Other Community News

The Rose Garden Center for Hope and Healing will celebrate the first anniversary of its free Dental Clinic on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at 2020 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41014. The public is invited to tour both the medical and dental facilities – the only free clinics in Northern Kentucky. Find out how you can help us provide physical, emotional, and spiritual healing to the neediest among us at no charge – one smile at a time! Contact rghmclinic@gmail.com with questions.

Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center
5440 Moeller Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212
Phone: 513-351-9800
APRIL 25, 2018
Rosary: 6:45 P.M.
Mass: 7:15 P.M.
Healing Service after Mass
Come to Jesus for Healing.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Taft Theatre
ATTENTION men, fathers and sons!
The Cincinnati Catholic Men’s Conference is almost here and makes a perfect opportunity for a day of faith, inspiration and bonding. We are expecting a HUGE turnout. Get complete information on the conference and purchase tickets at www.CincinnatiMensConference.com. Get your ticket today for Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at the Taft Theatre; A Faith-filled day where men from all over the tri-state, will enjoy Catholic inspiration and spiritual growth.
Featured Speakers:
1) Fr. Mitch Pacwa of EWTN
2) Fr. Larry Richards, Founder of Reason For Hope Foundation
3) Coach Gerry Faust, former head football coach of Moeller High School and University of Notre Dame.
4) Celebrity keynote Bas Rutten, former UFC Heavyweight World Champion and movie star.
Most Reverend Archbishop Dennis Schnurr as the main celebrant for the Mass. Tickets are going fast, get them today: www.CincinnatiMensConference.com. Presented by CatholicSpeakers.com and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018
Please leave food at your mailbox on Saturday, May 12, for the postal carriers' annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Your carrier will pick up your donation and deliver it to one of 11 organizations in Northern Kentucky that provide food to low-income families. Those agencies served nearly 4,500 families in March, so the need remains great.
Organizations that will receive the food are Action Ministries, Be Concerned, Brighton Center, Care Mission, Fairhaven, Hosea House, Pantry of Hope, St. Bernard Pantry, St. Paul Episcopal Church Pantry, St. Vincent de Paul and United Ministries.
They rely on the drive to restock their food supplies heading
into summer, so please be generous. Thanks for your help.

“The Diocesan Youth Advisory Board is sponsoring a Youth Night at the FC Cincinnati soccer game on Saturday, June 30, 2018. This event is open to all current 8th grade and high school students and chaperones. Tickets are being sold at a discounted price of $12.00 each until May 22. After May 22, ticket price increases to the normal price of $15.00 and will be on a first-come, first-served basis until all tickets are gone. Ticket orders must be paid when ordering. See the flyer for contact information. Please note the following:
• All participants/groups must provide their own transportation to and from the event.
• Students not accompanied by a parent must have an appointed Virtus compliant chaperone.
• Chaperones are responsible for collecting Permission Form C and retaining forms for the event.
• Payment will be accepted by check only. Please make check payable to “Diocese of Covington.”

ExploreMore! will be holding their summer camp on June 11-15 at Covington Latin School. There are half-day and full-day options available. Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate. Check out the full brochure at www.exploremore.rocks.

The Franciscan Daughters of Mary and the Friends of the Rose Garden Home Mission ask you to “save-the-date” for the Seventh Annual Partners in Hope for the Poor Dinner, scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14th, 2018, at Receptions, Inc. (1379 Donaldson Road, Erlanger, KY). The guest speaker for this year’s dinner is Ms. Star Parker, a pro-life activist and founder of the Core Center for Urban Renewal and Education. For more information, please call the Rose Garden Mission at (859) 491-ROSE (491-7673).

Spring is finally here and soon it will be time for Spring Cleaning! The Sisters of Notre Dame are in need of new and gently used items for their 96th Annual 4th of July Festival. We are looking for services, sports items, jewelry, gift certificates, antiques, anything you can think of! Re-gift to the sisters! If you have items that you would like to donate, please call Margie at 859-392-8229 or email mschnelle@sndky.org. Items can be dropped off during the day at 1601 Dixie Highway in Park Hills, or arrangements can be made for pick-up. Thank You.

