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March 2015
C o n t r a c t i n g , LLC
A Division of
Project Quiver - Site Civil Construction
(270) 926-6554
Design/Build – Construction Management – General Construction
Concrete Construction - Excavation
For Industrial-Commercial-Retail-Church-School-Medical Construction
BG Neighborhood Community
Services Building
More than ever before, plan and build wisely before you build that
important project. The best opportunity for building the perfect facility
and stretching your construction dollars is during the planning phase. Let
us perform a pre-construction and economic feasibility study for you.
Project Quiver - Concrete Construction
Shop HQ Warehouse Addition
Drobocky Orthodontics - Franklin
Probably one of the largest and most important investments you will
ever make or be a part of, will be in a facility for your business, church
or school. There are numerous factors to consider before you build. Let
our team of professionals analyze your specific needs and examine all of
the possibilities and options to ensure that you get the maximum value
for your investment. This is your project. You should enjoy building it;
plus, you should be proud of it when it is completed. Since 1983, scott
& murphy, inc. and scott, murphy & daniel, llc have grown and
emerged as the area’s leader in the construction industry.
Why has the murphy construction group performed literally
thousands of projects in the local area over the past three
decades? It’s simple. We have set a high standard of excellence for our
customers with creative visions, integrity and responsiveness to their
needs. We have the best team of professionals from our laborers to our
project managers. We perform professional, quality work on-schedule
and we do it safe, our pricing is consistently competitive. We build value
from the ground up.
BG Speculative Building V
Gasper River Catholic Retreat Center
Eastwood Baptist Church South Campus
Projects built by the murphy construction group are
not expensive, they are priceless!
Coffee Hour
Crocker Animal Hospital
Friday, March 27, 2015
Breakfast at 6:45 am, Program starts at 7:30 am
National Corvette Museum
Caverna Memorial Hospital Clinic
Coffee hour speaker
Sumitomo Electric Wiring System
Meredith Iler
Chairman Emeritus,
Speaking on Patriotism and Inspiring Future Generations
Beaver Dam Amphitheatre
Chairman’s Comments
Chamber Board of Directors
As your 2015 Chairman, I welcome you to a new year at the
Chamber! I am honored to serve as your Chairman this year, and
I look forward to sharing many exciting events and announcements with you.
Tommy Adams - Chairman
In the coming months, you’ll see several changes to this Chamber
newsletter. At the Annual Dinner, I shared with you my theme
for the year: Talent. Innovation. Engagement. You’ll see exciting
developments in all facets of our Chamber work this year that
lead us back to these three words. This year, we hope to increase
our engagement with you our partners, and we’d like to start
with our newsletter. We hope to make this newsletter a tool for
engaging you in our Chamber activities and helping to inform
you about how your Chamber works for you. We want to see you
at events and we want to make sure the Chamber is the resource
you need. On that note, I’d like to share with you my Top 10
Chamber To-Dos for March. Hope to see you there!
Tommy’s Top 10 Chamber To-Dos for the Month
1. Go to March Coffee Hour! – March holds the record for the largest Coffee Hour attendance. Let’s
keep that going!
2. Log onto’s Partnership Directory and log in for the exclusive partners only version—great to use for contacting other partners!
3. Nominate a deserving person for Small Business Person of the Year or ATHENA Award—those and
more awards will be presented at this year’s Excellence Awards.
4. Attend Business After Hours at Ashley Furniture Home Store on March 24th—a special gift from
Ashley Furniture for all who attend!
5. Register to play in the Chamber’s Golf Challenge—space is limited.
6. Watch the Chamber’s tv show on Time Warner Cable—Learn about the WKU IdeaFest!
7. Congratulate one of the 32 individuals selected for Leadership Bowling Green 2015—visit to see the class list.
8. Consider sponsoring a Chamber event—May Coffee Hour and July Business After Hours are available.
9. Sign up to receive Chamber email communications, if you aren’t already— its best way to stay updated and in the loop!
10.Attend a Ribbon Cutting—Congratulate the owner and his/her team. We love celebrating with our
new businesses!
March 24th
Ashley Furniture
1850 Scottsville Road
April 23rd
Holiday Inn University Plaza
1021 Wilkinson Trace
July - Available!
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. No Fee; Online Registration Requested.
President and CEO
Ron Bunch
Tommy Adams
Vice Chair
Robbin Taylor
Immediate Past
John Mark Fones
Immediate Past Chair
Brad Howard
Mark Iverson
Vice Presidents
Joy Rogers
Dave Tatman
Steve Davis
Board of Directors
Joy Rogers
Bill Borders
Mike Sherrod
John Dix
Mike Simpson
John Mark Fones
Robert Teixeira
Dion Houchins
Kim Thomas
Travis Keller
Chris Thorn
Todd Matthews
Eric Walker
Amy Milliken
Monica Wardlow
Clinton Mills
Regina Webb
Phil Neal
Ed Whitehead
Adam Nuse
Bruce Wilkerson
Brett Reynolds
Your Chamber Staff
Ron Bunch
President and CEO
Christina Beliles
Workforce Coordinator
Emilee Buttrum
Economic Development
Maureen Carpenter
Vice President,
Regional Development
and Talent
Crystal Cummings
Office Manager
Katie Dykes
Programs & Events
Yvonne Franks
Finance Coordinator
Caitlin Greenwell
Marketing Coordinator
Britney Harris
Economic Development
Danielle Parker
Partnership Services
Tonya Matthews
Vice President,
Partnership Services
Kim Phelps
Communications and
Public Policy Director
Melinda Rector
Meredith Robinson
Claudia Russell
Development Director
Julie Sapp
Project Manager,
Business Attraction
Abbie Siljendahl
Programs and Events
Ashlee Wilson
Partnership Sales
Chamber Connection
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Business After Hours is a networking program that gives Chamber partners and guests the
opportunity to make new contacts, renew acquaintances and exchange business information.
