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2017 Derby Burger winner

LouisvilleKY man solidifying KDF Burger Champ status

  March 20, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – For the second year in a row, Maurice Williams of Louisville is taking home the title of Derby Burger Champion, in the 6th Annual “Derby Burger Challenge” sponsored by Kentucky Beef Council and coordinated by the Kentucky Derby Festival. Williams’ recipe for his SmoFried Café Burger was selected as the overall winner after a cook-off this morning at the Kroger in Middletown. It features ground beef covered in coffee and cocoa powder, provolone cheese and pickled onions, all served on a toasted pretzel bun.   “I wanted to put together something conceptual and…


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West Louisvilleky launches effort to get Wal-Mart to reconsider building at 18th and Broadway

    Louisville – Council members Jessica Green (D-1), Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) and Kelly Downard (R-16) are supporting a petition started by the Reverend Kirk M. Bush of Harrods Creek Baptist Church, asking Wal-Mart to reconsider their recent decision to cancel plans for the new supercenter development that was planned for 18th and Broadway. “We need Wal-Mart, We want Wal-Mart, we are encouraging them to rethink their decision and come back to the table,” said Green.  “We are desperate for the same goods, services and conveniences available in other parts of our community and implore Wal-Mart to give the…


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Passport Health Plan expands healthcare in LouisvilleKY and across Kentucky

Passport Health Plan partners with The Little Clinic to increase healthcare access for members around Kentucky Louisville, Ky. – Passport Health Plan has added The Little Clinic inside select Kroger stores around Kentucky to its growing network of accepted healthcare providers, effective January 1, 2017. “We are very excited to add The Little Clinic to our network of healthcare providers around the Commonwealth,” said Mark B. Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan. “Opening access to these additional services will allow our members to get the care and treatment that they need to live healthier lives.” The Little Clinic locations are…


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New video follows Garland of Roses from Bogota to LouisvilleKY

Kroger ‘Journey of the Roses’ Video Showcases Sustainable Supply Chain PR Newswire CINCINNATI, Sept. 2, 2016 CINCINNATI, Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) 29-year history of providing the Kentucky Derby’s annual Garland of Roses, the company released a new video that showcases the ‘Journey of the Roses’ – from a Rainforest Alliance-certified grower in Bogota,Columbia to the Winner’s Circle at Churchill Downs– and highlights the humanity and passion embedded in every step along the way. Click here to watch the Journey of the Roses. “We are committed to conscientiously driving sustainability and innovation…


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Louisville Ky’s Drake’s to open “pop-up” bar for Thunder

  Drake’s By the River Opens Thunder Day                                                                                                                                                                         April 19, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – Just in time for the 2016 Derby Festival, Drake’s will open a new temporary bar at the Waterfront.  “Drake’s By the River,” will be introduced at Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, April 23rd, and located inside the Thunder Chow Wagon. The “pop-up” bar will also return for the 9-day run of Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville.  The 30’ x 40’ full service bar is being built by The Event Company in Louisville. In addition to the full bar, they will also serve a special Festival themed drink: Drake’s Thunder Punch. …


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142 cancer survivors selected for Louisville Ky’s Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade

  Survivors Selected From Across the Nation for Signature Kentucky Derby Weekend Event   LOUISVILLE, KY (Wednesday, March 16, 2016) – Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) and its charitable partners Bright Pink® and Horses and Hope today announced the 142 breast and ovarian cancer survivors selected from across the nation to walk in the 2016 Longines Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade Presented by Kroger. The 142 selected survivors are listed at www.kentuckyderby.com/survivors. The eighth annual Survivors Parade will take place on Churchill Downs’ historic racetrack immediately prior to the running of the 142nd Longines Kentucky Oaks on May 6, 2016, the day before the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands. The…


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Nominations now open for Louisville Ky’s Kentucky Oaks Survivor’s parade

142 Breast and Ovarian Cancer Survivors to Participate in Kentucky Derby Event LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Churchill Downs Racetrack and its charitable partners Bright Pink® and Horses and Hope today announced that the online nomination process to select 142 breast and ovarian cancer survivors to walk in the 2016 Survivors Parade is open to the public. To nominate and select survivors to champion breast and ovarian health in this year’s Survivors Parade visitwww.kentuckyderby.com/survivors. Nominations and selections end on March 15. The 142 participants will be announced on the website on March 16 and receive two seats to the 2016…


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Hey Louisville Ky burger makers! Think you got the best burger? Here’s your chance to prove it

Kentucky Derby Festival and Kentucky Beef Council 2016 Derby Burger Challenge is now accepting recipes Louisville, KY. – Do you have a winning burger recipe?  The Kentucky Derby Festival and the Kentucky Beef Council are looking for the next ‘Derby Burger’ Champion. Starting TODAY, hamburger recipes will be accepted for submission in the fifth annual “Derby Burger Challenge,” sponsored by the Kentucky Beef Council. Recipes can be submitted online at www.kdf.org/beef until March 6, 2016.  All burgers must be 100 percent beef. Derby Festival and burger fans can help choose the finalists in the competition. In March, 8 preliminary finalists will be…


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Louisville, Coca-Cola and Kroger team up to boost recycling

Louisville, KY (October 5, 2015) – In an effort to boost recycling rates, Louisville, in partnership with Coca-Cola and Kroger, is introducing the Coca-Cola Recycle & Win program – a sustainability initiative which offers tips on recycling and rewards selected residents for proper recycling with a $50 Kroger gift card. “Our Sustain Louisville plan includes a goal of diverting 90 percent of recyclable material away from our landfill by the year 2042,” said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. “We believe the Coca-Cola Recycle & Win program will help us make progress toward that goal.” “Any increase in recycling rates saves tax…


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Last Day to save some dough at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville

Louisville, Ky., – Future fair-goers have until 10 o’clock tonight (August 19th) to purchase Kentucky State Fair advance discount admission and parking. Advance tickets cost $8 per adult and $4 for seniors and children…but after today, they will be $10 per adult and $6 for seniors and children. The advance discount admission can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets, including Walmart stores and Kroger checkout lanes. Parking is also available for purchase in advance for $5 per vehicle, otherwise it’s $8 at the gate. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster include a $1 service fee and $.20 per ticket…