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May 18, 2017
LOUISVILLE, KY - Community Ventures (CV) recently relocated its primary business office to new office space at its kitchen incubator, Chef Space, located at 1812 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. For more than a ...
March 29, 2017
In honor of Women’s History Month, let’s visit Rootbound Farm, located in Oldham County, who joined the Bluegrass Harvest family in 2015. In its seventh year of production, Rootbound farm has flou...
March 29, 2017
​**This article was originally published by Smiley Pete Publishing. Community Ventures, in partnership with Traditional Bank and the Small Business Development Center, helped to finance Amanda̵...
February 20, 2017
This article was originally published in The Bourbon County Citizen-Advertiser by Paul Gibson. Community Ventures, in partnership with Traditional Bank and the USDA, helped finance the expansion of th...
January 25, 2017
Jay’s 120, a new fast-casual dining concept that will be housed in the Chef Space Kitchen Incubator, is expected to open later this month. Chef Space is an incubator for young food businesses ...
January 25, 2017
LOUISVILLE, KY (Courier-Journal) — New west Louisville restaurant hopes to fly on chicken wings. For the next four months, west Louisville has a new wings restaurant. After that, a ramen noodle co...
January 11, 2017
LOUISVILLE, KY - In January 2017, Jay’s 120, a new fast casual dining concept which will be housed in the Chef Space Kitchen Incubator, will open to the public. This concept will allow current ...
November 30, 2016
Chef Space, Louisville’s first kitchen incubator, is celebrating it’s one year anniversary this month. Opened in November 2015, Chef Space was launched by the Kentucky nonprofit organization Commu...
November 27, 2016
MILLERSBURG, KY (Herald Leader)— Old military uniforms were left on a basement floor. Hallways still have college posters tacked to the walls. “It’s like they locked up one night at 5 p.m. an...
November 22, 2016
For the past two decades, Community Ventures has worked to improve the lives of Kentuckians throughout the state, both in rural and urban areas. By working with state residents to increase financial ...
November 17, 2016
Walter and Marshae Smith first met in 2001 as high school sweethearts and have been married for seven years. In those seven years, Walter and Marshae have grown their family to include two sons and a ...
November 11, 2016
Community Ventures welcomes Fran DeVasto as the new president of the organization’s lending division. Most recently serving as a VP with JP Morgan Chase & Co., she brings over 30 years of indust...
November 09, 2016
LOUISVILLE, KY (Louisville Business First)— It’s little more than a frame now, but before Christmas, the structure will be the first of 25 houses built as part of the Cedar Street development, an ...
October 11, 2016
From Chef Space to Bluegrass Harvest, we believe that healthier employees mean a healthier workplace. Here at Community Ventures, we are dedicated to providing employees and employers with outstanding...
September 29, 2016
Parents—you are in the thick of it. School has started, your kid has soccer practice five nights a week, and they’re working for Christmas break… and so are you. The hustle and bustle is real, a...
August 28, 2016
LEXINGTON, KY (Lexington Herald Leader)— In this era of soaring medical and insurance costs, almost anything that can make a measurable change in worker health is likely to make an employer sit ...
August 17, 2016
If you take a look at your local grocery shelves, you may notice an increased number of organic products. This increase has led to an influx in organic farming across the country. For some, the idea o...
August 15, 2016
On August 2nd, representatives from Community Ventures (CV) attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Magoffin County High School. The project, which began in 2012, was funded in part ...
August 15, 2016
It is with great pleasure that CV and Chef Space announce the graduation of our first Chef Space member, Sarah Allgeier of DelectaBites. Thanks to help from our funders and partners, Sarah Allgeier c...
July 29, 2016
Earlier this month, CV held an East End Community Meeting to present initial conceptual drawings of the development and to address questions from the community. The event, which took place at Williams...