August 10, 2018

Metro Council President David James (D-6)

Metro Council President David James (D-6)
Councilman James talks about different topics impacting WAVE Country such as District 6 and District 8 partnering with the Department of Public Health to allow citizens to decide how to spend money and the multiple infrastructure failures around Louisville.

He also talks about things to be excited for around WAVE Country like the Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival and Jazz in Central Park.

Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival
Friday, August 24, 6-10pm
Central Park Amphitheater, 1340 S 4th Street
$10, benefits the Old Louisville Neighborhood Council
21 + over event

Jazz in Central Park
Sunday, August 26, 5-8pm
Central Park, 1340 South 4th Street
Free admission

St James Art Show
October 5-7

Garvin Gate Blues Festival
October 12 and 13
Oak Street and Garvin Place


NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, is hosting a walk to raise money and awareness to ensure vital, free classes and services are available to those in need of them. NAMI wants to show that people are not alone and that mental illness affects everyone. They hope to stop the stigma associated with mental illness.

Lindse Murphy, President of NAMI Louisville, has been exposed to mental illness since she was a child. Growing up with a bipolar and emotionally depressed mother, Lindse eventually decided to pursue therapy as a profession. Today, she's a Chief Operating Officer with UHS Health currently serving at Wellstone Regional Hospital, a 100-bed psychiatric hospital and outpatient center for children, adolescents and adults located in Southern Indiana.

Lindse also currently serves as NAMI's Board President, a role she took on to further promote their mission of providing free classes and services for those who have been affected by mental illness. Lindse walks for her mom and the many individuals who she encounters each day in her role at Wellstone and with NAMI.

NAMI Step Forward for Mental Health Walk
Tomorrow, Harbor Lawn of Waterfront Park
Registration, 9am
Walk begins 10:30am
Refreshment tent with popcorn, snow-cones, fruit, granola bars, coffee, tea and water
Door prizes, cool zone, selfie station

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