Community adding businesses to its marketplace. An art gallery is moving out of downtown and the bats are ready to start selling all-star preview.
The Louisville Bats are gearing up to for the aaa all-star game to be held in July. Tickets for the game go on sale tomorrow. Ticket packages to season ticket holders and they sold about 6,000 of those, they expect the game to be a sellout. The other events will be a home run derby, and an all-star luncheon. They ll have interactive exhibits and games and other activities.
Longtime Louisville gallery owner Billy Herts is moving to Preston Street. He bought the building for $160,000 last fall and plans to spend half million dollars to renovate it. The pace of special development in northern commons is picking up. Nine businesses have opened recently or are set to open in the east end community. The new businesses include a pet grooming service, a wineshop and bakery. Plans are in the works to develop more office space in Northern Commons. Kelly Services is still looking to recruit more than 200 people for work as high school test evaluators. The job fair and jobs will be here at 4500 Commerce Crossing Parkway so far more than 700 people have been hired to work for measured progress.
They will be actually reading the responses that students have written on the essay questions and applying the states standards and training to the tests and coming up with the scores that are appropriate for the students response. We work 37 1/2 weeks, 7 1/2 hours a day, pay rates of $11 an hour.
Measured progress perform test evaluations for several states including Kentucky to qualify for a job you ll need a college degree, a job fair is being held next Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3 to 5:30.
Retail sales for April offered Wall Street a bit of a surprise today. They were higher. The worlds largest retailer, Wal-mart beat forecast of same-store sales. Sales up 3 point 2%, more than a full percentage point higher than predicted. But skyrocketing gas prices are altering how people spend money. Those retail sales news improved the mood on wall street today, the dow gained.