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Chamber Member of the Week: Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

Chamber Member of the Week: Western Kentucky Botanical Garden The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden (WKBG) offers an entirely different visitor experience for 2022, boasting a new entrance, sign, marketing materials, visitor center entrance, and gift shop. They are also installing a new garden called the Path of Hope and Healing, which features a 300-foot pathway…

Chamber Member of the Week: KORT Physical Therapy

Chamber Member of the Week: KORT Physical Therapy   The Kentucky Orthopedic Rehabilitation Team, commonly referred to by its acronym KORT, opened in Owensboro in 2011. The practice is a subsidiary of Select Medical Corporation, with more than 60 clinics across the state.  KORT specializes in physical and occupational therapy and has two offices in…

Red, White and Blue brings candidates downtown

Red, White and Blue brings candidates downtown While the annual “Red, White and Blue” political speaking event hosted by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce has been a community tradition for years, Saturday’s edition of the event is the first time it was hosted for a primary election. “We did it because there are so…

Chamber Member of the Week: Real Hacienda

Chamber Member of the Week: Real Hacienda Real Hacienda Mexican Restaurant has been a constant in the Owensboro food scene for nearly two decades. The establishment offers some of the freshest Mexican dishes and takes great pride in providing quality service.  Ortiz first entered the restaurant business with his father in 1995 when they opened…

To succeed, just keep showing up, Berry tells Chamber

To succeed, just keep showing up, Berry tells Chamber Jeff Berry, co-head of CAA Sports’ baseball division, came home to Owensboro on Thursday to speak to the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Rooster Booster Breakfast. Since its creation in 2006, CAA Baseball has negotiated more than $3 billion in multi-year player contracts and advised 56…

Owensboro native and MLB sports agent Jeff Berry to speak at Rooster Booster

Owensboro native and MLB sports agent Jeff Berry to speak at Rooster Booster Owensboro native Jeff Berry, recognized by Forbes as one of the world’s most powerful sports agents, will be the featured guest at Thursday’s Rooster Booster event. The program begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center (501 West Second Street) and is sponsored…

Chamber Member of the Week: Payne Construction and Remodeling

Chamber Member of the Week: Payne Construction and Remodeling Payne Construction and Remodeling has played a pivotal role in the Owensboro building community for more than 17 years. Payne Construction epitomizes the concept of a family-owned business, as several generations of Paynes contribute to the company’s success.  John Payne worked for his father, Joe, who…

Chamber Member of the Week: The Unique Nest

Chamber Member of the Week: The Unique Nest Lisa Thompson and Andrea Hayse created The Unique Nest – a consignment store featuring antique and vintage items – during the summer of 2021. Before collaborating on the new business venture, the two spent much of their downtime peddling items at various consumer malls and events.  The…

Republican candidates talk issues

Republican candidates talk issues Public safety, economic development and addressing Daviess County’s longstanding flooding issues were all significant themes throughout the evening Thursday during the Local Candidates Forum at Owensboro City Hall. Hosted by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, the event brought together candidates for the Republican Party primaries for each of the local…