Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC
Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC celebrated the remodeling of its showroom and offices with a ribbon cutting on May 10th. Owner Ron Faupel cut the ribbon while his wife Debbie held the bow. Also on hand were representatives from Chevrolet’s headquarters in Michigan, supportive friends, family, Henderson Chevy staff as well as Chamber board members and Ambassadors. Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC is located on U.S. 41, just a short drive from that money saving bridge. Visit the dealership to check out its new, modern look or call (270) 826-7600 to find out all they have to offer.
Horsefeathers Gifts celebrated their new Chamber membership and the opening of the world headquarters in Downtown Henderson with a ribbon cutting on May 2nd. The Mother-Daughter ownership duo of Chelsea Farmer and Tammy Asher (holding scissors) started their business in their home in 2009 and have grown the brand to become loved by many celebrities. They have designed an exclusive piece for the 2013 Kentucky Derby. At HorseFeathersGifts.com, Tammy and Chelsea sell exclusive, vintage-inspired jewelry, accessories and home goods. Inspired by rural landscape and small town living, the gals of HorseFeathers love to put a little country in every outfit and home. Visit their store located at 132 Second Street in Downtown Henderson or give them a call at (270) 635-3904.
Pea Ridge Waste Management
Surrounded by family and friends, as well as Chamber Ambassadors and board members, Pea Ridge Waste Management owners David Stinson (holding scissors), Christina Stinson (holding bow) and Matthew Stinson (next to Christina) celebrated their new Chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on April 26 at the firm's new office in the Citi-Center Building. Pea Ridge Waste Management LLC is committed to providing cost-effective, responsible, environmentally sensitive management of all solid waste generated by its customers. For all your commercial or residential solid waste service needs, contact Pea Ridge at (270) 827-8152.
Henderson County Republican Party
The Henderson County Republican Party celebrated their chamber membership with a Ribbon Cutting held in the Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce office on April 16th. Richard Shoulders (holding scissors) is the Chairman of the local GOP and Debbie DeSpain (holding bow) serves as the vice chair. The Henderson County GOP is a vibrant group of Henderson County citizens dedicated to the task of electing conservative people to public office. Contact the Henderson County GOP Headquarters at 828-693-6040 for more information on how you can make a difference for our county and our country.
Wes Wilson, with the shears, and his wife, Beverly, holding the bow, celebrated their new ownership of the Henderson Sears store as well as their new membership in the Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on April 5. The Wilsons bought the Sears store earlier this year and encourage folks to come to Eastgate Shopping Center to check out their extensive selection of quality appliances, lawn and garden items, Craftsman tools, bedding, televisions and much, much more. Call (270) 844-8110 for more information.
Trinisix Tailor Shop
Trinisix Tailor Shop celebrated its Chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 20. Co-owners Sixta Carmona (holding bow) and Trinidad Guevara (holding scissors) are trained in custom-made clothing, alterations and fittings. Trinisix Tailor Shop, located at 125 N. Ingram Street, can do alterations on men’s and women’s clothing of any sorts, formal or informal. Call (321) 914-5575 for an appointment.
Henderson Community College Start Center
Henderson Community College launched The Start Center on Feb. 19 with a ribbon cutting. The Start Center is located on the second floor of the Sullivan Technology Center on the HCC campus. It is designed to be a one-stop service center containing the offices of Admission and Records, Advising, Adult Education, Tutoring, Veterans Affairs, Disability Services, Success and Coaching, as well as Employment Services. Dr. Kris Williams, President of HCC; Cary Conley (holding scissors), Director of Academic Advising and Assessment; Pam Wilson, Director of Success Grants; Brenda Knight (holding bow), Registrar, Andrew Zellers, Financial Aid Director; were all on hand to help cut the ribbon. The Start Center is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4J Properties celebrated its new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 15. 4J operates a private parking lot located at 219 N. Main Street, across from BankTrust Financial. The lot has a total of 20 parking spaces, all for lease. The lot is monitored around the clock. Owners Stacey Jones (holding bow), Justin Jones (holding scissors) and B.J. Jones (next to Justin) were on hand to cut the ribbon. The fourth owner is Brandon Jones. Anyone looking for convenient downtown parking can call (270) 577-2583 to inquire about current rates.
