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News Release: 7/8/2022

If you know someone that would be a great fit for our Board of Directors to help represent all of membership, please let us know! We currently have 3-4 openings for Directors that will begin their term in October 2022 through October 2025. Nominees must be an active and current member for a minimum of 1 year to be considered.
Stratton Center
215 Washington St
Shelbyville KY
Currently seeking presenting sponsor for event! If interested, please contact BETH
Shelby County Chamber Annual Golf Scramble
Friday Sep 9, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
September 9th, 2022
8:30am Registration
9am Shotgun Start
Weissinger Hills Golf Club
2240 Mt Eden Road
Shelbyville, KY 40065
4 Person Team ~ $500 or $125 per person
Title - $5000 AVAILABLE
Tee Gift - $2500 AVAILABLE
Breakfast - $1000 - AVAILABLE
Hole in One - $500 - TAKEN
Range - $250 - AVAILABLE
Putting Green - $250 - 7 MORE AVAILABLE
Hole - $100 - 15 MORE AVAILABLE
Tote Bag Sponsor - TAKEN - REPUBLIC BANK
Swag Bag Sponsor - Unlimited Available
Night at the Races is back!
September 22nd, 2022
$35 per person / $45 per person (non-member)
Credits not available for use
Currently seeking presenting sponsor for event, only $1500 and includes 4 FREE tickets!!
Stargazer Plaza
**location may be subject to change weather pending
***Have another event coming up we can share? Send it our way!!***
  • 3rd Quarter Events
  • Aug 9th, 2022 - Networking Roundtable
  • Sept 9th, 2022 - Annual Golf Scramble
  • Sept 22nd, 2022 - Night at the Races
  • 4th Quarter Events
  • Oct 27th - Gluhwein
  • Nov 9th, 2022 - Annual Awards & Membership Luncheon
Member hosted events
July 9th - Bagdad, Bluegrass and Barbeque
July 9 - Summer Concert - Stargazer Plaza
July 12th – Happy Hour presented by Shelby Farms Senior Living
July 15th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
July 15-17, 22-24, 29-30 - Monty Python's Spamlot Showing
July 16th - Grand Opening for NextHome Mortgage
July 20th - Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Hittles Wrecker Service
July 23rd - Readyfest presented by
July 27th - Morning Mixer @ Shelby Farms Senior Living
July 28th - Jubilee Breakfast
July 30 - Jubilee Celebration Car Cruise-In and Concert
August 3rd - Midday Event @ Hometown Manor
August 3rd – Horseman’s Club Charity Gala
August 5th - Clay Shoot presented by BBB
August 9th - Networking Roundtable
August 11th - Morning Mixer @ Holland Financial Group
August 13th - Bagdad, Bluegrass and Barbeque
August 13 - Summer Concert - Stargazer Plaza
August 18th - Midday Mixer @ German American Bank
August 19th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
August 19th - Kiwanis Golf Scramble
August 26 - Fourth Friday Concert - Stargazer Plaza
Sept 9th - Annual Golf Scramble
Sept 10th - Summer Concert - Stargazer Plaza
Sept 15-18, 22-25 - The Lion King Jr Showing
Sept 16th – Lake Shelby Fish Fry
Sept 22nd - Night at the Races (limited tickets available)
Sept 23th - Fourth Friday Concert – Stargazer
Sept 25th – 20th Annual Men’s Health Fair with UofL Health
Sept 29th - Morning Mixer @ Independence Bank
Oct 5th - Morning Mixer @ Kentucky Spiral Ham
Oct 13th - Golf Scramble presented by BBB
Oct 18th - Morning Mixer @ Shelby Energy
Oct 27th - Gluhwein Networking
Nov 3rd - Business Expo presented by BBB
Nov 9th - Annual Awards and Member Luncheon
July 20th - Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Hittles Wrecker Service
Hittles Wrecker Service
202 Kentucky Street
Begins at 12pm
Ribbon Cutting at 12:30pm
Open until 2pm
July 27th - Morning Mixer @ Shelby Farms Senior Living
Shelby Farms Senior Living
100 Williamsburg Dr
Morning Mixer from 7:30am-9:00am
4th of July Parade
  • Beloved local DJ Linzie Craig passed away
  • Weiland breaks ground in Shelbyville
  • Emma Kendall with Martha Layne Collins High Schools is running towards the record books winning KHSAA 2A 800 meter race
  • Kathy Ruble takes the Honor Flight
  • Community came together to honor veterans of World War II
  • Hershel W. "Woody" Williams, WWII legend passes away at 98
  • Downtown Mural project will involve the community with tiles that can now be bought for painting
  • The Boom! was a blast in Simpsonville
  • BBB warns against summer scams
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!
