Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Workshops to Save Money, Conserve Energy

April 1, 2015

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free workshops in April providing energy and money-saving tips, two support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren and two educational baby showers. To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

April 1, April 8 and April 15, Financial Education Series at the NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Call 485-7232 for more information.  This financial education series is geared to individuals who are ready to change their financial habits and become more fiscally responsible.  Topics include Banking 101, Saving and Developing a Spending Plan, Building and Maintaining Good Credit, Protecting Against Identity Theft and much more.  Sponsored by NorthWest Neighborhood Place and Fifth Third Bank.

April 7 and 21, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. A legal aid staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid handles and provide referrals.

 Each Tuesday, Meditation at Ujima Neighborhood Place at 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Join Emma for NAAM Therapies 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.

 

Each Tuesday, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 to register and for more information. Coupon guru Kim Mapp will share tips and money saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping.

April 8and April 22, WeCare Energy Efficiency Overview at two Neighborhood Place locations

Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information. A representative from the WeCare Program at LG&E will be on hand to talk with interested persons about energy efficiency and energy usage and provide valuable information on ways to save money on utility bills. WeCare staff can also help determine if households are eligible for a variety of free services including air duct sealing and insulation, attic and wall insulation, programmable thermostats and much more.

  • April 2 and April 16, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • April 8 and April 22, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  

 April 8 and April 22, Shawnee Library Outreach at Ujima Neighborhood Place at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Children and adults will have an opportunity to check out books, apply for library cards and learn more about programs sponsored by the Louisville Free Public Library.

 

April 10, JCPS Application and Recruitment Fair at two Neighborhood Place locations

For more information see www.jcpsky.net or call the Application Center at 485-3370. Get your foot in the door and make a difference in the community! Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is recruiting for substitute to full-time positions. Most substitute jobs start at $9.00/hour and many positions will be full-time with benefits.  

  • April 10, 1st Neighborhood Place 1st Neighborhood Place at TJ Middle School, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • April 14, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

April 14, Free Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Health educators from Louisville Metro Health & Wellness will provide blood pressure checks.

 

April 14, KY Cooperative Connection at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 485- 6810 for more information. Kentucky Cooperative Extension Office staff will share nutrition tips, provide recipe cards using food that can be purchased with SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and respond to general questions.

 

April 16, Southwest Providers Meeting at Southwest Library, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Located at 9725 Dixie Highway.  Call 363-1483 for more information.  Service providers in Louisville’s Southwest Area are invited to come together, share ideas and successes and seek collaboration opportunities.  The meeting is open to the public.  Sponsored by South Jefferson Neighborhood Place and Southwest Regional Library.

 

April 16, Kitchen Table Conversations at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – noon

Located at 4018 W. Market St.  For additional information, please call 458-6429. Join an engaging conversation at this monthly Grandparents as Parents support group, facilitated by Helen Denies of Spalding University and receive essential community information and resources. Child Therapist Rashaad Abdur Rahman, Service Team Leader at Family & Children’s Place, will serve as the guest speaker. Light refreshments will be served. 

 

April 16, Healthy Journey for Two at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 2- 4 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 439-4591 for registration. Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting this educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Participants will receive a colorful diaper tote bag filled with baby items such as a blanket, bottle, wash cloth and a gas/gift card. Fathers welcome but must be registered.

 

 April 16, CHAMPS Data Daze at 3400 Lees Lane, 3 – 7 p.m.

Located at Farnsley Middle School. Contact 694-2267 for more information or inquiries. All participants who completed the CHAMPS program at Farnsley Middle School are invited to this follow-up survey session. Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, U of L Kent School and Farnsley Middle School.

 

April 17, A Prom Affair at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4 – 7 p.m.

Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 485-7232 for more information. Community donations and sponsorships will help participating students at Academy of Shawnee get suited up for prom and defray other costs. Donations such as dresses, suits, ties and other prom accessories are being collected at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., Monday through Friday between 8 and 4:30 p.m.This collaborative event is sponsored in part by Oak Grove Baptist Church and the NorthWest Neighborhood Place Community Council.   

 

April 21, Saving Money and Successful Budgeting at South Central Neighborhood Place, 12 - 1 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7135 for more information and registration. Learn how to make the most of your paycheck and successful budgeting tips. Lunch will be provided.

April 22, Pay Yourself First Finance Class at 3400 Lees Lane, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Located at Farnsley Middle School. Call 574-5156 to register. Get financially fit in 2015 by learning how to manage your budget and build your credit. Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, PNC Bank and Farnsley Middle School.

 

April 22, 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 of 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).

 

April 23, Healthy Journey for Two at South Central Neighborhood Place, 1- 3 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 439-4591 or 485-7135 for registration. Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting this educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Participants will receive a colorful diaper tote bag filled with baby items such as a blanket, bottle, wash cloth and a gas/gift card. Fathers welcome, but must be registered.

 

April 29, CHAMPS Data Daze at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.. Contact 485-6145 for more information or inquiries. All participants who completed the CHAMPS program at Ujima Neighborhoood Place are invited to this follow-up survey session. Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, U of L Kent School and Farnsley Middle School.

 

About Neighborhood Place

Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services 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 near you, please call Metro Call at 311.

 

 

 

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