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LouisvilleKY-based Papa John’s Announces New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions and Appointments

New Structure Designed to Improve Customer Experience and Drive Growth Mike Nettles Appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Operating & Growth Officer LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has announced a new organizational structure consistent with the strategy laid out earlier this year to improve the experience that customers have with Papa John’s and accelerate growth. As part of the changes, the Company has established dedicated roles and responsibilities around each consumer touch point and has consolidated the line of reporting for these roles under a new Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Growth Officer position, which will be…


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LouisvilleKY-based Humana Foundation Donates $250,000 to Support Multi-State Disaster Recovery Efforts in Wake of Hurricane Michael

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced the actions it is taking to assist its members, employees and communities in Florida and the Gulf Coast Region who have been impacted by Hurricane Michael, including a disaster recovery donation from its philanthropic arm, the Humana Foundation. Among those actions, Humana has opened its toll-free crisis intervention hotline and counseling services beyond employees and members to include any individual who needs assistance in those communities impacted by Hurricane Michael. The Humana Foundation also announced it will provide an initial $250,000 donation to United Way Worldwide to…


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LouisvilleKY Airport Authority Receives $24.4 Million from Federal Aviation Administration

LOUISVILLE, KY  – The Louisville Regional Airport Authority has received $24.4 million in airport infrastructure grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The FAA awarded $586 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of the total $3.18 billion in AIP funding for airports across the United States. Louisville International Airport (SDF) received $23,305,246 in grants and Bowman Field (LOU) received $1,172,498 in grants. The grants will be used for various improvements at both airports. “Louisville is the third busiest cargo airport in the United States and operating a safe and efficient airport is vital…


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LouisvilleKY’s Angel’s Envy launches new customer initiative

The membership-driven platform will bring ANGEL’S ENVY closer to fans through personalized on and offline experiences Membership perks include: invitations to local private ANGEL’S ENVY events, behind-the-scenes videos, Q&A with whiskey experts and VIP status at the Distillery LOUISVILLE, Ky., PRNewswire/ — ANGEL’S ENVY®, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, finished whiskeys including the highly celebrated ANGEL’S ENVY Kentucky straight bourbon finished in port barrels, today announced the launch of its consumer engagement platform, “500 Main.” The membership-driven platform enables fans to engage more directly with ANGEL’S ENVY through a combination of on and offline experiences personalized to their location and…


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Over 20,000 GIE+EXPO participants to contribute to LouisvilleKY economy

Louisville, KY – The annual Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO), along with the co-located Hardscape North America (HNA), will make its return to the Kentucky Exposition Center on October 17 – 19. Attendee registration numbers are trending over last year. Over 20,000 participants have registered from over 25 countries and are expected to attend this year’s event.  Nearly $19 million in estimated economic impact is expected from this show. Continuing the shows’ record-breaking trajectory, the 2018 shows are shaping up to be bigger than ever, with more than 210 new exhibitors; increased exhibit space – both indoors and outdoors; new education…


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Amazon Expands Grocery options in LouisvilleKY

Prime members in Annapolis, Cleveland, Louisville, North and Central New Jersey and Pittsburgh can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Plus, grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market expands to three new cities including Dayton, Louisville and Omaha AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Annapolis, Cleveland, Louisville, North and Central New Jersey and Pittsburgh as well as additional locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting today, Prime members in those cities can shop through…


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LouisvilleKY researchers earn $16.4 million to explore impact of environment on diabetes, obesity

Story from www.uoflnews.com Louisville, KY., – A team of researchers at the University of Louisville has garnered $16.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to explore several angles related to how different aspects of our environment contribute to the development or health impacts of diabetes and obesity. “More than 90 million adults in the United States are obese and more than 30 million adults suffer from diabetes. Our faculty, staff and students work every day to understand the causes and impacts of both so that we can develop the next generation of preventions, cures and treatments,” said UofL President…


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Rescue Dogs Hope to Find New Homes at LouisvilleKY’s MUTT MADNESS during GIE+EXPO

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau President and CEO notes economic and humanitarian impact LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — MUTT MADNESS, a dog adoption event for attendees at GIE+EXPO, will take place Thursday, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Held in partnership with the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and GIE+EXPO, the leading trade show in the outdoor power, landscaping and garden equipment industries, the event offers an opportunity for rescue dogs to find their forever homes. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)’s education platform, TurfMutt, and the trade show will donate a $10,000 check to KHS during the event…


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Six LouisvilleKY Breweries to Compete for the Winning Title at the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Throwdown  

Louisville, KY – Six local breweries are doing their part to end youth homelessness in our community by competing in the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Throwdown on Thursday, October 11. This popular event is spearheaded by the Coalition for the Homeless Associate Board and will benefit the organization’s efforts to end youth and young adult homelessness. It will be held at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. For a $20 online donation in advance or $25 at the door, attendees can taste six new brews and vote for a winner. The winner will receive a custom-engraved mash paddle to display…


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LouisvilleKY’s Angel’s Envy announces new release

Only 12,000 bottles available in select markets ANGEL’S ENVY Cask Strength Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels, first introduced in 2012, was declared “best spirit in the world” by F. Paul Pacult in his 2013 Spirit Journal and given a five-star ranking in the 2015 Spirit Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — Louisville Distilling Company, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, finished whiskeys, including the highly-celebrated ANGEL’S ENVY Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Port Wine Barrels, has announced the limited-edition release of ANGEL’S ENVY Cask Strength Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels. This year’s expression is now available in select markets: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL,…