Don't miss tonight's Parent Coalition workshop on housing! We will hear from a panel of community members and professionals on this important subject. Please RSVP, so we can plan accordingly.
For additional events, click here for The Arc's community calendar or click on the left sidebar.
As always, we are here to help you. Please contact us anytime.
The Arc of Whatcom County
Tuesday, October 21, 6-8pm
The Arc, 2602 McLeod Rd
Learn about housing options from a knowledgeable panel of adults with developmental disabilities, families, and professionals.
Please RSVP: 360-715-0170 ext. 303, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|THE ARC'S HALLOWEEN PARTY|
Friday, October 31, 5-7pm
Bloedel Donovan Park Multipurpose Building
Everyone is welcome to join us for our third annual Halloween Party! We will have fun games and prizes for all to enjoy. Dress in your costume and bring non-perishable food donations for the Bellingham Food Bank.
This event is in a fully accessible location. The Arc's Young Adult Self-Advocacy group is helping to sponsor this event. If you have questions, please give Christine a call at 360-715-0170, ext. 305.
|FACES NORTHWEST INFO MEETING|
Wednesday, October 22, 6-8pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham
Faces Northwest is a non-profit, parent-run organization that provides a therapeutic summer program specifically for children and young adults with autism. You are invited to an informational meeting on where they will answer questions about FACES and provide information on tuition discounts and payment resources for families.
- a 6-7 week, 6 hour per day, 4 day per week program
- one on one support
- speech services through community partners
- recreational activities and community outings
- summer educational and social goal support
- tuition reduction for family involvement in fundraising activities.
For more info, call 360-389-2151 or email email@example.com .
|DO YOU CARE ABOUT HEALTH EQUITY?|
Join the North Sound Accountable Community of Health and the Whatcom community for a 2-hour conversation for those who care about health equity and how we make decisions together in Whatcom County about our health, the health care system and health disparities.
Tuesday, October 28, 6-8pm
Sterling Drive Church
558 Sterling Drive, Bellingham
The information collected from this meeting will be gathered with data from Snohomish, Island, San Juan, and Skagit counties into an application for the North Sound region to become a pilot Accountable Community of Health (ACH) for next year. Free Mallard ice cream and snacks will be provided. To register, visit: www.surveymonkey.com/s/NSACHWhatcom
You can also email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event sponsored by Mallard Ice Cream, Rudy's Pizzeria and WAHA.
| RYAN COLBURN SCHOLARSHIP|
What: The Ryan Colburn Scholarship was created in 2011 in partnership with family leader, advocate and AMCHP (Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs) member Susan Colburn to honor her son Ryan. The Scholarship, valued at $1,800 to cover conference registration, airfare, lodging, and per diem, provides support for attendance at the AMCHP Annual Conference - the largest national gathering of maternal and child health (MCH) professionals.
Who: The Scholarship is specifically designed to provide support for a youth-with-disabilities leader to attend the conference, connect with family leaders, and continue to spread Ryan's message of hope. This year's conference, United to Build Healthier Communities, January 24-27, takes place in Washington, DC at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.
How: For more info about the conference or how to apply, visit the AMCHP website at www.amchp.org .
When: The deadline for applications is 8pm ET, Friday, Nov. 7th
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