The event includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and possible entertainment at no cost. Business
After Hours has an average attendance of 60-100.
For more information on how your business can take advantage of this opportunity contact
Director of Programs and Events, Abbie Siljendahl at 270-901-4610.
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C o n t r a c t i n g , LLC
A Division of
(270) 926-6554
Scott, Murphy & Daniel, LLC. (SMD)
offers full service general contracting,
improvements, and construction management services. We specialize in industrial,
commercial, medical and institutional
buildings that incorporate the latest techniques for providing fast-track construction, flexibility of plans, future expansion
possibilities and the latest proven building
products. Each project is designed and
built specifically for your individual requirements and needs.
In 2014, completed Construction Management Projects in the Bowling Green area
included the National Corvette Museum
Skydome Recovery & Stabilization Project, Gasper River Catholic Retreat Center
Lodge & Dining Hall Facility, the expansion
of the Radiology Center for Graves-Gilbert
Clinic’s Main Campus, and many other industrial and medical projects in the South
Central and Western Kentucky region.
General Contracting projects finished in
2014 included the renovation/expansion
of the Fiber Division (Phase IV) for BGMU,
the renovation/conversion of the City
of Bowling Green’s Neighborhood Community Services Building, and multiple
renovation/conversion projects for The
Medical Center, Graves-Gilbert Clinic and
Greenview Regional Hospital. Also, new
office renovations for The Stoody Company, Warren County Slim Island Road Fire
Station, and Walker Arms Indoor Shooting
Facility. SMD Performed General Trades
Construction for the new Dishman-McGinnis Elementary School and the Green River
Regional Educational Center Expansion.
Regionally, completed projects include a
new clinic for Caverna Memorial Hospital,
Glasgow Housing Authority’s multi-purpose Hero Center, professional facilities in
Franklin for Drobrocky Orthodontics and
Crocker Animal Hospital, the expansion to
BB&T - South Blvd Branch in Hopkinsville,
and the new Beaver Dam Bluegrass Amphitheatre.
Design/Build Projects completed in the
region included the new 108,000 sq. ft. BG Speculative Building (V) located within the
ITA Transpark, alteration/addition to Owl’s
Head Alloy, and plant additions for Kobe
Aluminum Automotive Products and NHK
NASCO. Regionally, SMD designed and
built numerous industrial and warehousing
facilities for major area manufactures.
In addition to the above projects, SMD performed more than 100 small expansion and
renovation projects for new clients as well
as our large group of repeat customers.
For 2015, Scott, Murphy & Daniel will
serve as the Construction Manager for
the reconstruction of the Skydome at the
National Corvette Museum, Eastwood
Baptist Church new South Campus located
in Alvaton, the new Graves Gilbert Medical
Office Building on Nashville Road, an additional location of S & R Tire Co., and the
expansion of the Lewis Memorial Home
Facility in Franklin. Industrial projects in
the area include the 173,000 SF building
addition for Bowling Green Metalforming.
General Contracting projects for 2015
consist of the renovation and conversion
of the BG City Hall Annex Building, buildouts for Party City, Petco, and Five Below
on Campbell Lane, as well as the Greenview Hospital Clinic on Campbell Lane,
and multiple interior industrial projects for
Hill’s Pet Products. Regionally construction is underway in Glasgow for Glenview
Christian Church’s Interior Sanctuary Renovations, the construction of a cafeteria
facility for the Glasgow Boys & Girls Club
and General Trades Construction for the
Hopkinsville Police Department.
Design/Build Projects to be completed in
2015 include a 350,000 SF Warehouse addition to Shop HQ, a 108,000 SF BGAEDA
Speculative Building (VI) in the ITA Transpark, a 64,000 SF addition to NHK/NASCO,
a new maintenance and office facility for
TS Trucking, and the renovation/conversion of facilities for Scotty’s Development
Company for ‘occupant ready’ call
center services. Regionally, construction
is underway for an office expansion of
Dart Container in Horse Cave, as well as
multiple industrial and warehousing design/build facilities across Kentucky and
Northern Tennessee.
Scott and Murphy, Inc. (SMI) is the area’s
leading contractor for concrete construction. We offer a full spectrum of services
including tilt-up concrete wall construction, concrete foundations, reinforced
floors, curbs, sidewalks, paving, industrial concrete specialties, and storm drainage-retention structures/systems.
Our Crews individually specialize in specific types of concrete work to ensure
our customers the utmost standard of
performance, quality and excellence. Our
“Concrete Professionals” completed many
projects in 2014 including all of the above
mentioned SMD building projects. Additionally, SMI has performed many sidewalk and curbing projects for the City of
Bowling Green, WKU, Owensboro, City of
Scottsville Downtown Streetscape, and
the Hopkinsville ‘Rails to Trails’ project. SMI
completed roadway and concrete construction for several KDOT projects located in Barren, Logan, Simpson, Todd, and
Warren Counties. SMI also constructed the
foundations and floors at the new Cabela’s
Outpost store on Bale Blvd.
For 2015, Scott and Murphy, Inc. will perform the concrete construction on many of
the various above mentioned SMD building construction projects, as well as all the
concrete construction for Fluor – Project
Quiver in the ITA Transpark. Other projects
include civil and building concrete construction in all surrounding counties plus
multiple KDOT projects in Warren, Daviess
and Christian Counties.
Our goal is to deliver perfection in “Quality
and Accuracy” of the full spectrum of concrete construction. NO EXCEPTIONS!
