Chamber Chat:  Weekly Update from the Chamber of Commerce

Report by Lisa Satterwhite, Chamber of Commerce
For Saturday, August 11, 2012

Did you know... The Ice Cream Festival and Cruise-In will be on Murray’s Court Square September 7th and 8th? This popular and fun family event is free. Cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors will be on site as well as activities for kids of all ages. For more information contact 270-382-2139 or email

Coming Up Around Town:

  • Make A Difference Day, Stewart Stadium, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Alzheimer Support Group, Weaks Community Center, Aug. 14, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Proofs Photography Competition, Murray Art Guild, Deadline Aug. 16, 3 p.m., call 753-4059 for more info.
  • Active Parenting Now, Calloway Co. Extension Office, Aug. 16, 23, 30; Sept. 6 & 13, 5:30 - 8 p.m., call 753-1452 for more info.
  • Clothing Leader Train the Trainer Workshop, American Legion Bldg., Aug. 18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., call Calloway Co. Extension Office at 270-753-1452 for more info.
  • Interactive Cooking Party with Special Guest MaryWare, CASA Office, Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m., call 270-761-0164
  • Family Caregiver Support Group, Glendale Place Retirement Center, Aug. 20, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Classes Resume, Murray State University, Aug. 21.
  • Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale Event, CFSB Center, Aug. 23 - 25.
  • Great Beginnings Downtown for MSU Students, Aug. 25.
  • The Lion King in St. Louis with CFSB, Aug. 25, $1889 per person, call 270-527-4669 for ticket info.
  • Hot August Blues, Kenlake State Resort Park, Aug. 24 - 25; Kenlake Hot August 5K, Lakeview Shelter, Aug. 25, 7:30 a.m., call 270-474-2211 for more info.;
  • Fort Heiman Camp #1834 Sons of Confederate Veterans Meeting, First United Methodist Church, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.
  • Farmer’s Market of Murray - Calloway County, Fridays 3 - 6 p.m.;
  • Murray Main Street Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, 7 a.m. - Noon.
  • Laser Light Music Shows, Golden Pond Planetarium, LBL, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 or 7 p.m., Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1; Summer Nights Astronomy Programs, Golden Pond Planetarium, LBL, Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1,

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings/Events:

Chamber on the Breakfast Show, WNBS 1340 AM, First and Third Mondays, 7:30 - 8 a.m.

Alexander Construction and Concrete Pumping, Commerce Center, Aug. 16, 4 p.m. (new member)

Blue Sky Solar, 1917 Norsworthy Rd., Kirksey, KY, Aug. 17, 11:30 a.m. (new business).

Murray’s Fall City Wide Yard Sale, Sept. 15, call 270-759-2199 for more info.

Small Business Seminar, Commerce Center, Wednesdays through Oct. 10, Noon - 1 p.m.

For more information on becoming a member of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce or hosting a Chamber event contact Lance Allison or Lisa Satterwhite at 753-5171.

Coldwater BBQ Cafe 

Photo: Coldwater BBQ now has a café location at the east entrance of Trends N Treasures. Dine in, take out or have them cater your function with their delicious cooking. Call the Barnes’ at 227-8855 or 227-3950 for details.

Trends N Treasures 

Photo: Trends N Treasures, owned by Julia and Cary Brandon, invite everyone to come out and shop their mall located on the south side of Murray. The mall is open daily with a variety of merchants and items and has booth space available. Call Trends N Treasures at 761-MALL.