Feb 19 2020 Louisville Parks and Recreation is Searching for Seasonal Golf Employees

Louisville Parks And Recreation is looking for part-time help at Louisville’s municipal golf courses. This is a perfect job for a retiree, college student or someone who has retail experience and enjoys being around the game of golf.

Feb 13 2020 Louisville Parks and Recreation introducing Volunteer Ambassador program

Do you love parks and want to take a bigger role in your community? Do you believe in taking care of them as you would your own backyard? Louisville Parks and Recreation is seeking 10 Volunteer Ambassadors willing to keep an eye out on their neighborhood parks, help guide volunteer projects and make suggestions for park improvements.

Jan 14 2020 Mayor Fischer, community leaders announce free tax preparation service for eligible Louisville residents

Mayor Greg Fischer and other community leaders today announced the opening of free federal and state income tax preparation for eligible residents.

The Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs provide trained, IRS-certified volunteers to offer free tax services at 19 sites across the city. The service is available to individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2019.

Oct 28 2019 City honors more than 450 Retired and Senior Volunteers for service in our community

The work of more than 450 retired and senior volunteers in the Louisville area will be honored at a special event on Tues., Oct. 29.  The Louisville Metro Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) annual recognition event will take place at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave., from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The theme will be centered on “Fall & Halloween.”

Sep 23 2019 Free services offered to local homeless population on Oct. 2

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2019 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 2. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.  

Jul 26 2019 Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. 

Jun 19 2019 Louisville Parks and Recreation to host two-day “Pick Up The Parks” event

Help clean up your neighborhood park following the Fourth of July

Jun 4 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host Shawnee Community Celebration, Senior Farmer Market registrations and more

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in June include the10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration on June 15th, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program sign-ups at all eight Neighborhood Place locations, hiring opportunities by FedEx, Sodexo and the U.S. Census Bureau, and much more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

May 22 2019 City's Foster Grandparent Program celebrates 47 years of service in Louisville

The work of more than 130 Foster Grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Friday, May 24. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

Apr 10 2019 Give blood with the Red Cross during Mayor Fischer’s eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service

April is National Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Mayor Greg Fischer to host a special blood drive during the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service. The community is invited to take part in the inaugural Mayor’s Give A Day Blood Drive, Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S. 4th St. in Louisville.

Apr 8 2019 Metro Councilman Engel, Brightside, Fern Creek Community Association and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22), Brightside, the Fern Creek Community Association and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 13, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Mar 18 2019 "March for Meals" raises awareness of hunger, the elderly
Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 17th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 12 2019 Mayor says SummerWorks ‘crucial’ to nurturing youth, developing city’s talent pipeline

Summer jobs are critical to developing the community’s youth and building a stronger local economy, Mayor Greg Fischer said today in launching the SummerWorks jobs program for 2019.

The program partners with companies and non-profits to provide good summer employment for young people age 16-21.

Mar 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host the Fifth Third E-Bus, a summer resource fair for youth and much more in March

Neighborhood Place partners have planned numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family in March. Activities include the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, a prom dress giveaway, a summer opportunities resource fair, a mindfulness workshop and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.