Spark the VILLE is a monthly event presented by the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce and is aimed at the Louisville business community. This month’s speaker was 3rd District U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth. His discussion was centered around how he developed his business and transitioned into a political career serving Louisville.
Now in his seventh term, Congressman Yarmuth was elected Chairman of the House Budget Committee for the 116th Congress. He has been recognized for his work to improve education, expand access to affordable health care, and revitalize manufacturing in Louisville.
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Chairman Yarmuth graduated from Atherton High School and Yale University. He and his wife, Cathy, have one son, Aaron, who is the owner and editor of LEO Weekly.
The Spark the VILLE presentation is emceed by David Wilson of Legacy Home and Estate Services, and is a PACC board member. Lake Forest Retirement Resort hosts this event.