Description: The 9th District and One Stop Drop are holding a Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at the lower gravel parking lot at the Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue. This drive-thru event is free. We will be accepting a multitude of items to be recycled, including paper for shredding, cell phones and handheld electronics, household furniture, clothing, children and baby items, medical supplies, shoes (new, used, and worn out), household building supplies, household electronics, medical supplies, TVs (working and cable ready only), and batteries (rechargeable only). More details will be coming soon.
We are looking for volunteers to help direct traffic and collect donations. If you are interested in volunteering please call 574-1109 or email Katie at email@example.com.
Description: Louisville's Bike to Work Day Celebration is taking place on Friday, May 17, 2013. Four locations around town will be set up at 7 a.m. so commuters can meet up and ride with others. Then at lunchtime at 4th Street Live downtown, we get together to celebrate the bicycle and give away a bike!
Leading up to the event, we're working to make a bike commuter out of YOU! We're offering free bike escorts if you want to try bicycle commuting, and a commuter challenge!
Description: The University of Louisville is partnering with the Lincoln Heritage Council to offer “A College for a Day” experience to local youth. This is your chance to work with University of Louisville professors and learn skills that will better prepare you for college and the “real world”. Participants must be in middle or high school, under 18 years of age and have parent/guardian permission to participate.
Description: PAL Coalition is partnering with the UofL's (BRICC) Coalition, LMPD and the DEA to hold a prescription drug toss. The drug toss provides residents with a free, safe and convenient way to dispose of expired prescription drugs as well as over-the-counter medications. Bring these items to either location this Saturday, May 18th, for safe disposal. Containers will be recycled.
Description: The Louisville Independent Business Alliance will be putting together a series of events and programs designed to grow locally-owned, independent businesses in South Louisville. What we’d like to achieve:
Stability and growth of current independent businesses in South Louisville
The start of new independent businesses in South Louisville
The expansion of current independent businesses from other areas of town into South Louisville
We want your feedback and participation! Please come to the South Louisville Stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, May 29th 5:30-6:30pm at Khalil’s (10966 Dixie Highway). Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-500-4669.
Description: The Jefferson County Extension Service is offering a one day rain garden workshop from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday, May 30 covering the following topics:
Rain gardens and their role in stormwater management
Landscape/lawn assessment: locating the site for a rain garden
Rain garden construction: size, design, and installation
Plant selection, care, and rain garden maintenance
The event will take place at the Extension Service office at 810 Barret Avenue in the morning and in the afternoon participants will install a rain garden at Breslin Park, 1388 Lexington Road. The event costs $15 and includes lunch. Please RSVP by Friday, May 17th by calling Sarah Stolz at 502.569.2344 ext 120 or email email@example.com.
Description: The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Jefferson County will take place May 31, 2013 at Waggener Traditional High School from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Relay For Life is a community-based, volunteer-driven event where community members unite to celebrate cancer survivors, remember lost loved ones and fight back against a disease that affects so many. Funds raised through Relay For Life support the American Cancer Society's mission to create a world with more birthdays by helping people stay well, by helping them get well, by finding cures and by fighting back. To register your team for Relay For Life of Jefferson County, visit: relayforlife.org/jeffersonky or Trish Kite-Hannon at 502-560-6027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.