Louisville Metro Parks officials and community leaders from the Shawnee and Portland neighborhoods will present a report on the barriers to healthy living Tuesday evening. The “livability” report was paid for by federal stimulus funds and is aimed at reducing obesity, largely by making the area more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists. “Walkability is a… Continue reading “Livability” Report Presented to Shawnee, Portland Neighborhoods Tuesday
The Salvation Army’s four area Boys and Girls Clubs are closing Friday, but some members will soon have access to the Kentuckiana Boys and Girls Club’s Shawnee facility. The Salvation Army says rising costs and diminished income forced the closure. Kentuckiana Boys and Girls Clubs will soon have a temporary solution for members of the… Continue reading Salvation Army’s Boys and Girls Clubs Close Today
The Challenger Learning Center is intended to make science and math education more interesting by showing how the subjects are used in space exploration. Challenger astronaut Norman Thagard directed a learning center in Florida. He says the goal is not to inspire students to be astronauts, but to make them interested in science.
After more than eighteen months, a second “Healthy in a Hurry” location has opened in Louisville.
The program seeks to make fresh fruits and vegetables available in neighborhoods where such produce is hard to find.
City officials Wednesday announced a new program that will help released prisoners re-adjust to day to day life.
Numerous events are planned Monday in the Louisville area to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior federal holiday. A King motorcade procession will begin at 28th and Broadway and end with a memorial service at Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church on Dixie Highway. The Kentucky Alliance against Racial and Political Repression and the Anne… Continue reading MLK Day Events Planned In Louisville