The Wrapped In Red Gala

The Wrapped In Red Gala

Supporters party at the Wrapped in Red Gala, the signature philanthropic event held to benefit the American Red Cross Louisville Area Chapter, Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Marriott Downtown in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Brian Bohannon)

Shot for TOPS Louisville:

Now a red event after a green St. Patrick’s Day-themed event … There was a beautiful red lounge to capture couples and groups in before the show. Photographed Virginia Ferguson of YUM! fame with her husband and friends – we go way back to Long John Silver’s shoots in Indiana … Glad to meet some more TOPS Louisville folks, too.

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Bulleit Distilling Co. Ribbon Cutting Event

Bulleit Distilling Co. Ribbon Cutting Event

The Bulleit Distilling Co. ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Shelbyville, Ky. included Pietro Di Pilato, SVP, Technical, DIAGEO North America, Ky. State Sen. Paul Hornback, Deidre Mahlan, President, DIAGEO North America, Gov. Matt Bevin (Ky.), Tom Bulleit, Founder, Bulleit Distilling Co., Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison, Ky. Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Eric Gregory, President, Kentucky Distillers’ Association. (Brian Bohannon/AP Images for Bulleit Distilling Co.)

This saw widespread distribution through the PRNewswire. Mary Jean was my on-site editor for this AP Images job in Shelbyville, where I had shot the ground-breaking for the distillery years ago. Happy birthday and wedding anniversary to Tom Bulleit, on the same day as the ribbon-cutting! And many more …

Protesting Pence – LEO Weekly story and photos

Groups protest Pence visit to Louisville, Ky.

Chanelle Helm, a Black Lives Matter of Louisville organizer, delivers her message to protesters gathered in front of Indivisible Kentucky’s Save My Care Bus. Groups protest the Republican Party’s proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence with Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and business leaders Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Trane Parts and Distribution Center, 12850 Plantside Drive, Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Brian B. I was happy with the way he framed it in light of the upcoming visit by President Trump himselfohannon)

LEO Weekly March 15, 2017 cover.Many thanks to Keith Stone, managing editor at LEO Weekly, for asking me to shoot this and get quotes and write a copy block. He positioned the story well with a tweak to the lede that made it a warm-up to President Trump’s upcoming visit. Glad to also have my photos run online and for the online teaser inside the next issue. See the story and photos in the LEO Weekly March 15, 2017 issue.