In 2014, SMI completed multiple KDOT
Bridge and Roadway projects in Boyle,
Hopkins, Marion, Metcalfe, Ohio, Pulaski
and Wayne Counties, and the Barren County Outer Loop, as well as County bridges
in Grayson, Muhlenberg and Edmonson.
Additionally, KDOT salt storage structures
were constructed in both Russell and Hardin Counties.
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In 2015 the Bridge and Highway Division
have KDOT, City and County projects in Daviess, Edmonson, Marion, Mercer, Metcalfe, Muhlenberg, Warren and Pulaski Counties. This division has been instrumental in
providing heavy construction and crane
services for the National Corvette Museum
Skydome Recovery, Remediation and Reconstruction.
Scott and Murphy, Inc.’s Civil Division, with
six crews in operation, performed grading
and drainage operations for most of the
above mentioned projects for 2014. Additionally they performed excavation projects on other KDOT, Municipal and private
ventures, including many of the projects
that SMD performed.
SMI’s engineering and grading operations
are more prevalent than ever in the Kentucky/ Tennessee region. Besides partnering with SMI’s Highway/Bridge Division
and SMD in 2015, major grading and drainage construction will continue at Project
Quiver in the ITA Transpark, along with
continued excavation/grading at Bowling
Green Metalforming. Additionally, grading
and drainage for the Muhlenberg County
Airport Expansion and multiple regional
municipal projects are planned.
‘THE HARTZ TRADITION’ continues in
Owensboro and the surrounding area as
‘Hartz Contracting a division of Scott, Murphy & Daniel / Scott and Murphy, Inc.’
In 2014, Hartz Contracting completed a
renovation/conversion for the Owensboro
Health Call Center, the replacement of Daviess County Solid Waste Transfer facility,
the expansion of Toyotetsu Mid-America,
concrete construction for two Tractor Supply Companies, and several City of Owensboro street reconstruction projects. Other
projects include numerous renovation/
remodel projects in the area, as well as industrial plant construction and additions.
For 2015, Hartz Contracting has underway design/build construction projects
for Erb Equipment Company (John Deere
Construction Equipment) and an addition
for the Owensboro Municipal Utility Headquarters. Hartz Contracting is also serving
as the Construction Manager for The Owensboro Riverport Authority’s Industrial
Expansion Project and the St. Mary of the
Woods Athletic Facility in Daviess County.
We are not only “Your Road to a Successful
Project” we are also your partner in making our community and region a better
place to live, worship and raise your families. We provide assistance and support to
area schools, churches, non-profit organizations, charities, and community events.
Projects that we are most proud of include
the Soap Box Derby Track at Phil Moore
Park, The Clinical Education Complex at
WKU, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of
Commerce Building, and The Hospitality
House on the campus of The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
The Murphy Construction Group actively
supports “Operation Home Front”, a program at Fort Campbell that provides support through emergency and financial
assistance to local military families and
“Helping A Hero”, which was created to
accept and coordinate gifts, materials, and
labor to build local homes for double and
triple amputee wounded soldiers. In addition, we annually support the Hospitality
House at the Medical Center at Bowling
Green, Junior Achievement, the Boys and
Girls Club of Bowling Green, and many
You’ll see our team investing back into
our communities from the opportunities
that our customers and friends provide us.
With a team of over 200 professionals, THE
Coffee Hour Speaker
Meredith Iler
President, The Strategic Alliance, Chairman Emeritus,
Rotary District 5890 Veteran’s Chairman
Patriotism and Inspiring Future Generations
Meredith Iler is President of The Strategic Alliance whose mission is to bring people together in business,
government, politics and charity. She has spearheaded the multi-million dollar fundraising campaign for that has succeeded in funding over 100 homes for our wounded heroes in 22 states. She
successfully put together a partnership with Mayor Bill White, area Congressional members, and Rotary District 5890 to launch the
initial 15 homes in her hometown of Houston.
Meredith is an active community leader and volunteer. She served on the Board of Directors of Rotary Club of Houston Skyline,, The Texas Lyceum, The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Houston, and Alternatives
in Motion Adoption Agency. She is a former Congressional spouse and has supported our military throughout her adult life. She
chaired the National USO Gala in 1995 at a time when the USO was in financial distress and raised $1.8 million in 4 months. She
co-chaired the Send Off Ceremony for the 1/23 Marines when they deployed to Iraq in 2003. She participated in the Joint Civilian
Orientation Conference (JCOC 75) sponsored by the Department of Defense where she received an inside look with our military
hosted by SOUTHCOM, including a trip to GITMO.
Meredith was recognized by Houston Woman Magazine as one of the 2009 50 Most Influential Women in Houston, was awarded
the “Community Leader of Hope Award” by Aspiring Youth and received the Rotary District 5890 “Distinguished Service Award”. She
recently was named a “Point of Light” by the National Points of Light Foundation. She also received the Distinguished Service Award
from the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also named a “Pacesetter” by The Cancer League.
Meredith graduated with a BBA from SMU and received her law degree from Creighton Law School. She is married to Marshall and
they have 2 children.
4 | Chamber Connection
2015 Annual Dinner
TriStar Greenview
Regional Hospital
Holiday Inn University
Plaza, KEMI Insurance,
WKU – Gordon Ford
College of Business, U.S.
Gerald Printing, Party1
Superstore, WKU PBS,
John Norman McDonald
Chamber Past Chairmen passed the
gavel to 2015 Tommy Adams. Adams
unveiled his theme for the year:
Talent, Innovation, and
Zac Bush, member of the HearBG
committee—a new initiative unveiled that
evening—closed the program with “My
Old Kentucky Home”.
