KYTC project will transform downtown Louisville’s Main Street

By Shayla Lohman, Building Kentucky On Tuesday, March 19, a public meeting was held to introduce Main Remade, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project that will significantly enhance existing traffic patterns along Main Street in downtown Louisville. Main Remade will enhance safety and accessibility by converting the current one-way street into a two-way street, making travel […]

National infrastructure leaders visit Frankfort to spotlight Mountain Parkway Expansion

By Jeff Urbanchuk, ACEC A critical infrastructure project that will connect the state and unlock significant opportunities for economic development, jobs and opportunity for eastern Kentucky was showcased by the national Engineering and Public Works Roadshow today at an event in the rotunda of the New State Capitol Building.  The current Mountain Parkway Expansion fulfills a promise […]

ECTC and Family Scholar House announce half million-dollar BlueOval SK commitment to expand resources, career pathways for student parents

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC), Family Scholar House and BlueOval SK are joining forces to construct the brand-new BlueOval SK Family Services Building at the Family Scholar House ECTC Campus in Hardin County. Fueled by a five-year, $500,000 total pledge from BlueOval SK, the facility will provide much-needed wrap […]

Republic Bank announces record gift to Metro United Way

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Republic Bank hosted an event to announce a record gift to Metro United Way, and to thank employee donors at one of its downtown locations Thursday morning. The total gift of over $188,000 from this year’s campaign marks the Bank’s largest ever combined corporate and employee donation. “Republic Bank and […]

Maryhurst celebrates 180th anniversary of serving children and families in greatest need

By Jamie Johnson, Building Kentucky Maryhurst, Kentucky’s oldest child welfare nonprofit, is celebrating 180 years of fulfilling its mission – to strengthen and empower children and families in greatest need. On Tuesday, February 6th, the organization brought together community leaders, volunteers, supporters and staff to celebrate the significant achievement of 180 years. “Celebrating 180 years […]

VIDEO: An Inside look at LouCity and Racing Louisville’s Training Center

By Jamie Johnson, Building Kentucky The Lynn Family Sports Vision + Training Center, home to Louisville’s professional soccer teams LouCity and Racing Louisville opened in July of 2021. The TowerPinkster team, a full-service design firm serving the greater Louisville region, designed the space over a former landfill. The facility includes locker rooms for both soccer […]

Kentucky’s metals industry attracts global interest, investment

By Tom Lally, Building Kentucky Global and homegrown leaders in the metals industry invested hundreds of millions of dollars in Kentucky in 2023. Considering the environment for the metals industry in the Commonwealth, it’s easy to see why they chose to grow here. The Bluegrass state offers unmatched production capacity for metal fabrication, a reliable […]

Q&A: Sitting Down with Dr. Amanda Gumbert

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Dr. Amanda Gumbert serves as an Extension Water Quality Specialist with the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food & Environment. Having grown up on a farm in rural Kentucky, she is also an expert on agriculture and natural resources. Dr. Gumbert sat down with Building Kentucky to discuss […]

Metro United Way invests in solutions for systematic issues, commits to new priorities and focuses on equity for all

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Metro United Way is no longer a community chest pass-through organization, but one that strategically invests in solutions to persistent and systemic issues to help our community achieve better outcomes. Metro United Way supercharges organizations through capacity building, resources, training, mental health support, public policy collaboration and more. Republic Bank […]

Dare to Care welcomes historic leadership team to lead, feed and conquer the cycle of need

By Tom Lally, Building Kentucky As Dare to Care works to better understand its neighbors, improve its practices and redefine food banking, the local nonprofit welcomes three integral new leadership team roles.  “Ann Brown, Dr. Ursula Mullins and Jacquelyne Richardson will play an important role in stewarding a new, more innovative approach to food banking […]

Kentucky nonprofit pioneers international clean water effort; donation honoring Old National Bank victim to fuel further work

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky An anonymous $500,000 donation made in honor of Tommy Elliott, who died during the mass shooting inside Old National Bank last April, will launch the expansion of Louisville-developed clean water technology that will transform health outcomes for millions of people around the world. WaterStep, a Louisville-based nonprofit whose mission is […]

Lexington Sporting Club season tickets on sale as club prepares to move into its new home

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Lexington Sporting Club has officially made season tickets available for purchase for its 2024 season after announcing its intention to build its much-anticipated stadium at a site off of I-75 in Lexington. Season tickets start at $225 for LSC’s men’s USL League One team, with many options for seating available. […]