AAU National Boys Basketball Championships Coming to Louisville
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)announced today that the AAU has awarded its high school boys grades 10 through 12 Division I National Championships and Gold Super Showcases - the elite AAU competition - to Louisville, for three years starting in 2014.
Councilwoman Woolridge joins Kappa Alpha Psi to bring holiday cheer to families in need in District
Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge will join members of the Louisville Alumni and Alpha Omicron Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Louisville Kappa League for a very special job on Saturday, December 21st
Councilwoman Scott to join volunteers for the Feed the City Christmas Coat Giveaway
Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will once again join volunteers for a special holiday event to help some 500 families stay warm in Metro Louisville this winter.On Monday, December 23rd, Feed the City will hold a special Christmas New Coat Giveaway between 11:00am and 2:00pm at 1100 South 26th Street.
WaterWorks Museum Opens March 1 of 2014 at Louisville Water Tower Park
Interior restoration of the 1860 original pumping station is now complete.
New Program Helps Companies Grow Exports
The Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation, today announced a new program aimed at growing exports in the 22 counties that comprise the greater Louisville-Lexington region.
Councilwoman Welch will be featured speaker for 12th Annual Who’s Who Ceremony at Iroquois High Scho
Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) has been asked by this year’s Senior Class at Iroquois High School to be the featured key note speaker for the school’s 12th Annual Who’s Who ceremony on Friday, December 20th.
Six Small Businesses Receive Approval of METCO Loans
Eight loans in the amount of $486,660 were approved by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation. These loans will leverage an additional $15.5 million in private investment, to assist businesses in starting up, improving their buildings, and cleaning the land to encourage economic development.
Dixie Highway Improvement Project Underway
Design work has begun on the first phase of the long awaited Dixie Highway Improvement Project, but public input is needed before there can be a final design, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.
Foster Grandparents Celetbrate 41 Years of Service in Louisville
The work of more than 90 foster grandparents who help local children will be honored at a special luncheon Dec. 12. The event themed “A Winter Wonderful Celebration of Volunteers” will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
District 14 puts out a call for volunteers for VITA Tax Program in 2014
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is gearing up for another successful tax season and, as always, they are in need of volunteers to help. A volunteer kickoff and training session is set for Saturday, December 14th at the Sun Valley Community Center beginning at 10:00am.
2014 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book On Sale Now!
The 2014 Louisville Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is available for purchase, just in time for holiday gift-giving.
Downtown Tree Replacement Continues
The Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) today announced the launch of the second phase of an aggressive tree replacement project that will complete the filling of the more than 330 empty tree wells in Louisville's Central Business District.
Councilwoman Scott announces the 3rd Annual “Cleanup for Christmas” for abandoned properties in Dist
Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) announces the 3rd Annual “Cleanup for Christmas” will begin on Friday, December 20th with a focus on cleaning up abandoned properties in the West Louisville area of District 1.
Metro Parks Announces Five Sites for Public Sledding This Winter
For thousands of local children – and quite a few adults too – sledding is a highlight of the winter season. Metro Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public it will open hills in five parks for sledding from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on days when snow accumulation reaches 2-3 inches.
Mayoral Reception to Kick Off Bank On 2.0
In September, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund announced the creation of Bank On 2.0, a new effort to create a unified, national approach to delivering safe, affordable banking products and services to low-income and under-banked people through municipal programs across the country.
Ward-Pugh Announces Retirement from Metro Council
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh announces her retirement from the Louisville Metro Council in 2014
“Light Up Newburg” holiday event set for Petersburg Park on Saturday, December 14th
Petersburg Park is a perfect recreational spot for walkers or joggers who just want to enjoy the Newburg Area. On Saturday, December 14th the park will take on a holiday feeling when Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) hosts “Light up Newburg”.
District 22 Metro Councilman Robin Engel Announces the Donation of 25 Tons of Food to Fern Creek/Hig
District 22 Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel is proud to announce that Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries has received a large donation from Zachry Holdings, Inc., a Texas company in town to work on the LG&E Mill Creek project. Employees from Zachry Holdings have collected 23 tons of non-perishable food items and they are also collecting another 2 tons of turkeys, hams, and other meats to donate to Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries.
Project One to recognize President King at 28th Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet
It is a program that finds work for area teenagers during the summer and helps develop their educational skills needed for the future. Next week, Project One Inc. will take time to honor the people who have helped the organization perform those goals. Metro Council President Jim King (D-10) and four other community supporters will be recognized during Project One’s 28th Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet on Tuesday, December 10th.
Councilwoman Hamilton officially kicks off Phase 1 of West Market Street Corridor Improvement Projec
With the snip of a ribbon, Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) officially began Phase 1 of the West Market Street Corridor Improvement Project on Wednesday. The project will make initially $587,000 worth of infrastructure improvements to Phase 1 of the West Market Street Corridor with the goal to revitalize the area with needed improvements conducive to business development and retail opportunities.