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From the Desk of the CEO 9/23/21

We join our community in grieving the tragic and senseless murder of JCPS student, Tyree Smith, who was killed waiting at his bus stop on Wednesday. Tyree was an Eastern High School student with a bright future that was taken far too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tyree’s…

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Investor Spotlight: Bristol Bar & Grille

Company: Bristol Bar & Grille Founded In: 1977 Number of Employees: 65 currently Describe what your organization does in two sentences.  Every day we strive to earn loyalty from our guests, employees and communities through great food, sincere hospitality, and genuine pride in serving others. We are the definition of…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Frank Buster

Name: Frank A Buster Title: Business Development Company: Byrne Insurance Group How long have you been a GLI Ambassador?: 4 yrs What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I love the number of people I get to meet from all areas of the city. Also to see…

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From the Desk of the CEO: 9/21/21

We are more than 18 months into this pandemic, and the duration remains uncertain. However, one thing is clear. The only way we can control the spread of COVID-19 and keep our economy running is to get as many people as possible vaccinated. Despite Pfizer’s BioNTech’s mRNA vaccine being FDA…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Celebrates One Year of ‘Now Louisville’

First anniversary highlights significant progress in executing five-year strategic plan Louisville, Ky. (September 20, 2021) – Today Greater Louisville Inc. recognized the one-year anniversary of its five-year strategic plan, NOW Louisville. Since the strategy launched in 2020, 78 companies with a local presence have contributed over $3.26 million to fund…

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Sarah Davasher-Wisdom selected to join prestigious U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee

Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2021) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s president and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, was one of 12 new executives selected for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100). Davasher-Wisdom will represent GLI and join the group of experienced leaders to advise the U.S. Chamber’s board of directors,…

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Op-Ed: House action on infrastructure is critical to Louisville’s economic growth

This article originally appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal on September 16, 2021 For most of us, infrastructure is a constant. You assume you will have access to safe and reliable roads and bridges to take you to work or on vacation. You assume water will come out of the faucet…

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GLI Issues Statement on President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate

Greater Louisville Inc.’s president and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, issued the following statement on President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees.

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GLI’s Advocacy Efforts During Kentucky’s Special Session

After three busy and chaotic days, the General Assembly completed their work and adjourned late Thursday night for the 2021 Special Legislative Session. Kentucky lawmakers sent four bills to Governor Beshear, two of which he vetoed and two that he signed. The General Assembly quickly voted to override those vetoes…

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Greater Louisville Inc. hosts Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, shares local best practices

Louisville, Ky. (September 9, 2021) – Today, Greater Louisville Inc. hosted the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce as they visit Louisville to glean best practices related to community engagement. GLI collaborated with the Pensacola Chamber to connect them with local leaders and develop a two-day immersive, learning experience in Louisville. GLI’s…

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