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Kentucky Derby Festival debuts this week across the river from LouisvilleKY

  FamFest Promises Fun for the Whole Family   Louisville, KY.- The Kentucky Derby Festival is heading to Southern Indiana for one of its newest events – Horseshoe Foundation FamFest. The Festival is partnering with the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County to bring the family friendly event to New Albany on Wednesday, April 11. Showcasing a special preview of the 2018 Festival and offering fun for the whole family, the event will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Downtown New Albany next to the YMCA located at 47 Pearl Street.  “We’re fortunate to have Festival fans on both sides of the river,”…

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LouisvilleKY joining national Let’s Move! Outside initiative

Effort mean to inspire young people to play and learn on public lands LOUISVILLE (July 14, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer joined federal, parks and YMCA officials today to announce that Louisville has been selected as one of the 50 cities to participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative. The initiative, funded through a $5 million national commitment by the American Express Foundation, is designed to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards and inspire millions of young adults to play, learn, serve and work in the great outdoors. It will provide two years of funding for…