Perfection Salon, located in Eastgate Shopping Center at 1648 B Second Street, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 8. Owner/Stylist Melinda Nelson (holding scissors) is surrounded by her husband, Jonathan (holding bow), and her other seven stylists. Perfection Salon offers monthly deals on haircuts, perms, color, and eyebrow waxing. There is also a massage therapist by appointment. Contact (270) 827-7775 to make your appointment.
Spudz-N-Stuff celebrated its new Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce membership with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 6 at its Henderson location, 192 Gardenmile Road. Owner Jason Dicken (holding scissors) along with his wife Leah (holding bow) and Store Manager Tyler Shadley have created a unique dining experience in Henderson, offering baked potatoes with a wide variety of toppings as well as more traditional lunch and dinner items. Spudz-N-Stuff handles dine-in, carryout or delivery orders 7 days a week and also can cater events of just about any size. For more information call the Henderson Spudz-N-Stuff at (270) 212-1777.
Commonwealth Kitchen + Bar
Co-owners Jayson Munoz (holding scissors) and Dr. Mark Logan (holding bow) celebrate the opening of their new restaurant, Commonwealth Kitchen + Bar, with a ribbon cutting on Jan. 25. CKB is a gastropub that brings new flavors and food and drink combinations to downtown Henderson. Located at 108 Second St., CKB offers a great culinary experience in a unique environment . The decor includes items and themes with cultural and historic ties to Henderson County. CKB is now open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (270) 212-2133 to make reservations.
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Methodist Hospital/ 3rd Floor Medical Unit
Methodist Hospital celebrated the renovation and reopening of its third floor medical wing with a ribbon cutting on Jan. 17. The unit's director, Genia Wedding, cut the ribbon, while the unit's clinical director, LaDonna Stone, held the bow. Also on hand were, from left, Methodist Hospital CEO Bruce Begley, Coordinator of Methodist Hospital's Foundation, Planning and Marketing Julie Wischer, Chief Nursing Officer Lois Morgan, Methodist Hospital Chairman Dale Sights, Vice President of Methodist Hospital's Foundation, Planning and Marketing Pam Moran and Chamber President Brad Schneider. The wing now features state-of-the-art patient rooms, administrative offices, decor and more. For more information, visit www.methodisthospital.net or call (270) 827-7700.
A+ Tree Service
A + Tree Service, 1501 S. Green Street-Henderson, celebrated its new membership in the chamber with a ribbon cutting at on Jan. 18. Nick Utley, owner, used his trimming skills to cut the ribbon while his grandfather John Tom Utley held the bow. Stephanie Gibson, Nick’s fiancé and other family and friends came to show their support. A + Tree service is licensed and insured to take care of your tree service needs. A+ provides tree trimming, tree removal, and storm damage clean up. A+ also offer discounts to senior citizens. Call A+ Tree Service at (270)869-4899 for a free estimate!
Casey's General Store
Casey’s General Store celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Jan. 10. District manager Tim Russell held the bow while Store Manager Glenda Johnson cut the ribbon. Area Supervisor April Perry, Assistant Manager David Culley, Mayor Steve Austin, Casey’s employees, members of the Chamber Board of Directors and Chamber Ambassadors joined in to help welcome this full-service food and filling station. Casey’s General Store has fresh donuts daily, made-to-order pizza and subs, great lunch and dinner specials as well as a featured pizza of the month. Casey’s is located 721 N. Green Street at and is open 7 days a week 24 hours a day.
