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Jan 28, 2015 Partnership to Address Manufacturing Skills Gap

A new industry-education partnership announced today between the Greater Louisville chapter of the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME) and Jefferson Community and Technical College will combine classroom and work experiences to create a pipeline of technology-savvy employees for the region’s advanced manufacturing industry. Qualifying students will work and learn, earning valuable on-the-job training and an associate degree with little to no education debt.

Jan 28, 2015 Young People Set to Lift the Spirits of Louisville's Seniors One Valentine's Day Card at a Time

DoSomething.org, Mentor Up and actress China Anne McClain join forces for second annual Love Letters campaign in partnership with Meals On Wheels Association of America

 

Jan 27, 2015 First Wave of 2015 Forecastle Festival Lineup Announced

The Forecastle Festival will return this summer led by Louisville hometown heroes My Morning Jacket; soulful breakout star, Sam Smith; southern rock heavyweights, Widespread Panic; and indie veterans, Modest Mouse. The three-day music celebration, now in its 13th year, will take place July 17–19, 2015, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville.  

Jan 27, 2015 Councilwoman Fowler reminds everyone the VITA program is now underway at Sun Valley Community Center

It is a free program that has helped thousands of low income families in Metro Louisville and returned millions of dollars to the local economy. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is once again ready to help those who qualify to get the most from their income tax refunds during this tax season at the Sun Valley Community Center.

Jan 26, 2015 METCO Approves Three Loans To Help Renovate Former KT's Restaurant

Three loans were approved in the amount of $160,000 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation. These loans will leverage a total investment of $785,000 to assist Le Moo, LLC, owned by Kevin Grangier, to renovate the property located at 2300 Lexington Road and prepare it for productive commercial reuse as a steak house with live music.

-          $10,000 accessibility loan

-          $50,000 façade loan

-          $100,000 business loan