July 2011 Newsletter Safe Passage


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July 2011 Newsletter Safe Passage

  1. 1. News for July 208 Dana Street Fort Bragg, CASafe Passage Family Resource Center 95437 Volume 4, Issue 7 Strengthening our community July 2011 by strengthening the families that live here . DADS—Just for Dads is just for you, but bring the kids, too. We have talented volunteers lined up for Thursday mornings this summer from 10 –12. They’ll offer free, fun activities while you are meeting with other dads to talk about the most interesting people in your life—your kids! NEW ACTIVITIES CHILDCARE ROOM MAKEOVER THIS MONTH Our busy childcare room is where children spend Join us this summer for one time when Mom and Dad are attending a class or of these free gatherings– it’s meeting. Tuesday always great to meet new morning Play Group also people and learn something happens there. We have new! two wonderful • COOKING DEMOS with the BEANS kids! That’s volunteers, Heather Better Eating, Activity, and Nutrition for Hawes and Marsha Students. Presented in English and Spanish. See Bartholomay, who have our calendar for days and times. plans to create a beautiful space for the children • KNIT-CROCHET-VISIT with Irene Malone, we serve. They are looking for volunteers and Wednesday July 13, 10-11:30 and/or 6:30 – 8. donations, and we encourage you to click on We will meet weekly if there is enough interest. “Childcare Room Makeover” on our website Let us know what days and times would work homepage to join the fun and find out how you best for you. can help. Go to www.safepassagefortbragg.org. • KAREN JASON will come over from Ukiah to begin her monthly support groups for foster WANTED parents, adoptive parents, grandparents raising Volunteer tutors for Middle School students grandkids, and invites ANY parent to come. when school starts again in the fall. Call 961-3605 Thursday, July 7 from 10 – 12. for more information. • PARENTING OF TEENS with Teresa Baumeister, Mondays from 5 – 7, begins July 11. NEEDED • NURTURING PARENTING with Rita Hurley, Clay pots, stepping stones and tiles Thursdays 1 – 3, begins July 21. for a summertime mosaic project. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU • Christy Berretini of the Toddler Classroom donated a school bus for our childcare patio – an immediate hit! • Janet Self completed five gorgeous & colorful fabric flags for our Stone Soup Family Garden • Linda Jupiter donated a case of paper • The truck drivers and other volunteers made Touch-a-Truck! a success! • Mendocino Coast Water Works donated passes for CV Starr Community Center. At Safe Passage, we work to create a community filled with safe, nurturing families whose parents and children are successful and happy. Phone: 707 964-3077 Fax: 707 964-3087 Website: safepassagefortbragg.org e-mail: safepass@mcn.org