Category: Biz Briefs
This week in business, Melanie Story, MD, and Erica Williams, MD, family medicine, joined Baptist Medical Associates; the Louisville Marriott Downtown completed an extensive renovation, donating bedding from the previous room décor to eight local charities: the Louisville Orchestra and its musicians announced a new three-year contract; and Cabela’s Inc., the world’s foremost outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will officially open the doors of its Louisville, Ky., store – the company’s first location in the Bluegrass State on April 11.
35th Leadership Louisville Class March 4 marked the opening of applications for the 35th Anniversary Leadership Louisville Class. Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has ensured that the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region. Many of the most dynamic leaders from all fields apply [...]
This week in business, Gant Hill & Associates is pleased to announce the sale of the Avalon Restaurant and Luna Boutique real estate to attorneys Shawn and Vanessa Cantley, who are also owners of The Silver Dollar; construction is nearly complete on an estimated $250,000 remodel at Rodes For Him; National Geographic has kick-started the travel season by designating the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour as one of its top 10 “Best Spring Trips” for 2013; Ross Dress for Less will expand its presence in Louisville with the grand opening of a new location in Shelbyville Road Plaza; and Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce will present its prestigious Silver Fleur-de-Lis Award to Harold Workman and The University of Louisville.
This week in business news, Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty in Louisville announced that Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC launched its 2013 marketing program; the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the appointment of Clifford “Rip” Rippetoe to the Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau Commission; the former Designer Room at Margaret’s Consignment & Collectibles is now the home of The Boutique at Margaret’s; and Operation Cookie, a partnership between Republic Bank and Girl Scouts to send much-loved Girl Scout Cookies to our military men and women serving overseas, has begun its fifth annual run.
Republic Senior VP Honored Frederick “Chip” Hancock, senior vice president of private banking with Republic Bank, has been honored as one of this year’s recipients of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest honor a Boy Scout Council can bestow upon its volunteers for extraordinary service to youth. The Silver Beaver Award is given to those [...]
Galt House Wedding Consultant The Galt House Hotel introduced Courtney Kiefer on Jan. 22 as its new wedding consultant. Ms. Kiefer will work one-on-one with brides to assist them in choosing the right space for the size, budget, vision and experience for their special day. Galt House Hotel offers a one stop shop and the [...]
Bingham Fellows Class of 2013 From a very competitive pool of candidates, 46 community leaders were selected to participate in the Bingham Fellows Class of 2013, and eight additional leaders were identified to serve on the program’s steering committee. The topic for the 2013 Bingham Fellows is: Developing a Smart Food Culture, focused on improving [...]
NuLu Valentine Open House The East Market District is pleased to announce its second annual NuLu Valentine Open House, featuring local retailers and restaurants that will be open extended hours and offering specials, discounts and refreshments. While at this year’s event, be sure to fill out an entry form at any participating business for your [...]
Becky Lamb Joins UofL Physicians Becky Lamb has joined University of Louisville Physicians as vice president of contracting. She brings 20 years of experience in health care operations, with an emphasis on finance and strategic business development. She has held leadership positions with major health care systems in both Kentucky and Illinois. In her new [...]
Four Physicians Join Baptist Medical Jun Oh Kim, MD; George Shee, MD; Michael Sutkamp, MD; and James Swift, MD, FACP, internal medicine, have joined Baptist Medical Associates. Their practice is located at 4002 Kresge Way, Suite 124. Jun Oh Kim. MD, is a 1998 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed [...]