Articles by DawnYankeelov

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UK Art Tour puts Kentuckian Artist Michael Waddell on World Stage

The Photographic Angle linked with the Royal Photographic Society has chosen some of Louisville Artist Michael J. Waddell’s artistic work, where he captures the “kinetic energy” of jazz performers, for their upcoming exhibition in the United Kingdom.  These pieces will be in Photographic Angle’s forthcoming art exhibition titled, Performance. This will be the Louisville artist’s premier entry on the world stage of photographic art. The Performance exhibition will begin July 6, 2013 and run through July 10, 2013 at the Camberley Building B, Watchmoor Park, GU153YL UK. The next engagement will be  July 13, 2013 through  July 17, 2013 at…


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March 5: Threatstop, and Strothman Technology Solutions Will Educate the Technology community at the Inaugural TALK Event

(Louisville, KY—Feb. 13, 2013)—The first inaugural TALK public meeting will be held on March 5th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the Brown-Forman Playroom, 626 W. Main St. (across from 21C).  TALK stands for the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky. The meeting sponsors are:  Strothman Technology Solutions, a division of Strothman & Company, and the Louisville office of Resources Global Professionals. From 77 offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, RGP serves 1,900 clients in 66 countries with project based operational consulting, particularly in the areas of accounting & finance, human capital, information management and supply chain management. Strothman…


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Locally-Produced Film Debuts on July 11th at Stonybrook 20 Theater in Jtown

On July 11th, Louisville will see the premiere opening of Out of Frame, a 40-minute neo-noir short film, produced in Louisville with local talent at the Stonybrook 20 theater, 2745 South Hurstbourne Parkway, at 8 PM.  Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.  The film is unrated, and contains mature themes, violence, and brief nudity.  A question and answer period will take place with the cast and crew immediately following the film opening.  Tentatively at press time, a nearby after-party is anticipated and will be announced at the event, which is expected to begin at 9 PM,…


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June 26th Event on new Health Plan That Lowers Costs for Employers

Employers are embracing a new model for their health insurance plans, and benefits, through a recently-organized alliance called Community Health Solutions, LLC, based in Louisville, Ky.  An overview and lively discussion with the area CEOs in attendance will be presented on June 26th at a special breakfast, from 7:45 AM to 9:15AM at the Faulkner Building, 10200 Forest Green Blvd., in the lower level conference room.  Community Health Solutions, LLC, will unveil a new model that encompasses partial self-funding with a benefit and wellness approach that allows for improving healthcare outcomes, while lowering costs.  To register for this free event,…


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ICANN’s Selection of New Domains May include Louisville’s Commercial Connect

Retailers, brands, and celebrities will be impacted over the next 12 months as evaluation begins in June on the many new generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) up for delegation in this year.  This includes a possible game-changing .shop domain from Louisville’s Commercial Connect on 3rd St.  housed in the Bernheim Mansion.  Generic Top Level Domains are the extensions that make up a website address like .com, .org. and .biz.  The official round closing for applications is on May 30th.  Primary considerations for retailers, corporations, and registries applying, and paying the ICANN fee of $185,000 per gTLD, included protection of intellectual…


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Bare Heart Buddy: A New Business That Helps Those Grieving or in Separation

When we are hurting, children and adults want to hug and hold.  When someone dies, it is not surprising that all of us may find a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle close that somehow reminds of what seems fleeting—that love is endless and timeless.  This is the message that Bare Hearts, a new business created by Louisvillian and Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) Molly Eiche, has established in its line of teddy bears that are filled with keepsakes for people to cope with trauma and grief.  The company is now expanding to working with hospitals and other healthcare circles that…


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Annmarie’s Art Breakfast on Derby Approaches for Art Aficionados

Derby time approaches with all manner of events and networking opportunities…..The 3rd Annual Annmarie’s Art Breakfast on Derby sponsored by Norton Healthcare and Red e App will benefit Murray State University art students through a special scholarship fund, and area artists from the Louisville Artists Syndicate, an auxillary group of the Louisville Visual Arts Association. The event will be hosted by the late artist Annmarie Campbell’s mother, Dawn Marie Yankeelov, at the United Way Building, 334 E. Broadway, from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM on the morning of the Kentucky Derby.  Louisville’s Mayor Greg Fischer will be present as well…


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Wellspring Announces Date & Headliners For 14th Annual Derby Preview Party

Derby attire is beginning to be considered and one of the biggest and first evening events related to the Kentucky Derby season is rapidly approaching: the 14th Annual Wellspring Derby Preview Party. The event will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from  5:30 to 9:00 pm on Millionaires Row 4th Floor at Churchill Downs. A sell-out crowd of 500 guests is anticipated for this “signature event” of the Derby season.  John Asher will join in as the master of ceremonies, and handicapper Bill Doolittle will offer “insider” tips for Derby day. Guests will have an opportunity to bid on live…


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Mobile Platform Red e App Launches With Local Retailers

Louisville-based Red e App, a new mobile application platform, announced its roster of beta customers today, demonstrating how customer engagement is evolving for multi-channel communications that drive diverse sales models.  Key first clients include:  Fleet Feet Sports Louisville, Leadership Louisville, Fat Jimmy’s Pizza, Gray’s College Bookstore, Quills and Comfy Cow Handcrafted Ice Cream and Desserts.  Additionally, Red e App is working with large health care systems and key academic institutions in building efficient mobile communications that benefit and enhance the engagement between all parties. LIBA, Louisville’s Independent Business Alliance, assists its member businesses in group branding and marketing to promote…


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Bourbon Barrel Foods: 20% of the Company’s Sales Come from Online Valentines and Holiday Shoppers

By Dawn Yankeelov Bourbon Barrel Foods sees a blockbuster Valentine’s Day this week, in part, because consumers like you, in Louisville and Southern Indiana, shopped online this weekend for that gift that says “Kentucky.”  Matt Jamie, founder and CEO, of Louisville-based Bourbon Barrel Foods, notes that people get very specific in their online gift searches, typing in “artisan soy sauce,” and chefs across the country are also right there with the local shoppers.  He says 18% of all orders in 2011 were from chefs, sharing with fellow restaurant owners, and spreading the word.  “As a former chef,” says Jamie, “that’s…