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#ShopSmall Businesses on Saturday, November 24th

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) is once again encouraging shoppers to spend some of their holiday dollars locally during Small Business Saturday. This year GLI joined the Small Business Saturday Coalition to promote this annual celebration. Hundreds of vibrant small businesses across the Greater Louisville region, organized by…

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GLI Statement on Topgolf Lawsuit

“Once again, Steve Porter is profiting off of fear and trying to stifle Louisville’s growth.  He is using the court system to try to stop or delay Topgolf and its 500 jobs, despite strong public support for the project.  The residents that both oppose and support this project weighed in…

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Greater Louisville Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – The Greater Louisville Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to be dedicated towards the GLI Workforce Inclusion & Education program to improve the workforce inclusion and education pipeline for underserved individuals in the Greater Louisville region. The grant funds will be allocated towards…

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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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GLI Board Welcomes New Executive Committee & Board Members

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. would like to welcome two new members to the GLI Executive Committee and five new members to the GLI Board of Directors. These business leaders were officially voted into their positions on August 7th and October 11th, 2018. Purna Veer, President of V-Soft Consulting,…

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GLI Supports on Topgolf at Oxmoor Center

“It is time we move past parochial thinking and embrace a highly sought-after, new development that will make Louisville more attractive to talented people. Projects like this drive economic growth.  Greater Louisville, Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, calls on the Planning and Zoning Commission and Louisville Metro Council to…

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GLIDE Denver Yields Important Lessons for Louisville

(Louisville, KY) – Three days of discussions with Denver’s business, civic, and community leaders yielded valuable lessons for the 135 attendees of GLIDE 2018, presented by Stoll Keenon Ogden. Increasing regional collaboration on important initiatives to grow Louisville was the overarching takeaway for the group. “Denver is booming like never…

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Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center Launches Talent Pipeline Management Academy

FRANKFORT, Ky.— On September 17, 2018 the Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center launched Kentucky’s Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) Academy with a two-day training session by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce. In August, the Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center chose 40 Champions from across the Commonwealth to…

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Greater Louisville Foundation Receives Old National Bank Grant

(Louisville, KY) – The Greater Louisville Foundation is honored to receive a $10,000 grant from the Old National Bank Foundation. The funds will be directed towards outreach into underserved communities throughout Greater Louisville to communicate the entrepreneurial resources available through GLI’s EnterpriseCorp. The Greater Louisville Foundation supports the strategic initiatives…

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