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Woodford chamber to be led by former Danville chief

March 6, 2013 

Vizi

Don Vizi has been named executive director of the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce.

Vizi, a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, served as executive director of the Danville/Boyle County Chamber and the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce in Gulf Breeze, Fla.

While at Danville, Vizi served on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives. He also initiated a business mentoring program for middle school students that received a national award from the Afterschool Alliance.

Vizi has an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Pepperdine University in California. He also completed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management course.

Women's health, safety focus of film, discussion

In celebration of International Women's Day, the Woodford/Midway/Versailles Human Rights Commission will show a portion of the PBS documentary Half the Sky at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Versailles Presbyterian Church.

The film shows the challenges to the lives, health and safety of women all over the world and introduces viewers to efforts to improve them. A panel discussion will follow focusing on domestic abuse and the realities of human trafficking in Woodford County and Kentucky and what is being done to address these issues.

The event is free. For more information, call Helen Rentch at (859) 753-4253.

Solaris presents painting exhibit

Paintings by Sallie Clay Lanham will be on exhibit through March 30 at Solaris Art Gallery, 224 Yellow Jacket Drive, Versailles. For more information, call (859) 536-2385.

Upriver concert rescheduled for April 26

The Upriver concert that was originally scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Woodford County Library's main branch has been moved to 6:30 p.m. April 26.

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