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GLI Hosting Virtual Focus Groups to Discuss Re-Opening, How to Buy PPE for Your Workforce

Dear Friends, Today, GLI joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. We want Governor Beshear, Governor Holcomb, and other governors throughout the Midwest to know that the business community stands ready to collaborate…

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GLI Supports Coordinated Economic Reopening Efforts Among Governors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 23, 2020) — Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. GLI, alongside other chambers of commerce, stressed the importance of working across state lines to…

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Exploring the Renewal Task Force, More Events and Other Updates

Dear Friends, Recently, GLI announced the formation of a Renewal Task Force. This group, chaired by Kerry Stemler, has been brought together to discuss the latest information on aspects of the COVID-19 response, including testing, PPE, funding for small business, and re-opening strategies for the economy. Based on the information shared,…

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Kentucky releases UI Employer Handbook for COVID-19

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Cabinet has released an unemployment insurance employer handbook for COVID-19. Policymakers have implemented numerous changes to Kentucky’s unemployment insurance system, while at the same time many employers with minimal experience with the UI system are finding themselves needing to navigate it for the first time….

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Kentucky Announces Healthcare Partnership, First Task Force Meeting, Funding Alternatives & More Updates

Dear Friends, GLI’s COVID-19 Renewal Task Force convened for the first time today and I am excited to announce that Kerry Stemler of K.M. Stemler Co., Inc. has agreed to chair the initiative. I’ve been asked a few times why this initiative is called the “Renewal” Task Force. The term “renewal” means “to…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Eric Shadowens

Name: Eric Shadowens Title: Senior Tax Manager Company: DMLO CPAs How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? About 6 months What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I’ve never been a great networker and have said you’ll likely find me hiding behind the fake plants in…

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March New and Renewing Investors

Core New 7 Figure Business Network Abound Federal Credit Union E Tabb Design, Construction, & Development EdjAnalytics Gunter Construction Roofing, Inc.  Hazelnut Farm LLC HOTEL INC Huff Floorcovering Inc. Incipio Workforce Solutions Induction Therapies Insperity M. Bryant Construction Main & Clay MedLou MorganField Baptist Church Next Step Network, Inc. SWT…

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Kentucky, Kroger & UPS Partner to Provide Drive-Thru Testing & Other Updates

Dear Friends, In these unprecedented times, we continue to strive to bring you the most important news related to COVID-19. Recently, we have discussed the need for widespread testing as a necessary step to help flatten the curve and reduce the overall spread of the virus. Yesterday, Governor Andy Beshear announced…

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Sourcing Much Needed PPE, A Request from the Federal Reserve & More Updates

Dear Friends, This morning we had a very informative webinar with Dr. Ruth Carrico, UofL Division of Infectious Disease. Dr. Carrico spoke about the history of COVID-19, the university’s role in combatting the pandemic, and a projection for the course of the illness. It is clear we must ramp up our efforts to increase…

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Short-Term Relief & Long-Term Sustainability

Dear Friends, To best endure this crisis and come out of it strong, we must think about our situation in terms of both short-term relief and long-term sustainability. Right now the most immediate need is to save lives through additional testing and the manufacturing and acquiring of more personal protective equipment…

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