The downtown development known as CentrePointe has changed its name to City Center.

Target plans to open its first small-format store in Kentucky near UK’s campus. The store is anticipated to open in the summer of 2019. It will be located on the ground floor of an apartment complex set to be built in the former parking lot next to Raising Cane’s on Limestone.



Wednesday May 2

News and Brews: Lexington: The next Silicon Valley?” hosted by Alltech will be on May 2 at 6 pm at the Town Branch Distillery. This month ask the questions: How can we attract the best of the best to Kentucky? How can Lexington be seen on a global stage? Are you putting your best foot forward?


Wednesday May 9

U.S. Green Building Council wants you to attend its Green Business Bootcamp on May 9. Attendees will receive an in-depth crash course that builds upon their knowledge of LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Discover tools and resources for advancing green buildings, communities and cities as part of your green business strategy.


Saturday May 12

The 6th annual Suit Up & Get Hired Career Clinic is on May 12 from 9 am to 3:30 pm at BCTC Newtown Pike Campus. Workshops for interviewing, resume writing, workplace conflict, and social media do’s and don’ts. Register by calling JubileeJobs.


Tuesday May 15

Ryan Quarles, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, will headline the May 15th Public Policy Luncheon presented by Kentucky American Water at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington from Noon to 1:30 pm.


Jack WelchSunday May 20

The transformative power of ideas will be the focus of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2018. Explore how ideas can germinate into innovations that change the course of businesses and lives. May 20-22 at Rupp Arena, come network, hear world-class speakers, and gain experience and inspiration.


Wednesday May 23

Women Leading Kentucky hosts their annual Women’s Business & Leadership Conference on Wednesday, May 23 at Marriott Griffin Gate. Actress, singer, writer and producer, Laura Bell Bundy will be the keynote speaker. This conference brings together women and men who are interested in leadership programs and networking with other professionals.


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

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