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The head of the Murray-Calloway Chamber of Commerce is being recognized by the state. 

Murray-Calloway President/CEO Aaron Dail received the 2016 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year.  

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed the head of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce to a council for overseeing logistics of state prosecutors.  

Aaron Dail will serve on the Prosecutors Advisory Council representing non-attorney citizens.  

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District Director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State, Chris Wooldridge and President/CEO of the Murray-Calloway Chamber of Commerce Aaron Dail visit Sounds Good to speak with Chad Lampe about a Retailers Roundtable in Murray Wednesday morning as part of the observance of National Small Business Week, which includes information about a new tool being developed for small business to make actionable change and decisions based on local market data. 

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Small businesses are preparing for more holiday shoppers tomorrow with the fourth annual American Express Small Business Saturday.

Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce President Aaron Dail said the day is a culmination of the Shop Small initiative that encourages shoppers to make their purchases at locally owned businesses.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce officials have selected the Murray-Calloway Chamber President and CEO  to serve on the board of directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives Association.

Aaron Dail will serve a three-year term, beginning this October.

An alternative to Black Friday starts Saturday, focusing on much smaller businesses for holiday shopping.

Murray State Small Business Development Director Chris Wooldridge said Small Business Saturday is an initiative to support mom and pop stores who don’t have the reach of large retailers.

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The Murray-Calloway Wellness Consortium has partnered with the Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Calloway County Public Health Department to start a community-wide health assessment to identify and address the county's healthcare needs. 

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The United Way of Murray-Calloway County is close to naming its interim executive director.

Board Chair Tina Bernot says the executive committee will give the full board a one-person recommendation at its meeting Aug. 14. She says the board typically supports the executive committee’s suggestions leading to a quick decision on an interim.

Kate Lochte speaks with Aaron Dail, Executive Director of the Murray-Calloway County United Way, on Sounds Good. They talk about the transformation of the United Way involving community conversations and community change, and efforts being made on a local level. Three of their current focus areas are educational attainment, income stability for families, and healthy living/healthy lifestyles. Also, Aaron talks about local campaigns such as GetConnected and their involvement with Toyota's bornlearning initiative. See more at mccunitedway.com.

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The Murray-Calloway County United Way Chapter has reached its annual fundraising goal. Chapter Executive Director Aaron Dail says as of yesterday, United Way pledges are at over $331,000 dollars, more than $41,000 dollars over the goal. Dail says the 2011 campaign involved more than 40 businesses and 72 employee volunteers coordinating with their respective companies. The organization also received the largest donation in its history in this campaign, $140,000 dollars from Chuck and Sarah Jones of Murray.