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Neighborhood Place partners offer services and workshops in February that will benefit the entire family including a prom dress drive to help make prom more affordable for families in need; the launch of a Weekly Resource School with an array of topics; two foster parent recruitment meetings and much more.   To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb. 1 – Mar. 16, The Butterfly Effect Prom Dress Drive at NorthWest Neighborhood Place
Call 485-7230 for more information.  Donations of prom dresses, shoes, accessories, as well as tuxedo rental vouchers are all requested to assist with the “Butterfly Effect Prom Event” on March 27.   Drop off donations to NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St. weekdays between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. by March 16.  Sponsored in collaboration with Destinee Germany, Miss Black Kentucky, in addition to Academy at Shawnee Youth Services and Jefferson County Public Schools.

Feb. 2, Energy Management Workshop at the Fairdale Branch Library
Located at the Fairdale Branch Library, 10620 West Manslick Rd.   Call 363-1483 for registration.  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 clear plastic/tape for windows, caulk to seal openings around windows and sealing foam.  Sponsored by Project Warm in collaboration with South Jefferson Neighborhood Place and Fairdale Branch Library.

Feb. 5, 7, 13 and 20, Community Dental Care Information Sessions
Call 502-366-4442 for more information. Community Dental Care is a full-sedental organization designed to increase access to health care in communities with the goal of improving the overall health of the population. Representatives will be on site to provide information about services offered, to assist in scheduling appointments for dental needs as well as offer no cost dental screenings.

  • Feb. 5, First Neighborhood Place, Rangeland Road (T. J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 7, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Valley Location, 10200 Dixie Hwy; 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 13, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Fairdale location, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 1– 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 20, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Feb. 6, 7, 8 and 22, Weekly Resource School at Bridges Neighborhood Place
Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy.  Contact Nannette Bertram Dix at 634-6057 to RSVP and for more information.  The Bridges of Hope staff is teaming up with an array of service providers to provide weekly programming and resources focusing on substance prevention, self-sufficiency, health, safety and resiliency. All workshops are free and open to the public.

  • Feb. 6, Cyber Safety, 4 – 5 p.m. ECHO (Exploited Children’s Help Organization) presents internet safety tips and tricks and how to keep information safe and secure.
  • Feb. 7, FASFA, 10 – 11 a.m. Learn more about FAFSA, the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid, which is prepared by current and prospective college students. Presented by Wright, Financial Coach with the Armed Forces Services Corporation.
  • Feb. 8 and 22, CHOICES, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Center for Women and Families presents “CHOICES”, an educational and support program for people affected by intimate partner and/or sexual violence

Feb 6 and Feb. 12, ElderCare 4 Families Employment Recruitment
Call 244 -8446 for more information.  Located at 1503 Rangeland Road (T. J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24).  Call 313-4700 for more information. An employment recruiter will be on-hand for ElderCare 4 Families, a non-medical in homecare service for seniors provide help with cooking, cleaning, laundry and personal care.

  • Feb. 6, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T. J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 12, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 15, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 1 – 3 p.m.

Mondays and Thursdays, YMCA’s “Caring and Learning with Me” program at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Call Keyonna Humphrey at 974-8457 for more information and to register. This free program provides a wonderful learning environment for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers focusing on play and exploration. The adult caregiver is required to attend with the children and you may also bring other children ages (0-2). Sponsored by the YMCA with support from First Neighborhood Place.

Feb. 8, 15 and 22 , Work and Learn Program for K-TAP Recipients Info Session at South Central Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 502-213-2284 for more information. Individuals who are receiving K-TAP can come learn about campus and community resources for students, as well as work-study jobs. Students can work on-campus or off-campus, even in your field study.

Feb. 8, 20 and 28, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower
Contact Mendy Mason at 341-5400 to RSVP or for more information.  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.

  • Feb. 8, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 20, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 28, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 1- 3 p.m.

Feb 13, Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Louisville Metro Health and Wellness health educators will provide free blood pressure checks.

Feb. 13 and 22, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting
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 Kentucky Foster Care and the training classes will be provided. Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

  • Feb. 13, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 22, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 6 – 8 p.m.

