2023 December E-News
Sponsorship Opportunities for 2024
Sponsoring events can have a significant impact on our local businesses and our community at large. Sponsoring events not only provides exposure for your brand, but also establishes a strong presence within our local community. Your support contributes directly to the success of these events, fostering a sense of collaboration and unity. Beyond the immediate visibility, sponsoring events offers an excellent opportunity to network with fellow members, and potential clients, creating valuable connections that can lead to long-term business relationships. Furthermore, your sponsorship helps us enhance the quality and scale of our events, making them more engaging and memorable for attendees. In essence, sponsoring events is a strategic investment that not only promotes your business, but also strengthens our collective efforts to promote economic growth and community development.

Please click here to view all possible sponsorships for 2024 and fill out the form if you are interested in sponsoring any of the following events.
100 Year Brick Ceremony
On November 6th, we celebrated a century of partnership with some of our most cherished members! Join us in honoring Barton 1792 Distillery, Conway Heaton, Crume Drug Store, Demaree & Hubbard, Hurst Discount Drug, The Kentucky Standard, The Old Talbott Tavern, Town & Country Bank and Trust Co., and Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust as they mark 100 years of commitment and support to Bardstown-Nelson County. Here's to a bright future together!
November Connect Hosted By: Heaven Hill Distillery
Heaven Hill Distillery showed their thankfulness by hosting the November 5pm Connect. It was a night full of laughter, smiles, cocktails, food, and an AMAZING community coming together to network with old friends and new. We want to give a BIG thanks to Heaven Hill and their team for hosting such an incredible evening everyone will remember. Second, we want to thank Karen’s Catering for making such delicious snacks and treats. And lastly, we want to thank YOU! Thank you everyone who came out and supported Heaven Hill and the Bardstown Nelson County Chamber without you all, the night would not have been made possible.
Day at the Races
Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber Day at the Races 2023 at Churchill Downs, Millionaires Row 4. First and foremost, we want to thank our Sponsor Abound Credit Union for sponsoring such a great event that brings chamber members together for a day of networking, having fun, and of course betting on ponies! Next, we would like to thank our Chamber members, Board members, and Ambassadors who were able to make it out, without you all none of this would have been possible! 

Thank you again to everyone for making this day so special and such a success! 
Shop Local 'Round Bardstown
WOW!! What a magical weekend we had here in Historic Downtown Bardstown. From Ice Skating at the Farmers market, to Trolley rides around town, to Saturday Shopping laughter, smiles, and tons of Holiday Cheer could be felt all throughout the city.

Light up Bardstown” kicked off the weekend’s festivities on Friday evening with Carolers on the square, proceeded by Mr. & Mrs., Claus arriving for the lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Court Square. After light up, you could see little boys and girls standing in line to capture sweet moments with Mr. & Mrs., Claus. Saturday started off with eager shoppers coming to pick up their Shop Small Saturday bags so they could go visit local business for great deals. Next you could find fun filled with moments of Ice Skating and ornaments coloring. Thank you to everyone who came out and took part in all the Holiday festivities.

We want to recognize all our community sponsors and partners:

Sponsors: Abound Credit Union, Baptist Health Hardin, CHI Saint Joseph Health - Flaget Memorial Hospital & Foundation, Heaven Hill Distillery, Holiday Inn Express, Grizzly Media, Mattingly & Howell, WesBanco, Town & Country Bank and Trust Co., and Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co.

Partners: Doug Brink - Realtor in the Bourbon Capital, Ladara Hicks, WoodmenLife Representative, Kentucky, Kasey Willett VanVactor - State Farm Insurance Agent, Making Good Scentz, Mammy's Kitchen & Bar, Santa & Mrs. Claus, State Farm - Sarah Curtsinger, Small Town Gifts, Bardstown Main Street, and Nelson-County High School FBLA.
Young Leaders
On November 29th, the Young Leaders had History and Tourism Day. They spent the day visiting local museums and historical spots. Thank you to the African American Heritage Museum, My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Old Talbott Tavern, Making Good Scentz Candle Bar, Manoj Patel with Holiday Inn Express, and a few of our NCEDA partners: Kim Huston, Sam Lacy, and Randi Mouser for hosting our Young Leaders!
Upcoming Events
December Connect
December 13, 2023
Ribbon Cuttings

Small Town Gifts
December 6, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM
Location:105 B. E. Flaget St., Bardstown, KY 40004

CASA of the Lincoln Trail
December 12, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 219 E. Muir Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004
Previous Ribbon Cuttings:
Congratulations to Kaden Lake Boutique on their ribbon cutting that was held on Friday, November 3rd.
Congratulations to Making Good Scentz Candle Bar on their ribbon cutting that was held on Tuesday, November 14th.
Congratulations to C & T Excursions on their ribbon cutting that was held on Thursday, November 16th.
Insurance options for Chamber Members
Anthem ChamberAdvantage is a self-funded insurance plan for small businesses with 2 to 50 employees. When these small businesses join together in a larger pool, they share the overall claims risk, bringing costs down. In fact, enrolling in ChamberAdvantage can result in up to 28% savings on medical costs.

Did You Know Your Chamber Membership Can Save You Money on Your Company’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance? We’ve partnered with ClearPath Mutual to offer employers of all sizes a 10% discount on workers’ comp rates. ClearPath Mutual, a Kentucky-headquartered carrier offers this exclusive discount to new and existing customers. Contact your insurance agent to start saving now or click here to get connected to an agent. Now more than ever, your membership provides a direct return on your investment!
Spotlight of the Month
The Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Peacock on Third as the Spotlight of the Month.

Our boutique is located in the heart of historic Bardstown, Kentucky, features a curated collection of apparel & accessories for women of all ages & budgets!
We hope to see you in the store sometime soon.
122 N. Third St. Bardstown, KY 40004

Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Social Medias

Ambassador of the Month

Christy Tepatlan
Surely Clean Cleaning Service

Christy Tepatlan continues to show her support for the Chamber. She is a faithful Ambassador and continues to help promote the Chamber. Thank you Christy for all the support you have provided for our community.
Welcome New Chamber Members

Kaden Lake is a beautiful boutique offering luxurious apparel, curated gift baskets, home decor, and Bardstown merchandise. Liam Ash is a curated cocktail lounge.
Rep- Alicia Hardy
Contact- (404) 518-6655 or [email protected]
Location- 131 N. Third St., Bardstown KY 40004

Winery and Air B&B
Rep- Nikki Smith
Contact- (502) 507-3328 or [email protected]
Location- 218 Harry Rucker Road., Bardstown KY 40004

pool professionals
Rep- Danielle Goss 
Contact- (502) 331-6334
Location- 8 Old Bloomfield Pike Suite 300 Bardstown KY 40004
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