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October 2018

Airport & Flight Expansions in the Works for Greater Louisville

The Latest Regional Economic Development News Big news this month for Louisville and our surrounding counties as the region adds more direct flights, lands several new projects, and a local company gains national recognition. Sign Up for GLI’s Monthly Economic Development Newsletter.

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D.C. Fly-In: Three major takeaways from the nation’s capital

Published by Insider Louisville on October 24, 2018. Several days ago Greater Louisville Inc. took 30 business leaders to the nation’s capital to lobby for our federal agenda. We hadn’t planned to do a D.C. Fly-In this year, but quickly pivoted when it became clear that federal policies were hurting…

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Who, what, when, where: get ready for election day

Don’t wait until November 6 to figure out the details of election day. Get informed and know where to do, who’s on your ballot, and what they stand for! To help our investors be as prepared as possible for the midterm elections next week, GLI has assembled a useful collection…

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School board candidates share their visions for JCPS at GLI forum

Candidates for the Jefferson County Board of Education shared their visions for the future of JCPS at a candidate forum hosted by GLI and presented by KentuckyOne Health on Wednesday night. The forum touched on a wide range of critical issues, including student achievement gaps, charter schools, facilities improvement, taxes,…

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Greater Louisville Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation

(Louisville, KY) – The Greater Louisville Foundation received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used towards the GLI Workforce Inclusion & Education program to improve the workforce inclusion and education pipeline for underserved individuals…

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GLI Statement on Topgolf’s Unanimous Approval

“GLI applauds the Louisville Metro Planning Commission’s unanimous approval of Topgolf at Oxmoor Center. This is the right move to signal that Louisville is open for business and ready to welcome new and exciting ventures into our city that create jobs, while attracting and retaining young professionals.” –Kent Oyler, President…

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WIN Annual Meeting Tickets With GLI’s Investor Survey

We know you are busy, so let us make this worth your while.  GLI is run by our investors. We are here to serve you and that’s why we want to hear from you. GLI’s team measures our progress with this annual survey. This year we have a special money-saving…

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*NEW BENEFIT ALERT* List Your Jobs on Live in Lou’s Job Board

GLI’s Talent team can now list individual jobs on LiveInLou.com/work. LiveinLou.com is visited by thousands of people every month in 49 states and multiple countries. If you would like your open positions added to our site, please complete and submit this form. Requested job posts will be added within 3-5…

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MORE DIRECT FLIGHTS: Southwest Airlines Adds New Destinations

Southwest Airlines is thrilled to begin nonstop service from Louisville International Airport to Houston Hobby Airport and Dallas Love Field. These flights will be beneficial to both the Louisville business community along with the Houston and Dallas business communities. Dallas and Houston are home to a combined 41 Fortune 500…

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INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: KCC Manufacturing/KCC Heating & Cooling

Founded In:  1977   By: Albert E. Fiorini Number of Employees: 550 KCC Manufacturing is a HVAC manufacturer and metal fabricator of rooftop equipment.  KCC Heating & Cooling is a heating and cooling contractor, serving both residential and commercial customers, with a construction division, performing HVAC and plumbing work for larger…

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