Community Showcase 2005
event offers family fun,
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(February 2005) Oldham County Chamber of Commerce
members will be showcasing their businesses at the 11th
annual Oldham Showcase from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5. The
event will take place in the former Wal-Mart building at Crestwood Station,
located at 6200 W. Hwy. 146 in Crestwood.
The popular event will feature more than 100 commercial and nonprofit
exhibitor booths, many prize drawings and giveaways, a silent auction,
food court vendors, caricature artist Denny Whalen, live stage entertainment
and a Kids Korner, sponsored by Dream Factory. Keeping
with this years theme, All Aboard, the Kentucky and
Indiana Model Railroad Club will be running HO scale modules throughout
Oldham County Chamber officials say this years Showcase is on
track to be the best ever.
The event is free to the public, offering a unique opportunity to see
what products and services are available in the commaunity. It
gives people a chance to find services they may be able to take advantage
of that they didnt know were out there, said Kathy Jacobs,
community relations director for the chamber.
For businesses, the 2005 Showcase will begin on Friday, Feb. 4, with
a noon chamber luncheon sponsored by Bedford Bank and Bell South. During
the luncheon, in addition to a live auction and the unveiling of the
new Oldham County Chamber of Commerce Logo, the Oldham County
Top Achievers awards will be presented to winners in six categories.
This is the third year for the luncheon and awards.
by Don Ward
Learning Center Booth at the
Oldham County Showcase 2004
The business award winners are selected by a committee
whose members choose among nominations made by participating businesses
in the categories of Bedford Bank Community Service Award;
Bell South Business of the Year, Small Business category; Bell South
Business of the Year, Large Business category; E-Business of the Year;
Home-based Business of the Year; and Non-Profit Business of the Year.
Immediately following the noon luncheon, guests will be invited to preview
the Showcase booths at the Business to Business Showcase Preview.
All area businesses are invited to attend this portion of the event,
which will run from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Model Railroad Clubs HO scale train displays
Kids Bounce House
Food Court Vendors
Caricature Artist Denny Whalen
The Monkey Lady
10 a.m.: Cindy
Sullivans Garden Talk at 84 WHAS Booth
11 a.m.: Oldham County Singers
11:30 a.m.: Tim Curtis, guitarist
12:30 p.m.: KY Tae Kwon Do Demonstration.
1 p.m.: Oldham Community Band
Doors open to the public on Saturday morning as WHAS
Cindy Sullivan hosts her show, Garden Talk with Cindy Sullivan,
live from the Showcase. Guests will be allowed to enter the building
before the 10 a.m. start of the Showcase to watch the broadcast, which
begins at 9 a.m.
A lot of people come to see her. She is very personable and people
have a good time watching her, said Jacobs. Its always
great fun, especially in the middle of winter, said Jacobs.
For more information, call the chamber
at (502) 222-1635 or visit: www.oldhamcountychamber.com.
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