Category: Biz Briefs
Blue Equity Closes With Rubis Group Blue Equity has closed a transaction with the Rubis Group (NYSE Euronext Paris: RUI) for the sale of The Antilles Group Limited (“TAG”), the licensed user of Shell brands in the country of Jamaica. The transaction was finalized at the end of 2012 for an undisclosed amount. In 2011, [...]
AT&T, Junior Achievement Collaborate AT&T employees teamed up with 50 Western High School students to mentor life and career skills on Dec. 14, as part of AT&T’s goal to provide 1 million hours of mentoring to students at risk of dropping out of high school. Aspire Job Mentoring is part of AT&T’s Aspire Mentoring Academy, [...]
2012 Good Neighbor Awards The Frankfort Avenue Business Association awarded the 2012 Good Neighbor Awards to the Crescent Hill Trading Company and the United Crescent Hill Ministries on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration. The Good Neighbor Awards are presented each year to an individual, business or organization that makes a significant [...]
This week in business, Distilled Spirits Epicenter, an educational, training and craft distillery, announced that is has joined the Kentucky Distillers’ Association; Louisville’s $101 million redevelopment of Sheppard Square will begin with new construction in the Smoketown neighborhood; The University of Louisville was one of six 2012 recipients of an Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation Award for Webcenter design; and this holiday season, Joseph’s Salon and Spa will pledge $5 of every $100 purchased in gift cards to the American Red Cross to aid in disaster relief.
Gift From Humana Foundation Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana has received a gift of $170,000 from the Humana Foundation to fund the development of an innovative Intergenerational Mentoring Program designed to improve relationship building between senior citizens and children and to benefit their overall well being. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ research has shown that [...]
Heine Brothers’ Coffee is expanding its presence in Louisville with the opening of its newest location in St. Matthews on Nov. 28. In addition to its new shop, Heine Brothers’ is also teaming up with the Center for Women and Families for the “Care in a Cup” holiday initiative at the Blankenbaker Parkway location on Nov. 29.
The Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (CMKI), a world-renowned nonprofit education and research organization located in Louisville, Ky., hosted the annual CMKI Hands On Award Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Galt House Hotel & Suites.
This week in business, Easter Seals West Kentucky announced plans to open a new regional program for children with special health care needs; the Kentucky Opera will be collecting used shoes to be donated to WaterStep, a nonprofit organization that works to save lives at risk from waterborne illness; Huddleston Bolen LLP lawyers James Cleveland and Kathiejane Oehler have been named as Kentucky Super Lawyers; and 21c Museum Hotel’s flock of limited edition Yellow Penguin sculptures by Italian artists Cracking Art Group will soon make its way to Cincinnati.