Studio 421, a gallery and artists' co-op at 421 N. Main St. in Henderson, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and open house on Dec. 29. Helping cut the ribbon were Studio 421 co-op participants, front row from left, multimedia artist and sculptor Roxie Burton, jewelry artist Jack Ashley, fashion designer Kyle Cox and, holding the scissors, photographer Chelsea Crooks. Landon Littrell, grandson of co-owners Darrell and Lorna Littrell, held the bow. From right are Chamber Board member Brent Bridges and Crooks' fiance Kevin Wilson. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment on Saturday and features original works of art, fashion and photography for sale. For more information about the gallery or the co-op, call Crooks at (270) 748-0359. (Photo courtesy Kera Bridges)
Owners Tom and Lisa Slade, center, cut a ribbon on Dec. 6 at Alphagraphics, 6220 Vogel Road in Evansville, to celebrate their firm's 20th anniversary. Alphagraphics provides comprehensive printing, design, marketing and promotional services to businesses of all sizes. Alphagraphics can handle projects large and small and welcomes the chance to show Henderson County customers what they can do. Contact them at (812) 471-1700 or www.alphagraphics.com.
Deanna Johnson/Zija Independent Distributor
The chamber welcomed Deanna Johnson, (holding scissors) a Zija Independent Consultant, as a new member on Nov. 2 with a ribbon cutting in the Chamber office. Her partner consultants Angela Butts and Melinda Keown held the ribbon. Zija products are formulated from the Moringa plant. The products include nutrition and energy drinks, weight management solutions and a skin care line. For more information on Zija and their products, visit www.moringa4theworld.com or call (270) 860-6804.
Habitat for Humanity
The chamber helped Habitat for Humanity of Henderson celebrate the dedication of its 50th house with a ribbon cutting at a ceremony on Nov. 2. The home's new owner, Judy Sheeley, cut the ribbon, with help from her son, Jake, who held the bow, and her daughter, Alex, next to Jake. Founded in 1990, Habitat for Humanity of Henderson has offices at 325 S. Green Street and accepts donations of all sorts to help continue its efforts to provide safe, modern homes for deserving families. For more information about Habitat and its programs, call (270) 869-9011 or visit www.hendersonhabitat.org.
Community Home Health Care
Community Home Health Care celebrated its new expansion into Henderson County and chamber membership with a ribbon cutting in the chamber office on Oct. 17. Marketing Director Danny Hagan (holding bow) and Patient Care Coordinator for the Henderson area Brittany Zieman (holding Scissors) represent the company at the ribbon cutting. Community Home Health Care serves seven counties in Northwest Kentucky, including Daviess, Hancock, Ohio, McLean, Union, Webster and Henderson counties. In-home nursing, senior, and customized care is provided seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Community Home Health Care’s registered nurses are always on-call. The employees are professionals who are trained and supervised to provide the individual care required, all in the familiar surroundings of your home. For more information about the company and its services, call Brittany Zieman (holding scissors) at (270) 685-4663 or visit www.chshomehealth.com.
Bluegrass Transport & Expeditors
Owners Barry McGarrh (holding bow) and Cary McGarrh (holding scissors) continue the family tradition and celebrate a dream come true for these brothers by opening Bluegrass Transport and Expeditors. To celebrate Bluegrass’ new chamber membership, the chamber held a ribbon cutting on Sept. 24 at 2047 Cresline Drive. Bluegrass Transport is a family-owned transportation company that offers transportation services at a competitive cost. Call (270) 827-8365 for more information.
Lynda Peters, Tastefully Simple Independent Consultant
The chamber welcomed Lynda Peters, (holding scissors) a Tastefully Simple Independent Consultant, as a new member on Sept. 21 with a ribbon cutting in the Chamber office. Her husband, long time local banker Sonny Peters, held the ribbon. Tastefully Simple offers a wide selection of convenient, easy-to-prepare foods, and a great selection of gift baskets. For more information and to view the catalog, visit Peters’ website at www.tastefullysimple.com/web/lpeters5 or call (270) 823-2541.
Michael Qiu (holding scissors) and his staff celebrated the opening of Tokyo Teppanyaki with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 18. Come enjoy the sushi, hibachi and traditional Japanese cuisine. Tokyo Teppanyaki is located at 2222 U.S. 41-N. They are open for lunch and dinner. For more information visit www.tokyoteppanyaki.com or call 270-869-1968.
