District 9 eNews - Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Kyle Ethridge
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Junk Set-Out Weekend - District 9


It’s time to clean house and get ready for another junk collection for the 9th District Urban Services District (USD). You may begin setting out your junk this Friday, November 6 in the afternoon. All junk must be set out by Monday, November 9 at 6:00 a.m. The goal is to collect all junk by Friday, November 13 but delays sometimes occur. For collection guidelines please visit http://louisvilleky.gov/government/public-works/services/junk-and-bulk-trash-disposal. Sign up for junk set out reminders by email and text, click here!

UCHM Community Yard Sale – Saturday, November 7


United Crescent Hill Ministries (UCHM), 150 S. State Street, is hosting a community yard sale from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event is rain or shine. This is a great opportunity to buy some reasonably priced practical household or office goods, craft items, and fun things to decorate with for fall and upcoming holidays. For more information, contact Soni Castleberry, Gayle Collins, or Mark Howell at 893-0346. 

Brownsboro Road/Story Avenue Paving


The Kentucky Department of Transportation (KYTC) has notified our office that the repaving and restriping of Brownsboro Road and Story Avenue, near the curve, is scheduled for this Saturday, November 7, weather permitting. In order to do the work, KYTC will be closing Brownsboro Road (between Mellwood & Story) and Story Avenue at 9:00 PM on Friday, November 6. The road will remain closed no later than Sunday, November 8 at 6:00 AM.

During the closure there will be intermittent periods when work is not going on as different crews enter and leave the job. During the closure there will be no parking on any portion of Story Avenue.

Please visit, http://transportation.ky.gov/district-5/Pages/default.aspx, for more traffic advisories including:

US 42 (Story Avenue): Lane closures and delays possible between Frankfort Avenue and Mellwood Avenue (mile points 0.6 to 0.9) due to roadway resurfacing. End Date: 11/15/15

If you have any additional questions, please contact Kevin Bailey at 210-5540 or visit the KYTC District 5 Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5/?fref=ts

Sustainability Story: 2015 Summit This Weekend

Sustainability Council

The Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) and Louisville Metro’s Office of Sustainability invite you to attend the second annual Sustainability Summit on November 5 and 6, 2015. An opening reception will be held tonight (Thursday) at Copper & Kings, 1121 East Washington Street, in Butchertown.  On Friday, the event will move to the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. 

The opening reception from 5:30 - 8:30pm tonight will include welcome presentations, hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and special entertainment.

On Friday, November 6, from 8:00am - 5:30pm, participants will attend plenary and breakout sessions focused on improving Louisville's air quality.   Tracks include: Buildings, Land Use & Transportation, Alternative Energy, Natural Systems and Community Engagement.  A full agenda is at the link below.  A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Registration for the Sustainability Summit includes entrance to the Thursday evening and Friday events, as well as a one-year membership with the LSC. 

LSC Members - $50 - Coupon required
General Admission - $75
Students - $25

Register online and view the agenda here:  http://louisvillesustainabilitycouncil.org/sustainability-summit/

We’d like to feature your sustainability story - a resident or business doing good things for the environment.  Riding the bus, bicycling, walking, gardening and more - our eNews will feature practices which can benefit all of us.  Send your story to Bill Hollander or Kyle Ethridge

ABC Notifications

ABC notifications

Attached please find a New Location memo and Courier Journal Legal advertisement for a Quota Retail Liquor by the Drink, NQ4 Retail Malt Beverage by the Drink, Sunday Liquor by the Drink, ABC Caterer's, Sampling, and 4 a.m. Extended Drink Hours License(s) being applied for, located at 2235 Frankfort Avenue, Ste. 101-103, Louisville, KY. 40206.  The ad ran in The Courier Journal Wednesday, October 28, 2015.

Any person, association, corporation, or body politic may protest the granting of the license by writing the Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1003 Twilight Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601-8400, within 30 days of the date of this legal publication.

