About 400 Kentuckians will visit Pittsburgh in May of next year, to take notes on the city’s transformation. The chambers of commerce of both Louisville and Lexington are organizing the trip—-their first joint ‘leadership expedition’. GLI spokesperson Carmen Hickerson says they’re trying to think regionally. “To me,” says Hickerson, “the really exciting part is to… Continue reading Louisville, Lexington Chambers Team Up For Trip
Louisville’s chamber of commerce, Greater Louisville Inc., has launched a new program aimed at bringing foreign-born professionals together.
The community literacy program for Louisville public school students won’t get new curriculum under budget cuts proposed earlier this week by the Jefferson County school superintendent. Sheldon Berman’s budget proposal for next year includes a three-point-seven million dollar reduction for the Every1Reads program. The program is also run by Greater Louisville Inc., and Eileen Pickett… Continue reading Every1Reads Could See Cuts
Greater Louisville Inc. – the city’s chamber of commerce – is teaming up with Metro Government and economic development officials in Jeffersontown to reach out to the area’s business community. The outreach campaign is targeting businesses that have had little recent contact with those organizations. GLI’s Lisa Bajorinas says so far about 450 companies are… Continue reading GLI Meets With Louisville Businesses