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Keven Moore: This Mother’s Day let us celebrate the first true safety professionals — our Moms

As we all pause to show our appreciation to mothers this Sunday, it occurred to me how mothers are the true risk management and safety professionals in most families. That includes my household, and I have 30 plus years of professional experience. It’s been said that “fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.” There is no greater warrior than a mother protecting her child. Just...

Kentucky Career Center hosts 16th annual Veterans Career Fair on Thursday, bring resume

The Kentucky Career Center is partnering with approximately 50 regional businesses to connect veterans, entry-level job seekers, and other individuals seeking employment to gainful career opportunities. The 16th Annual Veterans Career Fair will take place Thursday, May 5 at the Kentucky Career Center (1324 Madison Ave, Covington) from 3-6 p.m. Candidates of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged...

REDI Cincinnati, Tri-ED earn Conway Award for Economic Development from Site Selection magazine

Regional economic development organizations REDI Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Tri-ED earned recognition with the 2022 Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development, which Site Selection magazine presents annually to the 20 top local and regional economic development organizations in the U.S. based on success in securing job creation and capital investment projects to their respective...

Cinci Mayor Aftab Pureval to speak at NKY Chamber’s Government Forum on May 20

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will host Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval at its Government Forum on Friday, May 20. The event will take place at the BB Riverboats’ event center, River’s Edge at Newport Landing (101 Riverboat Row Newport). Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval Mayor Pureval will address topics important to both Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and how we can work together to...

NKY Magazine names winners of its third annual 2022 Best Workplaces of Northern Kentucky

NKY Magazine has selected its Best Workplaces of Northern Kentucky, chosen from nominations that were open to all. The nominees could include for-profit, nonprofit, and government institutions. Winners were selected by an independent committee named by the magazine. The magazine and its newsletter are complimentary at BestofNKY.com. The NKY Magazine‘s Best Workplaces of NKY winners are: •...

John Hawkins of MPI Consulting named to Consulting Magazine’s Top Consultants Award ’22 list

Management Performance International’s (MPI Consulting) President and CEO, John Hawkins, has been selected as an honoree for Consulting magazine’s Top Consultants 2022 award in the category of Excellence in Client Services. John Hawkins Top Consultants honorees “exhibit those extraordinary traits that define the essence of what it means to be a ‘trusted advisor’ and are worthy of being...

16 Lots Brewing Company to open second location at Newport on the Levee in time for holidays

Five years after opening 16 Lots Brewing Company in Mason, Ohio, Founder and CEO Michael Burton, in partnership with co-owners Del Hall and Erich Streckfuss, is expanding the concept to Newport on the Levee, the family-friendly entertainment destination overlooking the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. The trio has spent the last two years developing the globally inspired brewery and plans to launch...

Memorie Makers Cafe and Cupcakery in Florence has finally settled in, makes everything from scratch

By Andy Furman NKyTribune reporter You can run – and yes, you can’t hide. Tiffany Smith, we’re talking to you. The 33-year-old mother of two sons owns and operates Memorie Makers Café and Cupcakery — with her mom. She’s been doing this for some six years – and finally she thinks she’s settled down. Tiffany Smith “We started on Main Street in Florence,” she told the Northern Kentucky...

Heartland Bank joins Catalytic Fund with $2 million comittment, increasing total capital to $21 million

Heartland Bank has joined the Catalytic Fund of Northern Kentucky with an investment commitment of $2 million. Originally capitalized in 2013 with $10 million, the Catalytic Fund continues to attract new investors and Heartland’s investment increases the Fund’s investment capital to $21M. The Catalytic Fund uses this capital to make non-traditional investments in underutilized sites and buildings...

Joe Cotton: Stock of the Week picks — none, time to sell and wait for lower prices; it’s a Bear Market

Market Assessment: As of Monday, April 25 at 4:05 a.m. In our Market Letter of April 18, we stated that the Market (The DOW) was struggling and could be headed lower and that if the DOW closed below 34,000, we would be selling our major positions. On Friday, April 22 the DOW was down 981.36 points and closed below 34,000 to 33,811.40 – with a vengeance. We believe the Market is now in the beginning...

Fischer Homes to join Ashley Builders in developing Memorial Pointe residential community in Southgate

Fischer Homes, a Northern Kentucky-based homebuilder, has announced that it will build 60 Masterpiece Homes at the Memorial Pointe residential community being developed on hilltop property in Southgate, the site of the former Beverly Hills Supper Club. Fischer Homes: the Marshall Western Craftsman, one of the Masterpiece Collection of homes. (Photos provided) Fischer Homes, one of the largest homebuilders...

New Riff Distilling wins 10 medals at World Spirits competition, expands rickhouse sites to Silver Grove

The spirits might be new riffs on old traditions, but New Riff Distilling is making a new tradition out of winning awards. Newport-based New Riff Distillery earned 10 medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Gets Double Gold award. “For us at New Riff, SFWSC is not only the most prestigious spirits competition in the world — it is our annual measuring stick, a chance for our yet-young...

NKY Chamber, St. Elizabeth Healthcare to host first IDEA Summit June 10 at St. E. training center

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (NKY Chamber) and St. Elizabeth Healthcare are partnering to host the first IDEA Summit – Building an Inclusive Community: The Business Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to Noon on Friday, June 10, at the St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center located at 3861 Olympic Blvd. in Erlanger and will address removing...

Joe Cotton: Stocks of the Week are Longeveron and Upstart Holdings, ‘speculative’ but promising

Market Assessment – As of Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 11:20 a.m.: Since our last Letter of March 26th, the DOW Jones Industrial Average paused and consolidated its gains, and yesterday it was strong and surprisingly moved up 495 points to rise above that consoli- dation. And today it is strong again – up 241 points to 35,152.34 at 11:20 a.m., and crossing above its 200 Day Moving Average (see...

Newport Aquarium invites patrons to celebrate two major milestones on World Penguin Day April 25

April 25 is World Penguin Day and Newport Aquarium has plenty of reasons to celebrate. The internationally recognized day is meant to call attention to the plight of penguins around the world, many of which are endangered or threatened. This year’s World Penguin Day coincides with two important milestones at the aquarium: the relaunch of the warm-weather African Penguin Encounters, which generate...