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Living Green Wall Build In Park DuValle Enhances Quality Of Life And Neighborhood Engagement
Come be a part of the neighborhood project that cleans dense heat & pollution that hurt our health! The Living
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President James Thanks The Community For Helping SWMS Impound 6th Vehicle Of The Year
President David James (D-6) is sending praise to the community for giving an assist to Solid Waste Management Enforcement Officers
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Louisville Metro To Honor Carl Owen
On Friday, July 26, 2019 at 10AM, Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20), Kevin Kramer (District 11) and Robin Engel
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  • Coming To The Exposition Center This Month (8/2/2019)

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new KY Exposition Center website for events that are happening right here in Louisville. Be sure to check the specifics for the event that catches your eye since not all events are free!

    Right now, the National Street Rod Association Nationals is ending Day 2 of 4 at the Expo Center. Doors open tomorrow morning at 7 AM and admission is $19 for adults, $6 for children under 12 (free for children five and younger).

    Starting August 6, the 2019 KY State Fair Quarter Horse Show will be taking place as it always does before the actual Fair. The event is held in Broadbent arena as well as Freedom Hall, and it is free to the public. Following the Quarter Horse Show, is the 2019 KY State Fair Presented by Gencanna. The Fair takes place August 15 – 25 this year and will feature the 2019 World’s Championship Horse Show at the same time (August 17-24). Tickets to the Horse Show are separate from the admission price of the Fair.

    Ending the month will be the KY Flea Market Labor Day Spectacular, which will run August 30-September 2. Admission is free to the public. On the last day on the month, the KY Expo Center will also host the Yugioh! Regional Qualifier. The event is free for spectators, but will cost competitors $20 Competitors will be competing for a chance to be invited the 2020 National Championship. More information about the tournament can be found on the Bluegrass Magic Gameshop website.

    If you have not yet visited the brand new KY Exposition Center website, you should head over there and check it out. It looks much nicer and is easier to navigate.

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Public Health And Wellness And Louisville Grows Offer Nutrition Class To Prevent Lead Poisoning
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, in partnership with Louisville Grows, is holding a free Lead Poisoning
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Mayor Fischer Appoints Dwayne Clark As Director Of Louisville Metro Corrections
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he’s appointed Dwayne Clark as the new Director of the Louisville Metro Department of
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Councilwoman Purvis Encourages The Community To Come Out For The 10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Festival
 For the tenth year in a row, the Shawnee Ministries and Community Collaborative is bringing a community celebration to the
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New And Improved 311 And Business Portals Launch June 19
Louisville Metro Government’s work to replace and improve the city’s work order system, business portal and 311 reporting system is
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Age-Friendly Louisville Raises Awareness For World Elder Abuse Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is this Saturday, June 15, 2019. This annual day of awareness calls attention to a
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Louisville Syngery Project Aims To Strengthen Relationships Between Police And Community
Mayor Greg Fischer, Police Chief Steve Conrad and Louisville Metro Government Chief Equity Officer Kellie Watson today launched the Synergy
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Family Farm & Forage Day To Be Held At Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing
A fun – and free – family event will take place on the banks of the Ohio River in southwest
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County Attorney Delinquent Child Support List Shows More Than $96 Million Owed
Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell released his annual publication of delinquent child support obligors on Monday, June 10. “Louisville, we
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Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities Release Comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy
Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to
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President James Announces Historic City Hall Clock Tower Will Glow Like A Rainbow For PRIDE Week
President David James (D-6) has announced than in conjunction with PRIDE Week, the Clock Tower at Historic City Hall will
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Mayor Fischer Declares June 10-17 Pride Week In Louisville
Mayor Fischer today joined Metro Council representatives, Karen Williams, President & CEO of Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter
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Louisville Metro Government Recognized As High-Performing City In Equipt To Innovate Survey
Louisville Metro Government has earned a top ranking in the third annual Equipt to Innovate survey, a Living Cities and
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President James Encourages Everyone To Experience The 26th Annual Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour
The Victorian Mansions of Old Louisville have been a favorite tourist attraction for many over the years. But did you
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New Brand For Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
Today history was made as the new brand for the recently renamed Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) was officially
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Enforcement Of The Children’s Meal Ordinance Goes Into Effect Friday
Enforcement of the Children’s Menu Ordinance will begin Friday, June 7. The ordinance applies to all restaurants in Louisville that
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Public Safety Committee To Learn More About LMPD Traffic Stop Policy
The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on the recently announced Traffic Stop
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Neighborhood Place Partners Host Shawnee Community Celebration, Senior Farmer Market Registrations And More
Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in June include the10th Annual
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Louisville Launches LouTechWorks
Mayor Greg Fischer announced the launch of LouTechWorks, an initiative to boost Louisville’s efforts to rapidly expand its tech talent pipeline
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City To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Iconic Dirt Bowl With Tournament, Series Of Community Events
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the iconic Dirt Bowl tournament is returning for a historic 50th year with plans to
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Free Electric Fans For Seniors And Disabled Individuals On June 8
Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide
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