June 20, 2012 - 8:57pm
“Introducing Paralympic sport to individuals in our community is a priority for
“We have a commitment to inspire and encourage individuals with disabilities to be physically active, and to provide opportunities for rigorous training, competitive fun and social recreation,” said Mike Heitz, director of Metro Parks.
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has designated Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation a Paralympic Sport Club.  By conferring this designation, U.S. Paralympics recognizes Metro Parks’ Adapted Leisure Activities division for its promotion of athletic...
June 12, 2012 - 7:02pm
Mayor Fischer, with Brian Riendeau Of Dare to Care and Roger Eaton of YUM! Brand
“We truly are a community of compassionate and caring people and I’m constantly amazed at what we can do when private and public sectors team up for a worthy cause,” Fischer said. “What a great way to connect to our roots as a river city, have healthy exercise and fun and raise critical funds for those in need.”
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Yum! Brands announced today the launch of the 2012 Paddle for Hunger, a weekend of paddleboat racing, recreational floats, and various competitive events to raise funds for Dare to Care Food Bank and The World Food Programme.  The event will coincide with the...