Archives for July 2013
“Today will be our third and last time working with the children at the St. Vincent de Paul’s summer program. We’re 17 teens from the U.S., Canada, and the Dominican Republic coming together this summer with the American Jewish Society for Service (AJSSS)…” Read more.
Today will be our third and last time working with the children at the St. Vincent de Paul’s summer program. We are 17 teens from all over the U.S., Canada, and even the Dominican Republic coming together for six weeks this summer with the American Jewish Society for Service (AJSSS). During our time in Louisville, […]
John Murrow (center right), owner of Check’s Cafe, presents $1,000 to Nancy Naughton (center left), Associate Executive Director of SVDP Louisville. The gift was a portion of the proceeds from the recent Wild Turkey Germantown-Schnitzelburg Blues Festival. Also present were local bluesman Lamont Gillispie (far left) and Gary Sampson (far right), president of the Kentucky […]
Check’s Cafe owner John Murrow hands $1,000 to SVDP’s Nancy Naughton. The money was raised at the Germantown-Schnitzelburg Blues Festival. With musician Lamont Gillispie (left) and Blues Society president Gary Sampson.
Posted at wdrb.com: Jul 22, 2013 3:38 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 24, 2013 1:52 PM EDT By Valerie Chinn Louisville, KY (WDRB) — Dogs are man’s best friend, but they are also helping provide therapy and valuable services to people with disabilities. Some local children on Monday saw first-hand how dogs can perform different tasks and help children and adults. A […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Children at St. Vincent de Paul got a surprise visit Monday afternoon from two therapy dogs. Sage, Wilson and their trainers provide comfort and companionship for those living at the [St. Vincent de Paul].The dogs were part of Paws with Purpose, a non-profit who helps provide therapy dogs for those who […]
“Also new this year was a cooking class and a cooking demonstration offered by Charlie Shunnarah, a chef at St. Vincent de Paul in Louisville…”
PAINT LICK — Once again, the focus was on locally produced agricultural products, ranging from organic vegetables to goat milk soap to hormone-free meats, at Saturday’s third annual Field to Fork Festival at Halcomb’s Knob Farm and Bed and Breakfast in Paint Lick.
Vendors and exhibitors, from local farms to community groups such as the Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society and the Garrard County Chamber of Commerce, offered products for sale and educational materials as visitors strolled from booth to booth.
There also were giveaways including packets of heirloom seeds and food samples. Deborah Messenger, who organizes and hosts the event, said among the new features of the festival this year was musical entertainment provided by Heath and Molly, a roots rock duo.
Also new this year was a cooking class and a cooking demonstration offered by Charlie Shunnarah, a chef at St. Vincent DePaul in Louisville.
Mark Keierleber, The Courier-Journal, July 13, 201 The Coalition for the Homeless has established call centers accepting reservations at three emergency shelters in the city. “Before, clients would have to go to each individual shelter to see if they had a bed. If you went to one shelter and couldn’t get in, you probably were […]
Biz Briefs, The Voice-Tribune, July 13, 2013
On June 14, social service providers and civic leaders marked the completion of a grant that will help add financial empowerment to services provided to Louisville’s most at-risk residents including the homeless. Through the $164,000 Living Cities grant, awarded to Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization (CSR), 13 homeless service agencies helped develop tools and resources that will increase access to financial education and empowerment opportunities for Louisville’s most vulnerable citizens.