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December 01, 2020
In a time where so many small businesses are struggling through the unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic, it’s refreshing to be reminded of the joy that some business owners exper...
November 24, 2020
Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill just kicked off its 2020 season this week, and now looks to this weekend for the opening of this year’s Artisans’ Market - where dozens of local artisan vendors will...
October 26, 2020
PCK Manufacturing Company is a custom fabrication shop owned and operated by Travis Pickerell. Travis has been working in custom fabrications for nearly 25 years. His company manufactures various prod...
September 11, 2020
For 15 years, Bullock Family Chiropractic (BFC) has been providing affordable quality service to families in Lexington and Central Kentucky. Assisted by Community Ventures, Jacob and Michele Bullock p...
September 10, 2020
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Several local artists with ties to Lexington’s historic East End will have their work showcased at the new MET development at Midland Avenue and East Third Street.The art...
June 26, 2020
Felecia Alexander purchased a home through Community Ventures’ Rural Rehab Program. A single mother and bartender, she came to Community Ventures for assistance after going through traditional lende...
June 19, 2020
The Artists’ Village welcomed its first resident in August 2019, someone who would soon become a champion for the vision of this neighborhood development. Frank X Walker, noted author, visual artist...
June 04, 2020
Shiraye Sullivan and Jeremiah Sullivan purchased a home through Community Ventures’ Rural Rehab Program. They came to Community Ventures last year in a final effort to buy a home, having been previo...
May 14, 2020
Two months ago, Paris resident and business owner, Lee Nguyen, described the impending health crisis with one word - scary. But now, another word has given him reason for optimism - love. Mr. Nguyen...
April 30, 2020
When Lorena Foley developed the idea for a retail boutique in Bourbon County, KY, her business plan didn’t have a plan for a store without customers. Because of the recent health crisis, she was for...
April 09, 2020
For the last few weeks, Community Ventures’ Business Development Specialists have been fielding calls and emails throughout the day from business owners who are scrambling to keep their businesses o...
October 02, 2019
Tamika Taylor is starting off 2018 with one of her biggest resolutions already achieved - buying a home. Thanks to a chance phone call and a unique opportunity from a Community Ventures (CV), a regist...
June 06, 2019
This past month, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credits for community development projects i...
May 17, 2019
**This article appeared first in the Herald Leader by Beth Musgraves. You can read the original article here. Third Street used to be the main commercial corridor on Lexington’s east side. Ove...
June 17, 2018
**This article appeared first in the Herald Leader by Beth Musgraves. You can read the original article here. Over the last several years, the tiny hamlet of Millersburg lost its largest private em...
July 26, 2017
Everyone always says eating organic isn’t cheap. From the farmer’s market stands to Whole Foods, our perception of organic food prices has remained stigmatized. But what if we told you there was a...
July 26, 2017
**This article was originally published on www.SmileyPete.com. You can read the original article here. The Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden unveiled its first permanent art piece during a public cere...
July 05, 2017
**This article appeared first in the Courier Journal by Bailey Loosemore. You can read the original article here. You won’t find a lot of reclaimed wood or polished subway tiles at the restaurant...
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...