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The Highlands
of Louisville, KY USA

Home of the famous
Bardstown Rd. and Baxter Ave.

Highland Commerce Guild

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Highland Commerce Guild Events

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Register for Special Event with Guest Speaker
Payments by check or cash can be mailed to the HCG or dropped off to
board member Nick Morris at the Safety & Security Store, 622 Baxter Ave.
You may request a Highlands location payment pickup by
VP Aaron Givhan or Secretary Sue Mullins

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Upcoming 2016 Events

Monthly Membership meetings are held on the
LAST Wednesday of the month 8:30am
(unless a special event is planned, which might cancel it)
(if JCPS is closed or delayed for weather, meeting is cancelled)

Weekly Board Meetings Held Wednesday's, 8:30am

Both held at Gilda's Club, 633 Baxter Ave.
(please... a perfume-free environment)

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Contact Us!

Annual Dinner with
Congressman John Yarmuth

Thursday, Oct. 20
5-7 pm
HopCat, 1064 Bardstown Rd.

5-5:30 meet and greet
5:30 - 6:00 buffet
6:00 - 6:45 Congressman Yarmuth
Door prizes wrap up the evening!

Join us for an fun evening at one of the newest corridor venues... HopCat!

We'll be upstairs in the private room that has balconies overlooking Bardstown Rd. and
a private, cash bar.

Enjoy a hamburger buffet complete with HopCat's "cracked fries".

$25 per person. RSVP by Tue., Oct. 18. See options above to pay online.

Valet parking is included.

Fall Cleanup

Sat., Oct. 22

Meet at 9:00 am, Mid City Mall parking lot.

Look for tie-dye truck for free gloves, bags, and t-shirts.

Businesses clean-up in front of their stores to the middle of the street, and alley.

Free Pizza Party afterwards at Bearnos, 11 am.

31st Annual
Bardstown Road Aglow

Saturday, December 3rd
dusk 'til 10pm
Sign-up above to be an official participant on the printed flyer and website, and receive an official poster, glowsticks and more!
Recent Past Events
Lunch with Mayor Greg Fischer

Thu., June 23, 11:30-1p
Bristol Bar & Grille

$25 members
$30 non-members

RSVP and pre-pay by Mon. June 20
online above with any credit card

Or mail a check to HCG

Annual Membership Drive

  • Join Today
  • Empower Tomorrow
  • Sustain the Future

Click to see how you can
help maintain a Healthy Highlands Economy

the Highland Commerce Guild!

Click here for an invoice.
How to handle issues arising from the Homeless and Vagrancy on the Business Corridors

Police and The Coalition for the Homeless
offer tips on business rights and how to report and handle issues arising with vagrancy on the business corridors
Wed., May 25 , 8:30 am
Gilda's Club Louisville
633 Baxter Ave.

This is our May Monthly Meeting

Lunch with 8th District
Councilman Tom Owen

Join us for lunch, networking
and updates from the Highlands

Thursday, April 14, 2016
O'Shea's Irish Pub

11:00 - 11:30 am arrival
11:45 buffet
12:15 Councilman Owen Speaks

Crime Prevention Seminar

RSVP a Free Vendor Booth!

Sponsored by LMPD 5th Division and
8th District Councilman, Tom Owen
Tue., March 29, 6:30 pm
Atherton H.S., 3000 Dundee Rd.

Highland Commerce Guild members can
get a free booth space!

2016 Mural Contest

"The Spirit of The Highlands"

Winning Design
Announcement Party

Thursday, March 10, 6pm
Seviche, 1538 Bardstown Rd.

Free appetizers while they last,
cash bar, and all contest entries on

2016 Mural Contest

"The Spirit of The Highlands"

Submission Deadline:
Feb. 29, 2016
30th Annual
Bardstown Road Aglow

presented by
Maker's Mark

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
Dusk 'til 10pm

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Holiday Drink Preview Party

In lieu of Nov. monthly meeting

Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 5-7pm
Seviche, 1538 Bardstown Rd.

Sample holiday drinks by
BR Aglow participating
Bars and Restaurants

Free Appetizers by Seviche

Free and open to the public!

New Event!
Highlands Scavenger Hunt

A new week-long event during
the Week in the Highlands 2015

Merchants on the Bardstown, Baxter, and Barret Ave. corridors are invited to participate.

During the Week in the Highlands 2015, Oct. 3-11, hunters will search for a unique item in a minimum of 10 participating locations, then enter their completed cards into a raffle for a chance to win 3 prizes!

Prizes are $100, $50 or $25 gift certificates to the winning hunter's favorite pariticipating location.

Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Highlands Community Ministries.

To participate, sign-up above.

Annual Dinner with special
guest, Congressman
John Yarmuth

Thursday, August 27, 2015
1400 Willow Banquet Room
1400 Willow Ave.
Valet Parking available

Payment in advance required.
See options, above.

5:00-5:30 pm arrival
5:45 buffet
6:15 Congressman Yarmuth speaks

We look forward to the congressman returning to our dinner this year, after 2 years of being held up in Washington, DC

Bring your questions for Congressman Yarmutch and a healthy appetite for the
equistite catering by Morris Deli.

LMPD 5th Division

National Night Out

Tue., Aug. 4, 2015 6-9pm
Peterson-Dumesnil House
301 S. Peterson Ave.

The Highland Commerce Guild is heavily involved in this event, hosting an info booth, gathering door prizes from Highlands Merchants, and helping sponsor a kid's bike raffe.

Contact us if you'd like to have a free vendor booth, provide a door prize or contribute to the bike sponsorship.

Annual Membership Drive
(March - June)

Join the Highland Commerce Guild!

Our goal is 200 members. Join today!

Lunch with Metro Council
President, David Tandy

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Bristol Bar and Grille
1767 Bardstown Rd.

Payment in advance required.
See options, above.

11:00 - 11:30 am arrival
11:45 buffet
12:15 Council President Tandy speaks

We look forward to hearing from a different branch of Metro Government this year at our annual lunch with the Mayor (Mayor Fischer is unable to join us this year).

Bring your questions for Pres. Tandy and a healthy appetite for the culinary creations from The Bristol, a Highlands institution!

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