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11 12, 2012

Program helps to develop leadership council for girls

By |December 11th, 2012|High quality out-of-school programs and activities, Partner News|

Attention good people - the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Leech Lake Area is looking for girls between the ages of 14-18 living on or near the Reservation to be on the council, women willing to volunteer their time as mentors, and other adults interested in talking about economic success. Read on... The Boys & Girls Clubs of [...]

15 10, 2012

Teen Read Week @ your Library

By |October 15th, 2012|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level, High quality out-of-school programs and activities|

"Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms..." By Amy Dettmer, Assistant Library Director The Grand Rapids Area Library will celebrate Teen Read Week™ from October 14 to 20, 2012, aimed at encouraging area teens to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, [...]

9 09, 2012

Community Ed releases Fall Class Catalog

By |September 9th, 2012|High quality out-of-school programs and activities, Partner News|

No time like the present to sign up for a class through Community Ed! School's started and so have Community Education Classes. This fall's catalog is full of an amazing array of classes - from knitting Classes to Archery Classes at Forest History Center and lots more. Don't wait to register! More info and register online at www.getlearning.org

9 09, 2012

‘Hot Cheetos’ and cool philanthropy target importance of after-school programs

By |September 9th, 2012|High quality out-of-school programs and activities|

Good learning from MinnPost - and validation for what we already know up here in our neck of the woods - having after-school programming available for kids is a very good thing. The now-famous 'Hot Cheetos and Takis' video was created at the Nellie Stone Johnson Beacons Center, an after-school program.