Chamber Partnership Sales Representative, Ashlee
Wilson and Judge Steve Wilson delivered amusing
moments throughout the program highlighting the 2014
Chamber strategic focuses were celebrated by videos sponsored by Chamber
businesses and produced by WKU broadcasting students. The parody-style
videos were posted to for the partnership to vote on a favorite.
Students who produced the top 3 videos received partial scholarships. Video contest winners were: BKD, LLP.,
Bowling Green Metalforming, and Scott, Murphy & Daniel, LLC. Videos can be viewed at Chamber Connection | 5
The Medical Institute of Kentucky
Celebrating their grand opening
944 Fields Drive, Suite 103
Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks
Celebrating their grand opening
2625 Scottsville Road
(Greenwood Mall)
Southern Sophisticate Boutique
Celebrating their new relocation
1945 Scottsville Road, Suite A5
The Kid Spot Center, LLC.
Celebrating their grand opening
944 Fields Drive, Suite 102
Jet’s Pizza
Celebrating their grand opening
1625 Campbell Lane
Select Security
Celebrating the grand opening of their
newest office
944 Searcy Way
Bowling Green Bandits
Celebrating the newest professional sports
team to Bowling Green
1526 Avenue of Champions
(E.A. Diddle Arena)
digs on the river
Celebrating their grand opening
2010 Old Louisville Road
Tiny Crumbs Bake Shop
Celebrating their grand opening
915 Lovers Lane, Suite A
Crouch Family Chiropractic
Celebrating their 10-year anniversary
2709 Nashville Road
Cornerstone Information Systems, Inc.
Celebrating their new relocation and 30-year
996 Wilkinson Trace, Suite C-5
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Celebrating the groundbreaking for their new
pantry expansion
1005 Boatlanding Road
Celebrating their grand opening
798 Campbell Lane
Sleep Number
Suite Zen Therapeutic Spa at the
Mitchell House
Celebrating their grand opening
2625 Scottsville Road
Celebrating their new relocation
725 Chestnut Street
EKU OSHA Training Institute at WKU
Western Kentucky University is pleased to offer professional development opportunities for businesses and
industries and promote safety and health awareness and compliance through the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center, one of five such centers serving an 8-state region.
Next Class: OSHA 511: Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry
Bowling Green March 24-27, 2015 | $750 | 26 hours
Results Physiotherapy
Celebrating their grand opening
1725 Scottsville Road
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Jersey Mike’s Subs of Bowling Green
Celebrating their grand opening
1713 Scottsville Road
This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general
industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry
standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous.
Register Online at:
or Call (859) 622-2961 for more information.
star partners
Diamond Star Partner County of Warren
Celebrating the grand opening of Richardsville Volunteer Fire
Department Substation
1280 Slim Island Road
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Bronze Star Partner Greenwood Mall
Celebrating the grand opening of Tot Lot presented by Kosair
Children’s Hospital
2625 Scottsville Road
(In the food court)
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Monthly Magazine On Time
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Workforce Wellness Summit
Reference USA Resource
Workforce Focus
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Chamber Monthly Magazine
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Note, airing may be preempted
by special programming.
These businesses invest in economic development. Chamber Connection | 7
Welcome New Partners...
All American Pawn & Jewelry
412 Old Morgantown Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 904-4452
Ricky Tittle, Co-Owner
Anthem Medicaid
13550 Triton Park Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 619-6816
Rhonda Petr, Director of Marketing
“Offering transaction authorization, processing and network
services to businesses accepting credit and debit cards as payments
for products and services.”
1013 Vista Court
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 879-3636
Jason Miller, Account Representative
Beaty Shoes, Inc. dba Marti & Liz Shoes
“Originally opened as Hyder’s Shoes over 30 years ago. The new
Marti & Liz Shoes has over 10,000 pairs of famous name brand
shoes on display at 50-90% off the regular mall prices.”
1268 Campbell Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 842-3344
Mary Mills, Manager
Beet Box Produce
“Offering home or office delivery of organic produce to Bowling
Green-Warren County, Glasgow, Cave City and Park City.”
3424 Montgomery Way
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 792-8448
Michelle Darnall, Owner
Boot Barn
“America’s largest western and work store.”
2625 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(949) 453-4400
Stephen Loscko, Marketing Coordinator
Bowling Green Shuttle Service
“Door-to-door airport and group transportation.”
25 E 11th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 781-4321
Patricia Arney, COO
Builders By Design
“We provide design and construction services in the commercial,
industrial and residential markets. We are a design build
construction company. Customer satisfaction is the top priority at
Builders By Design.”
1733 Campus Plaza Court, Suite 2
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 793-0323
David Elliott, Owner
Jody Burton Real Estate
“Providing premium real estate services based on the highest
standard of integrity, execution and unwavering commitment to
each client.”
Coldwell Banker Legacy Real Estate Group
753 Bakerfields Way, Suite 102
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 784-9729
Jody Burton, Realtor
Cheetah Clean Auto Wash
“We have tailored a specialized wash process that is unique to
the industry, always looking at new ways to perform to a higher
standard and provide an outstanding experience for our customers.”
941 US 31-W Bypass
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 883-5553
Jeff Fields, Owner
Christopher & Banks | CJ Banks
“Now, all sizes in one store!”
2625 Scottsville Road, Suite 510
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 846-1224
Tricia Truninger, Marketing Specialist
Chris Cohron
“The primary responsibility of the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
is to see that justice is served through aggressive, competent, and
ethical prosecution of criminal cases.”
Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
1001 Center Street, Suite 205
Bowling Green, KY 42101-2191
(270) 746-7485
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Corner Bakery Cafe #1608
“We create food to fit every lifestyle, using only the freshest
ingredients and breads fresh from the oven.”