Notice of Planning & Design Public Meetings

For basic details for below case/s please visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/PlanningDesign/Click on “Search Case Information” link on the left navigation bar.  Then select the “home” tab and select the type of case and enter the above case number.  For specific case information please call or email the listed case manager.  If you have any questions please contact Planning & Design directly at 574-6230.


Download the Solid Waste Brochure

Solid Waste Brochure  

Please visit the following link, https://louisvilleky.gov/sites/default/files/solid_waste_brochure_final_9-17-15.pdf, to download a guide to garbage, recycling, yard waste and junk collection services and all things Solid Waste in Louisville Metro.  

Make a donation of items to UCHM

food pantry

United Crescent Hill Ministries (UCHM) is in need of the following items for their food pantry: canned vegetables, canned fruits, canned meats, dry pasta / spaghetti, and spaghetti sauce. They also need the following school supplies: Wide Rule loose leaf (in packets), Subject notebooks (different color covers), Composition notebooks (non-spiral), Early elementary writing tables (1st, 2nd, & 3rd grades), Pocket Folders without clips to hold loose leaf (different colors) – plastic & regular, Pocket Folders with clips & pockets (different colors) – plastic & regular, Crayons & Markers & Colored Pencils, 2” & 3” binders (3-ring binders), #2 Pencils, traditional yellow school pencils, Index Cards, Rulers, Pink Erasers, Glue Sticks, Scissors – Blunt & Pointy, and Pencil Boxes.

Donations may be dropped off at UCHM at the corner of State and Frankfort Avenue (150 S. State Street) anytime between 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

58th Annual Pancake Day – Saturday, November 14


Boy Scouts of America Troop 1 and Pack 1 are holding their 58th Annual Pancake Day on Saturday, November 14th from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Crescent Hill United Methodist Church (Frankfort and Peterson Avenues). Cost is $7 for all the pancakes you can eat (under 5 eat free). Please also visit the yard sale, bake sale and craft sale at the church at the same time.

Volunteer for Everyone 1 Reads

Every 1 Reads

Every 1 Reads is a community-wide initiative designed to help JCPS students get to proficiency in literacy.  The initiative, which began in 2004, matches volunteers with students in schools and at Out-of-School Time (OST) Learning Place sites which provide academic and recreational opportunities for students before and after school and throughout the summer. Community volunteers are critical to Every 1 Reads.  These volunteers work one-on-one with students for 30 minutes each week to help them become “reading detectives”.

There are so many students who could read so much better if someone just took the time to connect with them.  It only takes 30 minutes a week, and JCPS provides training before you are paired with a student.  For more information or to volunteer please visit, www.jefferson.kyschools.us/Programs/EveryoneReadsVol/ or call 485-3710.

Community Conversation on Tuesday, November 17


The next Community Conversation is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Tuesday, November 17 at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road.  I have invited Mr. Michael Prather with FiberTech to speak about the small cell antennas and poles that are planned for the District, some of which have already been installed.  We have asked a number of questions about these, which result from a franchise agreement entered into in July 2014.  A recent Insider Louisville article is here: http://insiderlouisville.com/metro/new-small-cell-towers-right-ways-installed-city-franchisee-irk-neighbors/

This is an opportunity for you to learn about the franchise agreement and ask any questions regarding the antennas. This is also an opportunity for you to visit with me about any concerns, issues or suggestions at a time and place we hope will be convenient to you.  Please mark your calendar and stop by – and bring along a friend or neighbor!

Volunteers Needed for the 2015 Tax Season


For the past seveal years, the District 9 office has hosted a mobile tax preparation site at United Crescent Hill Ministries, offering free tax preparation to individuals and families under a certain income bracket. Each year we depend on volunteers to help prepare taxes and greet clients at our mobile site. We have a few dedicated volunteers that help us out every year, but we need more! This year we’d like to offer additional tax preparation dates and hope you’ll consider joining our team! If you are interested in volunteering for the 2015 tax season (February-April 2016) please contact Kyle Ethridge at kyle.ethridge@louisvilleky.gov or call 574-1109. The first volunteer training will be offered on December 12. Volunteers are needed to help prepare taxes AND greet clients.