Henderson Outdoor Power Equipment
Henderson Outdoor Power Equipment celebrated its new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 7. Owners Mike Hope (with scissors) and his wife, Lisa (next to Mike), and Bret Eblen (holding bow) and his wife, Mei-Mei (next to Bret), cut the ribbon in front of family members, friends, chamber members and guests at the shop at 3-C McKinley Street. Henderson Outdoor Power Equipment sells and repairs lawnmowers, chainsaws, weed-eaters, blowers and more. They offer pick-up and delivery and fast, friendly service. Call Henderson Outdoor Power Equipment at (270) 212-3143.
Justin Canniff (holding scissors), branch manager of Cash$Land , along with Cassie Davis, market manager (at center, holding bow) and Nate Keen, a local Cash$Land staff member, celebrated their new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Aug 31. Located at 2 North Green St. in Henderson, Cash$Land offers cash advance/short-term loans, check-cashing services, low-cost auto insurance and money orders/money transfers. They also sell televisions, game consoles and other electronics. For more information, call Cash$Land at (270) 830-7184.
Lee's Barber Shop
Lee Jordan, owner of Lee’s Barber Shop, celebrated the opening of his new shop (located at 918 Second St.) and his new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Aug. 30. The barber shop’s decor is a combination of traditional and modern styles and includes antique barber chairs, flat screen televisions, hunting trophies and an indoor putting green! Jordan (holding scissors), Shawn Woehler and Brian Rolley (holding ribbon) offer men’s haircuts, shaves, trims and more. For more information or an appointment, call (270) 826-2072.
Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center
Henderson County Schools celebrated the opening of the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center with a ribbon cutting on Aug. 10. The pre-kindergarten facility, located at 631 N. Green St. in Henderson, strives to provide every child opportunities to reach his or her full potential through physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development activities. It is one of the first free-standing pre-K facilities under the direction of a school district to be opened in Kentucky. Henderson County Board of Education Chairman Ben Johnston cut the ribbon with assistance from Henderson County Schools Superintendent Thomas Richey (holding the bow). For more information about the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center, call (270) 854-0140.
Northwest Kentucky Forward
Northwest Kentucky Forward celebrated the opening of its new office and the adjacent Entrepreneurship Center with a ribbon cutting on July 30. Webster County Judge-executive Jim Townsend had the honor of cutting the ribbon, assisted by NWKYF Board Chairman Doug Bell. Now located at 145 North Main St., Suite 500 in downtown Henderson, Northwest Kentucky Forward is a public-private partnership charged with leading economic development in Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties. NWKF works aggressively to recruit new businesses, retain existing ones, encourage entrepreneurship, and develop a workforce for both the present and the future. The Entrepreneurship Center is a new small business incubator and training facility that is a joint venture between Northwest Kentucky Forward and Community Ventures Corp. For more information about Northwest Kentucky Forward call (270) 826-7505 or visit www.northwestky.com
Automated Office Solutions
Automated Office Solutions celebrated its new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on July 23 at its office at 2100 N. Cullen Ave. in Evansville. Automated Office Solutions is a full-service information technology firm that provides its customers expertise in computer networking, repair, programming, training and security. Pictured with other AOS staff members and chamber representatives are Justin Faith, service manager (holding scissors) and Kenesha Collins, education coordinator (holding bow). For more information about Automated Office Solutions call (812) 471-5005 or visit www.aos-evv.com
Growing Minds Learning Center
Congratulations to Kristen Hudson (holding scissors), who cut the ribbon on her new chamber membership with Growing Minds Learning Center! Located at 1040 Market St., Growing Minds is an applied behavior analysis (ABA) center that specializes in helping children on the Autism spectrum as well as those with developmental disorders. For more information, visit www.growingmindslearningcenter.com or call (270) 836-2153.
Owensboro-Daviess Co. Regional Airport
The Owensboro-Daviess Co. Regional Airport celebrated its new membership in the HHC chamber with a ribbon cutting in the chamber office on Thursday, April 12. In addition to charter service, the airport offers low-cost commercial flights to St. Louis, Las Vegas and Orlando. For more information or to book a flight, visit www.owb.net or call (270) 685-4179. Pictured from left to right: Ylonda Nall, Christie Schlachter, Shelley Briscoe, Donna Warren, Airport Director Bob Whitmer (holding scissors), Marganna Stanley, Chamber President Brad Schneider, Nikki McLaughlin and Chamber Chairman Connie Grossman.
Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care, an in-home senior care and companionship company located locally in Owensboro, celebrated its new expansion into Henderson County with a ribbon cutting in the chamber office on March 30. Home Instead works diligently to meet and exceed the needs of its clients and their families. Although part of an international company, which gives it a world of experience and resources to draw on, Home Instead is a local business owned by Stephen Bryson (holding scissors) that offers friendly, responsive care right in your neighborhood. For more information about the company and its services, call (270) 689-2300 or visit www.homeinstead.com/740.
Congratulations to the Tony Gager (holding scissors), who cut the ribbon on his new business, SIGNdeSIGN on March 16. Located at 116 Second St. in downtown Henderson, SIGNdeSIGN is equipped to handle all types of signage needs. Whether a customer only needs a small printing or requires logo design and a variety of formats, Tony and his crew are happy to assist. For more information about SIGNdeSIGN or to get a quote, call (270) 827-7744.
Advanced Wound Healing Clinic
Methodist Hospital celebrated the opening of its Advanced Wound Healing Center, which is located on the second floor of the Elm Street Building, on March 15. Working under the guidance of Medical Director, Dr.Frank Sewell (second from left) and Program Director Chad Weikert (holding scissors), the wound care team treats non-healing wounds, increasing mobility and overall quality of life for their patients. If you or a loved one has stubborn wounds that won't heal, call the wound center. Anyone can utilize this service - no physician referral is required! For more information, call (270) 631-2399.
Surf KY News Group
Congratulations to the SurfKY News Group team, which cut the ribbon on its new chamber membership at the chamber office on March 13. Featuring online local news in addition to coverage of statewide news, SurfKY has separate web pages for each of nine western Kentucky counties/areas. Visit www.surfky.com today for the best in local news as well as for information on how to economically and effectively advertise your business online!
CT Personal Finance Coaching
Cathy Thompson (holding scissors), owner of CT Personal Finance Coaching, celebrated her new chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on March 6. Located in Suite 204 of the Treetop Center, 116 1/2 Main St., Henderson, CT Personal Finance Coaching offers fee-based training designed to help people learn to handle their own finances. For more information or to set up an appointment, call Cathy at (812) 589-3821 or visit www.financiallifeteam.com.
Chris Trammel State Farm
Chris Trammel (with scissors) celebrated becoming Henderson’s newest State Farm agent with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 17. Surrounded by family, friends, area business leaders and chamber members, Chris cut the ribbon at his new office, located at 113 N. Main Street in downtown Henderson. With a mission to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams, all of the employees at Chris Trammel State Farm work hard for their customers. For a quote on home, auto, renters or life insurance, call (270) 826-5151 today.
Red's Barber Shop
Andrew Wagoner, owner of Red’s Barber Shop, celebrated his new store and chamber membership with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 2. Located at 418 Seventh Street in Henderson (just next to Barry’s Pharmacy), Red’s Barber Shop represents a throwback to a different era by offering hot shaves in addition to men’s haircuts. As Andrew says, he always has time for a trim and walk-ins are welcome so see him today!
T. Royster's Autoplex
Congratulations to Houston & Becky Smith, owners of T. Royster’s Autoplex, who celebrated their new partnership with NAPA Auto Parts with a ribbon cutting on Jan. 27. Pictured with members of their staff and friends as well as with chamber of commerce board members, ambassadors and staff, Houston and Becky are proud to offer Henderson auto owners quality parts and repair at their 132 N. Lincoln, Henderson location. For more information on having your car serviced or repaired,call T. Royster’s Autoplex at (270) 827-4004.
C&C Custom Framing
Chamber member C & C Custom Framing celebrated its recent relocation with a ribbon cutting on Jan. 19. Now located at 331 9th Street in Henderson, C & C Custom Framing is a small, family owned picture framing business that prides itself on paying attention to details in order to get the customer’s request right. They offer a wide assortment of frame styles and mat designs as well as Terry Redlin and Thomas Kinkade items. For more information about C & C’s services and products, contact owner Lisa Baird by calling (270) 826-6495 or visit www.ccframing.com.