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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival promises sustainable practices this weekend

This information was gathered from forecastlefest.com Louisville, KY., – The Forecastle Festival has, since 2003, aimed to offer equal parts music, art and environmental activism. In addition to efforts on-site to reduce carbon emissions and limit landfill waste, the event contributes $1 from every ticket sold to the Forecastle Foundation, an affiliated 501(c)(3) non-profit with land-level conservation projects in Kentucky, Brazil, Indonesia, and more. With support from our like-minded partners, Forecastle is happy to include the following programs and experiences to encourage sustainable living both at the festival and at home. ARCADIA POWER It takes tens of thousands of kWh of electricity to…


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New way to buy cars fast launches in LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading eCommerce platform where customers can finance, purchase, and trade in a car in as little as 10 minutes, is giving Derby City residents the trifecta of car buying – savings, free delivery and a seven-day return policy – launching today in Louisville. Now, by visiting Carvana.com, Louisville area residents can search through Carvana’s 7,000+ vehicles, purchase, finance and schedule home delivery of their vehicle as soon as the next day. Those who want to experience Carvana’s coin-operated, fully automated Car Vending Machine can also road trip to Nashville to pick up their car, or…


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The Zoo honors LouisvilleKY teachers this month

July at the Zoo Teacher Tuesdays, Movie Night and Water Wows    Louisville, KY., – Teachers will receive general admission free on Tuesday, July 11, 18 and 25. Teacher Tuesdays is presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky as part of the Backyard Action Hero Program. Teachers can use this opportunity to explore the Zoo while finding endless opportunities for student learning during the upcoming school year. Those teachers who visit the registration table from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. will receive a Teacher Resource Goodie Bag and can enter our raffle for a free class field trip. To participate, teachers should bring a school badge, paystub, or other…


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Tips For Catching The Attention Of Your Customers

Every business wants to impress their customers, and by doing so, it is a sure way to retain clients and get more business. If it were that easy, we’d all be doing it. Companies have to work hard to keep customers happy. It’s a continuous challenge that requires daily nurturing. Your goal is to grab your customer’s responsiveness in a positive way. Pull them in and keep them coming back for more. There are adjustments you must make to ensure this happens. Brainstorm different ideas and then come up with a strategy that works for you and your business. See…


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LouisvilleKY’s Techfest Announces Keynote Speakers for 2017

  Second Annual Event Slated for Pendennis Club for Tech and C-Suite Professionals Looking for Tech Trends, Case Studies, and How-To Scenarios   (July 5, 2017)—The Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK) announces its two keynotes, Ron Gula, founder of Gula Tech Ventures, and Tenable Network Security, as well as Ari Huczkowski, Chief Innovation Evangelist, of Espoo Innovation Garden, the Northern Europe innovation hub based just outside Helsinki, Finland.   Techfest Louisville will open with a dynamic panel session on Blockchain technology, entitled “How Can Blockchain Technology Change the Fintech Landscape and Your Investing.” featuring Fintech Experts Howard Herndon, Gray Sasser,…


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LouisvilleKY Councilwomen to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Jimmy Ellis

Honorary sign to be unveiled on Saturday, July 8th at 11:30am  Louisville – On Saturday, July 8th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the family, friends of the late Jimmy Ellis to unveil an honorary sign at 3rd Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard to commemorate his life and legacy. “Metro Louisville is ready to show the world that Jimmy Ellis was another of our local sports greats. He left us all too soon,” says Sexton Smith. “He was a champion in the sport of boxing and an inspiration to many people young and old and both in an out of…


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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor details comprehensive, six-point crime plan, outlines call to action

  “Be The One” identifies ways to reduce violence, built resilience   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 6, 2017) — Speaking to hundreds of community and civic leaders during an I Am Ali Festival event this evening, Mayor Fischer outlined the many factors contributing to a recent spike in homicides in Louisville and the nation’s other largest cities — including gangs, drugs and an unprecedented number of guns on the streets. Intertwining data, graphics, photos and videos of people ranging from former Mayor Charles Farnsley to Muhammad Ali, the Mayor discussed the contributors to crime, including racial disparities that create concentrated poverty, which…


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Thunder Over Louisville broadcast around the world July 4th

June 30, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 2017 Opening Ceremonies – Thunder Over Louisville – will be re-broadcast on the American Forces Network Broadcast Center (AFN-BC) to more than a half million U.S. Armed Forces personnel and Department of Defense civilian employees and their families stationed overseas on Independence Day.   “Sharing Thunder Over Louisville is just a small way we can pay tribute to those who are serving our country on this patriotic holiday,” said Mike Berry, President and CEO of the Kentucky Derby Festival, who introduces the broadcast along with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. “We hope the…


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The Zoo Welcomes New Giraffe to LouisvilleKY

  Louisville, KY.,  – Meet Baridi — A new 1-year-old male Masai giraffe joins us from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! Baridi was born in December and his name means frost in Swahili.   Baridi is currently on exhibit inside the giraffe house while he completes the standard 30-day quarantine for all new animals. As he continues to acclimate, there may be times when he is not available for exhibit.   Once his quarantine and acclimation period is complete, Baridi will join 20-year-old Malaika in the giraffe yard outside.   ABOUT MASAI GIRAFFE Male giraffes grow to be 15…


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LouisvilleKY Data Findings to Aid City Leaders in Reducing Asthma

Over 6.5 million data points link medication use and environmental factors; First of its kind data driven collaboration using digital health technology PR Newswire LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 28, 2017 LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today marks the close of AIR Louisville, the first-of-its-kind data-driven collaboration among public, private and philanthropic organizations to use digital health technology to improve asthma. The program leveraged Propeller Health’s FDA-cleared medication inhaler sensors which tracked when, where and how often residents of Louisville experienced asthma symptoms. These data, along with Propeller Health’s personalized asthma management system, helped patients to better manage their asthma…