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Louisville Loves Mountains Week

Louisville Loves Mountains Week is a series of community events leading up to the 10th Annual I Love Mountains Day rally and lobby day at the State Capitol in Frankfort on Thursday, February 12, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Concerned citizens of all ages come together at I Love Mountains Day to call attention to the need to begin a just transition to a more diverse, sustainable and thriving economy in the mountains, that includes stopping destructive practices like mountaintop removal coal mining. To learn more or to register for the rally visit kftc.org/love or call 502-589-3188. 


Screening of the documentary film Deep Down
Tuesday, February 10, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Chao Auditorium, University of Louisville Ekstrom Library
2301 South 3rd Street, Louisville 
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/427366270746024/

KFTC, UofL's Sustainability Council, and GRASS (Group Recycling and Sustainable Solutions) present a free community screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary film Deep Down. The film follows an eastern Kentucky community's contentious battle over a proposed mountaintop removal coal mine. More information about the film can be found at http://deepdownfilm.org/

Following the hour-long film, KFTC member Mary Love will answer audience questions and share information about the organization's Appalachian Transition work and continued efforts to end mountaintop removal coal mining. 

I Love Mountains Day Poster-Making Party
Wednesday, February 11, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Heine Brothers Coffee, Douglass Loop location
2200 Bardstown Road, Louisville

Come make your homemade I Love Mountains Day rally poster, mingle with fellow mountain lovers and enjoy Heine Brothers' Coffee. Poster-making supplies will be availablebut feel free to bring your own. This event is free. Coffee and food available for purchase. Bring your homemade poster to I Love Mountains Day on February 12.

This party is co-hosted by KFTC and Heine Brothers. During the event Heine Brothers' will debut their Kentucky Dream Coffee. $5 from the sale of each bag sold online and in their stores will be donated to KFTC so buy a bag today! http://heinebroscoffee.com/shop/kentuckydream/

Carpool to I Love Mountains Day Rally
Thursday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Louisville KFTC Office, 735 Lampton Street (northwest corner of Shelby & Lampton) 
Visit kftc.org/love or call 502-589-3188 to register  

February 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to February 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
Event Organizer: 
Alicia Hurle
Contact Email: 
Event Venue: 
various locations in Louisville
Event Location: 
Louisville, KY