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AUG 2019

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LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 8.19 17 THIS IS AN AD A sampling of local businesses who are LIBA members. For a complete, searchable list, download our app or visit keeplouisvilleweird. com/directory. Sky's the Limit Stilt Walking 938-9047, skysthelimitstiltwalking.com Sky's the Limit Stilt Walking is a professional stilt walking company located in beautiful Louisville, KY. We take pride in making your event unique and special. Now featuring face painting as well! Apocalypse Brew Works 1612 Mellwood Ave., 296-5100, apocalypsebrewworks.com We have brews available on tap at various local fine drinking establishments or stop in to the brewery to drink a pint and get a growler to go! KMAC Museum 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, kmacmuseum.org KMAC Museum is a contemporary art museum that connects people to art and creative practice. We're a 501c3 nonprofit located on Museum Row in Downtown Louisville. Katharos 6202 Hines Mill Way, 859-303-1565, katharos.us Premiere local retailer for conscientious, natural, organic & toxin-free skin & hair care & cosmetics. Mission: refocus & revitalize the industry by increasing access to high quality pure products. Greak Marketing 649-7172, greakmarketing.com We want to connect businesses to college consumers on campus. If you're just wanting to increase student traffic to your page or make a statement on campus then you need to GO GREAK! Saturday, July 27, 4-8 p.m. Iroquois Park Amphitheater We're keeping South Louisville weird with this fair that will feature live music from Wax Factory and Soul Circus, craft beer and booths from local businesses, musicians, artists and craftspeople, & community organizations with South Louisville ties. Bring the family and discover adventure and diversity in South Louisville! We think the Institute for Local Self Reliance does a great job summarizing this concept: Entrepreneurship fuels job creation. Across the country, the rate of new business formation has fallen sharply over the last 20 years, contributing to sluggish job growth and wage stagnation. "New businesses account for nearly all net new job creation," concludes a Kauffman Foundation research brief. (1) Cities that achieve higher rates of entrepreneurship and new business creation than the national average are better off. They generate more jobs, which in turn lifts wages. While cities may be tempted to focus only on tech startups, expanding opportunities for residents to launch businesses that meet community needs in retail, services, food production, and other sectors can have even greater impact. (1) "The Importance of Young Firms for Economic Growth," Jason Wiens & Chris Jackson, Entrepreneurship Policy Digest, Kauffman Foundation, 2015. Louisville Independent Business Alliance: (502) 473-4687 keeplouisvilleweird.com jennifer@keeplouisvilleweird.com Luxurious Kitchens | Expert Craftsmanship | Genuine Customer Service DesignerBuildersKY.com

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