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Laurel Grocery Company CEO Winston Griffin elected chairman of Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Winston Griffin, CEO and chairman of Laurel Grocery Company, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce for the 2021 term. Griffin succeeds Nick Rowe, president of Kentucky American Water and senior vice president southeast division of American Water, whose term expires Sept. 30. Griffin began his career in 1997 at Laurel Grocery Company, a family-owned grocery wholesaler...

Mayor Jim Gray gives key to the city to new president, CEO of Hospice of the Bluegrass

Liz Fowler, Hospice of the Bluegrass President and CEO and Jim Gray, Lexington Mayor (Photo provided)   Liz Fowler recently moved to Kentucky to become president and CEO of Hospice of the Bluegrass.   Lexington Mayor Jim Gray presented her with a key to the city.   To see more on KyForward, read Hospice of the Bluegrass names public health administrator from Florida its new president.       From...

Date set for public forum for the search for new president and CEO of LexArts

  LexArts wants to hear what the public has to say as they look for a new president and CEO.   An integral part of the search process is determining what role the new leader will play.   As such, the search committee and LexArts’ contracted search firm, Management Consultants for the Arts, have determined that a public discussion is in order.   The panel will be moderated...

A public forum will take place to help panel find LexArts CEO replacement

  The Board of Directors of LexArts is taking steps to find a new leader for their organization.   President & CEO Jim Clark announced his retirement would go into effect June 30 and the board wants to include citizens of Lexington in the conversation.   The board’s search committee is comprised of LexArts board members, representatives of the mayor’s office and the...