Join Safe Kids on June 14th for “In and Around Cars”

Safe Kids Wayne County in conjunction with Edw. J. Schwarz, Inc., will be hosting a program called “In and Around Cars”.

Saturday, June 14th

10:00 am-12:00 pm

at Edw. J. Schwarz, 145 Willow Avenue, Honesdale, PA (across from the Super Duper)

This Safe Kids event will include information pertaining to:

  • Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car;
  • Trunk Entrapment;
  • Spot the Tot; and
  • Safety Belt Safe Test

All are welcome! Great information for everyone! Please spread the word!

All who join us will be eligible to win a brand new bicycle donated by the YMCA!!

Announcing a three-part webinar lunch time series provided by PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association

SAFE: Stop Abuse For Everyone

This three-part webinar lunch time series is provided by PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association and is designed to educate adults about abuse and individual rights. We recommend signing up for all three sessions, but it is not required. Please register for each session individually.

Part 1: Financial Abuse

June 11, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register for Financial Abuse session
This session is a safety guide on how to prevent and handle financial abuse to one’s money and personal belongings. The webinar is designed to educate individuals about abuse and their rights, including their right to safety, their right to speak out, and their right to get help.

Part 2: Neglect and Withholding Support

June 18, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register for Neglect and Withholding Support session
This session is a safety guide on how to prevent and handle situations where individuals are neglected or prevented from garnering the support they deserve. The webinar is designed to educate individuals about abuse and their rights, including their right to safety, their right to speak out, and their right to get help.

Part 3: Physical, Verbal, and Sexual Abuse

June 25, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register for Physical, Verbal, and Sexual Abuse session
This session is a safety guide focused on preventing and handling situations where someone may be physically, verbally, or sexually abused. The webinar is designed to educate individuals about abuse and their rights, including their right to safety, their right to speak out, and their right to get help.

Other Trainings

Visit the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association website to learn about other trainings available in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association (PMHCA) is a statewide member organization providing information, referrals and supports to people who are receiving services or in recovery from a mental illness in Pennsylvania.

On July 3rd, Be A Hero to benefit CASA

2014__Superheros_REGISTRATION_FORM_Page_1Wendy’s Superhero 5k and Kids Dash to benefit CASA

This event will benefit both the CASA of Luzerne County and Lackawanna County and will be held at the Lackawanna County Courthouse during the Scrantastic Independence Day celebration! Here is a link to the website so you can read all the specifics:

Wendy’s Super Hero Run

So what can you do to help us with this event?

Volunteer! we are going to need a lot of support that day, especially with the Kids Dash. If you are available we will meet at the Lackawanna Courthouse at 5:00 pm. If you can bring along a volunteer or two that would be great. Please let me know.

We are looking for talented artists that may be willing to face paint! Anyone, Anyone?

Join us! Bring your kids/grandkids along to participate in the race.

Share this event with others! Invite your friends and family to participate. There was an event created on our Facebook Page so share it and invite your friends: Wendy’s Superhero 5K and Kids Superhero Dash!

Run! Dress up in your favorite Superhero outfit or in a CASA t-shirt to show your support.

If you are interested in Registering for this event, you can download a registration form below.

2014__Superheros_REGISTRATION_FORM_Page_22014__Superheros_REGISTRATION_FORM_Page_3NOTE: On the morning of July 1st we will be promoting the event with Ryan Lecky on WNEP. We are looking for volunteers, friends, family members who are excited to talk about CASA  & dress up as a Super Hero!! This is an early morning, high energy promotion that will really make the July 3rd event a hit and get the word out about CASA. We need volunteers from 4:50 am to 6:50 am (we will only ask you to do this once!!) at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. If you have kids/grandkids that want to be on TV bring them along in their best superhero outfits.

We need to continue to get the word out there about the good you are doing and grow the program to meet the needs of our kids!

 

 

EOTC needs your support this Saturday, June 7th!

Employment Opportunity & Training Center (EOTC) of Northeastern PA is a private, nonprofit corporation that provides parent-child education and workforce services in the Lackawanna County area. Focused on promoting family stability and economic self-sufficiency, EOTC makes a positive difference in the lives of approximately 3,000 men, women and children every year.
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