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Okolona Business & Professional Association
APRIL Meeting Print E-mail

April Breakfast Sponsor: Town and Country Ford

Okolona Business & Professional Association

Our Invited Guest Speaker: Al Klein, Marketing Consultant

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hot Breakfast Catered by Tumbleweed with GanoLife Coffee

April Member Meeting: 7:30am-9:00am

Doors Open at 7 AM for Serious Networkers and Coffee!

Okolona Firehouse #1 – Community Room Upstairs – 8501 Preston Highway (40219)


The Louisville Time Bank Pays It Forward!

Al Klein is a marketing consultant as well as a family man, mentor, and community minded. As a consultant, currently Al is working with Humana to fulfill their marketing strategies. Previously, he has worked with IBM, Whirlpool/Maytag, General Electric, Assurant, LG&E, The Courier-Journal, TechRepublic, Banner Hospital, A.C. Nielsen, Marsh-McLennan., as well as some smaller clients.

Now that the Annual Give-A-Day Week has passed, Al will share some practical things that we can do as business people to keep the momentum going to support and empower one another. You will learn and laugh as he shares how we can become a more connected community.

In addition to being a member of the Okolona Business and Professional Association, Al is a member of Compassionate Louisville's Steering Circle, involved with Louisville's Drumming Circle which meets on Friday nights, has held the office of President for the Louisville Direct Marketing Association, as well as taught direct marketing at the University of Louisville. Al and his wife, Liz, reside in Greenville, Indiana, and have three children and four grandchildren.



Renewal Print E-mail

Renew your 2014 Membership dues today.

Benefits of Membership

Renewal dues for 2014 is $125 and includes:

  • Affinity programs offering discounts to the members.
  • A membership website directory listing with business name, address, contact name and phone number.
  • Monthly e-mailed newsletters with the latest area developments and business news. Recognition of all new business members.
  • 10 monthly meetings with the opportunity to network with fellow businesses.

The Association sponsors several community events throughout the year including Light Up Okolona and FACE-2FACE events. We also support the Lone Oak Park at the corner of Preston and Outer Loop and area beautification efforts.

Whether you have started a new business or have been here for years, membership in the Okolona Business & Professional Association will give you the opportunity to be involved and stay informed of area business growth.

Renew today by using the below link.

Meeting pictures Print E-mail


Courtesy of Kat Baker & Eric Link

On-line meeting pictures-




Welcome Print E-mail

The Okolona Business & Professional Association, Inc is a non-profit organization.  Think of it as a Chamber of Commerce for small and large businesses alike, formed for the following purposes:

  • To build community pride through the development and maintenance of Lone Oak Park at the corner of Preston Highway and Outer Loop, the gateway to Okolona.
  • To provide a forum for regular meetings to encourage networking between member businesses.
  • To improve the business climate in the Okolona community by listening to the concerns of the business and professional community, and to have those concerns heard by the appropriate city officials.
  • To promote and encourage the beautification of the community and surrounding areas.
  • To encourage the particitpation of all members of the Association in their civic duties as business leaders.
  • To provide added value programs and discounts to our members through Affinity programs.

The Okolona area is experiencing new growth and development. Today, it is more important than ever to build a strong business organization that works together to improve our community.

If you are interested in joining, but have more questions, please call Amy Streible, Business Development Manager, at (502) 439-5633 or e-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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Thu Apr 24, 2014 @07:00AM - 09:00AM
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