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December 2014 NEWSLETTER - ISSUE 128
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The mission of the Marin Foster Parent Association (MFPA) is to achieve consistent, safe, quality care for the well being of all foster children by providing support services and advocacy to Foster and Adoptive Families, Relative and Non-relative caregivers.

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Effective Parenting Flyer
Holiday Party Flyer
Children and Family Services Telephone List

 

Holiday Party News
by Barbara Sabido


This year's Holiday Party promises to be one for the books! Download the flyer in Attachments for all the juicy details, but for starters, plan on getting your hair styled and your photo taken, decorating cookies and making cards, eating, gift giving, and some old-fashioned holiday fun!

Yes, the flyer says RSVP by December 4th, so shoot a quick email to info@mfpa.net and let us know the age and gender of the child(ren) you are bringing ASAP!

MFPA Annual Board Meeting

The MFPA closes each year with a board meeting to which all MFPA members are invited.  Please join us on Wednesday, December 17th, from 9 to 11 AM, at the Community Resource Center, 4280 Redwood Highway, Suite 1B, San Rafael.  Bring your ideas and your energy!
Opportunities

Trainings - Check out the trainings being offered and plug them into your calendar!  These trainings are noted in the Calendar section and the accompanying flyers are in the Attachments section.


Monday, December 8th: Effective Parenting - Holiday Prep for You and Your Foster Child, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Huckleberry Youth Program office at Montecito Plaza, 361 Third Street, Suite G, San Rafael, light refreshments will be served (see flyer in Attachments Section for more information)

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The next monthly training with Ryan Pickrell is on Monday, December 8th, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, at the Huckleberry Youth office in Montecito Plaza (Trader Joe's shopping center) in San Rafael. Download the flyer here and PLEASE RSVP FOR CHILDCARE BY EMAILING INFO@MFPA.NET!!  December's topic will be Holiday Prep for You and Your Foster Child.

Calendar

Dec. 8: Effective Parenting, Holiday Prep for You and Your Foster Child, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Huckleberry Youth Program office at Montecito Plaza, 361 Third Street, Suite G, San Rafael, light refreshments will be served (see flyer in Attachments Section for more information, PLEASE RSVP for childcare)
Dec. 9: Kinship Support Group, 5:30-7:30 PM, Seneca Center, 3100 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, dinner/childcare provided with RSVP (required) to 264-0939 or email Seneca 
Dec. 14: MFPA Holiday Party, 12 to 3 PM, Novato City Hall, 901 Sherman Ave, Novato, RSVP with age and gender of your child(ren) (see flyer in Attachments Section for more info)
Dec. 16: Post-Adoption Parenting Group5:30-7:30 PM, Seneca Center, 3100 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, dinner/childcare provided with RSVP (required) to 264-0939 or email Seneca
Dec. 17: MFPA Annual Board Meeting, 9-11 AM, Community Resource Center, 4280 Redwood Highway Suite 1B, San Rafael, all MFPA members are welcome to attend
Dec. 23: Pre/Newly Adopted Support Group, 5:30-7:30 PM, Seneca Center, 3100 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, dinner/childcare provided with RSVP (required) to 264-0939 or email Seneca
Jan. 6: Post-Adoptive Support Group5:30-7:30 PM, Seneca Center, 3100 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, dinner/childcare provided with RSVP (required) to 264-0939 or email Seneca 
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