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What is Connetic Initiative?

Friday, Dec 7th

Connetic Initiative

The folks behind Connetic Ventures, a Covington-based venture capital firm, in fact, the ONLY Kentucky-based VC company, have launched something they call Connetic Initiative. Brad Zapp and Kyle Schlottman says the program helps to birth local startups that can’t attract investors even though they may have a solid business plan....

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Rebuilt Riverfront Gateway Taking Shape

Wednesday, Nov 21st

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Guest blog post is by Dan Hassert, Communications Manager for the City of Covington Photo courtesy of Hassert Studios COVINGTON, Ky. - The $875,000 reconstruction of the western entrance to Covington's riverfront to make it safer and more accessible to pedestrians took another leap of progress today in a very...

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Nonprofits: The Importance of Culture within your Organization

Wednesday, Nov 14th

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Respect, value, a sense of community, authentic leadership. Those were the resounding themes in describing a healthy work culture by a panel at the most recent Covington Business Council Nonprofit Lunch and Learn, in partnership with sponsor Von Lehman CPA & Advisory Firm. The panel was comprised of Danielle Amrine,...

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CBC Advocacy Forum – Introduction to Active Shooter Response

Friday, Oct 26th

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Crime prevention through environmental control.  That is police speak for trying to reduce the risk of a horrible series of tragedies that is becoming too commonplace in America today, from school shootings in Florida, to killings at a central Kentucky Kroger to the incident all too close to home at...

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Highlights of the CBC Legislative Luncheon

Tuesday, Oct 23rd

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Attendees of the CBC Annual Legislative Luncheon received an update on highlights from the 2018 General Assembly session and were provided a preview of what to look for in the 2019 shortened session.  It was an all Republican panel as retiring Democratic state representative Arnold Simpson declined to participate.  The...

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Driving Innovation: The Goal for City of Covington/UpTech Collaboration

Tuesday, Oct 9th

The City of Covington and start-up accelerator UpTech are in the early stages of a process designed to enhance the innovation mindset at City Hall while also helping fledgling companies get valuable customer insights. The so-called UpTech partner program was approved by the City Commission in August. Basic details call...

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