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LouisvilleKYs Payment Alliance International Honored with Best Places to Work Award for Third Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Payment Alliance International (PAI), the nation’s largest, privately-held ATM provider, today announced it has been honored for the third year in a row by Louisville Business First as a Best Places to Work in Greater Louisville award winner. Recipients were celebrated at an awards breakfast held at The Olmstead on Thursday, Aug. 3. PAI was recognized in the large employer category of 100 employees or more. This is the third year of the annual Best Places to Work awards program, honoring Louisville-area employers who have earned employee loyalty and affection by investing in their well-being and development. Honorees were determined by Nebraska-based Quantum…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Rusty Gets Around to SoBro, Jtown, plus some Media Moves

  This week I learned. . . …about a program being spearheaded by Luckett & Farley’s Ed Jerdonek that will provide cool housing for company interns under the same roof as L&F headquarters, giving a few lucky young architects a good working environment and a short walk to the office. Hear about that on the Rusty Satellite Show, along with. . . . ..YouthBuild, which Brandon Bailey says helps two societal issues — it helps 18-24 year-olds who need direction a way to learn a building skill; and provides little houses for developmentally-challenged young people who live at home with…


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East End Bridge, Hurdles & lawsuits: What would Lewis & Clark do?

I have a saying: If God places a hurdle in your path, and you keep going around it, and boom! theres another obstacle in your path, and yet, you go around again, and the cycle repeats over and over, when are you going to realize the roadblock is there for a reason? Uhm, yeah.  If you are hell bent and determined to build a bridge, you will ignore every obstacle, for decades, wasting taxpayer money when there is a simple solution. Place the bridge in the East end,  of Oldham County, right where Highway 53 intersects with US 42. Its exactly…


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Trader Joe’s… another reason to Love Louisville?

I’ll admit I’ve never been to a Trader Joes but I’ve heard plenty about them! In fact a roar of approval went up around my office today when we read that they might be considering Louisville as an expansion city. The two operative words here “read” and “might”. Now follow this…. The Courier Journal’s Chris Otts’ quoted a Business first story by John Karman that “Several sources, who asked not to be identified, have told Business First that the Monrovia, Calif.-based chain — one of the hottest retailers in the country — plans to bring a store to Shelbyville Road…