Attached please find information provided by Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country regarding services and contact numbers as well as the June 2017 calendar for Family Forever (Adoptive and Kinship Families of the North Country) and the June 2017 calendar for Family Connections. Fun activities include playdough with bugs (June 7th), painting on texture (June 21st), longest day of play (June 23rd), and a strawberry festival on June 24th. Mark your calendars and enjoy these events and many others!!!
Attached is information on 6 FREE weekly workshops being offered at the United Way offices (45 Tom Miller Road) on Wednesdays from 1:30 – 4:00 PM starting on June 15th and ending on July 20th. To attend these workshops, you must be over 18 years of age and have an ongoing health condition (such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, high blood pressure, anxiety). The workshops offer information to better manage your condition, deal with fatigue and pain, learn about nutrition and exercise choices, prevent falls, sleep better and much more!!! Call 518-564-3371 for more information and to register for the workshops.
Evidence suggests that stigma is the #1 reason why individuals who may be in need of mental health treatment/services do not seek such treatment. The Anti-Stigma Coalition and the Clinton County Coalition to Prevent Suicide presents “Be the Hero: Share Your Story”, a series of events focused on increasing awareness and education around mental health. All events are open to the public.
Save the Dates:
4/21/17 at 2:00 PM: Semicolon Hero Shirt workshop at Plattsburgh Public Library
4/28/17 at 5:30 PM: “You are not alone” Rally at Trinity Park
4/28/17 at 6:30 PM: Open Mic for Open Minds at Koffee Kat
5/13/17 (time to be announced): Semicolon Hero Concert at Retro Live
5/27/17 at 10:00 AM: Semicolon Hero Race at Banker’s Orchard
*** For more information, contact Nick at (518) 324-6250 ext 11. Stay up to date with the events on Facebook at Facebook.com/CCAntiStigma***
Below is the current version (February 2017, Winter 2017) of the PHA Post – Family Housing Newsletter.
In this issue, you will find information on Smoke-free Housing, Cabin Fever Relievers, Staying Healthy, Reminders, City Recreation Center Membership, Smoke-free Policy Meetings and the Inspirational Corner. Enjoy!!
Attached is information on the 2017 Cannon Heyman & Weiss Scholarship Funds available for full- and part-time students who live in affordable housing and attend colleges, technical schools or other post-secondary institutions leading to a degree, diploma or certificate. Three scholarships will be awarded this year (one $10,000.00 scholarship, one $7,500.00 scholarship, and one $5,000.00 scholarship). Deadline for applying is April 15, 2017. Good luck!!!
Attached below is the schedule for the Snowball 2017 events for a Celebration of Winter in the North Country. Events include sledding, skating, rock wall climbing, museum trips, arts & crafts, and much more! Many events are FREE and are a great way to celebrate the season!!!
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus at Applebee’s this Sunday, December 4th from 8-11 AM for a pancake breakfast. All proceeds will benefit Plattsburgh Relay for Life. Pre-event tickets are $7/person or can be purchased at the door for $8/person.
For more information, see the link below:
SAVE THE DATES!
Attached below is information on two upcoming Community Workshops for the Plattsburgh Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The workshops are scheduled for Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 1-4 PM at the Cardinal Lounge in the Angell College Center and for Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 1-3 PM at Plattsburgh City Hall.
Please plan on attending to learn about what is being considered/proposed and to have an opportunity to voice your opinions/concerns.
Adirondack Enrichment presents “Senior Scholars” which is a 6-week lecture series on Thursdays from January 27 to March 2, 2017 (10:30 AM to 3:00 PM) at the Valcour Brewing Company located at 49 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh. Registration is required at a cost of $125.00 for the 6-week series (non-refundable) and lunch is included. Attached below is more information on the lectures. Topics include: The Witch Craze in Early Modern Europe; Modernism in Early 20th-Century American Fiction; Exploring the History of American Exploration; and Adirondack Chautauqua.