10/20/2010 03:03:07 PM - 0 Comments
Louisville’s Aging Care sector is growing,
making it one of the region’s most exciting areas for economic growth. Today,
the My Better Nursing Home blog highlighted one critical component Louisville is using to
develop the next generation of innovations in again care: The International
Center for Long-Term Care Innovation.
10/20/2010 12:33:29 PM - 0 Comments
The latest from Eileen Pickett, GLI’s Senior Vice President for Economic and Community Development:
We’ve known for a long time that the logistics and
distribution sector is central to Louisville’s
economy. And we’ve known that this
community is good at logistics
– if you need to get something from here to there, Louisville is the place to do it. It’s rather nice though, to have the rest of
the world acknowledge this strength.
I draw your attention to the current issue of Fortune magazine (the Oct 18th issue – the one with Oprah on the cover)
pages 32 and 33.
10/18/2010 10:33:27 AM - 1 Comments
will it take to grow our city and attract new-economy jobs? One thing we know
for sure is more citizens with post-secondary degrees. So a coalition of business, civic and
government leaders have taken on an exciting new initiative that will increase
the number of degree-holders in Louisville
by 55,000 people.
goal? You bet.
10/14/2010 05:06:27 PM - 0 Comments
As Louisville is working to
transform itself into the Idea Capital of the World, people across the
community are thinking about what it means to dream big – and what it takes to
make an idea reality.
Washington Post has an interesting
article on one man’s quest to make his dream come true. In the case of Jan
Scruggs, his dream was to create the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Click here to read his account of the challenges and fortitude it took to make
his big idea come to fruition.
9/7/2010 12:28:39 PM - 0 Comments
2010 Leadership Expedition trip to Pittsburgh
uncovered many key factors for successful, thriving hubs of innovation and
activity. One area the GLI/Commerce Lexington group explored was the impact of
philanthropic giving, which has been a theme studied at several past GLIDE trip
locations as well.
and a rich culture of philanthropic organizations is one way communities create
rich quality of life for their residents. In today’s Courier-Journal, an
interesting article discusses Kentucky’s
philanthropic potential. A recent study from Center for Rural Entrepreneurship estimates
that $3.6 billion is charitable giving is available if philanthropies succeeded
in capturing just five percent of the wealth expected to shift generations by
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