The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has funded two projects that will impact Lee County in a positive way. One is for $3500.00 that will be use for a Kentucky River Trailhead Development and Stewardship Project. Beattyville/Lee County Tourism is the recipient of this grant. Dedra Brandenburg is the tourism director. The grant will be used for signage that will include maps and historical river information.
The Pine Ridge Industrial Park has been awarded a $10,000.00 grant to fund a Musical Heritage Center Feasibility Study – Phase II. This study should give the counties of Lee, Wolfe, Powell, Owsley and Breathitt a more thorough picture of how many jobs and how much income is likely to be realized by the completion of the proposed musical heritage complex.
The TELEWORKSUSA Hub is open with the first training beginning on March 21st and continuing for a month, at which time a new opportunity to be trained to work from your computer will begin. Completion of this training means you are qualified to work for a company from your home computer or from the Beattyville Teleworks Hub. There will be an open house on March 30th if you want to know more about the HUB; physical address is 30 Railroad Street, Beattyville, Kentucky 41311 and the website is www.teleworksusa.com. Tracy Spencer is the Beattyville Hub Manager. Contact her at 606-216-6811 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Purple Cow Restaurant in Beattyville, KY which has been around since the 1930s, is now serving 14″ pizza. They are also having Karaoke on Saturday nights from 6pm to 9pm. Come on down and have fun and good food. They are also starting a food delivery service so call in your order at (606) 464-0710.
The Chamber of Commerce will be having a auction on Christmas items during their meeting on Monday, November 19th, 2012. Call Edna to RSVP at (696) 464-8626 or Sue at (606) 464-2462.
Every third Monday of each month at noon. Lunch is $6.00. Meetings are held at the Assisted Living Community Center near the Beattyville Boat Ramp. If you are a business in Lee County think about joining the Chamber of Commerce. They will have a booth at the Woolly Worm Festival!