May 9 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, May 19th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, May 19th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

May 8 2018 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host Family Movie Night at Southwest YMCA

Council Members David Yates (D-25) and Rick Blackwell (D-12) invite the community to the first-ever Family Movie Night at the Southwest YMCA this coming Friday, May 11th. It’s a free event for the entire family.

May 8 2018 Texas Roadhouse employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 13321 Shelbyville Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 8 2018 Registration for youth summer camps now underway

May 8 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors community forum to address the impact of addiction

“Addiction 101:   The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place joins with several community partners to host a day-long forum focused on the rippling effects of addiction on Saturday, May 12.   Entitled "Addiction 101: The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”, the event will be held at Dismas Charities at St. Ann’s Center, 1515 Algonquin Pkwy., from 12 – 4 p.m.

May 8 2018 Urton Lane Press Conference May 9, 2018

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release

WHO:

Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20 
Mayor Greg Fischer
Governor Matt Bevin
Vanessa Burns, Louisville Metro Director Public Works
David Mindel, Mindel Scott & Associates
Greg Oakley, Partner, Hollenbach-Oakley

WHAT:

May 7 2018 Louisville Forward, Greater Louisville Inc., recognized as top economic development groups by Site Selection magazine

In celebration of National Economic Development Week, Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., today announced that Louisville Forward, the city’s economic development organization, and Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), the region’s chamber of commerce, have been jointly recognized as a Top U.S. Economic Development Group for 2017 by Site Selection magazine. This is a back-to-back win for the two organizations.

May 7 2018 14th annual Forest Fest coming to Jefferson Memorial Forest on Saturday, May 19

A spectacular day of Bluegrass and Americana music, food and beverages, craft vendors, and youth activities in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s fourteenth annual Forest Fest on Saturday, May 19.  

Forest Fest has been known for providing a great variety of bluegrass music; this year’s event expands on that tradition with five musical acts in the lineup. The music starts at 11:30 a.m. in the forest’s Horine Section, 12408 Holsclaw Hill Road.

May 7 2018 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 10

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 10.  The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler sponsors Breast Cancer Screenings on Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) is sponsoring Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms for Women 40 years an older on Saturday, May 12th. “Early detection of breast cancer is one of the best ways to fight this disease. It is my hope that women over 40 will take advantage of this event. Many of us know of someone who has lost a love one because of breast cancer,” says Butler.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler announces next S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler is once again encouraging pet owners to take advantage of the next S.P.O.T. Clinic for residents of District 15 set for Saturday, May 12th.

May 7 2018 Locust Grove is In Bloom Gardeners’ Fair and Silent Auction returns to Locust Grove for the 23rd year

Louisville—Historic Locust Grove will hold the 23rd Annual Gardeners’ Fair Friday, May 11, Saturday, May 12, and Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily. This hallmark event will feature over 40 vendors and demonstrators showcasing annuals, perennials, herbs, native plants, garden art, and garden tools.

May 7 2018 Mayor Fischer honors Louisville's outstanding high school seniors

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 50 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

This year’s recipients include immigrants from Somalia, Kenya, Cuba and other countries, along with students who have overcome illness, personal struggles, disabilities and behavioral issues to achieve success.

May 4 2018 Hard Rock Cafe employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant at 424 S. 4th St. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 2 2018 Mayor Fischer makes annual Derby wager with Ocala Mayor

Mayor Greg Fischer and Ocala (Florida) Mayor Kent Guinn today made their annual wager on the Kentucky Derby, placing a bottle of Woodford Reserve bourbon and Ocala brandy on the line.

This is the fifth year of the friendly wager between the mayors of the two cities, both of which are steeped in thoroughbred tradition and consider themselves spirited rivals for the status of Horse Capital of the World.