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Local Kentucky Innovation Network Participating in Showcase Paducah July 18

Dreaming about opening a business in downtown Paducah or expanding to a new location? Find out how the local office of the Kentucky Innovation Network can help individuals realize that dream at Showcase Paducah July 18.

The one-day event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Paducah Main Street in coordination with Paducah Realtors and local property and business owners. The event will showcase Open Houses at over 30 properties for purchase or lease in Lowertown and downtown Paducah July 18 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m., beginning at the Broadway Gazebo in downtown Paducah. Individuals can take a tour of the available properties throughout the day.

Consultants from the Paducah office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, the Small Business Development Center at Murray State University and Paducah Main Street will be available to guide individuals through the process of starting a business. In addition, many of the citys new and existing businesses will be hosting showcase events.

Great things are happening in the Lowertown and downtown area, and you dont want to miss out on this opportunity to be a part of it, said Melissa Winchester, Paducah Main Street director.

For more information about Showcase Paducah contact Melinda Winchester at (270) 444-8690 ext. 2068 or

The Kentucky Innovation Network is a network of business leaders and mentors that encourage relationships, grow companies new and existing, and create jobs. The Network, managed in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, consists of 13 offices throughout Kentucky. West Kentucky Community and Technical College is the local partner for the Paducah office.