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Million Message March Helps To Motivate & Inspire

Million Message March Helps To Motivate & Inspire

 

 

Sacramento Based International Advocacy Group Puts Angels In Action

To date more than 1,000 child advocates from throughout the United States have committed to posting about National Child Abuse Prevention Month to and with over 1,000 of their social media friends,bringing the anticipated total meaningful messages displayed on the internet  about this important program to well over a million before April 1st when the tribute month officially begins.

Posts include symbols, graphics, and links to news stories, lists of how folks can become involved and other helpful information; all with a secondary message of mobilizing as many people as possible working to better protect young people.

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U.S. HealthWorks has Flu Vaccine Available At Sacramento-area Clinics

U.S. HealthWorks has Flu Vaccine Available At Sacramento-area Clinics

Despite the fact that it is still early in the flu season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that most of the country is experiencing high levels of the influenza virus and is encouraging people to get the flu vaccine now.

To view the CDC’s report visit: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/summary.htm)

U.S. HealthWorks has four centers in Sacramento and another in Rocklin. To set up a date and time for U.S.

Happy Hearts Day Hosts An Afternoon Of Happiness

Happy Hearts Day Hosts An Afternoon Of Happiness

Volunteers Invited To Help Produce Event For Youngsters with Special Needs

Face painting, cookie decorating, Valentine making, games and prizes are all on the agenda for Happy Hearts Day Saturday February 9th Noon-3 P.M. at WynSpring Family Resource Center 2755 Cottage Way #16 Sacramento,CA, 95825.

The event strives to provide festive peer interaction along with mentorship for area youngsters with special needs. Offering them a chance to engage in a variety of creative activities which also encourage them to express themselves.

Volunteers are needed to prepare foods for the lunch, make cookies and frosting, put together crafts and run game stations. Decorations and beverages also helpful.

Blue Ribbons Help Build Bridges

Blue Ribbons Help Build Bridges

 

Volunteers Needed To Create Ribbons For Kids Campaign

April was designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month 30 years ago, a time to focus on creating more caring communites for children.Shortly after that period program volunteers began using blue ribbons to support their battle cry-calling all to action who will assist in preventing the abuse and neglect of our most innocent and vulnerable citizens.

Army Of Angels, an international coalition of child advocates who contribute their time and talent year long to strengthen society for children and families will be distributing these symbols of solidarity by the thousands throughout the month of April and are asking for anyone who has some time on their hands to help create b

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RRUFF Dog Park in Rocklin will be closed Jan 7-9 for a Special Construction Project

RRUFF Dog Park in Rocklin will be closed Jan 7-9 for a Special Construction Project

RRUFF has an important message for you.  The RRUFF Dog Park located at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin will be temporarily closed from Monday, January 7 through Wednesday, January 9.  The park will re-open Thursday, Jan 10. 

The reason for closure is to begin Phase 1 of a special construction project that will make the dog park more accessible to our disabled park users.   Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, members, donors and other supporters in 2012, RRUFF raised enough money to begin the First phase of this special project that will improve and enhance this wonderful dog park and make it accessible to those who normally would not be able to bring their four-legged companions to socialize and play with other dogs.   

For more information about RRUFF or to to follow our progress, visit our website at www.rruffdogpark.org  You can

Drexel University Sacramento Names Carvana As Manager of Career Services

Drexel University Sacramento Names Carvana As Manager of Career Services

SACRAMENTO – Drexel University Sacramento announced that it has named John Carvana to a newly created position as Manager of Career Services.

Carvana will play a key role when the university launches its full-time undergraduate program in business for students who have finished at least the first two years of their undergraduate education. He will also play a vital role in job placement and career advancement for students in Drexel’s graduate degree program.

The undergraduate program, which begins in Fall 2013, will include a cooperative education (co-op) experience where each student receives six months of paid professional experience.

Carvana joins the Drexel staff after spending the last three years as Executive Director for Career Development Services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Essay Contest Boosts Boundaries

Essay Contest Boosts Boundaries

 

STARS Program Works With Young People Nation Wide

Toni Tirapelli of Elk Grove, CA. founded the STARS Power Program to help build healthy bodies and minds by bolstering school curriculum and educational opportunities for youth. “The National Child Abuse Prevention Month Essay Contests works to provoke thought and empower our children to better care for themselves and their peers” Tirepelli explains. “Stars is producing this program in association with National Child Abuse Prevention Month because we believe safety begins with education”she goes on to explain.

STARS will be working with class rooms in all 50 states to promote participation and get kids of all ages to write about personal safety,boundries and protecting themselves and their peers.