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Neighborhood Place Partners to Offer Valuable Events in April

Monday April 1, 2013

Media Contact: Debbie Belt, 574-6587 (office)
303-6167 (cell)


Neighborhood Place Partners to Offer Valuable Events in April

Teens targeting domestic violence; tax-filing assistance among programs



Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free workshops and unique events in April including a “Smart Money” series and a healthy baby shower, plus a Prom Shop Project to collect gently used dresses for students needing help with prom. Special activities are also planned at several sites on April 17 to recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. To learn more about these events, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event or visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/CSR/Calendar/viewall.htm.


April 1 and April 8, Self-File Preparation offered by Cane Run Neighborhood Place

  • April 1, Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 3410 Lees Ln., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • April 8, Farnsley Middle School (near Cane Run Neighborhood Place), 3400 Lees Ln., 4- 8 p.m.

Clients can stop in one of these facilities and file their own taxes through the Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s website. Call 2-1-1 or visit www.labcservices.org for eligibility information, required documentation, and a full list of other free tax sites.

Now through April 12, Second Annual Prom Shop Project at NorthWest Neighborhood Place
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 485-7230 for more information.

Drop off donations of gently used bridesmaids and prom dresses, costume jewelry, shoes and purses to benefit students at the Academy of Shawnee preparing for prom on May 10.

Mondays through end of April, PACT in Action Youth Meeting at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 4- 6 p.m.

Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. Call 634-6050 for more information or visit www.pactinaction.org. PACT in Action, developed for teens by teens, aims to mobilize youth in the 40210 zip code to reduce the incidence of domestic violence by 10 percent by the year 2020. This program is an initiative of The Center for Women and Families and KentuckyOne Health.

April 2, Shawnee Neighborhood Public Meeting at NorthWest Neighborhorhood Place, 6 p.m.

Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 485-7230 for more information.

The Shawnee Neighborhood Draft NRSA Plan will remain on public review through April 15, 2013. Join the public meeting to share documents and question, or submit in writing by e-mail to Erin.Waddell@louisvilleky.gov, or by mail to 810 Barret Ave, Lou., KY 40204, Attn: Erin Waddell.

Two Opportunities for "CHAMPS! Camp" (Creating Healthy Adolescents through Meaningful Prevention Services).

CHAMPS! Camp is a 2-day training camp which provides youth ages 14-19 years old (males or females) the opportunity to participate in a teen pregnancy prevention study and learn more about healthy relationships. Youth are provided breakfast and lunch each day as well as incentives including a $75 VISA gift card on Day 2. Sponsored by the University of Louisville Kent School and the Office of Adolescent Health with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • April 6 and 13, Hosted by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. for two consecutive Saturdays. Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 485-6810 for an information packet to register.
  • April 20 and 27, Hosted at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for two consecutive Saturdays. Located in DuValle Education Center at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for an information packet to register.

April 9, A Healthy Journey for Two (“A Journey Within”) Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Located at 1503 Rangeland Road. RSVP required by calling 439-4592 or e-mail jengle@sevencounties.org. Seven Counties Services, Inc. and KIDSNow will be host this educational baby showers to take a “Journey Within” geared to those who are pregnant (or recently delivered within 60 days) or have someone in their lives who may have experienced or been affected by alcohol or drug use. Participants will receive 2-3 premium baby items, a Walmart gas/gift card and lunch.

April 11, Understanding Your Credit Workshop, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Located at 810 Barret Ave., First Floor Conference Room. Call 574-6638 for more information.

Part of the “Smart Money” series, this free workshop will help you learn more about credit and what your credit status can mean for you. Sponsored by Neighborhood Place along with Apprisen Financial Advocates.

April 13, Community Yard Sale at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. on the front lawn of Thomas Jefferson (T.J.) Middle School. Call 962-3160 for more information. Donate or purchase items to raise money for special activities planned in the fall to commemorate the 20th anniversary celebration of Neighborhood Place.

April 17, Neighborhood Place Child Abuse Awareness Day

Visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/CSR/Calendar/viewall.htm to learn about awareness activities taking place at all eight Neighborhood Place locations on April 17 in recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Day.

April 25, Summer Program Resource Fair at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 4 - 6 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information.
Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to this free showcase of summer activities for children, youth, and families in West Louisville and around the community.

April 25, Banking Basics Workshop, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Located at 810 Barret Ave., First Floor Conference Room. Call 574-6638 for more information.
Part of the “Smart Money” series, this free workshop will give you knowledge and tools to make your bank account work for you. Sponsored by Neighborhood Place along with Fifth Third Bank.
 

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 MetroCall at 311.


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