Current Events and Notices
St. Mam's Back to School Drive through July 28

Back to school expenses can become a burden for some parents. St. Matthews Area Ministries is hosting our annual  “Back-To-School” supplies drive to assist children in need of these items. 

The following items are MOST needed:
Washable Markers, Composition Notebooks (various colors), College Ruled Loose Leaf Paper, Glue Sticks, and Pencils. 

As we distribute school supplies year-round to our families in need, we still have a sufficient inventory of the other items.  If you are uncomfortable shopping, please feel free to use our Amazon wish list while logged into smile.amazon.com, select St. Matthews Area Ministries as your charity of choice. 

St. Matthews Library reopens for curbside pickup

Governor Beshear recently announced guidelines for how libraries could reopen to the public today, June 8. While the Louisville Free Public Library is currently working on a plan on how best to re-open, for the health and safety of staff and library users, we will continue to remain closed to in-person visits for the moment.  St. Matthews is one of the branches open for curbside pick up.  Please click here for instructions.  

St. Matthews Farmers Market Reopens

Things are slightly different this summer, but St. Matthews Farmer’s Market is still open and looking forward to seeing you.  For this year’s information, please click here.

City Council Meetings Go Online

Beginning April 13, 2020, St. Matthews City Council Meetings  will resume with meetings being held online.  Please click here for instructions for joining.

Emergency Food Drive- SeniorCare Experts

With social distancing and isolation being the norm during COVID-19, many homebound seniors are more in crisis than usual.  Please consider donating non-perishable items or volunteering to drop items on someone’s doorsteps.  Click here for more information.

Personal Emergency Medical Alert devices available from SeniorCare Experts

Even during the time of quarantine, SeniorCare Experts wants you to know you are not alone.  Partnering with Guardian Medical Monitoring they can arrange for a device to be shipped to you and set up with a few easy steps.  See the flyer for specific details.

SeniorCare Experts - Looking for Volunteers

With just an hour or two a week you can help deliver a meal or drive an area senior to an appointment.  Our oldest generation needs companionship, friendship, and love.  Volunteer your time, do good, feel good.  Please call SeniorCare Experts for more information, 502-896-2316.  Or connect online at www.srcareexperts.org

 

Document Shredding and Drug Toss - July 18

SeniorCare Experts will be hosting a paper document shredding and drug toss on May 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. located at 145 Thierman Lane.  Please see the flyer for details.

Lawn Care for Cleaner Air Rebate

The Lawn Care for Cleaner Air program offers rebates on new lawn equipment to residents of Jefferson County. Proof of residency must be provided when purchasing new equipment or when submitting a mail-in rebate request to the Air Pollution Control District. 

For more information and the rebate form, please click here.

Changes to Louisville Metro Government due to COVID-19

Louisville Metro Government operations and facilities have implemented changes in response to COVID-19.  Click here to read.

Yard Waste Reminder

The City of St. Matthews has recently been reminded about proper material collected with yard waste.  According to Rumpke “only shrubbery, weeds, leaves, sticks are accepted in Rumpke’s yard waste program.  If material other than yard waste is found in yard waste containers, our team will not collect until the contaminated material has been removed.”  Click here to read the letter in it’s entirety.