Biz Briefs of the Week: May 31, 2012

Wade Mountz Heritage Society

Ten families have joined the Wade Mountz Heritage Society after making gifts totaling more than $4.85 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation and/or Norton Healthcare Foundation. Established in 2008, the society recognizes individuals who have made irrevocable planned gifts of $100,000 or more to the foundations. To date, members of the society have donated more than $29.2 million toward the future of health care in our community.

New Boutique Opens

The Tangerine Closet, a new, locally-owned retail clothing boutique has just opened at 2359 Frankfort Avenue. The shop held its grand opening on May 25, the evening of the last FAT Friday Trolley Hop.

The Tangerine Closet offers apparel and accessories for women.

St. Francis in the Fields Farmers Market

The St. Francis in the Fields Farmers Market, 6710 Wolf Pen Branch Road, will be held Tuesdays from 3 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting June 2. The market will close in October.

Fourth Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival

The fourth annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at The Little Loomhouse, 328 Kenwood Hill Road. Cost is $2 general admission. The day will feature storytelling from eleven talented Kentuckiana residents, including Dawn Gee of WAVE 3 News, bluegrass music from The Shuttle Winders, weaving and spinning demonstrations, authentic Cherokee crafts on display and historic cabin tours. For information, visit or call 502.367.4792.

American Red Cross Workplace Seminar

The American Red Cross can make it easy for you to create a safer and better prepared workplace, while protecting your employees. An American Red Cross Workplace Seminar will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 6, at the American Red Cross Louisville Area Chapter, 510 E. Chestnut St. Admission is free, with complimentary lunch and RSVP required. This open house is ideal for facility managers, safety and human resource professionals and other individuals tasked with managing safety and emergency preparedness plans. The seminar will feature info on OSHA approved training, AED demonstrations, free digital course materials and special offers on training. For information, visit or call 502.561.3726.

Dedication of The Bishop Reed Memory Care East Neighborhood

The Right Reverend Terry Allen White, Eighth Bishop of Kentucky and Chairman of the Board and Anne H. Veno, chief executive officer, cordially invite you to the dedication ceremony for the Bishop Reed Memory Care East Neighborhood in honor of the Right Reverend David B. Reed, Sixth Bishop of Kentucky. The dedication will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Gheens Towne Hall. RSVP by May 29 by calling 502.736.7800.