Jun 9 2015 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson to Host District 20 Dialogue Featuring the Urton Lane Corridor Project

Informational Meeting Regarding the Urton Lane Corridor from Taylorsville Road to Rehl Road

Jun 9 2015 “The LEGO Movie” is June’s Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater

June’s Free Summer Movie, The LEGO Movie, is set for this Saturday, June 13th at Iroquois Amphitheater at 8:00pm.

Jun 8 2015 River Metals Recycling Offers Incentives for 9th District Residents

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) is announcing an opportunity for 9th District Residents to “get green for going green”.  River Metals Recycling (RMR) and the 9th District are partnering to offer incentives for 9th District residents to recycle metal from June 22-27, which corresponds with junk pick up in the District.

Jun 8 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton announces the return of the District 5 Friday Night Movies in the Park for the summer of 2015

As a way to welcome summer, Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton announces the return of a great family event when the District 5 “Free Friday Night Movies in the Park” gets underway in District 5 on Friday, June 19th in Chickasaw Park

Jun 8 2015 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, June 13th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, June 13th. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman

Jun 5 2015 Mayor outlines parks budget investments at Mary T. Meagher aquatic facility

A critically needed new pool filter at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center is part of the $7.4 million in parks improvements and maintenance included in Mayor Greg Fischer’s recommended city budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Fischer and parks’ officials outlined the investments at the Mary T., one of the most heavily used parks facilities, which hosts tens of thousands of users and groups of all ages each year. 

Jun 4 2015 Seventh Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival at the Little Loomhouse set for Saturday, June 6th

Long before there was an internet, Ipad, TV or Radio, it was the storyteller who would spin yarns and tell tall tales of folklore or history to keep audiences of young and old alike entertained and fascinated through the spoken word. This Saturday, you can relive the feel of those days when the Little Loomhouse presents The Seventh Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival sponsored by Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21).

Jun 3 2015 Councilwoman Shanklin announces free used furniture available to flood or fire victims, and those in need this Friday and Saturday

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces there will be a giveaway of free used furniture for those who have been affected by flooding or fire damage in the last two months

Jun 3 2015 Employee of the Month for June

We are proud to announce Shannon Riley is our June employee of the month. 

 

Here’s what her co-worker Deanna had to say:

 

Jun 3 2015 LMAS Joins KHS in Offering $5 Cat Adoptions Every Friday in June

LOUISVILLE KY – To celebrate Adopt a Shelter Cat month, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) are joining together to offer $5 Feline Fridays in June. Adoptions for adult cats will be just $5 on June 5, 12, 19 and 26.

 

The $5 Feline Fridays adoption special is designed to help cats age one year or older find great homes faster.

 

Jun 3 2015 Impact of Kentucky Automotive Industry Tops $14 Billion

Joined by Gov. Steve Beshear and industry leaders, the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association (KAIA) shared results today of the first in-depth study of the significant fiscal and economic impact of Kentucky’s automotive industry.

Jun 3 2015 Councilman Johnson encourages community to celebrate at the Americana Community Center 25th World Festival

For the last 25 years, it has been a celebration that brings the local community together to share and celebrate the cultural heritages of the people in the Louisville Metro area.      This Saturday, Councilman Dan Johnson encourages the community to come out and experience the Americana Community Center’s 25th Annual World Festival as it continues the tradition of sharing the history of all members of the community.

Jun 2 2015 Mayor Fischer and Governor Beshear Celebrate Governor's Cup Award in Louisville

Mayor Fischer joined Gov. Beshear and community officials to celebrate Site Selection magazine naming Kentucky the top state for economic development projects per capita last year. The nationally acclaimed publication also recognizes Kentucky’s top metropolitan areas for their economic development successes, ranking Louisville ninth in the top tier category for population over 1 million.

Jun 2 2015 Louisville SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to Close Soon

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, it’s Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in Louisville, Kentucky will close in the coming days. The DLOC at the Okolona Fire Protection District House will close on Thursday, June 4 at close of business. The DLOC at the Beechmont Community Center will close on Thursday, June 11 at close of business.

Jun 1 2015 Mayor Fischer announces 80 summer learning programs for youth, teenagers

From safari camps at the Louisville Zoo to reading programs in the libraries to an online brain chase game at community centers, Louisville is offering over 80 learning programs for students during the summer break, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.