Mackenzie Clark has been named the new Catering and Events Manager of the Lexington Marriott City Center and Residence Inn Lexington City Center.

Kimra H. Cole has been named president and chief operating officer of Columbia Gas of Kentucky. Cole succeeds Herbert A. Miller Jr., who retired in July.

Business: group of people cutting a blue ribbonLavish Nails celebrated their grand re-opening, expansion, and renovation, with a ribbon cutting at their Hamburg location.

On August 22, Commerce Lexington invites you to celebrate and recognize Lexington’s top small businesses. The 2019 Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon presented by Forcht Bank is held at Keenland’s Keene Barn from noon to 1:30 pm.

The 2019 category winners are:
Business Success Award: Hallway Feeds
Green Initiative Award: Synergy Home
Innovation Award: Wrigley Media Group
Legacy Award
: The Locker Room Sporting Goods
Minority Business Award: Synergy Coach
Nonprofit Award: Chrysalis House, Inc.

Small Business of the Year will be named at the luncheon.

Business: a man in a suit handing someone else a trophy
Forcht Bank CEO Tucker Ballinger congratulated Crank & Boom 2015 Young Entrepreneur award winner Toa Green.



Aug 9       Spotlight Series: Tourism Impact on Lexington, 8 am, Keeneland

Aug 13     Leverage Resources to Launch your Business, 9 am, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office

Aug 22    Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Forcht Bank, noon, Keeneland

Aug 22      Business Link Networking Event, 4:30 pm, Lexmark Global

Aug 27      Mastering Your Executive Presence, 9 am, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office

Aug 29     Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable with Mary Quinn Ramer, noon, The Grand Reserve

Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates, and locations subject to change.




This article also appears on page 4 of the August 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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