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Pancakes with Santa

Forcht Bank in Hamburg hosted their annual Pancakes with Santa this past weekend. They had over 175 visitors for Santa and flipped over 300 pancakes. Thank you to everyone who came out for Pancakes with Santa and helped raise awareness for the Visually Impaired PreSchool Services (VIPs). Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) empowers families by…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Forcht Group staff, leadership, and friends enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal the day before the holiday — celebrating thanks for good friends, co-workers, leadership, and the wonderful communities we serve. The Forcht Group of Kentucky wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

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Corbin Business Professional of the Year 2019

Forcht Group of Kentucky Founder, Chairman and CEO Terry E. Forcht has been named Corbin’s Business Professional of the Year at the City of Corbin’s annual Business Appreciation Luncheon. He was the keynote speaker at the Oct 16 event at The Corbin Center, and was honored by the city as Corbin’s Business Professional of the…

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Kentucky National Insurance Company names new President

Kentucky National Insurance Company, a division of Forcht Group of Kentucky, has named senior insurance executive, John R. Miner, as its new President. Miner has 35 years of insurance industry experience, primarily in Personal Insurance, including as President of Personal Lines Division of Great American Insurance Group in Cincinnati, OH, and prior leadership roles with…

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Forcht Bank Remembering 9/11

Thank you to all who joined Forcht Bank at the London Market 9/11 Event held at London’s Main Banking Center in remembrance of the events that took place on 9/11/01. ??East Bernstadt Fire Department displayed the flag. ??Lee’s of Corbin provided our delicious meal. ??South Laurel High School JRTOC Air Force presented the Colors. ??National…

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Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon 2019

The Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Forcht Bank, was held on August 22, 2019 at Keeneland. There were 6 category winners that recognized local and small businesses for their achievements throughout the year. One of the 6 winners was also crowned Small Business of the year. The category winners were: Business Success…

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Lane Report profiles Terry Forcht

Last week, the Lane Report had a sit down with Forcht Group Chairman Terry Forcht about how he was able to build a Kentucky group of 90+ businesses. Forcht talks about economic drivers for communities, his path to entrepreneurship, and his recommendations for young entrepreneurs. Click here to get the full story.

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Anchor Peter King visits Forcht Broadcasting

CBS News Radio correspondent and anchor Peter King was the special guest at the Forcht Broadcasting Summer General Managers meeting this past Tuesday, July 9. Peter talked about his upcoming CBS Radio special remembering the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing that happened 50 years ago this July. Peter covers NASA operations and news from…

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2019 Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame

Four new honorees were inducted into Junior Achievement’s Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 23 in Lexington. The 2019 Class was made up of Rufus Friday, Quita Michel, Craig and Madonna Turner, and the late Ray Rector. New and past Hall of Fame inductees posed for a group photo prior to the Hall…