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Monday, May 13, 2019
SubmittedFRANKFORT, Ky. (May 6, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today joined Congressman Hal Rogers and Congressman Andy Barr, along with officials from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS), and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), to promote EKU's new Kentucky Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Training Project.Accompanied by state ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Pikeville, KY -- Mark A. Gooch, president and CEO of Community Trust Bank, recently announced that Branch Manager Mike Damron has been promoted to market vice president.  Damron’s duties as branch manager include providing consumer, residential, and commercial lending options to new and existing client relationships, overseeing the daily operations of the branch office, calling on existing and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Submitted   Fast Change Lube and Oil held its quarterly manager meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Fast Change Lube and Oil’s corporate office in Inez, KY. The Fast Change team welcomed guest speaker John Buckland, better known as “The West Virginia Batman.”    Buckland is the creator of Heroes 4 Higher (H4H). A foundation dedicated to bringing hope and healing to families and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Pikeville, KY (May 6, 2019) – The Christ Central School is seeking students for enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. The school is also offering scholarships to cover tuition costs for incoming students. During a plaque presentation event with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce held on Wednesday, May 1, Christ Central Administrator Angie Wilkes, said scholarships are available for ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Pikeville, KY (May 6, 2019) – During its May session Thursday, May 2, the Patton Leadership Institute spent the day learning about the tourism offerings in Letcher County, including a unique experience that involved rehabilitated birds at the Letcher County Extension Office. Falconer Mitch Whitaker presented to the group Thursday morning as part of the office’s Raptor Rehabilitation Center ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 03, 2019
Pikeville, KY --  Mark A. Gooch, President and CEO of Community Trust Bank, recently announced that Helena H. Syck has been promoted to Pikeville market assistant vice president.  Syck is a customer service representative (CSR). As a CSR, she opens new checking, savings, money market, certificate of deposit, and credit card accounts. Her office is located in the Community Trust Bank Main Office ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Frankfort, KY – April 30, 2019 - The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE) in cooperation with their Scholarship Committee, announced today the recipients of their annual scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to chamber professionals across the state to attend to a wide variety of events that encourage professional development and growth among their profession. KCCE is proud to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Pikeville, KY (May 1, 2019) – TJ Hurst, State Farm agent, partnered with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 30, for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration for his insurance agency located in Pikeville. At his office, located at 1472 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, Hurst offers a number of services for customers to take advantage of. In addition to home, life, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Submitted The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration plans to award approximately $28.5 million in demonstration grant funds to support alignment of workforce development with existing strategies and plans for economic development and diversification in rural communities in the Appalachian and Delta regions.  These grant funds, awarded in consultation with the ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 25, 2019
For its April session, the Patton Leadership Institute visited Johnson County. During the visit, the class heard from Big Sandy Community & Technical College's Director of Strategic Communications Greta Heintzelman Slone; Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Innovation Director Ryan Jones; Belfry High School's award-winning Football Coach Philip Haywood; and Stephanie Abshire, Judy Daniel and ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, April 25, 2019
The Southeast Kentucky Chamber partnered with the Sullivan University Learning Center in Louisa in April to host its first Chamber 411 event. Chamber 411 is an event that allows community members, local leaders, and business owners the opportunity to get acquainted with businesses and people across the region. "The Chamber 411 is a community-based event that allows us, as the region's Chamber, to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, April 25, 2019
The 43rd annual Hillbilly Days Festival drew a large number of visitors to Pikeville and the surrounding area during the festival's three-day span from Thursday, April 11, through Saturday, April 13. Vendors offering food, crafts, and numerous other goods and services lined the streets of Hambley Boulevard, College Street, Huffman Avenue, Main Street, and Division Street, while crafters and other ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Walmart RC: Associates at Pikeville’s Walmart, community members, and representatives from the Southeast Kentucky Chamber gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the launch of the store’s online grocery pickup service Wednesday, April 17. Walmart’s Assistant Store Manager Willie Collins is joined by Southeast Kentucky Chamber Membership Development Manager Amber Campbell for the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release