Thursday, February 04, 2010

Thursday's Southwest News

- Rather than attack the real problem, (a foreign-owned, for-profit utility that threatens you with service disconnection before holding you at knifepoint and raping your pocketbook), some Metro Council members see fit to pad the utility's bottom line by raising money through non-profits to help struggling citizens pay heating bills. The idea of helping people stay warm is a noble one, but there is a better, more forcible way.  Stronger action must be taken immediately to lower costs, prevent service disconnections and protect the needy from the whims of the greedy, profit-mad e.On/LG&E monster. Here's more on the valiant, yet shortsighted effort.

- The May primary for the City of Shively's political offices is crowded. With Democrats. No Republicans filed to run. [CJ]

- It's that time again. The Louisville Asset Building Coalition, Metro United Way and your Metro Council are again sponsoring the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. This year the Southwest VITA office is located at the Sun Valley Community Center, 6505 Bethany Lane. The phone number for that VITA office is 292-6171.

VITA provides FREE tax service to families and individuals making less than $49,000. Your return will be prepared and reviewed by an IRS Certified Volunteer Tax Preparer. You will need to bring your Social Security card, Drivers’ License, and earnings statements (W2’s, interest and dividend statements, etc.)

Your Southwest VITA office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am - 7:00 pm, Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

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