Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Louisville's Butchertown Book Release!

The eagerly awaited pictoral history of Butchertown is being released February 8th to stores near you. Local author Edna Kubala gathered photos from several sources to bring this neighborhood to life, with many never before seen pictures of the neighborhood.  Join us in celebrating Butchertown! 

Book Signings:
Saturday, February 13, 2010 , Noon - 4 pm   Edison Birthday Party with light bulb cake!
Thomas Edison House Museum, 729-31 E. Washington St. (Museum admission applies: $5 adult, $3 for  18 and under) 

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 , 6 - 8 pm
The Eye Care Institute, 1536 Story Avenue

Saturday, February 20, 2010 , 2 - 4 pm
Barnes and Nobles, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy.

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 3 p.m.
Miss Cs' Kitchen and Pantry, 1319 Story Ave

Friday, March 05, 2010 , 12 - 1:30 pm
Borders, 400 S. 4th Street

March 05, 2010, 6-8pm
Urban Design Studio, 507 South 3rd Street

April 30, 2010, "Derby" Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop

Kaviar Forge Gallery,  1718 Frankfort Avenue

More Information and signings at: http://historicbutchertown.com/
and Louisville’s Butchertown facebook fan site
Check out Consuming Louisville for a shout out to local attractions!

Pre-order a book from the author at butchertown.contest@gmail.com and enter to win a $25 Louisville Originals gift card. 


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Patrick said...

Dear 9th District Residents and Fellow Kentuckians,

My name is Patrick Joseph Duerr and I am running for the 9th District Louisville Metro Council. I am a Louisville native, and there is no place Sandy, and our daughters Elizabeth, Lauren and Julia would rather call home.

I graduated from Trinity High School and the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. For those of you familiar with Trinity, my great uncle was Father Tom Duerr. My father, Joseph Duerr, has been the Editor for the catholic Record newspaper for 41 years. Sandy and I are parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes catholic church in St. Matthews.

I am the Director of Marketing & Government Contracts for Delta Direct Staffing and Delta Logistics & Distribution. My background as a small business executive, financial advisor and my experience in the environmental sciences makes me a strong candidate to make informed decisions on the critical issues facing our Kentucky communities today.

I am a proud fiscal conservative republican that believes we should utilize our current financial resources more productively, before one more dollar in additional taxes are raised. In addition, I believe the constituents of Louisville our eager for new employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. So I am committed to creating a job growth movement for our city that will allow us to compete once again as an industrial leading city.

I believe that Louisville can become economically sound once again, but we must take care and provide assistance to all the Louisville families and businesses that have been forced to sacrifice and make undesirable decisions during these strenuous times. We can do this by stimulating our city's economy through corporate and small business tax cuts, reducing personal income tax and by aggressively recruiting new businesses to our beautiful city.

The issues facing us are not insurmountable. We just need fresh ideas and an approach that works. Support me in bringing back profitability and growth to Louisville.

Thank You,

Patrick Joseph Duerr

stunoland said...

Louisville has average levels of city taxation. It is the state of Kentucky that has above average rates of taxation. Mr. Duerr, you should think about running state wide if tax reform is going to be your platform.

"So I am committed to creating a job growth movement for our city that will allow us to compete once again as an industrial leading city."

I guess this means you support Swift remaining at its current location in a dense urban neighborhood.

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Patrick_Duerr said...

Dear Stunoland,
I am glad to hear some comments from this board. While I agree that the State of Kentucky is in need of tax reform, I also know that here in Louisville we are the 4th highest taxed city in the country.
Our city's current unemployment rate is 10.6% and the underemployment rate for Jefferson County is near 18%. The metro council does have the authority to adjust our local tax rate and if we want to see these rates drop, than we must address our local tax structure now.
Many local businesses are under tremendous pressure to remain profitable and keep their current level of employees. Over the past year, businesses have seen a steep increase in workman's compensation and unemployment rates, not to mention the increase in medical insurance rates. A reduction in local corporate tax would provide relief. Most business want to hire more employees and we as a city should provide every opportunity possible to help make this happen.
In addition, by reducing the local tax rate our city would be in a more competitive position to attract businesses into our city and state. This in turn would also help bring down the metro's unemployment rate.
Here in the 9th District small businesses are our backbone. From the unique restaurants and boutiques that make up Frankfort Avenue and St. Matthews to the beauty of our neighborhoods, we are all dependent upon their success.
Please feel free to contact me at anytime if anyone would like to discuss further.

Thank you.

Patrick Duerr