Open for Business

The Saucy Crab has officially opened at 3029 Richmond Road.
An Evening with Commerce Lex

Commerce Lexington is transforming the typical Annual Dinner event to ‘An Evening With Commerce Lexington.’ Spend a summer evening at the Keeneland Paddock on August 5th as they honor the resiliency of our community and the innovation and collaboration that united us during an unprecedented time, while celebrating a return to connecting with friends, colleagues and fellow Commerce Lexington members.

Applications Open for 2021 Salute to Small Business Awards

Apply or nominate a business online at for the 2021 Salute to Small Business Awards. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, August 6, 2021. The Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon has been scheduled for Friday, September 24, beginning at noon at Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington.

Happy One Year!

ORI Lexington celebrates the opening—one year later—of their state-of-the-art showroom on Fortune Drive on Thursday, August 26, 6 pm to 9 pm.

Keeneland’s at Full Capacity for the Fall Meet

Keeneland plans to open at full capacity for its 2021 Fall Meet on October 8-30. Tickets for the event will go on sale to the public beginning on Monday, August 16 at 9 am.Fans are strongly encouraged to visit Keeneland’s website in advance for information on available ticket options, pricing, and the process to purchase tickets.

Job Fair

The Department of Public Safety will host a Public Safety Job Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 4, from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Police Training Academy located at Bluegrass Community & Technical College Newtown campus, 500 Newtown Pike. Prospective employees will have the opportunity to meet with City of Lexington hiring representatives from the Lexington Police Dept., the Lexington Fire Dept., Community Corrections, E-911 and Code Enforcement.Open positions include police officers, firefighters, correction officers, tele-communicators (911 dispatchers, call takers and supervisors) and code enforcement officers.

Lexington Emergency Management will also be onsite and is looking for volunteer coordinators for emergency response positions such as logistics, planning, finance and public information. Volunteers assist with coordinating transportation, communications, public works and engineering, healthcare and public health, social services, utilities, agriculture, schools and multicultural services.


Aug 4 Women Leading Kentucky Networking After Hours, 4 pm, Bluegrass Moving Aug 5 An Evening With Commerce Lexington, 5:30 pm, Keeneland Paddock

Aug 12 Commerce Lexington Business Link, 4 pm, Marriott City Center

Aug 18 Women Leading Kentucky’s Summer Celebration, Noon, Griffin Gate Marriott

Sep 24 Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon, Lexington Center

Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates and locations are subject to change.



This article also appears on page 4 and 5 of the April 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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