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Chamber begins new year focusing on advocacy

Today is the last day of 2017. This past year has been a very busy year for our community. The growth around town is remarkable. We are reminded of the positive growth when family and friends come home for the holidays and remark about the changes since they were here last.

A legacy of joy during the Christmas season

Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” has been my favorite Christmas classic since I was a child. And as the great classics often do, the work has taken on different meanings to me depending on the season in my life. When I was a child, it was more of a ghost story than a conversion story.…

Greater Owensboro creates momentum with millennials

This week’s latest accolade from Business Insider rating Owensboro as one of the top communities for millennials was a welcomed honor. We are usually too busy to pause and celebrate those accolades, but a Courier-Journal online article expressed surprise that Owensboro made the list. So, we figured we have some explaining to do.

Put your money where your heart is — Shop Owensboro

If you are like us and have family history in Owensboro, we are sure you have heard parents or grandparents reminisce about the days of Anderson’s, McAtee’s, J.J. Newberry’s and many other community business institutions that provided a local, personalized approach for shopping.