Associates For Women’s Care on Summit Square Place will officially close on Sunday, May 24.
The construction site between Double Dogs and Tire Discounters will be a Home2 Suites by Hilton.
The structure near Costco off Polo Club Blvd and Man O’ War Blvd will be home to a Starbucks.
The former Saul Good on Alysheba Way has been demolished and will become a Bank of America.
Curbside pick-up extended
LexPark has extended their free curbside pick-up parking spaces for your favorite restaurants until May 15.
National Chains Offer Kitchen Staples
As it becomes harder to find certain items in grocery stores, several chain restaurants in the Hamburg area have widened their services to provide kitchen staples along with takeout options. Jimmy John’s has loaves of fresh baked bread available at participating locations for delivery or pick-up. Panera offers pantry staples like baguettes and bagels, along with fresh produce and more for delivery or rapid pick-up. Texas Roadhouse sells fresh cuts of steak to take home and cook.
Commerce Lexington Inc. is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 Leadership Lexington Program. Applications are due May 15, 2020. This eleven-month leadership development program is directed toward individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities. It gives participants the opportunity to better understand our city and to prepare for the challenges it faces by meeting with and learning from today’s leaders.
Commerce Lexington also invites small business owners to attend a virtual enrollment event for the Business Owners’ Advisory Board on Wednesday, May 20. The enrollment event will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 pm via Zoom.
Join local business and community leaders each week at 4 pm for Commerce Lexington’s Weekly Focus Webinar. Each week different speakers share best practices and “lessons learned” from businesses who are constantly changing their model to remain relevant and competitive.
Pop Up Groceries
Along with national chains, local restaurants are becoming makeshift grocery stores amid the pandemic. Red State BBQ began offering scarce items like homemade banana bread and hard surface sanitizer for pick-up. Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen started giving a free roll of toilet paper with each delivery order while supplies lasted.
This article also appears on page 4 and 5 of the May 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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