Louisville Ky’s Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Money Saving Tips for the Holidays and New Year

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Louisville, KY – Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free, money-saving workshops in December to help residents conserve energy, build extra wealth through couponing, and cook healthier. To learn more about these offerings, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Dec. 1 – Dec. 11 (weekdays), Energy Management Workshops at Urban Government Center, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
Located at 810 Barret Ave., Conference Room 4. Call 636-9276 for more info. Project Warm will offer half-hour long workshops to 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.money

Dec 1, 8 and 15, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 to register. Learn tips and money-saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping. Facilitated by couponing guru, Kim Mapp.

Dec. 2 and Dec. 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.

Dec. 8,  Free Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness health educators will be on hand to provide free blood pressure checks.

Dec. 8 and 15, New Year Budget Management Workshop at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 6 – 7 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 485-6145 for more information.  In this workshop entitled ” Saving for the New Year  and Cooking Healthy on a Budget“, Valerie Holland with University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension will provide ideas and steps toward having control over spending and cooking healthy meals.

Dec. 8 10, 15 and 16, 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.

  • Dec. 8  and 15, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Dec. 10 and 16, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Dec. 15, Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 10 – 12:00 p.m. 
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Registrations are required by contacting Mendy Mason at 341-5400 or atmmason@sevencounties.org. Seven Counties and KIDSNow Plus will host this educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Pregnant attendees receive multiple chances to win free baby items throughout the class and receive a gift card at the completion of class.

Dec. 16, Nutrition Education Class at South Central Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave.  Call 569-2344 or 485-7135 for more information and to register.  This session will help families learn about basic nutrition and healthy cooking and eating. Individuals and families are invited to bring their nutritional concerns to the class as nutritional professionals will be available to provide answers. Sponsored by the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service.

About Neighborhood Place
Louisville’s Neighborhood Place — a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Seven Counties — provides 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.

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