Louisville Organizations, Clubs, and Groups

Louisville hosts some significant organizations. Some include nationwide programs like the Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Club, etc.

Health and advancements in the medical field have contributed greatly to Louisville affecting the economy of the city. Humana, the largest health insurance company is based out of Louisville. The University of Louisville also attracts various scientists to the place. However, there are also other organizations that flourish including Brown-Forman Corporation, Fortune 1000 company, Hillerich & Bradsby, Kindred Healthcare Incorporated, a Fortune 500 company, Norton Healthcare and PharMerica (another Fortune 1000 company).

The third largest company in the tobacco industry, Brown & Williamson is also based here. A third of the bourbon whiskey is produced in Louisville and Ford and GE have large plants in the outskirts of the city as well.

Louisville Organizations

Louisville YMCA Programs

The Young Men's Christian Association (commonly known as "YMCA" or in the USA "the Y") is a worldwide organization with a strong presence in the United States and Louisville. In 1844 the organization was founded in London, England by Sir George Williams, put Christian principles into practice, achieved by developing "a healthy spirit, mind, and body." All YMCA programs have a strong importan...

Louisville Little League Baseball

Little League baseball is a non-profit youth sports organization. While it is headquartered in South Williamsport, PA, it organizes baseball leagues and teams across the United States. Players from all across the country play locally and vie for a national title. The Little League was founded by Carl Stotz in 1939. Today, millions enjoy baseball. Youth can participate in the program and adults c...

Louisville Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the most successful youth organizations in the United States. Louisville has a strong scout program. Residents in the area can find a great troop and council to attend. The BSA goal is to train youth to be responsible citizens while developing a great character and self-reliance. Activities consist of outdoor activities, educational programs, career-oriented e...

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