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All it takes is ONE person 25th Anniversary Dinner

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Cash bar starts at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
The Common Man
21 Water Street in Claremont, NH

We are pleased to announce that our 25th Anniversary dinner celebration is scheduled for October 18th. Join us for a repeat performance by New York Times best-selling author Andre Dubus III. He spoke at a fundraiser for TLC two years ago. He made a deep and lasting impression on those who attended as he retold the story of his upbringing in post-industrial Massachusetts and shared about the ONE person who made a difference in his life…his boxing coach! Andre is a passionate and inspiring speaker. We hope to have an overflowing house for this event!

Parent Cafés

Starts Thursday, October 19, 2017
1:45 to 3:15 p.m.
Assumption Hall, 40 School St., Newport

Don’t wait in line! Join us for parent-to-parent peer support, resource sharing, and enhancing parenting skills for eight weeks on Thursdays from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Assumption Hall, next to Richard’s Elementary School. Your children will be brought to the hall at the end of the school day. Free snacks will be provided for parents and kids. RSVPs are helpful but everyone is welcome! Please RSVP to Stacey Hammerlind, Family and Community Coordinator, at SHammerlind@sau43.org or (603) 454-8271.

Sponsored by TLC Family Resource Center and SAU 43.

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Born to Run 5K

TLC BTR Logo 05 (1)Saturday, October 7, 2017
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., race starts at 9:30 a.m.

Join us for our annual Born to Run 5K in Cornish, NH. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Cornish Town Hall. $30 for runners and free for the Kids’ Pumpkin Patch Dash, which starts at 9 a.m. Click here for more information.

My Voice Matters

Thursday, September 28
5:30 to 8 p.m.

Children’s first and most important teachers are their parents, and that’s why New Hampshire Children’s Trust and New Futures Kids Count are offering a free advocacy boot camp in Claremont on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to empower parents to advocate for their children’s and families’ needs. Participants will learn why their voices matter and how to advocate for children: at doctor’s appointments, at parent teacher conferences, at their job, at town meetings, at schoolboard meetings, by voting, by contacting their state representative and more. Visit www.myvoicemattersnh.org/trainings for more information and to register.

Movie

resilience-still-06Resilience: Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.  Click here for a short trailer from the movie.

If you are interested in viewing this film in the future, please email Maggie@tlcfamilyrc.org for updated times and locations.

“…AN ENGROSSING STUDY OF HOW ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (OR ACES) CAN BE LINKED TO DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR AND MEDICAL DISEASES”

–Matt Fagerholm ROGEREBERT.COM

25th Birthday Cake Party

cake-imageJoin us here at our office at 109 Pleasant St. in Claremont, for a family birthday cake party in honor of our 25th anniversary. Rain or shine we will gather from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th! No reservations needed. Just come and bring your family and friends to learn more about our work and mission!

A Community Approach to Reducing the Occurrence and Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Friday, September 22, 2017 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Claremont Savings Bank Community Room
Broad Street, Claremont, NH

billbrownResearch has overwhelmingly demonstrated the connection between early life experiences and behavioral, health, and socio-economic outcomes in adulthood. This community conversation led by Bill Brown will help build competencies among professionals, caregivers, and community members that can help those affected by ACEs work towards wellness. Attendees will:

  • Examine the process linking experiences to physiological changes in the body;
  • Understand how these physiological changes influence health and wellness;
  • Discuss practical strategies for addressing some symptoms related to chronic toxic stress.

Bill Brown is a Vermont-based counselor and an owner at Confluence Behavioral Health in Thetford VT.  He holds a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling with 13 years of experience in the field. His professional interests include the impact stress and emotional turmoil have on identity formation and development, the intersection of early childhood experiences and lifelong health, and the role families and communities play in wellness.

The event is free and there is a free lunch for those who register. To register, please click here or call (603) 542-1848 ext. 322.

This event is sponsored by TLC Family Resource Center and Turning Points Network. The event is being held in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Turning Points Network (TPN) and the 25th anniversary of TLC Family Resource Center.