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After being forced to close five years ago, Boone Creek Outdoors has won approval by the Fayette Urban County Planning Commission to reopen. Before the business, located at 8291 Old Richmond Road, can officially open for business the zone change must also be approved by the Lexington Urban County Council.

Lexington’s first Louie’s Wine Dive has opened in Chevy Chase. Located at 858 East High Street, it is occupying the former home of Macho Nacho. The restaurant’s menu offers seasonal favorites as well as an expansive wine and spirits menu.

Carl Meyers, a longtime Lexington retailer who specialized in equestrian and upscale apparel, died Monday, Nov. 21. He was 64.

Meyers most recently operated the Carl Meyers boutique at 111 Clay Avenue.

Meyers and his family had a long history in the Lexington retail market. From 1938 to 1967, the Meyers store was on West Main Street but moved in 1967.

The Meyers family later opened stores in Fayette and Lexington malls, but those ventures closed in the 80s.

Meyers sold custom riding apparel from a shop he ran first on Walton Avenue and later on Romany Road.

The World Trade Center Kentucky announced the fall 2016 graduates of its International Trade Certification Program.

The three-day program was taught by experts from banking, tax, legal, customs compliance, market intelligence, freight forwarding, customs brokerage and government, to provide a foundation for effective and efficient international trade operations management for participants. The certification is accredited and nationally recognized by National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarder’s Association of America.

The graduates include Mindy Acton, Papa John’s International; Phyllis Carmichael, Alltech Inc.; Andrew Cech, World Trade Center Kentucky; Anna Daker, World Trade Center Kentucky; Sam Foust, World Trade Center Kentucky; Linda J. Hawkins, Heart to Heart Publishing, Inc.; Caitlin Horsley, World Trade Center Kentucky; Matt Kremer, Kenmark Optical; Chad Ladd, Tungco; JJ de la Llera, Lectrodryer, LLC; Adam Miles, Link-Belt; Cereka Myrick, Justice AV Solutions; Victoria Pena, Motor Coach Industries; Jason Rainey, SBDC – EKU; Evan Sams, Big Ass Solutions; Jeff Smith, Phoenix Process Equipment Co.; James Sparks; JD Sparks, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Company; Cindy Sturgill, World Trade Center Kentucky; Matt Yates, Louisville Forward; and Bruce Zou, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.

EVENTS

The new location of Tandoor Indian Bar and Fine Cuisine at 3146 Maple Leaf Drive  will celebrate with a ribbon cutting in December. The new location features an expanded bar, along with new menu offerings.

Commerce Lexington Inc.’s next Public Policy Luncheon will feature Kentucky House of Representatives Speaker-Elect Jeff Hoover on Thursday, Dec. 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Lexington Downtown at 369 West Vine Street.

The luncheon is open to Chamber members and non-members. For more information, call 859.254.4447.

This article also appears on page 4 of the December 2016 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal. For more Hamburg area news, subscribe to the Hamburg Journal weekly digital newsletter.

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