Nov 20 2015 Louisville hosts international chess tournament teaching valuable skills to youth

Mayor Greg Fischer welcomed more than 200 school children from around the world to Louisville as they participate in the 2015 Susan Polgar Foundation World Open chess tournament at the historic Brown Hotel in Louisville, Nov. 20-22.  

Nov 17 2015 REimage Will Offer Youth a Second Chance and Help Break the Cycle of Crime, Violence

Mayor Greg Fischer today launched REImage, an initiative set to help young adults in aspects from continuing their education to getting a job to coping with drug and alcohol issues. One hundred local young adults will get a second chance at success through this new city initiative.

Nov 16 2015 The Software Guild Celebrates New Louisville Location

Marking the expansion of its Louisville location, The Software Guild, a 12-week coding bootcamp which teaches .NET and Java skills, held a ribbon cutting ceremony today in celebration of its new office space. This addition to The Software Guild’s instructional space for students is on its recently opened location, which just began offering classes in September.

Nov 14 2015 New Artistic Bus Shelter Unveiled in SoBro Louisville

Mayor Fischer joined local SoBro neighborhood leaders to unveil Louisville’s newest artistic bus shelter today.

The ribbon cutting was combined with a neighborhood tree planting event aimed at increasing sustainability efforts in the neighborhood. Volunteers from the SoBro Louisville Neighborhood Association planted 22 trees on West Kentucky Street, South 1st Street and West Breckinridge Street.

Nov 13 2015 Cellar Door Chocolates Opens Third Retail Location in Downtown Louisville

Cellar Door Chocolates, a gourmet chocolate confectionary, celebrated a ribbon cutting for the opening of its third retail location at 601A South Fourth Street today. Cellar Door Chocolates was started in 2007 as a wholesale, gourmet chocolate confectionary in Louisville, KY. Over the past eight years, owner Erika Chavez-Graziano and her team have built a reputation on Cellar Door’s handmade truffles, Bourbon buttercreams, sea salt caramels, toffees and barks.

Nov 12 2015 Metro Snow Team Battle Ready

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 12, 2015) – Louisville Metro’s Snow Team is ready for whatever Mother Nature brings our way this winter, Mayor Greg Fischer declared today. Fischer was surrounded by the 265-member Snow Team and an assortment of plows and other snow fighting equipment during the announcement at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

Nov 11 2015 Louisville Metro Earns Strong Bond Ratings

Three nationally recognized credit rating services have given high marks to Louisville’s credit worthiness, citing Metro Government’s experienced management, financial policies and positive economic trends.

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.