Louisville Magazine

MAR 2017

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LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 3.17 89 The Event Company is Portland Proud The Event Company is located in the heart of Portland at 2012 Northwestern Parkway. Owners Gary and Cheryl Loeser have been life partners for over 42 years and business partners for 17. Gary was raised just 12 blocks from where The Event Company office stands today. Over the years, Gary and Cheryl have taken great pride in being involved involved in numerous community events, from the opening of the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage to Mayor Fischer's inauguration. This past year, at the International Festival & Events Association Conference, The Event Company received a Gold/Pinnacle award as "Best Supplier to The Kentucky Derby Festival." For many years, The Event Company has worked hand in hand with great local and national corporations like Brown-Forman, General Electric, Kroger, Crown- Royal, Moet Champagne, The Kentucky Distillers Association, Playboy Magazine, Churchill Downs, The Darrel Griffith Foundation, University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, 100 Black Men Foundation, The Kentucky Opera, The YUM Center, The Ali Center and The Center for Inter-Faith Relations. Commitment to community and unselfish generosity to non-profit organizations that make this diverse and compassionate city so great are most important to Gary and Cheryl. Their contributions to events and organizations like the AIDS Walk, Fairness Campaign, Louisville Pride and Cedar Ridge Presbyterian Camp are unending. What's more, through The Event Company, Gary and Cheryl are able to support community schools with everything from stage sets to welcome-back parties. At the end of the day, it's Gary and Cheryl Loeser's pride in being a part of this town that makes The Event Company proud! Special Advertising Section Office Environment Company: Innovative Workspace Solutions 110 years young. Since 1907, Office Environment Company has built a reputation for integrity, creativity and quality. From workspace design and furniture to business products — including office, computer, break room and janitorial products, Office Environment Company is dedicated to providing the outstanding customer service that has been its hallmark since day one. Office Environment Company is the only Preferred Haworth dealer in Kentucky. The company is currently managed by the third generation of the William P. Kelly family — Tricia Burke is president and her brother Kelly Burke is chairman. Both continue to be active in the business in sales and operations. As a certified Woman Business Enterprise, any purchases made directly with Office Environment Company will help any business achieve its WBE purchasing goals. An active member with Louisville Independent Business Alliance, Office Environment Company believes in the power and practice of buying locally. Due to an eminent domain decision that triggered relocation, Office Equipment Company (previous name) built its new headquarters in 1979 on urban renewal property and moved from 119 S. 4th Street to 1136 W. Market Street. For all 110 years of its existence, Office Environment Company has been committed to the greater Louisville community, with the last 38 years working out of its showroom at 12th & Market in west Louisville. Many organizations and businesses have enjoyed the complimentary use of the Kelly Room, a 20-person conference room perfect for strategic planning and meeting off-site. Office Environment Company: 1136 West Market Street, Louisville, KY 40203; (502) 585-5161. oecoffice.com. e in... We take the time to understand your business and then design inspiring workplaces tailored to you. PORTLAND PROUD We Set the Stage So You Can Entertain LouisviLLe's Top evenT producTion and design choice, F or over 18 Years and counTing We offer complete event logistics, from planning to final execution and everthing in-between. Our 54,000 sq. ft. warehouse packed with inventory can handle any event from large conventions to small parties. Whether it's the custom design and construction of large scale sets and props, or simply laying the linens on each table, we do it all... seamlessly.

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