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The Wylie Center
September 2012 Newsletter
Wow did summer go by fast! Kids are back in school and hopefully the weather will be cooling down any day now. No worries here at Wylie though because we are still full of lots of activities and program updates.
6th Annual Kids 4 Kids
Save the Date!!!
October 6th, 2012

Get ready for lots of fun activities and great musical entertainment at the Riverside Plaza as we celebrate our Annual fundraiser to help raiser funds for our programs.

What is it?
A night of fun for your kids that will include cool activities, a bounce house, musical entertainment, and great raffle prizes.

How do get in on the action?
Just show up! Don't worry about signing up before hand. Just bring yourself and the family out for a great time.

How do help support a great cause by having fun?
All you have to do is have fun! To join in on the fun, purchase tickets at $1 and play the games or purchase raffle tickets at $1 and try your luck at winning one of the great prizes! Last year one lucky winner took home a $100 gift card to Mario's Restaurant.

For more information on this event or how you can donate, please contact Jacqueline Blanco at 951-683-5193 ext. 241 or email her at jblanco@wyliecenter.org.
Wylie Center Food Bank Drive
With the rise in unemployment, the need for food assistance continues to rise and supplies are running low. More resources are needed to help the growing number of families and children going without food everyday.

How You Can Help
Donate! The Wylie Center
is collecting non-perishable food items and baby items for our Food Bank Pantry for families and children in need. Your donation is also 100% tax deductible. (Tax ID #93-0670286)

Examples of Food Items: Canned food items
Examples of Baby Items: Diapers, baby wipes, and baby wash

Please bring in your items to:

The Wylie Center - Brockton Site

4164 Brockton Avenue

Riverside, CA 92501


For questions please contact

Jacqueline Blanco at (951) 683-5193 ext. 241 or

Email to jblanco@wyliecenter.org

Clear Your Desk of that Old Computer Monitor....

Have you moved from a desktop computer to a laptop but that old monitor is still sitting on your desk or sitting in your garage? Donate it to The Wylie Center! Get a clean desk and a tax write off in one move.

CRT and LCD Monitors are accepted
El Pollo Loco Flamed Grilled Fundraiser
October 3rd, 2012
Join The Wylie Center at El Pollo Loco for freshly made salsa and flamed grilled chicken on October 3rd, 2012 from 12:30pm to 6pm with the flyer below and you can help us raise funds as you eat. It's that simple.

Show your flyer and 20% of your purchase will be donated!

We will be celebrating at the
El Pollo Loco Restaurant at
3655 Riverside Plaza
Riverside Plaza, CA 92506

* Only valid at this location and must present the flyer to receive the 20% donation.
Wylie Center to Benefit from Golf Tournament 2012 Golf Outing Logo
The Wylie Center is one of the 2012 Beneficiaries for the Premier Service Bank Charitable Golf Outing. Premier Service Bank has been giving back since 2006. 100% of the net proceeds raised will be distributed to the selected not-for-profit beneficiaries.

The Wylie Center is seeking sponsors/golfers for this special event held at the Victoria Club, 2521 Arroyo Drive, Riverside, CA 92506 on October 1, 2012.
For more information and to learn how to become a sponsor, please contact Jacqueline Blanco at 951-826-1728 or by emailing her at jblanco@wyliecenter.org

To view the golf tournament website,click here
How would you like to win an 8 day/ 7 night stay at the beautiful Fan House in Oahu?

To view Paradise, click here


Tropical Properties/Best Hawaiian Vacation has  

once again donated a week's stay at their beautiful Fan House for our golf tournament's Opportunity Drawing.  


Tickets are $100 each and we will only be selling

100 tickets - that's pretty good odds! The best part is that the winner does not need to  be present at the tournament to win.  


To purchase tickets, please contact Melody Amaral at 951-683-5193.  


*Airfare and transportation is their responsibility

but the house is well  

worth it.


A huge thank you to Bob & Rita Norton of Tropical Properties/Best Hawaiian Vacation!

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Wylie Center is Hiring

Home Program is hiring.  A Developmental Specialist Position is available in the upper desert regions. This includes Victorville, and Apple Valley areas. This position provides in home intervention services for infants 0-3 years of age. If interested please contact Karen Maness who can be reached at (951) 683-5193 ext: 239.

Wylie Center Mental Health Programs
Sensory Friendly Films

Don't miss the next Sensory Friendly Film!

Finding Nemo

September 22

10 a.m.

AMC Ontario Mills 30
4549 Mills Cir., Ontario, Calif. 91764

Tickets are $4-6 depending on location and can be purchased on the day of the event. 

Check out these tips by Southern California Edison on how to stay cool and avoid heat illness to help you the rest of the summer...
Uplifting Messages for Teens
Looking for a fun way for your teen to get uplifting messages? Have your teen use ReachOut.com
Push to find consumers owed $7.5 million by Money Mart, Loan Mart to enter final 60-days
Disability Resources Expo
The Ontario Convention Center
9am - 2pm
Meet vendors on:
Health, Housing, Transportation, Advocacy, Employment, Assistive Technology, Education, Recreation, Youth Services, and Senior Services.
This event is free with registration.
"Providing children's mattress sets to help children get the sleep they need"
Founded in 2010 by Ashley Furniture HomeStore, A Hope To Dream seeks to provide less fortunate children a mattress set that is essential to a good night's sleep.
To find out how to nominate a child and download the application,
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