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Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Valuable Events and Services in May

Wednesday May 1, 2013

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


Neighborhood Place Partners Offer
Valuable Events and Services in May

Two locations celebrate special anniversaries this month



Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer valuable events and services in May including a resume writing lab, several free financial education workshops, four educational baby showers as well as a labor and delivery/breastfeeding class. 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/viewall.htm.


May 6, Resume Writing Lab at the Fairdale Branch Library, 6 p.m.
Located at 10620 W. Manslick Rd. Call 363-1424 for more information.
South Jefferson Neighborhood Place is partnering with the Fairdale Branch Library to bring the Library’s Resume Writing Lab to the Fairdale community. Come and put together a “power” resume before you interview with local companies.

Four Neighborhood Place locations will offer "A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower"
Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting the following 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 and a gas/gift card. RSVP required by calling 439-4591 or e-mail jengle@sevencounties.org.

  • May 7, Bridges of Hope Satellite @ L&N Building, 908 W. Broadway, Main Conference Room, 1st Floor, 2- 4 p.m.
  • May 21, South Central Neighborhood Place, Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 2- 4 p.m.
  • May 28, First Neighborhood Place (at TJ Middle School campus). 1503 Rangeland Road, 2- 4 p.m.
  • May 30, Urban Government Center Neighborhood Place. 810 Barret Ave., 2- 4 p.m.

PACT in Action Teen Dating Violence Prevention Efforts with Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place
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. Boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 17 are invited to attend one of the upcoming meetings in May. All events held at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Algonquin Pkwy., except where noted on May 20th. For more information, call or text 438-TEEN (8336).

  • May 6, Youth Advisory Board Meeting, 4-6 p.m.
  • May 11, Youth Outreach Day, 12 – 2 p.m.
  • May 13, Youth Advisory Board Meeting, 4-6 p.m.
  • May 20, Youth Adv. Board Mtg, 4-6 p.m. at Parkhill Community Ctr., 1703 S. 13th St.

May 8, Early Prenatal Class at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 1- 2:30 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St. For more information, please call Healthy Start at 574-6661.
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.

May 9, Basic Banking Workshop at Urban Government Center, 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 account work for you. Sponsored by Neighborhood Place along with Apprisen Financial Advocates.

May 9, Lunch Money Series at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, noon – 1 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St. Call 485-7230 for more information.
Sponsored in collaboration with Fifth Third Bank, this workshop will provide essential information for families to learn money management skills and to build financial wealth. Facilitated by Adam Hall with Fifth Third Bank.

May 14, Portland Public Library Outreach at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – noon
Located at 4018 West Market Street. Call 485-7230 for more information.
Visit with the Portland Branch Manager and learn the exciting and new resources available for the entire family at the local library.

May 15, Labor and Delivery/Breastfeeding Class at at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 1- 2:30 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market Street. For more information, please call Healthy Start at 574-6661.
Learn what to expect - and ask all of your ‘bubbling’ questions regarding the safe labor and delivery of your child. Additionally, you will learn the technique and importance of breastfeeding. Don’t miss this free class offered by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.

May 15, Cane Run Neighborhood Place 15th Year Anniversary Celebration, 12 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. For more information call 485-6810.
All current and former staff as well as Community Council members of Cane Run Neighborhood Place are invited to share memories from over the years, celebrate past successes and dream about the future.

May 16, Money Habitudes Workshop at Urban Government Center, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Ave., 1st floor conference room. Space is limited so call 574-5050 to register.
This fun and interactive workshop will help you gain a fresh perspective on personal money management when you explore your habits, attitudes and relationship with money. Brought to you by the Southern Indiana Asset Building Coalition, the Making Change Initiative and Metro United Way.


May 16, CHAMPS Data Daze at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St. For more information, please call Healthy Start at 485-7230.
This Data Daze session is a 3-month update survey for all youth who participated in the CHAMPS! Camp (teen pregnancy prevention study) at NorthWest Neighborhood Place in February.


May 17 and 18, Annual Yard Sale and Bake Sale at Bethany United Church of Christ, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Located at 10400 Old Preston Hwy. Call 363-1483 for more information.
Hosted by South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, new or gently used items can be donated for sale and will be available for purchase to raise money for the Baby-Go-Round Store for families with infants and toddlers in the southwest community.


May 23, 4th Annual Elementary School Calendar Contest Awards Ceremony at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 6 p.m. Located at the Southwest Government Center, 7219 Dixie Highway. Call 363-1424 for more information. This event recognizes school children grades K-5 in the southwest area who have submitted artwork focusing on keeping youth drug free. The winners will receive dinner and prizes plus their art will be featured in a calendar for the coming school year. Funds for this event and the printing of the calendars are sponsored by a Drug Free Communities Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).


About Neighborhood Place
In November 2013, Neighborhood Place will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of its first site – First Neighborhood Place at 1503 Rangeland Road – which served as a pilot multi-service center to increase access to services. Today, eight Neighborhood Place locations, along with two satellite sites, provide one-stop centers bringing together 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. Visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/NeighborhoodPlace/ to learn more.

This May marks the special anniversary for two Neighborhood Place locations – South Central celebrates its 10th anniversary, opening in 2003, and Cane Run celebrates its 15th anniversary, opening in 1998. Also notable this month is the 17th anniversary of 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, opening in 1996, and the 16th anniversary of South Jefferson, opening in 1997.


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