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Business

  • Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for PeopleReady

    The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for PeopleReady, a TrueBlue Company on July 27.  It is a staffing agency that has opportunities and flexibility of various jobs that match job-seekers’ experience and skills.  For more information, contact Elizabeth Nichols at (502) 331-9675 or visit www.peopleready.com.

  • Bardstown Bourbon Company hires Greenbrier food director

    David Mandell, president and chief executive officer of The Bardstown Bourbon Company, and his partners wanted the best food service director they could get for their restaurant, whiskey and vintage spirits bar and hospitality experience, so they did a national search.

    They found him in West Virginia.

    Pedro Gonzalez, executive director of restaurant operations for the prestigious Greenbrier Resort in Sulphur Springs, W. Va., is coming to Kentucky to lead a hospitality experience that Mandell said will be like no other.

  • Heaven Hill acquiring Irish whiskey brands

    Heaven Hill is growing adding to its portfolio again this week with the acquisition of two Irish brands that will increase the company’s sales by more than half a million cases globally.

    The company is purchasing Carolan’s Irish Cream Liqueur and Irish Mist Liqueur from Gruppo Campari.

    “The historic brands are certainly complementary fits for a Heaven Hill portfolio built on quality and innovation,” Max Shapira, president of Heaven Hill Brands, said in a statement announcing the purchase.

  • KentuckyOne Health partners achieves elite status

    KentuckyOne Health Partners, the state’s largest and most successful accountable care organization, has achieved Elite 5-Star status from CAPG, the nation’s leading professional association for accountable physician groups. KHP is one of only 87 organizations nationally to achieve the coveted Elite honor in 2017. This recognition, along with recent qualification as an Advanced Alternative Payment Model (Advanced APM), comes as the organization is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

  • WORK MATTERS: Millennials are vital to our workplace

    Did you know by 2020 millennials will make-up 50 percent or more of the workforce? It is an alarming statistic if you buy into the negative stereotypes that exist around this generation, born between 1977 and 1995.

    They are “easily bored” so they job-hop. They are “entitled.” They are “lazy.” Certainly, in some cases, millennial-age employees bear out the negative stereotypes but I would caution those who comprise the ‘older’ generations to let these negative stereotypes shape your impression of every 22 to 40-year-old.

  • Construction moving quicker than planned for Lux Row Distillery

    When Michelle Lux began formulating a plan for what Bardstown’s new Lux Row Distillery at the old Ballard farm would look like, the historic property’s rustic themes couldn’t help but inject themselves into the design.

  • KentuckyOne Health Partners achieves CAPG ‘Elite 5-Star’ status

    KentuckyOne Health Partners, the state’s largest and most successful accountable care organization, has achieved Elite 5-Star status from CAPG, the nation’s leading professional association for accountable physician groups.

    KHP is one of only 87 organizations nationally to achieve the coveted Elite honor in 2017. This recognition, along with recent qualification as an Advanced Alternative Payment Model, comes as the organization is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

  • Tea Cozy Yarn Studio holds ribbon cutting
  • Credit union appoints Krimm to VP of human resources

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has announced the appointment of Jill Krimm as vice president of human resources. She will be in charge of all credit union recruitment, employee benefits administration and general training.

  • WORK MATTERS: Bringing more people into the Lincoln Trail workforce

    By Lisa Boone

    Months ago, the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board set out to develop a thoughtful strategic plan that not only assures our regional workforce development system is responsive to the needs of job seekers and employers but also addressed the system’s change in focus as laid out by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.