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Neighborhood Place partners will help host several events in February including the 8th annual “African American Read-In” at Southwick Community Center in honor of Black History Month, as well as multiple hiring events for the upcoming Census, Sodexo and the Kentucky Health Career Center. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb. 3, 12, and 14, Passport Health Care Informational Table at multiple locations
A community engagement representative is onsite to answer any questions that Passport members have regarding their plan, benefits and updates on the upcoming waiver.

  • Feb. 3 at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Feb. 12 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 3 – 4:30 p.m. Call 313-4635 for more information.
  • Feb. 14 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 9 – 10 a.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.

Feb. 3, 5, 11, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 Census Employment Recruitment at four locations

Become a 2020 Census Taker and support your community. The position entails collection of important data that will determine the state’s representation in Congress as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools or hospitals.

  • Feb. 3 at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p. m., Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Feb 4, 11, 18 and 25 at First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Feb. 5, 12, 19, and 26 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Call 363-1483 for more information
  • Feb. 11 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4635 for more information.

Feb. 3, 6 and 11, National Processing Center (NPC) Hiring Events at two locations
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. U.S. Census Bureau’s representative will be available to share information about the hundreds of entry-level Office & Warehouse Clerks employment opportunities for the Jeffersonville location. NPC recently increased the starting hourly pay rate for entry level clerks to $14.54 per hour.

  • Feb. 3 and 11, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location at 4018 West Market St. Call 313-4892 for more information.
  • Feb. 6, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 –  Louisville Forward – Office of Community Development/Office of Housing Outreach at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market Street.  If you are interested in learning more about community housing resources such as Down Payment Assistance Programs, Home Repair Programs, Lead Safe Louisville Programs and current efforts to reduce vacant and abandon properties in our communities, representatives from Louisville Forward will be onsite monthly at NorthWest Neighborhood Place to provide face-to-face valuable information to assist median to low-income community residents.  For more information, visit Develop Louisville website at www.Louisvilleky.Gov/DevelopLouisville.

Wednesdays, Feb. 5 – March 25, 4 Your Child Dads Making the Difference at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  For more information or to register for the upcoming weekly workshops, please contact Dr. Cheri Langley at 709-9323 or by email at 4YourChild@Outlook.com.  “4 Your Child” is an eight-week fatherhood program that aims to improve the quantity and quality of fathers’ involvement by integrating responsible parenting, economic stability, and relationship education services.  Participants may be compensated for their time up to $220 but registration is required.

Feb. 6, Humana Insurance Informational Table at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. A community engagement representative is onsite to answer any questions that members have regarding their plan and updates on the upcoming waiver.

Feb. 6, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 10 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.

Feb. 6, 13, 18, and 20, A Healthy Journey for Two at multiple locations
Educational Baby Shower 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. For more information, contact Mendy Mason at 341-5400 or melynda.mason@centerstone.org.

  • Feb. 6 at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 13 at First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 18 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 20 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Feb. 10, 17 and 24, Kentucky Health Career Center Outreach at three locations

A KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center professional will provide valuable information to help increase your occupation potential including training funds for in-demand occupations; resources for individuals seeking advance healthcare careers; resume writing, career assessments; interview planning; computer essentials, work-based learning opportunities and more.

  • Feb. 10 at at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 17 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 363-1483 for directions, and call 595-4003 for more information.
  • Feb. 24 at First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.

Feb. 17, Anthem Insurance Information Table at Ujima Neigbhorhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. A community engagement representative is onsite to answer any questions that Passport members have regarding their plan and updates on the upcoming waiver.

Feb. 19, JenCare Senior Medical Center to Discuss Heart Healthy Tips for Seniors at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. -1p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, JenCare will be on hand with healthy snacks and to share tips for seniors on keeping your heart healthy and knowing the symptoms of a heart attack.   Call 363-1483 for more information.

Feb. 20, 8th African American Read-In at Southwick Community Center, 6 p.m.

