JULY 2016
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Dr. Nathanial Hearne, former assistant principal of L.D. Bell High School, and former assistant coach of the Permian High School football team (of "Friday Night Lights" fame), will be the keynote speaker at Mission Central's 20th Anniversary Celebration. Tickets will go on sale in August, but mark your calendar now to join us on November 18th at the Hurst Conference Center.
CALENDAR
August 12
Mobile Food Pantry

August 29
Fall semester begins at the Village Library

September 22
North Texas Giving Day

November 18
Mission Central's 20th Anniversary Celebration
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Monte Ramey
Vice President: Kevin Henson
Secretary: Dorothy Leaderer
Treasurer: Henry Joyner

Members-at-Large
Stan Cramb
Darryl Crawford
Ken Ehrke
Beth Engelhardt
Anmarie Garcia
Ashleigh Johnson
Clint Jones
Joseph Kazadi
Magnolia Martinez- Peña
Deanna Molsbee
Bob Nethers
Michael Ramey
Jay Thompson
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Village Library welcomes new students during summer session
Each summer, Mission Central's Village Library hosts a short, six-week session for students. This summer, the session was used to welcome 15 new students to our program.

To help get the children excited about the school year ahead, the summer session has been filled with fun, educational activities. They've heard from people who work in a variety of careers, learned to build a soda-bottle rocket, and will finish the summer with a pancake party to reinforce what they've learned about fractions and measuring.

When school starts at the end of August, these students will join 40+ other students who come to the Village Library twice a week to receive help with their homework. To make sure these children receive the one-on-one assistance that will help them succeed in school, we need at least fifteen new volunteers to join us in the fall. If you have one hour a week (or more!) to help with the Village Library program, please contact Catherine Hollis at catherine.hollis@missioncentraltx.org or 817-595-0011.
Charity Ride program benefits Mission Central
The Drivers Edge, a high performance driving school, periodically hosts a Charity Ride program. For $25, a person can experience the thrill of riding in a high performance car while being driven by one of the company's experienced instructors.

At their July event, 19 people enjoyed a high-speed ride and their $25 donations were shared with Mission Central. The $475 raised will be used to help Mission Central empower our neighbors in need to improve their own quality of life.

Thanks to Rick Schwalenberg and The Drivers Edge team for their support of Mission Central!
Mark your calendars for North Texas Giving Day
The 8th annual North Texas Giving Day is set for September 22!

On that day, gifts of at least $25 made to Mission Central from  www.northtexasgivingday.org will be multiplied by bonus funds and prizes. (Learn more about bonus funds and prizes  here.)

Last year, generous donors around the world raised $33 million for 2,020 North Texas non-profits on North Texas Giving Day. It's a fun day when you and your neighbors can join together to make our community a better place.

To stay up-to-date on news about Mission Central and North Texas Giving Day, be sure to follow us on Facebook. We hope you'll also invite your friends and colleagues to follow our page as well.
740 E. Pipeline Road
Hurst, TX 76053
817-595-0011