Feb. 13, Healthy Living Club at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, Call 363-1483 for more information.  Classes are open to anyone interested in gaining more knowledge to live a better and more fulfilling life. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss healthy living and to get the support you need to eat better, get active, and lose weight.  This month, a representative from Community Dental will be on hand to provide free dental screenings and also to discuss positive dental hygiene at any age.  Free dental supplies for those that attend.   Come and join the fun and fellowship.

Feb. 15, African American Read-In U at Southwick Community Center 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Located at 3621 Southern Ave.  Call 313-4635 for more information.  In honor of Black History Month, join in this celebration of black authors via readings, dancing, and music.  Sponsored by Ujima Neighborhood Place.

Beginning Feb. 22, Cooking Matters Class at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 772-8588 to register for this class.  Join this free, six-week cooking class to learn about healthy eating, cook in class, and take home a bag of groceries each week.  All participants must meet income eligibility requirements.  Sponsored by Family Health Center and Dare to Care.

Feb. 22, Passport Health Care Community Engagement, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market St.  Call 313.4892 for more information.  Representatives from Passport Health Care will be onsite to provide one-on-one consultations and 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.

Feb. 26, Diabetes Education Classes at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 502-772-8588 to sign up.  This information session is provided monthly to assist in learning the latest information on managing diabetes including healthy eating, developing an active lifestyle, taking medications and reducing health risks. Sponsored by Family Health Center.

Beginning Feb. 28, Freedom from Smoking Classes at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.   Call 772-8588 to register or for more information. Join this weekly group on Wednesdays for seven weeks to get the support you need to be free from smoking,  Support will be provided on stress management, creating a personal plan and  avoiding weight gain.  All classes are free.  Sponsored by the Family Health Centers.

Photo: Neighborhood Place

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in September to help keep families safe and healthy including car and booster seat fitting stations by Norton’s Children Hospital; a Healthy Living Club; a Diabetes Self-Management Series; and a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Sept. 5, Car Seat Fitting at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 9 – 11 a.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 629-7358 for an appointment.  Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat at this car seat fitting station offered by Norton’s Children’s Hospital. Find out if it’s time for a change.

Sept. 5, Free Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness health educators will provide free blood pressure checks.

Sept 5, 12, 19, 26, and Oct 3, Free Crockpot Cooking Class at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place. Call 772-8588 to register for this activity.  Learn about healthy eating and try new crockpot recipes at these free classes.  Attend all classes and earn a crockpot at the end of the class sessions.

Sept. 5, 7, 11, and 14, WeCare Energy Efficiency Overview
Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information.  Representatives from the WeCare Program at LG&E will be on hand to talk with interested persons about energy efficiency, energy usage and tips to reduce 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.

  • Sept. 5, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place at Valley, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 10 a.m. – noon
  • Sept. 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.
  • Sept. 11, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – noon
  • Sept. 14, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – noon

Sept. 5, 6, 12 and 14, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby
For more information and RSVP, contact Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400 or via email at Melynda.Mason@centerstone.org.  Join us at to explore the do’s and don’ts of a healthy pregnancy in a free, fun setting.  Seven Counties and KIDSNow Plus will host an educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Pregnant attendees receive a baby tote filled with baby items and a gas/gift card, with more chances to win prizes like gift/layette set(s), bottle sets and more.  Fathers are welcome.

  • Sept. 5, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 6, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market Street, 10am -noon
  • Sept. 12,Greater Cane Run Area Neighborhood Place, 3410 Lees Ln., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 14, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 1 – 3 p.m.

Tuesdays, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 to register or for more information. Learn tips and money saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping.

Sept. 6 and 20, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. A Legal Aid Society staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid handles and provide referrals.

Sept. 8 and 22, Choices Domestic Violence Educational Workshop at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 2 – 4 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market Street.  Call 313-4892 to register.  The workshop is facilitated by the Center for Women and Families’ domestic violence advocates, a psycho-educational group for women, men, and teens who have experienced abuse in their intimate relationships.  The objectives of the group are to raise awareness about intimate partner violence and the supportive services that are available; support and encourage participants’ healing and reconciliation of their experiences; and to prepare the participants to practice self-care and engage in healthy relationships going forward.