1951 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 796-8100
Paul Fratus, Operating Partner
Jeremy Dawson, REALTOR
“Serving people by meeting the residential real estate needs of
Bowling Green and Warren County.
Coldwell Banker-Legacy Real Estate Group.”
753 Bakerfields Way, Suite 102
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 792-5047
Dental Health Options
by Health Resources, Inc.
“Insuring smiles for the whole family!”
PO Box 659
Evansville, IN 47704
(800) 727-1444
DJ Story
digs on the river
“Vintage or one-of-a-kind home decor and specialty gifts”
2010 Old Louisville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 792-5438
Joy Beth Hanks, Owner
Edward Jones Investments
1131 Fairway Street, Suite 201
Bowling Green, KY 42103
(270) 783-0820
Max Isenhower, Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments
“At Edward Jones we offer a personal approach to investing and retirement planning to help you reach your long-term financial goals.”
1403 Scottsville Road, Unit B
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 781-7737
Matt Idlett, Financial Advisor
Lincoln College of Technology
“Lincoln College of Technology features 280,000 square feet of
space, and has been educating students for successful futures in the
automotive industry for almost a century.”
1524 Gallatin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 650-8205
Todd Stokes, Director of Career Services
McDowell, Stromatt & Associates
“Specializing in Social Security disability claims.”
2530 Scottsville Road, Suite 25
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 746-0200
Tiffany Langdon
Express Printing
“Free Delivery - Fast Service - Top Quality Printing”
6233 Old Nashville Road, Suite 2
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 783-4233
Kim Oliver, Owner
Mid-South Conference
“Conference tournaments.”
129 Meadowcrest Drive
PO Box 38
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 867-9904
Eric Ward, Commissioner
Eyeconic Tv
“Leading the industry in digital marketing, EyeconicTv is the leader
in Point of Sale Media providing the ONLY fully managed digital
signage, menu and touch screen kiosk solutions.”
WKU Center for Research & Development
2425 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(866) 777-4467
Shannon Oleyar, Dir of Marketing & Customer Relations
Donzell Moody
Independent Marketing Executive for Melaleuca, Inc. A wellness
company that manufactures and markets over 350 products that
are non-toxic and environmentally sensitive, thereby offering a safe
alternative to the everyday store-bought brands.
833 Hardwoods Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 799-9133
FASTSIGNS of Bowling Green
“We’re more than just a sign company; we’re experts at helping
companies tell their story.”
814 State Street
PO Box 35
Bowling Green, KY 42102-0035
(270) 282-3851
Neil Griggs, Owner
Morgan & Pottinger, PSC
“A full-service law firm representing large and small financial
institutions, businesses and individual clients throughout Kentucky
and Indiana.”
2501 Crossings Boulevard, Suite 209
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 842-9005
Brad Salyer, Senior Associate
Stacey Fergerson, REALTOR
“Making you a priority whether buying, selling, upsizing, downsizing or relocating - I will be by your side.”
Coldwell Banker Legacy Real Estate Group
753 Bakerfields Way, Suite 102
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 535-5235
Novo Dolce Gastro Pub
“GastroPub fare adheres to pub-like comfort, regularity, and pricing
but raises the bar on flavor and quality of ingredients. Our menu is
casual, yet refined by combining old world recipes with innovative
gastronomical techniques and fresh local ingredients.”
651 US 31W Bypass, Suite 101
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 904-3300
Jake Petrovic, Partner
John D. Grider
1328 Bybee Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42104-3306
(270) 843-8995
Honey Baked Ham Company & Cafe
“Retailer of specialty meats, box lunches, catering, gifting and cafe.”
1051 Bryant Way, Suite A
Bowling Green, KY 42103-7116
(270) 796-9444
Jane Hamlet, President
Joan Pendley, REALTOR
“At your service REALTOR. Just call Joan to make the right
RE/MAX Real Estate Executives
2530 Scottsville Road, Suite 101
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 991-6351
Hope House Ministries
“Hope House is a gospel based development center in downtown
Bowling Green existing alleviate physical and spiritual poverty
through Gospel intervention.”
112 W 10th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 904-1200
Bryan Lewis, Executive Director
Prime Lending A Plains Capital Company
“National strength, local expertise. We offer a wide range of home
financing options delivered in a timely manner and competitive
rates. Prime Lending offers an honest approach to home financing.”
701 Dishman Lane, Suite 2
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 715-5626
Ronald Shaver, Production Manager
Annette Householder, REALTOR
Coldwell Banker Legacy Real Estate Group
753 Bakerfields Way, Suite 102
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 282-5553
Republic State Mortgage
“Building relationships that deliver happiness and fulfill the
American Dream.”
753 Bakerfields Way, Suite 103
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 846-2002
Wade Browning, Mortgage Originator
Scott Cole, Branch Manager
Elwood Janes
100 Augusta Avenue, 11-A
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 202-4877
Reynolds Concrete Pumping, LLC
“Concrete placement service from residential basement walls to
high-rise buildings and bridges.”
720 Beech Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 781-6609
Patrick Reynolds, President
Rogers Chiropractic PLLC
“We strive to provide care that is dedicated and created for each
specific patient.”
1051 Bryant Way, Suite 203
Bowling Green, KY 42103
(270) 282-8872
Adam Rogers
Sam Rzepka
817 Lois Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 991-7536
Shogun Bistro
“Hibachi grill, full bar, sushi bar, American bistro dining, patio,
catering, curbside pick-up, private rooms, group parties, reservations
761 Campbell Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 846-2600
Ronny Salvador, Co-Owner
Southern Ego Catering Company
& Personal Chef Services
“Southern gourmet at its best! Personalized service and a friendly
smile. Bringing families back to the table.”
