Ct., Fountain Ct., Magnolia Ave., Sixth Street, Hill Street, Kensington
Ct., and Park Ave. residents who normally park on the street in areas
that will be closed will be provided alternative parking once again in
Cochran Elementary Schools lot.
A uniformed police officer will be on duty to escort residents to
their homes. Parking
permits and alley access passes will be available for pickup at Haskins
Hall on Tuesday, October 3, and Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30 PM to
We also ask
that those of you that have automated sprinkler systems to please
disengage them once the artists tents are up.
Years in a Row
third year in a row, children from Old Louisvilles Cabbage Patch
Settlement House take the blue ribbon.
They participated in the program, From Seed to Table, which
exhibits the best vegetables in the Kentucky State Fairs Junior
Division. The Cabbage Patch kids won ten blue ribbons in all, including
those for best hot pepper collection, and several kinds of legumes,
vegetables and tubers. They
also won six second place ribbons, one third place, and three fourth
they do say city kids dont win, said Emily Davis, 11. But weve
won three years in a row.
Seed to Table is a program to help build inner city youngsters
self esteem, to foster teamwork, and to teach them to set and meet
youngsters, ages eleven to sixteen, grew the vegetables on Janet and
Sloane Graffs farm in eastern Jefferson County. The garden is about
100 feet by 25 feet. Its
fun, said Brian Allen, 14. You
go out every Wednesday and pick stuff and have fun.
The second phase of the program which runs through the fall and
winter, is a cooking class at the Conrad-Caldwell House. This is where
the children learn how to prepare foods, including the vegetables they
Patch Settlement House, almost ninety years old, is an independent
Christian service ministry on Sixth Street.
It began as a way to benefit low income families in the old
Cabbage Patch neighborhood, now the St. James Court area.
The settlement house continues to focus on the needs of
disadvantaged families from the downtown area.
Louisville International Cultural Center
Louisville International Cultural Center is the international visitor
council for the State of Kentucky.
Through various programs sponsored by the J.S. State Department,
LICC organizes an unpaid internship for each individual with a local
business or organization. Every
day the guests go to work as if they were a normal part of that
organizations staff. And they live in the home of their host family as a normal
member of the family. A
number of Old Louisville Residents host visitors on a regular basis.
LICC will be hosting a group of Ukrainians from the city of Donestsk, a
mining town in the eastern part of the country.
We at LICC would like to invite you in Old Louisville to open
your hearts and homes to these visitors for two-week home stays from
October 7th through November 2nd.
We can guarantee a warm, friendly experience in international
culture which will also give you the opportunity to participate directly
in U.S. foreign policy.
If you are
interested in participating in this unique opportunity, or finding out
more about LICC, please contact us at 561-5422, LICC@LICC.org, visit us
at 838 S. Fourth Street, or check out our web site at www.licc.org.