Report by Lisa Satterwhite,
Chamber of Commerce
For Saturday, July 14, 2012
Did you know... The next Small Business Academy sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the MSU Small Business Development Center begins Wed., August 8th? Weekly for ten weeks, these informative classes are offered free with lunch to chamber members. Topics include: Social Media for Business, E-Commerce/Website Marketing, Marketing Your Business, Building Relationships to Retain Customers, Promoting Your Business Through the Media, Using Microsoft Outlook, Using Microsoft Excel, Retirement Planning, Health Care Reform - Whatís It Means to Your Business? and Top 10 Reasons Businesses Fail. Call the Chamber to register.
Coming Up Around Town:
2012 FREE Sports Physicals for Athletes in Murray or
Calloway Middle or High Schools, MCCH West Entrance,
Today and 21, 8 a.m. - Noon, call 270-762-1832 for
Murray Art Guild Exhibitions, Workshops, Studio
www.murrayartguild.org or call 270-753-4059.
Family Caregiver Support Group, Glendale Place, July
16, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
PIP Camp, Playhouse in the Park, for grades 1 - 12,
July 16 - 27, $130, call 270-759-1752 for more info.
Active Parenting of Teens, CC Extension Office,
July 19, 26, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Adult Beginning Sewing Workshops, Graves County
Extension Office, July 19 and 26, 1 - 4 p.m. or 5:30
- 8 p.m., call 270-753-1452 for more info.
Movies in the Park, Central Park Amphitheatre, every
Friday in July, July 20: The Ten Commandments,
AARP Driving Course, Center for Health & Wellness,
Aug. 1, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., call 270-762-1348 for
Kentucky Kids Consignment, CFSB Center, Aug. 23 -
Farmerís Market of Murray - Calloway County, Fridays
3 - 6 p.m.; Murray Main Street Farmerís Market,
Saturdays, 7 a.m. - Noon.
Laser Light Music Shows, Golden Pond Planetarium,
LBL, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 or 7
p.m., Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1; Summer
Nights Astronomy Programs, Golden Pond Planetarium,
LBL, Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1,
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings/Events:
Chamber on the Breakfast Show, WNBS 1340 AM, First
and Third Mondays, 7:30 - 8 a.m.
Gate 28, 310 N. 12th St., July 19, 10:30 a.m. (new
Bling It On, Barbara Barnett, 906A S. 12th St., July
26, 10:30 a.m. (second location).
Perkins Motor Plex Community Classic Golf Classic,
Miller Memorial Golf Course, Aug. 3, 11:30 a.m. (lunch);
1 p.m. (tourney).
Murray Merchantís Sidewalk Sale, Aug. 3 - 5.
Trends & Treasures/Coldwater BBQ, 1306 S. 12th St.,
Aug. 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (new ownership/second
Small Business Seminar, Commerce Center, Wednesdays
Aug. 8 - Oct. 10, Noon - 1 p.m.
A Place Called Home, 1406E N. 12th St., Aug. 9, 11
a.m. (new member).
Welcome New Members:
Thirty - One Gifts, Sherri Anderson,
accessories/gifts/home business, 3887 St. Rt. 121 South,
Murray, KY 42071, 270-703-7721,
Kentucky Kids Consignment Sales, LLC, Jennifer Upton,
clothing, 3204 Lyon Ct., Lexington, KY 40513,
Tastefully Simple Independent Consultant, Susan R.
Darnell, 313 S. 15th St., Murray, KY 42071,
Purchase Parenting & Family Magazine, Karen Hammond,
media, PO Box 8061, Paducah, KY 42002, 270-415-9400,
A Place Called Home, Kelle Bailey, home/medical,
1406E N. 12th St., Murray, KY 42071, 270-753-5990,
Photo: Thurmond Insurance is located at 1550 Lowes
Drive by August Moon. This family and locally operated
business offers personal attention and dedication for
any insurance need. Call Thurmond Insurance at
For more information on becoming a member of the
Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce or hosting a
Chamber event contact Lance Allison or Lisa Farris
Satterwhite at 753-5171.