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
Top Tier Mobile Gaming
Morice Smith
Top Tier Mobile Gaming is a Mobile gaming service that aims to bring the latest and greatest video games to your door step...with a huge selection of games to choose from old and new you'll be sure to have hours of fun..we offer an array of game
NextHome Custom Realty
Cassidy Eden
6983 Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville
NextHome Custom Realty is located in downtown Simpsonville at 6983 Shelbyville Road - they also have an office in Frankfort at 1801 Louisville Road. The Simpsonville location will be open for appointments - walk-ins are always welcome if someone is there. Frankfort has staffed hours of Mon.,Wed., Fri. 9-2 and Tue., Thur. 9-5. The Broker Associate managing the Simpsonville location is Cassidy Eden, she can be reached directly at 502.320.7750 or NextHome Custom Realty strives to provide the utmost in knowledge, support and ease to their customers and clients while building relationships and making friends along the way. Hence the name, their services are custom because they understand every client has different goals and needs for their buying or selling journey. The same goes for any of their NextHome REALTORS® - their success and happiness is the goal and NextHome is confident their tools and culture can provide that. With the feel of a local, family owned and operated business and the resources of a large franchised brokerage - they are sure to be able to assist our community to the fullest potential they deserve!
Integrity Dentistry, PLLC
Carolyn Buckley
60 Stonecrest Dr Ste 200
Looking for a guilt free, judgment free zone that utilizes the very best dental technology and focuses on your comfort and care? We are proud to be a small locally owned business, serving our community for over 20 years! Come see what makes us different. At Integrity Dentistry PLLC, we believe in providing outstanding dental care to our patients with a team who love what they do! We desire to delight our patients and earn your trust and loyalty daily. Our goal is to help the community achieve their goals and get things healthy both in the mouth and body thereby saving our patients' time and money long term. Our priority is patients' feeling comfortable and receiving excellent care. Great in house membership plan as well as accepting self pay, Care Credit, and PPO dental insurance plans. Check out what our patients say makes us different on our google reviews.,1,,,
Air Force Recruiter
SSgt Erykah Johnson
1216 Market St, La Grange
Air Force & Space Force Recruiter in La Grange, KY. Message me and let’s discuss your future!
I am 25 years old and from a small town in South Georgia. My main reasons for joining the Air Force was to provide for my family, be financially stable, and to have a secure job. Since joining, I have received an Associate's Degree in Applied Science in Logistics. I've currently been serving for 6 years and have been stationed in South Korea & Warner Robins, Georgia.
My career field before becoming a recruiter was Material Management
which is known as logistics/supply. I volunteered to become a recruiter
because I want to be able to make a difference in people's lives and help others the way that my recruiter helped me. My goal for partnering with the Chamber is to become involved in the community and help out as much as needed. 

FreeUp Storage
Danielle Tricarico
1121 Washington Street
FreeUp Storage- Make Space for Life | Self-storage, boat storage, and RV storage locations across Washington, Colorado, Texas, Arkansas, and Georgia. Newest location in Shelbyville and Simpsonville Kentucky!
