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We look forward to working with you in 2014!
2013-2014 Workshop & Webinar Series in January:
-- The Low Cost of High Morale: Rewarding Staff and Volunteers Webinar on March 5 - FREE for Everyone!
-- "To Be or Not To Be?" Startin a Nonprofit Workshop on March 6 in Marquette; March 11 in Hancock; March 25 in Harris
-- Volunteer Recruitment: Finding the Right Fit Webinar on March 20 - FREE for Everyone! More workshops and webinars are scheduled in the Winter/Spring. Don't miss out on these learning and networking opportunities - Register today!!
** All webinars are FREE for our members. Enjoy! **
2014 Excellence in Education Week will be on Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25. The banquet is scheduled for Monday, April 21 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University at 6 p.m.
*** Application for Judy Watson Olson Education Enrichment Award - send your completed application by FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014.
Peer Learning Circles:
Peer Learning Circles is for executive directors of U.P. nonprofit organizations and will connect executive directors, allowing them to join an informal co-hort honoring the collective wisdom of the group. Participants will be able to enroll until January 30, 2014. The first Peer Learning Circles will meet in mid-to-late February.
Thank you to all who attended the 9th Annual U.P. Nonprofit Conference!
2013 U.P. Nonprofit Conference was held on Friday, October 18.
This year's conference Theme - Pulling Together. Making a Difference.
-- Keynote Speaker Presentation - Donna Murray-Brown
-- Workshop Presentations
** Mark your calendar! 2014 U.P. Nonprofit Conference will be on Thursday, October 9.**
Japanese Cultural and Art Classes
-- class for 3rd-5th grade students starts on February 5 at 4:30 p.m. at the lower part of the Peter White Public Library.
-- art class will be coming up on April 12. The art class is for all ages.
Please call the Arts and Culture Center at 906-228-0472 to register for the classes. Join us & let’s have fun!
2012 Youth Asset Report Release
* 2012 Marquette and Alger County Youth Asset Report *
* 2012 Marquette and Alger County Sidebar Survey Report *
* Family Assets – A Positive Approach to Strengthening Families *
RISE U.P. for Youth Convening was held on March 22, 2013
-- Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Seita
-- Resources on Vulnerable Youth
-- Promising Strategies - Sample U.P. Programs
Youth Art 2013 – wonderful artwork by Lakeview Elementary School, Westwood High School and Superior Hills Elementary School students are up on MACYAP. They are very creative. Enjoy!
Financial Aid Resources - Local colleges host "Financial Aid Nights" at high schools across the region. These nights are intended to help teens who are planning to attend college (and their parents) understand financial aid. Additional resources on financial aid are also available.
Upper Peninsula Health Plan
Thrivent Financial Services