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01/18/16 Courage to Dream Youth Summit

At the Second Annual “Courage to Dream” Youth Summit at Doubletree Inn, sponsored by WOMTEC. I sensed the positive energy when I walked in. Our children were enjoying the event! Thank you WOMTEC and Kathleen Hawkins and her team!

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01/14/16 National Mentoring Month

In honor of ‪#‎NationalMentoringMonth‬ here is another real example of how mentoring makes a difference at ‪#‎FriendsofChildrenandFamilies‬. Meet John (not his real name) who is 15 years old and lives with his mother. He does not do so well at school and reads at an elementary grade level. John has not seen his father in...

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01/14/16 Youth Summit

We are looking forward to attending ‪#‎Youth‬ Summit 2016 sponsored by‪#‎WOAMTEC‬. This will be our second year in attending this positive impacting, uplifting summit with great speakers who provide our youth with tools to succeed. One of our supporters, Barbara Bergstrom will be a guest speaker. See you there!

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01/14/16 Leadership Seminole to Adopt a Foster Home

“Leadership Seminole to Adopt a Foster Home”, is a great article written by Chip Calendreo, on Class 25 selection of Friends of Children & Families, INC foster home as their class project. The article is featured in Lake Mary Life Magazine Jan/Feb 2016 On-line Magazine. Please contact Lynn Hoppes, lhoppes@aol.com for further information.

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01/11/16 Jeremiah Project

We all know why art and using the left side of the brain is so important. It promotes creativity, stimulates your imagination and look at what can be produced, these beautiful jewels. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Jeremiah Project, Winter Park.  

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01/11/16 National Mentoring Month

January is ‪#‎NationalMentoringMonth‬. In honor of all the great mentors who have helped our society, this month, I will showcase our great mentors here at ‪#‎FriendsofChildrenandFamilies‬. Meet Mary (not her real name). Mary had a very good mentor who was very good at listening to her. Mary had an attitude of making the best of...