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Haile Foundation grant supports Latonia Elementary's Community Learning Center

Covington Partners has received a $50,000 grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to continue the Community Learning Center at Latonia Elementary School.   Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth. Since that time, the organization has...

Playground to Park: Latonia Elementary play area expands to full-service community park

Volunteers work on expanding Latonia Elementary’s playground into a park for the whole community. (Photo from CGN)   The Center for Great Neighborhoods in Covington cut the ribbon Friday on a new Latonia Cardinals Community Park built in an expansion of the Latonia Elementary School playground.   The massive community effort to expand the play area into a public park involved more than...