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Neighborhood House News – April 2018

Pam Rice, our longtime executive director, retired from Neighborhood House at the end of February after leading us through an incredible period of growth. While we will miss her terribly, we understand that after 15 years she may be ready for a vacation. We may not be seeing her every day, but we have a feeling we will soon be gaining a new volunteer.

David Graves, retired CEO of Brooklawn, has stepped in as interim executive director and is working closely with our search committee to identify a permanent ED.

Latara Appleby has joined Neighborhood House as director of development. After moving to Louisville four years ago, she has enjoyed getting involved, learning about the city and making it her home.

Latara’s background is in journalism, public relations and marketing, and she is excited to put those skills to use supporting our mission and vision. If you’d like to contact her, she can be reached at

Volunteers needed!

We are in need of 10 volunteers to help with our Four Seasons Derby party on Thursday, May 3rd. Volunteers are needed to help warm and serve food (10:30AM) and clean up after the festivities (1:00PM).

If you would like to help provide household items to be used for prizes, please contact Latara.

Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles!

Young learners in our 2-year-old classroom had some hands-on bubble time last week! Following the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, we often utilize natural materials to allow a child’s curiosity to develop.

Our seven classrooms provided high-quality early childhood education to more than 100 children in 2017.

Race for Success

Have you gotten your ticket to the 10th annual Race for Success? Join us with special guest Linkin’ Bridge as we honor Pam Rice and celebrate our children, youth and families!

When: Wednesday, April 18th
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Where: The Henry Clay
Tickets: Individual tickets can be purchased here. Contact Latara Appleby with questions regarding sponsorship opportunities.


Youth Development Program Easter egg hunt 2018.

Members of our youth program were able to get outside and enjoy the nice weather for an Easter egg hunt.

This, along with all of our educational programming and enrichment opportunities, wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of our community.

Neighborhood March Madness

Our youth basketball league came to an exciting conclusion on Saturday! 250 youth throughout the community took part this year, playing games after school and on the weekend for the last several weeks.

Last day of the Youth Basketball League on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

We know that quality out-of-school time activities prevent delinquency and risky behaviors, teach social/emotional skills, develop relationships, increase motivation and promote physical health. We are committed to providing these opportunities for our youth.

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