Nov 9 2015 Auto Supplier Grupo Antolin to Open Two Facilities in Louisville

Grupo Antolin, one of the largest global manufacturers of interior components for the automotive industry, will locate two facilities in Louisville, creating 200 jobs through a more than $13.7 million investment, Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

Nov 6 2015 Over 200 Brightside Volunteers to Plant 150 Trees on West Broadway

Brightside will hold its seasonal planting event Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Over 200 volunteers will join Brightside, who has partnered with the Division of Community Forestry, to plant approximately 150 trees on West Broadway from 20th Street to Shawnee Park.

Nov 5 2015 West Louisville to receive $5 million in community benefits from biodigester project

STAR BioEnergy and Heaven Hill Brands plan to invest $5 million in community-building efforts in west Louisville, as part of an energy-producing, waste-reducing project at 17th and Maple streets.

Nov 4 2015 2015 Sustainability Summit: Improving Our Air Quality

As part of their continuing mission to improve sustainability efforts in the community, the Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability and the Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) are co-hosting the second annual Sustainability Summit on Friday, November 6 with an evening reception on November 5.

Nov 3 2015 Louisville Metro Government named Top Digital City

Louisville Metro Government is one of America’s top digital cities, according to e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government (The Center).

This is the fifth year in a row Louisville has been on the list, placing second this year.

Nov 2 2015 Louisville meeting challenge to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015

Mayor Greg Fischer joined community partners today to announce a major success in the commitment to end veteran homelessness in Louisville.

Oct 29 2015 UPS to Invest Nearly $310 Million in Louisville Centennial Hub

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), the world’s largest package delivery company, will increase its presence in Louisville with as many as 300 new full- and part-time jobs through a nearly $310 million investment in its ground shipping operation, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

Oct 29 2015 UPS to Invest Nearly $310 Million in Louisville Centennial Hub

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), the world’s largest package delivery company, will increase its presence in Louisville with as many as 300 new full- and part-time jobs through a nearly $310 million investment in its ground shipping operation, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

Oct 28 2015 Local Developer Applying for State Tourism Tax Credits to Support New Arts and Culture District

The Paristown Pointe Preservation Trust will be applying for tourism tax credits to bring a $28 million project to the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The Paristown Pointe neighborhood, historically settled by French immigrants, is a wedge-shaped area bounded by Broadway to the north, Barret Avenue to the east, Kentucky Street to the south and an elevated rail line that runs parallel to Swan Street on the west.

Oct 28 2015 Local Developer Applying for State Tourism Tax Credits to Support New Arts and Culture District

The Paristown Pointe Preservation Trust will be applying for tourism tax credits to bring a $28 million project to the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The Paristown Pointe neighborhood, historically settled by French immigrants, is a wedge-shaped area bounded by Broadway to the north, Barret Avenue to the east, Kentucky Street to the south and an elevated rail line that runs parallel to Swan Street on the west.

Oct 27 2015 Yarmuth, Beshear, Fischer Announce $16.9 Million Federal Grant for Dixie Highway

 A huge swath of Dixie Highway, from Broadway to the Gene Snyder Freeway, soon will be transformed into a modern, safer, more pedestrian-friendly corridor, thanks to a $16.9 million federal grant announced today by U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer.

Oct 26 2015 High School Students Visit Local Companies to Experience Manufacturing Jobs

From the assembly line to engineering to precision stamping and molding, nearly 150 area students are getting an up close and hands-on view of manufacturing at five companies this week.

The tours were developed by KentuckuckianaWorks and Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana as part of a series of activities during national Manufacturing Month.

Oct 22 2015 Second Annual Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Veterans Community Alliance (VCAL) of Louisville announced today the second annual Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Named 2015 Model City for Compassion

Represents fourth year winning national award

For the fourth year in a row, the Charter for Compassion International has named Louisville as its Model Compassionate City. (Visit Charter for Compassion's Sponsor a Child webpage.)

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Awarded Grant from the Kauffman Foundation

Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Office of Civic Innovation announced today that Louisville will be awarded a $25,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation’s “Recipes for Growth” Challenge.