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Hundreds of positions need filling at Hoosier job fair

courier-journal.com — Several dozen local employers will be recruiting to fill more than 1,000 positions at a job fair sponsored by JobNewsUSA.com scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Southern Indiana. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 300 Spring St. in Jeffersonville, next to Horner Novelty. Admission and parking are free.

Main St Association celebrating 20th year

courier-journal.com — The Main Street Association, whose goal is to promote business and attractions along the city's chief cultural corridor, is celebrating its 20th year. The organization, which works closely with the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, plans a benefit progressive dinner on Oct 7 -- an event that the association is promoting as "an evening of fine dining and distilling at four of our city's" premier downtown venues.

Freakin' Unbelievable Burgers to open at Mall St. Matthews

courier-journal.com — If the food doesn't get your attention, the name probably will. Pardon our language, but a restaurant called Freakin' Unbelievable Burgers plans to open an outlet in Mall St. Matthews. The restaurant received a permit Friday for the 1,010-square-foot business, according to the city Planning & Design Services website.

Hoosier leather company moving, adding jobs

courier-journal.com — Silver Creek Leather Co. plans to move from its current location in New Albany, Ind., to a 30,000-square-foot site at 5035 Keystone Blvd. off Highway 62, in Jeffersonville. One Southern Indiana, the area's chamber of commerce, and the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

U of L plans presidential debate watch party

courier-journal.com — The University of Louisville is inviting primarily millennial-age voters along with the general public to a presidential debate watch party Monday at 8 p.m. in the Ekstrom Library's Chao Auditorium at Belknap Campus.

Not again! Headaches return for Ky. 22 drivers

courier-journal.com — Second verse, same as the first. In a closure that is bound to inconvenience thousands of East End commuters, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a heavily traveled stretch of Brownsboro Road, Ky. 22, starting Oct. 3 to replace a deteriorating stone arch culvert over Little Goose Creek near Ten Broeck Way.

Meditation room opens at airport terminal

courier-journal.com — As part the Louisville International Airport terminal enhancement project, a meditation room has opened in the terminal's west hall, behind the American Airlines, United Airlines and OneJet ticket counters. The facility is intended to provide passengers and visitors a place for quiet meditation and reflection, airport officials said.

Fair board narrows search for new CEO to two

courier-journal.com — The Kentucky State Fair Board has narrowed its search for a new president and chief executive officer to two unidentified people. "We have no plans to issue the names publically," the board chairman, Dr. Mark Lynn, said at a meeting Thursday. Lynn said the full board will meet Oct.

Blitz underway for Habitat houses in Smoketown

courier-journal.com — The local Habitat for Humanity organization, with some generous help from General Electric Appliances employees and other partners, is undertaking a three-day blitz to upgrade housing in the Smoketown neighborhood south of Broadway. Mayor Greg Fischer is scheduled to join Habitat, G.E., and other representatives involved in the project, for a news conference at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept.

Europen furniture store opens on Frankfort Ave

courier-journal.com — Susan and Matt Straub have opened the European Splendor store at 2232 Frankfort Ave. The store is specializing in imported, high-end European home furnishings, accessories, gifts, and other items. The Straubs started the boutique-style European Splendor in 2000 after living in the Czech Republic.
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