Volume 03: Issue 11 | November 05, 2020

NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH National Gratitude Month is an annual designation observed in November. Gratitude is more than simply saying "thank you." Gratitude's amazing powers have the ability to shift us from focusing on the negative to...

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Brené Brown on Joy and Gratitude
"It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that gives us joy" ~David Steindl-Rast
Valuable information, suggestions and wisdom from a parent's perspective!
7 Reasons Why Gratitude is Good for Your Health - Door...

October 29, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator - Education "Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement,...

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Chad Welch, DCPCF
Community Impact Coordinator - Education
Spotlight on Family Health
Winter Squash Activity Guide

Learn, Eat, Taste and Read all about Winter Squash!

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Small Talks: How WI Prevents Underage Drinking

Why should you talk to kids about alcohol? Underage drinking is a real problem in Wisconsin, and it starts earlier and can be more dangerous than you might think. But parents, loved ones, and other caring adults can make a real difference. All...

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Family Fun in the Community
Thanksgiving in Door County - Door County Parents

Here are some FREE family friendly events for Thanksgiving in Door County PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN AS WE WILL UPDATE THIS PAGE AS WE LEARN OF MORE EVENTS Due to Covid 19, the long standing Sturgeon Bay Area Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be...

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Door County Winter Events - Door County Parents

Santa lights up the night at DCMM on Saturday, November 14 with the FIRST lighting of the Beacon Room at the top of the new Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower, and the holiday lighting on the historic tug John Purves. Children are encouraged......

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A N E W D A T A B A S E A T D O O R C O U N T Y L I B R A R Y Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes, workshops and techniques taught by recognized design experts and artists!

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Connecting with Other DC Parents
Supporting Literacy in Door County
Community Connections Corner
If your family, or you know of a family that is in need, during the COVID-19 health crisis, please reach out to Rebecca for assistance. See ad below...
FREE and CONFIDENTIAL support for ANY Door County family raising children in Door County or an individual enrolled in K-12 schooling whom has not yet graduated. A Community Connector is a parent peer who has experienced challenges of their own, received Door County services and has learned how to advocate for their family.
Contact Rebecca Nicholson for assistance and support regarding the following:
  • Rent, utility, food assistance
  • Infant / toddler basic needs
  • Children's mental health / disability support
  • Vehicle repair and purchase assistance
  • Anything else related to raising a family
Rebecca Nicholson
(920) 421-3145 call or text
or fill out an interest form and she will contact you
Door County Partnership
for Children and Families
Mark you calendars, our next quarterly meeting is on Friday, December 11, 2020

Everyone is Welcome!

The Partnership is open to any Door County parent / community member. You are especially encouraged to attend our quarterly Partnership meetings to hear what the Partnership has been working on. This program is person-centered and requires feedback from community members to be successful. Please be sure to share any feedback or suggestions you may have, we want to hear your voice!
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the Door County Partnership for Children and Families, please contact:

Rebecca Nicholson
Community Connector
(920) 421-3145