Posts Tagged: friends of the waterfront

Board Member Spotlight: Jacob Mercier

Friends of the Waterfront is back with another Board Member Spotlight blog post! We’re focusing our spotlight this month on board member, Jacob Mercier. Jacob works in the Louisville, KY real estate market and also finds time to act as President of the Friends of the Waterfront board. As President, he works with others who… Read more »

Board Member Spotlight: James Meara

This month to show appreciation of our Board of Directors, we’re focusing our spotlight on board member, James Meara. James is involved with Thorntons Inc. and oversees the membership committee at the Friends of the Waterfront. We appreciate everything James does for Friends of the Waterfront! Get to know a little bit more about him below…. Read more »

Dogs of the Waterfront: Meet Jenna

Friends of the Waterfront is back with a new installation in our Dogs of the Waterfront blog series. After being inspired by Humans of New York, we’re now featuring different dogs who are often found enjoying Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Name: Jenna Lyons a.k.a. “Jenna” Breed: Sprollie, (Springer Spaniel/Border Collie) Age: 6 Jenna is new to Louisville but… Read more »

Friends of the Waterfront’s 26th Annual Silver Anchor Awards Reception to be held September 14, 2017 on the Belle of Louisville

Friends of the Waterfront, a Louisville, KY non-profit organization, is excited to announce that the 26th Annual Silver Anchor Awards Reception will take place Thursday, September 14, 2017 on the Belle of Louisville. At this year’s event, Friends of the Waterfront will honor two award recipients for their continued and outstanding support of Waterfront Park: Matt Thornton, CEO… Read more »

Forecastle Festival Weekend: Tips from Friends of the Waterfront

Louisville Forecastle

It is almost time to set sail again on the S.S. Forecastle Festival Weekend. Once a small local gathering back in 2012, Forecastle is now a large-scale, full on festival that attracts thousands of music fans to Louisville’s own Waterfront Park. Forecastle founder, J.K. McKnight isn’t shying away from an eclectic lineup of artists this… Read more »

There’s a New Lady in Town!

Georgia Queen Christened Mary M. Miller

Former Georgia Queen gets a new berth, new name at Louisville Waterfront Park! As recently shared by the Waterfront Development Corporation, the new addition to the Belle of Louisville operation, a riverboat formerly known as the Georgia Queen, will be christened the Mary M. Miller in honor of the first woman in the United States to receive a… Read more »