55 Earl Road
Russellville, KY 42276
(270) 847-7187
Jessica Atkinson, Owner/Caterer
Southern Sisters
1103 US 31-W Bypass
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 904-5149
Drue Walker, Owner
Sprouse Container Leasing
“Convenient mobile storage containers and semi-trailers, buy or
rent. Pricing based on length of use.”
1449 Riva Ridge Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 746-4000
Cynthia Sprouse, Owner
Suite Zen Therapeutic Spa
at the Mitchell House
“Massage therapy, detox treatments, FIR sauna, organic body care
and oils, herbs, clinical grade essential oils, health and wellness
classes, yoga, meditation, gift shop, iridology and nutritional
725 Chestnut Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-9399
Cassie Henry, Owner/LMT
Toshiba Business Solutions
“Document management consulting, digital and color solutions,
print management program.”
2501 Crossings Boulevard
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 392-3766
Melissa Page, Account Executive
Don Vitale
1945 Scottsville Road, Suite B2, PMB 189
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 782-4478
Linda Johnson Vitale
1945 Scottsville Road, Suite B2, PMB 189
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 782-4478
a Division of Farmers National Bank
“The wealth management arm of Farmers National Bank since
1909, providing families and businesses with financial, trust, and
retirement plans to meet the needs of a constantly changing market
1830 Destiny Lane, Suite 103
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 783-3092
Kevin Simpson, Market Director
We’ve been busy!
Since our last newsletter, we’ve been able to celebrate over $283,342,600 in investment and the creation of 785 new jobs in South Central Kentucky, announce a new arts
and music initiative, and coordinate some donations for a great cause!
Spec V: In November, we celebrated the completion of the 5th Speculative Building at the
AFNI: In December, we gathered at the Greenwood Mall for a job fair and celebration of
$225,000 investment and the creation of 225 jobs.
Build Ready: In December, we celebrated the designation of Lots 4B and 4D as certified Build
Ready. Warren County was the first county in the state to have 2 sites certified as Build Ready.
Bendix: In December, we celebrated with Bendix as they announced an $8.791 million expansion and the creation of 90 new jobs.
Bluegrass Supply Chain Services: In January, we celebrated with Bluegrass Supply Chain
HearBG: In February, we joined with artists and music industry professionals to launch Hear-
Services as the announced a $5.185 million expansion and the creation of 55 new jobs.
BG, a Chamber sponsored initiative to increase economic development through arts, music, and
cultural education throughout South Central Kentucky.
New Partners Tune in to Hear Your Business
Named on the Radio
ATC: In February, we had the great pleasure of gathering donations totaling more than $14,000
in cash and materials from several local businesses to support industrial and professional certifications and training at the Warren County Area Technology Center. Chamber Connection | 9
Thank You Partners for Renewing Your Chamber Investment
440 Main Restaurant
Acopia Home Loans
All Cats & Dogs Veterinary Hospital
Apex Payroll
Applied Industrial Technologies
ARGI Financial Group
Arrowpoint Investments, LLC
Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Autotruck Financial Credit Union
B & M Industrial Supply
Barry Sears, DMD
Bath Fitter
BG Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
BG Food Mart
Big Country Powersports
BIH Express, Inc.
Blackhawk Composites
Bluegrass Cellular
BMW/Mercedes of Bowling Green
Bob Brown
Bowling Green Athletic Club South
Bowling Green Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Burkmann of Bowling Green
Bypass Animal Clinic
Campbell Lane Express
Camping World, Inc.
Candlewood Suites
CASA of South Central KY
Century Mortgage Company
Chandler Property Management
Charlene Rabold
Chris Cohron
Coleman World Group
College Heights Foundation
Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc.
Compton Orthodontics
Consolidated Paper Group, Inc.
Contractors Licensing Board of BG-WC
COS - Bowling Green
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
Cumberland Foot and Ankle Centers of Kentucky
Cumberland Trace Village Apartments
Destiny Dental
Dilling Group, Inc.
Double Dome Systems, Inc.
Doug Martens Construction
Down Syndrome of South Central Kentucky
Downtown Chiropractic
Dr. Eli Jackson & Associates
Dr. Lowell C. Ware Eye Care
Drobocky Orthodontics
Edmonton State Bank
Equipment Specialist, Inc.
Farm Credit Mid-America
Ford’s Furniture Company
Franklin Bank & Trust Company
Fruit of The Loom Corporate Headquarters
Garrison Toyota Material Handling
Gemini Homes, Inc.
General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana
Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
Green River Rentals, Inc.
Greenwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Guarantee Pest Control
Gunter Construction Roofing, Inc.
H & M Company, Inc.
Hancock Bank & Trust Company
Harris Lumber Company
Haven4Change, Inc.
Henry Pepper
Hensley & Throneberry, CPAs
Hilltopper Athletic Foundation
Hillvue Heights Church
Hinton Cleaners, Inc.
Historic Rail Park - L & N Depot
Holiday Inn Express
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church & School
Honey Baked Ham Company & Cafe
Hope Harbor A Sexual Trauma Recovery Center
Hosparus-Barren River
Hot Yoga Bowling Green
Houchens Insurance Group
Hunt Farms
HVAC Services, Inc.
Indian Hills Country Club
Industrial Gas Technology, Inc.
Ingram Insurance Company
INI PrintWorks, LLC
International Center of Kentucky
J. R. Wade State Farm Insurance
Jerry Wells
Jim Johnson Nissan & Jim Johnson Hyundai
Jimmy John’s
J-Mar Properties
John Carmon Photography, Inc.
