Mayor Rallies Community for Give A Day Week of Service
Surrounded by volunteers building beds for school students without one at home, Mayor Greg Fischer today challenged individuals and businesses to join forces and help Louisville set a new record for public service during the third Give A Day volunteer week April 12-20.
Brightside, Brown-Forman Renew Partnership to Plant Trees
The Brown-Forman Corp. is renewing its partnership with Brightside by donating $25,000 to plant more trees in West Louisville. Since 2001, the Brightside/Brown-Forman Legacy Tree Program has planted more than 1,000 trees in the city.
Curbside and Drop-off Christmas Tree Recycling Available
Metro Solid Waste Management will again this year offer curbside pickup of Christmas Trees to residents of the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries). Beginning Thursday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day.
New Tree Tracker Tool for Citizens, Businesses to Register Trees They Plant
It’s now easy for individuals and organizations to help Louisville reach its goal of planting 10,000 new trees – with a new tree tracker tool available on the city’s website. The tool can help citizens, organizations and local businesses in coordinating tree planting, according to Brightside and Mayor Greg Fischer.
Public Art Boosted with New Art Administrator and Programs
Louisville’s public art profile is on the rise, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today, with the hiring of Sarah Lindgren to be the city’s new Public Art Administrator, and progress made on goals of the city’s Commission on Public Art.