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Healthy Hometown Newsroom - 2010 Archive


8/20/2010
Mayor's Hike and Bike Set for Labor Day
Thousands of cyclists and walkers are expected to join Mayor Jerry Abramson at the 12th Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Subway Fresh Fit Hike & Bike on Labor Day, September 6, beginning at 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park.

7/23/2010
StreetSense Campaign Targets Safety on the Streets
StreetSense – an ongoing marketing campaign aimed at reducing the number of pedestrians and cyclists injured and killed on Louisville streets – has unveiled new ads and messages targeting texting while driving and other unsafe behavior.

6/10/2010
Gray Street Farmers Market Now Accepting EBT/Debit Cards
Farmers Market offers greater access to the community customers of the Gray Street Farmers Market don’t need cash on hand to purchase healthy home-grown food. A new EBT/Debit machine allows the market to accept food stamps and process debit cards. The machine was purchased with a grant from the Kentucky Farmers Market Association. This addition expands access to area residents with lower incomes and stimulates market success by making it easier for customers to make purchases.

6/3/2010
Farm To Table Program
Mayor Abramson Announces Farm To Table Program To Connect Farmers With Consumers, Businesses Goal is to encourage local food economy

5/12/2010
Hike & Bike Set for Memorial Day
Mayor Jerry Abramson today announced that the increasingly popular Healthy Hometown Subway Fresh Fit Hike & Bike events will continue in 2010 with the first on Memorial Day, May 31, beginning at 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park.

3/22/2010
Mayor Abramson Puts City On A Diet
Mayor Abramson Puts City On A Diet With Lose It, Louisville! Weight Loss Initiative Challenge is to lose 100,000 pounds by Labor Day