CHAMBER Quarterly BRIEFINGS
April 6, 2016
Members with websites, we encourage you to
add a Chamber logo graphic
and link to your website. For the graphic and
instructions please visit, Grab-The-Code.
Executive Director Paul Cole
The theme for June is Home Business: It Starts with a Plan.
More people are choosing to market their skills and talents through home
business. Home businesses take many forms ranging from service-oriented
businesses such as child care to product-oriented businesses such as
computer consulting. Regardless of which business venture you are hoping to
embark on, a significant amount of planning is involved. The
June edition of the
MONEYWI$E newsletter outlines the elements of a business plan that will
help to ensure a successful business.
DOCTORS are OPEN
and 3rd Weekends of each month 4 to 7 PM on Fridays and noon to 7 PM on
Saturdays visit the Smoke Dooctors for some of your favorite ribs and
pulled pork! SO Good! Call Tony at 502-773-8336 and place your orders.
Located at 2898 LaGrange Road, Smithfield, KY, 40068.
"They treat the
May 25, 11 a.m.
- 1 p.m. Relay for Life Cookout
Lawn sponsored by the Henry County Government Team--selection: hamberger,
hotdogs, cole slaw, baked beans, chips, homemade desserts, drinks.
Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes at Smith Berry Winery
A great evening with dinner and
listening to the Oldies Rock N Roll. More information and ticket purchases
can be made by calling 502-845-7091 or visiting their website:
May 30, 10 am -
Henry County’s Fallen Soldiers
Christian Church, 5333 S Main Street, Eminence, KY. Honoring our
thanking our Military.
Speaker: Colonel Haldane “Hal” Lamberton, Brigade Commander of the 238th
Regiment, Kentucky National Guard. Sponsored by the Henry County
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. For more information, contact:
28, 6 pm Annual Chamber Dinner
will hold its annual dinner and meeting June 28th at the Henry County
Extension Building, where we will introduce our new board members, president
and also present and vote on the 2016-2017 annual budget. Dinner will be
catered by All the Way Shop and the cost is $20 per person!
speaker will be Mr. Warren Beeler, the Director of Agriculture Marketing and
Director of Animal Marketing from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA).
Mr. Beeler is very well known and highly respected for his vast knowledge of
the food and agricultural industry in Kentucky and is an excellent
especially like to invite our new members to attend and get acquainted with
the entire chamber. It should be a very enjoyable evening. Letters to
members with more details are forthcoming. Invite a friend or neighbor,
perhaps they are interested in joining the Chamber. So please make
plans to join us on Jun 28th. Reservations can be made with an RSVP and
payment to the Chamber.
through August 1st
Lampton will have her paintings on display through August 1, 2016, at the
Berry Center, 129 S. Main Street, New Castle, KY.
Newest Chamber member!
Louisville Massage Therapy, LLC, is owned by Sarah E. Pendergest of
Smithfield, opened in 2008 with its first office in LaGrange, Ky. Having
served thousands of clients with various physical ailments, they pride
themselves in providing the highest quality massage therapy for preventative
and sustainable healthcare, and encourage each of our clients to live a
strong, healthy lifestyle.
visit Greater Louisville Massage Therapy, LLC, they will tailor each session
to your personal needs, with deep tissue, accu-pressure, traction and
stretching, and trigger point therapy. They see clients from post-surgery
and sports injury, to pregnancy and stress management. Greater Louisville
Massage Therapy, LLC ‘s focus is your relief!
Louisville Massage Therapy is planning to open a business in Campbellsburg
in the near future, so watch for the grand opening and ribbon cutting
Louisville Massage Therapy, LLC ‘s Mission: is called to serve its clients
by providing the highest ethical and professional Standards of Excellence in
our therapists, treatments, and business practices.
Greater Louisville Massage Therapy and experience: The Difference! Contact
us! Greater Louisville Massage Therapy, 502-265-1220,
approved our working toward a way to help you get to know other chamber members
and also help keep information flowing. We plan to start an Ambassador’s Club
with interested volunteers, adjusting the ideas to fit our smaller
The only requirement to be a
Chamber Ambassador is that you be a employee or owner of a business in good
standing with the Chamber or be an associate member and want to expand your
knowledge of our business community. There are numerous ways to take part in
this program. [[MORE
ABOUT THIS PROGRAM ]] This gives you an opportunity to meet other
chamber members, discuss ideas and problems in common, and strengthen both
your business and the chamber.
Pat and Lloyd Gray
Are you a new HCCC member?
Have you changed your email address?
To UPDATE existing Membership Information call Paul, or email:
knowing all the stats on Henry County?? Check this amazing site out!
Just select for Henry County Kentucky or whatever community or state.
If your business can benefit
(Check) Henry County First campaign to keep
money in Henry County, call the office to be a member. It costs the business
nothing, and when a certificate is used in your business, let the Chamber
know and a check is written for the amount of the certificate. We all win
because that money stayed in Henry County. We have 15 retail businesses
listed now, and we certainly could use more.
Maintaining your membership
in the Chamber not only helps you, but it helps the entire community. If
there were no chamber, businesses would have no unified voice to promote the
county and its resources. Our executive director goes outside the county to
meetings and events to promote Henry County. It is another arm to make sure
Henry County stays successful.
links to some interesting information on Henry County that
were prepared by our Extension Community and Economic
Development Initiative. They suggested that the data would
be of interest to many community leaders.
Henry County Extension Agent
At our June
Networking dinner we celebrated our retiring Executive Director Pat Wallace for
her 16 years of service to the business community of Henry County. We were
introduced to our new Exec. Dir. Mr. Paul Cole.
We look forward
to working with Mr. Cole, once he gets his feet under him, I'm sure he wants to
meet more of the members, some were unable to attend the networking dinner.
was born and raised in Indiana. He chose Henry County as his home after
serving in the Army and Navy. He has worked for the Department of
Defense and has experience as a marketer.
He is married
to Kim and they have two sons, James and Eric. James is in college and Eric
will be a junior at HCHS. They live just outside of New Castle.
excited about the chamber and wants to meet as many members as possible to
learn how and what members want from their Chamber. He wants to
increase membership and make the Chamber the go-to organization for
Paul has been
all over the world, but the lifestyle of Henry County fits his idea of a
great place to live. He came to our county from McAlester OK, and he
received his welcome/relocation packet from the Chamber in 2013. He
and his family enjoy festivals, markets and nature. We welcome Paul to
the Chamber and have every reason to believe he is a good fit.
Don’t forget to
send me YOUR breaking news. My e-mail is or call 845-0806.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday -9:30- 2:30
PO Box 355 / 11 N. Main
New Castle, KY 40050
FAX: (502) 845-5313
If you have questions
about any Chamber activity,
call Paul at 845-0806.
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