Mayor Announces Increased Focus on Civic Innovation, Other Staff Changes
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced several key personnel changes including a Chief of Civic Innovation, a new general counsel, new department heads for human resources and technology and a new leader for the city’s snow and ice removal team.
Mayor's SummerWorks Program Produces Jobs for Youth
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville’s business community has made the Mayor’s SummerWorks program a success for the fourth year by putting more than 2,000 young adults, ages 16-21, in summer jobs.
Kindergarten Countdown Helps prepare Kids, Parents for School
Resources, Activities Will be at Dirt Bowl Tournament
A variety of health and education resources and fun family activities will be part of the opening weekend of the popular Dirt Bowl tournament, this Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22 at Shawnee Park. The tournament and related events are free and open to the public.
Big Four Grand Opening Set for June 25
The Big Four pedestrian bridge will have its official dedication ceremony Wednesday, June 25 with a parade from both sides of the river that meets in the middle of the span.
Dirt Bowl Returns to Shawnee Park
An iconic part of summer in Louisville, The Dirt Bowl tournament returns to Shawnee Park for its 44th year later this month, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.
New Text Tool Connects Parents With Summer Activities
Parents who are seeking affordable and enriching options to help fill the summer months for their children now have a new tool at their disposal
College Signing Day Celebration Set for May 31
55,000 Degrees, Louisville’s education movement, is joining forces with community partners to celebrate the commitment of Louisville high school students to earn their college degrees.
Mayor Announces Cultural Pass for Children
Children and students can visit some of the region’s greatest cultural organizations for free this summer, thanks to the creation of the new Cultural Pass for Children that was suggested during the Vision Louisville initiative, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.
Mayor Presents Balanced City Budget, Investing Heavily in Safety, Youth Development
Mayor Greg Fischer today proposed a balanced budget for the new fiscal year that makes significant public safety and youth development investments, while also paving roads, fixing park facilities and government buildings.
Mayor Honors Outstanding High School Seniors
Public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom are being honored today by Mayor Greg Fischer as recipients of the annual Mayor’s Outstanding High School Seniors Award.
Events Will Showcase Alternative to Violence
Four events in May are aimed at reducing violence by bringing together artists, experts and young people from around the community.
Hometown Tourist Celebration Offers Discounts for Locals
Looking for something fun to do after Derby Day? May is the ideal time to take in the city’s top places to play, stay and eat. The best part? You can do it at a reduced rate.