New community-focused resource for mental health care opens to save lives and restore families in Hillview

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Isaiah House, Kentucky’s community-focused nonprofit network of mental health and addiction recovery resources, proudly announced the opening of its Real Hope Behavioral Health Center in Hillview Tuesday, continuing the organization’s mission of offering help, hope and healing to the people of Kentucky. Isaiah House is Kentucky’s largest non-profit addiction treatment […]

Multi-million dollar investment in water infrastructure to support economic development is coming to Bullitt County

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky The business sector along I-65 South continues to grow. Expansion with bourbon distillers, BlueOval SK and supporting companies means there’s a need for additional water supply. Working with the water providers in Bullitt, Nelson, Meade and Hardin counties, Louisville Water is supporting this growth with infrastructure that will deliver millions […]

University of Kentucky selected as member of Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health Investor Catalyst Hub network

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky The University of Kentucky has been selected as a spoke for the Investor Catalyst Hub, a regional hub of ARPANET-H, a nationwide health innovation network launched by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). UK Innovate, UK’s innovation, entrepreneurship and economic enterprise for University research, is leading the initiative […]

Louisville architecture firm shares history behind iconic Twin Spires design

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Luckett & Farley’s historic relationship with Churchill Downs includes many projects that enhance the experience of the horseracing industry, including the original Twin Spires designed in 1894. The Twin Spires continue to captivate race fans as the backdrop for the Kentucky Derby. Luckett & Farley is proud to share this […]

VIDEO: New computer science program opening doors for Kentucky high school students

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky After the Kentucky General Assembly included a $3 million appropriation in its latest budget proposal, We Lead CS, a first-of-its-kind online computer science career academy, will open its virtual doors to students in August – just in time for the 2024-25 academic year. The new program will allow high school […]

Your pre-Kentucky Derby 150 event guide

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Kentucky Derby season is upon us, and that means the city of Louisville is preparing to celebrate. We’ve put together a list of notable events happening over the next month to help get you in the Derby spirit leading up to the Run for the Roses! Caesars Foundation of Floyd […]

Republic Bank named one of the Best-Performing Large Community Banks in the country, highest ranked among banks headquartered in Kentucky

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky  Republic Bank announced on Wednesday, March 27, it has been named a top-50 best-performing bank in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Top 50 Community Banks with assets of $3 -10 billion, with the highest ranking of any bank headquartered in Kentucky. The rankings assess the performance of banking institutions based on returns, […]

Beam Suntory, University of Kentucky commit to advancing global spirits industry, continue strategic partnership

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Beam Suntory, a global leader in premium spirits, has renewed its strategic partnership with the University of Kentucky James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits to help strengthen Kentucky’s signature industry for generations to come. The continued partnership between Beam Suntory and UK will ensure the Institute continues to offer unparalleled […]

Lexington nonprofit tying haircuts to health

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky In many communities, the barbershop is more than just a place for a haircut. It’s a gathering place where stories are told, and information is exchanged. Project Ricochet, a community-based organization working diligently to increase equity in health care, hosted its first Barbershop Showcase and Public Health Fair at Lexington’s […]

Health, wellness and recovery resources in the Commonwealth

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Kentuckians have faced unprecedented challenges over the past few years. Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and the loss, isolation, frustration and financial hardships that came after took a toll on the Commonwealth, which has resulted in harmful habits for many. Finding and utilizing resources to help with mental or behavioral health, […]