Neighborhood Place partners host Shawnee Community Celebration, Senior Farmer Market registrations and more

June 4, 2019

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in June include the10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration on June 15th, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program sign-ups at all eight Neighborhood Place locations, hiring opportunities by FedEx, Sodexo and the U.S. Census Bureau, and much more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Now while supplies last, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program Sign-Ups at multiple locations
The Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program provides income eligible seniors, 60+ years old, with $28 in checks per season to purchase fresh, unprocessed, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey at approved farmers markets.  Apply at any of the eight Neighborhood Place locations and other locations while supplies last. Sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky Proud.  For more details about eligibility and where to sign up, visit here.  

June 4, 6, 18, 20 and 28, Passport Health Care Community Engagement at multiple locations
Passport Members are invited to join with representatives from Passport Health Care for one-on-one consultations to discuss plan benefits and options.   This is a great opportunity as Passport aims to raise awareness and educate the community about the Passport Health Plan mission.  Passport members will receive a $10 retail gift card for attending.

  • June 4, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd (door #16) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Call (502) 212-6677 to RSVP.
  • June 6, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 1 p.m.
  • June 18, 1 p.m.- 3 p.m, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd (door #16) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Call (502) 212-6677 to RSVP.
  • June 20, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale. Call 1-800-578-0603, ext. 8428 to RSVP. 
  • June 28, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 1-800-578-0603, ext.  8428 to RSVP. 

June 5, FedEx Ground Employment Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), Call (502) 313-4700 for more information.  A FedEx human resources recruiter will talk one-on-one with individuals interested in a career as a Package Handler with FedEx Ground.   

June 6, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24).  Call 313-4700 for more information.Sodexo, a food-service agency, will provide on-the-spot interviews for positions with Jewish Hospital, Our Lady of Peace and University of Louisville Hospital. Bring your resume and be prepared for an interview. This is one of Sodexo’s busiest hiring seasons. Stop by if you are looking for employment that can lead to a full-time or part-time position. 

June 10 and 28, Kentucky Health Career Center at two locations.
Call (502) 363-1483 for more information.  Looking for a job in healthcare?  Kentucky Health Care Center can help with career assessments, training funds, job leads and referrals.  A representative from the Kentucky Health Career Center will be on hand to discuss the multiple opportunities the Center can office. 

  • June 10, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • June 28, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.

Mondays, June 10 – July 1, Women’s Empowerment Group at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 5 – 7 p.m. 
Located at 1411 Alonquin Pkwy.  RSVP to 634-6050 to help with planning because dinner will be served at the end of each segment.  This free series focuses on educating and empowering women by building knowledge and skills in multiple areas. Presented by Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place and Urban Strategies, Inc. the Women’s Empowerment Group was created by women to serve women to provide a safe, welcoming space that encourages participants to speak openly and candidly.  Children are welcome to accompany their parent or guardian with special kids programming provided by Play Cousins Collective while the women’s group is in session. 

June 11 and 13, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at two locations
For more information, contact Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400.  A Healthy Journey for Two is an educational baby shower open to any expectant mothers.  The class will include a range of information and resources, as well as free baby items, gift cards, prizes, and snacks.  Hosted by Seven Counties and KIDSNow.  Fathers are welcome but must be registered.

  • June 11, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • June 13, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. 1 – 3 p.m.

June 13, The Center for Women and Families Outreach at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 4:30 p.m. 
Located at1503 Rangeland Rd (door #24) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  For more information, contact Nayelyi Sanchez, Domestic Violence Advocate at (502) 581-7270. Staff with the Center for Women and Families will be on-hand to give an overview of their services which include trauma-informed advocacy and support for qualified families and individuals with supportive services; emergency shelter; sexual assault services; housing; children’s services and more.

June 15, Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration at French Plaza, 1 - 4 p.m.
Located at 232 Amy Avenue.  The 10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration promotes unity, friendship and collaboration between individual, families, organizations and businesses in the Shawnee Neighborhood and beyond.   A myriad of business vendors and social service agencies will provide products and services as well as family and community resource information.  Join us for live music, food, family games, onsite yard sale, health screenings, mammograms and other family-focused fun.  This is a great opportunity to connect and learn about the many supports and services available in our community.  Sponsored by the Shawnee Ministries and Community Collaborative.  For more information about this event and/or if you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Anne Peak via phone at 502.778.0001 or via email at anne.peak@shawneehealthcare.org.   

June 18 and 19, U.S. Census Bureau's Hiring Event at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24).   Call 313-4700 for more information. A U.S. Census Bureau’s representative will be available to share information about the hundreds of entry-level office and warehouse clerks employment opportunities for the Jeffersonville location. National Processing Center (NPC) is the U.S. Census Bureau's primary center for mail processing, survey processing, data capture, imaging/scanning and warehouse operations. NPC recently increased the starting hourly pay rate for entry level clerks to $14.54 per hour.

June 25, Coffee and Connections at the Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch, 10 a.m.
Located at 301 York Street.  Call 574-1611 for more information.  Join us for coffee and conversation about services available for homeless and low-income residents.  This month features guest speakers Keesha Gardner, employment specialist with St. John Center, Rachel Spetz outreach worker with Family Health Center and Volunteers of America.  Sponsored by Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, Neighborhood Place and Louisville Free Public Library.

About Neighborhood Place
Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including the Office of Resilience and Community Services, and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Centerstone (formerly Seven Counties Services) -- provides community-based 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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