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James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...

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Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...

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Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...

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Meeting/Party Planning

    AMR Management Services

  • 201 E. Main Street
  • Suite 1405
  • Lexington, KY 40507
  • (859) 514-9150 
  • Fax: (859) 514-9166
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  • Contact: Will Engle
  • Detail-driven Certified Meeting Planners manage an extensive network of industry contacts for all aspects of your function from housing, registration and menu design to invoice reconciliation.

    Destination Bluegrass, INC

  • 1481 Leestown Road
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 264-7822 
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  • Contact: Karla Stahlman
  • From the starting gate to the finish line, this destination management company strives to provide a unique Lexington experience. Spouse programs, tours, registration services, meet and greets, incentive trips, special event functions.

    E. Stephen Hein Florist Party Production

  • 611 Winchester Road
  • Suite 100
  • Lexington, KY 40505
  • (859) 255-6249, (800) 755-6249
  • Fax: (859) 255-6859
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  • Contact: Stephen Hein
  • Complete party service and full service florist.

    Holmes & Lloyd Group

  • 103 Wabash Drive
  • Lexington, KY 40503
  • (859) 533-9454 
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  • Contact: Theresa Holmes
  • An event design and management company providing services from concept to completion with commitment to detail.

    Impressions Marketing and Events

  • 601 West Short Street
  • Lexington, KY 40508
  • (502) 316-0347 
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  • Contact: Laura McDonald
  • Make a lasting impression on your audience using effectively executed events. From site selection and invitations, to menu creation and theming, Impressions Marketing and Events can help create a positive impact for your organization.

    LEO Events

  • 1601 Gulf Street
  • Chattanooga, TN 37408
  • (423) 757-0000 
  • Fax: (423) 370-1410
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  • Contact: Kelly Marlow
  • National event management company specializing in large scale outdoor events.

    LexEffect - Events & Management

  • 203 West 2nd Street
  • Lexington, KY 40507
  • (859) 230-5365 
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  • Try this company for a fresh take on entertainment driven events, from corporate events to weddings. A team of people will focus on your specific vision and utilize their partnerships with over 150 vendors and their combined 25-plus years of experience to make your next gathering a success.

    Lexington Ice Sculptures

  • 333 North Ashland Avenue
  • Lexington, KY 40502
  • (859) 425-9988 
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  • Contact: Mike Stoddart
  • Party planning. Custom ice sculpture design for all occasions.

    Lexington In Touch, Inc.

  • P.O. Box 910746
  • Lexington, KY 40591
  • (859) 224-4226 
  • Fax: (859) 223-7618
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  • Contact: Linda Wharton
  • Meeting planning assistance and ideas. Provides customized tours, transportation and events to client specification. Unique itineraries available for individuals or groups. Step on guides.

    LEXPO Exposition Services

  • 430 West Vine Street
  • Lexington, KY 40507
  • (859) 233-4567 
  • Fax: (859) 254-8151
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  • Contact: Melissa Conley
  • A division of Lexington Center Corporation. One source support services for trade shows, conferences, conventions, corporate meetings and special events. Full service trade show decorator, including equipment rental.

    Mint Julep Events

  • 2533 Langstane Lane
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 494-0796 
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  • Contact: Ilse Dehner
  • Full service event management company specializing in corporate meetings, social events, destination management, weddings and decor.

    Mitch's Meetings Management, Inc.

  • 920 Montavesta Circle
  • Lexington, KY 40502
  • (859) 806-3569 
  • Fax: (859) 335-9224
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  • Contact: Mitch Kirchner
  • Event management and consultation by a Certified Meeting Professional. Budget and RFP development, site selection, hotel/facility negotiations, management of audio/visual equipment, decor, conference registration and entertainment bookings.

    Plan Ahead Events-Lexington

  • 3149 Calversham Park Lane
  • Lexington, KY 40509
  • (859) 519-9909 
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  • Contact: Pam Calvert
  • A full service meeting and event management company, specializing in creative solutions for corporate meetings, trade shows, and special events from concept to completion of services.

    Preferred Entertainment

  • P.O. Box 130
  • Utica, KY 42376
  • (270) 275-9228, (800) 289-6546
  • Fax: (270) 275-9228
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  • Contact: Carla Williams
  • Full service event planning services.  Disc jockeys and MCs, audio/video/lighting systems, comedy/magic acts, hypnotist. Inflatables, tents and decorations.

    Rackhouse Events

  • 829 National Avenue
  • Lexington, KY 40502
  • (859) 619-1841 
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  • Contact: Rayna Wallen
  • The event company for Bourbon enthusiasts, Rackhouse Events is a full service event production firm and destination management company that also offers tours guides. Creating one-of-a kind experiences that reflect your mission and brand. Stylish, sophisticated and Southern always go together, and Bourbon is always better in the Bluegrass!

    Scott Goodlett Events

  • 145 Inverness Drive
  • Georgetown, KY 40324
  • (800) 450-6444, (800) 450-6444
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  • Contact: Scott Goodlett
  • Dynamic corporate event planning for companies of all sizes. Exclusive "behind the scenes" tours of the Thoroughbred, bourbon and auto industries. Creative team building exercises, catering, venues for any event style, entertainment and transportation options and access to all audio/visual needs.

    Selma's Events and Catering

  • 750 Henry Clay Blvd
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 971-2763 
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  • Contact: Selma Owens
  • Dedicated staff ensure that every detail of your party, meeting, reunion, wedding or special event is handled with impeccable professionalism, quality and service. Full service caterer. Breakfast, lunch and dinner catering packages, a variety of themed cuisine buffets, hors d’oeuvres and delicious desserts: there is something to please every palate and budget.

    Special Events

  • PO Box 24102
  • Lexington, KY 40524
  • (859) 235-4675 
  • Fax: (859) 231-5340
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  • Contact: Kimberly Gaunce
  • Event planning. Rental of tents, tables, chairs, stage, dance floors.

    Strategy Association & Event Management

  • 1481 Leestown Road
  • Lexington, KY 40511
  • (859) 264-7822, (877) 333-3945
  • Fax: (208) 978-6516
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  • Contact: Karla Stahlman
  • "Event Strategist" Karla Stahlman offers all strategic elements of a meeting or event including pre-event and on-site services, audio/visual, food and beverage management, décor, hotel room block management and registration services, staying on deadline and on budget. Broker for all your event needs.