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Councilmen Kramer, Ackerson, Benson and Engel to Host Booth at 2009 Gaslight Festival

Monday September 14, 2009

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
574-1204 / 645-1752

Louisville, KY; Metro Councilmen Kevin Kramer (District 11), Jon Ackerson (District 18), Stuart Benson (District 20) and Robin Engel (District 22) encourage visitors of the Gaslight Festival to stop by their booth (located on Watterson Trail near Taylorsville Road) and meet their Metro Councilman.

Metro Council Representatives will be working at the booth throughout the festival.

Hours of Operation for the Gaslight Festival:
  • Friday, September 18th – 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 19th – 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 20th – Noon until 6:00 p.m.

Details about the Gaslight Festival:
What started as a small street party in 1969 and has grown to become the 5th largest festival in the region and has taken its place as one of the top 20 in the Southeast.  The Gaslight Festival, hosted by The Chamber, brings an estimated 200,000 visitors to Jeffersontown every year. 

Centered in the small-town ambience of Gaslight Square, the Festival has evolved into a eight-day extravaganza that has become a time-honored tradition of Jeffersontown.  It is through the efforts of the Chamber that the Festival now boasts a motorcycle rally, golf scramble, a 5K run/walk, a parade, balloon glow, bicycle tour, children's playground, live entertainment and over 140 arts, crafts and commercial booths.

Of the many events in which Chamber members can become involved, the Gaslight Festival is the most fun and rewarding.  Businesses and residents come together to showcase Jeffersontown as a great place to live, work and play!

Kevin Kramer (R) 11
Stuart Benson (R) 20
Robin Engel (R) 22