Community Outreach

Beulah Hester, owner of Ump Attire and founder of umpattire.com has volunteered, presented and been actively involved in the following organizations.  Her goal is to inspire future entrepreneurs and guide them along their journey so they can learn from her professional mistakes and successes.

  • Board Member AKTSG (ACCELERATING KENTUCKY TEXTILES AND SOFT GOODS)
  • Served on Steering committee to support growth for Textiles and Soft Goods in Kentucky
  • Consultant for the Kentucky Innovation Center for new entrepreneurs
  • Ranked in top 5 in the world Textile Sourcing Agent for national and international companies
  • Member of Maker’s Row, an online marketplace that connects American manufacturers
  • World Affairs Council host and speaker to 86 visitors from 47 different countries visiting the United States
  • Member of SEAMS The National Association for the Sewn Products Industry.
  • The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)
  • Eastern Kentucky University Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC)
  • Kentucky Small Business Association
  • University of Kentucky County Extension Offices
  • Kentucky Organ Donor Association both state and national level
  • EKU Small Business Development Center
  • University of KY Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Held office in United Methodist Church both local and district
  • Chaperoned youth to Fellowship of Christian Athletes Camps in both local, statewide and national level
  • Supported overseas missions providing umpire equipment for baseball tournaments.
  • Worked with church mission providing food to Hatti.
  • Served as youth leader to United Methodist Church
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