Leadership Louisville Center presents Ignite the Night on May 15

A spirited social celebrating our region’s up-and-coming leaders

Louisville, Kentucky (April 22, 2013) – The eighth annual Ignite the Night, a spirited social celebrating our region’s up-and-coming leaders, will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 5-7 p.m. at The Pointe on 1205 E. Washington St. in the Butchertown neighborhood.  The Leadership Louisville Center, along with sponsors Brown-Forman Corporation and the University of Louisville College of Business, will host the annual event for young professionals.  Guests will enjoy a special Brown-Forman event cocktail and learn more about the award-winning Ignite Louisville program.  Last year, nearly 300 emerging leaders gathered for Ignite the Night, networking with Ignite Louisville graduates in a lively atmosphere.  New2Lou will join the Leadership Louisville Center as a special partner for this event.

Ignite the Night details:

WhatIgnite the Night, a spirited social for young professionals presented by the Leadership Louisville Center and sponsors Brown-Forman Corporation and the University of Louisville College of Business

When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2013  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: The Pointe, 1205 E. Washington St.

How: RSVP by May 10

Due to a limited amount of space, we ask that everyone who plans to attend please RSVP by May 10th. Dress is business attire.

About Ignite Louisville:

Presented by Norton Healthcare, Ignite Louisville is a seven-month program that grows young professionals by developing the key components of leadership. In addition to the core curriculum, the class participates in the Yum! IGNITES Louisville Challenge and takes on a project proposed by a local nonprofit to gain hands-on experience performing on a team and serving the community.  Each year, the class receives leadership skills training from program partners including Norton Healthcare, Yum! Brands, Inc. and Brown-Forman Corporation.  They participate in the exclusive Northwestern Mutual Networking Series, an Etiquette Dinner and a program day with the U.S. Army Special Forces in Fort Knox. Ignite Louisville is also supported by the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) and the Louisville Urban League Young Professionals (LULYP).  Applications for the Ignite Louisville Class of 2014 will open in June 2013.

About the Leadership Louisville Center:

Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement.  Its mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community through dynamic programming and strong community connections.  Over 6,000 community leaders have graduated from the Center’s programs that include Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville and Bingham Fellows.

For more information, contact:
Holly Prather
Vice President – Marketing
Main: (502) 561-0458  Direct: (502) 753-6503
hprather@leadershiplouisville.org