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Girls Scouts Sisterhood Giving Challenge campaign gives gift of membership to 250 Kentucky girls

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road (GSKWR) launched a Sisterhood Giving Challenge on Giving Tuesday with a phenomenal outcome – providing the opportunity for 250 Kentucky girls, who could otherwise not afford to be involved in Girl Scouts, to be part of the Girl Scout Sisterhood. Traditional Bank’s Erin Soard, left, presents a check for $1000 to Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness...

Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health names Michael Friesen as 2020-2021 board chair

The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health elected Michael Friesen as chair for the 2020-21 fiscal year, which began July 1. Friesen is a vice president at Traditional Bank in Lexington with 15 years of commercial banking experience. He is a native of Lexington and graduated from Henry Clay High School. Friesen has an MBA from the University of Kentucky and BSBA-Finance from the University of Richmond....

Bill Alverson to retire as CEO of Traditional Bank; Andy Baker named CEO and Daniel Mason president

William “Bill” Alverson has announced he will retire at the end of the year as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Traditional Bank. He will remain on the Traditional Bank board of directors and will continue to serve the bank in a business development role through 2020. Alverson began his financial career in 1984 with Citizen’s Union Bank in Lexington. He first joined Traditional Bank in 1986....

LASC celebrates The Beatles August 18 as Sgt Peppers Bike Prom comes to downtown Lexington

An outrageous Lexington tradition returns to the Living Arts and Science Center for the 10th year August 18 as Sgt Peppers Bike Prom celebrates The Beatles. Bike Prom 2018 will draw more than 200 cyclists, dressed their fab-five best, to bike the downtown route with riders treated to prom-themed games, activities and refreshments such as prom photos, musical games, trivia, glam stations and a prom...