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HB-Hikes Point is Open!

In Blog, News // on April 27th, 2017 // by // No comment

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Heine Brothers’ – Hikes Point is open! We’re excited to bring our locally-roasted, ethically-sourced coffee to the Hikes Point neighborhood, and are having some grand opening deals to celebrate!

Wednesday April 26:

  • The first 250 people get a Free Vint Julep card to use at HB-Hikes Point Derby week!

Thursday April 27:

  • The first 250 people get a Free Vint Julep card to use at HB-Hikes Point Derby week!

Friday April 28:

  • The first 400 people get a HB Prize Pack with a limited-edition mug and discounts throughout the month of May!
  • Grand-Opening Ribbon Cutting at 9am with Mayor Fischer, Metro Councilperson Ackerson, Greater Louisville Inc., and more!

$100 Gift Card Giveaway: We’re giving away 2 $100 gift cards – one on Friday April 28 and another on Sunday May 9! Stop in our cafe to register.

Stay tuned to @heinebroscoffee on Twitter throughout the month of May for pop-ups from some of our Community Partners and Vendors and more special events!

Hikes Point has been one of the most-requested neighborhoods for us to open a new shop – after years of looking we think that we’ve found the perfect location & building, and are excited to get to know everyone in the neighborhood. Stop by and say hi!

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Heine Brothers’ Coffee Opening Largest Store to Date in Hikes Point. Local coffee roaster begins brewing Wednesday, April 26, set to hire 250th employee

In Press Release // on April 25th, 2017 // by // One comment

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Heine Brothers’ Coffee Opening Largest Store to Date in Hikes Point

Local coffee roaster begins brewing Wednesday, April 26, set to hire 250th employee

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (April 25, 2017) Hikes Point will soon have a local option for organic, fair trade coffee when Louisville-owned and operated Heine Brothers’ Coffee opens the doors of its newest store on Wednesday, April 26, at 3965 Taylorsville Rd. The spacious 3,000 square foot space—Heine Brothers’ 14th coffee shop—will be its largest yet.  The store will also have a drive-thru.

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Get Lit Lou: Read Responsibly

In Blog, Coffee 101, Community, Events, Louisville, News // on December 5th, 2016 // by // No comment

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Heine Brothers’ is proud to partner with the Louisville Free Public Library (along with our friends at Against The Grain and 502 Fit Pass) on Get Lit Lou (short for Get Literary Louisville), LFPL’s new winter reading program for adults, encouraging everyone to “read responsibly”. From December through February, participants who read any three books and attend three programs – either at the Library or at Get Lit Lou-specific programs at partner businesses – will earn a prize and be entered in to drawings for bigger prizes.

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Now Accepting Donations for Gatlinburg Wildfire Victims

In Blog, Community, News // on December 5th, 2016 // by // No comment

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The Appalachain Wildfires have been blazing since early November, and last week our hearts broke when they reached the city of Gatlinburg. To help the victims of the Gatlinburg Wildfires last week, Heine Brothers’ is accepting donations in-store, that’ll go to the victim’s fund with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Stop by your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ this week and donate – we’ll match customer donations up to $500. 

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Hope for the Holidays with Volunteers Of America!

In Community, Louisville, News // on November 26th, 2016 // by // No comment

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Heine Brothers’ is proud to join Volunteers Of America again with Hope for the Holidays! Now through Jan 3 2017, bring in any new or gently used winter coat or accessory in to your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ and it’ll be given to those in need right here in the Kentuckiana area!

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hoLOUdays Contest with LIBA!

In Blog, Community, Louisville, News // on November 25th, 2016 // by // No comment

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Heine Brothers’ is once again proud to be a sponsor of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance’s hoLOUdays Contest! Shop local this holiday season and you could win $1000. Collect receipts when you shop local and bring them by your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ to enter – each receipt is another entry!

For more info and complete rules, see LIBA’s offical hoLOUdays page.

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Louisiana Flood Relief – Heine Brothers’ & the American Red Cross

In Blog, Community, News // on August 22nd, 2016 // by // No comment

 

Devastating floods in Louisiana have displaced thousands of people – people that have lost everything. In some parishes, around 75% of homes have been called a “total loss”. The American Red Cross is estimating that they’ll serve 1.2 million meals during their flood efforts – and Heine Brothers’ wants to help.