Located at 3600 Southern Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Celebrate black authors through spoken word, dance and Soul Food tasting. Participate in the “Bring a Book, Take a Book” station. Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Ujima Neighborhood Place, Southwick Community Center, Break Every Chain Deliverance Ministry and Councilwoman Jessica Green.

Feb. 27, Birthing While Black Community Conversation at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Contact 354-8424 for more information.  Join this community conversation focusing on addressing racial gaps in maternal health. A film screening will take placefrom 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. followed by a discussion.  Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Ujima Neighborhood Place, Louisville Metro’s Department of Public Health and Wellness and Healthy Start initiative.

Neighborhood Place partners will host several events in January including several Census Bureau hiring events for positions with the National Processing Center and Census Takers; a Women’s Empowerment session covering eight modules; an Energy Management workshop; a Foster Parent/Adoption Information meeting, and more. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan. 6, 13 and 27 – Kentucky Health Career Center Outreach at two locations

Call 502/595-4003 for more information.  A KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center professional will provide valuable information to help increase your occupation potential including training funds for in-demand occupations; resources for individuals seeking advance healthcare careers; resume writing, career assessments; interview planning; computer essentials, work-based learning opportunities and more.

  • Jan. 6 and 27, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Jan. 13, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4635 for more information.

Jan. 7, 8, 14, 16, 21 and 28National Processing Center (NPC) Hiring Events at multiple locations
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. 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. NPC recently increased the starting hourly pay rate for entry level clerks to $14.54 per hour.

  • Jan. 7, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Jan. 8, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Jan. 14, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 485-7310 for more information.
  • Jan. 16 and 28, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.. Call 485-7130 for more information.
  • Jan. 21, Neighborhood Place satellite site at Valley High School, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 485-7310.

Jan. 9 and 14, 2020 Census Employment Recruitment at two locations
Become a 2020 Census Taker and support your community. The position entails collection of important data that will determine the state’s representation in Congress as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools or hospitals.

  • Jan. 9 and 14, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Jan. 14, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4635 for more information.

Jan. 9, Sodexo Hiring Opportunity at First Neighborhood Place, 10 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. 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.

Jan. 9, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 1 – 3 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. 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.

Jan. 13, Foster Parent/Adoption Information Meeting at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St. Call 595-5437 (KIDS) for more information. Details will be provided on the requirements and process of how to become a foster or adoptive parent such as an explanation of foster care, special needs adoption, and information on foster parent training classes. Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

Jan. 15, Passport Health Care Informational Table at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 1 – 3 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 313-4635 for more information. A community engagement representative is onsite to answer any questions that Passport members have regarding their plan, benefits and updates on the upcoming waiver.

Jan. 15, Louisville Forward – Office of Community Development/Office of Housing Outreach at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St.  Representatives from Louisville Forward will be onsite monthly to provide valuable information to assist median to low-income residents such as Down Payment Assistance, Home Repair and Lead Safe Louisville programs as well as current efforts to reduce vacant and abandon properties in our community. For more information, visit Develop Louisville website at www.Louisvilleky.gov/DevelopLouisville.

Mondays, Jan. 27 – March 16, Bridges of Hope Women’s Empowerment Group, 5 – 7 p.m.
Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. Call 634-6050 for more information.  The Bridges of Hope Women’s Empowerment Group was created by women to serve women to provide a safe and welcoming space to speak openly and candidly about topics such as relationships, parenting, addressing vicarious trauma, mental and physical health, grief and self-care. Each of the sessions is free and snacks will be provided.

Jan. 28, Energy Management Workshop at Ujima Neighborhod Place, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 to register. This workshop will provide all the information and tools you need to help weatherize your home.  Energy saving tips and weatherization demonstrations will prepare all attending to keep drafts away.  Materials are free to all that attend.  Sponsored in collaboration with Project Warm.

Gov. Andy Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer joined U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth today in announcing that YouthBuild Louisville is receiving a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand its services in the Louisville Community.

YouthBuild provides at-risk youth, ages 16-24, with education and occupational skill development to obtain employment in construction and other in-demand industries. In all, the Labor Department awarded 67 grants totaling up to $85 million to support and expand YouthBuild programs across the country.

