Aug 16 2018 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 16

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. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year.

Sep 22 2017 LMPD adopts new policy on working with ICE

Police will only respond in case of warrant, when crime occurs, or when there is a clear public danger

Police Chief Steve Conrad and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today a new policy that outlines the city’s role in working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.

Mar 7 2017 World Trade Center Kentucky announces Importers/Exporters Bootcamp in Louisville

The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) announces a new Importer/Exporter Boot Camp seminar to take place March 15, 2017 in in Louisville, Ky.

The Importer/Exporter Boot Camp covers topics for established businesses interested in buying and selling in international markets, and for entrepreneurs who are ready to start their own import business here in the United States.

Mar 6 2017 2017 South Points Scenic Area Map unveiled

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council President David Yates were joined by local business owners and civic leaders today to unveil the 2017 South Points Scenic Area Map and calendar of events in front of the new American Pharoah exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum near Churchill Downs.

Dec 16 2016 Mayor Fischer and GLI President/CEO Kent Oyler unveil Global Louisville Action Plan

Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, President and CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. (GLI), the metro chamber of commerce, were joined by members of Louisville’s foreign-born and professional communities today as they unveiled the Global Louisville Action Plan.

The plan is a collaborative effort among the Mayor’s Office, GLI and hundreds of community members, and outlines key strategies to attract, retain and grow Louisville’s foreign-born population and workforce. It provides an overview of the region’s foreign-born population and a set of action steps to increase the number of immigrants here and their capacity to thrive. 

Nov 25 2015 Mayor Fischer Opens Heritage Green Neighborhood Activity Center

Heritage Green, one of the largest multifamily projects in the region, opened a new activity center today in South Louisville. The completion of this space was made possible by a unique partnership between the Louisville Redevelopment Authority, Underhill Associates, Metro Parks and Louisville Metro Government.

Aug 4 2015 Mayor Fischer announces Bryan Warren will lead Louisville’s globalization efforts

Citing his vision to meet the needs and grow Louisville’s international population, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Bryan Warren will lead the city’s globalization efforts.