Business: a woman with a dogPEOPLE
Hamburg’s PetSuites has named Carsyn McKenzie as Resort Manager.

YMCA of Central Kentucky President and CEO, David Martorano, has stepped down and Paula Anderson has been named as the Chief Operating Officer.

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse on Richmond Road near Lexington’s Idle Hour neighborhood has closed, according to a sign posted on its doors. The steakhouse opened in Fall of 2018 after former tenants, Coba Cocina, closed in 2016.

Coming soon to the vacant space near Total Wine in Hamburg is Cost Plus World Market.

Bluegrass SHRM October Meeting
Friday October 18. Legal Update for HR Professionals: New Laws, Hot Topics, and Best Practices Speakers: The Attorneys of Fisher Phillips. Session to be followed by Keeneland Social. This session provided by the attorneys of Fisher Phillips will include a panel update on a variety of employment law topics as well as several topic updates including the latest developments on ADA and FMLA, pay equity/salary history bans, immigration and ICE update, employee privacy/social media and more. Legal session is hosted at the Grand Reserve. Complimentary shuttle provided to Keeneland for those who’ve purchased grandstand tickets. (Keeneland tickets are first come, first served.) Registration is required by October 10.

UK’s 1-year MBA Open House is Wednesday October 23 at 5:30 pm at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity for students to learn more about the program, faculty, staff, and alumni. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Business Preston Greens: group of people smiling at the cameraOPENING SOON
Preston Greens, a new luxury senior living community, is coming to Lexington in 2020. The new community hosted a ribbon cutting at their Little Herb Way location in September to celebrate the official opening of the leasing office. The new development, located off Polo Club Boulevard, is set to open in May 2020. To schedule an appointment or tour, call 859-274-4561.

The 7th Annual Women in Business Expo is October 18 at the downtown Hilton. Keynote speakers include Azur Food Group restaurateur Sylvia Lovely and Felecia Hatcher, bestselling author of Start Your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget. This annual conference is a day filled with informative breakout sessions, exhibitor booths, networking and a highly anticipated business pitch contest.

Safely shred unwanted documents and papers in an eco-friendly way on Saturday Nov 2, at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike (9 am to 2 pm), courtesy of the city. More info at



Oct 2          Equine Career & Opportunity Fair, 4 pm, Woodford Reserve Suite (Kroger Field)

Oct 8          Target Your Resume, 9 am, Fayette County Cooperative Extension

Oct 10        Women Leading KY with Susan Elkington, 11:30 am, The Grand Reserve

Oct 17        Small Biz Workshops Roundtable, 5:30 pm, Paris Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce

Oct 18        Women in Business Expo, Hilton (downtown)

Oct 22        Commerce Lexington Business Link, 4:30 pm, UK Gatton College of Business

Oct 23        One Year MBA Open House, 5:30 pm, UK Gatton College of Business

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



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

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