“Job training and education are key to preparing our nation’s young men and women for economic success,” U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said. “By investing in these local workforce development programs, the Department is expanding opportunities for at-risk youth in communities across the country.”

Lynn Rippy, president and CEO for YouthBuild Louisville, said the money will support ongoing programming and allow the agency to assist 10 additional youths a year.

“All young people need support to successfully reach adulthood,” Rippy said. “YouthBuild offers our previously challenged young adults a chance to grow with the love, skill building and future-creating opportunities that we afford our own children. We are so grateful to be able to expand our work together with some of Louisville’s most resilient young adult leaders.”

“This federal funding is well-earned and highlights YouthBuild Louisville’s success in making our city home to one of the best youth education and workforce development programs in the nation,” said Congressman Yarmuth, who is chairman of the House Budget Committee. “The dedicated young people who participate in this program are working to embrace their full potential while also contributing to the community around them. I’m so proud of the work Lynn Rippy and her team have done to empower our local youth and make YouthBuild Louisville such a nationally recognized success story.”

“This funding will provide more young people in Kentucky an opportunity to learn valuable skills, provide for their families and succeed,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “Everyone matters in Kentucky, and this grant will create a pathway for more young people in the Commonwealth to thrive.”

“This grant means more young people can come through the doors here at YouthBuild and develop skills that will make them an asset to companies that are thriving in our growing city,” said Mayor Fischer. “I’m so proud of programs like this that create concrete opportunities for kids who struggle, opening doors to a brighter future.”

“YouthBuild programs have the ability to change the lives of thousands of American students,” said Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training John Pallasch. “Today’s announcement will provide new opportunities for young people across the country to take the first step toward good-paying careers.”

The Department has administered the YouthBuild program since 2006. Program participants learn construction skills while constructing or rehabilitating affordable housing for low-income or homeless families in their own neighborhoods, as well as other occupational skills for in-demand industries that also require real-world work experience components. Young people split their time between the occupational skills training site and the classroom, where they earn their high school diploma or equivalency degree and prepare for postsecondary opportunities.

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety workshops and resources in November to help strengthen households including hiring events from National Processing Center and Sodexo, energy management workshops provided by Project Warm, and a Foster Parent/Adoption Information meeting. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25, Kentucky Health Career Center Outreach at two locations Call 502/595-4003 for more information.  A KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center professional will provide valuable information to help increase your occupation potential including training funds for in-demand occupations; resources for individuals seeking advance healthcare careers; resume writing, career assessments; interview planning; computer essentials, work-based learning opportunities and more.

  • Nov. 4 and 25, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Nov. 11 and 18, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St. at the Academy of Shawnee, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Nov. 4, Foster Parent/Adoption Information Meeting at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 595-5437 (KIDS) for more information.  Detailed information will be provided on the requirements and process of how to become a foster or adoptive parent.  Information such as an explanation of foster care, special needs adoption, and information on foster parent training classes will be provided.  Sponsored by the Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

Nov. 4, 7, 8, 12, 14, 19 and 26 National Processing Center (NPC) Hiring Events at multiple locations
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. 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. NPC recently increased the starting hourly pay rate for entry level clerks to $14.54 per hour!

  • Nov. 4, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 1 – 3 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Nov. 7, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Fairdale, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Nov. 8, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Nov. 12, South Central Neighborhood Place,4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Nov. 12, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 1 – 3 p.m. Call 313-4635 for more information.
  • Nov. 14, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Valley, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 1– 3 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Nov. 19, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1 – 3p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Nov. 19, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313 – 4635 for more information.
  • Nov. 26, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Fairdale, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 1 – 3 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.

Nov. 7, Sodexo Hiring Opportunity at First Neighborhood Place, 10 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.

Nov. 14, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 3 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd.  This educational baby shower is 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 Centerstone and KIDSNow. Fathers are welcome but must be registered. For more information, contact Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400.

