Families Connected and The Arc team up to provide summer fun for families to enjoy safely at home.
July 2020 eNews
UPCOMING PARENT EVENTS
Check out the educational, reflective and fun Parent Eventstaking place this month!
LEGISLATION PASSES TO HELP PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Oregonians who experience disabilities can now have supports from people they trust in the event they are hospitalized, thanks to the Oregon Legislature unanimously passing Senate Bill 1606 during the Special Session. Read the latest GO! Bulletin to learn more and thank your legislators for their support.
ENTER PLAY YOUR PART TALENT SHOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $100
Does your child sing, dance or act? Or do they have some other unique talent they want to share?
The Arc Lane County and Families Connected are hosting a Play Your Part Virtual Talent Show. We're looking for kids to share their talent via videos that will be shared on Facebook.
The winner of the talent show will be announced at the Play Your Part Live Auction on August 2, and the winner will receive a $100 gift card.
EmailSinato get the talent show rules and learn how your child can earn a cool $100 this summer!
STAYCATION AROUND THE WORLD STARTS NEXT WEEK
Thanks to a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation, The Arc has put together new activity kits for families to enjoy at home this summer.
Each week, families will receive a newStaycation Around the Worldkit loaded with fun activities, food and crafts related to different countries. Children will learn about the cultures of Peru, Ireland, Italy, Egypt, Japan and India during their six-week staycation!
Families don't need a physical kit to participate. Simply check out Staycation Around the World on The Arc website, where all the crafts, activities and information will be shared so families can pick and choose what they want to do at home. Check out the firstStaycation Destination: Ireland!
To learn more about how you can get stamps on your passport and enjoy a Staycation Around the World this summer, contactNancy.
SUMMER WORK PROGRAM TO START JULY 6
Teens and young adults ages 16 to 21 years are invited to participate in The Arc Lane County's new Summer Work Program, starting July 6.
The program will teach work readiness, money management, digital citizenship, effective communication and more in a virtual format. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, email TishaorHeather.
2020 RESOURCE DIRECTORY NOW AVAILABLE
Parenting Now!'s2020 Resource Directory is now available online. The directory is full of local resources to help parents raise happy and healthy children.