Mondays and Thursdays, YMCA’s “Caring and Learning with Me” program at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  Call Keyonna Humphrey at         974-8457 for more information and to register.  This free program provides a wonderful learning environment for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers focusing on play and exploration.  The adult caregiver is required to attend with the child/ren and you may also bring other children ages (0-2). Sponsored by the YMCA with support from First Neighborhood Place.

Sept. 11 and 19, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at South Central Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 574-4516 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. 11, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Call 574-4516 for more information
  • Sept. 19, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.

Sept. 12, Healthy Living Club at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 363-1483 for more information.  Join the support group on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss healthy living and to get the support you need to eat better, get active, and lose weight.  This month, a representative from Walgreens Pharmacy will be on hand to review medications and give helpful information on how to ensure you are getting the best results from your prescription plan.

Sept, 12, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at First Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  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 Kentucky Foster Care and the training classes will be provided.  Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

Sept. 13, Child Booster Seat Event at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 4 – 6 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Pre-registration is required by calling 502-629-7244. Norton’s Children’s Hospital will be on hand to provide free booster seats for those who pre-register, and conduct booster seat checks. All children under 8 years old or 57 inches are required to ride in a child restraint. A vehicle seat belt does not fit a child safely until they are 57 inches tall.

Sept. 19 and 27, Community Dental Care Information Sessions
Call 502-366-4442 for more information.  Community Dental Care is a full-service dental organization designed to increase access to health care in communities with the goal of improving the overall health of the population. Representatives will be on site to provide information about services offered and to assist in scheduling appointments for dental needs or for pediatric health needs.

  • Sept. 19, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Sept. 27, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place at Fairdale, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Sept. 27, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place at Valley, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Sept. 19, Diabetes Self-Management Class Series at First Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2:30 pm.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd.  Registration required by calling 574-6663.  Whether you are recently diagnosed or have been diabetic for years and need a refresher, this class is for you. Topics covered will include what are diabetes, glucose monitoring, problem solving, healthy eating, medication management, sick day management, healthy exercise, and goal setting.  Sponsored by Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness.

Sept. 21, Legal Aid Representative at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 363-1483 for more information.  A representative from Legal Aid will be on hand to discuss issues surrounding domestic violence, Emergency Protective Orders and making a safety plan for all family members.  Stop by to discuss your situation.  All matters are confidential.

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Neighborhood Place partners offer resources to help expectant parents and enhance fathers’ roles as well as an information session about becoming a foster parent. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Also six back to school events remain in early August featuring free school supplies, sponsored by Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners.

Two Opportunities for “4 Your Child – Dads Making the Difference” workshop series

For more information and to register, contact Dr. Cheri Langley at (502) 709-9323.  “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.

  • Sat., Aug. 5 – Sept 19, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sat., Aug. 5 – Sept. 23, Charmoli Neighborhood Place, 200 Juneau Dr., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Aug. 2 and 16, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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

Aug.  8, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at First Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.

Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  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 Kentucky Foster Care and the training classes will be provided.  Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

Aug. 9 and 10, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower

For more information and to RSVP, 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.

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

Aug. 10, Becoming Weight Wise at South Central Neighborhood Place, 12 – 1 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 313-4089 for more information. It’s not easy to manage body weight. This course will allow self-discovery, skill building and support can help you learn about weight control. This program is based on approaches that are promising ways to achieve better health. Sponsored by Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness.

Aug. 14, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at South Central Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 574-4516 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.

Spring and summer are great times to focus on health and fitness and Neighborhood Place partners have lined up events that do just that including a Fruit and Boot Camp, a Healthy Living Club and a Diabetes Self-Management Series.  To learn more about these offerings and other valuable workshops, please refer to the list below.

June 1, 8 and 20, Work and Learn Program for K-TAP Recipients Info Session
Call 502-213-2149 for more information. Individuals who are receiving K-TAP who are interested in completing their GED or upgrading their skills in preparation for college enrollment are invited to stop by and talk with case managers from the Work and Learn program.  Find out how to earn an hourly wage at an approved job site and upon completion of your GED, and receive a cash bonus.