Nov.  15, Energy Management Workshops at three locations
Call 636-9276 for more information.  Project Warm’s free workshops help families take control of their energy usage and learn “do-it-yourself” energy-saving tips. FREE Supplies will be distributed at the end of the workshop such as roll of clear plastic, tape, caulk/foam to seal gaps and air leaks around windows and doors.

  • Nov. 14, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Fairdale, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Nov 15, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School, door #16, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Call 313-4728 or 313-4700 for registration.
  • Nov. 21, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Nov. 20, Car Seat Safety Class at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 12 – 1 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St. at the Academy at Shawnee.  Call 502.574.6661 for more information.  Proper use of car seats helps keep children safe. However, with so many different seats on the market, many parents find this overwhelming. If you are expectant parents or if you have a young child(ren), join this informative class hosted by the Healthy Start program to learn how to properly install a car seat in your car to ensure vehicle safety for your child(ren).

Nov. 21, The Greatest Louisville Smoke Out at Parkhill Community Center, 5 – 7 p.m.
Located at 1703 S. 13th Street.  For more information, call Celine at 502/341-0694 and inquire about possible transportation assistance by November 14.  The event focuses on connecting the community to promote smoking cessation and to answer questions about the quitline, medications and health services, and one-on-one coaching.  Features health screenings, a cooking demonstration, free food, door prizes, photo booth, games, vendors and photo booth.  Transportation assistance may be available  Sponsored in part by the Shawnee Healthcare Center, Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place and other community partners.

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Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in October include two Trunk or Treat events for Halloween, nine hiring events conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, “A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower” at two locations and more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Oct 1, 3, 4, 9, 17, 18 and 29, U.S. Census Bureau’s Hiring Events at multiple locations
U.S. Census Bureau’s representative will be available to share information about the hundreds of entry-level office & 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.

  • Oct. 1, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 485-6710 for more information.
  • Oct. 1, First Neighborhood Place at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 1– 3 p.m.   Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Oct. 3, South Central Neighborhood Place at 4255 Hazelwood Ave, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Oct. 4, First Neighborhood Place at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Oct. 9, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Fairdale Location at 1000 Neighborhood Place (off National Turnpike),10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Oct. 17, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Valley at 10200 Dixie Highway (inside Valley High School to the right of the bldg.), 1 – 3 p.m.  Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Oct.18, South Central Neighborhood Place at 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 9 – 11 a.m. Call 363-1483 for more information.
  • Oct. 18, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 1 -3 p.m. Call 485-6710 for more information.
  • Oct. 29, First Neighborhood Place at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 1 – 3 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.

Oct. 3, Sodexo Hiring Opportunity at First Neighborhood Place, 10 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.

Oct. 14, and 28, Kentucky Health Career Center Outreach
A KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center professional will provide valuable information to help increase your occupation potential; Training funds for in-demand occupations, Resources for individuals seeking advance healthcare careers; resume writing provided, career assessments, Interview planning  success, Computer essentials, Work-based learning opportunities and more.

  • Oct. 14, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.
  • Oct. 28, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.

Oct. 9 and 15, 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 mother.  The class will include a range of information and resources, as well as free baby items, gift cards, prizes, and snacks.  Hosted by Centerstone and KIDSNow.  Fathers are welcome but must be registered.

  • Oct. 9, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Oct. 15, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 1 – 3 p.m.

Oct. 17, The Center for Women and Families Outreach at First Neighborhood Place, 12 – 3 p.m.
Located at1503 Rangeland Rd (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24).  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.

Oct. 24, Trunk or Treat at Carter Traditional School/DuValle Education Center parking lot 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Located at the backside of 3610 Bohne Ave.  For more information call 313-4635. This annual Halloween event provides a safe and fun environment for the entire family with trick or treating in a line-up of vehicles with trunks full of goodies.

Oct. 28, Trunk or Treat Halloween Health and Safety Fair at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.

Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 363-1483 for more information.  Join the Third Annual Trunk or Treat and Health Fair guaranteed to surprise and delight kids of all ages.  Free health related items, candy, movies, treats and games.  Dress in your favorite costume and join the fun.

