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Chamber Member of the Week: WKTG – 93.9

Chamber Member of the Week: WKTG – 93.9 WKTG traces its conception back to 1949 in Madisonville, adopting different call letters throughout the years. Found on the radio dial at 93.9 or online, the station plays a blend of classic and new rock.  The station integrated itself into the Owensboro community in 1998 when they…

Omicron surpassing previous variants within community

Omicron surpassing previous variants within community The peak the country is heading toward with the omicron variant is much higher than previously seen, according to Clay Horton, public health director for the Green River District Health Department. The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce held a webinar Thursday with Horton and Dr. Micheal Kelley, vice president…

Chamber Celebration postponed to March 11

Chamber Celebration postponed to March 11 The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce to postpone its annual Chamber Celebration for the third time. In 2021, the celebration was postponed from Jan. 29 to May 15, and then canceled for the year. It was scheduled to return on Jan. 21. But the…

Chamber Member of the Week: The Skin Therapist

Chamber Member of the Week: The Skin Therapist Madlyn Murphy launched Mad Aesthetics out of her sister’s salon on 18th Street more than three years ago. After exponential growth, she elected to rebrand and secure a new location on Emory Drive this past summer, adjusting the name to The Skin Therapist.  Murphy began the business…

Entering new year with gratitude and hope

Entering new year with gratitude and hope As our Chamber enters into 2022, we do so with a sense of gratitude. We are grateful to the businesses and organizations who continue to adapt and improvise each day to move not only their own shops forward, but the entire community. We are grateful for each one…

Watson lists city’s accomplishments during 2021

Watson lists city’s accomplishments during 2021 If there was a a recurring note between Mayor Tom Watson and Daviess County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly during their presentations Thursday at the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Rooster Booster Breakfast at the Owensboro Convention Center, it was a note of irritation with commenters on social media, who say…

Owensboro area leaders make ‘State of Community’ addresses

Owensboro area leaders make ‘State of Community’ addresses OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its Rooster Booster breakfast Thursday morning where city and county officials gave addresses about development. County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly and Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson talked about last year’s accomplishments and what the area can expect moving…

Watson, Mattingly to give ‘State of Community’ addresses Thursday

Watson, Mattingly to give ‘State of Community’ addresses Thursday Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson and Daviess County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly will give their annual “State of the Community” addresses Thursday during the Rooster Booster breakfast at the Owensboro Convention Center. Mattingly’s — giving his last State of the County since he’s not seeking reelection — plans…

Chamber Member of the Week: Office Pride of Greater Owensboro

Chamber Member of the Week: Office Pride of Greater Owensboro Drew Wedding opened Office Pride of Greater Owensboro — a full-service, commercial cleaning service — in August of 2021. The business has grown exponentially since then, far exceeding first-quarter projections. Based in Palm Harbor, Florida, the national chain is one of the nation’s most respected…

Chamber Member of the Week: Party Paper Place

Chamber Member of the Week: Party Paper Place   Party Paper Place has been an integral part of the Owensboro community for nearly four decades. Best known for their balloons and balloon decor, the business will celebrate its 40th anniversary this August.  Current owner Jeanette Woodward said the business traces its inception back to 1982…