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Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Events in June

Tuesday June 3, 2014

Media Contacts: Debbie Belt, 574-6587/303-6167
Chris Poynter, 574-4546/396-2015




Neighborhood Place Partners Offer an Employment Readiness Series, Teen Job Fair and Property Tax Clinic



Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in June including an Employment Readiness and Health Awareness series, a Job Fair for teens, several workshops to help improve your finances and much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event or visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/CSR/Calendar/ .


Every Tuesday, Meditation at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Join Emma from NAAM Therapies for a joyful meditative experience using sound and breathing to uplift and elevate the body at its deepest cellular level. Be prepared to be inspired educated, rejuvenated and lifted into the universal vibrations of love, peace and light. Call 485-6145 for more information.


June 4 – Aug. 6 (Wednesdays), Simple, Low Cost Cooking at First Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – noon
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. Call 962-3175 to RSVP and for more information. This healthy initiative cooking class is offered by the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. All are invited to learn how to use nutritious, low-cost ingredients plus tips on food resource management.


June 9 – Sept. 22 (Mondays), Diabetes Support Group at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 7 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St. For pre-registration requirements and information, please call Monica LaPradd at 778- 0001. NorthWest Neighborhood Place in collaboration with the Shawnee Christian HealthCare Clinic will be hosting this 16-week Diabetes Support Group for community residents.


June 10, Making the Most of Your Income at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Acquire ways to empower your financial future. The experts from Apprisen will explain the elements of creating a spending plan, your money personality, savings tips, and what to do when your finances don’t balance.


June 10, Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower, 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Ave. in the “Fishbowl” meeting room. Call 574-6638 or 439-9462 for more information and to register. Come and learn things to do, and things to avoid, for a healthy pregnancy. Free gifts, games and prizes, resources and information.


June 10, Library Day at South Central Neighborhood Place, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Avenue. Call 485-7135 for more information. Representatives from Iroquois Branch Library will be in the lobby with Summer Reading packets for children and teens, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten packets and information about the International Program. Individuals can also sign up to receive a library card that day and check out selected children’s books.


June 10 – July 22 (Tuesdays and Thursdays), Employment Readiness and Health Awareness Workshop at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call Monica LaPradd at 778-0001 for more information. The NorthWest Neighborhood Place in collaboration with Dress for Success and the Shawnee Christian HealthCare Clinic will be hosting an Employment Readiness/Health Awareness workshop series to provide essential career skills as well as personal and public health advocacy information.


June 10, Job and Resource Fair for Teens at Farnsley Middle School, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 3400 Lees Ln. Call 485-6826 for more information. Educational workshops will be available on job search, resume writing, dressing for success, financial planning and volunteerism for teens 14-19 years old. Sponsored by Cane Run neighborhood Place and Farnsley Middle Community School.


June 17, Here’s to My Health - A Healthy Cooking Class at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 6 - 7 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. This healthy initiative cooking class is offered by the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. All are invited to participate in this one-hour course to learn healthy ways to prepare different recipes as well as an opportunity for tasting.


June 17, Property Tax Clinic, at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 584-1254 for more information. Legal Aid Society will host a free Property Tax Clinic to allow community residents the opportunity to receive advice on protecting their homes and addressing unpaid property taxes.


June 17, Fresh Stop Project at Wellington Elementary School, 4:30 -6:30 p.m.
Located at 4800 Kaufman Ln. Call Tom or Susan at 485-8343 to order your fresh produce. Fresh Stop Project is a community-driven fresh food access project where families pool their money and SNAP benefits to purchase in bulk from local farmers on a sliding scale. Sponsored, in part, by Cane Run Neighborhood Place. Call Tom or Susan at 485-8343 to order your fresh produce.


June 25, CHAMPS Data Daze at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Contact 694-2267 for more information or inquiries. All participants who completed the CHAMPS program at Iroquois High School in March of this year are invited to this follow up survey session.


June 25, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 485-6811 for more information. This resource/support group will meet on the fourth Wednesday each month to focus on the unique issues that caregivers may have raising younger children. Aunts/uncles or anyone raising their grandchildren are welcome to attend (adults only please).


About Neighborhood Place
Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services and Revitalization and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Seven Counties -- provide one-stop centers which bring together health care, education, employment and social services at eight locations across the community. To find a Neighborhood Place in your neighborhood, please call Metro Call at 311.

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