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Chamber, EDC gives priorities to Fiscal Court

Daviess Fiscal Court and citizens in attendance at the court’s Thursday night meeting were presented with a tentative list of priorities which may be presented to the Kentucky General Assembly during the next legislative session.

Ride sharing company makes contact after Thursday campaign

An official with the Chamber Young Professionals say an all-day online campaign Thursday aimed at attracting the interest of a ride sharing service such as Uber or Lyft to invest in Owensboro did produce at least some communication with company representatives.

Human Needs and Services fuel Leadership Owensboro experience

Human Needs and Services Day goes down year after year as a class favorite for the Leadership Owensboro program. On this day, participants in Leadership Owensboro have the opportunity to walk in someone else’s shoes who lives in our community. Shoes that are often carrying the weight of the world.

Greater Owensboro is a community open to millennials

This week’s latest accolade of rating Owensboro as one of the top communities for American Millennial Homebuyers is one to celebrate. This can be attributed to several factors including a community with proactive, community-minding banking institutions and affordable quality housing. It can also be attributed to our community’s intentional focus on creating community infrastructure to…

We are OBKY

At last week’s Rooster Booster, we heard from Secretary of Kentucky’s Cabinet for Economic Development regarding the project landscape in Kentucky and what communities need to be doing to be ready. We also heard that Daviess County was in the 25th percentile in new projects and announcements in the state of Kentucky.

Brescia celebrates, continues to dream

Last week, our chamber and the Owensboro community celebrated two days in a row with our friends from Brescia University. On Thursday, Brescia was the sponsor of our signature Rooster Booster event. We heard from Brescia alumni Pat Yates, an entrepreneur who has been featured on Shark Tank and now has a contract with DreamWorks…