Feb 7 2020 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop-Smoking Classes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.

Feb 7 2020 Free HIV Testing at U of L Tonight and Tomorrow and at Area Churches on Sunday

Testing Offered in Conjunction with HEART of the Matter Weekend and National HIV/Aids Awareness Day

 

Feb 6 2020 Mayor Fischer: State of the City remains strong


With a focus on our youth, he urges deeper investment to secure a bright and hopeful future for all

Delivering his 10th annual State of the City address from the new Republic Bank Foundation YMCA, Mayor Greg Fischer today reflected on the city’s economic growth and achievements, as well as the systemic challenges facing our city, state and nation, and the steps Louisville must take to realize its full potential.

Feb 6 2020 Mayor Fischer's 2020 State of the City remarks

On Feb. 6, 2020, Mayor Greg Fischer delivered the annual State of the City address at the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA:

 

Thank you.

I wanted to deliver my 10th State of the City address here, because this beautiful building symbolizes the evolution of our city, our country and our world.  

The first YMCA of Louisville opened in 1853.

The President was Franklin Pierce. 

Our mayor was James Speed. 

Feb 6 2020 Metro Government reaches agreement for operation of public golf courses

After months of review and discussion designed to maintain municipal golf without negatively impacting the city budget, Louisville Metro Government has reached agreements with six local contractors to operate six of the city’s 10 courses.
 

Jan 31 2020 Public Health and Wellness Continues to Monitor the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

No Confirmed or Suspected Cases so far in Louisville

 

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health Wellness is working with area physicians, hospitals and government agencies to guard against and prevent the potential spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus. So far, there have been no confirmed cases or suspected cases in Louisville.

Jan 31 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to the first “Muffins with McCraney” of 2020

Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her on February 8 for “Muffins with McCraney.” It is the community’s chance to get caught up on what’s going on at Metro Council and assist their Councilwoman with the completion of the District 7 strategic plan for 2020.  

Jan 31 2020 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 8th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 8th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman and discuss any questions or concerns they may have.  

Jan 31 2020 Neighborhood Place partners celebrate Black History Month and host other events during February

Neighborhood Place partners will help host several events in February including the 8th annual “African American Read-In” at Southwick Community Center in honor of Black History Month, as well as multiple hiring events for the upcoming Census, Sodexo and the Kentucky Health Career Center.To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 31 2020 This February, find the origins of distilling and period music at Locust Grove

Book Celebration with Gwynne Tuell Potts
Sunday, February 2, 2:00 pm

Jan 30 2020 Councilwoman Purvis partners with Omega Psi Phi for a neighborhood cleanup on West Chestnut Street this Saturday

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) is partnering with the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity on Saturday, February 1st for a neighborhood cleanup between the 2400 to 2600 blocks of West Chestnut Street.

Jan 29 2020 The Forever Young Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Jan 29 2020 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 29

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Jan 28 2020 Mayor, UPS sign extension of Metropolitan College program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer joined UPS Vice President Tracy Roberts and representatives from the University of Louisville and Jefferson Community and Technical College at UPS Worldport today to ceremonially sign a memorandum of association (MOA) for extension of the Metropolitan College program. This partnership provides Metro College participants with employment and tuition-free educational opportunities.

Jan 27 2020 Louisville Census Office celebrates grand opening

censusMayor Greg Fischer today joined U.S. Census Bureau representatives and community leaders to officially open the Louisville Census office.