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Nearly 350 volunteers join Thanksgiving Basket Brigade at God’s Pantry Food Bank

God’s Pantry Food Bank packed 4,500 Thanksgiving baskets at its Annual Basket Brigade Event on Saturday as nearly 350 volunteers joined together to make it happen. The basket assembly for the Sharing Thanksgiving program is one of God’s Pantry Food Bank’s most popular and fun events of the year. Basket Brigade 2019 Basket Brigade first shift was fast as lightning, packing 1,200 Sharing Thanksgiving...

Former Governor Beshear will rejoin old law firm of Stites and Harbison in Lexington office

Former Gov. Steve Beshear has rejoined the law offices of Stites & Harbison, the firm announced in a news release Thursday. Beshear first joined Stites & Harbison in 1987 and supervised the Lexington office until beginning his first term as governor in 2007. His second term ended in December. Beshear will be part of the firm’s Lexington, Ky., office but will use his expertise as both an...

Tale of Two Cities: Lexington, Louisville chambers collaborate on second intercity trip

For the second time since 2010, representatives of two of Kentucky’s largest chambers of commerce – Commerce Lexington and Greater Louisville – will come together for a joint intercity visit. The destination selected for the 2014 Leadership Expedition is Charlotte, N.C., June 1-3.   Commerce Lexington Inc. has led its own intercity visits for 74 years, while Greater Louisville Inc.’s GLIDE...

Community leaders, volunteers recognized
at Commerce Lexington’s annual dinner

About 1,000 business professionals, community and regional leaders, and elected officials attended the 2013 Commerce Lexington Inc. annual dinner, presented by Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance at Lexington Center Thursday. This event provided a look back at 2012 and recognized Commerce Lexington’s most involved members, volunteers, and community leaders.   “The highlight of 2012 was...