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Jonathan Lewis joins LouisvilleKY’s soccer club, on loan

Story and photo from Louisville City FC’s website…   Louisville, KY., – Louisville City FC is thrilled to announce the arrival of forward Jonathan Lewis on loan from New York City FC. Lewis joins the club on a loan deal expiring at the end of the 2018 season, with the agreement completed prior to the USL Roster Freeze on Friday, September 14. The versatile 21-year-old forward can be deployed in both central and wide positions, known for his creativity and flair in attacking positions. On the loan signing, Louisville City FC coach John Hackworth expressed his excitement at having Lewis available for City’s final stretch:…


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LouisvilleKY’s Athletics Broadcast Center Opens its Doors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville Athletics Broadcast Center opened its doors for a grand opening event Monday at the television production facility located on the northeast corner of the UofL campus on Arthur Street adjacent to Interstate 65. The Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN have partnered to launch the comprehensive linear and digital ACC Network in 2019.  With the network launch approaching, UofL built a television production facility to house all the equipment and personnel that is necessary to originate live programming.  Until the linear network launch, live programming will continue to be produced by UofL for ESPN…


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LouisvilleKY-based Humana Foundation Donates $250,000 for Hurricane Florence Local Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts

  LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today that it has launched a series of efforts to assist its health plan members, employees and communities in the path of Hurricane Florence, in addition to a disaster relief grant from the Humana Foundation. Among those measures, Humana has opened its toll-free crisis intervention hotline and counseling services beyond employees and members to include any individual who may need assistance in communities impacted by Florence. In addition, the Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana, announced today it will provide initial disaster relief support through…


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Butterflies n’ Blooms Culminates With Flutter Fest and Release of Over 1,000 Monarch Butterflies in LouisvilleKY

 Louisville, KY., – Butterflies n’ Blooms culminates with the tagging of over 1,000 monarch butterflies for release at Flutter Fest on Sept. 22 brought to you in partnership with Louisville’s Idlewild Butterfly Farm. This release coincides with the annual migration of monarch butterflies. Activities starting at 10 a.m. will include: Craft and activity stations: Children of all ages can play games and make crafts while learning more about monarchs and their long journey.   Education stations: Visit stations to learn the importance of pollinators and what you can do to help them. Storytime plus Meet and Greet The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Hear the beloved tale…


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ACC Matchups Complete LouisvilleKY’s Cardinals’ 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Schedule

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — All 18 of the University of Louisville’s Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball games will be televised by national or regional networks as noted in the announcement of the conference schedule last week. Seven ACC teams are among ESPN’s early top 25 rankings.  Overall, the Cardinals will play as many as a dozen games against teams ranked in ESPN’s early top 25 ranking, including four of the top five and seven of the top nine.  Louisville opponents listed among those ESPN rankings include No. 1 Kentucky, No. 2 Kansas (a possible opponent in the NIT Season Tip-Off), No….


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LouisvilleKY horse racing underway for a short time

Louisville, KY., – Horse racing is now underway at  Churchill Downs  for its sixth September Meet for an action-packed 11-date run through Sunday, Sept. 30. This year’s three-week, boutique race meeting, presented by Commonwealth Technology, will feature record purse levels. Horsemen can compete for $5.275 million in prize money offered in Director of Racing Ben Huffman’s 109-race September Meet condition book, which averages to $479,545 per day. Last year, an unprecedented $4.692 million was paid to horsemen for a daily average of $427,000, which was up 12% from the prior year. Inaugurated in 2013 by request from Kentucky horsemen, the three-week September…


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LouisvilleKY’s Men’s Basketball Scrimmage Tickets on Sale Sept. 18

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will compete in a public Red-White intrasquad scrimmage in the KFC Yum! Center on Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets, priced at $10 each, will go on sale on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the UofL Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 of Cardinal Stadium at 2800 South Floyd Street. The ticket office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Tickets will also be on sale at that location three hours before kickoff at the Cardinals’ Sept. 29 and Oct. 5 home football games. Tickets may also be purchased…


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LouisvilleKy’s Government website tops national award for digital excellence

LouisvilleKY., – The Center for Digital Government released its national rankings today for city government websites, placing Louisvilleky.gov first in the Center’s Government Experience Awards. The awards “recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that have gone to the web and beyond to radically improve the experience of government and push the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered,” according to the center. “State and local governments are responding to citizen wants and needs with increasingly sophisticated online experiences,” said Dustin Haisler, chief innovation officer for the Center for Digital Government. “This year’s Government Experience Awards winners have well-designed websites…


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Kentucky Comes Together in LouisvilleKY to Walk4Hearing

LouisvilleKY., – -(BUSINESS WIRE)-The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us on October 13 for the 2018 Kentucky Walk4Hearing. Now in its second year, the Kentucky Walk4Hearing brings together people with hearing loss and their families and friends to raise awareness and support others with hearing loss. The theme for this year’s Walk4Hearing is the importance of getting your hearing screened. Untreated hearing loss affects overall health in negative ways. People with hearing loss face an increased risk of falls, isolation, anxiety, depression, and possibly even cognitive decline. Let us know that you are taking charge of your hearing health…


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LouisvilleKY-Based ResCare Is Now BrightSpring Health Services

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ResCare, one of the nation’s largest home and community-based health services providers to complex populations, announced it has a new name. BrightSpring Health Services is the new name for Kentucky-based ResCare, the parent company of a family of brands and services that provides both clinical and nonclinical habilitative care services for people of all ages and health and skill levels, across home and community settings. As care preferences and health care needs are changing, BrightSpring’s new name reflects a repositioning based on the company’s evolution strategy that began nearly two years ago to successfully meet the multifaceted and…