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August 2017

Where Opportunity Knox Encourages Employers and Veterans to Attend Fort Knox Career Fair

Where Opportunity Knox, a regional initiative to connect transitioning Veterans and/or military spouses to jobs and careers, invites regional employers to join them at the 2017 Fort Knox Education and Career Fair on Wednesday, October 11 from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Presented by the Soldier for Life –Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP)…

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BOARD SPOTLIGHT: Evelyn Strange, GLI Board Chair

Title: President Company: AES Advanced Electrical Systems How many years have you served on the GLI Board of Directors? During this term, in about my 3rd year on the board. What is your favorite part about being on the GLI Board of Directors? Being involved with GLI Board of Directors…

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GLI VP Shawna Burton Wins KCCE Executive of the Year

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. is celebrating Vice President of Engagement and Organizational Advancement, Shawna Burton, on being named the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (KCCE) Executive of the Year.

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Seven New Small Businesses Win 2017 Inc.credible Awards

(Louisville) – More than 400 people turned out to celebrate the best local small businesses during the 17th annual Inc.credible Awards, presented by Citizens Union Bank, at Kentucky Center for the Arts Thursday evening.

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2017 Vogt Award Winners Revealed

(Louisville, KY) – Six local startups are the 2017 Vogt Awards recipients. Each winner will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive funding and an additional package of valuable services and mentoring for early-stage entrepreneurs.   The winning companies are:

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GLI Asks for Continued Delay/Repeal of the Health Insurance Tax

In a letter to Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Greater Louisville Inc. requests continued delay or repeal of the health insurance tax (HIT), which, if implemented, will create hardships for small businesses. Dear Senator McConnell, Greater Louisville Inc. is writing on behalf of Louisville’s leading businesses to ask for your…

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Angel Investor Frederique Dame to Keynote EnterpriseCorp’s Evening of Entrepreneurship

EnterpriseCorp will welcome one of the foremost angel investors and product developers to keynote the annual Evening of Entrepreneurship. Frederique Dame is an angel investor with 15 years’ experience building consumer products for both public companies and startups in Silicon Valley. Frederique currently serves on the Board of Directors of…

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Capitol Connection Featuring Secretary Steven Mnuchin & Senator Mitch McConnell

In an exclusive offering to GLI Investors, the final Capitol Connection of 2017 will feature two of the most powerful men in Washington. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will keynote the August 21st luncheon from 11:30am to 1:00pm at The Olmsted in Louisville. Capitol Connection…

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Breeze Thru Security At These Upcoming Airport Events

TSA PreCheck Enrollment on September 6th-15th Over 500 people stopped by the temporary enrollment center at the airport last month to enroll in the TSA PreCheck program! This was so successful that the event is back September 6th-15th.  From 8:00am-noon and 1:00pm to 5:00pm each weekday, you can make an…

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Legislative Heavy Hitters Address GLI Groups

On Monday, U.S. Representative Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9) and Kentucky Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer (Scott County-17) both visited GLI to discuss important legislative issues facing our region on both the federal and state levels. The day began with a special Issues & Influencers Roundtable, presented by Government Strategies. Representative…

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