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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| March 18, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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2019 Williams regional events

| March 18, 2019
2019 Williams regional events

From Folklorico dance instruction to Kids Craft and a Steam train to the Grand Canyon, a variety of events in Williams are scheduled in March and the rest of 2019.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

| March 11, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

The Innovation Collaborative is conducting a national study that will help outline effective practices for STEAM (STEM+Arts).

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First Things First update for March 5

| March 11, 2019
First Things First update for March 5

Children’s books open a world of words and ideas. Read Across America celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and encourages everyone to pick up a book and read with a child. No one knows more about children’s books than your friendly neighborhood librarian, so we asked Wendy Resnik of the Phoenix Public Library to share her thoughts on the joy of books and tips for reading together with young children.

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Page Resident Wins Caring for Children Award

| February 25, 2019
Page Resident Wins Caring for Children Award

In April, one of Page’s own will be honored in Flagstaff at the 2019 Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Conference. Debbie Winlock, the Page Community Service Director will be receiving the Caring for Children Award.

Of 16 nominees only six were chosen this year. We spoke with Virginia Watahomigie, Executive Direction for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, and she was kind enough to provide us some insight as to how Debbie was chosen for this amazing award

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NAU child care program provides relief for student parents

| February 25, 2019
NAU child care program provides relief for student parents

While being a parent can be time-consuming, it can also be one of the most satisfying experiences in life.

Trying to earn a degree while raising a child, however, poses challenges at times. Northern Arizona University’s Childcare Voucher Program hopes to provide some relief for student parents.

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First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

| February 25, 2019
First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

First Things First is now accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit. This year we have an earlier deadline of March 1. This is the final week to submit your proposal.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

| February 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

Grand Canyon University has just opened applications for their STEM Implementation Grant. This grant supports Arizona educators in the strategic implementation of STEM through problem-based learning and embedded technology. They are looking for applicants who are currently incorporating STEM into their curriculum and would greatly benefit from grant funds for continuing efforts (view the in-depth grant criteria).

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April 25 — The Literacy Center announces 23rd annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash

| February 25, 2019
April 25 — The Literacy Center announces 23rd annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash

Save the Date and get ready for the F-U-N!  The 23rd Annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash will be April 25th from 5:30-9:30 at the High Country Conference Center.  Enjoy a fantastic live and silent auction, great food, and competitive spelling entertainment all in the name of literacy for all!

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

| February 18, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

Join us in Phoenix on Feb 26th, Tucson on Feb 28th, or Flagstaff on April 11th. Q&A with local experts immediately following the movie. $30 per person, seats filling fast – Register today!

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