NEWS FROM KIDS FIRST CENTER  |   Feb. 2017

Greetings Friends & Supporters,

This February, Kids First Center is pleased to be offering a great new  Evening Workshop regarding, "The Court-Appointed Role & Duty of GALs: A Primer for Parents & Guardians" . Please read the full description regarding our Free Worksh op, below

In addition, we are excited to announce that Kids First Center has been chosen to participate in the 14th Annual Maine Nonprofit Day at the State House on February 7, 2017!  We are excited to join eleven other Maine nonprofit organizations in the Hall of Flags, sponsored and hosted by the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP).  For more information, read the full article below
 

Warmly,

Nici Carbone
Executive Director 
 





IN THIS ISSUE
The Court-Appointed Role and Duty of GALs: A Primer for Parents & Guardians
Kids First Center Participating in 14th Annual Maine Nonprofit Day at the State House
CALENDAR: FEB. 2017

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workshopThe Court-Appointed Role and Duty of GALs: A Primer for Parents & Guardians

When parents struggle to reach agreement on a parenting plan, the family court can appoint a guardian ad litem (GAL) to investigate and report to the court concerning the best interests of the child as defined by Maine law. Presenters will describe the role and duties of a GAL and provide information on expectations and how best to work with a GAL to assist your family. Presenters may not and cannot answer specific questions about any case that is pending in court.

THIS IS A FREE EVENING WORKSHOP!
For parents, guardians, grandparents, or other persons who may have parental rights & responsibilities.
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017,  7:00 - 8:30 pm


Kids First Center
222 Saint John Street, Suite 104
Portland, ME 04102

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Kids First Center Participating in 
14th Annual Maine Nonprofit Day

Nonprofits are essential community infrastructure


KIDS FIRST CENTER joins the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) at the 14 th  annua l Maine Nonprofit Day at the State House. Nonprofit Day provides an opportunity for nonprofits and government to assert their commitment to working together in order to creatively, efficiently and effectively serve the people of Maine. 

"Maine's nonprofits are complex and strategic organizations. They create jobs, develop community leaders, and invest significant financial and human resources across the State," said Jennifer Hutchins, Executive Director of MANP. "We are thrilled to highlight this diverse sector at the State House."

KIDS FIRST CENTER is pleased to have been selected to participate in the annual event sponsored and hosted by the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP). The exhibiting nonprofit organizations are:
- Advocates for Children - Lewiston
- Adaptive Outdoor Education Center - Carrabassett
- American Red Cross - Statewide
- Androscoggin Homecare and Hospice - Lewiston
- Information Technology Exchange - Belfast
- Kids First Center - Portland
- Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta - Augusta
- Maine Indoor Air Quality Council - Augusta
- Maine Jewish Film Festival - Portland
- Multilingual & Multicultural Center - Portland
- Penquis CAP - Bangor
- Silent Sidekicks - Lincoln

The 14 th Annual Nonprofit Day takes place on February 7 th , 8:30am - 1pm, in the Hall of  Flags at the State House in Augusta. 
For more information on this event, go t o:   www.nonprofitmaine.org


FEBRUARY 2017  |   C ALENDAR OF EVENTS

Feb. 4 - Portland, Kids First Center  (207-761-2709) Saturday,  8:30am-12:30pm
Feb. 4 - Augusta, KVCAP (207-859-1500) 
Feb. 11 - Biddeford, Kids First Center   (207-761-2709) Saturday,  8:30am-12:30pm
Feb. 11 - Lewiston, Advocates for Children (207-783-3990)
Feb. 11 - Belfast, Broadreach Family Services (207-338-2200)
Feb. 16 - Portland, Kids First Center  (207-761-2709) Thursday, 5:00pm-9:00pm


Similar Programs: 
Feb. 4 - Rockland, The ParentWorks, Home Counselors (207-596-0359)
Feb. 11 - Bangor, For Kids' Sake (207-942-9329)
Feb. 18 - Ellsworth, For Kids' Sake (207-942-9329)
Feb. 25 - Wiscasset,  The ParentWorks, Home Counselors (207-596-0359)


Tuesday, Feb. 7 - Portland, Kids First Center - 6:30pm-8:00pm


Thursday, Feb. 9 - Portland, Kids First Center - 7:00-8:30pm


Saturday, Feb. 11 -  Portland, Kids First Center - 8:30am-12:30pm


Call for more information & to register. 207-761-2709


Portland, Kids First Center - Call for more information & to register. 207-761-2709



 


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ADDRESS:  Kids First Center, 222 St. John. Street, Suite 101, Portland, Maine 04102
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