Paducah Chamber of Commerce

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the featured speaker at a Paducah area business gathering later this month. Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a public policy luncheon August 15. 

Walkability Expert Assessing Paducah Tonight

Aug 7, 2014

The author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time, Jeff Speck, gives two presentations in Paducah today. The first was a ticketed event for the Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 a.m. at the Convention Center. Tonight, Speck speaks at Maiden Alley Cinema at 6:30 (seating is limited). On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Speck, the former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts.

World adventurer, humanitarian, and now, President of Spalding University in Louisville, Tori Murden McClure, speaks about her book "A Pearl in the Storm" for the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce 'Power in Partnership' Breakfast October 17. She was the first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about her book, her travels, work as a humanitarian, and previews the upcoming event. See more on Tori Murden McClure's website.

Paducah City Commission

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce has selected Sandra Wilson to serve as its new president.

Wilson is a city commissioner and has most recently worked as the public affairs officer for the NewPage paper mill in Wickliffe. Wilson succeeds Elaine Spaulding, who stepped down in March after 13 years as the Chamber of Commerce's president.

The Kentucky Supreme Court could rule soon on the case of a high school student charged and convicted after admitting to his school principal and the resource officer that he shared prescription pain pills.  The student says he wasn’t read his rights and that the confession shouldn’t have been used against him at trial.  The court’s ruling could change the way school administrators handle discipline problems, and we’ll bring you the details.