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Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® announces investment in local economic development organization in Franklin County

The check was presented at a recent Kentucky Capital Development Corporation meeting. In attendance for the check presentation were (l to r): Huston Wells, Franklin County Judge Executive; Terri Bradshaw, KCDC President/CEO; Danny Willis, KCDC Board Chairman; and Al Blevins, LBAR President.Continuing a long-term commitment to healthy communities for central Kentucky homeowners, the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) announced its $2,000 investment in the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation. Over the past 15 years, LBAR has made available over $500,000 to promote economic development across central Kentucky.

This initiative supports activities directly related to job creation, expansion and retention. A financial investment is available to each local economic development organization within LBAR's 22-county primary service area as a way to fund programs that will promote and build the local economy.

LBAR President Al Blevins said, “By providing support to the organizations that help attract, develop and expand businesses, and ultimately create jobs, LBAR is partnering with these communities to provide resources, foster regional collaboration and facilitate positive economic results. Studies show that a strong real estate market is the foundation to a healthy community and this investment is the Association’s dedication to achieving that goal.”

As the region’s leading advocate for homeownership, Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) understands the value and joy of owning a home. LBAR represents more than 3,300 REALTORS® located in 22 counties: Anderson, Bath, Bell, Bourbon, Clark, Clay, Elliott, Fayette, Franklin, Harrison, Jackson, Jessamine, Knox, Laurel, Menifee, Montgomery, Nicholas, Powell, Rowan, Scott, Whitley and Woodford Counties. Visit for up to the minute real estate listings and buying and selling resources.