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Monday, May 25, 2015
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  • Searching for Therapeutic Foster Parents!

    In Washington State, 20,000 youth spend at least one day in foster care each year. Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent and help a child in need by serving your community! Catholic Community Services is looking for helpful persons in the South Sound - you do not need be a Catholic to become a foster parent. Call Scarlett at 360-280-5017 for more information or visit www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare

     


    Need is ongoing
    Catholic Community Services, 1011 10th Ave. SE, Olympia
    360-280-5017 www.ccsww.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=families_therapeuticfostercare www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare

  • National Foster Care Month:

    Across the United States, children in the Foster Care system number nearly 400,000. These victims of abuse & neglect count on families to open their doors and hearts to provide a stable and supportive home. Bethany Christian Services provides training and support to Foster Care families - call them today. Change their lives and yours by becoming a Foster parent at 1-800-BETHANY.                                                                                  


    May 1st-31st, 2015

    616-233-0500

  • REGISTER NOW! Hospice Volunteer Training:

    Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is offering a six-session hospice volunteer training in June. Volunteers provide support to families/caregivers and those who are dying by offering companionship, running errands, being a loving presence, and giving respite to caregivers. 

    The training takes place Tuesday June 9th and 16th 11am to 4:30pm, Wednesday June 24th noon to 6pm, & Friday June 12th, 19th, and 26th noon to 4:30pm. You must attend all dates.

    Training takes place in Thurston county; volunteers will be placed in their home county once they have finished training. A year’s commitment to the program is asked.

    To receive an application and sign-up for the training, call 360-493-4689.


    six 4-6 hour weekday sessions June 9th-26th (must attend all)
    training is in Thurston County; vounteers will be placed in their home county
    360-493-4689

  • FREE! Free & Confidential Services for Victims of Crime:

    If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime the Crime Victims Advocacy Network wants to help you. Victim Advocates provide crime victims with support, referrals, and advocacy in a compassionate, proactive, and empowering manner. CVAN offers information and referrals for victims of identity theft, assault, robbery, vehicular assault, survivors of homicide, residential burglary, theft, DUI injuries, hate crimes, and vulnerable-adult abuse. All services are free and confidential. Call CVAN toll-free 24 hours a day or see their website. Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2 Rm 258. CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
    garciac@co.thurston.wa.us
    www.cvan11.org

    Serving Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Lewis, and Pacific counties.



    Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2, Room 258
    CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826

  • Memorial Ceremony at Capitol Rotunda:

    Join others to remember our men & women of the military in a Memorial Day presentation sponsored by the Thurston County Veterans Council. Monday, May 25th, 11am-12pm. This event will feature music by a choir and military brass band, speeches, a rifle salute and taps.

    Immediately following, hundreds of motorcycles will rumble on to campus for the Olympia Rolling Thunder Run annual Memorial Day event from noon to 2 p.m. at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Rolling Thunder event will include an opening flag ceremony with speakers, a wreath presentation, and closing prayer.

     


    Monday, May 25th, 11am
    Capitol Rotunda, Olympia
    360-888-8211

  • Memorial Day Commemoration:

    Join the special celebration in honor of the men & women who have proudly served our country! Mills & Mills Memorial Park presents its commemoration of our veterans' service as a way of saying that Memorial Day is once a year, but America's gratitude is endless. Monday, May 25th, 2pm. For more information, call 360-357-7743. 


    Monday, May 25th, 2pm
    Mills & Mills Memorial Park, 5725 Littlerock Rd. SW, Tumwater
    360-357-7743