New Heights Bookkeeping
Hollie Place
(502) 536-7472
At New Heights Bookkeeping, our number one priority is your number one priority: Taking Your Business to the Next Level. We are your numbers people so you don't have to be. We provide basic bookkeeping such as monthly categorizing and reconciling of all transactions, monthly Profit and Loss reports and balance sheets which will help you to make sound business decisions for the future. We also offer add on services such as payroll, class tracking, sales tax filing, and invoicing and bill payment. We can customize a package to fit your business needs and budget. You can reach us by phone or email during normal business hours 8-5 Monday through Friday. New Heights Bookkeeping is a virtual bookkeeping firm which means we can service businesses from all across the United States.
Warren Electric
Lisa Welch
327 East Caldwell Street, Louisville
Skillco Gaming
Dan McAllister
We are a gaming company that provides income opportunity for tobacco stores, beer/liquor stores, convenience stores, bowling centers, fraternal clubs, bars and restaurants. Our skill games, Burning Barrel Skill, are a legal form of entertainment that help provide small business with an additional revenue stream. This equipment we provide has zero costs to the retailer and we provide 7 day a week service. Skillco Gaming is a division of The Miele Group out of Williamsport Pennsylvania. We operate over 6,000 game terminals over 3 states.
Eden Springs Farmstead
Susan McMullan Eden
3235 Todds Point Road, Simpsonville
200 acre farm in beautiful Simpsonville, KY offering a wedding/event rental facility in The Barn at Eden Springs while raising beef cattle & lots of other critters and offering peace & wonder! In early 2014, we renovated our 200 year old tobacco barn to offer as a place for a limited number of weddings per year, corporate outings, church functions and day retreats, barn movie gatherings, family reunions, and school events and fundraisers dinners.
Member to Member Discounts
“Would you like to sponsor the Horseman's Club Charity Gala? It is a great way to get your name out to the community. You will have your business name or your own name prominently displayed for all 4 nights of the biggest event of the year! Call me at 650-776-4313 or email”
Thank you!!
-Dr. Sally Broder
Masonic Home is hiring!
Nurses (CNAs, LPN & RN)
Life Enrichment
Dining & Hospitality
Environmental Services
go to for more details!
It is that time of year again to collect donations for North Central District Health Department’s (NCDHD) Cribs for Kids Program! There is a strong need for Safe Sleep Education and a safe place for babies to sleep to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) across KY and this program allows NCDHD to offer those things to Shelby, Henry, Spencer, and Trimble Counties in KY! Learn more below:
Let me tell you more details about this amazing program. A Federal grant pays for the salary of Community Health Nurses from NCDHD to provide 15 minutes of safe sleep education and tips & tricks to parent(s)-to-be and then give the parent(s) a FREE crib set. A crib set includes: a crib (pack-n-play), sleep sack, pacifier, children’s book, and safe sleep education material ($113+ value). The crib set is purchased by donations from community members and partners. In addition to paying for licensed provider’s salaries to provide safe sleep education, the Federal Grant also matches every $1 donated to this program to increase the number of crib sets offered back into our counties served by NCDHD! In July 2021 to June 2022 NCDHD gave out 118 crib sets to parent(s)-to-be thanks to our community partners donations!
So, how can you help us keep this program going? Currently there is a wait list for cribs and we need your help! You can donate a specific dollar amount to NCDHD’s Cribs for Kids Program or you can purchase a specific number of cribs (at $113 each) by August 22, 2022. Donations must be in the form of a check to North Central District Health Department and in the memo line of check please put “Cribs for Kids Program.” Every donation requires the attached Agreement Form to be completed and signed by the entity or person making the donation. You can mail the donation to Shelby County Health Department Attention to Community Health Team at 615 11th St. Shelbyville, KY 40065. Another way you can help us, is to spread the word about this program in Shelby, Henry, Spencer, and Trimble Counties in KY and encourage others to donate to this program! We have found there is a high demand for cribs within our counties and we are counting on community members and partners to help us meet this need!
Thank you for taking the time to read my message. I have attached a solicitation letter and agreement form to this email. Please share this email with your coworkers and loved ones. Feel free to reach out to me via my contact information below for any questions.
Take care and have a Happy July!
