Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement

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Louisville’s Jefferson Memorial Forest offers free enjoyment of Fall

Louisville, Ky., – Families can enjoy the fall colors in Jefferson Memorial Forest at the Mayor’s Fall Hike and Outdoor Adventure Sat., Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can get a pumpkin, take a hay ride, and hike trails of various lengths through the Forest at the height of fall color. The 11th annual hike is part of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, encouraging better health and wellness by highlighting opportunities for increased physical activity. The event is free to the public and the first 500 participants receive a T-shirt. Activities include a children’s nature exploration area,…


Mini-Grants in Louisville KY Available for Healthy Activities

Louisville, Ky., – The application deadline for the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement’s mini-grants is fast approaching. The grants will range from $7,500 to $10,000 each and will fund activities that support several focus areas within the Healthy Louisville 2020 Plan. Applications must be received at the Department of Public Health and Wellness at 400 E. Gray St. by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Applicants must be incorporated as nonprofit corporations and qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Grant guidelines and the application are available online at http://bit.ly/1H0NYMs “The Healthy Hometown mini-grants have brought opportunities for physical…