributor and fabricator’s second Kentucky location
 
  • Announces Leadership Appointments, Governor thanks J. Michael Brown, Larry Hayes for leadership during unprecedented years; names John Hicks executive cabinet secretary, Jeff Noel economic development secretary
 
  • Kentucky Provided Over $8.4 Million in Training Support for More than 35,000 Workers in FY22, Bluegrass State Skills Corporation assisting most trainees statewide since 2016
 
  • Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Remembrance of 1,000,000 Americans Lost to COVID-19
 
 
Presidential Sponsors
 
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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