Teach children how to read, volunteer as a tutor!
Sponsored by: Mount Vernon School District
Minimum age: 14
Want to help our community's next generation? Love working with children? Retired teacher? This is a great opportunity for you! This Mount Vernon School District after-school program provides a safe and supportive environment for kids to get their homework done, read, make friends and do other activ . . .
When: Aug 31, 2016 4:30PM in Mount Vernon, Washington
Bereavement Summit 2016
REMINDER and UPDATE We are pleased to be able to offer 2 free CEU’s as approved by the National Association of Social Workers for participation in Bereavement Summit 2016. Please click the ATTEND EVENT button to RSVP. You can also RSVP by emailing tdiedesch@hospiceNW.org We look forward to seeing you at Bereavement Summit 2016! Please note time correction September 1st 2:00-5pm Funded by the donors to Hospice of the Northwest Foundation and Case Management, Skagit Valley Hospital We have invited Rev. Dr. Karen B. Talesin, Dmin, BCC to present on the topic of "Traumatic Grief" and Jeff Smith, M.A., PsyD Candidate to present his research on "Copingand Growth in Bereavement." Rev. Dr. Karen B. Taliesin, Dmin, BCC Biography Karen B. Taliesin, DMin, BCC has been a chaplain at Seattle Children’s Hospital since 2002. Board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2005, she received a Doctor of Ministry degree from San Francisco School of Theology in 2013. Before her call to chaplaincy, Karen taught HIV/AIDS education to middle and high school students and was a hospice volunteer coordinator and trainer. For more than 28 years, the Reverend Taliesin has worked with dying and bereft patients and families with an emphasis on the emotional and spiritual care of hospital staff members. She now consults, teaches, and trains locally in the areas of spiritual care, grief and bereavement, compassion fatigue, trauma stewardship, cultivating resiliency, meditation and mindfulness. Jeff Smith, M.A., PsyD Candidate Biography Jeff Smith is a doctoral candidate at Northwest University in Kirkland, WA. He has developed a research study to examine the relationship between coping and growth in bereavement. His awareness of the need for personal meaning in the aftermath of suffering inspired his interest in these subjects. Additionally, Jeff has worked in oncology, bereavement, neurological testing, higher education, and private practice. Program 2– Welcome and Introductions 2:10 – Presentation by Rev. Dr. Karen B. Taliesin, BCC “Traumatic Grief” 3:45 – Break with light refreshments 3:55 – Research Presentation by Jeff Smith, M.A., PsyD Candidate “Coping and Growth in Bereavement” 4:25-- Program introductions and Networking
When: Sep 1, 2016 2pm in Mount Vernon, Washington
Meet The Chef: Matthew Romeo
Join us for another great Meet The Chef demonstration dinner & dining experience on Sept 8th 2016 6pm! Meet Executive Chef Matthew Romeo as he brings us An Extraordinary Tuscan Experience with Lombardi’s Restaurant & Wine Bar and featuring Castello Banfi Wines Menu: Ahi Carpaccio: seared rare with arugula, lemon zest, Ligurian olive oil, grey salt Roasted Pepper Carbonara: fettucini, roasted yellow pepper alfredo sauce, crisp pancetta, fresh peas Piedmontese Flat Iron Steak: kumato tomatoes, fresh oregano, Sicilian olive oil, grey salt, seasonal vegetables Italian Éclair: lavender infused pastry with lemon and honey, mascarpone, semi freddo Each course perfectly paired with fine wines from Castello Banfi Learn more about Meet The Chef! Click Here
When: Sep 8, 2016 6pm in Mount Vernon, Washington