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Rick Blackwell (12) Newsroom - 2013 Archive

Dixie Highway Traffic and Improvements focus of November’s District 12 Dialogue
Dixie Highway is one of Louisville’s oldest commercial corridors and has recently undergone an effort to efficiently improve the flow of traffic. In the next several years, millions of dollars will be spent to give it a new look for those who live and work along the corridor. Those efforts are the subject of the next District 12 Dialogue hosted by Councilman Rick Blackwell and set for Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00pm.

Councilman Blackwell announces Dixie Highway Project moving forward to the design phase
The design work is now underway on the Dixie Highway Corridor Project after the recent awarding of a $600,000 contract to the Corradino Group of Louisville. This initial phase is the first step in the revitalization and transformation of Dixie Highway’s appearance keeping safety in mind along with aesthetic changes and will bring changes at the Watterson Expressway exchange from Crums Lane to Rockford Lane.

Blackwell and Yates host 8th Annual Back to School Party on August 30th
Councilmen Rick Blackwell (D-12) and David Yates (D-25) have a special night planned to help kick off a new school year for students. The 8th Annual Back to School Party is set for Friday, August 30th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Southwest YMCA.

The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, August 3rd
Councilman Rick Blackwell will host the next “Coffee with your Councilman” for residents of District 12 on Saturday, August 3rd. The event is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman.

Chuck Haddaway of the Jefferson County Board of Education will be the featured guest for May’s Distr
Councilman Rick Blackwell has invited newly elected Chuck Haddaway, the District 4 Representative of the Jefferson County School Board, to be May’s featured guest speaker for the next District 12 Dialogue.

Councilman Blackwell honored with “Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award”
To the people of District 12 in Metro Louisville, Rick Blackwell is their Councilman. But as an educator for over 29 years, he has spent much of his life shaping and influencing those not yet old enough to vote. The latter is why he is one of nine people to receive Kentucky’s Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award for 2013.