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Bingham Greenebaum Doll Attorney Named Bluegrass Community Connector

06.13.2012

Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is pleased to announce that Darby Turner has been named a Bluegrass Community Connector by United Way of the Bluegrass in Kentucky. The selection recognizes leaders throughout central Kentucky who are trusted by their peers and known for their community involvement. These individuals were identified through a public nomination process that began in August 2011. More than 5,000 nominations were received from across the regional community during the five month process. A total of 144 individuals were named to the final list.

“The United Way’s recognition of Darby is indicative of the regional influence of our attorneys,” said Phillip D. Scott, Co-Chairman of the firm. “We’re pleased that the citizens of central Kentucky have recognized his efforts and nominated Darby to receive public recognition for his service and leadership.”

A public recognition luncheon was held for the Bluegrass Community Connectors on June 12 at the Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington, where the Connectors discussed the issues facing the community and how they can work together to improve central Kentucky.

“Change can only come about by a committed group of citizens,” said Bill Farmer, President of United Way of the Bluegrass. “We want these individuals to know their commitment to our community is important to all of us. And we want them to have the opportunity to get to know each other – to build relationships that can result in true change in our community.”

Darby Turner is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Transactional Practice Group and the Tax and Finance Practice Group. His practice focuses on general corporate representation, tax increment financing, real estate law and governmental affairs. He also works in business and estate planning matters. Turner currently serves as the Vice Chair for Economic Development for Commerce Lexington and has also served on the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He continues to serve multiple community organizations, including the University of Kentucky College of Law and the University of Kentucky Athletic Association.

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United Way of the Bluegrass is a leader and motivator of change for long-term solutions for the community. It was brought together to determine the needs unique to central Kentucky and consensus was reached on how to solve them, both short-term and long-term. United Way has committed to four focus areas to meet the needs of today and solve the problems of tomorrow: basic and essential services, education, income and health. This change in approach has fostered a great deal of cooperation and innovation in the community. Systems have been developed to evaluate the quality and success of funded programs, so investors can be assured dollars will have the maximum impact on the community. For more information, visit www.uwbg.org.

Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is a progressive business law firm with nearly 250 professionals serving regional, national and international clients. For more information, visit www.bgdlegal.com.

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