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LBAR announces investment in local economic development organization in Jessamine County

Continuing their long-term commitment to healthy communities for central Kentucky homeowners, the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) announced today its $2,000 investment in the Jessamine County Joint Economic Development Authority.


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 primary service area.

LBAR president Carl Tackett said, "This investment is a means of achieving a healthy real estate market in central Kentucky. The association works hard to be considered a true partner in regional issues and facilitator of collaboration. We can be trusted as an impartial investor when it comes to county by county issues because of our regional organizational nature.”

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 2,600 REALTORS® located in 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 or call 859-276-3503 for buying and selling resources and real estate listings. For additional information please contact Elaine Hangis, LBAR Chief Executive Officer (859-276-3503 or via e-mail,

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