A hot air ballon took flight during Commerce Lexington's official launch of the Full Stride initiative, held at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. "Full Stride" marks the beginning of a new five-year economic development initiative for Commerce Lexington. As part of the breakfast event, a hot air balloon was launched to signify the launch of the initiative. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
A hot air ballon took flight during Commerce Lexington's official launch of the Full Stride initiative, held at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. "Full Stride" marks the beginning of a new five-year economic development initiative for Commerce Lexington. As part of the breakfast event, a hot air balloon was launched to signify the launch of the initiative. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
A hot air ballon took flight during Commerce Lexington's official launch of the Full Stride initiative, held at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. "Full Stride" marks the beginning of a new five-year economic development initiative for Commerce Lexington. As part of the breakfast event, a hot air balloon was launched to signify the launch of the initiative. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Commerce Lexington launches fund-raising campaign aimed at growing jobs

May 29, 2013 02:15 PM