Leadership Louisville Center to present Ignite the Night on February 5, 2015

Hundreds expected for spirited social celebrating our region’s up-and-coming leaders

Ignite_v_redThe tenth annual Ignite the Night, a spirited social celebrating our region’s up-and-coming leaders, will be held on Thursday, February 5 from 5-7 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd.  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 attending this free event will learn more about the award-winning Ignite Louisville program and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary Brown-Forman cocktail.  Last year, nearly 300 emerging leaders gathered for Ignite the Night, networking with Ignite Louisville graduates in a lively atmosphere.  Attendance at Ignite the Night is free, but guests are asked to RSVP by February 2 at http://ignitenight2015.eventbrite.com.

Ignite the Night details:

What: Ignite 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: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

How to register:  Attendance is free, guests can register by February 2 at http://ignitenight2015.eventbrite.com

Where: Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., Louisville, KY

About Ignite Louisville:

Presented by Norton Healthcare, Ignite Louisville is an award-winning seven-month program that grows rising community leaders 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.  The classes learn cutting-edge leadership concepts from program partners including Norton Healthcare, Yum! Brands, Inc., Brown-Forman Corporation, Northwestern Mutual, the U.S. Army, GE and Horseshoe Southern Indiana.  Ignite Louisville was founded by the Leadership Louisville Center in 2003 in partnership with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) and the Louisville Urban League Young Professionals (LULYP).

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, Bingham Fellows and Encore Louisville.

For more information, contact:
Holly Prather
Vice President
Main: (502) 561-0458  Direct: (502) 753-6503