May 4 2015 Free Workshop Helps Citizens Build or Repair Credit History

“Credit As An Asset” is new workshop offered by Louisville Metro Department of Community Services that provides people with the tools to build or rebuild a good credit history. This free, two-hour workshop will help individuals think about their relationship with credit and why credit it is important and plan for future financial stability. 

May 4 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Provide Opportunities to Start Careers and Build Assets

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer three career recruitment fairs and workshops as well as opportunities to learn how to save money through couponing, changing financial habits and building credit.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

May 4 2015 Councilman Owen announces “Front Porch Tuesdays” returns on May 12th and 19th

With warmer days and nights ahead, May is a perfect time to start the getting out of the house and just checking on the neighbors to see what’s happening on the street where you live. To help everyone get into that practice, Councilman Tom Owen announces the return of a successful idea which brings some neighbors closer together. “Front Porch Tuesdays” return to District 8 on May 12th and 19th.

May 4 2015 2015 Spring Summer Bike Tour underway in District 8

Councilman Tom Owen is once again continuing a tradition designed to get out in District 8 and make himself more available to his constituents. Owen has kicked off his annual Spring Summer Bike Tour which will visit neighborhoods and small cities in District 8 before the Summer is over. He began with a tour last week in the Upper Highlands.

May 4 2015 District 9 presents “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of Macbeth in Story Avenue Park on May 10th

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander invites District 9 residents to come out for a special presentation of “Shakespeare in the Parks” Macbeth on Sunday, May 10th in Story Avenue Park.

          “I can think of no better way to bring the arts to our neighborhoods and at the same time give everyone a chance to enjoy Story Avenue Park,” says Hollander. “This production has been very well received everywhere it has been performed.”

May 4 2015 “Frozen” kicks off 2015 Free Summer Movie Schedule at Iroquois Amphitheater

Disney’s 2013 hit animated feature film “Frozen” helps kick off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 9th. 

Apr 29 2015 Denim Day 2015

Click Here to Register Your Support for Victims of Sexual Assault

(Coordinated by Office For Women in the Dept of Community Servvices)

Apr 29 2015 Give A Day Week Produces Over 166,000 Volunteers, Acts of Compassion

The volunteer projects ranged from helping distribute toys to needy kids to renovating abandoned houses for deserving families to repairing bicycles for use by refugees. Those and many other projects and deeds produced more than 166,000 volunteers and acts of compassion during Louisville’s fourth annual Give A Day week of service which ended April 26.

Apr 29 2015 What Business Can Learn from Government

https://hbr.org/2015/01/what-business-can-learn-from-government

Apr 28 2015 METCO Board Approves Loans to Small Businesses in Buechel and Old Louisville

Two businesses were approved for loans in the amount of $72,703.00 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation.  The loans will leverage a total investment of $1.7 million to assist two companies to renovate properties and prepare them for productive commercial reuse. 

Apr 28 2015 Councilman Stuart Benson to Host the Next District 20 Dialogue Series at Louisville Coffee Company

Councilman Stuart Benson to Host District 20 Dialogue Series

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will host a series of District 20 Dialogues this year with the next installment on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the Louisville Coffee Company (10414 Watterson) featuring staff from Metro Planning & Design.

Apr 28 2015 Mayor, Metro Council and MSD Establish Workgroup to Evaluate Home Buyout Program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the formation of a Work Group to study and recommend a course of action to address homes subject to repetitive losses caused by recent major rain and flood events.

Apr 27 2015 Extreme Park 2.0 Reopens, Named for Former Mayor Dave Armstrong

Surrounded by skaters and bikers, Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled the newly redesigned Dave Armstrong Extreme Park, renamed in honor of the former Mayor who created the popular park in 2002.

Apr 24 2015 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson to Host District 20 Dialogue Series

Louisville Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will host a series of District 20 Dialogues this year with the first in the series on Monday, April 27, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Department (108 Urton Lane) featuring Middletown Fire Chief Riddle.

Apr 24 2015 Councilman Hollander Thanks Robley Rex VA Medical Center Volunteers

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander met with volunteers at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in District 9 today to thank them. The group spent the morning working on the Center’s landscaping as part of Mayor Fischer’s Give A Day Week of Service.