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in September include four hiring events conducted by FedEx, Sodexo, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Kentucky Health Care Center; two outreaches by Humana CareSource and Passport to discuss health plan benefits options; and a free educational series for parents and caregivers who have youth with a mental health diagnosis. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Sept. 3, Humana CareSource Community Engagement at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Humana CareSource representatives will be onsite for one-on-one consultations to discuss plan benefits and options.   This is a great opportunity as Humana CareSource seeks to increase health benefits awareness and educate the community about the Humana CareSource Health Plan mission.

Sept. 4, FedEx Ground Employment Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 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.

Sept. 5, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 10 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.

Sept. 6, U.S. Census Bureau’s Hiring Event at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Call 313-4892 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.

Sept. 6, 9, 23, 27 and 30 Kentucky Health Career Center at four locations
Call 502/595-4003 for more information. If you are looking for a job in healthcare, the Kentucky Health Care Center can help with resume writing, career assessments, training funds, job leads and referrals.  A representative from the Kentucky Health Career Center, part of KentuckianaWorks, will be on hand to discuss the multiple opportunities the center has to offer.

  • Sept 6, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 1 p.m
  • Sept, 9, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market Street, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • September 23, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place (Valley Location), 10200 Dixie Highway, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sept 27, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sept. 30, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place (Fairdale Location), 1000 Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sept. 10, Passport Health Care Community Engagement at NorthWest Neighborhood Place
Located at 4018 West Market St. Call (502) 585-7301 to leave a message to RSVP.  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.

Sept. 19, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 1 – 3 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd.  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.

Sept. 19, The Center for Women and Families Outreach at First Neighborhood Place, Thursday, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Located at 1503 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.

Wednesdays, Sept. 25 – Oct. 30, NAMI Basics Educational Class at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy.  Call 502/588-2008 to register or with any questions or email martha.theobald@namilouisville.org.  NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Basics is a free six-week educational program for parents and caregivers of youth 6 to 22 years old with a mental health diagnosis. This six-week series is free to attend and will be held six consecutive Wednesdays.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today joined SummerWorks staff, participants, employers, and supporters at the Heine Bros. headquarters in west Louisville to celebrate the 2019 SummerWorks season, which saw nearly 7,000 youth, a new record, employed throughout the city.

“SummerWorks is a critical step in building and supporting our pipeline of talented workers,” Mayor Fischer said. “The skills learned and relationships developed during a summer job carry over into the new school year and help set young people on a path to career success.”

This season of SummerWorks saw an increase in first-time employers, including Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Carbide Industries, GlowTouch Technologies, Crowne Plaza, Masonic Homes, Rev-a-Shelf, and the U.S. Census Bureau. Many established SummerWorks employers also increased their participation in 2019, including GE Appliances, which hired 29 youth this season.

GE Appliances SummerWorks student Zaina Katembo gained confidence in the business place during her experience and hopes to have a future with the global company.
“When I started work, I was very nervous,” said Katembo, 19, senior at Moore High School who moved to the U.S. from Tanzania in 2016, “but my co-workers and supervisors made me feel very welcomed and at home. I really appreciated this opportunity and would like to work for GE Appliances after I graduate.”

SummerWorks also expanded its partnership with the Academies of Louisville at JCPS, exceeding its goal of placing at least 200 Academies students in summer jobs that aligned with their career pathway.

During the celebration, the Mayor cited a newly released study, which was commissioned by KentuckianaWorks and conducted by the Kentucky Center for Statistics, that measured the long-term impact of SummerWorks on youth. The study found a variety of positive outcomes associated with SummerWorks, including higher graduation and employment rates.
“The data we’re seeing today reinforces our belief that a summer job experience can have a lasting positive impact on a young person’s life,” the Mayor said. “We must continue investing in SummerWorks in order to make sure all young people in our community, regardless of the barriers they may be facing, have a chance to benefit from this kind of experience.”

To learn more about SummerWorks and how to get involved, either as a participant, employer, or supporter, visit www.summerworks.org.

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