Beechmont’s Midday Mulch Madness

Saturday September 29th – We mulched the Gazebo beds. Thanks to Jeff Miller, Kevin Steller, Gary Guss, Bob Starck, Betsy Ruhe, and Stephan Zimmerman and his son Climber.

Stephan Zimmerman and his son Climber


Jeff Miller Bob Starck, and Kevin Steller


Cyclouvia – October 14th

Help Support Our Upcoming Cyclouvia Today! CYCLOUVIA is a free event taking place Sunday, October 14th, 2012 from 2-6 p.m. along a 3-mile stretch of Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue from the Douglass Loop to Broadway.Conventional traffic will be replaced by people as the street be-comes a paved park where people of all ages and backgrounds can walk, bike, dance, skate, or par-ticipate in any other physical activity on public spaces that are always there but are normally re-served for automobiles. Automobile cross traffic will be allowed at major intersections along the route

While promoting healthy lifestyles and alternative modes of transportation, Cyclouvia will additionally create a vibrant economic opportunity for business along the corridor. Commercial establishments with frontage along the Cyclouvia corridor are encouraged to open their businesses and engage the side-walk during event hours to create a community atmosphere that is uniquely Louisville.

A substantial portion of the funding for Cyclouvia has been graciously provided by Louisville Metro Government and Councilman Tom Owen, but more is needed.

A Kickstarter campaign has been established to raise the final portion of the budget. Donations are greatly appreciated and necessary to produce this event this year and in the future. Any amount is appreciated! For more information or to donate via Kickstarter please visit or contact Michael King at 502-574-0032.

Community Shred Event – Saturday Oct 27

You need to take advantage of our
Community Shred Event
Sponsored in Partnership with A-Plus Paper Shredding, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.,
Hilton Garden Inn and the Louisville Metro Police Department- 4th Division
WHEN: Saturday, October 27, 2012
WHAT TIME: 9:00a.m.—11:00a.m.
WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn (parking lot)
2735 Crittenden Drive
The Pulverizer
Shreds Beyond Identity!
This shredding effort will be conducted by
A-Plus Shredding with their mobile shredding unit.
Paper, CDs and floppy disks will be accepted. Please do NOT include: Batteries, Pens, Plastic Bags,
Cords, String, Hard Plastic Items, Metal Objects or Glass.
There is a 2 box maximum per customer (to keep traffic moving) but feel free to cycle back through the
line as many times as you want with additional boxes.
Paper clips, staples, rubber bands and spiral bounds are acceptable.
There is NO COST for this effort, but a $5 per car DONATION is requested.
All proceeds from this event will be utilized by the Louisville Metro Police Department Citizens Advisory
Committee to help with holiday parties for the 3 Louisville locations of Family Scholar House.
To learn more about this organization, please visit:

Historic Preservation – Windows Clinic

Windows I Workshop – October 13

Preservation Louisville
The Brennan House Historic Home
631 South 5th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

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Saturday October 13, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Jack Patchin, owner of  “Ol House Experts” has over 30 years in the construction/restoration field and has operated his own historic restoration business for over 10 years where he specifically consults and restores windows and shutters for homes that are 50 years and older. Jack also served 9 years on the maintenance crew for Taliesin Preservation, Inc. conducting maintenance and restoration work for buildings located on Frank Lloyd Wrights Wisconsin Estate, with a specialty of repairing on-site wooden details.  


His current business focuses predominately on restoring historic wood windows and installing energy efficient, quality storm windows. He presents workshops and seminars for Indiana Landmarks, local preservation organizations, PTN, as well as at the community college level. He is a member of numerous organizations including National Trust for Historic Preservation, Preservation Trades Network, Indiana Landmarks and Cornerstone, Inc. He currently resides and conducts his business in historic Madison, Indiana – a National Historic Landmark District.


As a Metro Louisville citywide non-profit historic preservation organization, Preservation Louisville works in partnership with local, state and national organizations to promote the preservation of our community’s historic resources through education and advocacy.  Preservation Louisville also provides education, technical information and resources.  For more information.

  • Do you have older windows in your home?
  • Are your older windows in need of repair?
  • Would you like to learn the most effective and cost efficient means of maintaining your older windows?  

As we all know, maintaining and repairing the windows in our historic homes can be a challenge, but this introductory workshop will leave you with the fundamental knowledge necessary for planning your own restoration project. Window specialist Jack Patchin of Ol’ House Experts will detail the anatomy of an older window, common issues of disrepair that these structures face, and the supplies needed to tackle your biggest window problems.

Ol’ House Experts, based out of Madison Indiana, specializes in the restoration, repairs and wood windows of historic homes that are 50 years or older. Visit his website here.

  • Workshops are $30, or $20 for Preservation Louisville members.
  • Class size is limited
  • Registration is required

In the workshop Jack will demonstrate the skills needed to repair historic wood windows, and guide participants in practicing those skills. Participants will learn:

  • How to use the basic tools to restore, repair, and maintain historic wood windows.
  • How to repair sashes with epoxy, repair the rope and weight system, and replace and glaze panes.

If you have any questions about this or our other Hands on History workshops, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 502-540-5146 or at

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Beechmont Womans Club – Fashion Reborn

“Fashion Reborn” Gently Used Clothing Sale

Oct. 4th 12pm – 7pm

Oct. 5th 9am – 7pm

Oct. 6th 9am – 3pm

At the Womans Club 4516 S. Sixth Street.

Fall Bike To Work Days

Don’t Forget: Fall Bike to Work Days!

Join Bike Louisville this Friday, September 28 and next Friday, October 5th as we meet at Seneca Park to bike downtown. We’ll be meeting at the basketball court at Seneca Park each Friday morning at 7:15 a.m. It’s fun to ride to work with others, so join us!  If you would like to host a ride to work please let us know so we can help you promote your ride. Contact us:

Crime Maps Week of 09/16/12 to 09/22/12

No assaults or robberies on beats 5 or 6! Beats 3 and 5  also had no auto theft or thefts from auto! Click image to enlarge.