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Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Alice and Wade Houston to be Honored with Gold Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 14, 2020) – Greater Louisville Inc. is proud to present the prestigious Gold Cup to community champions Alice and Wade Houston at the upcoming Annual Meeting, presented by Baird, on Thurs., Jan. 23. “Alice and Wade Houston are visionary leaders with legendary entrepreneurial spirits,” said Kent Oyler,…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Food Network Star and Louisville Ambassador Chef Damaris Phillips Will Receive 2020 Edison Award

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 6, 2020) – Greater Louisville Inc. is proud to present the Thomas A. Edison Award, to celebrity chef Damaris Phillips at the upcoming Annual Meeting, presented by Baird, on Thurs., Jan. 23. This year the award is sponsored by Jefferson Community and Technical College and the Kentucky…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Announces 2020 Silver Fleur-De-Lis Winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 19, 2019) – Greater Louisville Inc. will be honoring transformative work happening in west Louisville, an innovative education initiative that’s gaining national acclaim and direct efforts to put Louisville on the map with three Silver Fleur-de-Lis awards at the upcoming Annual Meeting, presented by Baird, on Thurs.,…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Releases 2020 State Legislative Agenda

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 17, 2019) – Before a sold-out audience of business, civic, and community leaders, Greater Louisville Inc. released its legislative priorities for the upcoming sessions in both Kentucky and Indiana. The 2020 State Legislative Agenda includes advocacy in Kentucky for city and county government tax reform, public transportation, expanded…

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GLI Names Sarah Davasher-Wisdom as Successor to GLI President & CEO Kent Oyler

Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, announces that GLI Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff Sarah Davasher-Wisdom has been nominated by GLI’s Executive Committee to succeed GLI President and CEO Kent Oyler, subject to GLI Voting Board approval at GLI’s Annual Meeting on January 23, 2020. Ms….

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Statement on Indiana Governor Holcomb’s Legislative Agenda

“GLI applauds Governor Eric Holcomb for his support of a pregnant workers accommodations legislative measure. “We encourage the Indiana General Assembly to advance this legislation in 2020 and allow Indiana to join the other 27 states, including Kentucky, with providing clear and concise language for when employers are and are…

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Media Advisory: Save the Date! GLI’s Annual Meeting is Thursday, January 23, 2020

Join GLI and presenting sponsor, Baird, on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at KICC for our region’s largest business event of the year, the Greater Louisville Inc. Annual Meeting. At Annual Meeting GLI will kick off its 2020 theme, “The Year of Leadership” with keynote Henry Timms, co-author of the international best…

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Statement from GLI on University of Louisville’s Acquisition of Former KentuckyOne Health Louisville-Area Assets

Greater Louisville Inc. fully supports the University of Louisville’s acquisition of the former KentuckyOne Health Louisville-area assets that are so vital to our community and to the commonwealth. We also strongly endorse the proposed $50 million loan with partial forgiveness to be considered in the Kentucky General Assembly in support…

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GLI Announces New Regional Land Development Task Force

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 31, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc. is taking a bold approach to growth by launching the new Regional Land Development Task Force that will bring together a wide range of voices from the business community to think proactively about our region’s land development, redevelopment, and infill needs…

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GREATER LOUISVILLE 2020 CAMPAIGN REACHES $7 MILLION MARK

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 9, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s GL 2020 campaign is at 92 percent, thanks to several recent contributions from companies like Yum! Brands and a new $300,000 grant from the Gheens Foundation. Yum! Brands joins the James Graham Brown Foundation, the Gheens Foundation and several companies in…

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