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LouisvilleKY’s Barrell Craft Spirits releases new line

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barrell Craft Spirits of Louisville, KY is pleased to announce the introduction of its Barrell Craft Spirits line, a perfect complement to the Company’s award-winning batch releases. This fall, the company will introduce this premium new line in three limited releases: Barrell Craft Spirits Bourbon – a complex blend of 15-year-old straight bourbon whiskeys bottled at peak maturity Barrell Craft Spirits Whiskey – a 25-year-old American whiskey finished in Sercial Madeira barrels Barrell Craft Spirits Rum – a complex blend of 13- to 21-year-old vintage rum from Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana Whiskey reviewer Fred Minnick recently named Barrell Craft Spirits Bourbon his Best American…


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WellCare Launches Digital Life Coach Program for At-Risk Foster Youth in LouisvilleKY and beyond

Program Aims to Help Those Aging out of Kentucky’s Foster Care System LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla.,/PRNewswire/ — Each year, as many as 20,000 young people “age out” of the foster care system many without strong family relationships or community connections to help them navigate their lives ahead. In Kentucky, these young adults age out of the foster care system at 18 years old and are faced with a number of important life decisions to make around their health, safety and education.According to statistics, 25 percent of aged-out foster youth experience homelessness in their first four years on their own; are at seven times the rate compared to…


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Messer/Harmon JV to build LouisvilleKY’s soccer stadium

Same firm did Cardinal Stadium expansion; strong minority commitment LOUISVILLE – Messer/Harmon JV has been selected to build Louisville City Football Club’s new stadium in the historic and burgeoning Butchertown area. Construction begins in earnest this week. Messer Construction is one of the region’s largest building contracters and is employee-owned with nearly 120 works n the Louisville area. Harmon Construction, based in North Vernon, Ind., has strong ties to Louisville. William A. “Billy” Harmon, the firm’s president, played basketball for the University of Louisville from 1973–77. Messer and Harmon previously teamed up to manage the expansion of the University of Louisville’s…


USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships

USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships to be held in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY – The USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships will be held Dec. 11-16, 2018, at Joe Creason Park, the first time the event has been held in Louisville. The national championships will feature nearly 2,000 top professional and amateur riders competing over the course of the week from 45 states.   Forty-two national titles are on the line; male and female national champions will be crowned in the Junior, Senior, Collegiate, U23, Masters and Elite categories. Athletes range in age from 10 to 85 years old.   The event will be held on a cyclocross course at Joe Creason…


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JCPS asks LouisvilleKY parents and community for input

Louisville, KY., —Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) has opened a survey to gather input from parents, students and community members as the district reviews and considers changes to its student assignment plan. The survey runs through Friday, Dec. 21. “Community input is absolutely vital to this process,” JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio said. “The survey offers another avenue for families and stakeholders to weigh in on the issues and values that are important to them as the district reviews and updates how students are assigned to school. Our goal is clear: maintain our commitment to a diverse learning environment and meet the needs…


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LouisvilleKY’s small businesses Host Annual hoLOUdays Contest

Louisville, KY  – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) has officially launched its annual Buy Local, Win $1000 hoLOUdays Contest. Now through January 2nd, shoppers can enter to win a $1,000 LIBA gift card at any of the 450+ LIBA member retailers. More info and official contest rules are available at keeplouisvilleweird.com/hoLOUdays. New this year, LIBA will host “12 Nights of hoLOUdays,” a series of special events held at different local retailers. The first event will be held Tuesday, November 27, 4pm-7pm at Red Tree, 701 E. Market Street, and will feature complimentary cookies, 50% off all holiday ornaments, and a drawing for a $50…


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Registration to train for LouisvilleKY’s famous road race is now open

 Louisville, KY., – If you’re planning to run or walk your way to the finish line of the Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon or Marathon in April, the Norton Sports Health FREE Training Program will give you a jumpstart. The 15-week program helps prepare runners and walkers for the Derby Festival’s road races.  Registration for the FREE program is now open online at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com. The Norton Sports Health Training Program offers training guidelines and weekly group runs for participants of all levels of experience. The first 800 who register for both the Training Program, AND the Derby Festival miniMarathon or Marathon will receive…


HUMANA FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN PLAYS

LouisvilleKY’s Actors Theatre Releases Famous festival lineup

FEATURING WORLD PREMIERES BY Kara Lee Corthron Emily Feldman Dave Harris Lucas Hnath Ismail Khalidi Matthew Paul Olmos Lily Padilla Naomi Wallace Louisville, KY – Actors Theatre of Louisville proudly announces the lineup for the 43rd Humana Festival of New American Plays.  A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Humana Festival runs March 1 through April 7, 2019 in Louisville. This year’s Festival program will feature five world premieres, listed in order of first performance: We’ve Come to Believe by Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Feldman and Matthew Paul Olmos The Corpse Washer adapted by Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace, from the novel of the same name by Sinan…


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This is not a good list for LouisvilleKY

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ahead of one of the busiest travel days of the year, Terminix, a leading provider of termite and pest control services and a ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) company, today released its 2018 ranking of the top 25 most bed bug-infested cities in the country. Cleveland crawled its way to the top of the list for a second consecutive year, followed by Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Ohio had the most cities on the list, taking four of the top ten spots. Texas, Tennessee and Pennsylvania each had two cities make the list. Terminix based its rankings on the number of…


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Boys & Girls Clubs In LouisvilleKY and Kentucky Awarded New Grants By The Anthem Foundation

LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — Through Triple Play, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Anthem Foundation are delivering education and programming that promotes the importance of physical activity and proper nutrition, and enables youth to build the skills needed to overcome environmental factors that can negatively impact health and wellness. Thanks to $35,000 in Triple Play grants from the Anthem Foundation, more youth will have access to health and wellness programming in Kentucky. Through the partnership, Boys & Girls Clubs in Kentucky have made significant strides in enabling youth to reach their full potential as healthy, productive adults. When comparing Kentucky Club kids to national…