Toys for Tots

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LouisvilleKY has been challenged: break the Toys for Tots collection record

LOUISVILLE, KY. (November 29, 2016) – Citing Louisville’s reputation as an international model city of compassion, Mayor Greg Fischer is calling on citizens and businesses to celebrate the season of giving by helping break the world record for the most toys collected for Toys for Tots in a 12-hour period. Louisville set the record last year, with 6,223 toys collected during the annual Holiday in the City. The toy collection, sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, Margaret’s Moving and Storage, WLKY and Louisville Downtown Partnership, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 1 at Louisville’s Holiday Square,…


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Louisville Ky is asked to perform a Holiday Miracle

LOUISVILLE, KY. – Louisville has earned the reputation of being a compassionate city and that distinction will continue to hold strong this holiday season. Mayor Greg Fischer has called on the city of Louisville to celebrate the gift of giving as a part of Louisville’s Holiday in the City.  On Wednesday, December 16, the mayor along with WLKY, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, MainSource Bank, LG&E and Axxis, Inc. will host a toy drive benefitting Toys for Tots. The goal is to set a world record for the most toys collected for Toys for Tots in a 12-hour period. “Being…


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Louisville Ky’s Farnsley-Moremen takes Holidays back in time

Louisville, KY – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 5, from 2 to 7 p.m. This community holiday celebration will include photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Clause, who will arrive by horse-drawn wagon at 3 p.m. and visit with guests until close. Other festivities include holiday craft activities for children and musical performances by area church and school choirs, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides and drawings for holiday wreaths. As part of the event, families can stroll through dozens of colorful illuminated holiday scenes surrounding the venue’s Visitors Center. Riverside’s Museum Store…


Louisville Bats Begin Seven-Game Homestand

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Devin Mesoraco bobbleheads will be given to the first 3,000 paid admissions to the Louisville Bats game versus the Durham Bulls at Louisville Slugger Field on Saturday, June 13. Gates open at 5 p.m. and first pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. The Bats will also host their second and final Dog Day at the Park on Tuesday, June 16 to benefit the Kentucky Humane Society. The Bats’ seven-game homestand opens against the Bulls on Thursday, June 11 as the club hosts another locally famous $1 Budweiser beer happy hour from 5:30-7 p.m., featuring live music by Kimmet…