Commerce Lexington: Off to Austin

Most of the 275 people going to Austin, Texas, for Commerce Lexington’s 69th annual Leadership Visit have gathered in a big hall at Blue Grass Airport, waiting to board two chartered jets.

Ed Brand, a retired Fayette County middle school principal who now works at the airport, herded the folks through security and into a room for breakfast and lots of talking.

“We learn a lot from the cities we visit,” said P.G. Peoples, president of the Urban League. “But we also learn a lot from each other.”:

Have to go. My plane is boarding….