Parenting Class Starting Soon

Incredible Years Parenting Series starts in Hood River Sept 23. A light dinner is provided along with childcare. Explore new parenting techniques, like new ways to deal with challenging behavior. Learn how to play with, praise and reward your young children. Learn how to use “Pocket Full of Feelings” to increase your child’s emotional literacy. By increasing your child’s intelligence and abilities, you get them ready for school success. Call Nancy at 541-436-0319, or toll free at 855-308-2236 to register.

It ended with “The Van Dance”

Crew member pretending to be a bird in a messy nest to make us laugh.

Crew member pretending to be a bird in a messy nest to make us laugh.

We are so proud of how our youth employment crew helps the Forest Service

Photo Contest Winners Displayed

Winner--PalomaAyala-Small-640x427Eight great photos have been selected as winners of the Columbia Gorge Parenting Education Awareness photo contest. The winning photographers are Paloma Ayala, Lorri Epstein, Tiffany Hardin, Eliza Hernandez, Nate Parson, Gary Reed, Kirsten Taylor, and Tori Vaughn.

You can see all the winning photos on Facebook, or view them on display at The Dalles Library in August and Hood River Library in September. 

Connectors Connecting

Community Health Workers preparing visual aidsOur latest newsletter story about how Community Health Workers are always on the job.

$100,000 Match Update-June Goal Achieved

wyeast_logo_colorThanks to an amazing response from donors, we met our June 30 goal for matching $75,000 of the Wyeast $100,000 Match. In fact, our current total is $78,376!

We are so grateful to Jeannette Kreft-Logsdon for inspiring donors to give more so we can do more with children and families.