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Neighborhood Place offers free, valuable events in October

Wednesday October 3, 2012

Media Contacts: Debbie Belt, 574-6587 / 303-6167


Neighborhood Place helps to offer workshops in October that promote good health, sound financial planning and parenting tips.



Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will help to offer free, valuable events in October including three Living Well Workshops, a variety of financial education, prenatal and parenting classes as well as Neighborhood Place Annual Day. 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.

Oct. 4, Know What Your Finances Mean at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale, KY. Contact 363-1449 or 485-7311 to RSVP and for more information. This free workshop will help change how you think about spending and saving money.


Living Well Workshop, offered at three Neighborhood Place locations described below.
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a six-week series of workshops that meet for 2 ½ hours to cover topics including techniques to deal with problems associated with chronic pain, physical activity movement for maintaining and improving strength, and appropriate use of medications. To register and for more information, call 852-1804. Participants will receive chronic disease self-management program, and a free 8-week membership to the Greater Louisville YMCA (certain restrictions apply).
Starting Oct. 4 at 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 2 – 4:30 pm.
Starting Oct. 9 at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy., 1- 3:30 p.m.
Starting Oc. 30 at Ujima Neighborhood Place located at 3610 Bohne Ave., 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 5, Debt Free Gift Giving at 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Avenue. Call 574-8026 for more information and to RSVP.
This upcoming Money Habitudes Workshop will help you plan for the holiday season so you don’t blow your budget, create a gift giving calendar and share strategies to stay on track.


Oct. 9, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale, KY. Contact 439-4591 or jengle@sevencounties.org to RSVP or for more information.
Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting this educational baby showers to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Participants will receive a baby tote bag filled with baby items.


Oct. 9, Energy Management Workshop at South Central Neighbhorhood Place at 2 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7135 to register.
Participants will learn how to lower their energy bills. Free supplies will be provided.


Oct. 10, Women’s Health and Breast Health Class, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Located at NorthWest Neighborhood Place at 4018 West Market St.
Join this FREE premier prenatal class sponsored by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. This is a great opportunity to gain the knowledge needed to improve our health to live longer and better. Lite refreshments are served. For more information, please call Healthy Start at 574-6661.


Oct. 17, Breast Feeding PreNatal Class, 1 - 2:30 pm
Located at NorthWest Neighborhood Place at 4018 West Market St.
Prepare for your baby with essential information from this prenatal class sponsored by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Healthy Start at 574-6661.


Oct. 20 and 27, Teen Fatherhood University, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Located at NorthWest Neighborhood Place at 4018 West Market St.
Teen Fatherhood University in collaboration with 2NOT1 Fatherhood and Families is proud to offer Fatherhood University, a prevention and fatherhood program specifically designed for young males 14-24. For more information, contact Shawn Gardner by phone at 356-7478 or via email at Shawn@2NOT1.org.


Oct. 24, Neighborhood Place Annual Day at Fern Valley Conference Center, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Held for more than 10 years, the Neighborhood Place Annual Day gathers service providers from Louisville’s eight Neighborhood Place locations and staff members from partnering agencies to recharge and allow opportunities for networking and skill-building. A variety of vendors are being sought to provide social services resources as well as craft, jewelry, apparel and other products. Vendor cost is $50 and participant cost is $25 per person. Call Michele Bright at 574-4516 for more information.




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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.