The Sisters of Notre Dame are looking for two part-time Seasonal Groundskeepers. These positions would be responsible for all of the mowing and landscaping at the St. Joseph Heights. This would include mowing, trimming, weeding, landscaping, and various other outside maintenance tasks. If interested, please send resume or complete an application online and submit to the Sisters of Notre Dame, Human Resources by email humanresources@sndky.org or dropping off an application at 1601 Dixie Highway Park Hills, KY 41011. (www.sndky.org) If you have questions regarding these openings, please call us at 859-291-2040.

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Life at the Lodge offers the ideal balance of independence and security. Residents enjoy restaurant-style dining, weekly housekeeping, social events and chapel services. New Deluxe one bedroom apartment with two baths now available. Call Michelle (859-331-3224) today to schedule your tour or visit our website at www.stcharlescommunity.org.
St. Charles Resource Center for the Aging is a service available to inform, educate and empower seniors and their families who are in need of support services. The consultation service is free and aimed to educate seniors and their families to the resources offered in the community and to better understand other aging issues. Our goal is to assist seniors and their families to make informed decisions. For more information, contact Margie Volpenhein, LSW, at (859)331-3224, ext. 1440.

FAMILY PROMISE RETURNING TO NORTHERN KY – A group of dedicated people have begun the process of restarting Family Promise of Northern Kentucky (FPNKY). There is a tremendous need for Family Promise because many Northern Kentucky families have no regular place to call home. FPNKY is one of the only social service organizations in Northern Kentucky that keeps entire families together. Restarting FPNKY will provide families with training and support to better their life, for example job training, a professional case worker and something as simple as a mailing address. The goal is to help these families obtain the life skills that make a stable home life possible. As you would expect, monetary donations are needed for startup costs, day center renovations and a van or small bus. These costs are based on a no-frills budget; assumed volunteer support and in-kind donations. Your contribution is tax deductible. Hosea House has graciously agreed to act as the temporary fiscal agent until a 501(c) (3) tax exempt status for FPNKY can be obtained. Donations can be sent to: Family Promise of Northern Kentucky, P.O. Box 721763, Newport, KY 41072. Make checks payable to Hosea House and note that it is a gift for Family Promise of NKY. For more information or to volunteer, please contact us at NKYfamilypromise@gmail.com.

Dress for Success Cincinnati
Donate to Dress for Success Cincinnati to help other women gain employment and journey  towards self sufficiency! We are in need of women’s professional clothing, including suits, shoes, purses, and accessories, in regular and plus sizes. Donations can be delivered to our downtown Dress for Success/4th Street Boutique location, or to any Tide Dry Cleaner. Please call  513-322-1794 for more information. You can also visit DFScincy.org/donateclothing for more information.

St. Charles Adult Day Health Program
Do you have a loved one who would benefit from social activities, nutritious meals and professional nursing care? St. Charles Adult Day Health Program offers day-time respite services, Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 6 pm for senior adults. For more information, call Misty Marcum, Program Coordinator at 859-331-3224, ext 1330, or visit our website www.stcharlescommunity.org.

The Latonia Senior Center is a non-denominational activity center serving Latonia and surrounding communities. It provides a place for seniors to meet and enjoy activities in the company of new and old friends. Each day is a different adventure. Don’t miss the fun! Located in Latonia Christian Church at 3900 Decoursey Avenue. Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 2 PM. 859-261-8693

Looking to get out of the house and use your talents? 
HONK needs volunteers with the desire to help lower income working families fulfill homeownership dreams. Construction and rehab skills are a real plus! Please visit the website at: honkhomes.org – a nonprofit group in Northern Kentucky. Stay active and connected by volunteering at HONK.

Redwood is a nonprofit organization that guides children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to achieve independence and reach their highest potential through enriching educational therapeutic, and vocational services. Volunteer opportunities are always available in a number of areas.  Contact Dawnielle Foussard, Community Outreach Specialist at dfoussard@redwoodnky.org or at 859-331-0880 x215.  Online at http://www.redwoodnky.org/, click on Helping Redwood.

ATTENTION CATHOLIC SINGLES: Interested in joining an excellent Catholic singles organization? The Catholic Alumni Club International is looking to expand into the Covington area. We provide a group dedicated to social, cultural and spiritual relationships in a Catholic setting. For more information, please check out the following site or contact Steve at valksr@yahoo.comwww.caci.org.