The Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is is now accepting applications for our 2019 Leadership Lake Cumberland program. We want you !!! Leadership Lake Cumberland brings together a selected group of people that possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments, and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the region. Participants in Leadership Lake Cumberland: Get behind the scenes access to factories, hospitals and government agencies. Create new business connections from a cross-section of the community. Hear from prominent speakers such as elected officials, police chiefs and CEO’s. The goal of the program is to provide participants with the opportunity to build relationships, serve the community, and engage with political, civic, and business leaders.Through a series of nine monthly, one-day sessions, held in various locations in the region, participants are educated about Southeast Kentucky and its many advantages as well as its challenges. They meet and talk with the region’s current leaders, and explore our communities various business sectors. Topics will include: education, health and human services, law and justice, business & technology, industry, tourism and much more.The Leadership Program is sponsored by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and will operate from April through December. The Leadership Class opens with an overnight […]
Leadership Lake Cumberland Now Accepting Applications
YOU’RE INVITED to attend the 7th Annual Chamber of Commerce Shamrock Shuffle 5K run / walk that will take place on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Come out for a day of fun and racing in the Pulaski County area as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day ….. Lake Cumberland Style !!! The Shamrock Shuffle welcomes participants of all ability levels, from runners who are beginning their annual running and fitness regimen to seasoned veterans. The course is a measured 5K race, and professional chip timing will be used to ensure race time accuracy. Race participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. (Shirts will only be guaranteed for people who register before race day) The Pulaski County Shamrock Shuffle is organized by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, City of Burnside and Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. The race will begin and end in the Stonegate Shopping Center in Burnside, KY. Hang around after the race for the “post race party”. There will be a costume contest for “best dressed” ….. so go ahead and get your best St. Patrick’s Day themed outfit ready for race day. Proceeds from the race will go to support our local business community through Chamber programs. GENERAL INFORMATION Cost Cost to participate in the 2019 Shamrock Shuffle will be […]
7th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K
You’re cordially invited to attend our upcoming Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Tuesday, March 5th. We are excited to have United States Attorney, Robert M. Duncan as our guest speaker. As United States Attorney, Robert M. Duncan is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Eastern District of Kentucky, which encompasses the 67 easternmost counties in the Commonwealth, has a population of approximately 2.2 million, and includes the cities of Lexington, Covington, Frankfort, Ashland, Pikeville, Somerset, and London. Duncan will serve as the twenty-third presidentially appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, which was created in 1901. Duncan oversees a staff of 83 employees, including 39 attorneys, 36 non-attorney support personnel, and 8 contract employees. The office is responsible for prosecuting federal crimes in the District, including crimes related to terrorism, public corruption, child exploitation, firearms, and narcotics. The office also defends the United States in civil cases and collects debts owed to the United States. As always, our luncheon is located at The Center for Rural Development and will begin at 12:00 (Noon). Please mark your calendars to attend this event.
March 2019 Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon
Welcome to the Somerset Pulaski Chamber of Commerce!
Since its inception in 1925, the Somerset Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce has been the premier advocacy organization for business in Pulaski County. With more than 750 members, we are working to promote a healthy and vibrant economy while protecting and advancing the interest of our members and the community as a whole. The chamber works in conjunction with citizens, businesses, educational and governmental partners to provide a positive business environment and improve the quality of life in the Lake Cumberland region.
The Chamber’s mission is to work every day to make our community a place where businesses can grow and prosper and where people want to raise their families. Business owners look to the Chamber for a venue to network and highlight their business from sole proprietors to the largest companies and employers in the area. We provide information for starting a business as well as business-building programs, employment outreach programs, and custom research for our chamber members.
Our Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping you succeed, and looks forward to continuing to work and grow together in 2018 as one community!
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