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Forcht Bank, along with several other companies in the Hamburg area, hosted the Hamburg Job Fair on June 21. Job seekers were able to meet with employers and participate in on-site screenings and interviews.

 

The Library Foundation presented a donation check for $219,122 to the Lexington Public Library.

 

Malibu Jack’s has moved to a new location on Nicholasville Road. It is taking over the location of the former Kmart building. With this 115,000 square foot facility, Malibu Jack’s will become one of the larger indoor theme parks in the country.

 

Zipie has hired Chad Howard as the new Account Director of the full-service marketing agency. Howard’s experience with major global brands includes Jet Blue Airways, Abercrombie & Fitch, Luxottica, BMW, The Ritz Carlton, Marriott, “Food & Wine” Publications, Lexus, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.

 

EVENTS

Monday, July 2

The groundbreaking ceremony for Town Branch Commons is July 2 at 10 am at Charles Young Park. Town Branch Commons will be a strip of Bluegrass running through downtown Lexington, roughly following the path of Town Branch, Lexington’s first water source. It will link the city’s two major trails, Town Branch Trail and the Legacy Trail, giving 22 miles of uninterrupted trail.

 

Wednesday, July 18

Women Leading Kentucky will host a Networking After Hours event on July 18 at Pasta Garage. From 5:30 – 7 pm network with a dynamic and diverse group of women and men. This is a ticketed event.

 

Friday, July 20

The 2018 Expedite Expo comes to the Lexington Convention Center July 20 & 21. Expedite Expo is the only trade event focusing exclusively on the expedited trucking industry. Attendees and exhibitors from all over the US and Canada, come to the expo to learn about the newest trucks, career opportunities and products geared specifically to owner operators and drivers of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks.

 

August 27

Register for the 2018 Commerce Lexington Business on the Green event presented by Unified Trust Company on Monday, August 27, at Griffin Gate Marriott. Lunch begins at 11:30 am and Tee time is at 12:30 pm.

 

This article also appears on page 4 of the July 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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