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From the monthly archives: July 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'July 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Fall Parenting Classes - ICARE

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 
Tuesday’s Aug 23 & 30,2016 
(Attend both classes)
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm  
Church of the Nazarene 
4000 N. 4th St. Coeur d’Alene 
 Cost: $50 Includes parent workbook

NURTURING FATHERS (DADS ONLY!) PARENTING CLASS 
Date: Wednesdays, September 7- December 7, 2016 (no class November 23rd) 
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm 
Place: 180 Living Building 1323 E. Sherman Ave. CDA 
Cost: $110 
Advance signup required! 208-676-1515 Or email: melanie@stvincentdepaulcda.org

Nurturing Skills For Families
Date: September 13 -November 29, 2016 
Time: Tuesday evenings, 
5:30-7:00 PM 
Place: Community United Methodist Church 1470 W. Hanley Ave, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $100

Visit http://www.icareforchildren.org/what-we-do-3/ for more info

Lake City Public Library Closed Aug. 1-14

COEUR d’ALENE – Lake City Public Library (LCPL) will be closed Aug. 1-14 due to school district maintenance.

Located within the Lake City High School library at 6101 Ramsey Rd., LCPL has its own collection of books, computers for public use, and public Wi-Fi___33. The branch can be designated to receive items placed on hold from any library in the Cooperative Information Network.

LCPL has extended summer hours until school resumes. Hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m.; and Thursdays, 1-7 p.m.

After the closure children’s programs will resume at LCPL including LEGO Club, Tuesdays at 10 a.m., and Storytime (geared for preschool and younger school-aged children), Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

School-year hours are Monday through Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m.

The phone number at LCPL is 208-763-0814, its website is www.lcplibrary.org; and its e-mail is info@cdalibrary.org. The Branch Manager is JD Smithson.

Nonprofit Leadership Program Fall Classes Announced


Sept. 10    Brand Matters
Sept. 10    Marketing on a Nonprofit Budget
Sept. 27    How to Connect, Activate, and Keep Volunteers Part 1
Oct. 10    How to Connect, Activate, and Keep Volunteers Part 2
Oct. 11    Leadership Challenge: Accepting Those We Don’t Know Through Inclusiveness
Oct. 18    Addressing Prejudice and Intolerance as a Community Leader
Nov. 1    Ethics and the Law Part 1
Nov. 8    Ethics and the Law Part 2
Nov. 11    Organizational Intelligence: Optimize Decision Making
Nov. 11    Organizational Effectiveness: Strategies for Creating Organizational Success

Nov. 15    Effective Social Media: Techniques Made Easy

Visit http://www.uidaho.edu/cda/outreach/nonprofit for pricing & registration information.

More Counselors Needed for Coeur d'Alene School District

A hike in troubling student behaviors at Coeur d’Alene School District middle and high schools is prompting a cry for more counselors.

Trustee Dave Eubanks has advocated for more counselors during discussions at school board meetings.

“We have had a very worrisome number of suicides and suicide attempts in recent years,” Eubanks said Wednesday. He guessed most of them happened at the middle schools, but some at the high schools as well.

Current counselors, board members and administration said they all want to see a better environment for counselors so they can focus more on students and their social and emotional needs.

Read the full story in the Coeur d'Alene Press

Jobs Plus Connects Dots With Education

Recent developments in local education were among the success stories celebrated Thursday during the Jobs Plus annual meeting attended by about 300 at The Coeur d'Alene Resort.

"One of the key components (to recruiting and expanding businesses) is a well-educated, well-trained and ready workforce," said Gynii Gilliam, president of the Coeur d'Alene area economic development corporation.

Gilliam said it's going to take government, colleges, the K-12 school system and businesses working together to overcome the challenges of creating and retaining such a workforce and "connect the dots" of economic development, which has been a Jobs Plus theme over the past year.

Read the full story in the Coeur d'Alene Press

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