May 10 2016 “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off 2016 Free Summer Movies Season at Iroquois Amphitheater

Dracula’s fear that his grandson may be all-human is part of the fun when 2015’s American 3D computer animated fantasy-comedy film “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 14th. 

Apr 22 2016 Wilderness Louisville, community partners bring two new shelters to Jefferson Memorial Forest

Two new program shelters - the result of a major fundraising effort from Wilderness Louisville and with the support of various local businesses – were dedicated today at Jefferson Memorial Forest in honor of Earth Day and Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day week of service.

Mar 31 2016 Metro Council sponsored 2016 tour of “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Romeo and Juliet” begins on Friday, April 8th

For a third year, several members of the Louisville Metro Council are sponsoring “Shakespeare in the Parks” in conjunction with Kentucky Shakespeare. This year’s production is the classic tale of star-crossed lovers “Romeo and Juliet.”  The 2016 Tour includes many area and neighborhood parks in Metro Louisville. 

Mar 15 2016 Council Members Flood, Welch and Peden sponsor FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention with Naloxone

This week, Louisville Metro Police released numbers showing a dramatic increase in the number of times officers have administered Naloxone to overdose victims in Metro Louisville just since the beginning of this year. Metro Council members Madonna Flood (D-24), Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), and James Peden (R-23) will sponsor the next free Naloxone (Narcan) training session for the public on Tuesday, March 22nd

Mar 10 2016 Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health kick off new Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Program


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Louisville Metro Council
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Mar 9 2016 New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off Thursday, March 10, 2016

New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off

Event:      Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health to Unveil New Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Where:     6th Street and Jefferson (Between Metro Hall and City Hall)

When:      Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Mar 4 2016 Councilwoman Welch advises motorists construction begins next week on the $5 Million Fairdale Roundabout Project

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is asking motorists to be aware that construction is set to begin next week on the $5 million Fairdale Roundabout Project.

Feb 24 2016 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders at 14th Annual Black History Month program

On Thursday, February 25th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 14th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 8 2016 Councilwoman Welch hosts District 13 Health Fair and Mammography Screening on Friday, February 19th

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is encouraging women to go on the offensive to fight a deadly disease and live a healthier lifestyle at the 2016 District 13 Health Fair and Mammography Screening on Friday, February 19th.

Dec 11 2015 Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch Reappointed to National League of Cities Human Development Committee

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Human Development committee. 

Dec 7 2015 Help Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus Collect Toys for Local Children at City Hall

City Hall will now become “Santa’s Workshop South” for the next 10 days as Councilwoman Jessica Green and Councilman Kelly Downard team up encouraging people to donate new, unwrapped toys for the children of women incarcerated at the Pee Wee Valley Correction Center. 

Dec 3 2015 Councilmembers Yates and Welch to participate in “Shop with a Hero” on Saturday, December 5th

On December 5th, Councilman David Yates (D-25) and Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) will join a special group of people who will bring holiday cheer to local children in need when they participate in the Eighth Annual “Shop with a Hero” Program hosted by the Valley View Church.

Nov 16 2015 Metro Council Members host Transforming Dixie Highway T.I.G.E.R. Grant Community Information Meeting

It is a project designed to bring one of the busiest transportation corridors in Metro Louisville into the 21 Century. On Wednesday, November 18th, several members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a Community Information Meeting to focus on the recent awarding of a $16. 9 million T.I.G.E.R Grant for the purpose of transforming Dixie Highway.

Oct 12 2015 Councilwoman Welch to host 13th Annual Trick or Treat Street with Fairdale Community Club

Little ghosts and goblins of District 13 have a very special event waiting for them when Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club host the 13th Annual Trick or Treat Street on Thursday, October  22nd.

Sep 16 2015 Councilwoman Welch encourages everyone to come out and enjoy the 85th Annual Fairdale Community Fair

One of the oldest community fairs in the area will celebrate pride and unity when the 85th Annual Fairdale Community Fair gets underway on Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 19th.