Business is booming in Lexington, KY’s fastest growing corridor — southeast Lexington, and the always booming Hamburg!


Applications Open for $5.3 million in ARPA Funding

More than 150 tourism and destination-marketing organizations in Kentucky are eligible to receive funding to directly support the economic recovery of the tourism industry. Funding will be distributed by the Department of Tourism beginning the week of March 11 and will be based on the respective county’s share of the overall tourism economic impact. Eligible tourism and destination-marketing organizations can apply at the Kentucky Tourism site. Tourism is an $8.9 billion industry that supports economic growth in Kentucky. 

Smart Growth

Interested in learning about smart, sustainable growth? Do you have input on how Lexington uses natural resources? Do you want Lexington to build more affordable homes in walkable, bike-friendly neighborhoods with increased access to transportation options? 

Join Fayette Alliance’s new Smart Growth Ambassadors program to learn how to be an advocate for smart, sustainable, growth at City Hall, in your neighborhood, and beyond.

Orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 8.

Business CALENDAR March 2022 Hamburg Journal

THU MAR 3 2022

Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable Luncheon, 12 pm, Grand Reserve. Connect with leaders and decision makers, build your network, visit exhibitors (and do a little shopping!), win amazing door prizes, feel empowered and make new friends.

Featured speakers are Billie and Lisa Dollins. 

FRI MAR 4 2022

Women in Small Biz Block Party, Greyline Station 

Join 50+ small businesses within Greyline Station for an evening of food, drinks,music, and networking.

This month’s theme is “Women in Small Business” in honor of International Women’s month.

Network, shop, and learn all about the powerful women in your community.

During the event, One Parent Scholar House is having a donation drive for the following items:

  • Toilet Paper (6 or 8 pack)
  • Dish Soap
  • Toilet Cleaner
  • Trash Bags
  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Paper Towels
  • Windex
  • Laundry Detergent

You’ll be entered into a drawing for different prizes from the vendors for each item you bring.

TUE MAR 8 2022

Women Empowering Business-Andover Chapter, 12:15, RE/MAX Creative Realty.

The 2022 Commerce Lexington EMERGE Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, in person at Central Bank Center. This full day of programming for the region’s emerging leaders will provide community education and professional development opportunities on a variety of topics through dynamic keynotes, panel discussions, and other activities.

Colene Elridge

Headlining this year’s conference will be Chris Clews, a speaker and author of the book series What 80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today’s Workplace. The morning speaker is Colene Elridge (aka Coach Colene), the CEO of Be More Consulting and founder of the EmpowHer Conference.

The EMERGE conference engages the next generation leaders of Central Kentucky – emerging leaders – to leverage their thoughts, ideas, and strategies for the betterment of the community and region. This full-day event includes a variety of breakout sessions and panel discussions, opening interactive session with dynamic speaker, luncheon speaker, as well as a closing reception at the end of the day.

WED MAR 9 2022

Women Leading Kentucky will present an Executive Presence Workshop with Laura Boison. 


Richmond Chapter of Women Empowering Business meets at 11:30 am. WEB combines faith based values and networking relationships among women in business.

MAR 24 2022

Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable Luncheon, 12 pm, Grand Reserve. Featured speakers are Raquel and Bishop Carter.