Maranda Burgin, RN
Community Health Nurse
North Central District Health Department
Linzie Thomas Craig, 68, of Shelbyville, died on Sunday, the 3rd day of July, 2022, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. Born in Lexington on the 2nd day of October, 1953, he was the son of the late Thomas and Dorothy Smither Craig.  He was a member of the Shelby Christian Church.  He lived life to the absolute fullest, and to the beat of his own drum, and was loved and admired by everyone he encountered, near and far. Growing up on the family farm, he developed an affinity for John Deere tractors from an early age, and developed his interest in tinkering with gadgets. A graduate of Indiana University, he was a proud Hoosier fan. After working in radio for a period of time, he spent the majority of his life in real estate. In addition to continuing the family legacy of Craig Realty, he also taught a variety of classes and served as a mentor to many. Elected as president of Kentucky Realtors in 1997, he was named realtor of the year in 1999, and was awarded the DSA in 2017. During his career, he received all of the most prestigious real estate awards.  A musician at heart, he made many of his closest friends through his passion for music and concerts. He created his own DJ company during his early years, and was always thrilled to be the life of the party for any occasion. In addition to music, his most beloved hobby was a day spent on his boat at Taylorsville Lake while relaxing to Jimmy Buffett tunes and drinking an endless supply of Mountain Dew. The beach was also a favorite destination. He never met a stranger on the water and was a friend to all. His pride and joy was his daughter, McKinzie.
Membership Committee
The membership committee has been super busy reaching out to all the new members that have joined the Shelby County Chamber in the last month. Making sure to make those connections and see what all our members see as value in being a member. This committee knows the importance of making sure each and every member feels they are able to get out of their membership what they see as important and beneficial.
One of the newest avenues this committee is taking on is educating our members on the different benefits, values, networking opportunities and so much more they have available to them. We have learned over the past few years that many of our members are not aware of some of these benefits, therefore through our newsletter and personal contacts, we are trying hard to educate all our members.
Lastly, this committee is a great opportunity to build long lasting and valuable relationships within the community. From making monthly contacts with members one may not have been able to connect with otherwise to building a relationship with other members, this committee is geared all around making connections. If you would be interested in sitting in on this committee, please let us know and we will send you an invite!
Gov Beshear Update
Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Floyd County Peace Officers
Announces Over $2.3 Million in Investments in Pike County
Funding will build new senior center, provide clean drinking water, improve recreational spaces
Gov. Beshear Honors Fallen Floyd County Officers
The Governor recognized three officers and a K-9 who were killed in the line of duty on Thursday, June 30, in Floyd County. Gov. Beshear honored Capt. Ralph Frasure, Deputy William Petry and Officer Jacob Chaffins for their service and dedication to protecting the commonwealth.
“Last Thursday was a tragic night for our commonwealth. Heartbreakingly, we lost three heroic officers and a K-9, making the shooting Kentucky’s deadliest incident for law enforcement in nearly 100 years,” said Gov. Beshear. “Please continue to think about Capt. Ralph Frasure, Deputy William Petry and Officer Jacob Chaffins. They will never be forgotten.”
EPA Urged to Allow Butane Gas Additive
Commonwealth Sheltering Program
Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund
Christmas in July Events
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan 
Kentucky’s AFCs include all 11 interstate routes and eight parkways. The charging stations are required to be fast charging and will be located every 50 miles, with four chargers per station. Through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program, Kentucky will receive $69.5 million in federal funding over five years for this project. With matching funds, it will be a total of $86.9 million. Gov. Beshear expects Kentucky to qualify for more funds to expand the state’s corridors.
COVID-19 Update
Gov. Beshear said the state is experiencing a slight escalation of cases, with 10,191 cases announced June 27 through July 3. The positivity rate is also experiencing a slight increase at 15.75% on July 3. Overall hospitalizations in Kentucky, as well as the number of patients in the ICU and on a ventilator, are increasing, but they are not rising proportionately to rising cases.
First Lady and Governor to Host Christmas in July Events for Families Impacted by December Tornadoes
Families can learn about event locations and times here and RSVP for the events here  
Families can learn about event locations and times here and RSVP for the events here.
Presidential Sponsors
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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