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Daily Update April 14

Tuesday, Apr 14th

We have entered Week 5 of this new and most difficult environment.  Although we miss the face to face interactions, the CBC continues to provide you access to opportunity and growth by offering free webinars and updates.  Please feel free to contact CBC Executive Director Pat Frew at pfrew@cbcky.com  or any staff member and let us know how you are weathering this challenging environment.

COVID-19 Testing 

Today on the CBC webinar briefing, Kenton County Judge Executive Kris Knochelmann confirmed earlier media reports that Summit View Academy in Independence will become the second drive through testing sites for Covid-19 in Kentucky.  The testing site will be open daily 10am to 4pm.  People wanting to be tested need to first be validated through the Kroger Little Clinic website:

https://www.thelittleclinic.com/drivethru-testing

Kenton County officials are expected to formally release details of the site which we will share with you when they become available.

Fidelity Investments is Hiring

Covington’s largest employer, Fidelity Investments, is hiring about 2,000 people at its locations around the United States, including at its massive complex off Ky. 16 in Covington.   They are having an open house webinar on Tuesday, April 21 from 1:30 – 2:30.  Details here

News

Horizon Community Funds has announced its first phase of funding following the launch of its Horizon NKY Coronavirus Relief Fund in March.  $150,000 will be immediately awarded to a network of organizations and schools that provide meals to Northern Kentuckians and coordinated by nonprofit Be Concerned.   An additional $35,000 will be sent to Faith Community Pharmacy, the only charitable pharmacy in the northern Kentucky Region.   Details here

Congratulations to C-Forward for being the official IT provider of Florence Y’alls baseball.

Elevated Mornings is moving to Facebook LIVE on  April 17, from 8:30 am – 9:30 am on Small Business, Brand Communication and Staying.

Gift cards are an easy way to support local businesses.   Don’t forget to upload the $50 gift certificate receipt for your favorite restaurants/bars for the NKY Restaurant Relief Fund here until April 22.  Your participation could mean a much needed extra $1000 to a small business.

Member spotlight

Hub Weber

Established in 1973,  Hub + Weber is a team of professionals, serious about design and providing excellent services to their clients. They promote an office atmosphere of  “camaraderie and tomfoolery” to foster creativity and have continued to foster this atmosphere while working remotely from home with virtual lunches, virtual happy hours, work anniversary celebrations, and sharing memes.

Hub + Weber is currently designing a new $28 million investment, $147,000 square foot headquarters for Kembar Credit Union in West Chester Township.  Groundbreaking ceremony will take place next month and expected to be completed in the fourth quarter in 2021.

Additional projects include the Housing authority of Cincinnati, Purrfect Day Café and 401 Greenup here in Covington

Hub + Weber is still planning the 6th annual badminton tournament on June 26th.  On a downside though, remote badminton practice is NOT going as well as they had hoped.

https://www.hubweber.com/