JRAQ Marketing, LLC
Judge Kelly Thompson
Jump N Jive dba Party 1 Limousine
Kenneth M. Lasley, Architect, LLC
Kentucky Cancer Program
Kentucky Distillers’ Association
Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance (KEMI)
Kentucky Mid-South Storage
Kentucky OA/CTS Job Corps
Kentucky Rural Water Association, Inc.
Kentucky Thermal Imaging
Kentucky Tire Exchange
King Home Care
Kirby & Kirby, CPAs
La Quinta Inn & Suites
Landmark Engineering, Inc.
Lawton Insurance
Linda B. Thomas, Attorney at Law
Living Hope Baptist Church
Machined Ceramics, Inc.
March of Dimes Foundation
MBA Alumni Association
McGown TV Sales & Service
Mellow Matt’s Music & More
Merry Maids ServiceMaster
Meyer Mortgage Corporation
Mid-South Handling, Inc.
Montana Grille
Morgantown Bank & Trust
Morningside Assisted Living
NewLife Church
Nexgen Building Supply
Orchestra Kentucky of Bowling Green
Orthopedics Plus Physical Therapy
Passport Health Plan
Patsy T. Sloan
Paul B. Cook
Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling of Bowling Green
Pearl Taylor
Peggy Hunt
Piccolo, Inc.
Potter Children’s Home & Family Ministries
Precision Eye Care & Optical
Print Media
Puerto Vallarta Mexican Restaurant #2
Quality Personnel
Red Carpet Shop
Regina Webb Salon & Spa
Roger Thomas
Ross Education, LLC
Sensora Corporation
Service One Credit Union
Sharlene Mitchell
Skye Wilson
South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block
South Union Shaker Village
Sparks Roofing
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Staci Simpson
Stacy Carter
Steve Davis
Stoody Company
Sunbelt Construction, Inc.
Superior One Source, Inc.
The Bridge to Recovery
The Club at Olde Stone
The Grounds Guys of Bowling Green
The Symphony at WKU
Thornton Furniture
Thoroughbred Business Systems
Toby’s Pest Control Service
Tony Huynh
Toot’s Restaurant
Trent Bedding Company, LLC
Trent Bedding Company, LLC
Tri-State Mailing Systems, Inc.
United Way of Southern Kentucky
US Awning & Sign Company
VEI Communications
W Kentucky Leasing, Inc. DBA WKY Leasing & Sales
Wal-Mart #299
Warren County Cooperative Extension Service
Warren County Downtown Economic Development Authority
Wealth Concepts Group
Wells Fargo Advisors
Werkshop Branding
Western Crane Service, Inc.
Westgate Veterinary Hospital
William “Bill” Carter
Workout Anytime
10 | Chamber
Seminars for Business Success
May 12th
8:00 – 10:00 AM @ Bowling Green Area
Chamber of Commerce
Sponsored by President’s Club Platinum Star Partner
Top 10
We would like to express our gratitude to our
volunteers, specifically our Ambassadors Club, who
actively supports us in our recruitment and retention
efforts in the community.
The Chamber would like to recognize the Top Ten
Most Engaged Ambassadors of 2014 and of course
thank Dan Harbison, as the outgoing President of the
Club, for all his support.
Financing Your Small Business
By: Miller Slaughter
With the Small Business Development Center
Financing Your Business will explore both traditional
and non-traditional sources of financing. Learn how to
improve your chances of getting financing needed and
what resources are available to help.
$20 Admission Fee includes hot breakfast from
Romanza Johnson
Sue Parrigin
Bruce Wilkerson
Barry Williams
Janette Boehman
Julie Huntsman
Delane Simpson
Skip Wirth
Julie Milam
Top Ambassador Apprentice – Representative Jody
Small Business Appreciation Month
2nd Annual Excellence Awards
Date: Thursday, May 14th
Location: Knicely Conference Center
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: Individual: $30 | Table (10): $300
Guest Speakers: 2015 Small Business Person of the Year &
ATHENA Recipient
Small Business Women’s Appreciation
Date: Wednesday, May 27th
Location: The Medical Center-WKU Health Sciences Complex
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 AM
Sponsored By:
RSVP: Register online or call (270) 901.4604
For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, contact
director of Programs & Events, Abbie Siljendahl, (270) 901.4601 Chamber Connection | 11
Tournament Info
Monday, May 4th
Hole In One & Contests
Indian Hills Country Club
Hole in One Prizes
Longest Drive Contest
Skirt Contest
Marshmallow Longest Drive
Golf Relay
10 AM – Registration &
Driving Range
11 AM – Tee Off
Tournament Sponsors
Lee Company
Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Inc.
U.S. bank
Bowling Green Hot Rods
Quality Personnel
Independence Bank
Builders By Design
Denham-Blythe Company, Inc.
Canteen Service Company
FASTSIGNS of Bowling Green
TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital
Franklin Bank & Trust Company
Wendy's of Bowling Green, Inc.
Houchens Industries, Inc.
Farmers National Bank
M & L Electrical, Inc.
