Volume 03: Issue 10 | October 06, 2020
DYSLEXIA AWARENESS MONTH - October

DYSLEXIA AWARENESS MONTH Dyslexia Awareness Month in October seeks to raise awareness and share the tools to increase better reading skills. Around the world, those who have been diagnosed with the condition will find new resources and approaches ...

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LOCAL EVENT REGARDING DYSLEXIA
Dyslexia Awareness Month

Door County Library champions literacy and offers access to resource materials about dyslexia, stories featuring people with dyslexia, and various types of media like audiobooks and digital apps to share the love of story with all. Mark your...

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Spotlight on Family Health
Youth and Tobacco Use

Youth use of tobacco products in any form is unsafe. If cigarette smoking continues at the current rate among youth in this country, 5.6 million of today's Americans younger than 18 will die early from a smoking-related illness. That's about 1 of ...

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Healthy Door County 2020

Apples are our food of the month!

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Valuable information, suggestions and wisdom from a parent's perspective!
Chad Welch, DCPCF
Community Impact Coordinator - Education
chad@unitedwaydc.com
920-421-3145
Family Fun in the Community
Door County Halloween - Door County Parents

Trick or Treat Days and Times Please check back as we will update trick or treat times that are not part of an event below as they become available to us. Thrills on Third is reimagined for 2020! NEW this year is our Sturgeon Bay Spooky Scavenger ...

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Remaining Safe in the Community
Medication Lock Boxes Available - Door County Parents

FREE medication lock boxes are available now from the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition. Keep medications safe from loved ones and pets. To receive a free lock box, follow the link below to complete a survey and call or... Continue...

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Connecting with Other DC Parents
Supporting Literacy in Door County
Battle of the Books

The Door County Library is teaming up with schools across Door County for the Battle of the Books Challenge for grades 2 through high school . Participation starts with downloading the Beanstack app from your app store ( Apple | Google Playstore) ...

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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...
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
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
rebecca@unitedwaydc.com
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