  • June 1, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 8, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 20, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 12 – 2 p.m.

June 5 and  12, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 to register or for more information. Learn tips and money saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping.

June 1, 5, 7, 8, 13 and 14, LG&E WeCare Energy Efficiency Overview
Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information.  Representatives from the WeCare Program at LG&E will be on hand to talk with interested persons about energy efficiency, energy usage and tips to reduce 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.

  • June 1, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, Valley Site, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 5, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. (T. J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 7 and 14, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 8 and 13, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

June 6 and 13, Fruit and Boot Camp at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 629-5437 (KIDS) for registration or more information. Join us for this fun two-week series designed to teach you and your school-age children how to eat right and stay active together.  Each week adults and kids will practice making a healthy food item and participate in an exercise activity that can be done anywhere. All physical fitness levels are welcome. Children must be age 5 or older and one parent or guardian must be present and participate with every two children registered.

June 6, Car Seat Fitting at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 9 – 11 a.m. (by appointment only)
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 629-7358 to schedule an appointment. Norton’s Children’s Hospital will provide a car seat check fitting station to teach how to properly install your child’s car seat or booster seat or to find out if it’s time for a change.

June 7 and 21, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. -12 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. A Legal Aid Society staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid handles and provide referrals.

June 7, 8, 14, and 22, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower
RSVP is required to Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400 or mmason@sevencounties.org.  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.

  • June 7, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd. 1 – 3 p.m.
  • June 8, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • June 14, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 1 – 3 p.m.
  • June 22, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

June 7, 14, & 21, Diabetes Self-Management Class Series Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 2 – 4:30 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Lane next to Farnsley Middle School.  Registration is required by calling 574-6663.  Whether you are recently diagnosed or have had diabetes for years and need a refresher, this three-part series is for you.  Topics include what diabetes is and is not, glucose monitoring, problem solving, healthy eating, medication management, sick day management, healthy exercise, goal setting, and more.  Sponsored by Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness.

June 12, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at South Central Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 574-4516 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. .

June 12, Diabetes Awareness and Basic Nutrition at First Neighborhood Pace, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd.  Call 313-4700 for more information.  This class is designed to raise awareness of diabetes, help inform those who have been recently diagnosed or who are at risk, as well as provide a refresher course on how to manage your condition for those who or have been diabetic for years.  Sponsored by Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness.

June 13, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at First Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  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 Kentucky Foster Care and the training classes will be provided.  Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

June 13, Free Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Louisville Metro Health and Wellness health educators will provide free blood pressure checks.

June 13, Healthy Living Club at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place.  Call 363-1483 for more information.  Join the support group on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss healthy living and to get the support you need to eat better, get active, and lose weight.

June 14, 20, 28,  Community Dental Care Information Sessions
Call 502-366-4442 for more information.  Community Dental Care is a full-service dental organization designed to increase access to health care in communities with the goal of improving the overall health of the population. Representatives will be on site to provide information about services offered and to assist in scheduling appointments for dental needs or for pediatric health needs.

  • June 14, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road (T. J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 1 – 3 p.m.
  • June 20, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 28, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • June 28, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, Valley Site, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

June 15, Choices Domestic Violence Educational Workshop located at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12 – 3:30 p.m.
Located at  3610 Bohne Ave.   Call 313-4635 to register.  The workshop is facilitated by the Center for Women and Families’ domestic violence advocates, a psycho-educational group for women, men, and teens who have experienced abuse in their intimate relationships.  The objectives of the group are to raise awareness about intimate partner violence and the supportive services that are available; support and encourage participants’ healing and reconciliation of their experiences; and to prepare the participants to practice self-care and engage in healthy relationships going forward.

June 23, American Red Cross Blood Drive at Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located at the East Government Center, 200 Juneau Drive, Ste 200.  Csll 574-8147 with any questions. Giving blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the lives of others.  Help us exceed our goal of 25 participants by spreading the word to friends and family members.

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