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Bluegrass Youth Ballet and Adalhí Aranda, the organization’s founder and director, are serving its students and bringing dance to the community from a new studio on Southland Drive. Read more

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Bradley Quinn

In August, Jennifer and Stephen Kohlman opened their brick-and-mortar storefront, One Love, at 219 Woodland Ave., near High Street. Read more

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Corrisoft technology can replace the hardware of ankle bracelets for parolees with a proprietary smartphone, a tether device that makes sure the parolee is carrying the phone, and a phone app. Read more

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Brittney Jones

Former Wildcat Tony Delk teams with IMAC Regeneration Centers to promote options for opioid-free, non-surgical pain relief. Read more

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Steel Mill and Co., a lifestyle boutique selling clothing and gifts, is the brainchild of Chandler Rogers, who opened her first boutique at the age of 23 in her hometown of Bowling Green. Read more

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Tom Wilmes

Branch and Bark Urban Sawmill turns discarded hardwoods—which would have otherwise been destined for the landfill or wood chipper— into flooring, cabinets, countertops, mantels, doors, furniture and other goods. Read more

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The first goal of 2nd Chance Clinic was to stop opioid withdrawal symptoms and stabilize patients with medication-assisted treatment. Before long, the clinic owners realized the medication was treating only one aspect of the problem. Read more

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Tyler Dorsey was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 11. In May 2018, she started a business, called Focus Forward LLC, to offer life coaching for kids and adults with ADHD. Read more

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Father Jim Sichko has parlayed many of the skills he uses as a published author and priest—relationship building and public speaking among them—into running his new business, Miss Marie’s Spaghetti Sauce. Read more

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PieTana owner Sean Nealey overcomes early trademark dispute to open restaurant that’s all about the local. Read more

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Joel Katte is the creator and owner of Ignite Love in Schools, a workshop he offers as professional development for school districts and their teachers. Read more

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As Farm of the Day founder Sam Evans discovered, the road from idea to implementation to profitability is often a twisting, rocky path for entrepreneurs. Read more

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Lexington’s Pedal Power Bike Shop, in business since 1973, is one of “America’s Best Bike Shops” by Colorado-based National Bicycle Dealer Association. Read more

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Laura Freeman, founder of Laura’s Lean Beef, operates an array of agriculturally related endeavors from her Clark County farm. Read more

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In 2010, former bartender Brooks Reitz created a concentrated tonic made from cane sugar syrup and a variety of botanicals. Within two years, the Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. was born. Read more

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Social worker and social entrepreneur Josh Nadzam, co-founder of On the Move Art Studio, is on a mission to give kids an outlet for their artistic expression. Read more

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Ami Bertrand and Terri Stein have opened Scout & Molly’s of Lexington in the Summit at Fritz Farm. Read more

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The new program, launching September 29, will identify businesses that meet high standards in the areas of recycling, waste reduction, water quality and energy efficiency. Read more

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High school students at Elkhorn Crossing School in Georgetown are taking concentrated courses in health science or one of two divisions of media arts to ready themselves for real-world careers. Read more

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Take an octet of young professionals with marketing and creative skills, put them in a 130-year-old building in an area of town on the brink of exploding, and you have Bullhorn Creative,... Read more

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