For each LARGE drink sold at all Heine Brothers’ and Vint Coffee locations this week, we’ll donate 25¢ to the American Red Cross for their Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts.

 

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Baristas volunteer at Cherokee Park!

In Blog, Community // on May 3rd, 2016 // by // No comment

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Heine Brothers’ Coffee has long been a community partner with Olmsted Parks Conservancy – that’s even how Mike Mays and Chuck Schnatter, HB co-owners, met. The parks here in Louisville – Olmsted Parks Conservancy with Metro Parks, The Parklands of Floyd’s Fork, along with Waterfront Park – are an important part of our community. Not only do they give us a place to play, they are also home to thousands of species, cut our carbon footprint, and bring a high quality of life to the city.

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Denim Day Press Conference with The Center for Women and Families

In Blog, Community, Louisville // on May 1st, 2016 // by // No comment

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We were honored to host our friends and community partners from the Center for Women and Families at HB-Douglass Loop for their Denim Day press conference – bringing awareness and correcting misperceptions about sexual assault.

Speakers included:

  • Marta Miranda, CEO of the Center for Women and Families
  • Amanda Corzine, RN – SANE Nurse at U of L Hospital
  • Mike Mays, President & Co-owner of Heine Brothers’ Coffee
  • David Yates, President of the Louisville Metro Council
  • Patti Barron, a sexual assault survivor
  • Lieutenant Carolyn Nunn, Commander of the Louisville Police Department’s Special Victims Unit

Denim Day began in Italy in 1999 when the Italian High Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans; the court concluded that she must have helped take them off, implying consent. Women of the Italian legislature protested by wearing jeans the next day, and the observance of Denim Day worldwide had begun. Today, all around the world, organizations coordinate community-wide Denim Day events to show support of survivors, and to raise awareness of, and correct misperceptions about, sexual assault crimes.

Heine Brothers’ is proud to be a long time partner of the Center for Women and Families. We’d love to live in a world where sexual assault no longer exists – but until we get there, Heine Brothers’ will support The Center for Women & Families in the work they do preventing assault and supporting victims.

Marta Miranda, CEO of the Center for Women and Families

Marta Miranda, CEO of the Center for Women and Families

Amanda Corzine, RN - SANE Nurse - U of L Hospital

Amanda Corzine, RN – SANE Nurse – U of L Hospital

Mike Mays, President & Co-owner of Heine Brothers' Coffee

Mike Mays, President & Co-owner of Heine Brothers’ Coffee

David Yates, President of the Louisville Metro Council

David Yates, President of the Louisville Metro Council

Patti Barron, a sexual assault survivor

Patti Barron, a sexual assault survivor

Lieutenant Carolyn Nunn, the Commander of the Louisville Police Department's Special Victims Unit

Lieutenant Carolyn Nunn, the Commander of the Louisville Police Department’s Special Victims Unit

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Join us in the White Ribbon Campaign.

In Blog, Community, News // on March 31st, 2016 // by // One comment

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The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year, Heine Brothers’ is teaming with The Center for Women and Families and their Own It Initiative for the launch of the White Ribbon Kentuckiana campaign.

What is the White Ribbon Campaign?

The White Ribbon Campaign is the world’s most effective initiative to engage and mobilize men and boys to prevent sexual and domestic violence.

White Ribbon Kentuckiana begins with a relatively simple pledge – that men:

  • will not condone gender-based violence
  • will speak out against gender-based violence, and
  • will take action to end gender-based violence
  • commit to creating a society free from gender-based violence

 

Why is this focused towards men?

Men have a particularly critical role to play in responding to and preventing sexual violence, largely because they have been notably absent from the efforts. The value that men have in responding and preventing sexual violence is in part based on men’s position as community members — we all have a role to play in ending sexual assault. But also because men as a collective have a different relationship to the social norms that allow some men to continue to perpetrate sexual violence.  Because of men’s different relationship to these norms as compared to women, men have a unique opportunity to disrupt these social norms.

Want can you do?

  • Attend Take Back the Night on Wednesday March 30 at the Red Barn at U of L.
  • Stop by your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ and pick up your own pledge card and white ribbon.
  • Talk to the men in your life about sexual violence, and encourage them to speak out and take action. Prevention is key.
  • Invite the men you know to wear the White Ribbon and to join the efforts of the Own It Initiative in our community.

Check out menownit.org for more information.

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