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Alliance President’s Report – March 24, 2017

Spring Has Finally Arrived! It’s been another busy week here at the Alliance.  In a week that ended with news of our new city manager being hired and one of largest employers introducing industry to our children, we started the week working with our schools and linking the...
Posted On March 24, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – March 17, 2017

A Warm Week I have been teasing mother nature over the last few weeks.  Our winter has seemed light compared to those of my youth and March was just a short month away from Spring.  I do have to say, this week was the coldest week of March that I can remember here in the...
Posted On March 17, 2017
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Citizens Bank Business After Hours today

ASHLAND, Ky. — Business After House, sponsored by Citizens Bank of Kentucky, Big Sandy Superstore and the Ashland Alliance, will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Citizens Bank of Kentucky, 855 Central Avenue, Ashland. The theme is March Madness, with door prizes, including a 4K ultra...
Posted On March 14, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – March 10, 2017

Marching on … A famous author once wrote, “Only those with tenacity can march forward in March.”  While the purpose of my report each week is to inform you of the activity of the prior week and look ahead to the next one,  I thought a reminder that spring is coming,...
Posted On March 10, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – March 3, 2017

March Madness March is always transition season in Kentucky.  Just when you think you have an idea what is what, it changes.  It also makes you realize how much you take for granted.   Five years ago Wednesday we had tornadoes in the area. This past week, nearly everyone we know...
Posted On March 3, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – Feb. 24, 2017

Together We Grow It’s a great day to be in Kentucky!  Last week, I  officially called Winter out and said it was over.  I had several of you reach out and remind me that our largest snow storms have been in March.  I think I will take that chance and stick to my prediction...
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Alliance President’s Report – Feb. 10, 2017

Promoting our region! Thank you for the opportunity to share a busy week here at the Alliance.  Our week started Sunday during the Super Bowl.  The  Alliance hosted a site visit with clients from Osaka, Japan.  Our clients flew into Huntington, after 24 hours of travel and our...
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Alliance President’s Report – Feb. 3, 2017

Time to Grow! Thank you for the opportunity to share the first week of February with you,  our membership of the Alliance.  Our week started last Friday night in Frankfort at the Governor’s Mansion.  We were invited to participate in the Japanese American Society of...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 27, 2017

We are here to serve you! The last full week of January is already here. For us at the Alliance, it has been a week working with many of our existing members and add a few new as well.  January is the single biggest month of membership renewals we experience each year. Each...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 20, 2017

Thank you for the opportunity to share another week from the Ashland Alliance.  While we have appreciated the feedback on how we can better serve you and your business and keep you better informed, we want to come visit your business and learn firsthand how we can design and...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 13, 2017

What a Week! It is definitely Friday the 13th!  If you think about all the action that has taken place since the last President’s Report, it seems like more than a week.  We have tried to link information about each of the items listed in this report to you.  This has been...
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Alliance President’s Report – Jan. 6, 2017

Exciting news for Ashland Alliance in 2017! Happy New year to our partners of the Ashland Alliance.  Now that we are all back from the holidays, it is a great time to look forward to how we can serve you this year.  It starts with improving the delivery of this weekly update from...
Posted On January 6, 2017
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Alliance President’s Report – Dec. 16, 2016

One week from Christmas…  I hope everyone is ready to spend the holidays with their families.  This season there has been a renewed awareness of our local shops and stores and their unique offerings of gifts.  Our partnership with Ashland in Motion and the Shop Local Shop Small...
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Alliance President’s Report – Dec. 9, 2016

Sitting here watching the first snowflakes of the season, it is hard not to feel the holidays.  Last night Bellefonte Centre and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital hosted one of our largest Business After Hours of the year.  Our Young Professional Association collected canned goods...
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Alliance President’s Report – Dec. 2, 2016

Winter is in the air as the holidays approach. With that, we have many things to be thankful for. This past weekend, we partnered with Ashland in Motion for a highly successful Shop Local Season Brunch and Browse. Last Saturday, Downtown Ashland was busy with people exploring our...
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