Dec 3 2014 Confluent Health Chooses Louisville for Corporate Headquarters

Another health care company -- Confluent Health LLC -- is locating its headquarters in Louisville and bringing new jobs, Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Dec 3 2014 Studio 2000 Holiday Art Sale and Exhibit

Studio 2000 Artwork sample

Dec 3 2014 Louisville Adds College Educated Citizens, But Has More Work Ahead

Louisville is making strides in building a more educated workforce – increasing high school and college graduation rates with 37,000 associate and bachelor’s degrees awarded at local colleges since 2010. But, concerns about cost and the value of a college degree are behind a troubling drop in college enrollment nationally and locally.

Dec 2 2014 2015 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book On Sale Now

The 2015 Louisville Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is available for purchase, just in time for holiday gift-giving.

The $25 Golf Discount Book offers a potential savings of $2,300, with a wide range of discounts on golf rounds, individual and group lessons, club fittings, and more:
•    Twilight rates, twice per month, at each Metro Parks Golf Course during 2015
•    $2 off 18-hole cart rentals, twice per month

Dec 2 2014 Louisville Adds College Educated Citizens, But Has More Work Ahead

55,000 Degrees is not on track to reach 2020 goal according to 2014 Progress Report
 

Nov 26 2014 PARC Offers Free Parking for Dec. 3 "Coyote's Acoustic Concert"

One of the largest collections of country music singers will be performing at KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday, December 3, in honor of the retirement of 35-year 97.5 WAMZ host, Coyote Calhoun, and PARC wants to join the celebration by accepting donations in lieu of the $10 parking fee.

Nov 25 2014 Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 6, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This community holiday celebration will include photo opportunities with Santa, arriving by horse-drawn wagon at 3 p.m., as well as holiday craft activities for children, and musical performances by area church and school choirs. Other featured activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, and a silent auction of holiday wreaths.

Nov 25 2014 Louisville Metro Surplus Vehicle Auction, December 2, 2014, 9am

Louisville Metro Surplus Vehicle Auction

Louisville Metro Government will hold a surplus vehicle auction on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 @ 9:00 AM at the Fleet Services Lot, 3515 Newburg Road – weather permitting.  

Approximately 60 vehicles, including many Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors will be up for auction.

Nov 24 2014 New City Website Provides Quicker, Better Service to Citizens

City government has launched a new, much improved website that makes it easier for citizens to access services and information – whether they are on a desktop computer, tablet or mobile device, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Nov 21 2014 Develop Louisville Announces New Pricing Policy to Buy Publically-Owned Vacant Property

Develop Louisville (the city’s newly formed real estate development arm of Louisville Forward), has a new pricing policy for hundreds of properties that citizens can buy from the city.  This pricing policy is meant to make purchasing a property from the city more transparent and predictable, while also encouraging redevelopment of these vacant properties.

Nov 20 2014 Mayor Fischer Names Katina Whitlock Director of Community Services

 

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Katina Whitlock as the new Director of Louisville Metro Community Services, the department which reduces homelessness, assists with household financial stability, advocates for targeted populations and improves the overall quality of life for families across our community.

 

 

Nov 19 2014 Louisville Water Tower Park & WaterWorks Museum Win Preservation Award

Wednesday, November 19, 2014Preservation Louisville recently named Louisville Water Tower Park one of "Louisville's Top 10 Preservation Successes."  This award recognizes preservation projects that have successfully rehabilitated and returned a historic building to productive use. The renovated and restored interior of Pumping Station No. 1, located on Zorn Avenue and River Road, was built between1858 and 1860 as part of the city’s original Water Works.

Nov 18 2014 Mayor Receives National Leadership Award for Compassion

Citing his progress in making Louisville a globally-regarded city for caring and compassion, a coalition of international organizations has honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion.

Nov 15 2014 Commissioned glass artwork dedicated at historic chapel at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

A dedication event for new glass art windows was held today at the historic Moremen Family Chapel in southwest Louisville, on the grounds of Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, 7410 Moorman Road.

The commissioned artwork, created by nationally renowned and Louisville-based artists Bob Markert and Peter Eichhorn, was made possible with a donation from Louisville Gas & Electric to the nonprofit organization that supports the historic homestead.

Nov 14 2014 “You just made history!” Louisville passes resolution supporting women, girls

Louisville, KY—Louisville, Kentucky, has taken the lead nationally and approved a resolution that will use the principles of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women as a framework for local policy aimed at ending discrimination and other forms of violence against women and girls. Only one other city in the nation has done so: San Francisco.