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Chamber Member of the Week: Future Forward Behavioral Health

Chamber Member of the Week: Future Forward Behavioral Health “There is something about knowing what good treatment can do for children,” she said. “It can change the whole trajectory of their life. The thought of being able to be a facilitator in setting a kid on a better path or happier, more fulfilling path is…

Chamber Member of the Week: Feel the Love Home Health Care

Chamber Member of the Week: Feel the Love Home Health Care With 20 years of experience as a CNA, Phyllis Siddon opened Feel the Love Home Health Care in 2016. The prominent Owensboro entrepreneur said her primary goal was to assist seniors in their daily activities to keep them at home instead of in nursing…

Chamber Member of the Week: St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter

Chamber Member of the Week: St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter has played an integral role in the Owensboro community for nearly three decades. The shelter has expanded drastically since its inception, housing more than 60 men on any given night in six locations, with upwards of 17 employees and several hundred volunteers. …

Chamber Member of the Week: Offroad Outlawz

Chamber Member of the Week: Offroad Outlawz Brandon and Angela Rice have always been off-road and ATV enthusiasts, visiting various parks to participate in recreational rides and events. When their son James was diagnosed with cancer, they took it upon themselves to organize fundraising events for nonprofits.  After James’s diagnosis, a nonprofit in Evansville came…

Chamber Member of the Week: Be Real Sports Cycling and Fitness

Chamber Member of the Week: Be Real Sports Cycling and Fitness “So here we are, one of the few bike shops in our area, and we are in a great place within our community, with the Greenbelt right behind us and on the fringe of the belt line,” he said. “We’re community-driven like no tomorrow,…

Inflation not expected to be as bad as in 1970s, economist says

Inflation not expected to be as bad as in 1970s, economist says Economists refer to the 1970s as The Great Inflation. In 1973, inflation more than doubled to 8.8%. Later that decade, it went to 12%. And by 1980, inflation was at 14%. Things aren’t likely to get that bad this time around, Donald J.…

Shop Owensboro Summer Edition a little different this year

Shop Owensboro Summer Edition a little different this year The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Shop Owensboro Summer Edition returns on July 30. But it’s going to be a little different this year. In 2020, to help merchants, many of whom had had to close for weeks because of COVID-19 restrictions, the chamber created a…

Chamber invites interns, young people to celebrate summer at Rooster Booster this Thursday

Chamber invites interns, young people to celebrate summer at Rooster Booster this Thursday The Greater Owensboro Chamber Chamber of Commerce is inviting interns and young people to attend Thursday’s Rooster Booster event. The program will feature speaker Don Rissmiller, partner at Strategas, details about the upcoming Shop Owensboro–Summer Edition. and the participants for this year’s…

Chamber Member of the Week: Charles Schwab Evansville

Chamber Member of the Week: Charles Schwab Evansville Charles Schwab Evansville takes great pride in offering financial services to the entire tri-state. Located in the East Lloyd Commons on Burkhardt Road in Evansville, the branch is constantly growing its Owensboro footprint through community and Chamber involvement.  Charles Schwab started the San Francisco-based company in 1971…