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[PHOTO OF THE MONTH] CentroNía Upshur site teachers posing during last year's professional development week when everyone dressed up to represent their home country.
[FOTO DEL MES] Los maestros del sitio CentroNía Upshur posando durante la semana de desarrollo profesional del año pasado cuando todos se vistieron para representar a su país de origen.
CentroNía Family Bulletin | August 2019
Boletín de la familia de CentroNía | agosto 2019
Announcements | Anuncios
CentroNía will be closed for professional development week from August 19-23. Please plan accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you back to CentroNía on August 26!

Sign up for the CSA Program! CentroNía is partnering with the local farmer's market to provide fresh, local produce for families who qualify for or participate in the WIC and SNAP program. To sign up contact Andrea Lopez or call 202-332-4200 ext. 1050. [ view the flyer]

Participate in this George Washington University study and receive compensation! Your child, ages 8-11, will be asked to drink sugar-free and/or caffeine free soft drinks for two weeks and complete daily questionnaires about their diet. For more information contact the study team at: sugarstudy@gwu.edu.

Are you a parent of a 3 to 5 year old child? Participate in a conversation about
your child's health at CentroNía and receive incentives! Interested? Call or text Karina at 402-770-4580.

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CentroNía estará cerrado durante la semana de desarrollo profesional del 19 al 23 de agosto. Por favor planifique en consecuencia. ¡Esperamos darle la bienvenida de regreso a CentroNía el 26 de agosto!

¡ Inscríbase en el programa CSA! CentroNía se ha asociado con el mercado local de agricultores para proporcionar productos locales frescos para familias que califican o participan en el programa WIC y SNAP. Para inscribirse contacte a Andrea Lopez o llame al 202-332-4200 ext. 1050. [ ver el volante ]

¡Participe en este estudio de la Universidad George Washington y reciba una compensación! Se le pedirá a su hijo, de entre 8 y 11 años, que tome refrescos sin azúcar y / o sin cafeína durante dos semanas y que complete cuestionarios diarios sobre su dieta. Para más información contacte al equipo de estudio en: sugarstudy@gwu.edu .

¿Eres padre de un niño de 3 a 5 años? Participa en una conversación sobre
la salud de su hijo en CentroNía y reciba incentivos! ¿Interesado? Llama o envía un mensaje de texto a Karina al 402-770-4580.
Nutrition Tip: Eat more unprocessed, whole foods.
Consejo nutricional: Coma más alimentos enteros sin procesar.
The figure to the left shows how eating ultra-processed foods may increase your average daily calorie intake (top chart) which was also found to affect weight gain (bottom chart) among the participants in the study. Read more about ultra-processed foods.

La figura a la izquierda muestra cómo el consumo de alimentos ultraprocesados puede aumentar su ingesta diaria promedio de calorías (cuadro superior), lo que también afecta el aumento de peso (cuadro inferior) entre los participantes en el estudio. Lea más sobre alimentos ultraprocesados.
Important Dates this Month | Fechas importantes de este mes
August 7, 4:00-5:00 PM | 7 de agosto a las 4:00-5:00 PM
Family Room 118WB
On the 1st Wednesday of each month, CentroNía parents gather to participate in a free art activity you can replicate at home with your children!

August 8, 3:30-4:45 PM | 8 de agosto a las 3:30-4:45 PM
Order a free Starbucks coffee on us as we gather to listen to and discuss podcasts from Radio Ambulante from NPR. There is limited space for this event so you must be a parent/guardian with children enrolled in CentroNía to attend.

August 9, 2:00-4:00 PM | 9 de agosto a las 2:00-4:00 PM
Family Room 118WB
Do you need a car seat for your child? CentroNía provides a monthly bilingual training on car seat safety. Car seats are available for purchase for $20-$30. This event is for DC residents only.

August 10, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM | 10 de agosto a las 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Join CentroNía's Food & Wellness team for a chance to learn how to make a tasty, nutritious meal from scratch with local ingredients.

August 13, 1:00-2:00 PM | 13 de agosto a las 1:00-2:00 PM
Family Room 118WB
Come learn about Safe Sleep practices for your infant child and receive a free pack n’ play!

August 29, 3:00-5:00 PM | 29 de agosto a las 3:00-5:00 PM
Family Room 118WB
Interested in learning about the home buying process in DC? Come join us the last Thursday of each month and take the first step towards achieving your dreams.

Volunteer Spotlight
Voluntario Destacado
For more than 30 years CentroNía has relied on the love and support of hard-working, dedicated volunteers and many strive above and beyond for our community! One such volunteer is Miles Turman who joined us as a high school student for a community action day and was so inspired he decided to return to complete his senior project.

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