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More brand NEW apartments coming Spring 2011 | Kingsley House | Gentilly Fest 2010
President Barack Obama and First Lady visit Columbia Parc
 
BRANCH OUT e-newsletter | September 2010
FREE TRAINING PROGRAMS AT COLUMBIA PARC
2010 GENTILLY FESTIVAL
PRESIDENT OBAMA’S PHOTO ALBUM
Bayou District NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS:
GOLF LESSONS FOR COLUMBIA PARC’S YOUNG RESIDENTS
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Two FREE Training Programs at Columbia Parc
We're excited to announce that Kingsley House will offer two new training programs at Columbia Parc: Child Development Assistance (CDA) and Financial Literacy Class. The programs are sponsored by Columbia Parc, the Bayou District Foundation, Capital One, and Kingsley House‘s Community Supportive Services program.

Child Development Assistance (CDA) training is a 10-week program taking place October 13th - December 20th. Upon completion of classroom instruction, residents will be eligible to apply for positions with the Kingsley House Child Development Assistance program slated to open at Columbia Parc in January 2011.

The Financial Literacy program runs from November 3, 2010 until
May 24, 2011. Classes are every Wednesday evening from
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Orientation for Child Development Assistance (CDA) is October 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and orientation for Financial Literacy is October 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

To take advantage of these FREE programs, participants must be a former St. Bernard Public Housing resident, a current resident of Columbia Parc, or reside in the Columbia Parc community. To register, please contact Gilda Johnson or April Gaudet at 504-282-2424.
Going to Gentilly Fest?
Taking place on October 9th and 10th and F-R-E-E to the public, Gentilly Fest celebrates all things "Gentilly," including continuous live music, food from a variety of local restaurants & caterers, and arts and crafts for sale. Enjoy activities for children including pony rides and a kids stage as well as variety of practical recovery information offered by local non-profit organizations.

Gentilly Fest supports the New Orleans Police, Fire, EMS, Children's Music camps and other New Orleans organizations that need our help. This year, Gentilly Fest will also donate funds to the sports programs of Pontchartrain Park & Milne playgrounds and the Louis Armstrong summer jazz camp for kids. LEARN MORE >
Interested in More Pics of the Presidential Visit?
Take an interactive look back at President Obama's visit to Columbia Parc through our online photo album. LAUNCH ALBUM >
Bayou District Foundation

Bayou District Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit organization dedicated to the healthy revitalization and sustainability of the Bayou District and surrounding neighborhoods through quality education, housing and recreation opportunities.

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Bayou District Neighborhood News Golf Instruction for Columbia Parc's Young Residents

Bayou District Foundation has begun a new partnership with First Tee of Greater New Orleans and City Park Golf Course. Professional golf instruction for young residents of Columbia Parc will be offered Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons beginning in early October through Thanksgiving.

For registration and membership information, please visit First Tee of Greater New Orleans' website: www.thefirstteenola.org.

For more information or questions, please call the Bayou District Foundation at 504-273-0307.
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