Bank of Edmonson County
PBI Bank
Sponsorship Opportunities
Koozie - $500
1 Available
Driving Range -$200
4 Available
Hole Sponsor - $200
4 Available
Main Contact/Team Captain
Player 1, Avg. Score,
Polo Size
Player 1, Avg. Score,
Polo Size
Complete from and return or
visit to register
Teams - $400 | Individuals - $100
Mulligans & Skirts Combo* - $20
*Limit two per Team
Player 1, Avg. Score,
Polo Size
Player 1, Avg. Score,
Polo Size
For questions contact | [email protected]
Total Due:_________
Please call 270.781.3200 for
Credit Card Payment
12 | Chamber
Excellence Awards
Please take a moment to nominate a person, business, school, institution or
organization for their outstanding commitment to excellence within the
Bowling Green Area
Nominees & winners will be recognized at the Bowling Green Area Chamber of
Commerce’s 2nd Annual Excellence Award
Recognizing excellence in our community
Thursday, May 14th
11:00AM -1:00PM
Knicley Conference Center
All nominees must be a partner or employed by a partner of the
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Person of the Year*
Sponsored By: Citizens First
Presented to a Bowling Green Area Small Business owner for outstanding
contributions to employees and/or community. Business must be a for-profit business
with 100 or fewer full time equivalent employees, has financially invested his/her own
money in the enterprise, Experienced recent business growth and is Involved in the
development and growth of our community
Sponsored By: Martin Dodge-Jeep-Chrysler-Ram
Presented to a Bowling Green Area woman that demonstrates excellence in their
business or profession, provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for
others in their community and assists women in reaching their full leadership potential
Mid-Size Business Person of the Year – NEW
Sponsored By:
Presented to a Bowling Green Area Mid-Size Business owner for outstanding
contributions to employees and community. Business must be a for profit business with
101 – 500 employees, has financially invested his/her own money in the enterprise,
Experienced recent business growth and is Involved in the development and growth of
our community Chamber Connection | 13
Administrative Professional of the Year
Sponsored BY: Graves-Gilbert Clinic
Presented to a Bowling Green Area Administrative professional that shows pride in
his/her job, exhibits excellent job performance, repeatedly going above and beyond,
displays cooperative attitude with co-workers and community and must be employed by
business for at least one year
Sponsored By: Martin Dodge-Jeep-Chrysler-Ram
Presented to a Bowling Green Area young woman who has emerged a leader, who
demonstrates excellence, provides valuable service to business or profession and to
the community, exhibits initiative and creativity, exemplifies and upholds the goals of
the professional woman and clearly serves as a role model for young women
personally and professionally
Business Education Partnership of the Year
Sponsored By:
Presented to a Bowling Green Area Business and Education that has a partnership
through the Chamber’s Business Education Partnership program and demonstrated an
outstanding partnership through the 2014-2015 school year
*Will be announced at a news conference on April 16th and honored at the Excellence
Awards as a Keynote Speaker
Required Information
In addition to completing the below information, please attach a one-page
response summarizing their community involvement and explaining why they should
receive the award
Submission Deadline: March 31st
Award nominating for
Nominee’s Name
Nominee’s Title
Nominee’s Email
Submitted By
Company Name
For more information on this event or award nomination please contact
Abbie Siljendahl at [email protected] or (270)904-4610
14 | Chamber
Small Business Spotlights
“No matter if you want to exercise more or start a home owners project or if
your car needs a tune up, in the New Year, these partners can help”
Bowling Green Athletic Club is proud to have
two locally owned and operating gyms since
opening the doors in 2007. In addition to our
main location on Scottsville Road we opened
our second location on Flex Park Drive in
2011. We wouldn’t be anywhere without our
wonderful members which is why it is our
mission to see each of them reach their personal goals and consider BAC their resource
for all their fitness needs.
Our mission is to see our members reach
their personal goals and consider BAC their
resource for all their fitness needs. We do this
by providing first-class comprehensive fitness services designed to enhance members’
health and well-being. BAC is focused on superior personal service and the attention to
details, in the cleanliness of our facility and
in customer service. At BAC we are raising
the bar; this pertains to setting higher expectations of quality and quantity. We trust
in our staff that these expectations will be
met above and beyond your standards. So
set you expectations high, for yourself and
the gym, and come join us today!
BAC is proud to be a member’s first club
where our guests can escape and enjoy their
active lifestyles. Our friendly and energetic staff is happy to assist our members with
questions or needs. At BAC, member service
is our top priority.
Hill-Motley Lumber Company Inc. is located
in Bowling Green, Kentucky and services the
surrounding area within a 100 mile radius
or more! Our territory includes Owensboro,
Franklin, Elizabethtown, Glasgow, Scottsville, Russellville, Nolin Lake, Barren River
Lake, Alvaton, Smith’s Grove and many more
areas in and around Bowling Green.
Hill-Motley Lumber Company Inc. has been
a family owned and operated business since
1945. For 66 years we have proudly provided
contractors and homeowners with quality
building materials; including free delivery
services and free estimates!
Huntsman Automotive is a full-service preventive maintenance and automotive repair
center. We perform high quality, guaranteed
service you can trust at a fair price. We repair
domestic and foreign vehicles and are your
best choice for scheduled maintenance of
your car, SUV, truck and fleet vehicles.
Family owned and operated, we use the latest diagnostic equipment to guarantee your
vehicle is serviced correctly while maintaining your manufacturer’s warranty. We only
use quality replacement parts. Call us at 270781-9239 to schedule an appointment or
just stop on by.
We expect to continue to provide the community with the same personalized assistance while expanding our knowledge,
products and services by offering a wide
range of new materials to include green
products, engineered lumber and layouts.
Hill-Motley Lumber Company is a proud
member of The Southern Kentucky Builders
Association and has supported the Bowling
Green Area Chamber of Commerce for over
40 years. We have been actively involved
with Habitat for Humanity for over 15 years.
Like our Facebook Fan Page.
Follow @BGChamber on Twitter.
Join us on Linkedin.
1st Annual Workplace Wellness Summit
April 29th, 2015
National Corvette Museum
For More Information Contact Elisha Delawson:
[email protected] or (270) 781-8039 ext. 189 Chamber Connection | 15
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