FREE Mammogram Screenings in December


On Friday, December 11, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, the 9th District office, in partnership with U of L Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, will offer FREE mammograms at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street.  To make an appointment please contact my office at 574-1109.  Mammograms are for women age 40 and over. There is no cost to eligible women without insurance.  Women with insurance will need to bring their card so a claim may be filed. 

District 9 Calendar Events

Below are some Ninth District calendar events!  To view a full listing of events please visit the District 9 Blog at http://district9news.wordpress.com/.  If you would like to submit events to be considered for the blog calendar please email Kyle Ethridge or call 574-1109.

Friday, November 6: Shine Music & Movement Studio, 2117 Payne Street, to host Ageless Grace personal practice seminar from 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Four-hour seminar is $55. Please Register Online at www.agelessgrace.com.

Saturday, November 7: UCHM, 150 S. State Street, to host a community yard sale from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is a rain or shine event! Plan to attend to shop or rent a 2x4 table for $20 and sell you own items. For more information contact UCHM at 893-0346.

Saturday, November 7: Bingham Park volunteer opportunity from 10:00 a.m. – Noon.  Bingham Park is located on Coral Avenue off Frankfort Avenue.  Cleanups are scheduled the 1st Saturday of every month.  Please note these dates are subject to cancellation due to weather. For more information and to register, please call Sarah Wolff at 456-8125 or visit www.olmstedparks.org/events

Saturday, November 7: APH to host Reclaiming the Dream: The Story of Rehabilitation for Blinded Veterans from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at 1839 Frankfort Avenue. The program explores the birth of modern rehabilitation, the origins of orientation and mobility, a screening of the classic 1953 documentary "The Long Cane," and the personal stories of recent graduates of V.A. programs. Free to the public but space is limited so registration is required. Call 502-899-2213 or email kcarpenter@aph.org to register. Best for older children and adults.

Saturday, November 7 - Sunday, November 8: 9th Annual Derby City Cup (DCC) Cyclocross event at Eva Bandman Park. Riders can register at www.thederbycitycup.com.

Monday, November 9: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host Microsoft PowerPoint 1 at 9:00 a.m. This class is an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint, a program used to create slideshows and presentations. Topics include getting started, adding graphics, and presenting your slideshow. Call to register. Questions please contact the library at 574-1771.

Tuesday, November 10: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host Your Library Resources - What the LFPL Website Has for You at 9:00 a.m. This class will cover the resources at your disposal on our LFPL.ORG website. Questions please contact the library at 574-1771.

Tuesday, November 10: The Robley Rex VA Medical Center presents "From War to Home" art exhibit from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at 800 Zorn Avenue, west entrance, E005 Conference Room. Children activities will be provided and light refreshments will be served. For more information click here.

Tuesday, November 10: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host handling difficult personalities at 7:00 p.m. How does one deal with difficult personalities? The tank. The sniper. The grenade, etc. Arleen Carr, M.Ed. can show you how to be effective and still keep your cool. Questions please contact the library at 574-1793.

Wednesday, November 11: 91.9 WFPK Radio to host Louisville's FREE winter concert series with performances by David Wax Museum and Daniel Martin Moore. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and performances begin at 7:30 p.m. There is a pre-concert reception from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. WFPK Winter Wednesday concerts take place once a month November - February at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street. Visit WFPK.org for the latest information.

Thursday, November 12: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host scrabble club at 2:30 p.m. Questions please contact the library at 574-1771.

Thursday, November 12: Carmichael's Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, to host Ed Hamilton for a reading and signing of newest book, The Chintz Age: Tales of Love for a New New York at 7:00 p.m. For questions please contact the store at 896-6950.

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